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Make a BEAR DRUM - SPECIAL EVENT!
Sunday, October 20th, 2019
10am to 2pm

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Make a Bear Drum Winter Solstice

Make your own 15″ bear hide drum in sacred ceremony and ritual the way our ancestors did. Call in the spirit of your drum, and infuse your drum making with love and intention.

This playshop includes all materials to make your drum, within the practice of sacred shamanic ceremony. We will open a medicine wheel and call in the directions and all our allies, we will smudge and smoke ourselves and our drum materials while setting intention and sending prayers to Spirit.

The ancient style drum is a beautiful instrument of the heart. It is used often for personal pleasure, shamanic healing work, drum circle gatherings, and shamanic journey work. The melodic beat can help you enter into trance-like, meditative states to assist you in accessing wisdom, guidance, and the place of calm of the heart center.

In shamanic healing work the drum is known to bring in a vibration to clear blocks in the energy bodies as well as to open the spiritual heart center. A practitioner may assist another in journeying to meet their spirit guides and totem animals for wisdom and healing, or may journey for the them. Drumming can move one out of the linear, left brain, into the frequency of peace obtained in meditation, which is also associated with the right brain.

Making your own drum in a sacred, shamanic environment helps you to get in touch with the spirit of your drum, as well as the spirit animals associated with your drum hide of choice. There is ceremonial work to connect you to the essence of your drum as a heart instrument. This ceremonial playshop infuses prayers, blessings and gratitude energies into your drum.

BEAR TOTEM MEDICINE

The bear is symbolic of grounding, stability, courage, fearlessness, confidence and inner strength. This powerful totem assists one in accessing the courage needed to stand up against adversity as well as the support needed in times of difficulty. Bear supports physical and emotional healing. Bear encourages you to stand for your beliefs and to stand in your truth.

The bear guides you to take leadership in your life or in the lives of others. Bear’s presence inspires respect and teaches us to go within to access our true power and wisdom.

COST $210
COST for ASHS or Advanced Shamanic Students $199

Payment due by October 11th to insure your place in class. There are limited spaces for 10 available. If this time fills, we will add another late afternoon or evening class, or optional day class.

Shamanic Healing Circle
Friday, November 2nd
6:30-8:30pm

Join shamanic practitioner and ceremonialist Katherine Skaggs for an evening of heart. Raise your vibration as you clear away the dense energies of struggle, fear and trauma. Experience greater harmony, balance and joy as you shift through this sacred ceremony of the heart.

Shamanic healing circles give great support, especially in rocky times and chaotic challenges. Clean, clear and reset within a sacred space of honor and respect.

Katherine will open a medicine wheel, calling the allies of the directions, as well as connecting to Great Spirit. You will be cleaned and cleared individually and collectively within the group experience. Katherine will use sacred smudge or sacred tobacco to clean your aura, and offer agua de florida (flower water with prayers) to raise your vibration. Various shamanic instruments such as drums, rattles, feathers, and prayers will be used in the process to raise your frequency and restore your soul.

Within this sacred healing circle, open to blessings and shift. Be supported as the creator of your universe, opening to positive light and potential. Align with your highest and best soul self so you can more fully embrace living a loving and empowered life.

Location in Kearney, NE to be announced. You will receive location in plenty of time prior to the event. Please arrive 15-20 minutes early so we may begin on time.

Cost: $50


Katherine Skaggs is a shamanic practitioner who has trained internationally with indigenous shamans for the past 11 years. (Shipibo Shamans and their traditions from the Amazon Jungles of Peru, Huichol traditions from Mexico, Qur'o traditions from the Andes, as well as Native American and other traditions from shamans around the world via her teachers in Santa Fe, NM.)

Previous to shamanic work Katherine trained in various energy healing modalities (reiki, light language healing, sacred geometry light language healing, and other ancient in-depth metaphysical energy work and practices.

Katherine's goal and prayer is to act as a hollow reed to facilitate your healing, and bring greater harmony.


Shamanic Healing

Shamanic Healing is an ancient practice of healing that encompasses the spiritual dimension of healing, as well as the mental, emotional and physical healing. Shamanic medicine healing practices are multi-cultural, found among indigenous peoples around the globe, and date back more than 25,000 years.

Fundamental concepts of shamanism:

1. Everything is alive. Everything has spirit and awareness.
2. Energy and matter are the same. Everything is vibration. Everything that exists is an energy system within a greater energy system.
3. Everything that exists is connected to everything else in a web of energy or life.
4. Unseen/inner/spiritual reality affects visible reality.

A shamanic practitioner is a “hollow bone” for Spirit, whose job is to bring balance and harmony to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions for an individual, a community or group, for a home, land, or any object or being. This also can be applied to anything that exists.

Shamanic healing takes place in many forms, depending on what intuitive guidance is received from Spirit. This can include plant, herb and mineral spirit medicine, the use of song and other instruments to move and transform energy, visualization, soul retrieval, extraction, hands on shamanic massage or physical body manipulation. The shamanic practitioner understands the necessity to use both nature and spirit in healing and that true healing is whole and complete: body, mind and spirit.

Shamanic Drum Making Playshop
Saturday, November 3rd
Noon - 4pm

Sacred Drum MakingNative Hand Drums

Learn to make your own 16" deer hide drum  or an 18" elk hide drum on a maple hoop frame, along with a drum beater, in sacred ceremony and ritual the way our ancestors did. Call in the spirit of your drum, and infuse your drum making with love and intention.

This playshop includes all materials to make your drum, within the practice of sacred shamanic ceremony. We will open a medicine wheel and call in the directions and all our allies, we will smudge and smoke ourselves and our drum materials while setting intention and sending prayers to Spirit.

The ancient style drum is a beautiful instrument of the heart. It is used often for personal pleasure, shamanic healing work, drum circle gatherings, and shamanic journey work. The melodic beat can help you enter into trance-like, meditative states to assist you in accessing wisdom, guidance, and the place of calm of the heart center.

In shamanic healing work the drum is known to bring in a vibration to clear blocks in the energy bodies as well as to open the spiritual heart center. A practitioner may assist another in journeying to meet their spirit guides and totem animals for wisdom and healing, or may journey for the them. Drumming can move one out of the linear, left brain, into the frequency of peace obtained in meditation, which is also associated with the right brain.

Making your own drum in a sacred, shamanic environment helps you to get in touch with the spirit of your drum, as well as the spirit animals associated with your drum hide of choice. There is ceremonial work to connect you to the essence of your drum as a heart instrument. This ceremonial playshop infuses prayers, blessings and gratitude energies into your drum.

Deer Medicine Totem is the totem of the heart, bringing the energies of gentleness, love and kindness. Click here to learn more about Deer Medicine.

Elk Medicine Totem is a noble totem representing strength, stamina, passion, nobility, respect and survival. Click here to learn more about Elk Medicine.

You will leave with a completed drum and drum beater.

Deposits are due at the latest by Oct. 18th  to insure your space in the workshop and to buy the materials for your drum. Limited to 12 participants.

All creative materials provided: rawhide drum head and lacing, maple hoop frame; alder stick, leather, padding and sinew for drum beater.

Class will be held in Kearney, NE
*Location to be announced prior to class.

Cost:
16" Deer Hide Drum and beater - $215
18" Elk Hide Drum and beater - $225

Must make a deposit or full payment to hold your place in class.

Soul Portrait or Spirit Guide
Channeled Painting Session

Thursday thru Sunday
Oct. 11 - 14th

by appointment only

Held at Be Optimal Holistic Center
1249 N Waukegan Rd
Glenview, IL 60025

Call 847-486-8000 To Register for Your Appointment

Soul Portraits

To Heal and Awaken to Your Soul Self

Soul Portraits are beautiful, vibrant paintings of your soul essence, reflected through color, symbols and energy on canvas, along with intuitive guidance to lift you to greater awareness of your true Soul Self.

These paintings are multi-dimensional portals providing assistance on your soul journey. Each channeled session helps anchor higher vibrational energies into form, often resulting in a soul retrieval/remembering.They assist you in learning more about your gifts, your potential and the truth of your being.

Each soul portrait session is a channeled soul activation session, assisting your soul essence in being more harmonious and illuminated within your experience on Earth.

Owl Shaman Spirit Guide

Spirit Guide Sessions

Spirit Guide Paintings and their sessions assist you in making direct contact with your angels, guides and spirit animals. During a session your team will show up, and assist you in your life's journey.

Typically one guide steps forward to represent the team, bringing messages and answering questions. The painting reveals the imagery of the main guide, and often has symbols or images of additional guides who communicate with you.

Your spirit guide painting is also an activation and illumination portal, bringing higher frequency energy and symbol into form to give you assistance in your soul's awakening and life journey. You are never alone and always assisted.

with Visionary Artist Katherine Skaggs
Artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, Painter of Souls and Shamanic Practitioner

Katherine Skaggs is a visionary artist, mystic, teacher, and shamanic practitioner. Katherine is also the artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, co-created with author, Sage Holloway. Katherine acts as visionary artist and soul guide to many, a diviner of sacred imagery, teacher of the sacred, as well as shamanic practitioner. With more than 30 years experience in the esoteric arts as teacher and energy worker, and a lifetime as an artist, Katherine brings an interesting and uplifting perspective to the practice of healing oneself through the imagery of the Sacred.

Cost $235 per session

(Couples Portraits are a 2-hour session - Cost $470)

Call 847-486-8000 to register.

The friendly staff at Be Optimal will get you registered and scheduled.

Be Optimal Holistic Center
1249 N Waukegan Rd
Glenview, IL 60025

Katherine is in The Villages, Florida
Wednesday, Feb. 14 through
Monday, Feb. 19th

Katherine Skaggs is a visionary artist, mystic, teacher, and shamanic practitioner. Katherine is also the artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, co-created with author, Sage Holloway. Katherine is also in the process of creating the Masters of Light Wisdom Oracle, both as author and artist.

Katherine acts as visionary artist and soul guide to many, a diviner of sacred imagery, teacher of the sacred, as well as shamanic practitioner. With more than 28 years experience in the esoteric arts as teacher and energy worker, and a lifetime as an artist, Katherine brings an interesting and uplifting perspective to the practice of healing oneself through the imagery of the Sacred.

Katherine Skaggs' Schedule at the Villages:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 14 - 9 to 11am - Shamanism for Everyday Life at the Energy Meditation Club
    • How shamanism can be of great service to your daily life, with guided meditations.
  • Thursday, Feb. 15 - private appointments
  • Friday, Feb. 16 - morning private appointments
  • Friday, Feb. 16 - 1 to 5pm - Finding Your Power, Keeping Your Balance Class 
    • Tools, Universal Laws and Practices for difficult energies and changing times. Seal up energy leaks, clean your energy up, get grounded, move forward in wisdom and power.
  • Friday, Feb. 16 - 7 to 9pm - Soul Retrieval Drum Circle
    • Shamanic drum journey to retrieve lost parts of the self (
  • Saturday through Monday - Feb. 17th - Feb. 19th - private appointments

Private Sessions Available by appointment:

For more information about each session click on the links above.
To set an appointment or to register for a class contact Barb Bohnstedt at 352-350-7322 or by email.

Soul Portrait in Studio with Katherine SkaggsSoul Portrait & Spirit Guide Portraits
Sunday, Dec. 3rd and
Monday, Dec. 4th

By Appointment - Schedule Now

Katherine Skaggs is offering Soul Portraits at FocusOm in Brookfield, Illinois by appointment. Schedule now to insure your session!

Soul Portraits

Soul Portraits are beautiful, vibrant paintings of your soul essence, reflected through color, symbols and energy on canvas, along with intuitive guidance to lift you to greater awareness of your true Soul Self. These paintings are multi-dimensional portals providing assistance on your soul journey. Each session helps anchor higher vibrational energies into form, often resulting in a soul retrieval/remembering. Learn more about your gifts and potential.

Each soul portrait session is a channeled soul activation session, assisting your soul essence being more accessible and active within your experience on Earth.

You receive a 1-hour soul portrait channeled session and a 16x20" original acrylic by Katherine Skaggs.

Soul Star Ka
Soul Star Ka - 2-hour session

Spirit Guide Portraits

Spirit Guide Portrait Sessions provide an opportunity to meet your Spirit Guide, ask questions, receive higher guidance and also receive a painting of your guide. Each session provides a sacred environment for healing and for awakening to the support that you have with you all the time. During a Spirit Guide Portrait, you will connect to your main guide, receive a painting of them along with guidance to assist you in your life right now, and often an unfolding story of how you have known your guide over different lifetimes (if applicable). You will also often receive guidance from your guide team and how they want to help you on your life path.

Your guide (and guide team) is here to assist you in your life and would love to communicate with you. Each session is a place where you can deepen your connection, learn how to communicate regularly, and stimulate the remembering of this aspect of your Divine Guidance.

Cost of either Soul Portrait or Spirit Guide Portrait 1-hour Session - $225

Scroll to the end of the page to put your deposit down, or to pay in full, and to get onto the schedule.

with Visionary Artist Katherine Skaggs
Artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, Painter of Souls and Shamanic Practitioner

Katherine Skaggs is a visionary artist, mystic, teacher, and shamanic practitioner. Katherine is also the artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, co-created with author, Sage Holloway. Katherine acts as visionary artist and soul guide to many, a diviner of sacred imagery, teacher of the sacred, as well as shamanic practitioner. With more than 20 years experience in the esoteric arts as teacher and energy worker, and a lifetime as an artist, Katherine brings an interesting and uplifting perspective to the practice of healing oneself through the imagery of the Sacred.

Shamanic Drum Making Playshop
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
Noon - 4:30pm

Native Hand Drums

Learn to make your own 16" elk rawhide drum on a maple hoop frame, and drum beater, in sacred ceremony and ritual the way our ancestors did. Call in the spirit of your drum, and infuse your drum making with love and intention.

This playshop includes all materials to make your drum, within the practice of sacred shamanic ceremony. We will open a medicine wheel and call in the directions and all our allies, we will smudge and smoke ourselves and our drum materials while setting intention and sending prayers to Spirit.

The ancient style drum is a beautiful instrument of the heart. It is used often for personal pleasure, shamanic healing work, drum circle gatherings, and shamanic journey work. The melodic beat can help you enter into trance-like, meditative states to assist you in accessing wisdom, guidance, and the place of calm of the heart center.

In shamanic healing work the drum is known to bring in a vibration to clear blocks in the energy bodies as well as to open the spiritual heart center. A practitioner may assist another in journeying to meet their spirit guides and totem animals for wisdom and healing, or may journey for the them. Drumming can move one out of the linear, left brain, into the frequency of peace obtained in meditation, which is also associated with the right brain.

Making your own drum in a sacred, shamanic environment helps you to get in touch with the spirit of your drum, as well as the spirit animals associated with your drum hide of choice. There is ceremonial work to connect you to the essence of your drum as a heart instrument. This ceremonial playshop infuses prayers, blessings and gratitude energies into your drum.

Elk Medicine Totem is the totem of the heart. It is a powerful animal totem representing strength, stamina, passion, nobility, respect and survival. Click here to learn more about Elk Medicine.

You will leave with a completed drum and drum beater.

Deposits are due at the latest by November 16th by midnight  to insure your space in the workshop and to buy the materials for your drum. Limited to 12 participants.

All creative materials provided: rawhide drum head and lacing, maple hoop frame; alder stick, leather, padding and sinew for drum beater.

Class will be held at FocusOM, 9045 Monroe, Brookfield, IL

Healing with the Goddess

Awaken the Divine Feminine Within ...
Restore Your True Essence and Light!

Sunday, October 15th
9am to 5pm

The Power of the Divine Feminine is awakening and having a resurgence on Mother Earth. It is a time of restoring the power of our hearts, the power of compassion and cooperation, and the power of love beyond anything we have known for thousands of years.

For thousands of years we have demonized and disconnected from our Divine Mother, our Divine Feminine power that resides within each of us, whether we are male and female. We are now in a time where restoration is not only available, but is a must for reclaiming if we are find peace, balance, compassion and strength for transformation in a world that has become polarized and in many areas devoid of this sacred, loving, wise energy. We need our Divine Mother energy awakened within our consciousness to proceed forward in our wholeness and power if we want to be healthy in our bodies, our minds and our spirits.

This class is dedicated to creating a relationship with the Divine Mother that brings healing and restoration to you at all levels ... from your physical daily life, to your vast spiritual inner life. This is to heal any schism within your soul's journey where you have been disconnected from the powers of nurturing, intuition, timelessness, and unconditional love. This is a place to reset within sacred spaces, that allow your heart to awaken and illuminate your essence and sacred path.

We will use drum journey, altar work, sacred dance, prayer, ritual to heal and wake up. Within this sacred day's container, we'll find space to dream our lives anew, as we connect to the healing power of the Great Mother Goddess. We'll call the Goddesses to assist us, to illuminate our minds and hearts. We'll also draw upon the healing tools of each Goddess we call, her healing modalities, flower essences and aromatherapies to shift our energies and fill ourselves up with soothing, illuminating vibrations.

The Healing with the Goddess Day's Promise:

Katherine Skaggs Aditi
Aditi

Sacred Ceremony & the Altar, The Cosmic Womb, Prayer, Intention, Boundaries
Direction - The East, New Beginnings, Dreaming Anew
Element - Ether
Goddess - Aditi, Pleiadian Star Goddess

We will gather in sacred circle and ceremony, opening the circle and setting an altar in ritual and ceremony, to call the Goddess to assist us in our journey. We'll draw Mythical Goddess tarot cards to inquire who is here to support and assist... and then draw upon their wisdom to help us.

This section will focus on creating sacred space so we may dream, so we may create, so we may heal, so we may come to know the Divine Feminine within ourselves. With this space we will focus on creating healthy boundaries for keeping our container full of good chi to grow the seeds of our dreams and intentions. We'll call the goddess Aditi, and her wisdom of the Cosmic Womb for how to open to potential and possibility. We'll call the Pleiadian Star Goddess to assist us in bringing our destiny to form.

This will be a time of healing our sacred dreamer and golden child self. What does she desire? Where has she been afraid to dream? What wants and needs to reset.

Katherine Skaggs White Buffalo Calf Woman
White Buffalo Calf Woman

Sacred Tribe, Heart Illumination, Support and Growth
Direction - The South
Element - Fire
Goddesses - White Buffalo Calf Woman, Lakshmi, Shakti

Now is time to bring in the element of fire, and the goddesses White Buffalo Calf Woman, Lakshmi and Shakti to light your heart fire, to restore your passion, to expand your abundant nature, and to make your life sacred once again. This is a place of sacred community and support, to assist you in your growth process. You are not alone. It is time to enter sacred community for support in all your dreams. You get to be supported.

We will call upon the guidance and powers of White Buffalo Calf Woman to assist us in purification, so we may remember how to live our lives as a sacred ceremony. We'll call upon Lakshmi to assist us in accessing our abundance, divine gifts and bring them to earth. And we will call Shakti, to assist in awakening our inner beloved, so we may awaken to ourselves as fulfilled within and without.

This will be a time of healing our relationship to having support in our lives on all levels, so we may grow our dreams without so much struggle and effecting. This will assist us with our relationship to money, value and manifesting what we truly desire.

Katherine Skaggs Kali
Kali

Harvest, Sacred Destruction, Death, Rebirth
Direction - The West
Element - Water
Goddesses - Kali, Pele, Uzume, Mother Mary

Now is time to harvest all the good from all your life experiences. This is a time to embrace all that is and has been. What have you gotten, what has nourished you, and what do you need to let go? With harvest comes endings, completions, and death. We'll call upon the goddesses Kali, Pele, Uzume and Mother Mary to help us let go of the ego mind struggle, so we may truly be present to the harvest as well as the deathing process.

When in right relationship to this aspect of the cycles of life, you are either in great freedom or great fear and attachment. We'll use ritual and ceremony, with drum journey to harvest and to release. We'll ask the wisdom of Kali to heal us into the sacred power of shamanic death, that we release our ego that stunts us. We'll call the power of Pele to burn away that which no longer serves, so we may expand in sacred self respect. We will call Uzume to help us move out of the grasp of illusion and desperation, so we may lighten up. We call upon Mother Mary to assist us in making sacred all that we love, so we may ascend into our heart spaces of unconditional love. We will take a new look at the power of sacred destruction, so we may have new life and greater light.

Katherine Skaggs Sophia
Sophia

Wisdom, Rest, Restoration, Power
Direction - The North
Element - Earth
Goddesses - Sophia, Gaia, Isis

The North is a place of wisdom, rest, restoration and power. We have come full circle in our healing journey and now is the time to go within, to find our cave and reflect on what has been and dream what might be. It is time to receive through stillness and reflection. The power of observation and dreamtime are in the North.

Within the North we'll call upon the Divine Feminine Powers of Mama Gaia to restore and reset our biorhythms so we may be in balance as we walk this Earth life. We'll call forth Sophia to assist us in becoming wise from all our experiences. We'll invoke the healing powers of Isis to restore and rebirth ourselves as conscious dreamers.

As we come to the end of our time together we'll close our circle and seal our work into our lives and our very DNA, spiritually and physically... so we may live in the fullness of our soul's wholeness.

To join this day of Awakening the Divine Feminine will be to join in a day of restoration and healing; it will be a time of letting go of the old, worn out stories of disconnection and disempowerment to allow and awaken your true sense of Self, of fullness, deserving, and havingness.

Things you will need for class:

Water for the day
Sack lunch and water for the day
Notebook and pen
Wear loose clothing
Anything you might like to put onto the altar for blessing (jewelry, written prayers, a stone, sacred items

Highly Recommended (but you can get away without it)
Mythical Goddess Tarot (You can purchase at the class or at the studio before the workshop anytime)

Scroll down to register or put a deposit down to hold your place in class

Shamanic Healing Circle
Tomball, TX
Saturday, Oct. 14th
6-9:30pm

Join Katherine Skaggs, shamanic practitioner and visionary artist for an evening of heart. Within the shamanic healing circle you will experience a community space dedicated to raising your vibration and your ability to experience balance, harmony and joy.

Shamanic healing circles give great support, especially in rocky times and chaotic challenges. Texas, particularly your area, has been hit hard as of late. It is an excellent time to clean away the challenges, the losses, and even the survivor's guilt for some, as well as a time to be filled back up. We are in a reset spiritually as well as physically. Healing circle work and heart-centered spiritual practices are as important now as ever.

Katherine will open a medicine wheel, calling the allies of the directions, as well as connecting to Great Spirit. You will be cleaned and cleared individually and collectively within the group experience. Katherine will use sacred smudge or sacred tobacco to clean your aura, and offer agua de florida (flower water with prayers) to raise your vibration. Each person will also receive a healing within the group container. Various shamanic instruments such as drums, rattles, feathers, and prayers will be used in the process to raise your frequency and restore your soul.

This circle is a beautiful and sacred container to clean out the old energies that do not serve you, as well as to support your true essence shining brightly.


Katherine Skaggs returning home from the jungles of Peru

Katherine Skaggs is a shamanic practitioner who has trained internationally with indigenous shamans for the past 11 years. (Shipibo Shamans and their traditions from the Amazon Jungles of Peru, Huichol traditions from Mexico, Qur'o traditions from the Andes, as well as Native American and other traditions from shamans around the world via her teachers in Santa Fe, NM.)

Previous to shamanic work Katherine trained in various energy healing modalities (reiki, light language healing, sacred geometry light language healing, and other ancient in-depth metaphysical energy work and practices.

Katherine's goal and prayer is to act as a hollow reed to facilitate your healing, and bring greater harmony.


Shamanic Healing

Shamanic Healing is an ancient practice of healing that encompasses the spiritual dimension of healing, as well as the mental, emotional and physical healing. Shamanic medicine healing practices are multi-cultural, found among indigenous peoples around the globe, and date back more than 25,000 years.

Fundamental concepts of shamanism:

1. Everything is alive. Everything has spirit and awareness.
2. Energy and matter are the same. Everything is vibration. Everything that exists is an energy system within a greater energy system.
3. Everything that exists is connected to everything else in a web of energy or life.
4. Unseen/inner/spiritual reality affects visible reality.

A shamanic practitioner is a “hollow bone” for Spirit, whose job is to bring balance and harmony to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions for an individual, a community or group, for a home, land, or any object or being. This also can be applied to anything that exists.

Shamanic healing takes place in many forms, depending on what intuitive guidance is received from Spirit. This can include plant, herb and mineral spirit medicine, the use of song and other instruments to move and transform energy, visualization, soul retrieval, extraction, hands on shamanic massage or physical body manipulation. The shamanic practitioner understands the necessity to use both nature and spirit in healing and that true healing is whole and complete: body, mind and spirit.

Soul Portrait in Studio with Katherine SkaggsSoul Portraits and Spirit Guide Paintings
Friday, Oct. 13 and
Monday,Oct. 16

by appointment only

Katherine Skaggs will be offering Soul Portraits and Spirit Guide Paintings at Wild Spirit Yoga at 104 Houston St, Tomball, TX 77375. Call 970-412-8740 to schedule soon to insure a time with Katherine during those days.

Soul Portraits

Soul Portraits are beautiful, vibrant paintings of your soul essence, reflected through color, symbols and energy on canvas, along with intuitive guidance to lift you to greater awareness of your true Soul Self. These paintings are multi-dimensional portals providing assistance on your soul journey. Each session helps anchor higher vibrational energies into form, often resulting in a soul retrieval/remembering. Learn more about your gifts and potential.

Each soul portrait session is a channeled soul activation session, assisting your soul essence being more accessible and active within your experience on Earth.

Spirit Guide Paintings

Spirit Guide Painting Sessions provide an opportunity to meet your Spirit Guide, ask questions, receive higher guidance and also receive a painting of your guide. Each session provides a sacred environment for healing and for awakening to the support that you have with you all the time. During a Spirit Guide Portrait, you will connect to your main guide, receive a painting of them along with guidance to assist you in your life right now, and often an unfolding story of how you have known your guide over different lifetimes (if applicable). You will also often receive guidance from your guide team and how they want to help you on your life path.


with Visionary Artist Katherine Skaggs
Artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, Painter of Souls and Shamanic Practitioner

Katherine Skaggs is a visionary artist, mystic, teacher, and shamanic practitioner. Katherine is also the artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, co-created with author, Sage Holloway. Katherine acts as visionary artist and soul guide to many, a diviner of sacred imagery, teacher of the sacred, as well as shamanic practitioner. With more than 20 years experience in the esoteric arts as teacher and energy worker, and a lifetime as an artist, Katherine brings an interesting and uplifting perspective to the practice of healing oneself through the imagery of the Sacred.

To schedule, contact Jennifer  at 970-412-8740 or by email.

Scroll to the bottom to make a deposit or full payment on your portrait.

Soul Portrait in Studio with Katherine SkaggsSoul Portrait & Spirit Guide Portraits
Friday, Sept. 28th through
Sunday, Sept. 30th

By Appointment - Schedule Now

Katherine Skaggs is offering Soul Portraits at The Temple Within School of Sacred Studies, 12841 Hillcrest NE, Lowell, MI. Schedule now to insure your session!

Soul Portraits

Soul Portraits are beautiful, vibrant paintings of your soul essence, reflected through color, symbols and energy on canvas, along with intuitive guidance to lift you to greater awareness of your true Soul Self. These paintings are multi-dimensional portals providing assistance on your soul journey. Each session helps anchor higher vibrational energies into form, often resulting in a soul retrieval/remembering. Learn more about your gifts and potential.

Each soul portrait session is a channeled soul activation session, assisting your soul essence being more accessible and active within your experience on Earth.

You receive a 1-hour soul portrait channeled session and a 16x20" original acrylic by Katherine Skaggs.

Couples Soul Portraits

Soul portraits for couples is a great experience to share, aimed at capturing the essence of your soul relationship. This session requires a 2-hour time window, at double the cost of a single session.

Soul Star Ka
Soul Star Ka - 2-hour session

Spirit Guide Portraits

Spirit Guide Portrait Sessions provide an opportunity to meet your Spirit Guide, ask questions, receive higher guidance and also receive a painting of your guide. Each session provides a sacred environment for healing and for awakening to the support that you have with you all the time. During a Spirit Guide Portrait, you will connect to your main guide, receive a painting of them along with guidance to assist you in your life right now, and often an unfolding story of how you have known your guide over different lifetimes (if applicable). You will also often receive guidance from your guide team and how they want to help you on your life path.

Your guide (and guide team) is here to assist you in your life and would love to communicate with you. Each session is a place where you can deepen your connection, learn how to communicate regularly, and stimulate the remembering of this aspect of your Divine Guidance.

Cost of either Soul Portrait or Spirit Guide Portrait 1-hour Session - $225

Scroll to the end of the page to put your deposit down, or to pay in full, and to get onto the schedule.

with Visionary Artist Katherine Skaggs
Artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, Painter of Souls and Shamanic Practitioner

Katherine Skaggs is a visionary artist, mystic, teacher, and shamanic practitioner. Katherine is also the artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, co-created with author, Sage Holloway. Katherine acts as visionary artist and soul guide to many, a diviner of sacred imagery, teacher of the sacred, as well as shamanic practitioner. With more than 20 years experience in the esoteric arts as teacher and energy worker, and a lifetime as an artist, Katherine brings an interesting and uplifting perspective to the practice of healing oneself through the imagery of the Sacred.

Shamanic Drum Making Playshop
Saturday, October 28th
9am - 1pm

Native Hand Drums

Learn to make your own 16"  or 18" elk rawhide drum on a maple hoop frame, and drum beater, in sacred ceremony and ritual the way our ancestors did. Call in the spirit of your drum, and infuse your drum making with love and intention.

For those who have made a drum before, you have the choice of making an 18" buffalo, moose or horse hide drum. (These can be thicker hides, which may add to the difficulty a bit... so it is wise to be more experienced when making these drums.)

This playshop includes all materials to make your drum, within the practice of sacred shamanic ceremony. We will open a medicine wheel and call in the directions and all our allies, we will smudge and smoke ourselves and our drum materials while setting intention and sending prayers to Spirit.

The ancient style drum is a beautiful instrument of the heart. It is used often for personal pleasure, shamanic healing work, drum circle gatherings, and shamanic journey work. The melodic beat can help you enter into trance-like, meditative states to assist you in accessing wisdom, guidance, and the place of calm of the heart center.

In shamanic healing work the drum is known to bring in a vibration to clear blocks in the energy bodies as well as to open the spiritual heart center. A practitioner may assist another in journeying to meet their spirit guides and totem animals for wisdom and healing, or may journey for the them. Drumming can move one out of the linear, left brain, into the frequency of peace obtained in meditation, which is also associated with the right brain.

Making your own drum in a sacred, shamanic environment helps you to get in touch with the spirit of your drum, as well as the spirit animals associated with your drum hide of choice. There is ceremonial work to connect you to the essence of your drum as a heart instrument. This ceremonial playshop infuses prayers, blessings and gratitude energies into your drum.

Elk Medicine Totem is the totem of the heart. It is a powerful animal totem representing strength, stamina, passion, nobility, respect and survival. Click here to learn more about Elk Medicine.

You will leave with a completed drum and drum beater.

Deposits are due at the latest by October 17th  to insure your space in the workshop and to buy the materials for your drum. Limited to 12 participants.

All creative materials provided: rawhide drum head and lacing, maple hoop frame; alder stick, leather, padding and sinew for drum beater.

Class will be held at Katherine's Studio, 3148 Birmingham Drive in Fort Collins, CO

After the Eclipse
Shamanic Healing Circle
Monday, August 21st
6:30-9:30pm

with shamanic practitioner Katherine Skaggs

Held at Katherine's Studio at 3148 Birmingham Drive in Fort Collins, CO

Join in sacred circle in the Shamanic Healing Circle for cleaning and clearing your mind, body and spirit. Fill up with positive energy and raise your vibration to assist you in navigating these times of conflict, revolution and transformation.

This is a gathering for sacred ceremony of blessing and healing within the Shamanic Healing Circle. As you enter into this evening, you will be cleared with sacred tobacco and agua de florida water. We will then open a medicine wheel circle in ceremonial style, honoring our allies and the directions, calling in support and protection, creating a safe and sacred space for the evening. Short shamanic clearings/healings and blessings will be offered individually within the group setting.

If weather permits we may also have a fire ceremony as part of the healing circle.

The collective group setting and individual clearings assist in clearing patterns of limitation, and opening to the wholeness of each individual, supporting self empowerment and wellness on mental, emotional, spiritual and physical levels. This also supports one to better navigate their lives in balance and personal power.

Shamanism and shamanic energy healing is known to be as old as 50,000 years according to modern day archeology. Katherine Skaggs has trained internationally with Amazonian Shipibo Indian shamans from the jungles of Peru, the Q'ero from the Andes of Peru and the Huichols from Mexico, in addition to multi-cultural shamanic teachers within the U.S. The practices offered within this ceremonial circle are handed down from these traditions and offered with the intention of personal and community healing and blessing.

Please come early so we can begin at 6:30pm sharp. Thank you so much!

Email Katherine to RSVP if you would like to come and pay in person.

Soul Portrait in Studio with Katherine SkaggsSoul Portraits & Spirit Guide Portraits
Appointments Available
Sunday, April 30 - Monday, May 1

with Visionary Artist Katherine Skaggs
Artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, Painter of Souls
and Shamanic Practitioner

by appointment only

For people in the Norfolk, NE area, Katherine Skaggs will be offering Soul Portraits and Spirit Guide Paintings at the Diabetes and Wellness Clinic. Call 402-379-9600 to schedule soon to insure a time with Katherine during those days.

Soul Portraits

Soul Portrait sessions reveal your beautiful, light, vibrant nature of your soul essence, reflected through color, symbols and energy on canvas. Channeled intuitive guidance is also given with the imagery to lift you to greater awareness of your true Soul Self. These paintings are multi-dimensional portals providing assistance on your soul journey. Each session helps anchor higher vibrational energies into form, often resulting in a soul retrieval/remembering, and soul activation.

Spirit Guide Paintings

Spirit Guide Paintings are a channeled 60 minute session to portray at least one of your spirit guides or spirit animals and bring forth their messages of love and guidance for your life.

This Spirit Guide painting also opens a portal to communication, guidance, awareness and healing to assist you in aligning with your highest, most beautiful soul self. Your guides love you and are excited to meet you in this form, to further assist you in your life journey.

Katherine Skaggs is a visionary artist, mystic, teacher, and shamanic practitioner. Katherine is also the artist of the Mythical Goddess Tarot, co-created with author, Sage Holloway. Katherine acts as visionary artist and soul guide to many, a diviner of sacred imagery, teacher of the sacred, as well as shamanic practitioner. With more than 20 years experience in the esoteric arts as teacher and energy worker, and a lifetime as an artist, Katherine brings an interesting and uplifting perspective to the practice of healing oneself through the imagery of the Sacred.

To schedule, call 402-379-9600.
Limited space.

Shamanic Drum Making
Saturday, April 29th
Noon to 4:30pm

Native Hand Drums

Learn to make your own 16" deer rawhide drum on a maple hoop frame, and drum beater, or an 18" elk rawhide drum in sacred ceremony and ritual the way our ancestors did. Call in the spirit of your drum, and infuse your drum making with love and intention.

This playshop includes all materials to make your drum, within the practice of sacred shamanic ceremony. We will open a medicine wheel and call in the directions and all our allies, we will smudge and smoke ourselves and our drum materials while setting intention and sending prayers to Spirit.

You will leave with a completed drum and drum beater.

Deposits are due April 14th to insure your space in the workshop and to buy the materials for your drum.

All creative materials provided: rawhide drum head and lacing, maple hoop frame; alder stick, leather, padding and sinew for drum beater.

Class will be held at the Diabetes and Wellness Clinic, 809 1/2 S. 13th St., Norfolk, NE 68701.

Please make sure to eat before you come to class. Bring snacks and plenty of water for drinking during the day.

We will be done between 4:30 and 5pm.

Deer Drum Class Cost: $205
Elk Drum Class Cost: $215

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