Beginning Shamanic Journey
6-part Live Online Workshop
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm Mountain Standard Time (UTC -7)
Dates: Mondays – November 6, 2023 to January 15, 2024
Online Platform: Zoom
Class Size: 5 Students
Curious about shamanism? Wondering how to create a deeper spiritual connection? In this life-changing workshop learn the primary technique of shamanism, the shamanic journey. Receive instruction for accessing the spirit world and gathering messages from the Divine. Join Spiritual Teacher, Stacey Couch, and four other spiritual seekers for a live online six-part “Beginning Shamanic Journey” workshop.
Much like a waking dream and known as “soul-flight”, shamanic journeys allow you to connect deeply with your soul. Exploring the spirit world, you communicate with spirit animals and guides. Through relating with the Soul of the World, shamanic journeys bring pivotal guidance and healing.
A process of direct revelation, the shamanic journey is a powerful modality for finding connection in your spiritual life. Being able to communicate directly with Source for support nourishes any person of any spiritual or religious background. Any and all beliefs are accepted in this diverse practice.
With Spiritual Teacher, Stacey Couch, you find a nurturing, creative learning environment from which to embark on the journey of realizing your authentic self. Shamanic journeys provide a refuge, a refuge from the demands of daily life. Here there is no need to perform or please. In the spirit world, you get to be the real you and attend to what is most important to your soul. Compassion surrounds you as you experience the heart of the Sacred in love with you.
Shamanic journeys also provide valuable support for a life of service to the planet, people, and animals, and help with determining what next steps in that work might be.
Perfect for new students or for students looking to expand your existing journey practice. No prior experience required.
An in-depth “Shamanic Journey Guide” with over 60-minutes of video instruction is included with the registration fee. You can learn and practice journeying before we meet if you’d like, or you can simply watch the video to prepare for the first meeting.
Watch this video on “What is a Shamanic Journey? 7 Key Ingredients”
To view the first meeting in your time zone visit here:
For those of you outside the U.S. please keep any time changes you have in mind.
AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS – This class is at 5am Sydney time on Tuesdays.
Discussion topics for the workshop are listed below. Topics and the order of topics are subject to change based on the flow of discussion and energy of the group:
Session 1 – Lower World Shamanic Journey
Review what a shamanic journey is and the fundamentals of how to go on a shamanic journey yourself. Have your questions answered. Like meditation, learning to do your own shamanic journeys is a skill you can use for a lifetime. Go on your first shamanic journey with a spirit animal through the earth and into lower world.
Session 2 – What the Journey Means
Share your journey and the symbols, images, and messages that arose in and after it. In the embrace of the group, feel the healing of having your experience held and heard. Stacey offers ideas and feedback for further integration. And, listening to the journeys of the other students enriches and deepens your own experience.
Session 3- Journey with a Question
Receive guidance on how to form questions/intentions for a shamanic journey and go on a journey to lower world with your classmates on a question you’d like help with. This is a practice in shamanism known as “divination”. Divination brings valuable insight from your soul and your spirit guides into life decisions both big and small.
Session 4 – Exploring the Answer to Your Question
Interpreting answers to questions posed in a shamanic journey can be tricky. If we think too literally, we will turn the journey into a simple parlor trick, but if we are too symbolic and “out there” with the interpretation we don’t know how to apply the information received on the journey to our lives. Stacey brings years of expertise to help you find the layers of insight needed to realize tangible action.
Session 5 – Journey to Upper World
We get to upper world by flying up through the heavens and into an ethereal place. For some of you, this place is like coming home and for others, the more grounded types, this is a challenging experience. With Stacey’s support and instructions your upper world journey helps balance out the duality of heaven and earth within.
Session 6 – Being with the Mystery
In our last meeting, we explore the images, symbols and stories encountered in upper world to see what meaning arises. Concrete answers come and more questions can come from our questions. Now that you know how to do your own journeys, you can open to the mystery of the vast landscape and insight opening up before you.
- November 6
- November 13
- December 4
- December 11
- January 8
- January 15
What is a Shaman?
The term “shaman” refers to a person, of any decent, that practices a spirituality characterized by the following: an animistic, earth-centered faith, regular communication with spirit guides and animals, and the practice of “journeying” or soul-flight into mystical realms.
Anthropologists have dated shamanism back 100,000 years and discovered it at the root of every culture. Thus, everyone has a shaman somewhere in their lineage. The practice was nearly lost with the rise of the modernized world, but in recent times shamanism has experienced a resurgence as its ability to unlock valuable guidance and remarkable healing is rediscovered.
This workshop is right for you if you:
- Would like to learn more about shamanism
- Are interested in learning and developing shamanic journey skills
- Find yourself wanting to connect with spirit animals and guides
- Appreciate the direction of a facilitator who creates a safe container for sharing
- Consider yourself a spiritual seeker
- Are looking to connect with others from around the world on the spiritual path
This workshop guided by Stacey provides a community for you and other seekers involved in deep transformation. Here you have an opportunity to talk, think, listen and feel through what you are experiencing. Stacey has over 15 years of experience leading groups in shamanic journeywork.
Talking with others about your interior life can be scary, especially when your experiences are different than those of the people around you. That’s the value of the being in a workshop with Stacey Couch. She provides a safe place to reveal conversations with your soul. Stacey holds a sacred space for you to share, for different ideas to arise, and for kinship and compassion beyond tolerance to grow. Her work is that of guiding you to the knowing that resides in your divinity.
In this workshop, we share our questions and consider possibilities. There is no doctrine, no right answer, and no one person smarter or wiser than the other. We all bring our own life experience and wisdom. In this space it is okay to not have the answers. In fact, that is the gentlest position. Rather than try to answer all of each other’s questions, we explore ideas and sit in wonder, wondering what is and sharing the little glimpses we each have the privilege to know.
Attendance is Required
Please check your calendars carefully and be sure that you are available to attend each session. Since this workshop is for a small amount of people, your attendance is REQUIRED once you register.
Your participation is key to make this work.
In this digital era people tend to be more casual about online activities. That works really well for the mass presentations with one teacher speaking to hundreds of students online, but for small, intimate discussion groups like we are forming, live attendance is necessary to make this work.
Your fellow seekers need your voice and questions to enrich the experience. Out of respect for your fellow seekers, please don’t fail to show and take up the spot of someone who would have been able to attend and benefit from the discussion.
Please be sure to check your calendars and make sure that the times and dates work for you in your time zone. And be sure to reserve the time in your schedule. The fee for this small group workshop must be paid in advance and is non-refundable.
After each workshop, you receive an audio only recording (no video) of the meeting to download via Dropbox. These recordings are available for download for 6 months following the workshop
One week prior to the event, you will receive an email with details on how to attend the event via your computer, mobile device or phone. It is preferred that you attend the event via video conference, but you can also call in by phone.
There are no refunds for this workshop once you register unless your space can be filled. If you need to cancel and your spot in the workshop is able to be filled, you may receive the option of a refund minus a 5% processing fee.
Full enrollment is required for Stacey to hold this class. If the workshop does not fill, Stacey reserves the right to cancel the workshop and refund your full payment.
Want to Learn More about Shamanic Journeying?
Check out this article on “The Benefits of Shamanic Journeying”
About Author, Stacey L. L. Couch
Stacey L. L. Couch is a Spiritual Teacher who specializes in shamanism, inter-spirituality, archetypes, and symbolism. She supports soul pioneers - those of you who are learning as you go along the spiritual path. She works with beginner and life-long spiritual seekers. Through working with Stacey, lost seekers find their way home and professional spiritual guides receive mentorship. Stacey empowers people with the ability to explore their purpose and calling. Wisdom found in story, mysticism, and nature provide guidance and healing in her work. She is the author of Gracious Wild: A Shamanic Journey with Hawks. She values mindfulness, wonder, and compassion in her daily spiritual practice. Learn More about Stacey.