2021 Workshops TBA

2019 Workshops

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2018 Workshops

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

Awakening with Nature Elementals, w/ Camilla Blossom

Open your connection with the spirit of land with song, flower essences, and a guided drum journey to meet the spirits and elementals of the land. We will commune with tree and plant spirits, devas, fairies, elves, gnomes, mermaids, animals, crystals, dragons or meet unicorns and other magical beings. The nature beings will guide us in a ritual to bless the land. Facilitated by:Camilla Blossom Bishop ~ a land and flower essence alchemist, nature intuitive, and soul midwife. She just returned from Big Island of Hawaii where she apprenticed with Pele. She offers land clearing, land ceremony,...

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,...

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...

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...

Mugwort and Dreaming, w/ Rosie Kenny

Mugwort and Dreaming       facilitated by:    Rosie Kenny   

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...

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 …...

Amazonian Plant Medicine Songs, w/ Drew YoungSpring

The Amazonian Medicine Song Circle will incorporate both traditional Amazonian plant medicine songs from the Forest as well as songs that came through Drew during his work with Amazonian plant medicines. Drew will be teaching the songs that he has learned in his journey and his deep work. There will also be teachings and discussion on the traditional Amazonian snuff, hape, as well as other central plant medicines. 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,...