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3rd Two Year Advanced Group
3rd Two Year Advanced Shamanic Training Group at Pine Manor
4th Two Year Advanced Shamanic Training Group at Pine Manor
5th Two Year Group on the land in Laguna Beach
Meeting at Pine Manor
Reveal, Release, Transform Family Patterns
This is a self-paced course and is "on demand" meaning that your 
course will begin the day that you purchase it. 

This is an email and Internet based course with three modules that you can complete at your own pace. Upon registration you will receive an email with a password-protected link to the material. You will also be invited to a private Facebook page and be able to connect with others taking the class.

​Each module will include a video talk by Gretchen, printable handouts, experiential activities, and a access to Gretchen via Facebook or email. ​An optional offering is a 30 minute session with Gretchen during the course for a discounted $35 (regular fee for a private 30-minute session is $65).

For registration, payment options, and more information
visit www.ancestralwisdomonline.com

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Prerequisite for this program is a working knowledge of shamanic journeying
and personal shamanic work with Gogo Gretchen or another approved practitioner

Ancestral Wisdom’s two-year training was created to provide you with experiential initiations and rituals of the ancient ways of the shaman. Gogo Gretchen is a fully initiated sangoma/traditional healer from the Zulu lineage. She was “called” by her Ancestors (Spirit Guides) to train in Southern Africa. Gogo Gretchen has completed traditional training in Africa and graduated in traditional African ceremonies. 

Benefits of this program include opportunities to experience life with more power, confidence and joy. Throughout the program you will be asked to surrender, to detach from outcomes, and to become the healing you want to see in the world. The Ancestors will take you deeply into your soul’s journey, revealing both shadow and light, asking you to surrender ego and embrace your inner truth and beauty. No two apprenticeship programs are identical because now two groups are the same! 

Shamans are called by Spirit. It is not a simple choice that one makes. While people can train people, it is the Ancestors who initiate shamans and make them authentic healers and agents of change. Therefore there will be no certificate at the end of this training. Gogo Gretchen's mentoring will reflect the ancient wisdom of the traditional healer: surrender, humility, respect, community, ritual, oneness. 

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These 7 energy centers also carry the subconscious limiting beliefs that can keep us from fully claiming our health and well-being. When we connect with each center to reveal these old patterns and beliefs, we can release them and allow new awareness and transformation into our life.

Over a period of eight months we will focus on one chakra per month, clearing ancestral and karmic issues and releasing subconscious limiting beliefs, creating the opening for transformation and co-creating a new paradigm for ourself and loved ones. We will use a variety of shamanic techniques including art, music, drumming, and dancing to explore each chakra center. You will also be expected to continue working on each center at home between sessions. 

Currently all sessions are via Zoom or FaceTime
Payment through PayPal or Square
8 monthly sessions with a focus on one chakra per month

Where: Private residence in Laguna Niguel, CA
When: TBA - private or small group sessions 
8 two-hour sessions plus follow-up emails between sessions. 
Fee: (PayPal or Square payment includes processing fee)
  • 1 person = $234 per session
  • 2 people = $190 per person per session
  • 3-4 people = $150 per person per session
You may choose to do this work one-on-one with Gretchen or organize one or two friends to join you.

OPTION 2: Long distance via Zoom or FaceTime 

7th Two Year Training
7th Two Year Training
Via Zoom 
Fourth Saturday ~ June 27th, 2020

What if we choose to see this current crisis as an initiation? What if we shift our perspective from fear to seeing this as a journey of sacred initiation, rite of passage marking an entrance or acceptance into a new life. Initiation can signify a transformation in which the initiate is 'reborn' into a new role. It requires surrendering to transformation and acceptance of the death and rebirth process of the soul's evolution. Initiation is a sacred journey and it creates change. We are being invited to be part of this global transformation. 

Join Gogo Gretchen Crilly McKay for this experiential online gathering. Previous journeying experience is required.

Ticket $10 - $20
Chakras are our energy centers. They are the openings for life force to flow into and out of our aura. Their function is to vitalize the physical body and to bring about the development of our self-consciousness. They are associated with our physical, mental and emotional interactions.
8th Two Year Group