Alida Birch is a practitioner of shamanism and soul retrieval, has a thriving healing and teaching practice in Eugene OR, and has studied with many indigenous shamans. She is a founding member of the Eugene Healing Circle, an ongoing monthly circle offering shamanic healing at no cost to the Eugene Community since 1992. She has trained hundreds of students in shamanic healing through her year long program, Finding Your Medicine, now in its seventeenth year. She holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Minnesota. She lives in the country on 5 acres with 2 Siberian cats, one wonderful husband, lots of deer & turkeys, a huge garden, 3 beehives and a small vineyard. She is the author of The Manifestation Handbook, an 8 week guide to stepping into your role as co-creator.