2021 Workshops TBA

2019 Workshops

Herbal Body Oiling as a Self Care Ritual, w/ Sage Siera

Herbal body oiling is a practice that can unite our bodies, minds and spirits with those of our beloved plant allies. Deeply nourishing to the skin and nervous system, herbal body oiling is one of my favorite self care practices. We will discuss the many benefits of herbal body oiling, how we can learn to listen to plants through this practice, how to make your own herbal infused oils, and participate in a self care body oiling ritual (several herbal oils will be provided for you to choose from). facilitated by:Sage Siera is an herbalist, self love enthusiast, plant whisperer, dream...

Shamanism and the Spirits of Nature, w/ Jan Kinsey

Where in the shamanic geography do the nature spirits reside? What are the roles and practices of the shaman? How can we navigate this geography? Who are the nature spirits? We will be doing shamanic journeys to visit them and learn how to navigate the Middle World safely. As shamans our task is to restore the earth. Be prepared to dive in. This multi-dimensional world is intimately alive.    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...

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...

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...

Sylvapolitan Rising: The Ways of Deep Herbalism, w/ Morgan Brent

Plant-inspired teachings that acculture us to the ‘Survival Of The Most Loving’.   This is the growing edge of our species development. This is the story that shines thru the night. This is the song of the sylvapolitan. 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 our evolution. He is a...

Alchemy of Sound and Chocolate: A Heart and Voice Activation, w/ Kat Alta

Cacao is an ancient plant medicine spirit, most widely known to be used by the ancient Maya. It’s been called “bitter water”, “drink of the gods” and “heart blood”. It is a medicine that works deeply with our heart and subtle bodies to activate, surrender and release so that we may journey closer to the essence of our true being. In this experiential cacao ceremony we will dive deep into the medicine of our heart and sacred sound by expanding our being, coming into heart coherence and finding our voice and unique vibrational frequency. We will journey on the wings of this moment, through...

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...

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...

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...

Plant Teachers, Consciousness, & Medicine from a Celestial Perspective, Channeling w/ Dante Singh

An exploration of plant consciousness, medicine, and the role of teacher plants through the channeling of celestial guides.  Channeling is a phenomena through which a human being enters a state of consciousness that allows a being from a higher dimension to speak through them automatically. A channel or medium attunes their frequency to the energy of beings in non-physical levels of reality, and through this match of frequencies, telepathic communication takes place. However, you do not need to believe in channeling to benefit from the information shared in the session.facilitated...

2018 Workshops

Breathwork: Connecting with Plants Beings & the Earth, w/ Blake Spencer

Breathwork with an emphasis on how our breath connects us to every living creature. A remembrance that we breathe and share the same breath of our plant brothers and sisters and through this process of breathing we can directly download information from the Earth and all plant beings. facilitated by:Blake Spencer ~ My journey began with the burning desire and deep knowing that I brought myself to this earth to help others heal.  Finding my body weighted down like a sunken ship by emotional pain and health issues, I realized first I had to work with myself.  So the work began...

Plant Shamanism Journey, w/ Jan Kinsey

We will embark of a middle world shamanic journey to a plant that is calling out to you. You will inquire into how you can best work with it (thru botanical extract, flower essence, shamanically, other) and how you can best build a relationship with this plant.  How do you honor this plant?  Is there a song that it wants to teach you?  When do you sing this song.    facilitated by: Jan Kinsey ~ I have studying shamanism for about 20 years and has been a closet herbalist for about 10. Last year I finally put myself in a disciplined 3 year shamanic program. I am also...

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...

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...

Plant Teachers, Consciousness, & Medicine from a Celestial Perspective, Channeling w/ Dante Singh

An exploration of plant consciousness, medicine, and the role of teacher plants through the channeling of celestial guides.  Channeling is a phenomena through which a human being enters a state of consciousness that allows a being from a higher dimension to speak through them automatically. A channel or medium attunes their frequency to the energy of beings in non-physical levels of reality, and through this match of frequencies, telepathic communication takes place. However, you do not need to believe in channeling to benefit from the information shared in the session.facilitated...

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...

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 …...

Mugwort and Dreaming, w/ Rosie Kenny

Mugwort and Dreaming       facilitated by:    Rosie Kenny   

The School of Forest Medicine, w/ Scott Kloos

facilitated by:Scott Kloos ~ is a plant medicine practitioner, wildcrafter, and medicine maker. He has been working with the native plants of the Pacific Northwest since the late 90’s. He is the founder and managing director of The School of Forest Medicine and is the owner of Cascadia Folk Medicine, which supplies the community with high-quality, small-batch herbal extracts of the native plants of the region. He was one of the founding members of the Elderberry School of Botanical Medicine in Portland, OR. In his healing practice he works mainly with the psycho-spiritual aspects of plant...

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...