HahaLoveTribe is a gathering place for the study, practice, and celebration of shamanism. Shamanic practice appears in many forms all over the world and in many spiritual traditions.  Ruby Love is a shamanic practitioner who has not only studied with present day shamans, she has in depth training and practice in the Yogic, Sufi, Tao, and Buddhist Bon traditions.  

Ruby’s education includes a BFA in fine arts, a BA in journalism, an MEd in special education and an MA in behavioral psychology. After this academic training she taught school for 12 years, counseled families with children, worked with hospice clients, and began studying the Feldenkrais/Anat Baniel Method, Somatic Experiencing for trauma resolution, and Shamanic practice. 

Ruby completed Michael Harners 3 year program with the Foundation for Shamanic Studies and the 2 week healing intensive.  She has completed advanced training with Betsy Bergstrom in Heart-Centered Depossession  and studied with Sandra Ingerman learning soul retrieval.  Most recently she practices and studies with Alberto Villoldo and the Four Winds Society.  This work includes further study and practice in soul retrieval, extraction, mastery of time, energy medicine, divination, and conscious and compassionate dying work with those passing and their loved ones.  


Her other qualifications include Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) from the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, the Anat Baniel Method Neuromovement® (ABMP) training including Childrens Mastery, High Performers and Vitality & Anti-aging.  

Ruby lives and works in Encinitas California, where she participates in a community of people involved in the esoteric sciences and with a 501(c)3 non profit spiritual organization whose purpose is to benefit humanity by helping people grow, heal, and expand consciousness through practice, selfless service and being responsible.