Clear Your Blocks
Take the Leap
Cacao (raw chocolate) is a powerful plant medicine that is specially prepared for ceremonial use to help us reconnect with our inner wisdom, get clarity, find peace, and release any energy blockages.
An indigenous myth (as discovered by Keith the Chocolate Shaman) tells that when the balance between humans and nature becomes threatened, Cacao comes from the rainforest to open people’s hearts and return the planet to harmony – and boy do we need it NOW!!
It can help –
- Clear emotional blocks and release stress
- Let go of past relationships
- Understand yourself better and receive guidance on where to go/what to do next
- Connect with your creativity
Cautions: Our Cacao is prepared especially for ceremony and comes from Guatemala, overseen by Keith the Chocolate Shaman (who has been key in bringing this medicine back to Western consciousness).
It is safe to drink however Cacao is not suitable for anyone with chocolate or nut allergies, heart conditions or anyone taking SSRI anti-depressant medication.
Smaller doses are recommended if you are pregnant or if you are fasting or sensitive to plant medicines
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Private or 1:1 Cacao Ceremonies
If you are having a special occasion or going through a personal transition, a private group or 1:1 ceremony can be arranged. Please contact me if you would like to discuss further details.
Public Cacao Ceremonies
These are held semi-regularly in Forest Hill. Please join the mailing list or the meetup group to hear about any upcoming ceremonies. These small group sessions are around 4 hours.
It usually involves a heart-opening sharing circle, some light physical movement/stretches, breathing, intention setting, guided journey with Sound Medicine (Gong/Sound Bath & Shamanic Drumming, singing and more) an integral part of it that adds power and energetic clearing to the experience…
Depending on the theme, it is an opportunity to connect with ancestral wisdom, spirit animals/guides, your inner healer, your wild & wise woman/man and brings insight that is beyond your endlessly thinking mind.
To bring love to all parts of yourself through the loving energy of the Cacao plant medicine and all those Beings joining you in Ceremony.
I experienced Cacao Plant Medicine in Ceremony in 2013 and it had a big impact on me. It continued me (along with my Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training already completed and love of Shamanic drum, Gong etc) on a path of including more Ceremony and Ritual into my life and into my workshops and especially retreats.
All my retreats since then have included a leisurely afternoon of Cacao & Sound Ceremony and it is alway a beautiful and heart-opening experience. What I love most about all of this and the other offerings is that it all takes you back to your self – to your wisdom, your guidance. The Cacao and the Sound Journey give a helping hand that is gentle and loving…if you are ready, come along and experience it for yourself.
The event (Kundalini Yoga Rebirthing set & Cacao Ceremony with Sound Medicine & food)…
“…was a nurturing explorative space to dive into new realms of thinking, feeling and perceiving…I feel cleansed, honored, energised” Ellie
” ..extremely powerful. “Rebirthing” was the name and it certainly worked. Thank you! I feel like I have the courage to continue journeying spiritually” Felcity
” ..beautifully guided and very healing. I greatly appreciated Natalie’s thoughtful touches which made the experience safe and allowed deep shifts to happen.Food was delicious.” Joanne
” …soothing and challenging. It felt nice to be in a supportive environment where I could open up a little which is usually very difficult. I was unprepared for how amazing the gong was going to sound. WOW! Thanks for your time, guidance, lovely food and music… I feel relaxed and energized”. Jo
“..nourishing, well-timed, great way to start the new year, new decade – food was fantastic. I feel calm, peaceful, safe, loved.”
“..magical transformation in a warm safe space with a beautiful, grounding feast. I feel light, warm, soft, of the earth.” Katharine
“..I feel very grateful, purified and with renewed energy” XXRebirth Day Retreat 2020