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Overview:
Embark on a transformative six-month journey with Sage Soul's Medicine Woman Course. This comprehensive training combines in-depth theoretical knowledge with practical, hands-on experiences, guiding you through the ancient wisdom and modern science of psychedelic practices. Discover the art of psychedelic facilitation, delve into the history of Medicine Women, and explore the integration of altered states of consciousness in healing.
 
During this 6 month in-depth training and hands-on learning experience you will learn:

  • The history and science of psychedelics

  • The "Her story" of the Medicine Woman and practices from around the world

  • Psychedelics and mental health

  • Psychedelics and personal growth

  • Psychedelics and spirituality

  • Ethics of psychedelic facilitation

  • Techniques for psychedelic facilitation

  • Integration of psychedelic experiences

  • Other modalities of altered consciousness such as breathwork and sound healing

  • Three hands on in-person workshops (cost is additional) that Include opportunities for students to practice facilitating psychedelic experiences

Introducing:
The Healers Ways
 
A heart centered training for healing arts,
psychedelic facilitation and integration

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The Healers Ways Course is  a valuable tool for people who are interested in learning more about the healing arts. The course provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to safely and effectively facilitate psychedelic experiences, and it will help teach key techniques to help clients integrate the insights and experiences gained from these journeys into their everyday lives.

Optional Hands-on Workshops:
  • Practical Training: Participate in three experiential workshops, providing opportunities to practice psychedelic facilitation skills.  (Price will vary per workshop)

  • Collaborative Learning: Engage with peers and experts in a supportive environment to refine facilitation techniques.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Outcome:

Upon completion, participants will be equipped with a profound understanding of psychedelics, a deep appreciation of the historical and cultural context of Medicine Women, and practical skills in psychedelic facilitation and integration. This course is a gateway to becoming a knowledgeable and heart-centered facilitator, ready to guide others through their transformative psychedelic journeys.

Submit your deposit today to hold your spot and get the application process started!
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Find Your Mission and Purpose!
Curriculum:
Module 1: The "Her story" of Medicine Women Around the World
  • Cultural Heritage: Uncover the rich history of women healers, midwives, and herbalists across various cultures.

  • Impact Analysis: Examine the influence of gender, culture, religion, colonialism, and Western medicine on traditional healing practices.

  • Practical Workshops: Engage in interactive sessions to embody the essence of a modern Medicine Woman.

Module 2:  The History and Science of Plant Teachers and Consciousness Expansion
  • Exploration of Psychedelics: Traverse the historical timeline of psychedelic use from its roots in ancient cultures to contemporary applications.

  • Scientific Insights: Dive into the groundbreaking research on psychedelic effects, therapeutic potentials, and safety considerations.

Module 3: Psychedelics and Mental Health
  • Therapeutic Potential: Understand the role of psychedelics in treating mental health issues like depression, anxiety, PTSD, and addiction.

  • Risk Management: Learn strategies to mitigate the risks associated with psychedelic mental health treatments.

  • Learn the importance of ethical approaches and maintaining the utmost of integrity.   Learn aspects of legality of psychedelic compounds, safety concerns and harm reduction techniques.

Module 4: Nutrition and Lifestyle
  • Holistic Nutrition Fundamentals: Understand the principles of holistic nutrition, exploring how nutrients affect body functions and overall health. Learn about macronutrients and micronutrients, food synergy, and the importance of a balanced, whole-foods-based diet.

  • Dietary Patterns and Health Outcomes: Examine different dietary patterns such as Mediterranean, vegan, paleo, and ketogenic, and their impacts on health. Discuss the role of nutrition in preventing and managing chronic diseases, enhancing mental health, and supporting lifelong wellness.

  • Lifestyle Integration: Learn practical strategies for integrating healthy eating habits into daily life, including meal planning, mindful eating, and the role of lifestyle factors such as sleep, exercise, and stress management in nutritional health.

Module 5: Herbal Medicine:  
  • Fundamentals of Herbalism: Explore the basic principles of herbal medicine, including the identification, harvesting, and processing of medicinal plants. Learn how to prepare various forms of herbal remedies such as tinctures, teas, salves, and oils.

  • Therapeutic Uses of Herbs: Dive into the specific healing properties of numerous herbs and their applications for treating common ailments. Understand the concepts of herbal actions, dosage, and formulation for creating effective herbal treatment plans.

  • Integrating Herbal Medicine into Daily Life: Gain practical strategies for incorporating herbal medicine into everyday health practices. This includes creating a home herbal pharmacy, cooking with medicinal herbs, and using herbs for preventive health care and seasonal wellness.

 

Module 6: Breathwork and Sound Healing:
  • Dive deep into the transformative practices of breathwork and sound healing. This module explores how these ancient tools can be integrated into modern healing practices to support emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. 

  • Understanding Breathwork:

    • Explore the history and different types of breathwork.

    • Learn the physiological and psychological impacts of breathwork.

    • Study the connection between breath patterns and emotional states.

  • Practical Breathwork Sessions:

    • Engage in guided breathwork practices designed to release stress and enhance clarity.

    • Experience different breathing techniques such as Pranayama, Holotropic, and Rebirthing to understand their specific benefits and applications.

  • Introduction to Sound Healing:

    • Delve into the science and spirituality behind sound healing.

    • Understand how sound frequencies affect the human body and energy centers (chakras).

    • Explore various sound healing instruments, including singing bowls, tuning forks, and drums.

  • Vocal Activation:

    • Learn ways to engage the voice in practices that awaken natural resonance and healing properties. ​

    • Discover the connection between vocal expression and energetic flow.

    • Engage in Chakra tonight, where specific vocal sounds are used to activate and balance the energy centers in the body.

    • Use vocalization as a tool for emotional release and healing.

  • Hands-on Sound Healing Techniques:

    • Learn how to use sound healing tools effectively to balance and clear chakras.

    • Participate in creating sound baths and soundscapes for therapeutic purposes.

    • Techniques for integrating vocal toning and mantras into personal and client practices.

  • Combining Breathwork with Sound Healing:

    • Discover methods to integrate breathwork and sound healing for deeper healing sessions.

    • Practical examples and case studies demonstrating the combined effectiveness of these practices.

    • Guided sessions where participants practice leading a combined breathwork and sound healing session.

  • Application in Healing Work:

    • Case studies and research on the benefits of breathwork and sound healing.

    • Tips on incorporating these practices into holistic health practices or therapeutic settings.

    • Strategies for personal practice and providing these healing modalities to others.

    • Explore the use of breath and sound as tools for altering consciousness.

 

Module 7: Coaching and Integration Support
  • Foundations of Psychedelic Experiences: Understand the historical and cultural context of psychedelic use, and explore the psychological mechanisms and therapeutic potentials of various psychedelics. Learn about set and setting, the importance of intention, and safety protocols for guided psychedelic experiences.

  • Integration Techniques: Dive into methods for integrating insights and transformations gained during psychedelic experiences. Discuss techniques such as journaling, artistic expression, and guided meditation to help individuals process and incorporate their psychedelic journeys into daily life.

  • Ethical and Legal Considerations: Address the ethical implications of guiding psychedelic experiences, including confidentiality, informed consent, and boundaries. Review current legal frameworks surrounding the therapeutic use of psychedelics and the importance of adhering to these regulations in professional practice.

  • Facilitator Integrity: Emphasize the importance of integrity, compassion, and ethical values in facilitation.

  • The vital essence of who a heart-centered Medicine Woman is.  The values and caring that a facilitator embodies. Being and staying in integrity and walking the talk.
     

Module 8: Community Healing and Leadership
  • Principles of Community Healing: Explore the foundations of building and sustaining healing communities, focusing on inclusivity, empathy, and collective well-being. Learn about the role of communal rituals, shared healing practices, and the importance of culturally sensitive approaches to community health.

  • Leadership Skills for Community Well-being: Develop essential leadership skills tailored to community healing contexts, such as effective communication, conflict resolution, and collaborative problem-solving. Study how these skills can be applied to mobilize community resources, foster resilience, and facilitate group healing processes.

  • Case Studies and Models of Success: Analyze case studies of successful community healing initiatives and leadership models. Gain insights into strategies that have effectively brought about positive change and how these can be adapted to different communities to address specific health challenges and social issues.

Module 9: Hosting Worskshops and Retreats
  • Designing Engaging Content: Learn how to craft engaging and educational workshop and retreat content that resonates with participants. Focus on aligning activities with the desired outcomes, incorporating interactive elements, and balancing informative content with experiential learning to maintain participant interest and engagement.

  • Logistics and Planning Essentials: Master the key logistical aspects of planning workshops and retreats, including venue selection, scheduling, budgeting, and participant management. Understand the importance of contingency planning to handle unexpected situations smoothly and ensure a seamless experience for all attendees.

  • Facilitation Techniques and Participant Engagement: Develop strong facilitation skills to effectively guide participants through the learning process. Learn techniques for encouraging participation, managing group dynamics, and creating a supportive environment that fosters openness and transformative experiences.

Module 10: Developing a Thriving Practice

  • Business Foundations: Learn the essential steps to establishing your practice, including choosing the right business structure, and how to grow your client base. Emphasize the importance of ethical standards to build trust and credibility.

  • Marketing and Client Acquisition Strategies: Explore effective marketing techniques tailored to your practice's niche, focusing on building a strong online presence through a professional website, social media engagement, and content marketing. Learn how to attract and retain clients by emphasizing unique selling points and providing exceptional value.

  • Financial Management and Growth Planning: Understand the basics of financial management for a private practice, including setting up accounting systems, managing cash flow, and pricing services. Discuss strategies for scaling your business, such as expanding services, hiring additional staff, and leveraging partnerships with other professionals.

Embrace Your Healing Power:
Transformative 12-Month Journey

Welcome to a transformative journey where ancient wisdom meets modern science. The Sage Soul's Medicine Woman Course is an immersive, twelve-month program designed to awaken the healer within you. This course blends the mystical practices of Medicine Women with the latest insights in psychedelic therapy, offering a unique and comprehensive path to personal and professional growth.

Enrollment:
$3,795

Exclusive Value-Added Items:

As part of this course, you receive exclusive access to materials and experiences that enhance your learning journey. These include:

  1. Digital Resource Library (Value: $500) - A collection of e-books, research papers, and articles on psychedelic science and healing practices.

  2. Monthly Expert Webinars (Value: $1200) - Engage with leading experts in the field through monthly webinars.

  3. Personalized Mentorship Sessions (Value: $1500) - One-on-one sessions with Shelley DeMarco to deepen your understanding and skill.

  4. Community Forum Access (Value: $300) - An exclusive online community for support, discussion, and networking.

  5. Certification of Completion (Value: $200) - A professional certificate acknowledging your expertise and dedication.

  6. Post-Course Support Package (Value: $500) - Ongoing support and resources available post-completion.

Total Value of Added Items: $4200

Are You Ready to Transform?

Join us on this extraordinary journey to discover your inner healer. Whether you're seeking personal transformation or aspiring to guide others, the Sage Soul's Medicine Woman Course is your pathway to a deeper understanding and practice of holistic healing.

Apply Today and Step Into a World of Healing, Growth, and Profound Transformation.

Presented by Shelley DeMarco

Founder & CEO at Sage Soul.

With over three decades of dedicated service as a transformation mentor, Shelley DeMarco has left an indelible mark on countless lives. Her passion for personal growth was ignited during her early involvement with 12-step recovery programs, where she supported family and friends of alcoholics and addicts toward healing and understanding. Over the years, Shelley has seamlessly blended traditional therapeutic approaches with innovative, holistic techniques, establishing a beacon of hope and change for those seeking a harmonious blend of professional success, artistic expression, and personal growth. Shelley's wealth of experience and unwavering commitment to her clients make her a sought-after mentor in the realms of personal transformation and growth.

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Who Medicine Women Course is for:

The Healers Ways Course is an ideal next step for individuals who have experienced various healing modalities multiple times and are now yearning to deepen their relationship with these practices and serve others. This course is designed to transition you from an experienced participant to a knowledgeable facilitator, offering a profound understanding of sacred traditions, ethical considerations, and holistic integration of powerful healing practices such as plant medicine, sound healing, energy healing, and breathwork.

It is perfect for those who have been deeply moved by their own transformative experiences and now feel the call to guide and support others on their healing journeys. The course not only provides advanced insights into the spiritual and therapeutic aspects of these diverse healing methods but also focuses on developing the skills and sensitivity required to hold space for others, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment.

 

By embarking on this path, you'll join a community of like-minded individuals dedicated to personal growth, healing, and compassionate service, embodying the spirit and responsibilities of a healer. You will learn to integrate various modalities, creating a comprehensive approach to healing that honors the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit.

Schedule of participation
Time commitment for the course and basic schedule:

  • Bi-Weekly Live Calls:

    • Duration: Approximately 1-2 hours per session.

    • Schedule: Every other week, ensuring ongoing support and engagement.

  • Monthly Special Guest Webinars:

    • Duration: Typically around 1-2 hours.

    • Feature: Guest speakers/experts in fields relevant to the course material.

  • New Module Release:

    • Frequency: Every three weeks.

    • Content: Comprehensive learning materials, exercises, and readings.

  • Three Hands-On Workshops:

    • Months: March, June, and September.

    • Duration: Full-day or half-day workshops (specific hours to be announced).

    • Focus: Practical application of course material, interactive exercises, and group activities.(*Cost will vary based on location, length and topic but will average $1500-$2000 to attend).

Additional Commitments and Considerations:
  • Weekly Personal Study and Practice:

    • Estimated Time: 2-4 hours per week for reviewing modules, completing exercises, and personal practice.

  • Peer Group Meetings:

    • Frequency: Optional weekly or bi-weekly meetings.

    • Purpose: Peer support, practice, and discussion.

  • Final Project or Presentation:

    • Time Frame: Towards the end of the course.

    • Scope: A project or presentation demonstrating the integration of learned skills and knowledge.

  • Online Community Participation:

    • Ongoing engagement with the course's online community for additional support, sharing experiences, and networking.

  • Self-Reflection and Journaling:

    • Regular self-reflection and journaling to track progress, insights, and personal growth.
       

This schedule provides a structured yet flexible framework for participants to immerse themselves in The Healers Ways Course effectively. We aim to be flexible to your schedule and at the same time make the course as thorough and engaging as possible.  The course is designed to be comprehensive and interesting, balancing live interactions with self-paced learning and practice.

Early Bird Registration is good through the end of the week.  Apply today and you will receive these added bonuses:

Your Exclusive Value Package :
 
1. "Integrated: Beyond the Journey" 8-week Course
  • Carefully curated from Shelley DeMarco's three decades of experience in personal transformation and healing, this course offers weekly modules, insights, and guided exercises to foster lasting change.

  • Value: $375

2. Complimentary Monthly 1-on-1 Coaching Session (60 minutes)
  • Dive deep into your transformative journey with personalized guidance from Shelley.

  • Accountability and customized mentorship for building your practice

  • Value: $350 per month

3. "My Ultimate Life Playbook"
  • A meticulously curated step-by-step guide designed to help you visualize, plan, and achieve your life's aspirations.

  • Value: $47

4. Access to Exclusive Webinars
  • Stay updated and empowered with live webinars tailored to address current transformational themes and questions.

  • Value: $97

5. Guided Meditations Library
  • Experience tranquility and deepen your introspective journey with Shelley's curated meditations.

  • Value: $67

6. Priority Email Support
  • Ensure you're never left with unanswered questions or concerns with priority email access to Shelley and her team.

  • Value: $37

7. Bi-Weekly Group Calls
  • Connect with a like-minded community and benefit from group energy, discussions, and insights.  Meet new friends and "Sisters in Ceremony" that will become a vital part of your network and support system.

  • Value: $1200

8. Access to "Integrated: Beyond the Journey" Online Forum
  • Join a thriving community of fellow travelers, share experiences, ask questions, and find support.

  • Value: $57

9. Pre-registration and Special Savings on Retreats and Mastery Workshops
  • Get exclusive early bird access and significant savings to immersive retreats, amplifying your transformative journey.

  • Value: $1900
     

10. Virtual Transformation Breathwork Session
  • Harness the power of breath to release trauma, reduce anxiety, and instigate profound healing. This expertly guided session will leave you feeling rejuvenated and empowered.

  • Value: $150

11.  BONUS MASTERCLASSES!  
  • Professional Breathwork Practitioner Training:
    • Learn the art of breathwork to facilitate profound healing experiences.

    • Understand various breathing techniques and their therapeutic applications.

  • Sound Healing Techniques and Methods:
    • Explore the power of sound and vibration for healing and relaxation.

    • Gain hands-on experience with instruments like singing bowls, tuning forks, and more.

  • Reiki Course:
    • Learn about Reiki and how you can implement this energy healing into your practice.

    • Includes attunements and comprehensive training in Reiki principles and practices.

  • Building Your Healing Practice:
    • Step-by-step guidance on starting and developing your own practice.

    • Tips on marketing, client management, and creating a healing space.

Additional Benefits:
  • Access to a Community of Practitioners:
    • Join an active community for ongoing support, networking, and collaboration.

  • Continuous Learning Resources:
    • Regular updates on materials and access to an extensive library of resources.

  • Personalized Mentorship:
    • One-on-one sessions with experienced instructors for personalized guidance.

       

By taking advantage of these bonuses, you'll not only gain deeper insights into holistic healing but also acquire practical skills to forge a successful career as a versatile healing practitioner. Whether you’re drawn to breathwork, sound healing, or Reiki to incorporate into your own practice, The Medicine Woman Course offers you the tools and knowledge to realize your goals. Enroll now and begin your transformative journey in the world of healing arts.

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