West Coast Two Week Shamanic Healing Intensive, June 2020 – Postponed

Amanda FoulgerWest Coast Two Week Shamanic Healing Intensive, June 7-18, 2020, Northern Marin, California (San Francisco Bay area). This life-changing course will be taught by Amanda Foulger.

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 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 2020 in San Francisco area, CA

“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 3-7, 2020
San Francisco area, California
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.

Shamanic Training – A Guide to Getting Started

Are you interested in Michael Harner’s authentic, powerful, and effective shamanic training? Here is a helpful guide to getting started with the Foundation for Shamanic Studies’ integrated series of workshops and programs in advanced shamanism and shamanic healing.

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE (PDF): Shamanic Training – Getting Started

Visit the Workshops home page for details about: core shamanism, complete workshops listings with calendar links, frequently asked questions (FAQ), available discounts, and more.

New Issue of Shamanism, December 2017

The new FSS journal Shamanism (Issue 30, December 2017) is now available. Members, look for the issue in your mailbox soon. Download a sample, the FSS News Section.

In this issue:

  • Transcultural Shamanic Experiences: Some Examples from Indigenous and Core Shamanism
  • The Resurgence in Mongolia: Implications for the Worldwide Revival of Shamanism
  • Universal Shamanic Tradition
  • The Old Slovenian Faith and the Old Believers
  • Shamanism in Europe: Thirty Year Anniversary of FSS Europe
  • Classic reprint: Plant Spirit Medicine
  • Shamanic Divination as Spiritual Problem Solving
  • FSS News, Member Directory, Drumming Circles, and more

The annual journal Shamanism is a benefit of membership in the Circle of the Foundation. Not a member? How to Join Us

West Coast Three Year Program in Advanced Shamanism, October 2018

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

16th West Coast Three Year Program
Begins October 7-12, 2018
San Francisco Bay Area
Taught by Amanda Foulger

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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.