In this class you will be introduced to ancient techniques that will help you connect to and heal your matriz/womb/belly brain.
In this all-levels workshop, we will gather to share, learn and heal through medicine-making using Caribbean plant life.
Taught by a queer DiaspoRican, this series will create space for us to explore these questions while making medicine with plants directly from the Caribbean. We will connect with plant abuelitxs, tune into their messages and uses, learn about plant properties, build with each other through storytelling and wisdom-sharing, and make various types of medicine such as healing sofrito, alcoholado, agua florida, bush tea, cataplasmas, and salves.
This June 21st, we have a rare opportunity to have one of the most gifted Master Curanderos of Oaxaca, Maestro Laurencio Lopez. He will come to talk to us not just about Limpias but also about emotions, primarily about anger, grief and fear, but perhaps those other emotions that come out during class. We will give you information to create your “Limpia Kit” for you to go home and be able to do a Limpia on yourself whenever you need it.
This class is for those with any amount of Italian ancestry who would like to connect with folk traditions and medicine of their ancestors. We will cover basic ancestral veneration and connections with Italian ancestors.
Digging roots is an introductory class into Traditional African herbalism where we journey into the healing power of plant spirit medicine. You will be introduced to the African philosophy and traditions of medicine. We will explore the plants that were commonly used to restore health and balance, discuss the techniques our ancestors used to promote healing, and dive deeper into our connection with our bodies, nature and spirit.
Learn how to custom-make your own organic makeup using tools from the kitchen.
Jambalaya is a 4 part intensive course which will introduce students to the basic principles of Traditional African Medicine. We will journey through time following T.A.M. from the smallest village nestled in the forest to the open expanses of Egypt, and across the Atlantic into the Americas.
Ancestral Guidance and Wisdom is a space for people of all ancestral descents to come together in community with the intention to uncover the wisdom and guidance of their lineage. In this class, we will explore our connection to our ancestors, our relationship to the land and the gems hidden within
We will talk about the rose, her frequency and the meaning of the flowers you bring. I will do a demonstration and we will have a chance to do a full session on each other.