SHI offers Classes for Certification which create the core curriculum of the organization. A progressive professional training program is available for individuals who decide to apply the knowledge and techniques of Shamanism to their lives or in service to others. The educational series begins with developing your own personal medicine wheel mesa. For those wishing to become more intimate with conducting ceremony in service to others as a Shamanic Practitioner, the program continues with a three-part training series to become a Shamanic Practitioner and stay fresh in your practice. Participants receive certification for completion of each course. Please monitor the SHI Calendar for class schedules and other event and workshop offerings.
Essentials of Shamanism
Designed for individuals with minimal knowledge regarding shamanism, spiritual healing, and the application of energy medicine. The program is open to all, regardless of their current knowledge or skill level; It is common for individuals with prior training in shamanism or other spiritual healing techniques and traditions to attend. The goal of this program is to gain knowledge of spiritual healing and apply the healing techniques to our lives so that we may transform our consciousness and awareness to practice the principle of Ayni. Some of the topics to be presented are the energy body system, shamanic journey, Andean cosmology, energy medicine, and the use of ceremony and ritual. Participants will learn how to journey to three worlds, build their first healing mesa, and receive the Rites of Munay Ki and Ayni Karpay.
This program is a pre-requisite course for Kawsay Journey and Munay Way.
This class is offered twice a year (fall and spring) as a 10-session course that meets approximately every other week. The class is also offered once a year as a 5-day summer intensive.
Designed for those who have completed of Essentials of Shamanism and are interested in becoming a shamanic practitioner. The course will fulfill desires to integrate the energy medicine traditions of several cultures’ healing traditons into an intimate experience that is expressed in all aspects of daily living. The goal of this program is to apply Munay, understanding your Truth in conjunction with the guiding principle of Ayni.
This program is a pre-requisite course for Munay Way.
This class is offered once a year (fall) as a 10-session course that meets approximately every other week.
Designed for those who have completed of Essentials of Shamanism and Kawsay Journey who are interested in becoming professional shamanic practitioners. The goals of this program are to become proficient in the determination of spiritual dissonance and the creation of effective and efficient healing ceremonies that embrace the tradition of the healer’s lineage.
This class is offered once a year (spring) as a 10-session course that meets approximately every other week.
Shamanic Practitioner Training and Supervision
Designed to develop our capabilities for providing service through healing ceremonies to others. The objectives are to review existing ceremonies, to practice existing ceremonies, to modify existing ceremony from our experience and feedback from clients, and to discover new ceremonies to enhance our effectiveness in delivering service to our clients and communities. This is a professional supervision program for shamanic practitioners who have completed Essentials of Shamanism, Kawsay Journey, and Munay Way.
This class is offered twice a year (fall and spring) as a 4-session course that meets once a month.