These articles have been written over the past fifteen years. I’d like to add more in time, but I think these still serve as a great introduction to working with animal teachers, and to some of the more spiritual components of working as a practical animist.
Working with Animal Teachers
About animal teachers – Introduction
Animal teacher visualisation
About shadow teachers – Introduction to some of the reasons you might fear, dislike or hate certain animals.
Shadow teacher visualisation
Communicating with animal teachers – Animal teacher communication issues and troubleshooting
Popularity contests – Why some animals are more popular than others.
Prey animal aspecting – Doing spiritual work with shapeshifting or aspecting with prey animals.
Practical and Functional Animism
Sacred Breath: Introduction
Movement meditation – How to meditate when you hate sitting still, or just want to try something different.
Soul Retrieval: Introduction – Learn about how some practical animists view soul injury, what can cause it, and what can help heal it.