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With Shamanic Teacher and Anthropologist
Hank Wesselman
New Live Training Starts
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Discover ancient and traditional shamanic practices to journey to the dream world and manifest the original imprint of your Oversoul.

Access guidance from your Higher Self and learn to once again walk in the wonder and wisdom of childhood and be re-enchanted.

Have you marveled at the stories of miraculous shamanic healings, and medicine men and women who walk “between the worlds” for information from ancestors, guides and spirits?

Or, maybe you’ve witnessed indigenous elders whose simple, heart-filled, joyful presence reminds you of how graced we are to live each day with the blessings of Mother Earth.

Well, it’s time to take these wise beings off the pedestal and recognize that their seemingly magical qualities are also within YOU.

You have extraordinary capacities for wisdom and the same joyful reverence that illuminates these beloved beings.

You can open to seeing the world with shamanic eyes — as a divine blessing here for us to savor (and protect). And when you do this, you become naturally re-enchanted with the world.

You see all of life in its depth and beauty, with the eyes of love.

That doesn’t mean being naive or blind to hardship and suffering. In fact, you see those dimensions with ever-more compassion, yet you see THROUGH them to a higher truth — that this world is infused with sacredness. Everywhere. Even in the blackest of moments.

In the times ahead, shamanic wisdom will be essential for all us, for it roots us in the earth and in the higher dimensions of our consciousness, giving us a calm center and the capacity for clear, steady action in times of crisis. It also gives us specific skills and tools to foster individual and collective healing.

By walking the shamanic path of re-enchantment, you become someone who is committed to the ONENESS of humanity, healing ancient rifts and restoring wholeness within yourself, in others and the planet.

Shamanic Wisdom is Part of Today’s Spiritual Awakening

The rediscovery of shamanism has emerged as a major thrust of the spiritual awakening that is taking place today in the Western World.

While modern spiritual traditions each have their wisdom and beauty, ancient shamanic traditions have withstood the tests of millennia. They provide us with access to the mystical dimensions of life to live more harmoniously with ourselves and our relations.

These traditions speak a language of wise guidance, harmony and heart that is a balm for our souls, too often caught up in the relentless activity and technological buzz of modernity.

These shamanic lineages carry essential medicine for the 21st century, a time in which we are now called to form a global community of peace and shared understanding.

The traditional peoples know that the world presents itself to us in two halves — a world of things seen and a world of things hidden.

The techniques of traditional shamans for expanding our awareness provide inner explorers with an easily learned method for accessing the hidden dimensions of reality and connecting with sources of wisdom and power for healing and problem solving.

In the Shamanic Path of Re-enchantment virtual program, you have the opportunity to journey live into the frontiers of shamanism with beloved pioneer Hank Wesselman and a committed global community of spiritual explorers.

Hank writes: “We will rediscover our indigenous heart through narrative stories and through the classic shamanic journey method, the ancestral form of meditation, allowing us to re-establish connections with our helping spirits, our spirit teachers, our ancestors and possibly our Spirit Guide (our Higher Self’s teacher). We will engage in visionary fieldwork, examine the nature of our personal soul cluster and explore the nature of health, illness and healing from the perspective of spirit medicine.”

The Importance of a Skilled Guide

When you join this groundbreaking 7-week virtual program, you’ll be in safe and skilled hands.

Hank Wesselman has worked for more than forty-five years with scientists investigating the mystery of human origins in the fossil beds of eastern Africa’s Great Rift Valley and has spent much of his life living with indigenous tribal people.

Hank has spent much of his professional life working with these peoples and learning their culture, cosmology and spiritual practices. For 28 years, he’s studied shamanic practices, melding shamanic principles with his anthropological insights to provide us with unique avenues for exploring the further reaches of human potential.

In the early 1970s, on safari in the eroded surreal fossil beds of southwestern Ethiopia, he began to have spontaneous visions strikingly like those of traditional shamans and he has been an apprentice and teacher of shamanism ever since.

As a result of this deep study, Hank has authored nine books on shamanism, anthropology and personal transformation, including the critically-acclaimed Spiritwalker trilogy, The Bowl of Light, and A wakening to the Spirit World with Sandra Ingerman.

Hank will guide you in voyages of consciousness that can result in deep healing of unresolved emotions and profound openings to a more expanded understanding of reality.

These shamanic journeys can connect you with your Oversoul (and the many lifetimes of knowledge that reside there) as well as open you to greater transformation, healing and guidance.

Hank will draw from many indigenous lineages and traditions, particularly from Hawaiian and Polynesian teachings that he has been entrusted with.

And he’ll show you how to put these empowering teachings into practice — expanding your capacity to seek and receive guidance from these higher realms for healing and transformation.

You’ll emerge more joyful, grounded, and connected to your Higher Self, with a deeper understanding of how to walk as a bridge between worlds.

During this powerful 7-week virtual program, you’ll:

What You’ll Discover in These 7 Weeks

Course sessions are on Thursdays at 5:00pm Pacific.

In this 7-week transformational virtual workshop, Hank will guide you through the fundamental shamanic practices you’ll need to successfully access hidden dimensions of reality and connect with your Higher Self as a source of wisdom and power for healing and problem solving.

Each weekly, LIVE contemplation and training session will build harmoniously upon the next so you’ll develop a complete holistic understanding of the practices, tools and principles to sustain your connection with your shamanic practice.

Module 1: The Re-enchantment A Shamanic Path to a Life of Wonder (December 1)

We are often enchanted as children by our experiences of nature — our first sense of the natural world’s deeper mysticism. Yet, as we grow into adulthood, we tend to lose this sense of wonder, only to experience a “re-enchantment” through our connection to nature later in life.

During this opening session, Hank will share stories of his own enchantment with nature early in life, and of his re-enchantment with the natural world, which began over 40 years ago as he worked as an anthropologist in the fossil beds of southwestern Ethiopia. His sense of wonder was also reignited a decade later by an early connection with shamanism through Sandra Ingerman.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The Myth of Sophia and its connection to the World’s Soul
  • A shamanic practice for finding your personal place of power and healing through the dreaming of the natural world
  • How to expand your awareness of the World Soul (also known as Sophia or Gaia) to experience a deeper connection with the natural world
  • How to experience Nature Mysticism by connecting with the Spirit Guardian in your “Sacred Garden” in the dreaming of nature
  • How to use a drum or rattle as a tool to expand awareness

Module 2: The Shaman as Medicine Man or Woman & Connection to the Otherworlds (December 8)

There’s a distinction between a shaman and a medicine man or woman. All shamans are medicine people, but not all medicine people are shamans. What is it that distinguishes shamans from all other religious practitioners? This week, you’ll explore these differences as well as the nature of the Other Worlds and the shaman’s connection to spirit allies. The shaman is a universal figure found in some form in every culture and all shamans perceive the Other Worlds in very much the same way.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The three levels of the dream world: The Lower World, the dreaming of Nature; The Middle World, the dreaming of humans, our everyday world, and the Bardos of the afterlife; and the Upper World, the dreaming of the gods where each of us has a unique connection.
  • The four levels of spiritual unfolding — belief, faith, direct experience and personal transformation
  • Traditional shamanic ways of connecting with power
  • The nature of helping spirits and why they connect with us
  • What the relationship of Nature Mysticism and Deity Mysticism is

Module 3: The Three Souls & the Nature of the Self (December 15)

Each of us is an embodied spirit with three distinct souls. The soul that sources us into this world at life’s beginning is our Spiritual Oversoul, residing always in the dream world where it dreams. The Physical Body Soul is already in residence when our spiritual soul seed arrives with life’s beginning. This body soul is seen as the inception of our energy body sourced to us by our mother and father. The Mental Conscious Egoic Soul is our soul that forms in response to the union of our other two souls and comes into being in reaction to our life as it unfolds.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The distinct functions of your three souls: The Spiritual Oversoul, The Physical Body Soul and The Mental Conscious Soul
  • Your relationship with your Spirit Teacher and who this is with relation to your Oversoul through shamanic journeying
  • The nature and functions of your spiritual self
  • How to experience a Journey of Personal Divination through shamanic work to seek guidance on a particular issue
  • The Oversoul as the repository for all your past lives and as one of your three ancestral lineages
  • Explore the perspectives of the kahuna mystics of Polynesia on the soul

Module 4: Working With Ancestral Spirits (December 22)

Our family lineages and our personal spiritual lineage, expressed through the Oversoul, represent three ancestral lines forever in connection with us. This connection is made through our energetic matrix and energy never dies, which means we cannot disconnect from our ancestors who gave us life. In turning our attention toward our ancestors through shamanic journeywork, many opportunities for spiritual and personal growth become possible.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • Your ancestors who comprise your “Spiritual Support Team,” guiding and informing you on the possibilities for your life
  • How to connect with an Ancestral Spirit who is compassionately concerned for you in your Sacred Garden for guidance on healing and progressing on your spiritual path
  • How you may explore your personal ancestral field of past lives through connection with your Oversoul field
  • Since your Oversoul exists outside of the time-space continuum, is it possible to connect with descendants who may represent future lives?

Module 5: Spirit Medicine: The Common Causes of Illness & the Four Levels of Shamanic Healing (January 5)

What are the differences between physical and spirit medicine? This week, you’ll explore the classic causes of illness — disharmony, fear and soul loss — states that often develop following trauma and which can open us to illness and enable intrusions by undesirable entities. You’ll also examine the four levels of shamanic healing – personal empowerment, assessing the nature of an energetic intrusion as well as shamanic extraction and soul retrieval work.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • How to connect with one or more healing spirits in your Place of Power to seek guidance and healing
  • The true potency of your Oversoul as the source of all the energy you’ll ever really need to release harmful intrusions and restore physical harmony and balance to fend off potential life threatening illnesses
  • To engage in a shamanic journey to reconnect with your Oversoul for healing
  • To journey to the “Sacred Garden” to meet with healing spirits for assistance with our own healing and that of others

Module 6: Ancestral Lineage Healing (January 12)

Through shamanic practices, it’s possible to aid in the healing of an ancestor. This week, you’ll discover shamanic practices for dealing with an illness that is causing distortions in family lineages as it’s passed down from ancestor to descendent. You’ll also gain insight into how the healing of such an illness can help dissipate the manifestation of its distortions on your present life.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • How to heal the illness of an ancestor by connecting with healing spirits in your Place of Power
  • How to journey to your Sacred Garden (as a place in the Middle World of dreaming) to invite an ancestor in need of healing to meet you
  • How to provide an invitation to the healing spirits in relationship with you to heal an ancestor
  • Ways to seek healing for all descendants of an ailing ancestor, including yourself

Module 7: The New Mysteries: Nature & Deity Mysticism (January 19)

In response to the modern mystical movement of the Western world, a new perception of who we are, what this world is all about, and what we’re doing here is emerging. The awareness of our three souls is also birthing a new perspective of God. During this last session, you’ll explore the concept of humanity “divinized” and the powerful practice of Deity yoga from the perspective of Tibetan spiritual practice. You’ll also explore the relationship between your spiritual Oversoul and its teacher, the Spirit Guide.

In this module, you’ll:

  • Experience a shamanic journey to return to your Sacred Garden to meet your Oversoul and, through it, with your Spirit Guide, your Oversoul’s teacher and caretaker
  • Understand the difference between the popular concept of your “guides,” who are actually spirit helpers providing us with power, protection and support and “The Guides,” the Higher Organizing intelligences of the Upper Worlds who serve as master teachers
  • Learn to view your Oversoul and your Spirit Guide as your “two best friends” and advisors once you are in enhanced connection with them
  • Engage in a shamanic journey to discover something you wish to know from your Spirit Guide about your soul’s destiny

The Shamanic Path of Re-enchantment Bonus Collection

In addition to Hank’s transformative 7-week virtual program, you’ll receive these powerful training sessions. These bonus sessions complement the course — and promise to take your understanding and practice to an even deeper level.

The Shamanic Journey Method
Audio Teaching From Hank Wesselman

In this excerpt from Hank’s The Spiritwalker Program, you’ll receive foundational knowledge that is important to know about shamanism. You’ll be invited to take a journey to your own sacred place, your Sacred Garden. You’ll discover a map of the inner worlds and learn how to master entering a trance state.

Percussion Tracks for Shamanic Journeying
Audio Recordings From Hank Wesselman

In these drumming tracks from Hank’s The Spiritwalker Program, you’ll be offered some advice on how to use drumming and rattling to enter a journey state. You’ll be provided with three different tracks to use for your journeywork and guide you in your shamanic fieldwork.

Shamanic Healing
Audio Teachings From Hank Wesselman

In this series of teachings from Hank’s The Spiritwalker Program, you’ll be guided to look at the differences between physical and spiritual healing. You’ll discover the three causes of illness from the shamanic perspective, including the often misunderstood illness — soul loss. You’ll also discover the art of soul retrieval and take a personal healing journey.

What People Are Saying About Hank Wesselman...

...Drawing on a lifetime of scholarship and deep shamanic practice, [Hank] invites us to follow a path of direct experience of the sacred... Boldly, he offers a template for a new mythos, affirming that the greater powers do not require us to follow hand-me-down beliefs, but instead to become co-creators.
— Robert Moss, Bestselling Author of Conscious Dreaming

...Dr. Hank Wesselman’s vision is so important. [His] personal experiences and vision transcend the suffocating limitations of materialism that now threaten our future... If we respond to Dr. Wesselman’s message, we humans will not only survive, but thrive.
— Larry Dossey, MD, Author of One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters

...Hank prompts us to perceive our own personal power through direct revelation and through our relationship with nature...
— Itzhak Beery, Author of The Gift of Shamanism

Prying open the doors of perception of the inner worlds, Dr. Hank Wesselman nimbly gifts us with glimpses into the panorama of the great mystery. As a scientist, shamanist, and seer, he combines the genius and discipline of scholarly explorations found in the contributions of Joseph Campbell, Lewis Hyde, Michael Harner and Vine Deloria...
— Nan Moss, Shamanic Teacher and Practitioner and Author of Weather Shamanism: Harmonizing Our Connection with the Elements

Join the Global Community

The Shamanic Path of Re-enchantment not only offers some of the most advanced online teachings currently available, it also offers a thriving global community of support.

Join your fellow students and practitioners from across the world in the live interactive conference calls or in our online community to support and learn from each other while you learn to open your mind and expand your paradigm of reality.

This international community is at the leading edge of a global movement of people who are committed to manifesting a better world for all beings. This emerging planetary movement is rooted in an open heart and stands for the principles of mutual support, cooperation, harmony and reverence for all of life.

Here’s What You’ll Receive

Seven 90-Minute Class Sessions With Hank Wesselman

Experience a rare opportunity to be mentored and learn with internationally respected shamanic teacher and anthropologist Hank Wesselman — from the comfort of your own home. Each class session guides you to learn the specific skills and abilities to awaken your spiritual potential. Course sessions are on Thursdays at 5:00pm Pacific.

Seven Audio Recordings of Class Sessions

After each class, the audio will be available for you to download in high-quality MP3 format. You’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can listen anytime and anywhere — on any connected device and at your convenience.

Seven PDF Transcripts of Class Sessions

In addition to the high-quality MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. You can then review, print and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.

Seven 30-Minute Interactive Group Practice Sessions

With live class attendance, there will be a 30-minute optional interactive practice session directly following each class. You’ll be placed in an intimate group with several other participants on the conference call to interact, share and do additional practices to help further integrate the weekly lessons. If you’re unable to attend the calls live, the Online Community group allows you to connect with each other to find alternative times to interact.

Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

After each lesson, you’ll have the option of completing related exercises, practice new tools and answer questions in order to accelerate your learning and integrate each week’s lesson.

Online Community

Our exclusive Facebook online community is the perfect place to continue your discovery process after each class. Here, you can ask additional questions, interact with your fellow students and get access to additional resources to take your exploration to an even deeper level.

The Shamanic Path of Re-enchantment Bonus Collection

  • The Shamanic Journey Method
    Audio Teaching From Hank Wesselman
  • Percussion Tracks for Shamanic Journeying
    Audio Recordings From Hank Wesselman
  • Shamanic Healing
    Audio Teachings From Hank Wesselman

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Join The Shamanic Path of Re-enchantment Virtual Training

We’re honored that Hank Wesselman has chosen to partner with The Shift Network to offer this exclusive LIVE online training. This is a rare opportunity to interact directly with a renowned shamanic teacher whose powerful insights and pioneering work are helping us heal and awaken ourselves, our partners — and our world.

Through this powerful online format, you’ll not only save time and money on workshop costs (plus travel, accommodations and meals — which would cost thousands of dollars), you’ll be able to benefit from Hank’s incredible teachings and exercises from the comfort of your home — at your own pace!

If you are serious about expanding your capacity for awareness, healing and compassion through ancient and traditional shamanic practices, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones and our world to take this one-of-a-kind training.

If you’re ready to take the next step in evolving yourself, click the register button below to reserve your space now.

About Hank Wesselman

Anthropologist Hank Wesselman, PhD, is author of the bestselling Spiritwalker trilogy: Spiritwalker: Messages from the Future; Medicinemaker: Mystic Encounters on the Shaman’s Path; and Visionseeker: Shared Wisdom from the Place of Refuge. He is also author of the forthcoming The Re-Enchantment: A Shamanic Path to a Life of Wonder, The Journey to the Sacred Garden, The Bowl of Light: Ancestral Wisdom from a Hawaiian Shaman, and co-author of Awakening to the Spirit World (with Sandra Ingerman) and Spirit Medicine (with Jill Kuykendall).

Wesselman earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees in zoology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, then went on to receive his doctoral degree in anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley. Since 1971, he has worked with an international group of scientists, exploring East Africa’s Great Rift Valley in search of answers to the mystery of human origins.

Hank Wesselman is also a shaman in training, with more than 25 years of apprenticeship. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of shamanism and anthropology in workshops worldwide. “My presentations and workshops draw on my knowledge as an anthropologist and are designed to educate and encourage individuals to rediscover the visionary within themselves. I utilize the ancient, time-tested ways of the mystic to facilitate each person’s process and to reconnect them to their inner sources of wisdom, power, and healing,” he says.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a virtual course?
A: It’s a great way to engage live teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a phone line (or an equivalent voice service). If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own line. We use MaestroConference to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions, participate in groups, and deepen your exploration of the course themes.

Please note that dialing MaestroConference from your phone is a regular toll call to California; your telephone service provider will charge you according to your existing long-distance calling plan. Other options include calling cards and discount long-distance carriers. You can also use Skype to connect to MaestroConference at no charge, and we offer a webcast which is free to use from anywhere in the world.

I have never participated before in an online course. The packaging, presentation, inclusion and Facebook postings created a wonderful, safe cocoon to participate. I haven’t seen a course so well put together ever — not in all the years of taking college classes — and I had my doubts about doing an online course. The wealth of organization and ease of learning materials and support made this fun as well.
– Claudia F., Medford, MA

Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.

Q: Can you tell me about the Private Course Group?
A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects and growth throughout the Course.

Q: Are there scholarships available for this Training?
A: Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, giving preference to those in developing countries or doing important but underpaid work to which they can apply the training material immediately. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form.

Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! We offer a satisfaction guarantee so that you can sample the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is December 15th, 2016. To request a refund, please click on this refund request form and submit your request. Your refund will be processed within five business days and we'll send you an email confirming your refund. However, we'd love to have a chance to address and resolve your concerns first. If there is something we can assist you with, please email us at and we'll be happy to help! (No refund requests accepted after the above date or with scholarship awards.)

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A: Please visit our Customer Support Center, where you should be able to find the answer to your question or the solution to a problem. And if you can’t, you can submit an online request form and we’ll get right back to you.