Working with Plant Spirit for Creative Evolution…
Activate The Seeds of your Soul!
The Time is Now!
Next dates: Pathway One now open for immediate start (11 weeks);
Pathway Two starts Jan 11, 2024 (12 weeks)
Pathway 3: mid 2024 (24 weeks).
Shamanic Herbalism Apprenticeship in person training
begins October 15, 2023. Mullumbimby, NSW. Covers Pathway 1 & 2 as detailed below.
For me it’s not enough to know a being – plant or person – at face value. I want to know the inner workings, to see at a soul level what makes us who we are.
It’s from this that the Shamanic Herbalism course has been born. It is a journey of knowing plants at a deeper level – through relationship. But more than that – by working with the teachings that come from the plants themselves.⠀
A plants medicine is so much deeper than the sum of its constituents. Every plant has a teaching that we can activate within us. A plants teachings can be embodied and awakened without even imbibing the plant itself (though this can definitely help!)
The plants we work with in this online course are specific in that they carry the codes to awaken a Sacred New Earth.
As within, so without.
There is ancient knowledge stored within our DNA that can be activated by these flowers. Shamanic Herbalism invites you to be guided on this pathway to unlock dormant keys and seeds held deep within. As we awaken to the New Earth within ourselves, we begin to create it on the outside. There’s a ripple effect in the world.
And in case you hadn’t noticed….. we’re in the Sacred Birth Portal right now with the current world events. The New Earth is here. As you awaken and align to your sacred, empowered self, the world can’t help but to shift. We are creative beings full of power.
But it’s a cocreation, we need to look deeper than the surface and to do the work!
“Thank you so much for a heartfelt, inspiring course in shamanic herbalism, filled with much knowledge, deep sacred earth wisdom, meditations, a beautiful mix and balance between audio/video/text, supportive teachers with beautiful souls and sacred space for reflections and personal soulwork. Every module opened up new insight and portals between the physical world and spiritworld, the veil between the worlds became thinner and made it easier to connect with the spirits, the green world and Mother Earth Gaia and deepened my nature connection. Heidi was so supportive and quick in her responses, if I had any questions about the course before I signed up and during the whole course with comments on my work. I am so grateful that I signed up, I feel rich in new wisdom and insight and can’t wait to used this gift in my every day life and in my work as a therapist.” Lene Rose, Norway. 2019
Have you thought that there are dormant seeds within waiting for acknowledgment and the right conditions to sprout?
Are you drawn to ritual and the curiosity of knowing why you are here and what may be your deeper purpose?
This course begins with providing the basics of plant communication and creating sacred space before embarking on a journey into your unclaimed potential as a being here on earth. With the assistance of herbs and plant spirits, we will begin an exploratory journey into birthing our creative potential (this can be literally a baby, a project, an idea or even to rebirth yourself).
You will gain insights from your birth imprinting and combine that with the wisdom and activation of plant spirit in order to fully align with your sacred purpose in the universe. And then activate it!
The plant activation pathway as a whole, is ancient wisdom held latent within us all. Embarking on this journey will be embarking on a soul adventure!
What does that mean?
It means reawakening to who we are, to fully embodying and embracing our individual nature, why we came and what we’re here to do. And to expressing that into the world by sharing our innate and unique gifts.
The more we activate our own fullness by doing this, the more our heart begins to beat in alignment with the earth, with our true nature. And this has a ripple effect not only on those around us, but also on the earth itself.
Walking this path with authenticity, commitment and beauty is to begin to recreate a Sacred Earth.
Why this course now?
It is our birthright to live in alignment with our heart, intuition and ability to manifest our desires by reclaiming and awakening our innate knowledge of who we are and why we are here.
We are here for more than eating and sleeping.
We all have the potential to create our ultimate goals and desires by removing the veils and blocks that may keep it hidden.
Plants hold keys that unlock our DNA to fully activate who we are as sacred beings on this earth.
I have come to see Heidi as one of my teachers in this life. Through this course and other short courses I have completed with Heidi, I have felt a deepening in embodiment and soul truth that is truly magical. Heidi’s way of supporting each of us to go within and seek the answers within ourselves is empowering and very needed. We are learning to trust our innate ability to do this sacred work and I can say that I feel much more grounded in who I am and my sacred work in this world. Mikala, 2020
It is time to shine your light.
It is time to believe in yourself, to stand strong and tall in who you are.
It’s time to share your unique gifts with the world!
“For anyone searching for a deeper connection with self and with nature, this course has truly enriched my life. Heidi is one of the most tuned in, graceful sages I’ve ever known and her deep connection with plants and incredible empathic teachings combine to make this one of the greatest gifts I’ve ever given myself. Tahl, 2020
“I wanted to thank you so much for sharing your knowledge, teaching, listening and responding to us all in these past months. You are an amazing teacher with a magic spark! Your teachings will bring forth change into this world by connecting and igniting humans “inner lights”. I learned so much. A whole new world has opened. Thank you Heidi, really.” Nina, Italy, 2020
“Shamanic Herbalism Pathway 2 is an incredibly rich and transformative journey. Heidi’s excellent guidance, experiential wisdom and grounded practices facilitate the subtle yet powerful support of the plants to assist those who dare to take the plunge deep into the portal of self-discovery. There is no way to complete this course without feeling a grounded, heart-centred shift in how one relates to themselves and the world around them. Personally, I unlocked a new level of understanding of myself and of the energetics of the plants we worked with. I felt myself grow and bud and blossom through the vehicle of this course. There were so many expansive practices in this well-held course and I could do it over and over again and be guaranteed to uncover new layers. I am so grateful to the other women who went along on this journey and for all their support and insight gained through their sharing and listening – and to the plants for the same thing! I will never look at a flower the same way again!” Claire, Australia, 2021
More testimonials here
Pathway One – Creating Sacred Space (11 weeks)
Pathway One contains the groundwork and preparation needed in order to commence the flower activation pathway. This introduction lays the foundations, providing the roots from which we can grow onwards and upwards.
You can choose to enrol solely in these 11 weeks to gain a great introduction to Nature Connection, Plant Communication and Cycle Wisdom. The Sacred Earth-work begins in Pathway Two.
- Week 1. Creating Sacred Space – The Vessel. Groundwork, space setting, preparing self. The Four Elements. Herbs as Medicine.
- Week 2. Connecting with Nature: Deepening your journey. The principles of nature connection, an introduction to communicating with nature spirits and plants.
- Week 3. Introduction to Shamanic Journeying. Meet your animal and guide
- Week 4 -7 Elementals. Deep dive into the Elements. The foundations of life. A week each spent learning directly from Air, Earth, Fire and Water.
- Weeks 8, 9 & 10. Wisdom of the Cycles: Aligning with Nature – an experiential journey looking at how natures cycles affect us and how to engage that within us – the sun, the moon, the seasons, the menstrual cycle…..
- Make your own Shamanic Rattle. (Materials extra $20 + pp)
Pathway One is now available for immediate access.
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Course work is arranged over 11 weeks. First week is available immediately on enrolment and new material will be made available each week. Access to Pathway 1 material is for SIX MONTHS. Each module needs around 2-3 hours to complete. Course work includes a combination of written material, videos and audio exercises. While written material is downloadable, videos are not.
Pathway Two (12 weeks)
Sacred Birth: Birthing ourselves into the world
In Pathway One we laid the groundwork and created space for the real work!
Pathway Two is our Sacred Birth Portal. Here we immerse ourselves in the sacred herbs that guide us to birth a truer version of ourselves into the world. We’ll be looking at who we are, why we came, our soul and birth imprints, and how to transform and engage them.
We’ll be working in depth with our own birth imprints, what patterns we are playing out over and over again, and how to shift and empower yourself within that.
Through shamanic journeys, plant activation and communication, and birth journal work we’ll be diving deep!
The last two weeks we’ll focus on the nurturing phase, how to nurture our creations – whether that is our new self, a new project or a new baby; and the need for gentle stimulation and loving care.
As part of this pathway there is the option to Birth a medicine drum in a two day face to face workshop. This is a sacred process in which we use the crafting of the drum as a potent way to discover and rewire your birth imprinting. What we embody while crafting the drum stays within the drum as its medicine, its power. We come out with a drum not just of great personal relevance, but one that will beat to the tune of your own sacred heart beat.
- Week 1 & 2: Plant Activation – Feverfew. The beginning of our plant activation pathway. This is the first flower code in activating a Sacred Earth (all work begins within!) Starting a Materia Medica, plant spirit communication, plant activation.
- Week 3: Ancestral work, an introduction. Ancestral guardians and their role.
- Week 4. Womb as Gaia. Our sacred creative vessel and its role. Elementals, Devas and Faeries and the role they play. Birth journal work commences.
- Week 5. Birth Work. Plant Spirit Immersion with Starflower begins. Understanding our birth imprints and how to engage them for creation. Exploring our Birth Imprints.
- Week 6. Cervix: Gateway between Earth and the Stars. Soul purpose remembering. Why we came. Core Medicine & Dosage – getting to the Essence of plants. Birth Journal Work.
- Week 7. Galactic Language of Plants. Star Imprints. Astrology in Herbalism. Birthwork continues.
- Week 8. Birthing ourselves into the world. Plant immersion continues. Finding our personal Sacred Birth Formula.
- Week 9. Birthing a Medicine Drum (optional extra) or integration/catch up.
- Week 10. Blossom Immersion: the Power of Gentle Incarnation
- Week 11. Forty Day Vision: Nurturing our sprouts of creation. Support and nurture through partner work. Mothering others and receiving support in tandem.
- Week 12. One follow up zoom sharing circle after 40 days (date tba)
Course work and access is emailed out weekly and can be done in your own time during the week. Each module needs around 3-4 hours to complete. There is an optional weekly zoom sharing circle (evenings AEST tba) and an online sharing platform. Course work includes a combination of written material, videos and audio exercises. Material is accessible throughout the course and for one month from the date it is emailed to you. While written material is downloadable, videos are not.
“I found this course and working with Heidi to be deeply healing on many levels. Firstly it allowed me to move through the trauma and shock of the birth of my daughter in a gentle and powerful way. It opened me to the medicine of my own birth and allowed me to discover new ways of being that nurture me. It opened me to my love of plants and herbs and began what I hope will be a life long journey of learning from them. Highly recommend.” Sheridan, WA, 2020
“This course has given me the tools to understand myself and nature deeply. It feels effortless and nurturing to understand how everything is connected through all the practices. I feel grounded, inspired and excited to be on this path that will continue to unfold into more knowledge and insights. I have learnt that the essence of who I am is within my intuition and allowing my heart to follow the whispers of nature. Thank you Heidi for this beautiful work. I would recommend this to anyone who feels the calling in climbing the stairways to heaven ~ to understand oneself.” Patricia, 2021
“Thank you again, Heidi, for another magical, soulfilled course! So much new insight and so much deep healing. This course was even more soul-shaking, in a good way, than pathway 1. It really opened up some deep, long forgotten doorways into my essence that I had locked away. So much shadow-work; pain, hurt, sorrow, trauma transforming into light and a new creative inspiration and life force. You’re are such a humble and authentic soul, that it is easy to take in what you teach, believe it and feel it. Never any pressure. But time, space, respect and a heartfelt open-ness to our differences, opinions and healing-pace. You are in safe hands when working with Heidi. She listens and guides you softly but steady. And are interested in your opinions. This module is hard work. It is deep. It hurts. It burns. It exhausted me. But it was necessary, so deeply needed. To release old pain, heal old wounds and come out of it with beautiful wisdom and childlike magic, lighter in heart, soul and mind. In this moment feeling a deep inner feeling of freedom and the powerful breath of life in my veins! Thank you♥
Pathway One commence anytime (11 weeks).
Enrol before October 2023 in order to complete in time for Pathway 2.
Pathway Two starts January 11, 2023 (12 weeks)
Pathway Three: mid 2024 (24 weeks)
These three pathways of Shamanic Herbalism, form Level 1 of the Flower Codes Training. To enrol in Level 1:
If you have have RPL’s or have already completed Pathway One and would like to join Pathway Two this round, please email me!
2. Pathway 2 only (11 weeks + follow up)
Optional Drum Birthing Workshop
Medicine Drum Birthing enrolment is separate. Please connect via email to organise.
Pathway Three – Sovereignty and Creative Power: The Grail Wisdom of the Womb
Pathway Three: mid 2024
Enrolments open to those who have previously completed Pathways 1 & 2.
Further information via the Flower Codes Training
Pathway Four – Alchemy and the Fae
Heidi Wedd has a long background in herbs and homeopathy and has long been drawn to the direct experience of listening to the plants for their magic. Over the last 13 years, she’s held herbal alchemy courses, plant wisdom courses, nature connection circles, a homeopathic butterfly proving, and deep pregnancy journey circles. In all of these, the focus has been on the embodied wisdom aspect of direct, inner knowing using a variety of shamanic deepening practices and plant spirit communication. She is passionate about changing the world from the roots up, by encouraging deeper connection with nature, the earth and shifting our interaction with it to a more co-creative one. She is author of Wild Flower Walker: A Pilgrimage to Nature on the Bibbulmun Track. Heidi also works as a midwife, homeopath and craniosacral bodyworker. Testimonials.
Pathway 2 Mentor: Steph Banks (See Flower Codes Training for bio and more info)
Enquiries and enrolments:
“This course has beautifully changed the way I see myself, plants and nature as a whole. It is very much for you if you are interested in Herbalism and are also looking to push aside the curtain of beliefs and information one is taught and step into a space of the unknown where you relearn from wise spirits within you and plant divas about each plant in its fullest. Heidi is an amazing teacher and guide and one of the most knowledgeable people i know. She gives you the tools and courage to learn for yourself and find the sage within you. Her deep plant wisdom, connection to the earth and trust in her students flows throughout the course, making you always feel held and heard. Following my Intuition and deciding to join the journey with Heidi has felt like a returning home to myself and the sprouting of a new seed.” Charlotte C. 2021
What is shamanism?
Shamanism is one of the oldest practices in the world. It is thought to have originated in Siberia, from where it spread across the globe and integrated into most areas.
The shamanic worldview is animistic in that it sees that there is a spirit in all things. Knowing this, it attempts to live in harmony with all beings, the earth and other realms.
Shamans were mediators between the worlds. They were the people in the community that would journey to other realms to bring back guidance and healing. What they learned in the other worlds was always integrated back into the physical world and community. In doing this, they could heal, guide and share wisdom.
Around the globe, shamans traditionally, would go into trance states to journey through the worlds. The way this was done varied by location – fasting, initiations, ecstatic practices like dance or music, or hallucinogens.
In this day and age we have continued to evolve, and with the spreading of spiritual practices, it is a lot easier for most people to journey without the use of hallucinogenic substances. Ecstatic dance, drum journeys, and deep meditations are all more commonly practiced, widespread and relatively easy to access and learn.
While journeying to other realms doesn’t make you a shaman, it is a practice that can teach you much, and we can all begin to journey on the shaman’s path….. the path of seeing the spirit within all things…. plants, trees, animals, objects. And not just seeing them, but connecting with them, listening and learning from them. Interacting and developing relationships with them.
This course will have a strong focus on connecting with the spirit of the plants we are working with. On listening, learning, integrating and putting into practice the lessons we learn from them. This is the shaman’s way, the shaman’s path.
What are Plant Spirits?
Plant spirits are the vibrational signature or soul of the plant. Much like we humans have our own unique vibration and soul, so do plants. When we sit in stillness and tune into plant spirit we may come to learn about their personality, how they wish to be used, what actions and benefits they hold, where they may work for us, as humans, within our body, mind, emotions and spirit. The spirit of a plant gives a deep and true indication of what a plant has to offer for our evolution and that of the planet. When you meet a plant spirit, the feeling is usually felt profoundly and with a knowing. Not all plants wish to communicate quickly, so patience is required and developing a relationship with the plant is beneficial to communicating effectively. How a plant spirit presents itself will be unique to you and your developed intuitive senses, mostly trust that you are receiving the information correctly.