Category: Press & Media


EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO ASK A SHAMAN Read the article below or check out the full story with pictures and videos here New age healing is all the rage. Palo Santo smudge sticks and crystals are slowly making their way into our wellness arsenal and Shamans are the new therapists. Meet Shaman Durek – the […]


DO YOU NEED A SHAMAN? Read the article below or check out the full story here When DANIELLE FOX booked an appointment with Gwyneth Paltrow’s shaman, she wasn’t expecting the profound effect the encounter would have on her. So should we all be swapping our therapist for a shaman? Recently I found myself lying on […]


STEPPING INTO YOUR OWN POWER WITH SHAMAN DUREK VERRETT Read the article below or check out the full story with pictures and videos here For most of us, shamanism is an unfamiliar term—one that conjures up visions of tribal healers communicating with the spirit world, not no-nonsense practitioners of guided self-help. Durek Verrett, a fifth-generation […]


The Spiritual Guide: Shaman Durek A trained healer and spiritual adviser, Shaman Durek applies ancient wisdom to modern problems. His mission: to help you eradicate negativity and find inner peace. How did you become a shaman?  SHAMAN DUREK: My great-grandmother was a medicine woman in West Africa. My father was her apprentice. She had always told […]


Meet Shaman Durek Today we’d like to introduce you to Shaman Durek. Can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today. You can include as little or as much detail as you’d like. My story started when I was five years old. My […]


SHAMAN DUREK The People’s Shaman Shaman Durek: My name is Shaman Durek and I am the people’s shaman. I’m here to assist and to put the power back into the people’s hands by giving them shamanic instruction to develop their emotional intelligence, mental acuity and spiritual refinement. By drawing upon ancient wisdom passed down from my […]


The power of actions Delving into ancient spirituality is a practice easily subject to misuse in our modern times. But how do we use the necessary tools correctly? In what way are they relevant? And how do we navigate through it? Shamanism involves working intentionally with the spirit world to cast light on the sides […]


Shaman for our times What does it mean to be a Shaman in in the 21st century? Do you encounter cynicism? In Iceland, I was working with a lot of sick patients and one of them had cancer and got better. I staked no claim to healing her; however, she went to the press and spoke […]