Introduction to Journeying

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This workshop is available as a private 2-hour lesson online through a live one-on-one Zoom video call. If you are local to the Spokane, WA/Coeur d'Alene, ID area and are wanting to add this to your shamanic healing or coaching sessions, or if you are interested in a year long mentorship program with me, this private lesson option is available as an in person private session.

When's my next workshop? If you are interested in the group workshop experience, please sign up for my emails to receive notification when I teach another workshop.

I do offer this workshop at any time of the year if you have a group of 10 people who want to take this workshop. I am able to schedule this locally as well as traveling within the Pacific Northwest. Contact me for more information, availability and pricing.


Workshop Details

This is a beginning workshop designed for people who want to learn the basics of shamanic journeying using contemporary practices. No prior experience is needed. This workshop is a prerequisite for many of my classes and workshops including advanced trainings. It can also be a great addition to private sessions and mentoring.


Journeying enables us to directly connect with our compassionate helping spirits to receive guidance and information that we can use to help solve problems in our daily lives. We are able to gain insight into personal questions and life challenges allowing us to feel empowered to move forward with more clarity. Our spiritual experiences can deepen as dormant abilities are reawakened. By using these practices we are able to restore a sense of well-being as well as tap into healing energies, not only for our own health, but for others and the Earth as well. We can also decrease stress, which may assist us in creating new outcomes, allowing us to experience more ease and flow in our day-to-day lives. We are able to reconnect with nature and the elements, as well as our ancestors and other guides. We remember who we are so we are better equipped to know where we are going.

What Is Journeying?

Shamanic journeying is a form of active meditation where we are able to use specific tools, techniques, and practices to receive direct revelation from our own helping spirits. We are able to interact with the spirit realm and our guides and feel as though we are actually having an experience. Journeying is aided most often by a specific drumbeat or rattling. Many people use the word journeying or taking a journey to describe practices like guided meditation. While these other forms of journeying are beneficial, especially for people who do not have training in shamanic journeying, it is different than having the skills and tools to experience your own journey.


How Does Journeying Benefit Us?

  • Increases a sense of health, wellbeing, and empowerment.


  • Tap into healing energies for others, the Earth, and yourself.


  • Decrease the stress in your life, creating more ease and flow everyday.


  • Experience more balance and harmony into your life.


  • Access the wisdom of your own heart.


  • Access healing, guidance, self-love, and your inner truth.


  • Find your life purpose. Discover your gifts that you bring into this world.


  • Claim your power. Remember who you are and who you came here to be.


  • Receive guidance to create right livelihood in your job search, career, or business.


  • Discover deeper insights into understanding yourself, others, and the challenges you experience in your daily life.


  • Receive guidance and information for problem solving.


  • Gain insight into difficult personal questions.


  • Offers you creative solutions for personal and global challenges.


  • Connect to the wisdom, love, guidance, support and protection of your ancestors.


  • Build a lasting reciprocal relationship with your helping spirits.

  • Directly connect and communicate with your own helping spirits: guides, allies, and ancestors.


  • Awaken dormant spiritual abilities.


  • Connect with nature, the elements, and the Earth.


  • Co-create with others to heal our culture and the Earth.


  • Create new outcomes in your life.


  • Create lasting transformation in your life.


  • Create a solid foundation to manifest the life you desire.


  • Improve you relationships with family, friends, and romantic partners.


  • Release stagnant energies that are no longer benefiting you.


  • Let go of that which no longer serves you.


  • Replace these energies with new stories and new energies that will assist you in moving forward.


  • Learn how shamanic practices can be applied to every situation in your life.


  • Enhances your life in all areas: physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically, spiritually, and more.


During our time together:

  • We will discuss the history of shamanic practice and how it evolved to meet our needs in the modern world. We will also cover what animism is and how it can be used in shamanic journeying.

  • We will talk about how drumming and rattling shift our brainwaves so that we are able to open up our perception allowing us to access non-ordinary reality.

  • You will meet your power animal and connect with a master spirit teacher. We will also discuss ways in which you can build and maintain a relationship with your helping spirits.


  • Guided by drumming you will learn how to navigate the shamanic realms of the lower, upper, and middle worlds.

  • A brief introduction into how you can decolonize and personalize your continued journey practice at home.


IMPORTANT: Please help support me and others with allergies and sensitivities by not wearing perfume, cologne, or other strong smelling beauty products such as lotions, hair products, or laundry detergents and fabric softeners. If you come with scent, you will be asked to leave as I will not be able to teach the workshop and this takes away from other people’s experience. No refund will be offered, but you are welcome to take the next workshop when I offer it.


  • A notebook and pen to take notes and to journal about your journeys.

  • An eye covering like a bandana, scarf, or sleep mask.

  • A crystal, stone, or rock that feels good to you and fits comfortably in your hand.

  • Bring any food or snacks you would like for yourself. There are also restaurants located nearby.

  • Wear comfortable clothing and warm socks if you'd like to take off your shoes.


  • You will be sitting and laying on the floor, so bring cushions, blankets, and pillows for your comfort. Chairs are available for those who may have a difficult time being on the floor.


In depth printed materials and worksheets will be included along with a 15-minute shamanic drumming CD for your journey practice at home.


I will also include my Mercury Retrograde home study course for free. No need to purchase it in my shop. The files will be sent to your preferred email for download. To take a peek at the course click HERE.


  • After the workshop you have the option be added to a private Facebook group that is exclusively for people who have taken this introductory workshop. This where you can receive ongoing support as you develop your journeying skills. I post special events and other resources not available through my Facebook page, public events, or website.


  • Remember to please help support me and others with allergies and sensitivities by not wearing perfume, cologne, or other strong smelling beauty products such as lotions, hair products, or laundry detergents and fabric softeners. If you come with scent, you will be asked to leave as I will not be able to teach the workshop and this takes away from other people’s experience.


  • Also please let me know if you think I should be aware of any allergies or health conditions you experience. Having experienced sensitivities, allergies, and chronic illness in my lifetime I am aware of these challenges and do my best to help accommodate and assist you.

  • Workshop size is limited, but must have a minimum of six people for the workshop to take place.



  • To register, please email me by clicking HERE. Include your name and email. Let me know if you need to complete payment in another way other than PayPal.


  • Payments are non-refundable, but can be used towards other workshops, private sessions with me, gift certificates, or my art. However if I cancel the workshop, refunds will be issued. If the workshop is rescheduled, you have the option to transfer your payment to that workshop or receive a full refund. Credit must be used within one year unless other arrangements have been made.


  • Please know that when you RSVP for this event that you are going, it does not hold your spot. The only way to reserve your spot is to register and pay in advance. This finishes the registration process and guarantees your place in class.

  • I am able to receive payment by cash, checks, credit cards, and PayPal. Please do not send cash through the mail. Mailing Address: Moonwillow LLC, Karmen Naccarato, 111 N. 7th St. #277, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. I’m happy to help!

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