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Shamanism: From Witch Doctors Through the New Millennium

Course number : 19841   ID : 89177    Class Section : Spring 1
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Shamanism is the oldest form of healing, dating back 30,000 years when medicine men mediated between the inner life of tribal members and their external affairs. The shaman mastered the ecstatic power of dreams, visions, and trances. Shamanism was practiced all over the Earth, and the legacy lives on today, not only in indigenous cultures, but also in Eastern practices of yoga. Western schools of psychology have investigated altered states of consciousness, visualization, dream imagery, breathing techniques and sound to incorporate spiritual insight into therapeutic processes. We'll explore how the new therapies use shamanic methods, such as the journey of awakening, healing of psychic fragmentation, and the reconciliation of dualities such as good/evil, male/female and human/animal.

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

CE South Building

Carol March 



Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible, Personal Enrichment. Please note a schedule change from the catalog. Class is now on Thursdays.



Registration Closes On
Thursday, May 7, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/7/2020 - 5/28/2020 Weekly - Thu 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 108 Carol March