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Visionary Shamanism & Shamanic Breathwork™:

Accelerated Transformation & Training
to become a Shamanic Breathwork™ Facilitator and Shamanic Minister

with Linda Star Wolf, Brad Collins, Ruby Falconer and the Venus Rising Staff

at Isis Cove Retreat Center
In the beautiful Blue Mountains of western North Carolina

Featuring Sacred Activism with special guest Teacher:

Andrew Harvey

October 24 – 25, 2011

Special evening session with Andrew Harvey open to the public: October 24, 7:30 pm – 9 pm, $25

"When the joy of compas­sion­ate service is combined with the prag­mat­ic and prac­ti­cal drive to trans­form all exist­ing econom­ic, social and polit­i­cal insti­tu­tions, a radi­cal divine force is born."

Andrew Harvey is an inter­na­tion­al­ly acclaimed poet, novel­ist, trans­la­tor, mysti­cal schol­ar, spir­i­tu­al teacher and the subject of the 1993 BBC film docu­men­tary The Making of a Modern Mystic. Founder of the Institute for Sacred Activism, Harvey has writ­ten over 20 books, includ­ing The Hope: a Guide to Sacred Activism.

Linda Star Wolf

Oct 23 – Nov 19, 2011

"The accel­er­at­ed pace of this time of spir­i­tu­al evolu­tion is forc­ing each of us to awak­en the shaman with­in and reach our high­est poten­tial as quick­ly as possi­ble. The Visionary Shaman is one who feels called to down­load and acti­vate the "imag­i­nal cells" of who we are becom­ing and actu­al­ly give birth to our future selves in the present. We can make the neces­sary changes in our own lives and for our plan­et. As we do so, our ener­gy begins to flow with more grace and we find an inner peace that allows us to step fully into our sacred activism and Visionary Leadership in the world."

Linda Star Wolf is the Founder of Shamanic Breathwork™, Venus Rising Association for Transformation, Venus Rising University and the co-founder of Isis Cove Community & Retreat Center with her husband, Brad Collins. She is the author of many books, includ­ing Visionary Shamanism: Activating the Imaginal Cells of the Human Energy Field.

Listen to testimonials from recent participants in Venus Rising's 28-day Transformation & Training Program…

Four Ways to Participate:

  1. Attend only the special evening with Andrew Harvey on October 24, 7:30 — 9 pm, $25 — RSVP required!
  2. Attend any week or weeks of this program for your own trans­for­ma­tion and renew­al or as an intro­duc­tion to Shamanic Psychospiritual work.
  3. Attend two weeks now and two weeks at the next month-long in 2012 to complete your train­ing.
  4. Attend all four weeks now to be eligi­ble to become ordained as a Shamanic Minister and certi­fied as a Shamanic Breathwork™ Facilitator.

At the end of this 28-day expe­ri­ence partic­i­pants will be eligi­ble to be ordained as Shamanic Ministers and certi­fied as Shamanic Breathwork™ Facilitators autho­rized to use this process in their own heal­ing prac­tices.

Program includes Shamanic Breathwork™ Journeys and Shamanic Initiations:

Week 1: Oct. 23 – 29 Sacred Activism, The Spiral, The 5 Cycles of Change
Week 2: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5 Family of Origin & The Shadow
Week 3: Nov. 6 – 12 Inner Beloved
Week 4: Nov. 13 – 19 Sacred Purpose

Plus: The 30 Shamanic Questions Process, intro to the Shamanic 12 Steps for Soul Recovery, ener­getic body­work, sacred commu­ni­ty, move­ment, group process­ing and the use of music, art and shaman­ic ritu­al as tools for trans­for­ma­tion.

Dates & Times: October 23, 2011, 7:30 pm — November 19, 1:00 pm.

Donation: $1,300 USD for one week; $2,600 for two weeks; $5,200 for all four weeks.
Price includes all lodg­ing, mate­ri­als and six din­ners per week.
A $1000 USD deposit will hold your space; flex­i­ble pay­ment plans avail­able – just ask!

Special evening with Andrew Harvey: Oct. 24, 7:30 pm – 9 pm is open to the public for $25.

Space is limited! Call 828–631-2305 or email to RSVP.

Application Required: Students inter­ested in enrolling in this high­ly expe­ri­en­tial Transformation and Training pro­gram must apply for an inter­view and make a deposit to hold your space. To apply please con­tact the Venus Rising office at 828–631‑2305 or .


This inten­sive, as well as previ­ous train­ings and life expe­ri­ence, may be count­ed for cred­it for admis­sion to the Venus Rising University. Degrees offered by VRU are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Sacred Elemental Studies
  • Master of Shamanic Intuitional Practices
  • Doctor of Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies
  • Doctor of Ministry Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies