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THIS PROGRAM IS PRESENTED BY

Alison Gayek

Alison Gayek brings a wealth of knowledge to her healing and teaching practices with over twenty-five years of experience. Alison trained under Eliot Cowan, and began her clinical practice in the late 1990s. In 2002, Eliot Cowan invited her to begin teaching with him and in the ensuing years became a fully trained teacher of Plant Spirit Medicine in the Eliot Cowan tradition.

Patrick Hanaway

For over 20 years, Patrick has served as a functional medicine family physician. As an initiated Mara’akame (healer in the Huichol tradition) and Firekeeper, he leads ceremonies and offers healing sessions to promote balance in people’s lives. At his core, Patrick is a healer and teacher.

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Plant Spirit Medicine: Growing Awareness of Nature

An on-line introductory course

WHEN:

Start now

WHERE:

Online, On-demand & Self-paced

TUITION:

$147

I am feeling such gratitude to have found this course, and to be a part of the bridge rebuilding between the plant people, the elementals and humanity. I'm honored to be heeding this call, and I feel so nourished by all of the rich teachings from the elders in this course who offer us their loving wisdom of the natural world. Thank you, thank you, thank you. ~ Pratibha Devi Rashad, Italy


This introductory course will give you a direct experience of the aliveness of nature and our ancestral relationship to it. The introductory course touches upon the importance of nature’s influence in our lives and the amazing ability of plants to guide and heal. It will inspire you to relate to plants as living beings and recognize their generous source of help to live a fulfilled life. Seeing plants as living beings enables us to recognize that we are part of them, and they of us – we are not separate. We are family. Through an introduction to the worldview of the five phases, you will learn a language for communicating with plants–listening and learning from them.


In these modern times, we are not taught to see the plants and trees as sacred or as having wisdom. In this void, many are expressing a desire to connect with nature, ancestral wisdom, and the land. This course supports that journey back to connection with the natural world. We will explore our relationship with the plants that live around you: the common plants that grow in your yard or surrounding area, the weeds that find their way through the cracks in the cement on the sidewalk, the trees that grace your streets and forests. With whatever types of plants and trees live near you, you will be able to perceive them with different eyes, through a new worldview.


I love the online course! I live in an area with almost no nature. And I was suffering a bit about that. But now I feel more there is such a big energy even from this little nature. My vision changed in this two weeks from ‘oh this poor plants’ to ‘waaw! They are little, but they are so powerful. Thank you for this. Looking forward to the following modules! ~ Katleen Vandamme, Belgium

An on-line introductory course

I am feeling such gratitude to have found this course, and to be a part of the bridge rebuilding between the plant people, the elementals and humanity. I'm honored to be heeding this call, and I feel so nourished by all of the rich teachings from the elders in this course who offer us their loving wisdom of the natural world. Thank you, thank you, thank you. ~ Pratibha Devi Rashad, Italy


This introductory course will give you a direct experience of the aliveness of nature and our ancestral relationship to it. The introductory course touches upon the importance of nature’s influence in our lives and the amazing ability of plants to guide and heal. It will inspire you to relate to plants as living beings and recognize their generous source of help to live a fulfilled life. Seeing plants as living beings enables us to recognize that we are part of them, and they of us – we are not separate. We are family. Through an introduction to the worldview of the five phases, you will learn a language for communicating with plants–listening and learning from them.


In these modern times, we are not taught to see the plants and trees as sacred or as having wisdom. In this void, many are expressing a desire to connect with nature, ancestral wisdom, and the land. This course supports that journey back to connection with the natural world. We will explore our relationship with the plants that live around you: the common plants that grow in your yard or surrounding area, the weeds that find their way through the cracks in the cement on the sidewalk, the trees that grace your streets and forests. With whatever types of plants and trees live near you, you will be able to perceive them with different eyes, through a new worldview.


I love the online course! I live in an area with almost no nature. And I was suffering a bit about that. But now I feel more there is such a big energy even from this little nature. My vision changed in this two weeks from ‘oh this poor plants’ to ‘waaw! They are little, but they are so powerful. Thank you for this. Looking forward to the following modules! ~ Katleen Vandamme, Belgium

WHEN:

Start now

WHERE:

Online, On-demand & Self-paced

TUITION:

$147

THIS PROGRAM IS PRESENTED BY

Alison Gayek

Alison Gayek brings a wealth of knowledge to her healing and teaching practices with over twenty-five years of experience. Alison trained under Eliot Cowan, and began her clinical practice in the late 1990s. In 2002, Eliot Cowan invited her to begin teaching with him and in the ensuing years became a fully trained teacher of Plant Spirit Medicine in the Eliot Cowan tradition.

Patrick Hanaway

For over 20 years, Patrick has served as a functional medicine family physician. As an initiated Mara’akame (healer in the Huichol tradition) and Firekeeper, he leads ceremonies and offers healing sessions to promote balance in people’s lives. At his core, Patrick is a healer and teacher.

PROGRAM DETAILS

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Please let us know if you have any questions about this online program.

Learning outcomes

  • Explore how plant consciousness is a fundamental experience in all ancient healing traditions

  • Learn about the influences of body, mind, and spirit on our lives

  • Learn about the world as an expression and movement of energy

  • Understand the principles of reciprocity and engagement with plants

  • Explore the language of plants through the seasonal worldview and learn how those phases live within each of us and influence our lives

  • Explore the worldview and fundamentals of the shamanic way of life

  • Learn and practice dream journeying through drumming

  • Learn a language for communicating with the plants

  • Build a relationship with plants and the natural world based on respect, exchange, and deep sensory engagement.

* All of our programs are made possible by the generosity of our donors and volunteers.

Learning outcomes

  • Explore how plant consciousness is a fundamental experience in all ancient healing traditions

  • Learn about the influences of body, mind, and spirit on our lives

  • Learn about the world as an expression and movement of energy

  • Understand the principles of reciprocity and engagement with plants

  • Explore the language of plants through the seasonal worldview and learn how those phases live within each of us and influence our lives

  • Explore the worldview and fundamentals of the shamanic way of life

  • Learn and practice dream journeying through drumming

  • Learn a language for communicating with the plants

  • Build a relationship with plants and the natural world based on respect, exchange, and deep sensory engagement.

* All of our programs are made possible by the generosity of our donors and volunteers.

Contact us

Please let us know if you have any questions about this online program.

Support Blue Deer

The healing and transformation of one person benefits us all.

Your gift will bring traditional spiritual healing and life-changing transformation to people. All of our programs are subsidized by the generosity of our donors.

Blue Deer is a non-profit 501 c (3) Tax ID 22-3741704

Support Blue Deer

The spiritual healing and transformation of one person benefits all beings.

Your gift will bring traditional spiritual healing and life-changing transformation to people. All programs are made possible by the generosity of our donors.

Blue Deer is a non-profit 501 c (3) Tax ID 22-3741704

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