The Modern Medicine Woman - Practitioner Course , Module 1-3: South Brent Village Hall; Module 4: Residential Training Retreat Portugal, Saturday, 12. October 2019

Are you called to step into the powerful role of a modern medicine woman?
This substantial - certificated and accredited - practitioner training course invites you to become a modern medicine woman, step into your authentic power and share your unique medicine with the world.
During the five modules and five online sessions of your foundation training you will learn, develop, understand and practice fundamental skills, gifts and tools of the Medicine Woman and be able to apply them professionally as well as to your own development and personal life.
The modern medicine woman practitioner qualification will enable you to

Answer your calling, understand your purpose and develop your unique style
Begin to practice as a modern medicine woman
Set-up a new practice and business
Integrate the Medicine Woman skills into your already existing practice
Work in a way that is aligned with the feminine and your specific medicine power
Become part of a female support network and circle and access our resources


Module 1: Discover & Empower the Medicine Woman Within
Weekend course 12th & 13th October 2019, Devon
During this introductory weekend, you will connect to your inner medicine woman, an archetypal energy of your deeper self, who calls you to grow into your power, claim your gifts and learn how to use them.
The Ancient Medicine Woman has many aspects: the Wild Woman, the Shamanka, the Witch, the Herbalist, the Healer, the Priestess, the Activist, the Creatrix, to name just a few. Connecting to, trusting in and working with the specific aspect that resides deep within you will unleash your primal power, show you your unique path, and how to walk it.
Once you have connected with her she will support you to:

Remember your deeper calling
Activate and develop your specific gift
Accept the challenge to reclaim your fierce/earth/womb power
Intuit and embody your ancient wisdom
Share your medicine with the world

Module 1 comprises of:

Introductory training weekend (October 12th & 13th 2019)
Online session: you will be invited to join Vanessa & Christa for an online session  (November 2019 – date to be confirmed)

(This module can also be taken as a ‘stand-alone’ workshop. please click into: Medicine Woman workshop

Module 2: Medicine Woman Toolbox: Working with the power of Energy
Weekend course: 30th November & 1st December 2019, Devon

Module 2 introduces you to fundamental medicine woman’s energy skill, providing you with a starter kit and a set of basic tools so that you can move on to the practitioner modules.
Module 2 Curriculum

Understanding and working with energy systems
Understanding and using the power of intent
Accessing the feminine Creative Force
Unleashing the energy of Herstory

Module 2 comprises of:

One weekend skill development training.
Online session: You will be invited to join Vanessa for an online session (December 2019 – date to be confirmed).


Module 3: Medicine Woman Toolbox: Working with the tools of the Shamaness
Weekend Course: 8th & 9th February 2020, Devon
Module 3 introduces you to some fundamental shamanic tools, providing you with a starter-kit and a set of basic tools so that you can move on to the practitioner modules.
Module 3 Curriculum

Connecting with the medicine of the sacred earth feminine
Female guides, goddesses and grandmothers
Shamanic journeying as a tool
Understanding feminine ceremonial practice

Module 3 comprises of:

One weekend skill development training
Online session: You will be invited to join Christa for an online session (February 2020 – date to be confirmed)


Module 4: Stepping into your Medicine Woman Power
Residential Training Retreat: May 15th-22nd 2020, Portugal
Module 4 consists of a seven day intensive residential training retreat. It will take place in the beautiful and wild Algarve area of Portugal – the perfect place for you to enhance and embody your medicine woman skills and realise your full power as a practitioner.

Module 4 Curriculum
During this week you will learn how to work in a feminine way that is in alignment with the power of your inner archetypal medicine women, and get attuned to the following specific aspects and skills of the medicine woman:

The Energy Healer
The Wild Earth Woman
The Seer/Visionary
The Creatrix
The Ceremonialist
The Sacred Feminine Activist

After the alignment and attuning process we will focus on teaching you fundamental skill sets of a modern shamaness, which you can use in your Medicine Woman practice and / or integrate into your existing work and life.
The residential training week will set you on the path to becoming an authentic Medicine Woman in your own right, aligning and attuning you to your own innate powers, whilst teaching you transferable skills to use in your work and life. It also offers safe space for profound personal growth on your heroic journey to self-actualisation.


Module 5: Practicing and Embedding your Skills
Case studies and Online sessions, June 2020
Module 5 Curriculum Module 5 consists of a download template for you to record two case studies, either with individual clients or a group. You will be asked to discuss your findings and experiences in two online group support sessions, during which you will have the undivided attention and the expertise of the course facilitators. These online sessions also offer you the opportunity to share your experiences, ask questions and receive support for your practice and development as a Modern Medicine Woman.

Course Fees: Modern Medicine Women Practitioner Training
Very Early Bird fees:  £ 1540  (until 15th July 2019)
Early Bird Fees: £ 1680 (until 31st August 2019)
Regular fees:  £1850 (until 11th October 2019)
The fees for the course include:

Modern Medicine Women Practitioner qualification
3 teaching weekends (non-residential)
7 days residential intensive training retreat in the Algarve in Portugal – shared accommodation for 7 nights, all food and teaching material (flight to Faro and transport to the Monte Mariposa Centre not included)
5 online teaching sessions

Single accommodation in Portugal is limited. Single Supplement on the residential training retreat: £300
All fees can be paid in four installments.
The very early bird fees:

£ 385.00   at booking
£ 385.00   30th November 2019
£ 385.00   29th February 2020
£ 385.00   30th April 2020

If you have paid separately for the first module we will deduct this from your second installment
A non-refundable deposit of £ 100 is included in the first installment at booking. Refunds are only possible up to 8 weeks before the course commences.
Please book early. Places are limited.

Christa Mackinnon and Vanessa Tucker, the founders of ‘Women Weaving Change’ and the 'Training School for Modern Medicine Women' have for many years enabled women to grow and find and express their uniqueness. They train therapeutic professionals, holistic and shamanic practitioners, whilst also writing books,  running retreats and workshops and being active in the women's movement and extinction rebellion.  Women Weaving Change

Christa Mackinnon is a psychologist, therapist, counsellor, shamanic teacher, speaker and author. She is the founder of 'Bridging the Worlds - Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times' where she trains therapeutic professionals in shamanism and co-founder of 'Women Weaving Change' and 'Sacred Earth Cermeonies for Change'.  More info on her website:
Vanessa Tucker is a Reiki Master, Hypnotherapist, NLP Practitioner, Crystal Healer & Shamanic practitioner. She is the author of The Art of You, founder of Walk your Talk Retreats, creator of Alchemy Healing and co- founder of Women Weaving Change. More info on her website:

Saturday, 12. October 2019, Module 1-3: South Brent Village Hall; Module 4: Residential Training Retreat Portugal, The Modern Medicine Woman - Practitioner Course

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