Classes and Workshops

  • Herbal Allies, An Introduction to Herbal Medicine

    In a moment of great transformation, we can turn to the botanical world for inspiration, healing, grounding and resilience. Join us for an immersion into the world of healing with medicinal plants. This class will focus on building our relationship with our herbal allies and learning practical medicine making skills. Each class will cover in-depth one or more herbal medicines and we will learn how they work both physically and energetically. We will learn recipes and other ways to incorporate the plants into our lives. Topics may include immunity, emotional wellbeing and stress, sleep support, digestive support, and tuning into the rhythms of the seasons.

  • Meet Me at the Sacred Well

    sacred waters, well, and springs are doorways to the spiritual realm. we not only go to them to gather water, the energy of life, but also to pray, give thanks, and commune with beings that guide us in unseen realms. in this series we will explore practices to facilitate deep rest and replenishment as we honor the element of water, in and around us. in collaboration with plants that help us find spaciousness in the busyness of our minds, we will deepen our capacity to tap into the well-spring of peace that resides inside, providing a ground for sustained healing to grow.

  • Intro to Pendulum for Inner Wisdom

    Learn how to use a pendulum to tune into your inner wisdom. When you want a no-muss, no-fuss clear answer right away, a pendulum is just the thing to choose from your divination toolbox. And there’s a lot more to it: as helpful as decision-making is, the real power of penduluming lies in how it teaches you what “yes”, “no”, and “maybe” feel like within yourself, increasing your psychic sensitivity and self-knowledge.

  • Death Blooms: An Herbal Intro to Decolonizing Death & Flowers to Support the Process

    In this 2-hour class we will begin the crucial conversation of decolonizing death and explore the medicine of loss, endings, and ultimately, transformation.

  • The Curanderx’s Toolkit

    Learn healing skills steeped in ancient wisdom to provide basic health care to yourself & your family. We will highlight herbal medicine, and also incorporate music, meditation, and other aspects of curanderismo to learn how to care for our physical, emotional and spiritual health.

  • Deep Dive Dreaming: Dreamwork through Action and Ritual

    The more we work with our dreams, the more they work with us. Grounded in dream group work, techniques to support recall, dream incubation, and traditional approaches to dreamwork, dive deeper into your dreams through waking action and ritual.

  • Spring Mediterranean Plant Series

    This five-week series will go deep into medicine plants of the Mediterranean; their history, uses and lore. Each week we will learn about and discuss a specific plant and their medicinal and energetic gifts. Participants will receive via mail plant medicine to work with in class during the live zoom sessions.

  • Plants as Doorways to Ancestral Consciousness with Atava Garcia Swiecicki + Cecemmana Alumni

    In this workshop we will explore our innate connection to the plant world. We will talk about how working with plants from our own ancestral lineages can awaken ancestral memory. We will also learn about special plants (although not entheogens) that help us to connect to our ancestors in both waking and dream states.

  • Applying the Toltecayotl (Toltec Philosophy) into the new year with Margarita Camarena

    In this workshop we will tale a brief look at the meaning of Toltecayotl and how we can implement it into the fresh year of 2021. Some of the principles we will be working with are creating sacred space by using the directions and the power of ritual and ceremony.

  • Plants as Doorways to Ancestral Consciousness with Atava Garcia Swiecicki

    In this workshop we will explore our innate connection to the plant world. We will talk about how working with plants from our own ancestral lineages can awaken ancestral memory. We will also learn about special plants (although not entheogens) that help us to connect to our ancestors in both waking and dream states.

  • Intro to Pendulum for Inner Wisdom

    Learn how to use a pendulum to tune into your inner wisdom. When you want a no-muss, no-fuss clear answer right away, a pendulum is just the thing to choose from your divination toolbox

  • Ancestral Healing for White Folks

    Facilitated by Kara Wood and Erin Caitlin Sweeney, we’ll explore how white supremacy & settler colonialism show up in our ancestry, community, and selves and we’ll tap into the wisdom and resiliency of our ancestors.

  • Fall Mediterranean Plant Series

    This five-week series will go deep into medicine plants of the Mediterranean; their history, uses and lore. Each week we will learn about and discuss a specific plant and their medicinal and energetic gifts. Participants will receive via mail plant medicine to work with in class during the live zoom sessions.

  • Not Your Colonizer’s Tea Party for POC (Autumn Edition)

    Join this virtual gathering to learn about the magic of medicinal herbal infusions. Herbal tea is one of the most ancient and most accessible forms of medicine and ritual. The gathering will be de-centering European/White/Colonial history by uplifting the personal, familial and cultural stories of people of color.

  • Healing Our Ancestors (Open to All)

    We are made, literally, of our ancestors’ flesh and blood and also carry their experiences, impulses, memories, joys and traumas.In this series, we’ll explore family history, cultural practices, our ancestral triumphs and wounds and connecting them to plant-based practices.

  • Ancestral Healing for White Folks

    Facilitated by Kara Wood and Erin Caitlin Sweeney, we’ll explore how white supremacy & settler colonialism show up in our ancestry, community, and selves and we’ll tap into the wisdom and resiliency of our ancestors.

  • Dreamwork as Spiritual & Healing Practice for BIPOC

    As the nights grow longer, let us turn inward to replenish and drink from the starlit well of our dreams. When people of color dream together, we nourish each other and change the world. Like our ancestors before us, we draw upon all our resources to protect and manifest what is precious and sacred. This dream group cultivates our healing path and spiritual growth, activating our highest selves.

  • Corazon Sagrado

    Join RaheNi Gonzalez for this 5-week series where you will be guided into creating your own altar, which will be the heart & anchor in developing your own personal practice for connecting with your ancestors and all that is sacred within you.

  • Healing Our Ancestors for the Black Community

    We are made, literally, of our ancestors’ flesh and blood and also carry their experiences, impulses, memories, joys and traumas. Herbs and foods can help connect us more deeply and positively to our ancestral lineage, and to cultivate healing that can sustain future generations. We also inherit traditions and practices that can support us in healing the wounds of our ancestors.

  • Herbal Allies, An Introduction to Herbal Medicine

    This class will focus on building our relationship with our herbal allies. Each class will focus in-depth on one or more herbal medicines and we will learn how they work both physically and energetically . We’ll learn recipes & other ways to incorporate the plants into our lives.

  • The Curanderx’s Toolkit

    Learn healing skills steeped in ancient wisdom to provide basic health care to yourself & your family. We will highlight herbal medicine, and also incorporate music, meditation, and other aspects of curanderismo to learn how to care for our physical, emotional and spiritual health.

  • Aires Fuerte

    In this online course for Black, Indigenous, and people of color we will explore the 13 most difficult emotions that we as humans must learn to face inside ourselves…susto, espanto, fear, anxiety, anger, resentment, sadness, sorrow, jealousy, envy, shame, guilt & ego

  • Curanderismo & Sacred Spaces

    This workshop will cover: Different kinds of sacred spaces. Directions and elements. Medicine wheel as a guide for life Tools and medicines to animate your sacred space Techniques to explore your INNER Sacred Space Techniques to access the Inner sacred space in difficult situations. In this workshop we will cover one of the most important pillars of Curanderismo: Sacred space

  • Curanderismo & Sacred Copal

    In this workshop, we are going to talk about the importance of Copal within Curanderismo. We are also going to look at the different kinds of copal, it’s history, properties and uses. We are going look at the tradition and how it transfers into the spiritual cleansing. We will speak about the importance of the fire while we do this practice.

  • Afro-Diasporx Ancestral Healing Meditation Circle

    In this meditation circle, we will be guided in meditation to connect with a lineage of your choosing and sit with a vibrantly well, wise old ancestral guide from that line. We will see and support one another as cousins doing the tremendous work of healing for the family.

  • Herbal Glow-Up: Self Love & Care through Botanical Medicine

    The focus of this class will be using herbal medicine to help reconnect with and set up practices of self-love and self-care. In each class we will do a deep dive of one main herb that can help connect us to these practices and other supporting herbs. The class will attempt to de-center Eurocentric and White supremacist norms of self-love and self-care.

  • Donate: Black Scholarship Fund

    A way to contribute to the movement is to increase our class offerings for members of the Black community and to also increase scholarship opportunities so that our classes are financially accessible. One of the ways you can support us in making this happen is to donate to our Black Scholarship Fund.

  • Cultivating Spiritual, Emotional & Mental Vibrance with Plant Medicine

    This class will explore the use of Plant Medicine for Spiritual, emotional, and mental vibrancy. Our overall well being is deeply entwined with our communion to nature. The plants have much to offer us as teachers and healers, we can lean into their wisdom and medicine to activate our shine and vibrancy.

  • Dancing with Plants: Embodied Plant Meditation with Rebekah Olstad

    Plants are incredible allies to help us in our physical, emotional and spiritual journeys. In this online workshop, we will dive deep with one plant, Calendula, and learn about its medicinal & energetic properties. We will practice plant meditation to listen to the messages plants have for us.

  • HAND IN HAND WITH MIXICTLI: Connecting our Intuition with the Dreams & Desires of the Heart

    This class offers the opportunity to discuss your dreams and learn mind and body connection through, meditation, slow-movement exercises, and dream awareness. These practices enhance your ability to observe the states of consciousness as you enter the lower levels of awareness and eventually connect with your Mixictli (Intuition).

  • Brujxs Magic Circle

    Calling all brujxs, edgewalkers, shapeshifters, curander@s, light workers and sacred mischief makers! Let us come together to alchemize our lucha, our heaviness, into potent medicine.

  • Herbal Remedies for Children

    Plants are a powerful tool to support families navigating the challenges of parenting during the pandemic. In this class we’ll focus on how to safely and confidently give herbs to children to support a healthy immune system and create more calm.

  • Healing Skin Salves for Summer with Rebekah Olstad

    As Summer starts to warm up, many of us may find ourselves spending more and more time outside. In this online workshop we will cover helpful herbs for our skin to address bug bites, rashes and other common skin irritations.

  • Plant Accomplices for Stress & Trauma with Abi Huff

    This class is centered for the black community and in response to police brutality and Systemic Racism.

  • Herbs for Stress & Trauma with Atava Garcia Swiecicki & Batul True Heart

    This class will focus on how we can work with herbs to manage stress and support our resilience during difficult and traumatic times.