If you were to get a sliver in your finger, another way to look at it would be that your physical body had an intrusion. You would extract the sliver with a pair of tweezers, and that would be a physical extraction. Just as your physical body can have an intrusion, your spiritual body may […]

Soul Retrieval

From a shamanic point of view, soul loss is about power loss. There are two main kinds of power loss. One is where a person’s power animal has moved on, and a new one hasn’t arrived to replace it. The signs of missing power are chronic types of problems like illness, misfortune, and tiredness. The […]


Journeying is an experience that begins from a trance state. There are already times in your life when you are in trance: when you are day dreaming, and when you are dreaming when you sleep. When you are day dreaming, you control where you are and with whom you speak. You control what you say […]

Note from Sandra Ingerman

Shamanic healing is a spiritual method of healing that deals with the spiritual aspect of illness. There are three common causes of illness in the shaman’s worldview. A person may have lost his or her power, causing depression, chronic illness, or a series of misfortunes. In this case, the shaman journeys to restore that person’s […]


Divination as defined by the Random House Dictionary, is “the attempt to foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge by occult or supernatural means. Prophecy.” There is evidence that divination has been around as long as Shamanism has. The tarot cards, looking for signs from nature (omens), interpreting of dreams, and journeying are all forms […]

Shamanic Coaching

I started to call this portion of what I do, “Shamanic Healing”. When I began to dialogue with other shamanic practitioners and with the spirits I realized that “coaching “seemed a more appropriate term. The truth of the matter is, I do not heal people or other beings. At best, I am a hollow bone, […]

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