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The Shamanic Breathwork Journey Background - Elaine Yonge

THE  Shamanic Breathwork JOURNEY

A 5-Day Intensive Retreat
Release, Retrieve, Reclaim & Integrate

21st - 25th May (optional extension to 26th May) 2023
@ Hidden Paradise, Southern Spain

The gifts of Shamanic Breathwork Journeying

  • Reclaim your passion and your power by recovering lost aspects of your authentic self and remember who you truly are.

  • Deepen your connection to unconditional love for self & others.

  • Embrace shamanic tools to create real and lasting change in your life.

  • Transform troubling issues from your past that still impact you today.

The Shamanic Breathwork Journey Background - Elaine Yonge

My First Shamanic Breathwork Journey

As I travel back through my timeline to the moment of my first Shamanic Breathwork Journey, I recall experiencing a mystical stream of memories and knowings. It seemed as if decades and generations of pain, wildness, suffering, anger, eros, suppressed love, divine awareness and fear came pouring out of the pore of my skin, 

from every cell in my body....

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Shamanic Breathwork is all about...

  • Shamanic Breathwork is an experiential journey about clearing, reclamation, healing and letting go of whatever is no longer working in your life. It is about awakening access to more of your authentic self and your inner wisdom beyond.

  • It  involves cyclical breathing, chakra-attuned music, focused energy-work, bodywork, artistic expression and community sharing. It provides you with a loving container where you can experience the healing transformations that unfold during altered states of consciousness.

  • Shamanic Breathwork honours and blends the timeless wisdom of ancient traditions with the emerging new paradigm methods of healing. It functions as the rainbow bridge between these two worlds honouring the best of both worlds while creating a bridge for body, mind, heart, soul and spirit.

The 5-Day Shamanic Breathwork Journey experience

  • This journey is a deep dive into a series of Breathwork Journeys. The themes of the 5-day arch will be; the exploration of what is held in the physical body, the emotional body, our soul purpose, ancestral lines and imprints of our DNA.  Each day will also include sharing circles, movement, intention rituals and elemental meditations.

  • The core intention is to explore the celebration and reclamation of life force, the death and letting go of that which no longer serves us and the embracing of the rebirths that wish to land in - or return to us.

  • During this week we will combine the power of breathwork with the Shamanic Shakti Art Process. This deepens and enriches the harvesting of the gifts and awareness of the journey itself. Each Ceremony will also include a small group witnessing and processing circle.

  • This Journey is created with love and care at its core, inviting you to a safer space to feel and transform. This is also a brave space; one that invites you to tap into your courage and intention to meet all that may arise.​

  • This journey is intended to support you on a deep personal exploration of Shamanic Breathwork. It is not a facilitator training, although it may inspire and prepare you to take this path, like it did me.

The Shamanic Breathwork Journey Background - Elaine Yonge

One of the beings that went before you
on a Shamanic Breathwork Journey with Elaine


It was a great experience. Elaine has an amazing energy and warmth that you'll feel as soon as you meet her and be put at ease. I'm very new to this type of experience and I felt very safe and welcome to a really nice group of people whom I'd never met before and shared the day with. I definitely felt I started on some sort of journey...I'll be back for more it's a powerful process.


Our Venue 'Hidden Paradise'

Hidden Paradise is a family-run retreat center nestled in the foothills of the Alpujarra-mountain range, near Orgiva in the South of Spain. It boasts stunning views down the valley to the Mediterranean Sea.

Being in this natural environment paves the way for breaking through dogma and it encourages your transformational potential, looking beyond the norms of society by embodying the essence of our true nature.


At Hidden Paradise, we work alongside Nature. Powered completely off-grid, with the abundance of sun, spring water & homegrown food, Hidden Paradise offers you a luxuriously comfortable stay. With little effect on our glorious planet.


Hidden Paradise has six houses built in traditional Alpujjaran style, fully furnished tree-huts and tipis, two beautiful Temple-spaces, two swimming pools, a traditional wood-fired sauna, and comfortable communal spaces. Accommodation is in shared bedrooms. There is also a very limited amount of single bedrooms at an additional charge on a first come - first serve basis. (Please mention your preference in your application form). 

Be aware that this venue does require some walking up and downhill to access the various buildings. If you have any mobility issues or questions about this, please contact us.

The experienced chefs take pride in creating delicious, healthy meals using home-grown ingredients. Where possible organic- and always locally-sourced, to prepare nutritious raw, vegan, and vegetarian dishes. They are happy to accommodate your needs in case of allergies or intolerances. (Please inform us of any special dietary requirements in your registration form).

The Shamanic Breathwork Journey Background - Elaine Yonge

Some of the Groups that have been Journeying with Elaine

About the Creator & Facilitator

Elaine Yonge


I am immensely grateful to be sharing with you an offering that has been evolving in me for some years. My life and my being were forever changed from the moment I took my first Shamanic Breathwork session in 2012. I took the SHIP Initiation as a Shamanic Breathwork Facilitator and was ordained as a Shamanic Minister in 2013 by Linda Star Wolf, creator of the Shamanic Breathwork process. 

My journey has involved a lifelong fascination and inquiry into awareness, purpose, the human condition, love, sexuality, spiritual connection, soul wisdom, expansion, learning, unlearning, meditation, physiology, health, disease, exploring aliveness, death and grief.  

For over 10 years I have been working with groups and individuals, to create integrated journeys that support the intention of the retreat spaces that I offer. I draw from different lineages and modalities, including Tantric and Shamanic practices, Somatic Sexology, Sexological Bodywork and Shamanic Breathwork.


I am a Group Facilitator, Educator, Coach, Guide, and Energy-/Bodyworker in the fields of Consciousness, Breathwork, Sacred Sexuality, Somatic Sexology and Shamanism. Some of my certifications include specialities such as Certified Sexological Bodyworker and Certified Shamanic Breathwork Facilitator.


Until recently, I was a Lead Faculty member of the International School of Temple Arts (ISTA)  from 2015 to 2022 and part of this global Tribe of humans since 2012. I led many level 1 (called SSSEx) and level 2 (called SSSIn) journeys in many countries around the globe.


Currently, I mainly offer deep-dive experiential retreats. ‘The Journeys’ is a series of 5 to 7 Day retreats I created and facilitate, to explore and reset our relationship to Pleasure, Breath and Energy. These retreats include educational components however they are primarily deep embodiment journeys harnessing Somatic, Tantric & Shamanic Explorations.

About the Organiser

A lover of life, passionate about dance, bodywork, community-building, and creating magic in every day moments. In awe for the sacred and with a full heart for the brave. Joyce is living and working from the Netherlands. She's assisting for ISTA's level 1&2 and has assisted Master Your Pleasure in both online editions aswell as In-Person.



Elaine speaks about The Shamanic Breathwork Journey and her own first experience with Breathwork (12:59 min)

About the Team

Kike - Elaine Yonge

Kike Larrondo

Trainee Shamanic Breathwork Facilitator

Accessing deeper states of consciousness, heightened intuition and spiritual awareness, release of emotional blockages, physical and emotional healing, connection to higher realms and guides, and the ability to manifest positive change in my life through intention and visualization.

Natalie - Elaine Yonge

Natalie Ford
Certified Shamanic Breathwork Facilitator

Shamanic Breathwork facilitator, master shadow integrator and online dating & forever love coach for women. Natalie loves empowering people to better know, understand and accept all parts of themselves, so they can create a loving relationship with themselves and attract the partner of their dreams.

Elena - Elaine Yonge

Elena Romanova


Elena has over 15 years of experience in leading workshops and facilitating private sessions of sound healing, bodywork, coaching. She holds qualifications as a Mystic Massage practitioner which include Tao and Kashmiri massage, Deep Tantra Touch, Dearmouring.

Hanna - Elaine Yonge

Hanna Olterman

Certified Shamanic Breathwork Facilitator

As a teacher, coach and a dakini Hanna's superpower has always been passion for life, aliveness and transformation of others as well as her own. Her journey has been about bringing all aspects of the human being into wholeness and acceptance of all that one can be and dare to express in life!

The Shamanic Breathwork Journey Background - Elaine Yonge

What participants expressed
after being on a Journey with Elaine

Spiral - Elaine Yonge

Oh my Goodness where shall I start?? Just came back from attending the Shamanic Breathwork Journey workshop and had SUCH a phenomenal experience. Elaine Young has to be one of the coolest shaman practitioner out there, she oozes wisdom, integrity and beauty. She is such an inspiration! Her workshop was very powerful and exquisitely lead. I felt very safe and supported by her and Simon her facilitator, which allowed me to deeply connect with the exercises, meditations and breathwork. What a workshop, thank you!


Spiral - Elaine Yonge

An excellent well led workshop. I had a wonderful breathwork journey. I arrived home feeling peaceful, positive and well nourished in a soulful spiritual sense. The space holders were intuitively right there when needed and you could feel them in the space at all times and their awareness. I would thoroughly recommend this.


Spiral - Elaine Yonge

A powerful wise master. I’m deeply grateful for all the transmissions you shared with us. Thank you for the commitment you have to your own journey that has led you to where you are now to share the wisdom with us all. Appreciate and love your humor as well. Your authenticity and raw transparent power made me feel incredibly safe and supported. I felt so held in your way of holding space. You are a true inspiration to me. Thank you.



​Arrival & Closing times

Arrival & registration: Sunday 21st May between13h30 and 14h30

Closing: Thursday 25th May from 15h00 

For those who would like, an extra added day can be booked for integration and a relaxed transitioning. Departure day then will be 26th May. To book it, please tick the box about it in your application form. 

Getting there and away

Nearest cities with airports and trainstations are Malaga (1h45) and Granada (1h).

We will provide suggestions on how to get from the airport/station to the venue once you have subscribed. 

Important note: Do not plan to arrive late or leave before the end of the retreat.


Investment for this All Inclusive


EUR 1.325 

Includes the 5 day retreat, nutritious homecooked meals, a stay at the lovely 'Hidden Paradise' on a mountain of the idyllic Spanish countryside, sauna, swimmingpools and plenty of falling stars. 


EUR 1.39

Including all of the above PLUS one extra day to stay for integration, relaxed transitioning and being with community. 

Register SBJ

​How to Register? 

This Journey has an application proces. 
To secure your spot on The Pleasure Journey:

Step 1:
Fill in the Application Form

The Appliciation Form invites you to reflect on your deeper motivations for participating: Alongside your personal details, you will be asked to answer 8 in-depth questions and upload a short informal video of yourself
(max 3 minutes).

​Step 2: 
Pay the Deposit within 5 days

After approving your application, we will send you an email with the payment details on how to transfer the deposit (EUR 500) within 5 days.

Please make sure to add to your safe contacts, so you won't need to find our messages in your spam-box. 

​Step 3:

After receiving the deposit, we will send you a confirmation 

saying you are subscribed for the Journey.

Also then you will receive the Welcome Letter with all practical information about The Journey.

Background - Elaine Yonge
Shamanic Breathwork Certified Facilitato

Welcome to The Shamanic Breathwork Journey

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