27th International Conference on Shamanism, Healing and Transformation
Wisdom of Our Ancestors-Bridge to The Future

Santa Sabina Retreat Center
San Rafael, California
Saturday, September 4, - 9:00 AM to Monday, September 6, 4:00 PM
Labor Day Weekend - 2010

Mandaza Augustine Kandemwa

Mandaza Augustine Kandemwa
Bantu Shaman from Zimbabwe /Peacemaker
Rowena Pattee Kryder

Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Professor of Medicine
and Psychiatry
Author, Bridging Native American and Western Medicine
David Cumes, M.D.

Tito La Rosa,
Curandero de Sonido –
sound healer



Dr. Ruth-Inge Heinze


“Shamans play an important role in society today, by removing imbalances and restoring the connection between the sacred and the secular. They continue to ritualize the process of transformation.”
Ruth-Inge Heinze

Dr. Ruth-Inge Heinze passed away July 20, 2007

mongolian shaman

The Annual Conference on the Study of Shamanism and Alternative Modes of Healing was founded in 1984 by Dr. Ruth-Inge Heinze.