Itzhak Beery is a leading shamanic teacher, healer, speaker, community activist, and author of three Amazon bestsellers books. He received 'Ambassador for Peace Award’ from The Universal Peace Federation and the UN. Since 1995, he bridges the spiritual and practical wisdom his indigenous and Western teachers entrusted in him with a powerful contemporary approach relevant to our stressful and unbalanced modern times. Itzhak lead and participate in numerous online webinars, shamanic circles, and trips to the Ecuadorian Andes and the Amazon and Yucatan. He is the author of: The Gift of Shamanism: Visionary Power, Ayahuasca Dreams, and Journeys to the Other Realms Shamanic Transformations: True Stories of the Moment of Awakening Shamanic Healing: Traditional Medicine for the Modern World Itzhak apprenticed with Taita Don José Joaquin Pineda a well-known fifth-generation Ecuadorian Quechua Yachak (shaman) from the village of Iluman, who initiated him into the 'Sacred 24 Yachaks Circle of Imbabura'. He was also initiated by Shoré, an Amazonian Kanamari Pajè (shaman) on the riverbanks of the Rio Negro. Itzhak studied and assisted for 12 years with Ipupiara Makunaiman (Dr. Bernardo Peixoto) a Brazilian Pajé from the Ure-eu-wau-wau tribe and his Peruvian curandera wife. Additionally, Itzhak studied with elders and shamans in North and South America, Greenland, Siberia, and Africa. Some of his contemporary teachers are Michael Harner, John Perkins, Hank Wesselman, Lewis Mehl-Madrona, and Tom Cowan. He is the founder/publisher of: www.shamanportal.org the global shamanic resource hub. -Co-founder of the New York Shamanic Circle. http://www.nyshamaniccircle.org/ -Founder of The Shamanic Andes Summit- https://www.theandessummit.com/ Itzhak's work has been featured in a variety of worldwide publications including the New York Times, radio, and television. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and festivals, and he hosts and participates in shamanic webinars. Itzhak was featured in the films The Hindenburg Omen and Dance of Liberation. In 1999 Itzhak founded a program called The Bridge to inspire and motivate high school and college students, our future leaders, to connect with their inner knowledge and power and to chart a more peaceful and sustainable future. An accomplished visual artist and owner of an award-winning advertising agency, he grew up on Kibbutz Beit Alfa in Israel and lives in New York. He is a husband, father and proud grandfather of six amazing souls.