Rob Murphy is initiated as a Ceann-Iuil Pathfinder and an Aoghair (ordained minister) and an Ordinand Elder of the Sagh’ic Tire Dhream (Wolven Path Tradition—a re-dreamed Celtic tradition).
He is a certified master shamanic-reiki practitioner and teacher and core faculty member and Ceremonial and Ancient Wisdom Holder on the Shamanic Reiki Faculty.
Rob has been initiated as a Yatchak into the Quichuan Path of Light tradition by Don Esteban Tamayo in Ecuador and is a shaman in the Green Path Medicine tradition taught by the late Brazilian shaman, Ipupiara and his wife Claicha, of the Peruvian Quechua tradition, and Dr. Eve Bruce. He was also initiated into the Brazilian shamanic tradition of the Makunaiman (one who makes others dreams come true). Rob is the founder of the Richmond Shamanic Meetup and Drum Circle, and a past core member of the NYC Shamanic Drum Circle. He gives workshops and classes in shamanism for the Richmond, Virginia & NYC areas, the Washington and Oregon areas of the west coast, and in Canada & Ireland and facilitates trips to learn from indigenous elders in South America and Wild Wisdom Retreats in the Hoh Rainforest.
Rob supports and solicits funds for all of OMEC's (Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle) projects and promotes its mission at all of his classes and workshops. He also donates A Spirit Drum each year for an annual drawing for people who donate $25 or more to Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle.--this is in honor of the Shor shamans of Siberia.
A graduate of Dr Linda Backman’s Past Life Soul Regression and Between Life Soul Regression programs, he uses regression therapy as an integral part of his shamanic healing.
Rob is also a graduate of the 16-week Peace Ambassador Training program through the Shift Network.
In addition, Rob has studied with:
John Perkins and Llyn Roberts in Shapeshifting shamanism
Llyn Roberts in Shamanic Reiki techniques
Don Carlos Barrios in Mayan healing techniques