Workshops 2018



Nature Immersion Workshop

Powerful, profound, joyful and deeply moving, it can be a life changing event.

This over night camping experience promotes a deep sense of peace and well-being, strengthening our connection to the natural world,

Please contact Paul to discuss if this is the right experience for you?

(Space is limited )

Location:  Chilliwack, BC

Date & Time: 


The adventure starts with a welcoming circle, followed by caravanning to Chilliwack. Once we arrive in Chilliwack we will do a short hike into the woods. We will setup camp and then gather in circle for ceremony and teachings.

In the evening after dark each person will spend an hour doing a commune with nature exercise. This exercise is done sitting in an old cedar tree stump in darkness completely surrounded by the tree. I like to sit on a small blanket and I bring my rattle and drum.

What to Bring:

Camp setup. Items required for this journey.

1- Hammock (good for camping)

1- sleeping bag

1- flashlight

- water 

- food

- nice to have a swim suit and water socks.

(There is a river near by for those who would like to dip in the waters.)

Cost:  An honoring gift , a medicine item (sage, pipe tobacco, sweet grass, frankincense, clary sage oil, osha root oil are medicines used by Paul) and a  

            hand shake. ( suggested hand shake between $25 - $60 )


Drum Workshop


In this day long workshop we will be creating a frame drum.

Shamanic teachings and understandings will be shared.

As the drum is being created we will weave power into our creations.

The story of the drum will be shared.

Cost: $200

The cost covers the materials needed to make the drum.

You will need to bring

  1. -A stick the size of your thumb and about 12 inches long to make a beater.

  2. -Bring something for a potluck meal for lunch.

  3. - An honoring gift for the Altar and a hand shake.

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Weekend Gong Workshop

When       Where       Cost

The maximum number of participates is 20

Register early to secure your spot.

Join shamanic Gongmaster Paul Bissonnette and

explore your connection to vibrational energy.

We spend the day in sacred sound and spiritual energy and watch how our lives change for the better.


9:30am   Opening Prayer and activation of alter.

10:00am Opening circle

10:30am Teachings about Journey meditation and it’s benefits.

                (bring a journal)

11:00am -12:00pm  Gong Bath, followed by Journaling time and silent time.

12:30 -1:00pm  Sharing circle.

1:00 - 2:15pm  Lunch  (Please bring your own Lunch)

2:30 - 3:00pm  Singing bowls and Spirit drum.

3:00 - 3:15pm  Journaling

3:15 - 3:45pm  Shamanic drumming / Journaling

3:45- 4:45pm   Shamanic Gong Bath.

4:45 - 5:15pm   Q&A

5:15 - 5:30pm Closing Prayer and release of alter.

Learn ways to blend styles and different vibrational energies together to create what I affectionately refer to as the gong bath, a term coined by my mentor Don Conreaux.

I will share some of the science behind sound therapy and why it is becoming popular.

When something works and the side effects are beneficial popularity grows.

Let curiosity be your guide.

Test it. Do it. And observe what does or does not occur.

Shamanic teachings and understandings will be shared throughout the Day.

When: June 15, 2019

Where: Wisteria acres wellness & retreats

             8648 Armstrong Road, Langley, BC V1M 2R3

Cost:     $173.00


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