The Way of the Heart
Shamanic Apprenticeship
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  • October 1 & 2, 2022 - in person

  • November 5 & 6, 2022 - in person

  • December 3 & 4, 2022 - in person

  • January 2023- Independent study and practice, option to partner

  • February 2023- Virtual meetings dates and times to be determined

  • March 23,24,25 & 26, 2023 - in person with one or two extended days for evening ceremony

  • April: 29 & 30, 2023 - in person

  • May - independent module

  • June 10 & 11 in person and graduation ceremony

In person sessions meet at a private location in Freeport, ME


  • Private shamanic healing session with Nancy or Kathleen

  • Intimate class size: maximum 15 students


  • One payment in full by check discount

  • Monthly payment plan is available (check, credit card, debit card and PayPal options)

  • Scholarships available, please inquire

  • A $500 deposit is due upon acceptance

Teachers: Nancy MacPhee Bower & Kathleen Duggan

This program is a deep exploration of the shamanic way of life and shamanic tools for healing self, community, and Mother Earth.
This apprenticeship invites you to step across the threshold into your next expansion on your spiritual path.
Our program begins October 2022 and culminates in a graduation ceremony in June of 2023

Find your Power Animals and other Helping Spirits through the practice of journeying. This exploration will support your healing process, provide you with wisdom, and expand your personal growth. This is a powerful workshop that will prepare you to continue shamanic journeys on your own as well as give you the foundation for further, more advanced, shamanic studies. Class

size is limited to 16 in order to form a supportive community and provide individual attention.



Saturday, TBA

Sunday, TBA

Both days meet from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm (EST)


$150 - Early Bird price available until TBA at midnight (EST)

$165 - TBA through TBA (EST)

Registration for this first offering closes at midnight on . Click the button below to register today



Reiki I Certification

  • Reiki and how it works
  • History of Usui Reiki
  • Hand placement for self-healing and healing others
  • Applications and benefits of Reiki

Class Length: 5 Hours  

Class size: Minimum 3 Maximum 6

Course includes an introduction to energy systems and ethical practice.

Reiki II Certification

  • Reiki chants – raises the intensity of healing

  • Reiki symbols – raises the intensity of healing

  • Distance healing (remotely heal others)

  • Prerequisite: Reiki I

Class Length: 5 Hours  

Class size: Minimum 3 Maximum 6

This certification allows you to create your own Reiki healing practice.

Advanced Reiki Certification

  • Reiki Master Certification– Elevate the effectiveness of Reiki

  • Reiki Master Teacher Certification – Teach Reiki I and Reiki II

  • Reiki Master of Masters Certification – Teach Reiki Master levels

Minimum class size: 2 for each level
Master classes are completed in succession.

Introduction to Shamanism

  • Learn about core Shamanism and how to journey

  • Retrieve and/or meet your power animal

  • Meet your upper world teacher

Two 6 Hour Sessions

 Minimum of 4 participants


Applications of Reiki not traditionally Usui

  • Beaming Reiki

  • Scanning the body

  • Healing Past traumas

  • Reiki bubbles

  • Solutions for current issues

  • Manifesting

Prerequisite: Reiki I & Reiki II

Two 90 minute sessions

Minimum of 4 participants

Clearing the energy centers & guided meditation

  • Relax, receive, release and rejuvenate while your chakras and energy systems are cleansed, cleared, aligned and balanced. Heal on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels. Specific healing work is performed as necessary.

  • Ease into a guided meditation to your sacred space that you can revisit at any time.

Approximately 90 minutes
Minimum of 4 participants