Renee Baribeau

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Renee Baribeau

Business Name

The Practical Shaman

About me

Renee Baribeau, is The Practical Shaman, a Wind Whistler, and Award Winning, Best Selling Hay House Author. Renee is well known for “Making the Mundane Magical”

She is an accomplished keynote speaker, mentor, respected executive business coach, dynamic spiritual teacher, and well-seasoned community organizer. 


As a modern-day, no-nonsense life coach, she combines ancient and contemporary techniques to help her clients discover their “Authentic Self.” Her unique business tool, the “Awakening Compass,” teaches clients how to approach challenges with eyes wide open. Renee’s virtual workshops are designed to bring harmony and bounty into the business and personal lives of her clients.


Each day Renee is devoted to inspiring others to lead their best lives through conscious relationships with the hidden and ever-present force of the Wind! She is the founder of the Wind Work®. A practical, applicable, navigational tool designed to provide guidance, focus, and direction in your life, no matter which way the wind is blowing. This work is about meditating on the energy of something powerfully and physically REAL (the wind) and engaging its natural force to create incredible change, clarity, and contentment in your life. Baribeau’s personal journey is a story of overcoming chronic depression, emotional disorder, and addiction through the use of powerful tools. The wind is one of nature’s most profound and powerful forces.



Experience Level

Shamanic Teacher

My Service Offerings

Coaching/Counseling, Divination, Workshops/Trainings, Retreats/Travel Programs, Books/Audio Teachings, Drums/Rattles/Tools


While it is not possible for us to vet or screen each and every person who is a member of the Society for Shamanic Practice, we have established a code of ethics that all of our members agree to as a guide for maintaining the utmost integrity in the interactions and services they provide. Please review this policy and rely upon your personal discernment, as only you know what is resonant for you. And please contact us if you have any concerns or questions.