for the Musicians' Portrait Project
For many years John Ardagh was a freelance trombone player in Toronto. Among other activities, he performed with members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra presenting in-school educational concerts. John was also principal trombone with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra.
Now, John is a psychotherapist, educator, a Roadperson on the Sweet Medicine Sundance path and a clinical member of the Ontario Society of Psychotherapists. He teaches in the Red Lodge Longhouse Program and the Quodoushka spiritual sexuality workshops. The shamanic healing paradigm and men’s healing are a special focus for him.