2018 Calender

Below is the 2018 schedule by month for upcoming groups and workshops  (last updated September 14, 2018). Events are added throughout the year. If you would like to be added to the email list for upcoming events please complete the sign up form by clicking >here< or email me.

Although the theme/title of a group or workshop may be the same, each workshop is unique. I spend time in personal ceremony and journey to my helping spirits prior to each event to receive guidance on the material we’ll explore in the workshop.

DEPOSITS, RSVPs & PAYMENTS FOR CLASSES/WORKSHOPS: Deposits for classes/workshops are non-refundable. Once you’ve request a spot be reserved you’re responsible for paying the deposit amount in full whether or not you attend. If you decide not to participate your deposit is forfeited no exceptions. The balance of your tuition is due when we gather for class. If you RSVP for an event and cancel your participation less than 24 hours in advance you are responsible for covering your monetary contribution. If you want to pay your tuition/contribution with a credit card please submit your balance via Paypal (www.paypal.me/theyewtree) before class begins and be sure to note the date and title of the class with your payment.

If finances are a consideration and you feel deeply called to participate in an event please do reach out to me directly as every workshop has at least one partial and/or full work trade opportunity and for some workshops I’m also able to offer partial scholarships and discounts. These opportunities are on a first come first serve basis, contact me directly for availability. I also offer payment plans, please contact me directly in advance to make arrangements.

*Note about “Good journeying skills required”: Before registering for workshops where “good journeying skills are required” please be comfortable enough with the  process to confirm that you’re having reasonably consistent success with getting into your journeys, meeting your Guides, receiving useful information from them, and then clearly returning from the journey and putting the information to use.

******January 2018******

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Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle

Wednesday, January 24th – 6pm – 8pm

Fort Bragg, CA

All levels of experience welcome! ·  RSVP Required

Sisters, mothers and grandmothers you are invited to come celebrate our transition into a New Year and explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying! In this 2 hour journeying group you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying practice and journey to the Goddess that will bring you the support and healing you need in your life now.

Monetary investment $25. Space is limited, RSVP required no drop in’s please. Contact me directly theyewtree@gmail.com 707.357.5869 to reserve your spot. If you feel deeply called to participate and finances are a consideration please let me know as no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Further details including preparation and what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


*****February 2018*****

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Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle

Wednesday, February 21st, 6pm – 8pm

Mendocino, CA

All levels of experience welcome! ·  RSVP Required

Come explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying in a small group setting! In this 2 hour women’s journeying circle you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying practice and journey to a unique Goddess that will bring you the support and healing you need in your life now.

Monetary investment $25. Space is limited, RSVP required. Contact me directly to reserve your spot theyewtree@gmail.com 707.357.5869. This circle will be held at a private residence in the Mendocino Village. Further details including exact location, preparation and what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


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artwork by Amanda Clark

“Self-Healing Sundays: Cultivating Authentic Power”

Sunday, February 25th, 12pm – 4pm

Eel River Holistics – Garberville, CA

No experience necessary – all levels of experience are welcome!

In this 4 hour class we’ll explore what it means to pick up your power, what can cause one to fear their power, how to embody your power and work with it in a good way and experience a series of shamanic journeys, including a journey to meet your inner warrior.

**This class is full –  Registration is closed**

Cost $85, $35 non-refundable deposit required. “Click here to register for Cultivating Authentic Power”


*****March 2018*****

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artwork by Amanda Clark

“Working in Partnership with the Land, Spaces & Places” – 2 day workshop

Saturday, March 10th & Sunday, March 11th

Mendocino, CA

Previous journeying experience necessary ·  Registration Required

Working in partnership with the land establishes balance between human and spirit. It offers each of us an opportunity to learn, grow and align with the natural rhythm of our living environments and to cultivate and maintain balance and harmony in the places we visit and the places we call home.

In this 2 day workshop you can expect to:

  • Learn what it means to be in “right relationship” with the land and the spirits of the land.
  • Establish a direct line of communication with the land where you live.
  • Learn how to work in partnership with your helping spirits & spirits of the land to assess and address imbalances.
  • Explore basic clearing & blessing practices that help restore balance and harmony to the land, your dwelling(s) and in some circumstances your workplace.
  • Journey, journey and journey some more in a small group setting.

***Registration is closed***

Tuition $175, $75 non-refundable deposit required to reserve your spot. Space is limited, maximum participation is 5. “Click here to Register”


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“Light, Life & True Self”

Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle

Thursday, March 29th, 6pm – 8pm

Fort Bragg, CA

RSVP Required – No Drop In’s Please

You’re invited to come and celebrate the return of the light by celebrating the light within you! In this 2 hour women’s journeying circle participants will embark on a shamanic drum journey to meet their True Self and learn how to embody this powerful ally to support them in their daily lives. Learning how to embody your True Self creates a baseline for who you are. Your True Self includes all of your past selves and their collective wisdom and your future selves and all of their potential. She holds the wisdom of everything you can be and is attuned to your unique gifts. The embodiment of ones True Self not only supports maintaining healthy boundaries, a greater degree of clarity and discernment, she also helps to meditate conflict and elicits the True Self in those around you. I’ll begin by discussing the basics of shamanic journeying and then we’ll move into the journey itself.

No prior journeying experience is necessary – Small group setting with a maximum of 9 participants.

Monetary Investment $25. Please RSVP to me directly theyewtree@gmail.com or (707) 357-5869. Further details including what to bring with you will be provided to those who RSVP prior to the event.


 

*****April 2018*****

 

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“Shamanic Journeying Group”

Thursday, April 12th – 6pm-8pm

Eel River Holistics – Garberville, CA

RSVP Required – Space is limited – No Drop In’s

Come explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying! In this 2 hour journeying group you can expect to:

  • Learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing shamanic practice.
  • Cultivate & restore balance, harmony and enhanced well-being within yourself and your relationships with other humans, plants, animals, land and the elements.
  • Journey, journey and journey some more each month with different themes and intentions in a small group setting (5-15 participants).

Cost $35-$45 self-determined sliding scale. Space is limited, RSVP required drop in’s will not be admitted. Contact me directly 707.357.5869 theyewtree@gmail.com to reserve your spot. Further details including preparation, what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


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artwork by Lucy Campbell

“The Power Animal Journey”

Introduction to Shamanic Journeying – 1 day workshop

Saturday, April 21st – 10am – 6pm

Mendocino, CA

Knowing how to journey with your helping spirits is not a gift only available to a select few.  It’s an inherent capability that helps us navigate our lives with greater wisdom. The ability to access direct revelation from the spirit world makes life more comprehensible and manageable. It heals and empowers us, increases self-awareness and helps us discover the truth of our experience and purpose, by putting us in closer communication with our soul. This workshop is intended for beginners (no prior journeying experience is necessary) as well as experienced journeyers who would like to deepen their relationship with their Power Animal.

In this workshop you can expect to:

  • Explore basic shamanic principles & learn the basics of shamanic journeying.
  • Meet or deepen your relationship with your personal Power Animal/Guardian Spirit.
  • Experience how the shamanic journey can be an effective tool for self-healing and greater self-empowerment.
  • Learn how to form clear intentions to journey on and troubleshoot any questions that arise.
  • Journey, journey and journey some more in a small group setting.

***Registration is closed***

Tuition: $85, $50 non-refundable deposit reserves your spot. Registration is required, space is limited to a maximum of 8 participants. “Click here to register”


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“Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle”

Wednesday, April 25th 6pm – 8pm

Mendocino, CA

All levels of experience welcome! ·  RSVP Required

Come explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying in a small group setting! In this 2 hour women’s journeying circle you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying practice and journey to a unique Goddess that will bring you the support and healing you need in your life now.

Monetary investment $25. Space is limited, RSVP required. Contact me directly to reserve your spot theyewtree@gmail.com 707.357.5869. This circle will be held at a private residence in the Mendocino Village. Further details including exact location, preparation and what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


*****May 2018****

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Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle

Wednesday, May 23rd – 6pm – 8pm

Fort Bragg, CA

All levels of experience welcome! ·  RSVP Required

Sisters, mothers and grandmothers you are invited to come celebrate our transition into Summer and explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying! In this 2 hour journeying group you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying practice and journey to a unique Goddess with the intention of receiving the support and healing you need in your life now.

Monetary investment $25. Space is limited, RSVP required no drop in’s please. Contact me directly theyewtree@gmail.com 707.357.5869 to reserve your spot. If you feel deeply called to participate and finances are a consideration please let me know as no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Further details including preparation and what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


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artwork by Lucy Campbell

“The Power Animal Journey”

Saturday, May 26th – 11am – 3pm

Eel River Holistics – Garberville, CA

In this 4 hour highly experiential and fun class we’ll explore the basic Core Shamanic principals of shamanic journeying. Shamanic journeying is a meditation practice dating back hundreds of thousands of years and is a very reliable means of accessing the wealth of information and healing available to each and every one of us to support us on our unique soul path, journey to wellness and personal empowerment.

As a participant you can expect to:
• Learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying
practice.
• Retrieve your Power Animal or Guardian Spirit and learn how to journey with them for
guidance, connection and enhanced well-being.
• Learn how to form clear intentions and questions to journey on.
• Explore how a shamanic approach to healing and empowerment can support your
unique path.
• Journey, journey and journey some more!

***Registration is closed***

Tuition $65, $45 deposit reserves your spot. Space is limited, registration required drop in’s will not be admitted. Deadline to register Wednesday, May 23rd. “Click here to register”


 

*****June 2018*****

 

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Shamanic Journeying Circle

Monday, June 18th 6pm – 8pm

Fort Bragg, CA

RSVP Required

In this 2 hour circle we’ll embark on a series of shamanic drum journeys with the intention of restoring balance and harmony within ourselves and our relationships with other humans, plants, animals, the land, the elements and more!

As a participants you can expect to:

  • Learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing practice.
  • Establish a direct line of communication with helping spirits for guidance, connection, healing and enhanced well-being.
  • Explore different themes and receive support in forming questions to journey on.
  • Journey, journey and journey some more in small group setting with a maximum of 9 participants.

Monetary Investment $25, Space is limited – RSVP Required. Contact Heather to reserve your spot (707) 357-5869 theyewtree@gmail.com. Details including location will be sent via email to those who’ve RSVP’d.


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“Summer Solstice Cannabis Ceremony”

Thursday, June 21st 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Albion, CA

You’re invited to experience one of the most powerful days of the year – Summer Solstice in sacred ceremony with our beloved plant healer Cannabis. We’ll gather at a private residence and Redwood sanctuary in Albion, CA.

In case you’re wondering what committing to a ceremony looks like… Our ceremony will open with an invocation to call the directions, elements, our personal guides allies and totems, the Sun and the Spirit of Cannabis. Our ceremony then commences in rounds marked by the sound of the chimes. At the beginning of each round participants have an opportunity to drink sacred medicinal tea, inhale sacred smoke and/or ingest flower essences before putting on their blindfold and going on an inward journey with Cannabis for guidance and healing supported by song and sound. Sara Bassindale will be assisting us in ceremony, lending her gracious and loving presence, flute and crystal bowl. Your musical instruments, sacred songs and healing intentions are welcomed, honored and appreciated! We’ll celebrate the completion of our ceremony by calling out the directions, giving thanks and grounding back into our bodies with a simple potluck.

There are some agreements such as being on time, fasting from alcohol and Cannabis for 24 hours prior to the ceremony, honoring strict confidentiality, being flexible on your landing time and ensuring you are grounded prior to leaving and taking 100% responsibility for yourself and your experience. Space for ceremony is limited to a maximum of 9 participants. To honor the limited amount of spots available a (non-refundable) minimum donation of $45 per person is required to be paid in advance to reserve your spot. “CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT”

Additional donations of any domination of your choice will be gratefully accepted on the day of ceremony, however these are not expected. I look forward to gathering in this sacred way with those of you who feel called to attend! Thank you for all that you are and all that you bring to the circle!


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artwork by Katherine Skaggs

“Discovering Your True Self”

Saturday, June 30th

HaromnyUs Festival @ Caspar Community Center – Caspar, CA

In this 1 hour class participants will embark on a journey to meet their True Self and learn how to embody this powerful ally to support them in their daily lives. Learning how to embody your True Self creates a baseline for who you are. Your True Self includes all of your past selves and their collective wisdom and your future selves and all of their potential. She/he holds the wisdom of everything you can be and is attuned to your unique gifts. The embodiment of ones True Self not only supports maintaining healthy boundaries, a greater degree of clarity and discernment, she/he also helps to meditate conflict and elicits the True Self in those around you. I’ll begin by discussing the basics of shamanic drum journeying and then we’ll move into the journey itself.

I’m offering this 1 hour class at the HarmonyUs Festival. HarmonyUs is a benefit to support the Caspar Community Center a 501c3 non-profit organization. To learn more about the festival and/or to purchase tickets please visit https://www.harmonyusonpurposeevents.com/


*****July 2018*****

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“Shamanic Journeying Circle
Tuesday, July 31st 5:30pm – 8pm
Shelter Cove, CA
RSVP Required

Shamanic journeying is one of the oldest practices for understanding the world of Spirit and energy. It has been the foundation of the spiritual and healing practices for a vast number of cultures for thousands of years. When we set an intention, invoke sacred space, make ourselves still and comfortable with a cloth over our eyes and listen to the steady beat of the drum, we are able to travel to unseen worlds and establish a direct line of communication with the many helping spirits who reside there for guidance, connection and enhanced well-being.

In this 2 1/2 hour circle you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic drum journeying or deepen your existing journeying practice and explore different themes and journeys to support you in receiving the guidance and healing you most need in your life now.

Monetary investment $45. Space is limited, RSVP required. Please contact the circle facilitator Heather O’Connell with questions or to reserve your spot (707) 357-5869 theyewtree@gmail.com. We’ll gather at a private residence in Shelter Cove, CA. Further details including exact location will be provided a few days before we gather to those who RSVP.


 

*****August 2018*****

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“Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle”

Wednesday, August 22nd 6pm-8pm

Redway, CA

Come explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying in a small group setting! In this 2 hour women’s journeying circle you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying practice and journey to a unique Goddess that will bring you the support and healing you need in your life now.

Monetary investment $35. Space is limited, RSVP required. Contact the group facilitator Heather O’Connell theyewtree@gmail.com 707.357.5869 to reserve your spot. Further details including exact location, preparation and what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


*****September 2018*****

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Shamanic Journeying Circle

Wednesday, September 12th 6pm-8pm

Redway, CA

RSVP Required

In this 2 hour circle we’ll embark on a series of shamanic drum journeys with the intention of restoring balance and harmony within ourselves and our relationships with other humans, plants, animals, the land, the elements and more!

As a participant you can expect to:

  • Learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing practice.
  • Establish a direct line of communication with helping spirits for guidance, connection, healing and enhanced well-being.
  • Explore different themes and receive support in forming questions to journey on.
  • Journey, journey and journey some more in small group setting with a maximum of 9 participants.

Monetary Investment $35-$45 self-determined sliding scale. Space is limited – RSVP Required. Contact me directly to reserve your spot (707) 357-5869 theyewtree@gmail.com. Details including location will be sent via email to those who’ve RSVP’d.


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“Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle”

Wednesday, September 19th 6pm-8pm

Fort Bragg, CA

Come explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying in a small group setting! In this 2 hour women’s journeying circle you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying practice and journey to a unique Goddess that will bring you the support and healing you need in your life now.

Monetary investment $25. Space is limited, RSVP required. Contact the group facilitator Heather O’Connell theyewtree@gmail.com 707.357.5869 to reserve your spot. Further details including exact location, preparation and what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


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“Beginning Shamanism”

Saturday, September 29th & Sunday, September 30th

10:30am – 5:30pm both days

Eel River Holistics – Garberville, CA

Registration Required (click on link below)

This 2 day workshop is an introduction to Core Shamanism. Knowing how to journey with your helping spirits (personal guides and allies) is not a gift only available to a select few.  It’s an inherent capability that helps us navigate our lives with greater wisdom. The ability to access direct revelation from the spirit world makes life more comprehensible and manageable. It heals and empowers us, increases self-awareness and helps us discover the truth of our experience and purpose. This workshop is intended for beginners (no journeying experience is necessary), as well as experienced journeyers who are new to Core Shamanism or who would like to tune-up their relations with their helping spirits.

In this 2 day intensive, fun and totally engaging workshop we’ll cover a wide range of key practices, you can expect to:

  • Meet your spiritual guides and allies and learn how to journey shamanically with them for guidance and healing.
  • Journey to the Upper, Lower & Middle worlds.
  • Learn how to form clear intentions and questions to journey on.
  • Build good alliance with your spiritual guides and allies.
  • Learn the ethics and protocols of shamanism, and its traditional uses in healing.
  • Work in connection with others: the first steps towards shamanic healing work.
  • Work in a small group setting where each participant will receive individual support.

Tuition: $175-$250 self-determined sliding scale. $100 non-refundable deposit reserves your spot. Full registration with deposit is the only way to ensure your participation. “Click Here to Register”


 *****October 2018*****

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“Women’s Shamanic Journeying Circle”

Wednesday, October 17th 6-8pm

Fort Bragg, CA

Come explore and experience the empowering practice of shamanic journeying in a small group setting! In this 2 hour women’s journeying circle you can expect to learn the basics of shamanic journeying and/or deepen your existing journeying practice and journey to a unique Goddess that will bring you the support and healing you need in your life now.

Monetary investment $25. Space is limited, RSVP required. Contact the group facilitator Heather O’Connell theyewtree@gmail.com 707.357.5869 to reserve your spot. Further details including exact location, preparation and what to bring with you will be sent to those who’ve RSVP’d prior to the event.


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“Death, Dying & the Afterlife: Psychopomp”

3 Day Shamanic Training

October 19th, 20th & 21st    

Friday 5:30-8:30, Saturday & Sunday 10:30am – 5:30pm

Garberville, CA

   *Good journeying skills required (see note at top of page)

In this 3 day workshop we’ll explore death, dying and delve into various aspects of what is known in Shamanic terms as Psychopomp work. Psychopomp comes from the Greek word Psychopompus and means “conductor of souls”. As a participant you’re invited to explore your own relationship to death & dying, giving you an opportunity to face any fears you have regarding death and gain a deeper perspective on what a transitioning soul faces at the time of death as well as how to work compassionately with those who are dying and those souls who have passed who need assistance finding their way home.

In this 3 day highly experiential workshop you can expect to:

  • Learn how to work in partnership with compassionate helping spirits and psychopomp beings to safely and effectively assist transitioning spirits so they can fully cross over.
  • Explore ways to help transitioning humans reconcile their lives and find clear passageways to the other side, including how to support those who have different spiritual beliefs.
  • Cultivate a relationship with Death as an ally and learn how to work with ritual and ceremony to release fear, grief and give thought forms, beliefs and attitudes that are no longer serving you an honorable death.
  • Explore how to work with a group to facilitate Psychopomp work on a larger scale.
  • Learn how to practice good boundaries in this work.
  • Explore soul agreements you may have made regarding this work and gain clarity on how to integrate this work into your life in a way that supports balance and well-being.
  • Journey, journey and journey some more in a small group setting.

Tuition: $295, $150 non-refundable deposit reserves your spot. Registration required, deadline to register Friday, October 12th. Space is limited to a maximum of 8 participants. “Click Here to Register”


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“Fall Cannabis Ceremony”

Thursday, October 25th 5:30pm-8:30pm

Private Residence – Albion, CA

Come and celebrate our transition into Fall and harvest season with a Cannabis healing ceremony! We’ll gather at a private residence and Redwood sanctuary in Albion, CA.

In case you’re wondering what committing to a ceremony looks like… Our ceremony opens with an invocation to call in the directions, elements, our Ancestors who carried the seeds of Cannabis, our personal guides allies and totems and the Spirit of Cannabis. Our ceremony then commences in rounds marked by the sound of the chimes. At the beginning of each round participants have an opportunity to drink sacred medicinal tea, inhale sacred smoke and/or ingest flower essence before putting on their blindfold and going on an inward journey with Cannabis for guidance and healing supported by song and sound. Your musical instruments, sacred songs and healing intentions are welcomed, honored and appreciated! We’ll celebrate the completion of our ceremony by giving thanks and grounding back into our bodies with a simple potluck!

There are some agreements such as being on time, fasting from alcohol and Cannabis for 24 hours prior to the ceremony, honoring strict confidentiality, being flexible on your landing time and ensuring you are grounded prior to leaving and taking 100% responsibility for yourself and your experience.

Space for ceremony is limited to a maximum of 9 participants. To honor the limited amount of spots available a (non-refundable) deposit of $45 per person is required to be paid in advance to reserve your spot. “Click here to reserve your spot”

Additional donations will be gratefully accepted on the day of ceremony. I look forward to gathering in this sacred way with those of you who feel called to attend! Thank you for all that you are and all that you bring to the circle!


*****November 2018*****

There are currently no classes scheduled for this month. Check back soon!


*****December 2018*****

There are currently no classes scheduled for this month. Check back soon!


Happy New Year! Stay tuned for 2019 schedule.

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