Norway’s Princess Märtha Louise is withdrawing from official royal duties in order to concentrate on the alternative medicine business she runs with her fiancé, American spiritual guru Durek Verrett.
The 51-year-old princess, who is fourth in line to the Norwegian throne, “will not be representing the Royal House at the present time,” according to a statement from the royal household, published Tuesday.
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The pair have run seminars together offering “meditations and shamanic exercises” that can “reveal to you your divine self activated and how you can utilize your gift to change the world.”
For his part, Verrett has authored a book called “Spirit Hacking,” offers shamanic healing sessions and sells a $222 “spirit optimizer,” which he claims “can invite spiritual and energetic protections to keep you safe from external energies seeking to harm you, allowing you a safer space to heal.”
Verrett has also worked with celebrity clients such as Gwyneth Paltrow. In 2019, the princess posted a picture on Instagram of the trio on vacation together in the Hamptons.
Interest in “alternative methods” of treatment, which, she says, “can be an important supplement to help from the conventional medical establishment.”