Advice List of Circles Resources



















Websites - - London Open Drumming Group, including lots of ideas for meeting topics from previous LODG sessions - an organisation that teaches Spirit centred circles in the USA and Europe. It is run by Christina Baldwin (see 'Books' below) - hosts a list of international shamanic circles. Not all of these are core shamanic groups, but the organisation hosting the list are core shamanic practitioners.

Books -

Calling the Circle by Christina Baldwin - lots of great insight into forming a circle

Shamanism as a spiritual practice for daily life by Tom Cowan - has a very small section about shamanic groups and ideas for them at the back

Shamanic Journeying - a beginner's guide by Sandra Ingerman - has some ideas for journeys at the back

Singing the Soul Back Home by Caitlin Mathews - good for meeting ideas

Truth or Dare: Encounters with Power, Authority and Mystery by Starhawk - a great book on power from a pagan perspective that we found useful in understanding power in circles

The Spirits Are Always With Me by Jane Shutt - good for looking at different ways of working with the spirits and the Earth

The Way of Council by Jack Zimmerman and Virginia Coyle - good on communicating simply and from the heart