Our Mission

We strive to train wise and ethical practitioners of Shamanic Energy Medicine and to give you the tools to launch a meaningful new career doing what you love. Through the marriage of ancient wisdom and modern science, we seek to transform the world by bringing exceptional health and joy to everyone we work with 

The Four Winds Soceity offers an Online Energy Medicine Training program, and a Residential Energy Medicine Training program with campuses in the United States, Germany and Chile. Our main campus, Los Lobos, is nestled in the coastal mountain range adjoining a World Biosphere Preserve in Chile.

Our Core Values

We believe that every individual is a part of the greater whole, and carries a certain responsibility towards other living beings and our Mother Nature. These are the core values that we strive to live by and teach our students:

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Integrity

Live and practice integrity

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CONSCIOUSNESS

Dream the world newly into being each day

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Harmony

Honor and respect all living things

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Healing

Heal the body and soul

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Sacred Feminine

Honor the sacred feminine

Our Core Values

We believe that every individual is a part of the greater whole, and carries a certain responsibility towards other living beings and our Mother Nature. These are the core values that we strive to live by and teach our students:

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Integrity

Live and practice integrity

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Conscious

-ness

Dream the world newly into being each day

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Harmony

Honor and respect all living things

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Healing

Heal the body and soul

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Sacred Feminine

Honor the sacred feminine

OUR LEADERSHIP AND FACULTY

We are proud to say that over the course of 25 years, we have mentored over 10,000 students and graduates from all walks of life – scientists, construction workers, nurses, doctors, psychologists, massage therapists, and others – to dream their new world into being.

Alberto Villoldo

Alberto Villoldo

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Alberto Villoldo

Founder 
Marcela Lobos

Marcela Lobos

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Marcela Lobos

Leader

Elise Kost

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Elise Kost

Lead Teacher

Karen Hoza

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Karen Hoza

Teaching Assistant

Karen Johnson

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Karen Johnson

Teacher & Blog Writer

Dean Taraborelli

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Dean Taraborelli

Teaching Assistant

Martha Abbot

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Martha Abbot

Teaching Assistant

Marcel Heyder

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Marcel Heyder

Teaching Assistant

Moritz Reiman

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Moritz Reimann

Teaching Assistant

Lynn Berryhill

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Lynn Berryhill

Teaching Assistant

Ruby Parker

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Ruby Parker

Teaching Assistant
Alberto Villoldo

Alberto Villoldo

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Alberto Villoldo

Founder 
Marcela Lobos

Marcela Lobos

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Marcela Lobos

Leader

Elise Kost

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Elise Kost

Lead Teacher

Karen Hoza

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Karen Hoza

Teaching Assistant

Karen Johnson

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Karen Johnson

Teacher & Blog Writer

Dean Taraborelli

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Dean Taraborelli

Teaching Assistant

Martha Abbot

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Martha Abbot

Teaching Assistant

Marcel Heyder

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Marcel Heyder

Teaching Assistant

Moritz Reiman

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Moritz Reimann

Teaching Assistant

Lynn Berryhill

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Lynn Berryhill

Teaching Assistant

Ruby Parker

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Ruby Parker

Teaching Assistant

OUR CAMPUSES

In each of our campuses you will experience the beauty, serenity and bounty of our world every day of your training.

 

Los Lobos Sanctuary, Chile

Nestled in Chile’s coastal mountain range and adjoining a World Biosphere Preserve, Los Lobos Sanctuary is a health spa and shamanic monastery that offers the unique opportunity to receive your training at our founder’s sanctuary

 

Tamanga, Austria

Located near the southern Austria village of Gamlitz, TamanGa is surrounded by forests, vineyards and its own organic garden, imparting a sense of poignant tranquility.

 

Menla Mountain Retreat, New York

In the heart of the Catskill Mountains, Menla Mountain Retreat is surrounded by thousands of acres of forest preserve. Year round, guests enjoy fresh mountain air, unspoiled beauty, abundant wildlife, and rushing streams and rivers.