Solstice Cacao Ceremony Sarasota; Saturday June 22nd from 10:00am to 5:00pm

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June 22nd 10am-5pm
Welcome to this plant medicine ceremony of Cacao and Community. Held within the portal of the Summer Solstice, we have the opportunity to bring more light and renewal into our life and extra power behind our intentions set forth on this day.
Cacao is not a psychedelic, but it is an entheogen, and thus has be known as the “Food of the Gods” by the Mayan people for millennia. Cacao helps us to connect with our higher selves through an ever-more open heart and mind. The community becomes the shaman and we learn from new insights of one another and the reflections of aspects of ourselves that are ready to be seen, and with this we will create a space where new awareness can be gained and healing can occur.
This is a ceremony of life where we can feel and experience the joy and happiness, sadness, pain and grief, anger and confusion, and anything in between. We may connect with our guides from other realms, or perhaps just experience a simple, clear and spacious mind.
This ceremony will be the first offering and an opportunity to introduce Conscious Cause to our local community.  We are joining together to offer this workshop.  Conscious Cause is a faith based non-profit & vibrational wellbeing community movement here to awaken, elevate, and inspire humanity to transcend trauma and addiction, and raise the collective consciousness through ancient and modern holistic wellness practices, transformational community experiences, and devotional partnership with nature as sacrament. We offer plant medicine preparation and somatic integration before and after ceremonies. If you would like personalized support leading up to or following this event please contact love@consciouscause.org.. 
Elements of the ceremony:
– Drinking a cup of 100% pure, ceremonial-grade cacao, education/history around this heart-medicine of a plant, and diving into a meditation with her spirit
– Yoga/Movement/Breathwork for awakening the 10 bodies and your most primal nature
– Empathic Communication work, together in community, to authentically relate and uncover aspects of ourselves, best seen with a clear mirror
– Transformational Breathwork and Shamanic Drum Journey to bring messages of the subconscious mind to the surface of awareness
– Sound Healing Journey and Yoga Nidra meditation
– Medicine Music and community song-share
– Sharing circles throughout the time and space, to grow and coalesce in the sacred container of this Ceremony
We will be guided by a long-time practitioner and space-holder to work with the Spirit of Cacao in a beautiful way. The creative visionary and journeyman of the Holy Wow Cacao project, Mat Chandler, has worked with cacao for 9+ years and moved to Guatemala 4.5 years ago to work with Cacao directly at the source. He has also studied with and brings the medicine vibes of tribes in the Amazon of Brazil, Peru, and Colombia. The cacao we will work with is Cacao he will be bringing that’s been formed within their Mayan Cacao Collective, called Las Manos de la Tierra.
Jeni Holla will also be facilitating a connection for the group with the energy of the Akashic Records. The Akashic Records are a multidimensional energetic field that holds all soul’s past, present, and future possibilities and is used for soul growth and a deeper understanding of one’s purpose and self. Every person has an Akashic Record known by numerous names across cultures, including the “book of life.” The energy of the Akashic Records is expansive and sacred and a perfect compliment to the deep dive into the Sacred energy of Cacao.
To prepare, please bring:
· Your favorite mug
· Pen & notebook
· A container with water
· Small amount of fresh organic* fruit to share at the end of the ceremony
Eat only lightly* 2-3 hours before the ceremony begins and please avoid drinking caffeine on the day of the ceremony.
The week prior to ceremony it is best to let go of alcohol, cannabis and other things that could be considered an intoxicant.
Please be aware that we open and close this container together – arriving late or leaving early is not accepted as a part of creating the trust in this container that is needed for such a deep dive.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to get settled in to the space.
Energy Exchange:
$125 (if this is not accessible to you and you are clear you are meant to be in this ceremony, please write to us to work out an exchange that is within your means.)
Reservation: please RSVP sooner than later. This ceremony will fill up and we have limited capacity.
Thank you and we are looking forward to co-creating this journey into the heart!
Contraindications: If you are taking SSRIs or MAOIs, or have any of the following Heart disorders like high blood pressure, severe anxiety or depression, are pregnant, have diabetes or bleeding disorders, have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Glaucoma, Osteoporosis, or Irritable bowel syndrome, experience migraine headaches, recently had surgery, or have any other mental or physical conditions that you feel may cause concern for your health, this medicine may not be for you. Please speak to us in advance if you have any of these conditions or other concerns. YOU KNOW YOUR BODY BEST.

The event is ongoing.

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