Creative and Sensory Approaches to Forest Therapy

Shamanism in a Child's World/Playing in Nature

Madeline Marchell
Integrative Energy Medicine & Shamanic Practitioner, Yoga Therapist/IAYT

We will explore what it's like to discover Nature through the eyes of a Child. Experiences are presented for you to share and written examples are provided for further exploration at home. The age range is divided three ways: infant/toddler, youth and adolescent. Some of the topics covered are: Breathing Techniques/Energy for Everyone, Drumming for Drumming's Sake, Power Animals Power Up, Spirit Search Adventures, Journal Writing their Way, The Journey at Home in Your Heart. No experience in Shamanism is necessary to enjoy this workshop.

Madeline Marchell is a "teacher/student" of children. Children have taught her about spirituality and they have grown together. She is an Integrative Energy Medicine & Shamanic Practitioner and a Yoga Therapist. Field experience includes hospitals, private & public schools, learning-disabled centers and more. She has been utilizing Shamanic skills for 30 years and is a graduate of the Advanced Initiations in Shamanism and Shamanic Healing Program. Madeline has a private practice in Fort Collins, Colorado. Website: