The Blessed Way of Passion Intensive: AstroshamanicHealing® Touch

This programme is not currently scheduled.

For details of registration and programme start time see here.

This course does not require previous participation in an Experience Week. However, when you book this course please will you send us a short introductory letter telling us about yourself. If you have previously participated in an Experience Week you do not need to write a letter. You can do this by email or by clicking the booking link above to use our online booking system where there is more information about writing your letter.

Franco Santoro
with Ash & Symon Balderson

AstroshamanicHealing® Touch is a bodywork application of Holistic Awareness and Bona Fide Sexuality. Its aim is to explore the body's spontaneous energies of ecstasy and arousal, unveiling and directing their healing potentials with integrity, spiritual alignment, and clarity of intention.

We experience the multidimensional and shamanic dynamics of holistic sexuality, employing the body as a keyboard aimed at recovering and grounding planetary forces. With deep trance bodywork, we share ways of channelling profound passions, releasing blocks that hinder our potentials and celebrating the sacredness of life.

Completion of the workshop provides a solid basis for advanced work, enabling participants to continue their practice autonomously.

Participants are held in the healing community environment and sacred landscape of the Findhorn Foundation, where this work originated in 1999.

Clear group agreements are held at all times to create a safe space. Participants set their own boundaries and do only what simultaneously honours both themselves and others.

The programme consists of two workshops, which may also be attended independently.

Week One (Basic Workshop): Multidimensional Portal of the Senses
10–16 March 2012
This week is a complete introduction to AstroshamanicHealing® Touch and its basic applications. Through shamanic trance, energy work, dance, soul retrieval, gentle forms of physical contact and tantric practices, we receive visions and insights, redeploying energy and passion in accordance with one's life purpose and the web of life.

We explore the holistic and spiritual dynamics of sexual energy, as they are playfully portrayed by the astrological archetypes, aligning ourselves with the flow of life and opening up to new horizons of purpose and harmony.

We also experience the shamanic features of relationships, sharing ways to release intense feelings, promoting forgiveness, transformation and unconditional love.

Income related price for Week One (Basic Workshop) only (click here for more information): £525 / £645 / £855

Tiered Pricing

We want to ensure that our workshops and events are accessible to a diverse range of people and recognise that one person’s financial situation will differ from another. So that money is not a barrier to participating in our workshops and events, we offer a tiered pricing structure and ask that you select the price appropriate for your personal circumstances. Please take a moment to read about our tiered pricing here.

Includes 7 nights accommodation and all meals.

To book the Week One Basic Workshop only, please click here.

Week Two (Advanced Workshop): Bona Fide Sexuality
17–23 March 2012
Bona Fide Sexuality is holistic and sacred sexuality embracing every aspect of life, including physical intimacy and chastity, spirituality and the Divine. It is aimed at unveiling and expanding the awareness of our multidimensional nature, releasing denial and conditioning, while promoting forgiveness with a deep sense of integrity and service.

During this second week participants will experience advanced applications of AstroshamanicHealing® Touch, including elements of Primal Embrace, a full body healing practice.

Drawing from the holistic wisdom of tantric and shamanic practices, we will experience ways to realign with the sacredness of our sexuality, releasing wounds inherited by our ancestors and supporting the emergence of a planetary sexual healing consciousness.

The week is designed for people who intend to employ this work both for themselves and in their practice with others. The previous week (or a preceding edition) is a prerequisite for attendance.

Group agreements are held at all times to create a safe space and participants are invited to set their own boundaries and do only what simultaneously honours both themselves and others. Open to participants of all sexual orientations.

Income related price for Week Two (Advanced Workshop): £525 / £645 / £855
Includes 7 nights accommodation and all meals.

To book the Week Two Advanced Workshop only, please click here.

Income related price for both weeks together: £945 / £1125 / £1425
Includes 14 nights accommodation and all meals.

To book both Week One and Week Two together please use the date link above on the right. If you book both weeks together you will receive a discount of £105 / £165 / £285 on the combined price of the two weeks.

Franco Santoro

Franco Santoro has been active in shamanism and holistic awareness since 1976. Workshop leader, author and shamanic facilitator, he is the creator of astroshamanism and many healing practices.
Franco's astroshamanic blogspot.


Ash and Symon Balderson have lived, worked and played together since 1994. Their lifetime exploration of Sacred Sexuality has brought them to the Findhorn Foundation where they are moving deeper into loving and learning within community. Their passion is helping others re-connect with their own true expression of sexuality and joy.