2021 Workshops TBA

2019 Workshops

The Huachuma Mesa w/ Axi Nityananda & Alisonqo Miller

The Huachuma (San Pedro) cactus of the Northern Coast of Peru has been transforming consciousness in spiritual seekers for over 5000 years. Traditional healers from Northern Peru (called Kamasqa Curanderos) use the Huachuma cactus along with a healing altar called the Mesa. The Mesa was born from and grew alongside the wisdom teachings of the sacred cactus. The Mesa is principally a healing tool, whose alignment mirrors the cosmic order and whose artifacts carry a power inherited by the co-creative dance of the Healer, Nature and the Huachuma Cactus.This workshop will introduce participants...

Song and Medicine Traditions of the Amazon Rainforest, w/ Drew YoungSpring

An Exploration of how the living cultures of the Amazon Rainforest view song and their relationship to life  and plant medicines, in the jungle and around the world. Drew reviews his time and multiple visits with the Yawanawa and Huni Kuin tribes of the Amazon Rainforest and how these tribes view their place in relation to the current world story. This will also be an opportunity to learn powerful and rare songs. Rhythmic medicine songs and chants! facilitated by:Drew YoungSpring ~ Song Medicine Carrier. Drew is a student of the earth. He has been traveling the Americas...

Tell-A-Vision, w/ Morgan Brent

Share plant (and fungi) visions, and related experiences of radical symbiosis, in a group setting. In such ways we may get glimmers and bleed-thrus, or yet fuller expressions, of a greater underlying story now surfacing in the Collective. . facilitated by:Morgan Brent ~ an educator, event organizer, and ceremonialist. He received a PhD in anthropology at the Univ. of Hawaii, specializing in the spiritual ecology of medicinal plants. He has worked extensively with plant-inspired wisdoms, and allies himself with Nature’s efforts to ‘save the humans’ thru catalyzing the various dimensions of...

Heart of Nature Song Circle, w/ Shiloh Circle

Songs in praise of natures wonder and majesty, songs to remember that we are woven intricately and inextricably into the web of life. The wisdom from root to fruit lives inside our bodies, the miraculous seed of creation planted inside our hearts. Shiloh Circle has been sharing and carrying medicine songs and heart songs since the year 2000. Drawing her sources from across the country from Pagan and Native ceremony to Radical Faerie and Rainbow gatherings, Shiloh writes and teaches her own original music as well. Singing Alive has been a major influence on how Shiloh conducts her song...

Dancing in the Dream Time ~ Mugwort Sleepover, w/ Rosie Kenny & Adam Rivenbark

Dreaming is something that we all do, human and non-human creatures alike. Mugwort, for years, has been a teacher and friend to dream explorers offering clarity and introduction to deeper levels of self discovery through dreaming. Come explore dreaming herbal allies, dream enhancing activities, and dream potential during our daytime workshop. You are invited to join a sleepover (to explore dream sharing). Then upon awakening, all are welcome to join a Dream share. How far can we go in this world we are creating together? Mugwort sleep over facilitated by: Rosie Kenny and Adam Rivenbark ~Both...

Blue Lotus Ceremony, w/ Lindsay Liana Sophia

For the past 3 years, I’ve been guided to journey with Blue Lotus in a deep way. She arrived in my life as a teacher to guide me, gently reaching into the depths of my own emotional waters. Through her softness, patience and surrender, I’ve been able to allow light to be shone on the shadows that are oftentimes challenging to allow to the surface. Our ancient relationship with Blue Lotus has all but been forgotten. She wants to be remembered and reawakened as a powerful ally to our flowering process.     In this workshop we will reunite with Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) in...

Deepening your Relationships with the Plant Beings – a Shamanic Approach, w/ Jan Kinsey

We’ll use shamanic tools to deepen our relationships with the plants. This multi-dimensional world is very intimate and sensuous. How do we develop strong relationships with them? What’s a plant totem? What’s a plant ally? What are the different forms of communication? Can a forgiveness ritual open up a pathway? How do you bring forth the healing medicine of a plant on physical and energetic levels? facilitated by:Jan Kinsey ~ has been studying shamanism and hands-on healing for close to 20 years. He grew up in Norway and spent a lot of time out in the woods where he met dwarves, elves and...

Celestial Chant and Personalized Prayer Songs, w/AshEL SeaSunZ

AshEL believes everyone has a song and can channel songs to assist others or as prayers for the world. He will demonstrate by offering personalized medicine songs or freestyle prayers for some of the participants and share his process. Additionally, we will playfully explore and activate our voice, spirit communication, and manifestation power with Star Language/Celestial Speech as transmitted via Grandmaster Le-Tian from Tian Gong. Facilitated by AshEL SeaSunZ ~He is a creative focused on intergenerational healing. He is a TEDx speaker, founder of the music/art collective, Earth Amplified,...

Homage to Holy Basil (Sacred Tulasi Devi)

Underlying all practices of devotional service is a PERSONALITY. Vrinda Devi is the forest devi presiding over all plants and animals of the transcendental realm, and she manifests in this world as sacred Tulasi (or holy basil). You will go on a transcendental journey with Hemangi dasi, who has served Tulasi for over four and a half years in Vrinda Devi's own forest and holy land called Vrindavan in India. Through a drop of the ancient Vedic scriptures hear descriptions of sacred Tulasi's unlimited, merciful glories. Connect with her through ancient stories of how she got her exalted...

Flower Wash

A new blossoming of the classic Singing Alive style Angel Wash.  With song, petals, and a gentle water element we honor our co-participants and selves ~ strengthening the transformative work of deeper connection with the plants, our voice and each other.  compassion ~ gratitude ~ presence

2018 Workshops

An Exploration of the Rapé (Hape’) Tradition, w/ Drew YoungSpring

This ancient form of ceremony is an incredible and ancient way to come together to pray, cleanse, heal, and sing. There will be an in-depth teaching and discussion about the tradition Amazonian snuff, Hape. Drew will then lead us in a three round traditionally-based Hape ceremony complete with an array of Amazonian chants and songs. Drew studies with a master Hape maker in the Brasilian Amazon region.  facilitated by:Drew YoungSpring ~ Song Medicine Carrier. Drew is a student of the earth. He has been traveling the Americas learning the wisdoms of the forests, mountains, deserts,...

Herbal Infused Washes & Massage, w/ Juliet Thompson

Juliet will incorporate herbal infused washes to a massage, helping people relax, clean up a little bit, and receive light massage. She will use herbal teas and small towels to wash people's extremities and trunk while they are partially clothed on a massage table. This can be followed by light or deep massage using herbally infused lotion that have properties that corresponding to the person's needs at that time. Refreshing attention and therapeutic touch can assist people with trauma, lack of focus, anxiety, or pain. This offering is not a workshop, it will be offered a few hours each day

Conscious Cannabis Culture, w/ Merlyn of Gaia

Calling all Ganga-loving visionaries and collaborators! This 2 hr intensive is for those inspired to co-create a Conscious Cannabis culture. Merlyn of Gaia is seeding a network of experimental, residential, SativaLife Centers along the West Coast. This will be SativaLife’s first public gathering … a vision-seed planting ceremony.With full legalization, from Alaska to California, let us now cultivate a culture that reveals cannabis to be not merely a profitable “product,” labelledMedicinalorRecreational, but an illuminating plant “ally” -ConsciousCannabis!So …...

Reawaken Ritual: Setting Sacred Space & Flower Power Channeling, w/ Sage Aurora   

In this workshop, we will be co-creating a ceremony through the practice & explanation of setting sacred space rituals with cleansing plants such as sage, copal, and palo santo. Through this rituals, we will experience the energetic effects that using these plants in this way produces or rather clears up. We will also call the 4 elemental directions in and sit in a mediation with the spirits of rose & dandelion tea to bring in the energy of fairies, flowers, and other magical spirits that want to share their voice through us through channeled song. We will be working with sage and...

Opening the Voice with Plants Medicine and Our Hands (Craniosacral), w/ Erin Gattuso

The combination of song and plant medicine has been used traditionally by many cultures to create a transcendental state of being. In this talk, we are going to talk about the structural and metabolic aspects of this phenomena and learn how we can carry some of the benefits into our daily lives. Voice expression and herbs create a synergistic effect to help relax the fascial and muscular system of the body, allowing the pineal gland to float freely within the cerebral spinal fluid which acts as a transducer, strengthening the connection between divine guidance and our own consciousness. The...

Sylvapolitan Rising: the Ways & Meanings of Human Flowering, w/ Morgan Brent

Plant-inspired teachings that acculture us to the ‘Survival of the Most Loving’.  Go here and here for a brief overview of the Sylvapolitan conceptfacilitated by:Morgan Brent ~ is an educator, event organizer, song enthusiast, and ceremonialist.  He received a PhD in anthropology at the Univ. of Hawaii, specializing in the spiritual ecology of medicinal plants.  He has worked extensively with plant-inspired wisdoms, and allies himself with Nature’s efforts to ‘save the humans’ thru catalyzing the evolution of our species.  He is the founder of Singing Alive events, as well as Plants...

Human Flowering Creation ~ Song Circle, w/ Morgan Brent

Come co-create an emergence into the Tone Age of Harmonic Bliss! In the tradition of shamanic journeys of transformation, we gathering in circle, close our eyes, and communally sing alive a fertile imaginal space. This Dreamtime visioning allows the deeper currents of Creation to more fully activate the Gaian Dream, our Dream, as it unfurls itself beneath the Sunlight of our Opening Hearts. This will include attunements to attend to recent disturbances in the collective consciousness. May we all flourish Omward thru these Transitional Times! facilitated by:Morgan Brent ~ an educator, event...

Healing Waters Ceremony ~ Yellow Pond Lily & Oxum, w/ Kathryn Kloos ND LMT & Sommer Fawn Moselle

In this workshop we will call upon the element of water with song and ritual to cleanse, purify, and release blockages to our own waters. We will sing songs of Praise to the Waters and the Goddesses of Water, and work with Yellow Pond Lily medicine. Kathryn Dusseau Kloos is a board certified Naturopathic primary care physician, herbalist and licensed massage therapist. Her deep reverence for nature and sincere desire to learn herbal medicine led her to South America where she spent 6 months experiencing the traditional healing practices of Chilean indigenous healers and Amazonian folk...

Sacred Seed Planting Ceremony, w/ Luckey Bunny Ananda and Tasya Herskov

During our time together we will enter into a ritual space centered around reciprocity with the Land and the sacred act of putting seeds in the ground, as participants are encouraged to explore their personal relationship with seeds. As preface to the ritual we will discuss the multidimensional field of infinite potentiality that seeds possess, the idea of song as nourishment for seeds, and the power of blessing as a way to invite reciprocal relation with the plant world. Using singing as the journey medium, we will set magical intentions for ourselves and the planet, call in our plant...

Cacao Ceremony, w/ Christina Gomes & Sage Aurora

Sound, Space & Shamanic Journey: A Cacao Ceremony for unleashing the power of your voiceFlower Power Sacred Sound Ceremony with Cacao In this workshop, the intention is to set up a sacred safe and playful container to guide you through an experiential cacao ceremony connecting to sound, nature, the medicine wheel, and shamanic journeying. Cacao is a plant medicine of Mayan ancestry, this medicine works with the frequency of the heart. We will honor the spirit of Cacao through song & ceremony and ask that she guide us to sing and move from a heart centered place. We will call in...