Simon Buxton

Simon Buxton is Founder/Director of The Sacred Trust and the UK Faculty for The Foundation For Shamanic Studies, the foremost core-shamanic training organisation in the world, directed by Dr Michael Harner.

Simon has worked and trained within shamanic traditions for over twenty years, including a thirteen year apprenticeship to a European Bee Master, as detailed within his book The Shamanic Way of the Bee, which was the recipient of the 2005 Canizares Book Award for non-fiction. He is also the co-author of the seminal work Darkness Visible, and his third book, The Serpent Flight of the Honey-Bee is published later this year.

Simon is a Fellow of The Royal Anthropological Institute, the world's longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology, and his work has been profiled within several books including Travelling Between the Worlds by Hillary S. Web and Soul Companions by Karen Sawyer. 

In 2007 Simon opened The Sacred Trust Centre in Dorset, England where he conducts his writing, research and teaching work.