Soul Intent Arts brings ancient healing and modern shamanism, where you stand. For those who haven’t been raised in a shamanic tradition–which is most people in the west–shamanism is a broken path. The New Age has left them thinking the only way to return to their ancient lineages of shamanism is through the exploitation of other cultures.

No. It doesn’t have to be that way. It’s wrong to approach it that way.

Shamanism is where you stand, and I teach you how to heal and ethically build your own thriving path as a modern shaman, while honoring that of others. Located in North Carolina, my work is Nature-based and animistic, it encompasses soul retrieval, energy health, deathwalking, and community-building. I offer private sessions, mentorship, a two-year modern shamanism intensive, The Spirited Path, as well as animistic connection through Tribe of the Modern Mystic. Through rooting into relationship with your Ancestors and Nature Allies, we create your personal experience of animism, and if called, initiate into your role as shaman.




In-Person and Live Online Sessions are available.

Learn more about private sessions, including Soul Retrieval, Chakra Balancing, Soul Reading, Space Clearing, and Deathwalking.

Schedule a session.



Learn more about classes offered by Soul Intent Arts, including shamanic journeying, crafting rituals and ceremonies, creating cosmology, Usui Reiki--all levels, deathwalking, and identifying the healing story. Self-paced online studies are available through Spirited Paths Online Classroom.

Register for in-person classes.

Mentoring and Intensives

Mentoring and Intensives

Soul Intent Arts offers comprehensive and empowering Intensive and Mentorship programs.

Self-paced Shamanic and Spiritual Mentorships are available for those interested in walking in the role of modern shaman, as well as animistic personal Mentorship custom fitted to your healing needs, intuitive interests, and spiritual goals.

Also, an experiential Runes Intensive is offered as a year-long self-paced study. Contact Kelley to begin.



Listen to the What in the Wyrd podcast, in which Kelley explores runes and modern shamanism.

Kelley Harrell, M. Div.

Kelley is a bestselling author, rune reader, and modern shaman in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. A lifelong intuitive, she has worked with a local and international client base since 2000. She holds a Masters in Religious Studies, and is an ordained interfaith minister. Her work is Nature-based, and is focused through the lenses of animism, Seiðr, and Druidry. She works closely with the Elder Futhark Runes and divine Nature Spirits of eastern North Carolina.  Assisted by loblollies, cypress, Bermuda grass, and sidewalks, her shamanic practice is Soul Intent Arts, and she is vigorously involved with the worlds in and around her.

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Soul Intent Arts--Ancient Healing, Modern Shamanism, with S. Kelley Harrell, in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

"Learning shamanism isn’t just about acquiring techniques in how to do it, but also how to incorporate and deal with the changes it brings to everyday life."

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