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I am thrilled to announce that a new free e-book, “Start your shamanic journey” is now available for download!

In this guide, I share insights and practical tips on how shamanism can help you connect with your inner wisdom and the healing power of the natural world. It presents a comprehensive approach to shamanism, covering a range of topics such as animism, shamanic journeying, finding your Power Animal and more.

To download your copy simply click on the link below.

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Your support helps us create a world where shamanic wisdom and healing are accessible to all. Thank you for being a part of this mission!

Paul Francis

more free resources

2022 also saw the birth of our free YouTube and Podcast channels. The plan is to focus on developing these much more in this coming year. If there are any topics you would like to see us cover in these, please do let us know.

You can find interview videos on our Youtube channel here, and the podcast is available through the usual podcast services (including here).

Upcoming courses:


The essential, low-cost introductory course for anyone wishing to explore this approach. 

Dates: January 7th to February 11th, 2024


  • What shamanism is (and what is not)
  • The history of shamanism and animism
  • The key concepts of the shamanic universe
  • How to do a shamanic journey (step-by-step process)
  • How to do a Power Animal retrieval journey and find your own Power Animal
  • The fascinating and potentially life-changing story of why we nearly lost shamanism, why we need it back and how psychotherapy fits in the process
  • The basics of how to do shamanic healing for other people

Course Structure. The course is delivered via:

  • Three live sessions on January 7th, January 21st, and February 4th. The live sessions start at 2pm (UK time). The first is 3.5 to 4 hours long, and covers the first two modules (described below). The second and third live sessions are 2 hours long. All are recorded, for anyone who is not able to attend them live.
  • Five pre-recorded theory modules, delivered by video and accompanying learning materials. These are released at roughly weekly intervals as the course progresses.
  • A website discussion forum and (an optional) Signal group, where students can ask questions, discuss topics, share experiences and additional resources, and get support, encouragement, and a sense of community.
  • A bonus video, answering students’ questions and offering additional teaching. 


January – February 2024: HEALING THE PAST, CHOOSING THE FUTURE. Healing family patterns, releasing ancestral burdens, and freeing ourselves up to better choose our future path. More details here.

March – April 2024: EXPLORING THE LOWER-WORLD. Go deeper still into the practice of Hollowing-Out. Find a truly Lower-World Human Guide, and maybe your Lower-World Human Tribe too. Discover the healing power of the Elemental Transformational Practices, of Air, Fire, Water, and Earth. More details here.

June to September 2024. INNER TRIBE WORK. Shamanic Soul Retrieval and Parts-of-Self Work. Details to follow.

Learn more vital shamanic techniques and practices. This includes an in-depth exploration of shamanic Extractions, De-possessions, Disentanglings, Expansions and Just-Being practices. Details to follow.

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