Shamanic Pilgrimages

Awaken Wisdom through the
Sacred Resource of Pilgrimage

Join a community of fellow travellers on journeys to ancient sites with contemporary wisdom keepers.

What's new on the site

Introduction to Celtic Shamanism
with Nancy Dancing Light Sherwood and Brenda Marita Mason in Rowley, New Brunswick (near Saint John), September 16-18, 2016.

Moving Mandala Residential Intensive in Port Colborne, Ontario, August 25-28, 2016

New book by one of our travelling companions, Elen Tompkins.

In our blog, "Notes From The Journey", Nancy's brother David Sherwood describes his style of shamanic journeying.

On the new Traveller's Joy Facebook page, you will find Nancy's review of the pilgrimage to Ireland in October 2015, as well as some sets of photos.

The photo of Nancy above right was taken Oct. 13, 2015 at Hill of Ward, Meath Co, Ireland. The name of the thunder goddess, Tlachtga, is on the gate. This is the place where Samhain is supposed to have originated in Ireland.

Check out the blog, "Notes from The Journey"

We are assembling a range of material in the new "Notes from The Journey" section. There are pieces that Nancy has written over the years about her shamanic practice, a gallery of altars, the archives of the Shamanic Convergence gatherings held in Nova Scotia from 2009-2012, books, inspiring quotations, etc. Over time, as patterns emerge, this section will take on a more defined shape. Meanwhile, you are welcome to explore what is there so far. A list of categories can be found below the menu once you are inside the new section.

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Nancy SheerwoodBased in Canada, Traveller's Joy has taken groups and individuals on shamanic tours to England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Iceland and Mexico. Tours are led by Nancy Sherwood, who founded Traveller's Joy in answer to the deep yearning so many people express for connection and a sense of belonging on the planet.