Journeys at the Sacred Tree

Saturday, May 17, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Asbury, NJ (near Hackettstown)
Cost: $95 

The Sacred Tree has been a centerpiece of many spiritual traditions from earliest times.
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From the Tree of Life to the World Tree, the Tree of Wisdom and the Cosmic Tree, people have celebrated the archetypal tree as a source of connection with their ancestors and a way of accessing spiritual realms. Tree spirits can be powerful healers and teachers, leading us to a deeper connection with spirit and a more meaningful awareness of life. 

In this experiential workshop, you will interact with tree spirits to gain information, insight, balance and harmony in your life. We will spend part of our time outdoors among the trees along the banks of the Musconetcong River, on ancestral land of the Leni Lenape people. Using shamanic techniques, such as journeying, ritual and ceremony, we will each deepen our understanding and personal relationship with our own Sacred Tree. 

Previous shamanic journey experience is helpful but not required. 

To register: Contact Julie at 908-852-4078 or email

About the facilitator
Julie Lange Groth has been teaching shamanism since early 2000 and has been leading long-term programs for about 7 years as the founder of Ravens Drum in northwest NJ. She is a graduate of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies 3-year program as well as Sandra Ingerman’s 2-year teacher training and is authorized by Sandra to lead "Medicine for the Earth" gatherings. She has studied with other shamans from a variety of traditions. She is also a 4th degree Paqo in the Andean tradition and an advanced Pranic Healing and Reiki 2 practitioner. 

What to bring:
  • Bring a stick from a fallen limb or tree, between 3 and 6 feet long, straight enough to use as a walking stick or staff..
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for being outdoors for up to an hour in any weather
  • · Lunch and beverage
  • · Eyeshade or bandana 
  • · Something to lie and sit on the floor with comfort 
  • · Notebook or journal 
  • · Drums or rattles if you have them