About Beth

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Beth is a master healer in the wise woman tradition. She began studying plants in 1992 as she opened to her spiritual calling as a witch and medicine maker. Since then she has trained with herbalists, shamans, somatic therapists, dancers, visionaries, and artists in order to meet her own soul’s relentless drive for becoming. In 2009 Beth completed her training with the Foundation for Shamanic Studies and in 2015 finished her tantric yoga teacher and Ayurvedic yoga specialist training with the Himalayan Institute.

Beth is a High Priestess, a witch, a ceremonial leader, a teacher, and artist. It is her calling to serve the greater community in the wise woman ways of healing, shamanic skills, and empowered feminine leadership.

My Story

I began a conversation with the wild forces of nature at a young age. I received a calling to serve, and the presence with whom I spoke would come on the wind, on wild nights, in storms, from the moon and stars, and the deep ocean near which I lived. This ongoing conversation is what has impacted me and guided me the strongest in my life. To try an understand this force more I have spent my life studying spirituality, animism, shamanism, and Northern European witchcraft. I have spent my life making medicines from the earth, listening, drawing, making music, and conversing with the life force where ever I find myself. The road has never been easy and many times I have felt off track as I struggled to find my way in contemporary culture: I have faced internal demons, addictions, hopelessness, and despair. I have walked in ignorance many times! But always this force would come back to remind me of who I am. I have come to this earth with a vision, and in that vision I see people and all beings living in a good way with each other on earth. This vision has kept me on a very directed path of life, and has inspired me to dig deeper, heal, unwind, and awaken from the collective slumber.

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Professional Education and Training:

Post Secondary Education

Bachelor of Arts in History, Mt. Allison New Brunswick 1992
Bachelor of Fine Art, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) 1998

Education in Alternative Complementary Medicine and Shamanism
  • Reiki level 1 and 2. Heather Hatcher 2001, 2002
  • Two Year Shamanic Training Circle with Marguerite Cassin 2002-2004
  • Creating and working with flower essences. Savayda Jarone

Foundation for Shamanic Studies 2005 – 2010

  • THE WAY OF THE SHAMAN: Toronto Ontario
  • TWO WEEK SHAMANIC HEALING INTENSIVE: Michael Harner and Alicia Gates. Centre of Noetic Sciences, CA
  • THREE YEAR PROGRAM OF ADVANCED INITIATIONS IN SHAMANISM AND SHAMANIC HEALING. Michael Harner and Alicia Gates. Centre for Noetic Sciences, CA
  • SHAMANIC DREAMWORK: Nan Moss and David Corbin, Maine

WEATHER SHAMANISM developed by Nan Moss and David Corbin 2009 – 2016

  • LEVEL I: INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER SHAMANISM
    A Shamanic Path of Discovery, Personal Growth, Meaning of Life and Global Healing.
  • LEVEL II: WEATHER IN THE MIDDLE WORLD
  • LEVEL III: WEATHER, CREATION AND US

Extended Studies: Workshops in Weather Shamanism

1. THE EYE OF THE STORM
2. WHAT CALLS WEATHER DOWN?
3. HEALING HEART OF WEATHER

4. COMING INTO THE CIRCLE of initiation and meaning: Two years of peer led circle in Weather Shamanism:

Tom Cowan 2004

CELTIC SHAMANISM level 1

Betsy Bergstrom 2011, 2012

  • BEGINNER AND ADVANCED DEPOSSESSION AND CURSE UNRAVELLING
  • SEIDR

Yoga and Ayurveda with the Himalayan Institute 2015-2016

  • 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
  • AYURVEDIC YOGA SPECIALIST

Continuing Educaiton in Counseling and Ceremony

TAROT COUNSELING with James Wells
AFRICAN CEREMONY with Malidoma Some
MAYAN CEREMONY with Martin Prechtel
WALK OF LIFE with Helen Poynor
SACRED ONLINE STUDY with Lara Vesta, Sharon Blackie, Wim Hof, Sage Maurer


-Blessings on your own beautiful journey

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