Learn shamanic methods yourself for healing and spiritual development.
The Path of Shamanic Mystery:
from the Forest to the Stars . . .
With these eight experiential workshops, 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.
2019-20 Eugene Workshop Schedule
Sept 7-8 '19 The Ancestors and Power Places
Nov 16-17 '19 The Faery and Weavers of Fate
Feb 8-9 '20 Rune Power & Seith
April 18-19 '20 Merlin's Temple & the Sacred Grove
2020 Online Workshop Schedule
Feb-April '20 Tarot Spirits Healing & Shadows (online)
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.
If you are interested in a workshop and the proposed dates 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.
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 2021)
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.
Rune Power & Seith
(Feb 8-9 2020)
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.
The Faery and Weavers of Fate (Nov 16-17 2019)
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. The evening of Dec 9th you are welcome to join a community pot luck and Wild Hunt ceremony.
Merlin’s Temple and the Sacred Grove
(April 18-19 2020)
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.
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
(TBA Fall 2020)
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
Eugene: TBA Fall 2020
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.
Tarot Spirits: Healing & Advice (Online Feb-April 2020)
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