Applied Shamanism

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Applied Shamanism is offered as taught by Isa Gucciardi, PhD at the Foundation of the Sacred Stream. Applied shamanic principles and techniques are utilized to increase self-awareness, access support, and make powerful changes in your life. From a shamanic perspective, illness is often seen as being “out of balance or dispirited,” or as a loss of power. Shamanic work often utilizes a sonic form-drumming, rattling, singing to alter perception and to connect with non-ordinary realms. Power retrievals or soul retrievals may be utilized. You may receive the support of guides or your ancestors. You may strengthen your connection to the natural world- the animals, plants, and elements-air, fire, water, and earth for healing.