2018 East Coast Two Week Shamanic Healing Intensive Oct 21 – Nov 1

Nan MossEast Coast Two Week Shamanic Healing Intensive, October 21 – November 1, 2018, Madison, Virginia. This life-changing course will be taught by Nan Moss and assisted by Elaine Egidio.

Originated by Michael Harner, this intensive training in advanced core shamanism is described by former participants as “amazing,” “transformative,” “life-changing,” and “the most important experience of my life.” A variety of advanced methods are practiced in this residential program, including extraction healing, power (core) soul retrieval training, psychopomp work, divination, and work with the spirits of nature. There will also be work that is not included in FSS weekend workshops, such as selected advanced healing methods, the dream dance, explorations, and initiatory experiences.


The West and East Coast Two Week Intensives are the centerpiece annual programs of the Foundation and the best preparation for the Three-Year Programs. Enrollment is limited and early application is recommended. To assure a place in the program, please return your application promptly; acceptance will be according to priority received.

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Harner Shamanic Counseling Training, August 2018 in Boston

“The HSC work is among the most powerful I have encountered, not only for myself at the training, but in use with clients afterwards. With regard to the training itself, I really loved it.” –Susan Rossi

Harner Shamanic Counseling Training
August 6-10, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
Taught by April Tuck, CSC

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This five-day course provides intensive preparation in a highly effective system of personal problem-solving and guidance for those who wish to use the methods for themselves or professionally for others. Harner Shamanic Counseling (HSC) was originated in the early 1980s by Michael Harner based on his earlier devised core shamanism.

East Coast Three Year Program in Advanced Shamanism, April 2018

Michael Harner’s
“The Three Year Program has changed my life on a cellular level. It has been the best experience of my life!”

11th East Coast Three Year Program
Begins April 29-May 4, 2018
Madison, Virginia
Taught by Nan Moss

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Originated by Michael Harner and based upon his decades of research and experimentation, this course is the most advanced training in shamanism and shamanic healing offered by the Foundation. It is widely considered as unparalleled in the world. It involves intensive extended training in progressively higher levels of very advanced shamanism, including initiations into rare and little-known practices and principles.

Live Premiere of The Way of the Shaman Documentary

The live premiere of the new documentary film The Way of the Shaman: The Work of Michael and Sandra Harner took place on Friday May 19, 2017. An enthusiastic audience of about 200 FSS members, supporters, and guests were present at the Lark Theater in Larkspur, California for the first public showing. A viewer says:

“Thank you for making such a beautiful and inspiring film about the birth of the foundation. It was absolutely stunning!  Thank you Michael and Sandra for your vision and your commitment.”

The documentary will be available soon for streaming at no cost. Learn more and view the trailer

Michael and Sandra Harner arriving for the premiere.


FSS President Susan Mokelke introducing the film, with Michael and Sandra.


Sandra Harner and Michael welcoming the audience.