The Four Winds Shamanic Journeys – October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2021

  • Faculty: Ray Crist
  • Live Webinar
  • 4 Sessions
  • Content Category: Knowledge, Self-Mastery
  • Academic Credit: 1 Credit

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Dates: Fridays, October 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Pacific Time
Format: Four live webinars on Zoom. All sessions will be recorded and will be posted on this page for access for registered students.
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Faculty: Ray Crist
Academic Credit: Bachelors- 1 credit, Masters – 1 credit; Doctoral – 1 credit

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The Four Winds Shamanic Journeys


Course Description:

In these four sessions, you will learn about the ways of the Andean Shamans, the power animals that represent each direction, and how each animal can empower you on your journey. In our first session, you will learn about the serpent and how it can teach you to shed your skin and let go of the past. In the second session, you will learn about the Jaguar and how you can walk in life with no fear! The third session will focus on the Hummingbird, where you will learn about the sweetness of life and its lessons of perseverance and patience. In our fourth session, you will learn about the condor and how it can teach you to rise above and see the greater picture of life, and from this higher place, you can make better-informed decisions.

Learning Outcomes:

The Q’eros are direct descendants of the Incas, and each of our sessions are based upon the Q’ero tradition. You will gain insights into their history and lineage, which will help you better understand their healing modalities. In each session you will experience a shamanic journey.

Weekly Schedule

Week 1 – October 1, 2021 • South Serpent

It is customary to call this an Underworld. In this journey you will venture to the Underworld to recover an old contract that may be holding you back. Once recovered through this journey, you can release yourself from the contract’s grip and become free of previous patterns that are held within it.

Week 2 – October 8, 2021 • West Jaguar

This journey will help you establish your everyday reality so that you can clarify a new way of walking in this world and set new personal goals. You will learn to discern between fear and intuition as the jaguar teaches no fear in this world or the next.

Week 3 – October 15, 2021 • North Hummingbird

The hummingbird teaches us about the sweetness of life. Hummingbirds migrate from Florida to the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico; this is a 2 1/2 thousand mile journey! The hummingbird will teach you perseverance, courage, and how to believe in yourself no matter how long your journey may be.

Week 4 – October 22, 2021 • East Condor

The condor will teach you how to fly high above your everyday life and from there make better informed decisions. In this session the condor will remind you that you are always connected to the Divine, just like the condor that flies wing to wing with the great spirit. By rising above, the condor will help you better see your future destiny line.

Requirements for enrolled Degree students to earn 1 Credit:

Required Reading

End of course essay describing the impact on your life of studying this material

  • For BA students – 6-9 pages in length
  • For MA students – 10-15 pages in length
  • For PhD students – 20-25 pages in length


Ray Crist has spent the last three decades immersed in shamanism, various styles of yoga, Chinese medicine, martial arts, and Reiki. He has been offering workshops and trainings at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, NY Open Center, Yoga Journal, Blue Spirit, Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort and around the globe for over 15 years. Ray’s trainings focus on how to use shamanic tools and yoga as technologies that assist us to reach an optimal state of being in order to live a balanced, empowered and extraordinary life.





  • BA Level: $100
  • MA Level: $200
  • PhD Level: $300
  • Audit-No Credit: $80

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