Vera Lopez, Founder of Spirits of the Earth
Established in 1989 Vera has been leading spiritual adventures around the world sharing the power of transformational experiences through travel with thousands of seekers. One of the most knowledgeable guides of Machu Picchu where she herself had heard the calling, Vera has since then, dedicated her life to guiding others into sacred places around the world, such Sedona, AZ, France, Spain, Avalon, and Brazil.
Spiritual Group Leader, Shaman & PachaMama's Priestess
Vera is a native of Brazil and lives in the spiritual center of Sedona, Arizona. She is an International Transformational Teacher, beginning her spiritual studies at the age of 18 with the renowned Luiz Gasparetto, Psychologist and Metaphysical Teacher. There she realized her natural ability to channel and started to direct it as a guidance tool while working as a spiritual counsellor.
Speaker & Presenter
Vera has been a keynote speaker at Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing including their summer festivals for empowering women. Vera leads international classes and retreats on many topics such Priestesshood, Shamanism, Metaphysics, Spiritism, Traditional Japanese Reiki & Awakening the Illuminated Heart. She also leads Divine Feminine Circle, Retreats and hasdeveloped a certification program for women who are called to serve the Great Goddess.
Linda Star Wolf has been a visionary teacher and shamanic guide to thousands of people over the last 35 years. Star Wolf is the Founder and Co-Director of Venus Rising Association for Transformation, and the Founder and President of Venus Rising University for Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies. The author of several books and the creator of the Shamanic Breathwork™ Process and co-creator of the Shamanic Healing Initiatory Process (SHIP), much of Star Wolf’s work is revelatory and comes from her own direct experience.
Starting out as a therapist in the mental health and addictions fields in the 1980’s, Star Wolf is a nationally certified alcohol and drug counselor. She holds a BS in Human Services from St. Leo College and a Doctorate of Ministry and Ph. D. in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Integrative Learning where she first conceived the idea of someday creating a shamanic psychospiritual university. Star Wolf also studied shamanic earth wisdom teachings with the late Grandmother Twylah Nitsch, a Seneca Wolf Clan elder and founder of the Seneca Indian Historical Society. Grandmother Twylah adopted Star Wolf as a Spiritual Granddaughter and gave her the spirit name of Star Wolf.
Star Wolf created the Shamanic Breathwork™ Process as a synthesis of her personal exploration and direct healing experiences with breathwork, shamanic wisdom, depth psychology and addictions recovery methods.