About this course
Practical Priestessing Initiation Program Details
April 22-October 13, 2019
Gathering the women to circle, celebrate, and sing…
Do you feel that divine hum of resonance in your bones when you hear the word Priestess?
Do you want to take a journey into your womanspirit wisdom?
Do you want to learn tools, resources, and rituals for practical priestessing?
Do you want to reach out to other women in sisterhood and facilitate powerful circle experiences?
This online course is both a powerful, personal experience AND an intensive training in practical priestessing for facilitating transformative circles, celebrations, rituals, and gatherings. You will listen to your deep self, access your inner wisdom and prepare to step into circle as guardian and guide for other people who are hungering for depth, connection, restoration, and renewal in today’s busy world.
This class now includes an optional live retreat and initiation ceremony at the close of your training experience, held with my sacred women's circle in beautiful Missouri, deep in the forest and beside the river. This retreat is not required, you may still register even if you will not be coming to the live component. Notes: Travel expenses to the retreat are not included, but lodging, food, ritual, and projects are included at no additional cost. The dates for the 2019 have not been finalized, but will be at the end of September, or the beginning of October 2019.
Do you thrive in a small group atmosphere with lots of support, interaction, feedback, and personal attention?
This intensive program is limited to 25 women each year, to allow for deep connection and dedicated attention.
This course prepares you for priestess work in a variety of settings, including women’s spirituality circles, seasonal ceremonies, family celebrations, rites of passage ceremonies, rituals, and retreats.
Your online experience includes…
- A six month immersive journey over the course of a spiral path of initiation and experiencing...
- Knowing Self (Maiden Unit)
- Might of Creation (Mother Unit)
- Gathering the Women (Crone Unit)
- Each unit includes a ceremony, over five hours of audio lessons and walkthroughs, meditations, discussion questions, journaling exercises, reading assignments, exploration of ethics and professional practice, training in group dynamics and leadership, intensive projects, and prompts designed to take you deep into the practical priestessing blessing bag.
- Self-designed priestess practicum in your own community
- Live interaction, support, feedback, and conversation via a private Facebook group
And, do you want actual, physical, tangible resources for doing this work, rather than another collection of pdfs?
With your registration, you will also receive an incredible resource package valued at more than $200 including:
- 240 page manual: Practical Priestessing Workbook, compiled specifically for this Initiation Program. In this collection of essays and ritual resources, you will find complete ritual and retreat “recipes,” ceremony outlines, ritual guidelines, circle leadership basics, and readings, quotes, and poems to help you facilitate a rich, inviting, welcoming, creative space for the people of your community.
- Womanrunes Book and Card set: used throughout the program for personal guidance and self-development.
- Ritual Facilitation book by Shauna Aura Knight
- Handmade goddess sculpture
- Purple altar cloth
- Purple organza bag to store your resources
- Priestess Wisdom and Elemental Connecting gemstone sets
- Head wreath kit and tutorial
- Special Priestess Initiation gift (to be opened only upon program completion!)
- Spiral goddess pendant with amethyst bead.
After your process is complete you will also receive:
- Certificate of Completion
- Ritual Recipe Kit e-book
- Circle-ready digital files of the rich meditations and insightful readings used in the program
- Ongoing support and guidance through continued participation in our private Facebook group
- Opportunity to serve as a Priestess Assistant in our other online courses.
This program is a phenomenal bargain at the investment of only $995 for everything included above!
We have several different payment plans available via these links:
- Three Months
- Six Months
- Ten Months
(Note: if you have previously taken the seven week version of this course, I do offer a $400 discount on this new edition of the course. Email me for information about this option for previous students.)
For inspiration on your path, feel free to listen our local Circle singing the beautiful chant Rise Up, by Mother Turtle, during one of our gatherings.