Mandaza Kandemwa is a nganga, a Bantu shaman or medicine man, in the Shona and Ndebele traditions of Zimbabwe. He carries with great heart the Central African tradition of healing and peacemaking. A former anti-apartheid activist from Zimbabwe, Mandaza is one of the truly exceptional men of our time, a warm and generous teacher and healer with magnificent gifts and an entourage of spirits, a man of deep and profound love, laughter and wisdom. Educated in the western traditions of what was then colonial-era, Rhodesia, Mandaza was called by the ancestors to the old ways and taught the exceptional art and craft of being a true healer.
Betsy is an international teacher of healing practices including Compassionate Depossession, which she has developed and taught for more than a decade. She also pioneered Compassionate Mediumship and Curse Unraveling classes for healing practitioners. As a practicing Buddhist and student of Lama Tsering Norbu Wangdu Rinpoche, she is authorized to teach the ancient, powerful and beautiful Chod practice along with other Vajrayana Buddhist teachings.
S. Kelley Harrell
Founder of the nonprofit organization The Saferoom Project. Kelley lives with a wonderful lover and a couple of energetic Twinkies. Kelley is an author and neoshamanic in North Carolina. She is author of "Gift of the Dreamtime: Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," "Real Wyrd - A Modern Shaman's Roots in the Middle World," and her open dialogue with souls is recorded in her regular column, “Intentional Insights: Q&A From Within.” Her poetry, essays and fiction have been published in many journals and anthologies. Walking the path of the modern Druid, she’s a Global Goddess Priestess, and her shamanic practice is Soul Intent Arts.
Tat OmeAkaEhekatl Erick Gonzalez
Tat Erick is a Mayan Kamal B’ey (Spiritual Guide/Teacher). He created sacred spiritual sanctuaries in Northern CA and Lake Atitlan, Guatemala- He is the Founder and Spiritual Leader of Earth Peoples United, an organization dedicated to connecting people with the natural and spiritual worlds. Tat Erick is directing the co-creation of “The School of Earth Wisdom”. He also coordinate and organize international events, gathering Spiritual Leaders and leading ceremonies, pilgrimages and councils. His efforts also continue to support and emphasis connecting Elders and youth.
Linda Star Wolf
Linda Star Wolf has been a vision¬ary teacher and shamanic guide to thou¬sands of people over the last 35 years. Star Wolf is the Founder and Co-Director of Venus Rising Association for Transformation, a 501c3 non-profit orga¬ni¬za¬tion, and the Founder and President of Venus Rising University for Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies, estab¬lished in August of 2010 in the state of North Carolina. The author of several books and the creator of the Shamanic Breathwork™Process, much of Star Wolf’s work is reve¬la¬tory and comes from her own direct expe¬ri¬ence.