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Shamanic Practitioner, Teacher, and Healer Sandra Ingerman

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Shamanic Practitioner Sandra Ingerman The Shift Network Teacher of Shamanic Journey-ing

Sandra Ingerman: Bridging Ancient Shamanism with Modern Healing

In the realm of shamanism and spiritual healing, one name stands out - Sandra Ingerman. With a remarkable career spanning four decades, Sandra is a renowned teacher, therapist, author, and podcast host. She's not only a bridge between ancient cross-cultural healing methods and modern culture but also a beacon of wisdom and inspiration for countless seekers on their spiritual journeys.

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Sandra's Journey

Sandra Ingerman's journey into the world of shamanism is a story of dedication, passion, and profound transformation. With a career spanning four decades, Sandra has become a recognized figure in the realms of shamanic healing and spiritual growth.

Her early years were marked by an innate curiosity about the unseen world and a deep connection with nature, attributes that would become the foundation of her life's work. Sandra's journey truly began when she embarked on the path of shamanism, guided by a desire to bridge ancient cross-cultural healing methods with the challenges of modern society.

As a licensed marriage and family therapist and a board-certified expert on traumatic stress, Sandra's unique blend of traditional therapeutic training and shamanic wisdom sets her apart in the world of healing. Her approach is holistic, addressing not only the psychological and emotional aspects of well-being but also the spiritual.

Throughout her remarkable career, Sandra's impact has been profound. In 2020, she received the honor of being included in Watkins Body Mind Spirit magazine's prestigious list of the "100 Most Spiritually Influential People." This recognition is a testament to her tireless dedication to spreading the wisdom of shamanism and her ability to touch the hearts and souls of individuals worldwide.

Sandra's Influence Goes Beyond...

But Sandra's influence goes beyond accolades and awards. It's deeply rooted in her commitment to helping others heal. Her journey has been marked by a continuous quest for understanding the intricate connections between mind, body, and spirit. This dedication has led her to develop powerful methods of shamanic healing, making her a sought-after teacher and guide.

Sandra's life's work has been devoted to empowering individuals to reconnect with their own inner wisdom and the wisdom of the Earth. Her teachings extend beyond the boundaries of traditional therapy, embracing the profound healing potential of nature and spirituality. Through her work, she offers a path to wholeness, helping individuals mend their fragmented selves and rediscover their innate power.

In a world that often feels disconnected, Sandra Ingerman serves as a bridge—a bridge between ancient traditions and modern challenges, between the seen and the unseen, and between individuals and their inner wisdom. Her bio is not just a résumé; it's a testament to a life dedicated to transformation, healing, and the profound belief that every individual has the power to become their own shamanic healer.

Discover Sandra Ingerman's Shamanic Literary Contributions

One of Sandra's enduring legacies is her literary contributions. She has authored 12 books, each a treasure trove of shamanic wisdom. Works like "Soul Retrieval," "Awakening to the Spirit World," and "The Book of Ceremony" have touched the lives of countless readers worldwide. These books have earned prestigious awards, including the COVR Visionary Award and the IPPY (Independent Publisher Book Award).

Sandra's books are more than just written words; they are portals to a deeper understanding of shamanic healing and the connection between the spiritual and physical worlds. "Soul Retrieval," in particular, has been a guiding light for those seeking to mend their fragmented selves and embark on a journey towards wholeness. Her words resonate with readers, offering them not only knowledge but also a profound sense of healing and transformation.

Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner's Guide

With Shamanic Journeying, readers join world-renowned teacher Sandra Ingerman to learn the core teachings of this ancient practice and apply these skills in their own journey. Includes drumming for three shamanic journeys.

Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self

With warmth and compassion, Sandra Ingerman describes the dramatic results of combining soul retrieval with contemporary psychological concepts in this visionary work that revives the ancient shamanic tradition of soul retrieval for healing emotional and physical illness.

The Book of Ceremony

We perform ceremonies to mark important events and celebrate holidays―yet our modern approach to ceremony only scratches the surface of its true potential. With The Book of Ceremony, shamanic teacher Sandra Ingerman presents a rich and practical resource for creating ceremonies filled with joy, purpose, and magic.

About Sandra's Online Shamanic Training Courses

Sandra's teachings are accessible to a global audience through online courses. Whether you're new to shamanism or seeking to deepen your practice, Sandra offers a range of courses, both recorded and live. You can find her transformative teachings on platforms like SoundsTrue.com and TheShiftNetwork.com.

These online courses are more than just lessons; they are gateways to profound personal growth and spiritual exploration. Sandra's expertise shines through as she guides students through the intricate world of shamanic journeying, healing, and environmental restoration. Through these courses, individuals have the opportunity to not only learn but also experience the power of shamanic practices in their lives.

Learn What Shamanic Journeying Is All About

Get started with a FREE online video event from The Shift Network with Sandra Ingerman

Discover The Healing Power of Shamanic Journeying: How to Access Inner Guidance from Helping Spirits.

During this free virtual event, you’ll discover:

  • Why shamanism is relevant to our modern culture and can improve the quality of your life emotionally, mentally and physically
  • How shamans view emotional and physical illness (this is fascinating and empowering information!)
  • How to harness the power of ceremony to create healing and spark transformation

I invite you to join me for this fascinating workshop with one of the most renowned master teachers of shamanism. It’s free, but you must register here to receive access details

The 3 Hidden Worlds of Shamanic Journeying: Discover Foundational Practices to Access Helping Spirits & Power Animals for Personal & Collective Healing

During this hour-long free online event, you’ll discover:

  • The foundations of ancient shamanism — and how it’s THE path to connecting with your innate wisdom and power, healing the planet, and living in harmony with nature
  • Three hidden worlds shamans journey to in order to “retrieve” guidance for their communities
  • The purpose of drums, rattles, whistling, sticks, bells, didgeridoos, click sticks, and chanting in shamanic journeying
  • The healing effects of shamanic journeying on human brain waves
  • How shamanic journeying can give us a new perspective on climate change and provides us with ceremonies we can perform for planetary healing
  • powerful guided journey to meet your favorite nature being — whether it be animal, bird, reptile, insect, plant, or tree… you’ll learn about each others’ lives and become good friends

Sandra's Teaching Style and Philosophy:

Sandra's teaching style is known for its down-to-earth approach. She believes in helping people reconnect with nature, a foundational aspect of shamanism. Her teachings inspire unity and social activism while keeping a vision of hope, making her a guiding light in the world of spirituality.

Sandra's philosophy goes beyond the classroom; it's a way of life. Her emphasis on reconnecting with nature resonates deeply with those who feel a calling to protect our planet. She encourages students not only to learn shamanic practices but also to become stewards of the Earth. This holistic approach to shamanism is a testament to Sandra's commitment to healing individuals and the planet.

Transfigure and Transform Your Toxic Thoughts The First Two-Hour Session from Sandra Ingerman’s Healing with Spiritual Light

Register now for a free gift from Sandra Ingerman's new program - Healing with Spiritual Light and connect with spirit helpers and natural forces with shamanic ceremonies.

Explore The Shaman's Cave

Podcast with Sandra Ingerman & Renee


For those hungry for more wisdom, Sandra co-hosts "The Shaman's Cave" podcast with Renee Baribeau.


In this 30-minute weekly podcast, they explore various aspects of life and spirituality. It's a valuable resource for anyone interested in shamanic practices and personal growth.


The podcast is a dynamic platform where Sandra's down-to-earth wisdom and humor shine brightly. Each episode is a journey into the depths of shamanic knowledge, offering listeners practical insights and transformative experiences.

It's for You If...

Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or new to shamanism, "The Shaman's Cave" is a treasure trove of inspiration and guidance.

Explore More of Sandra's Top Selling Shaman Books

Walking in Light

A shaman can serve as a healer, storyteller, and a keeper of wisdom—but most of all, teaches Sandra Ingerman, “Shamans radiate a light that uplifts everybody. In our culture, we tend to focus on methods and forget that the greatest way we can offer healing to the world is to become a vessel of love.” With Walking in Light, this renowned teacher offers a complete guide for living in a shamanic way—empowered by purpose, focus, and a deep connection to the spiritual dimensions.

Medicine for the Earth

From cross-cultural legends recounting shamanic cures to the biblical accounts of the parting of the Red Sea and Jesus multiplying the loaves and fishes, many spiritual traditions are rich in stories about seemingly inexplicable transformations of the natural world. The ancient healing art of transmutation, in which toxic substances are transformed into "safe" substances, is mentioned in all the world's great spiritual traditions, including Hinduism and Taoism. And while many have tapped this body of work to heal the self, it has yet to be used to heal our environment.

Awakening to the Spirit World

Today, practicing shamanism doesn’t mean you have to live in a rain forest or a desert. Thanks to a modern renaissance of shamanic spirituality, practitioners from all walks of life now use powerful indigenous techniques for healing, insight, and spiritual growth.With Awakening to the Spirit World, teachers Sandra Ingerman and Hank Wesselman bring together a circle of renowned Western shamanic elders―Tom Cowan, Carol Proudfoot-Edgar, José Stevens, an

Interviews and Guest Appearances:

Sandra's wisdom extends beyond her own platforms. She's a sought-after guest speaker for summits and podcasts, where she educates people about everyday shamanism and its integration into daily life. You can find some of her insightful interviews and appearances in the "Resources" section of her website.

These interviews and guest appearances reveal Sandra's ability to translate complex shamanic concepts into relatable and actionable insights. Her down-to-earth style, combined with her deep knowledge, makes her a captivating speaker. Whether she's discussing shamanic journeying, environmental healing, or personal transformation, Sandra's presence leaves a lasting impact on audiences worldwide

Sandra Joins Us on HighVibeTribeTV.com

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What is Shamanism? Interview with Sandra Ingerman
Interview with World Renowned Shamanic Teacher Sandra Ingerman

Global Spiritual Community and Ceremonies:

Creating a Web of Human Light...

Sandra's ability to gather the global spiritual community for transformative ceremonies is awe-inspiring. Her monthly "Creating a Human Web of Light" ceremony is a testament to the power of unity in raising the planet's vibration and healing all living beings.

Profound Experiences...

Participating in these ceremonies is a profound experience. It's a reminder that spirituality goes beyond individual practices; it's about coming together as a collective to create positive change. Sandra's leadership in these ceremonies has touched the hearts of many, inspiring them to be agents of healing and transformation in their own right.

Sandra's Research & Healing Methods

Sandra's dedication to healing extends to the Earth itself. Through spiritual means and experiments, she explores the impact of shamanic healing methods. Her work with GDV cameras and the Michigan Heart Study showcases the profound effects of these practices on the spiritual, physical, and emotional levels.

Sandra's research is groundbreaking, shedding light on the tangible benefits of shamanic healing. The use of GDV cameras to capture spiritual change and the positive results observed in the Michigan Heart Study are testaments to the efficacy of her methods. These experiments not only validate shamanic practices but also open doors to further exploration and understanding of the mind-body-spirit connection.

Final Note from Liz Gracia

Sandra Ingerman's contributions to shamanism and modern healing are immeasurable. Her wisdom, conveyed through books, online courses, and podcasts, has touched the lives of countless individuals seeking spiritual growth and transformation. She is a true pioneer, bridging ancient wisdom with the needs of our times, and a beacon of hope and inspiration for all who seek to walk the shamanic path.

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