Background training and Experience

Movement as a way of healing and integrating emotional blocks. Experiential training in Biodanza (4 years) – 1984 – Brazil
Group Facilitator in Bio-dance for 4 years, 1993-1996 Canada
Studies in Bioenergetics 2000/2001. Brazil 1984, and Canada()
Color therapy and chakra energy alignment (4 years practitioner) – Brazil 1980-84
Iridology and naturopathy and Bach Flowers Medicine (1 year Course) 2 year practitioner- Brazil 1989-1991
Nutrition 2 years at the Brasilia University – Brazil (1989-91)
Expressive Arts Therapy – Cresça -School of Integrated Arts – Brazil 1989-1990 Course and Practicum.
Expressive Arts Therapist at Muki Baum Association Toronto,1999-2001
Basics of Chinese Medicine, Tai chi and Chi Gong (6 months course) – Toronto 1994
Transpersonal Therapy – (Gestalt, Holotropic Breathwork, Shamanism, and other modalities) at The Transpersonal Therapy Center – Toronto, 1994-95
Shamanic Psychotherapy – Individual Apprenticeship, with Don Evans and Robin Noya, Toronto, 1995-96
Sweat lodge Master – Training and Initiation with Robin Noya – 1997
Sandplay Therapy – Training at CAST Toronto, 2000-2004 Certification pending
Holodynamics – Certified Facilitator. Aurora, ON 2000-2001 Instructed by Chris Vlasaty and Vernon Wolf.
Sound Therapy Course. (2 levels) With Gary Diggings, Toronto, 2000-2001
Reconnective Healing and Personal Reconnection – Certified Practitioner – 2002, L.A. CA instructed by the founder Dr. Eric Pearl.
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy – certified Hypnotherapist by The Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Institute of Toronto, 2003.
Past Life Regression Therapy – certification at the Hypno-Healing Institute – 2003
Spirit Releasement Therapy – Basic Intensive Course certification at the Institute for Human Relations – Dr. William and Rev Judith Baldwin – Orlando FL. – Sep. 2003
Spirit Releasement Therapy – 7 days intensive Intermediate course – Rev. Judith Baldwin – Orlando, FL – Sep. 2005
Spirit Releasement Therapy – 7 days intensive Advanced course – Rev. Judith Baldwin – Orlando, FL – Oct. 2006
Soul Retrieval – Four Winds Society – teaching of Alberto Villoldo – BC Canada , April 2006
Certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher – Dec 2006

Apprenticeship with Peruvian Shaman Don Cezar Augustine Rivas – Viejo – 2007 – 2009

Joanna Macy’s intensive 2009 and 2011

Apprenticeship in Africa with Mandaza 2011

Other workshops with Mandaza – 2010, 2011, 2012

Chi Nei Tsang Foundation I with Kadro Aug 2012

Amazon Flower Essence weekend workshop July 2012 in NY with Maria Alice Campos Freire

Amazon Flower Essences Basic 2 and advanced cycles of life with Maria Alice Campos Freire – May 2013 in Ceu do Mapia, Amazon forest in Brazil

Grief Ritual with Sobunfu Some – June 2011

Rituals, studies and initiations with Malidoma Patrice Some:

  • Aug 2011 Fire Ritual,
  • Nov 2013 Beyi the taste of the name
  • Elements, 7 day intensive at the East Coast Village July 2014
  • Gate ways   2014
  • Eldership initiate 2015, Bokara (elder in training)
  • Ancestralization at ECV lead by Robert Walker
  • Predator and protection at ECV Sep 2015
  • Grief Ritual assistant July 2016, Ontario
  • Grief Ritual assistant Sep 2016, Orlando FL
  • Beyi Ritual assistant Oct 2016, NC
  • Certified Cowry Shell divination practitioner with Elder Malidoma Some  2018
  • Elder initiation  completion  Nov 2018 with Elder Malidoma Some

ISP  – Integrated Somatic Psychology practitioner Completed training with Raja Selvam  – April 2019

SE – Somatic Experience Beginners 1 Sao Paulo, Brazil with Cornelia Rossi – Feb 2019

SE – Somatic Experience Beginners 2 Salvador, Brasil  with Liana Netto – nov 2019

SE – Somatic Experience Beginners 3 Salvador, Brasil  with Liana Netto – Jan 2020

SE – Somatic Experience  Intermediate 1  Brasilia, Brasil with Marilia de Castro Reis, Feb 2020

 

Yoga and meditation practitioner for more then 50 years


Heloisa is member of:

The steering committee of SHCN – The Spirituality in Health Care Network

CAPT – Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapies

CRPO – College of Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario


Heloisa has offered seminars in places such as:

Centennial College- “Shamanism: a practical tool for daily living”, 1998
Community Building International Conference – “Body Consciousness through movement”, Guelph, 2001
Therapeutic Touch Event – Exploring Shamanism , May 2002
SHCN – Healing Souls – Spirit Attachment and Spirit Releasement Therapy – June 2004
Wonder Works – 2003, 2004 and 2005 : lecture and workshops
Eternal Moment book store: Spirit Attachment and Spirit Releasement Therapy – May 2005

At SHCN – Experiential workshop – Using nature beings as your own oracle and guide June 2017

In Sao Paulo Brasil – Lectures about ancestralization and after life processes – Nov 2018; Feb and March 2019

Where is Heloisa now?


In Canada from March 2020 to end of Dec 2020