Events & Classes

Gingko Fire Shamanic Drum Circle:

Held on the 2nd Thursday, every month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm.

Shamanic Journeying, as taught by Michael Harner's Foundation for Shamanic
Studies (FSS), using techniques from Core Shamanism.
Mobility-impaired Accessible.
Varying levels of experience are welcome.
Most Journeys are done while seated or lying down. Some chairs can be provided,
  but bring cushions and/or blankets as you desire.
Eye cover is recommended, as is a journal for taking notes.
Feel free to bring your own drum(s) and rattle(s) for the opening.
Movement or Dance is encouraged, but not required to participate.


Intensive Trainings in Shamanism

Extraordinary Realities: Introduction to Shamanism
Shamans Flame: Intro-to-Shamanism

Led by Peter Clark
July 21, 2018 * 9am to 6pm
Williamsburg, Virginia

A highly experiential and comprehensive introduction to core shamanic
practices, including:
• In depth explanation of core shamanic cosmology
• Extensive shamanic journey experiences to meet helping spirits:
power animals and human form teachers
• Overview of shamanic healing


Fire and Bone, Oracles and Seers
Shamans-Flame: Fire-and-Bone-Oracles-and-Seers

Led by Peter Clark
July 22, 2018 * 9am to 6pm
Williamsburg, Virginia

Divination – the art of seeking of divine perspectives and answers
– is an ancient world wide practice of shamanism. A comprehensive
selection of techniques will be introduced and practiced, each designed
in its own special way to encourage a compassionate opening and
understanding of previously hidden pathways. In this workshop, your
relationships with your helping spirits will be deepened and strengthened
as you open more and more to their wisdom and divine perspectives.

Pre-requisite: Lower and Upper World journey experience.
(People who are new to Shamanic Journey Work, or out of practice,
can take the Saturday class to get up to speed.)

Tuition is $240 for both days, or $225 if paid in full by 20-Jun-2018.
Or, take one day – Tuition is $135, or $120 if paid in full by 20-Jun-2018.

To register, contact John Ludwig:
c: (703)939-7976 or

About the Instructor:

Peter first became aware of the spirits as a child living in Japan and        
has always held a fascination with the cosmos and the nature of        
reality. A graduate of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies' 3-Year        
Program in Advanced Initiations in Shamanism and Shamanic Healing,
Peter has served on the guest faculty of the Foundation.
For more information see:
John B. Ludwig, LMT/CMT, NCTMB