Kate Ryan

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About The Teacher

Shamanic Musician, Oracle & Healer; Ceremony Leader Kate is a certified Sound Healer, 200Ryt Vinyasa teacher, Reiki attuned & shamanic initiate of Peruvian Shipibo tribe plant healing. She shares her practice, plant spirit medicine meditations, sound healing events & self care healing retreats in Seattle, Washington and around the world.

I am Kate Ryan; Songbird, Oracle & Shamanic Musician.

My Maternal Grandmothers maiden name was Jakku.  Throughout my life I have been called to heal with a relationship to the great divine feminine.  I believe when we heal ourselves, we heal our family & ancestors. So I carry the lineage of strong women forward to build a legacy of love.
I am a certified Sound Healer, 200Ryt Vinyasa teacher, Reiki attuned & shamanic initiate of  Peruvian Shipibo plant healing.

A graduate with a BFA in Theater, my 20 years of performance work focused on Ritual, trance practice & social engagement.

I am currently sharing my practice through classes, workshops & self~care healing retreats based in Seattle Washington.

Please feel free to contact me with questions & retreat inquiries!

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  • Julie Dunigan   June 15, 2019


    This is my second retreat with Kate Ryan, June 2019. I returned because the first was a peak experience of my life. How could it get better than that? It did. Words escape me when trying to describe what happens when Kate creates and leads ceremony as shaman. After witnessing a second retreat I have a better understanding that she is a master at protecting and containing space then working with invisible master teacher forces to use her gorgeous singing and musical talents to move the energy of the medicine into our minds in order to do healing. It is not just her amazing signing and musical talents that give her this ability it is her level of being. Kate is an extraordinaryly awesome person with an enormous heart who is made to do this work. I have both experienced and observed her guiding people through enormously difficult and therefor transformational experiences gracefully to the other side with colossal love, care and expertise. Once back in waking reality there is the added bonus of hanging out with her which is like more medicine. Her personality is fascinating, loving and at times hysterical. If you get the chance to work with Kate, TAKE IT!

  • Courtney P   April 21, 2019

      Talented Shaman and Musician

    Where to begin when describing Kate Ryan! Words fail me. Kate is an accomplished and knowledgeable shaman, a very important aspect to consider when looking into retreats and spiritual adventures. She is incredibly down-to-earth with a wonderful sense of humor; so easy to approach and converse with! Shamanism aside, I have heard few voices equal to Kate's powerful songs during ceremony. She is a gifted leader and musician with a Spirit given voice and lyrical ability, and masterful with many ceremonial instruments. She was such an important piece of my amazing ceremonies. I do not think they would have taken as powerful of a path without her guidance and leadership. Thank you!

  • Julie Frederickson   March 25, 2019

      Kate is gifted healer through her music art.

    While I was on plant medicine journey, Kate's talented vocal and musicality really provided support. She channels ethereal sounds and energy from other world that is very touching and lasting. She also is quite down to earth, easy to approach, fun, and genuine person . I fully appreciated interacting with this light worker.

  • Evan Renaerts   February 17, 2019

      Kate is a true blessing

    January 2019 I participated in a psylocibin retreat in the Yucatan and there I met Kate Ryan- WOW! Kate was trained by an Ayahuasca Shaman in Ecuador, she is a beautiful singer and has a huge heart. Being in sacred ceremonies means you aren’t just watching someone but experiencing them as they spin their magic. Kate seemed to effortlessly weave magic through ceremonies of 4 to 5 hours, while moving energy and holding a container of immense safety. You cannot be in ceremony with Kate without falling in love! Just to add some icing to this cake, Kate is completely down to earth and has a wonderful sense of humour! Participate in anything with Kate and you will be glad you did.

  • Martha Anandakrishnan   February 15, 2019

      Talented and Magical

    I did a psilocybin retreat in Mexico with Kate as our shaman and she was central to the success of my experience. Having done a prior retreat without a shaman I can say that Kate’s singing and powerful facilitation made a huge difference in my journey. She is a very talented healer. I got to witness her singing over a participant who was having a very challenging trip and I was very impressed with how she handled that and brought the person through it, with the help of other wonderful facilitators.

  • Julie Dunigan   February 11, 2019

      An honor to work with Kate

    I recently experienced a retreat using sacred medicine in Mexico with Kate Ryan being our Shaman. Having only previously done this type of work in Peru with indigenous shaman I didn’t know what to expect. I was completely blown away by Kate's ability to hold space, conduct ceremony, & sing sacred songs that lead me deep into the medicine. Once there, the medicine informed of this woman’s immense power and the powerful guides coming through her. Coming back into my waking awareness I lay their in complete awe of her as her singing was absolutely mesmerizing. Not only did I feel safe but I felt in the presence of this immense super natural force. What was even more remarkable, was how completely lovely, kind, and generous she was hanging out with all of us on our down time. I am eternally grateful to have worked with you Kate!


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