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Shamanic Training

Learn shamanic methods yourself for healing and spiritual development.

The Path of Shamanic Mystery:

from the Forest to the Stars . . .

With online experiential workshops, you can walk a personal spiritual path from 40,000 year-old shamanic practice through Celtic, Nordic, Faery and Druidic ways to the modern Western Mysteries.  We all long for a deeper connection to our ancestors, spirits of place and the cosmos. Receive powerful gateway initiations into mysteries of the earth, otherworld, and the stars.

     In-person workshops are offered in two groups, the Forest Spiral and the Star SpiralEach workshop can be taken independently.


Eugene Workshop Schedule

In-person workshops postponed


Online Workshop Schedule

Anytime - AstroTarot Essentials

Jan 2024 - Free Event: Meet the Tarot Spirits

Feb-Mar '24: Tarot Spirits: Healing with the Stars

April 2024 - Free Event: Tarot Spirit Shadow Healing

May-Jun '24: Tarot Spirits:  Shadow & Stars

Jun 2024 - Free Event: Cauldron Healing & Tarot Spirit 

Jul-Aug '24: Tarot Spirits:  Magic & the Tree

Reid Hart is your workshop leader. Reid is a co-founder of Hearth of the Dancing Drum—a community drumming and healing circle.  He has presented workshops on shamanism, otherworld exploration, and the Western Mysteries for more than 20 years.

At this time, the in-person workshops are postponed. Check out our online options!

If you are interested in a workshop and the proposed dates or location do not work for you, please contact me to see if adjustments can be made. If you are interested in sponsoring a workshop in a location other than Eugene, OR, please let me know.

On Demand

These courses are immediately available online for learning at your own speed and convenience. Instructor and participant sharing and question response is included.


Shamanic Tarot Divination

Explore Shamanic ways to connect with Tarot Spirits through a wealth of divination spreads. Get Tarot Spirit counsel for assistance with those tough decisions we all face.


Introduction to the Shamanic Journey

Learn the shamanic journey--key to core shamanic practice. Journey with percussion to the lower and upper world. Meet a power animal and a spirit teacher.


Astro Tarot Essentials

Engage effectively with the Tarot Spirits, learn about your natal (birth) astrological chart, and clear natal challenges working with the Tarot Spirits. Self-paced online course prepares you for Tarot Spirits: Shadow & Stars.


Scheduled LIVE Online Courses

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The Tarot spirts Online LIVE CourseS 

These live courses are independent and scheduled in rotation. They work with Tarot Spirits as spirit teachers for astrology, Qabalah and Shadow Work. We bring Shamanic Ceremony alive online with strong engagement of both teacher and participants.



Meet with a Tarot Guide as an effective way to engage with Tarot Spirits.  Learn to map your Natal Astrology to the Tarot Spirits and then reconcile possible challenging aspects in your birth chart. Expand your work to  groups of Tarot Spirits.

Feb-Mar 2024


Use both pathwork with the Tarot Spirits and the Celtic Cauldrons (the chakras of the West) to engage with the Tree of Life. Discover the traditional home of each Tarot Spirit and connect with Archangels and Cauldron temples. Engage with Tarot Magic to improve your life.

July 2024


The work with Tarot Spirits goes deeper, embracing the personal shadow self. Tarot Spirit astrology expands into the Houses or areas of your life, with a focus on healing your soul and calling your destiny. Includes basic Tarot Spirits engagement. 

May-Jun 2024


The Forest Spiral

These four workshops focus on fundamental truths from the shamanic perspective. We work with the earth in the role of Forest Shaman with a Celtic and Nordic orientation. Important elements of shamanic practice are included, such as ancestor work, power places, the Faery connection, Rune power, elemental powers, Druidry, and natural magical methods.


The Ancestors and Power Places. (TBA)

Connect with the Guardians and powers of nature and your own birth destiny. Become truly native in your place.  Raise earth power to energize body and soul. Honor your ancestors and clear ancestral blood lines.


The Faery and Weavers of Fate (TBA)

Connect with the faery of the otherworld. Meet the weaver who initiates you into the mystery of the warp and weft of fate.  Work at the crossroads with Life, Luck, Love, and Destiny. 


Rune Power & Seith


Visit the well of memory and encounter the spirit of the Runes in a sacred grove. Climb the high-seat and engage Seith (sei∂r  or truth telling). Harness the power of rune magic for divination and transformation.


Merlin’s Temple and the Sacred Grove


Work with Druidic and Celtic traditions to receive wisdom and growth.  Initiate into the Archmage’s Temple. Engage power and vitality through the Celtic cauldron tradition and shape shifting. Achieve personal transformation in the Druid’s Grove.

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The Star Spiral

These four workshops explore important aspects of the Western Mystery tradition. The approach is one of the Star Shaman, using shamanic methods to encounter the mysteries more deeply. The Western Mystery tradition is a path to spiritual growth based in approaches suitable to the Western mind, including divination, higher magical correspondences, talismans, and creation of desired life outcomes. A Celtic approach is part of the work.
The workshops cover essential elements of the Western Mysteries, including Tarot, Astrology, Magic, and Qabalah.


Planetary Powers and
the Tree of Life
(Similar Online July 2024)

Use shamanic methods to call the cosmic power of the planets and universe. Climb the Tree of Life for spiritual healing and personal discovery at the heart of the Western Mysteries.  Empower talismans for healing, protection, and prosperity. Connect with your subtle energetic bodies to enhance your life.


Calling Your Destiny:
The Lightning Path
(Similar Online July 2024)

Call on true creative power and learn how to attune with the Tree of Life and Hermetic truth. Develop personal triad temples at the earth, astral, ethereal, and divine levels to work personal transformations at the heart of the world tree. Commune with the four worlds and their connection to the four elements.

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Tarot Spirits: Healing & Advice 
(Similar Online Self Paced Now)

Create a valuable relationship with the Tarot Spirits as trusted advisers and powerful helpers. Receive healing, gifts and wisdom from the 22 Spirits of the Tarot Major Arcana.

Apply Tarot intention to transform your life.

What past students are saying about the workshop:

"The combination of shamanic work with Tarot Spirits was very powerful and opened a doorway to reinvigorate my Tarot practice. The workshop helped me feel a deeper connection to Tarot spiritual guidance." 

            -   Aruna Beth Miriam Rose, MA  Rose Lotus Healing Arts


Tarot  Spirits: Star & Shadow Healing
(Similar Online Self Paced Now)

Work with your natal astrology and the Tarot Spirits to balance your life path. Learn deep techniques to resolve life issues and conflicts. Work to balance your shadow self in a powerful way.

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