Water cleanses. Water embodies emotions. Water can transmute. All our offerings at Embracing Shamanism honour and work with the elements. What workshop, training and course is calling you? Find out here. … Read more about The Element of Water
The Element of Fire
Fire brings light. Fire brings life. Fire brings transformation. All our offerings at Embracing Shamanism honour and work with the elements. What workshop, training and course is calling you? Find out here. … Read more about The Element of Fire
In modern times often warriorship is associated with fighting. Yet in ancient times warriors embodied the teachings of protection and manifestation. At Embracing Shamanism we have a variety of workshops and trainings to discover the Spiritual Warrior inside of you, in a way that is meaningful to you. Explore our offerings here. … Read more about Spiritual Warriors
Regular Shamanic Practice Groups
Shamanic practice groups in Scotland, established and led by shamanic practitioners who have trained with Embracing Shamanism, bringing their knowledge and inspirations into their communities can be found here. … Read more about Regular Shamanic Practice Groups
What is soul esteem?
Soul Esteem is not dependent on anything other than you being in the universe is enough – you are here, and you have value because of that. That’s it. Healthy ego esteem depends on positive feedback loops that you put in place. But at some point it will fall short and you have to go mystical. And that is where soul esteem comes in. Explore this further in our Shamanic Teacher Training and Our … Read more about What is soul esteem?
What is a Healthy Ego?
A healthy ego is having a genuine sense for yourself. When you don’t have to take power from other people in order to feel powerful. You don’t have to devalue others in order to value yourself. You don’t have to be in an inner war with yourself on perfectionism and your flaws. You can have the ‘all in’ attitude and this is crucial for having a healthy ego. Both our Shamanic Teacher Training and … Read more about What is a Healthy Ego?
What is the ego?
Ego is more of a value question, where identity is how you identify yourself. In spirituality and self-help the ego is regularly labelled as bad, it’s demonized, it is shamed. However, I want to invite you to ponder on whether this rings true for you in relation to why we are here, and our soul contract that includes to develop ego and identity. The ego is the part of the mind that negotiates … Read more about What is the ego?
On our Nature Intelligence Course we explore the complex dynamics of the plant kingdom, interactions that show clear parallels to the human realm. This includes language, plant sentience, intelligence, the creation of cities, cooperation in groups, adaptation to their environment, protection of offspring and species memory that is handed down through the generations. Learn more here. … Read more about Plant Intelligence
Traditionally a lot of the shamanic journey work performed by the Shaman of the tribe would involve movement and voice, allowing it to become a ‘theatre’ so that the community can witness the experiences of the shamanic whilst on the journey. Theatre of the Shaman is part of the initiatory learning and journey of the Shamanic Practitioner Training. … Read more about Shamanic Theatre
Dance is a beautiful tool to connect with the power of the Universe. The word power in shamanism refers to ‘spiritual power’ or ‘divine force/presence’, and therefore power dance always involves some form of merging or communion with the divine. All of our offerings here include the element of dance. … Read more about Power Dance