ONLINE COURSE

Summer

Initiations: A Life of Ritual

with Dr. Daniel Foor

July – September 2022
Begins July 23rd

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Summer teachings explore the journey from adolescence through the passage into middle adulthood.

Summer practices emphasize accessing guidance and remembering purpose, ritually feeding important relationships, and metabolizing grief and loss. Deeper themes include destiny, devotion, and cultivating a world-shaped heart. 

Summer Investment

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EARLY REGISTRATION
$ 275
USD
  • This rate supports the labor of the full operations and support team that weaves the course from start to finish. This also allows Ancestral Medicine to extend financial access to the course for those who need it. We recommend this level of investment for people with medium to high access to resources in the global context.
STANDARD FULL PAYMENT
$ 450
USD
  • This investment supports the Ancestral Medicine team and allows us to extend financial access to those who need it. Recommended for those with medium to high levels of resources.
3 MONTHLY PAYMENTS
$ 150
USD per month
  • Divide the standard investment into 3 monthly payments. Your payment will be charged automatically on the same day each month until payment is complete.
6 MONTHLY PAYMENTS
$ 75
USD per month
  • Divide the standard investment into 6 monthly payments. Your payment will be charged automatically on the same day each month until payment is complete.

Money-back guarantee.
If you’re not satisfied with the course after having engaged at least one lesson, we will grant you a full refund within 30 days of the beginning of the course.

Additional Payment Options
We provide additional sliding scale rates as well as the option to apply for a scholarship for those who need it.

Summer Curriculum

1 Lesson Four
2 Lesson Five
3 Lesson Six
Lesson Four

Lesson Four: Adolescence, Courage, and Calling

  • Consider youth rites of passage connected to the ability to call in new life
  • Explore connections between accountability and accessing guidance
  • Reflect on experiences with authority and connection to authentic power
  • Practice ways to directly access reliable spiritual guidance and support
  • Enjoy resources on youth rites of passage and ethical development
Lesson Four: Adolescence, Courage, and Calling
Lesson Five

Lesson Five: Early Adulthood, Devotion, and Feeding Life

  • Explore love and devotion as foundational to spiritual development
  • Learn ways to intentionally cultivate heart courage and tenderness
  • Reflect on the healing power of relationships, human and otherwise
  • Enact love and devotion by learning tangible, ritual offering practices 
  • Enjoy poetry, art, and other resources on devotion and the sacred
Lesson Five: Early Adulthood, Devotion, and Feeding Life
Lesson Six

Lesson Six: Limitation, Sorrow, and Choosing Love

  • Consider how little we control and the sacred functions of pain and limitation
  • Explore impacts of personal loss and tragedy on soul-level development
  • Reflect on the courage required to choose compassion over resentment
  • Practice ritual skills to receive, regulate, and metabolize grief and sorrow 
  • Enjoy resources on lament, heartache, and love in response to suffering
Lesson Six: Limitation, Sorrow, and Choosing Love
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Lesson Four: Adolescence, Courage, and Calling

  • Consider youth rites of passage connected to the ability to call in new life
  • Explore connections between accountability and accessing guidance
  • Reflect on experiences with authority and connection to authentic power
  • Practice ways to directly access reliable spiritual guidance and support
  • Enjoy resources on youth rites of passage and ethical development
Lesson Four: Adolescence, Courage, and Calling

Lesson Five: Early Adulthood, Devotion, and Feeding Life

  • Explore love and devotion as foundational to spiritual development
  • Learn ways to intentionally cultivate heart courage and tenderness
  • Reflect on the healing power of relationships, human and otherwise
  • Enact love and devotion by learning tangible, ritual offering practices 
  • Enjoy poetry, art, and other resources on devotion and the sacred
Lesson Five: Early Adulthood, Devotion, and Feeding Life

Lesson Six: Limitation, Sorrow, and Choosing Love

  • Consider how little we control and the sacred functions of pain and limitation
  • Explore impacts of personal loss and tragedy on soul-level development
  • Reflect on the courage required to choose compassion over resentment
  • Practice ritual skills to receive, regulate, and metabolize grief and sorrow 
  • Enjoy resources on lament, heartache, and love in response to suffering
Lesson Six: Limitation, Sorrow, and Choosing Love

About the Instructor

Dr Daniel Foor

Daniel Foor, PhD

Dr. Foor is a licensed psychotherapist, doctor of psychology, and the author of Ancestral Medicine: Rituals for Personal and Family Healing. He is an initiate in the Òrìṣà tradition of Yoruba-speaking West Africa and has learned from teachers of Mahayana Buddhism, Islamic Sufism, and the older ways of his English and German ancestors. Daniel is passionate about training aspiring leaders and change makers in the intersections of cultural healing, animist ethics, and applied ritual arts. He lives with his wife and daughters in Western North Carolina, homeland of Cherokee peoples.

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