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Medicine for the Earth – 3 Day Residential Course

Taught by Lauren Torres
: April 22nd-25th, 2016
Time: Friday Evening through Monday Noon
Location: Watervliet, MI at the lovely Ronora Retreat and Lodge, about 8 miles from Lake Michigan. (Location is about 2 hr drive from either of Chicago’s major airports MDW and ORD)
Price: Tuition is $250 including lodging for 3 Nights.
Lodging: Lodgings includes a shared kitchen.
Send $50 deposit to register.  The class size will be small, 3-5 people.

Class Description:

This class small and intimate class is an invitation to immerse yourself in nature while deepening your connection to the Earth and to Earth energies.  You will learn a very powerful way of healing the Earth.

Medicine for the Earth teaches the methods ancient mystics used to transform unhealthy or toxic substances in the Environment and make them healthy.  Based on Sandra Ingerman’s research on healing toxic environmental pollution through spiritual methods, you will get a strong grounding on how such miraculous healing works.  I use the word miraculous because you cannot explain the results through cause and effect.  But results from Medicine for the Earth ceremonies have measurably changed the PH of polluted water.

These methods can be extended to healing other people, transforming relationships, and creatively effecting group dynamics.  While I will give some information on how this can be applied elsewhere we will spend this time focused on healing, loving and joyfully tending the Earth – becoming caretakers in the truest sense of the world.


You must know how to journey in order take this training.  Look at my schedule or contact me about training in the Chicago area if you need a class or feel you need to brush up on your skills.


Ronora Lodge and Retreat Center is a beautiful location for this work.  The land and facilities are well kept, and the love of the owners for the land is reflected in the peacefulness there.  There are woods, with trails and a pond to explore on class breaks.

Coming from Chicago, the retreat center is off I-94, just 88 miles after you pass the Illinois border, after St. Joe near Paw Paw Lake.  The accommodations are comfortable, with a queen or full bed in each room.  Every lodge at Ronora includes a kitchen.  We will be in the Casa de Luz, click to view.

We will be lodging in a smaller building, which will include our workshop space.  I did this to keep the price of this class low.  If you are willing to share a queen sized bed / will be attending with a friend and can share, please tell me.

What to bring:

You must have a rattle or a drum. (You can create a rattle by putting small stones/popping corn or similar in a water bottle.)
Something to cover your eyes while journeying.
A blanket and/or pillow so that you can be comfortable lying on the floor to journey.
A journal/notebook and pen to write down what is taught in the class.
Art supplies
Appropriate clothes for being outside.
List of other items needed for your stay will be provided after registration.


Lauren Torres is the founder of Shaman Links,, a website for shamanic information. In addition to teaching and healing in the Chicago area, she is also a Senior Mechanical Engineer. She has a Master of Arts degree at DePaul University in Chicago, her degree focuses on Shamanic Practice. Visit for more information or click here.  Lauren has been authorized by Sandra Ingerman to teach this class, see for more information.

$250 for the class, you must send $50 to register.
Shamanic Journey experience is recommended for this class.
We will have the class in a smaller building in order to keep the price of the class low.  Please indicate if you are willing to share a queen sized bed / will be attending with a friend and can share.