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The Power of Ceremony with Cacao and Drumming
June 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$30
Join Katy Gaughan, Jim Wert and Christel Libiot to experience The Power of Ceremony with Cacao and Drumming to Activate Change.
We will drink Cacao and Drum with intention, we will drink Cacao and Drum with playfulness, we will drink Cacao and Drum to go deeper, we will Drink Cacao and Drum to Activate the change we want to see in our lives and in the world!!
Drinking Ceremonial grade Cacao is the Heart Opening Experience. An Indigenous Mayan myth tells us that whenever the balance between humans and nature becomes threatened, cacao comes out from the rainforest to open people’s hearts and return the planet to a state of harmony. Now is the time. Cacao is a facilitator and will invite you rather than push you on a spiritual journey. Only you choose. It is a deep spiritual experience and we invite you to join us on this blissful journey. Ceremonial cacao is the Food for the Shift.
Every human being has a heart beating like a drum. The pulse of life comes from each heart beat. When our rhythms are in sync, we feel better about ourselves. When our rhythms align to positive energy, we are uplifted. When our rhythms are given expression, our creativity awakens. By setting the intention, creating the space, issuing the invitation, and welcoming everyone to PLAY DRUMS, an energy is unleashed. Suddenly individuals feel part of something bigger and are empowered to express themselves – tapping in to their own rhythm and tuning in to the harmony of the group.
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I am a professional drum circle facilitator, percussionist, retreat leader and event organizer whose mission is to bring people together to experience the healing power of drumming and rhythm. I have been organizing and hosting drum events in the Washington, DC area for over 15 years, most notably the Greenbelt Rhythm and Drum Festival, Wednesday Night Drum Jams, Takoma Park Summer Drum Circles and the Washington National Cathedral Drum Circles. www.katygaughan.com
Christel Libiot is a master at holding space and celebrating each person in their truth. She combines the various modalities she has been steeped in over the past 20 years to support, with her smile and open heart, people individually and in group, in women’s circles, workshops and ceremonies. Additionally, since 2005, Christel has been a leader of the Woman Within Weekend, an empowerment workshop for women, and has been leading over 80 such trainings in the US and Europe. Christel and Jim have been facilitating Cacao Ceremonies since 2013. www.stellarconnections.us
Jim Wert has been initiated as a Modern Day Alchemist by the Institute of Modern Wisdom, (a mystery school dedicated to furthering ancient wisdom ways and modern spiritual technologies). In 1998, Jim was initiated into a life of integrity, authenticity, and service to others through the ManKind Project. He was a leader in developing a multicultural awareness program for MKP and led trainings under the program at various in MKP centers in the US and Europe for a number of years. For over a decade, Jim also facilitated monthly multicultural conversation circles. Christel and Jim have been facilitating Cacao Ceremonies since 2013 www.stellarconnections.us