The Hollow Bone sponsors workshops on shamanism and related topics by various experts in the field. These workshops vary in length and cost and some require certain prerequisite classes or experience. The instructors are chosen for their expertise and integrity. In general, these classes are located in southern Wisconsin.
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The list below are the current workshops for 2015.
For full descriptions, click on the pdf which can also be printed for workshop registration.
1. SHAMANIC CRAFT WEEKEND: (Ana
Larramendi) January 16-18, 2015. Dodgeville, WI (early deadline January
Many of us shamanic practitioners have “projects” of
medicine objects we have started to make, or are wanting to make, but have
not had the time, or knowledge to proceed. A number of you have approached
me asking for guidance and suggestions on how to make different items.
This has inspired me to create a weekend devoted to making medicine
objects, where you can be supported in a community of shamanic
practitioners and bring your object from the visioning stage to
completion, and empowerment.
include: Drum painting • Raw-hide rattle making • Talking sticks
• Feather cases • Feather fan• Leather medicine bag • Amulets • Carved
sacred figures • Hand-made Rune set • Pouches for medicine objects •
Beaded necklaces or bracelets • Pine needle baskets • Bone tools •
Medicine shield • Altar cloths • Sacred clothing… Etc…
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2. TRADITIONAL HEALING IN
PERU: Informational meeting, January 27, 2015, 5:30-6:30pm.
College, Truax Campus, Health Education, Room 141. 1705 Hoffman St.
This informational meeting will be an overview
for our trip to Peru June 17 to July 1, 2015. The last day to register for
this Peru trip is February 10th.
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3. THE WAY OF THE
SHAMAN (FSS instructor Timothy Cope) February 7 & 8, 2015. Madison, WI.
This is the basic workshop in shamanic Journeying offered by the
Foundation for Shamanic Studies (FSS). This class will make you eligible
for advanced courses with the FSS as well as many non-FSS classes offered
by The Hollow Bone.
Please contact Gerrie Ordaz to Register
for FSS classes in Madison, WI (608) 695-8620
4. THE MESA & ANDEAN
COSMOLOGY (Ana Larramendi) Feb. 27 to Mar. 1, 2015. Dodgeville, WI. (Early
deadline Feb. 13th).
This fun weekend class is designed for
those who already have a mesa (misa, in Quechua) but wish to learn more
traditional aspects of working with their misa as well as personal
practices to maintain their misa in good condition energetically. Learn
more about your khuyas and play!
This class is highly
recommended if you plan to attend Adolfo’s classes in April. I am offering
a special discount on this class if you,
1. Took this class last year.
2. Have studied with Adolfo before.
3. Plan to take either of
Adolfo’s classes in April, 2015.
Please inquire with me personally.
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Description and Registration
5. (NEW!!!) SHAMANIC HEALING APPRENTICESHIP:(Ana
Larramendi) First meeting: Mar. 19-22, 2015
apprenticeship to learn techniques for shamanic healing work. Dodgeville,
WI (Early deadline Feb. 28th) Students in this 6-meeting Apprenticeship
will be learning important practices of shamanic healing work. These will
include: Soul Retrieval, Illuminations, Extraction work, Healing Past-life
and Ancestral wounds, Curse Removal, Depossession, Death Rites and more.
This apprenticeship will include personal work, ceremony, practicing
different healing modalities and include spiritual philosophies to help
you move into a more holistic way of living and relating to the world.
Part of our practice will include building an Andean Medicine Bundle
called a Misa, to help strengthen your relationship with the natural
Our Six meetings consist of: Click here for full
6. THE 44TH PARALLEL: A
Research Retreat of Tracking the Medicine Wheels, Sacred Sites and
Multi-dimensional Fields of the 44thLongitude, North. (Deb Schwarze, Ana
Larramendi & Native presenters) March 26-29, 2015. Dodgeville, WI.
INVITATION ONLY--OR PLEASE INQUIRE IF THIS RESONATES WITH YOU!
As a circle with a group focus, we will be forming our questions and
creating journeys of discovery, drawing on new information entering into
consciousness now. This will include group journeys to understand the
ancient significance of the 44th parallel. We will explore as a circle:
What do the Spirits want us to know about this Earth Ley line? How do we
work with this ancient and ascending energy? Can we unlock this old
knowledge and gain guidance on how to work with these places in the future
CALL ANA WITH INQUIRIES: 608-255-4333
DESPACHOS, SACRED OFFERINGS AND SPIRITUAL PRACTICES OF THE ANDES (Adolfo
Ttito Condori) Ana Larramendi translating. April 21-24, 2015. Dodgeville,
WI (Early deadline Feb. 20th).
to all shamanic practitioners, and those on a spiritual path.
Join us for a delightful opportunity to study with Adolfo and learn a
broad range sacred offerings that are commonly used to support daily life
in the Peruvian Andes. We will learn about despachos (sacred mandala
offerings), Apachetas (Stone Cairns built at sacred sites) and do a group
ceremony at an important group of Effigy Mounds on Earth Day (Apr. 22)
Click here for full : Description
COMMUNITY CEREMONY: EARTH DAY & PACHAMAMA DAY: With Adolfo Ttito Condori &
Ana Larramendi. Friday, April 24,
2015. 6:00-8:30pm. Bethel Horizons, Dodgeville, WI
the Peruvian Andes, Pachamama Day (August 1st) is an annual
ceremony of giving thanks to the Mother Earth. Come join our guest from
Peru, Adolfo Ttito Condori, for a beautiful evening of learning about
Pachamama Day and then creating a group ceremony for giving thanks to the
Ana Larramendi to sign up: 608-255-4333/text: 608-669-8949
to the public. $10-$20 Donation suggested.
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THE HEALER’S MESA --HAMPEQ MISA: (Adolfo Ttito Condori) Ana Larramendi
translating. April 25-28, 2015. Dodgeville, WI (Early deadline Feb. 20th).
Open to all MESA CARRIERS.
The Hampeq Misa (also called the hampi misa) is a very specific type of
misa whose primary purpose is healing. Typically containing
huchas rumis (stones who
specifically remove hucha) we will learn more details about this
fascinating type of misa in this Master Class, and new ways to work with
the healer’s mesa.
Suggested preparation: If you have not studied with Adolfo or one of his
students before, I highly recommend that you attend the class: The Mesa
and Andean Cosmology (#4 above!). Which will cover many of the
practices and terminology that Adolfo uses
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MONEY WHEN YOU ATTEND BOTH OF ADOLFO’S CLASSES!
8. EARTHTENDERS: A New Paradigm for Earth Healing--A
Shamanic Apprenticeship of Land Healing: (Ana Larramendi & staff)
First meeting: May 19-26, 2015. Dodgeville,
WI. (Early deadline April 3rd)
This advanced level 2-year
apprenticeship is for students of shamanism who seek to develop the skills
necessary to facilitate earth healing for our changing times.
unique in-depth training weaves together many traditions of shamanism as
well as new esoteric concepts in quantum healing which include working
with presence and light. These practices will then be applied to healing
the planet. In this apprenticeship we will study the anatomy and cosmology
of earth energy systems from a spiritual perspective. For those distraught
about the coming earth changes, these teachings will provide a grounded
beginning to answering the question, “What can I do?” as well as
participating in crafting new ways to assist and support the earth. By
developing specialized shamanic skills, we will learn to identify an
imbalance and create an intervention to bring a place back into balance.
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9. TRADITIONAL HEALING IN PERU: (Amy Nicholson & Ana
Larramendi ) June 17 to July 1, 2015.
Last day to register for
this trip is February 10, 2015.
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10. TEACHER-TRAINING OF TRADITIONAL
(Adolfo Ttito Condori, Ayllu Kanchaq Qoyllur,
translation Ana Larramendi)
July 4 to August 2, 2015. Sacred Valley,
Poma Canchi and Sacred Mountains of PERU
After a great deal of
time spent with organization & planning, I am pleased to finally announce
details about our first Teacher Training of Andean Cosmology! I have been
working with Adolfo and Allyu K’anchaq Qoyllur (AKQ is a collective of
high-level paqos in the region) to put together a program specifically
designed for shamanic practitioners with mesas, who have been studying and
practicing the energy medicine of the Andes.
This 4-week intensive
program will be primarily held at our home base at Paz y Luz, in Pisac,
Peru. This course will combine teachings and class time with ceremony, day
trips to sacred sites, and two short camping trips to the mountains for
purification and rites. We will also have the rare opportunity to
experience an Apu ceremony where we may ask questions of the Apukuna
(Mountain spirits) directly.
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For workshops without a pdf please email or
call the sponsor directly.
Please contact me for more information on any of these classes.
Ana Larramendi: (608)255-4333 or firstname.lastname@example.org