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COURSE CALENDAR 2021

BASIC COURSES:

The Shaman's Journey
24-26 Sept 2021, Jutland, Denmark

COURSE REGISTRATION
 
ONLINE COURSES:
The Deepening Path
Begins 6 March, 5 sessions

Into the Journey
Begins 16 March, 5 sessions

Rhythms of Life (open to all)
Begins 21 March, 4 sessions
Healing Earth
Begins 26 June, 6 sessions
Sacred Ceremony (open to all)
Begins 5 Sep, 3 sessions
Open to Power (introduction course)
Begins 5 Oct, 4 sessions
Shamanism, Peace and Power
Begins 3 Nov, 4 sessions
 
ADVANCED COURSES:

Forest Seidr 
9-13 June 2021, Mid-Sjælland, Denmark

Spirit Voice
10-12 Sept 2021, Copenhagen

 
OTHER EVENTS:
Talk: Shamanism, Change & Balance
18 March, free online Talk
 
COURSES NOT IN SEASON:
Legacy of the Wise Ones
Shamanic Healing
Soul Retrieval
Iceland Seidr
Return to Spirit
Shamanism, Death & Life
Blessed by the Moon
Spiritual Ecology
Seidr
Power of Ritual
Spirit Dance & Ceremony
Voice of the Earth
Being Home
Shamanic Counselling 1
Shamanic Counselling 2
Blessing the Shaman's Way
Step Into Change
 


SACRED CEREMONY - online course

Ceremony and ritual are an essential part of all shamanic traditions. Sometimes it is easy to view them mainly as large events used for special occasions, but it is also possible to bring this beautiful way of being into your daily reality.

The focus of this online course is to help you open to the power of simple everyday ceremony, wherever you are on your path. By understanding some essential elements and steps, you can begin to build it into a regular practice. Small familiar actions can be transformed into sacred actions through intention. In this way we experience Life as the Ceremony it is.

During the training we will look at different types of everyday ceremonies and rituals and the situations where they are helpful. We will explore what is important when creating and holding them, including the role of Song and Music, composing Altars, and ways of opening into Sacred Space. We will also touch on the issue of cultural appropriation and how to work with ceremony in ways that are respectful and honouring.

The course is held as webinar-style meetings with a combination of teaching, guided meditation, individual and group ceremony. In between meetings you will be offered personal work to do at home as well as a dedicated facebook group for participant sharing and teacher comments. You will be given examples and exercises to help you experience different possibilities and ways to stay connected to ceremony after the course. 

This course is open to all, no previous experience is necessary. It is helpful both for people who want to be introduced to ceremony and for those who have been working with it for years. Wherever you are on your path, you can learn more.

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This course is offered as a webinar-style course with a larger group. You will be invited to do personal work and exercises at home between meetings, to experience the practice and get most out of the course. In between meetings you will have access to audiorecordings of the meetings and receive supporting material to help you deepen your practice.

** As a webinar course, it is possible to join this course in your own time, listening to recordings and engaging with the exercises at your own pace. The material will be available for several weeks after the course has ended.

The course is taught in English by Jonathan Horwitz and Zara Waldebäck. 

This course is open to all. You do not need any previous training. It is suitable for anyone who wishes to explore and experience the role of ceremony in their life.

COURSE DATES & TIMES:
We will meet via Zoom for a 3hr circle on a Sunday, 15.00-18.00 Swedish time (CEST) 
The course runs weekly for 3 sessions on the following dates:

* Meeting 1 - 5 Sep
* Meeting 2 - 12 Sep
* Meeting 3 - 19 Sep 

PRICE: 
To make it more accessible, this course is offered at three different price levels. Please consider what you are able to give at this time and choose the one that is right for you: 

2250 SEK - 1500 SEK - 750 SEK

Please note that we do not offer refunds on online courses

BOOKING:
For booking information, please email Zara: courses@asbacka.org

** When booking, please state which price you can pay and which country you live in. Once you pay, there are no refunds.

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION: 

You will need to connect to the Zoom meetings via a computer, tablet or phone. In between meetings you will be given work to do at home as well as space on a dedicated facebook group for participant sharing and teacher comments. If you prefer not to use facebook, it is still possible to join in with the course through the Zoom meetings only.

If you have never taken part in an online course, it is quite simple and you will get technical guidance to help you prepare. This is a different way of meeting but very powerful in its own way.

To read about each course, click on the links in the Course Calendar on the left.
To get general information about booking a place, click on Registration.