Make 2020 the year you begin the journey of a lifetime...
Join our First Gateway Program of Shamanic teachings and ceremonies, for profound healing and transformation.
The First Gateway begins the inner journey to heal yourself and find the warrior within.
Challenge everything you know about yourself as a human being
Make a commitment to reach your highest potential
Create deep connections with Spirit, Grandmother Earth and other humans.
Gateway groups are safe and intimate spaces to look at ourselves with honesty, acceptance and challenge.
Subjects in the Program include:
Finding balance in your emotions, physical body, mind, spirit and sexuality
Learning from the mineral, animal, human and Spirit worlds
Chakras, auras, shields and other aspects of our amazing luminosity
Healing dysfunctional patterns of behavior and stepping into the Way of the Warrior
Understanding Sweet Medicine Cosmology and the 20 Sacred Powers of the Universe
Working with your animal allies
Freeing yourself from fears that limit your power and beauty in a 24-hour vision quest
Dedicating yourself to reach your highest potential in this lifetime.
Using alchemy and magick in ceremony and everyday life
Understanding death, change and reincarnation.
Time is spent in nature to learn from our Greatest teachers - Grandmother Earth and her worlds.
Ceremonies are integrated into each session including four Purification Lodges.
Each participant receives a copy of the Green Manual – Shamanic Wheels and Keys by Harley Swift Deer Reagan, a binder and handouts for each session.
Students create tools for ceremony and meditation
Dates of meetings
Joining the Program is a commitment to the ten sessions. Each session runs from 6-9.30pm on Friday evenings and 9.45am – approx 9pm Saturday. Please note session 5 is a 3-day ceremonial event in July, held on beautiful land near Pueblo, Colorado.
Session 1 6-7 March
Session 2 3-4 April
Session 3 22-23 May
Session 4 24-26 July (Ceremonial time)
Session 5 28-29 August
Session 6 18-19 Sept
Session 7 30-31 October
Session 8 20-21 November
Session 9 11-12 December
Session 10 tbd at first meeting
The cost of the year long program is $1750.00
with a $250 non-refundable deposit.
Celebrating the Third First Gateway Group
Former students have become the heart of our Medicine community.
Giving back by working on the land at ceremonial week in 2018
The Program is taught by Colette Pfeiffer, a registered psychotherapist and trained adult educator.
This is the third time we have held a First Gateway Program at Hawk’s Cry Lodge. Many of the pictures on this website show First and Second Gateway events.
Additional Gateway Requirements
The First Gateway requires training in martial arts, personal ceremonies and meditations which students undertake in their own time.