Facing the Shadow: Community discussion #1 on sexuality and power

Facing the Shadow: Community discussion #1 on sexuality and power

We will focus this discussion around sexuality, sexual dynamics, and power in psychedelics/entheogens. The national and international community has been embroiled with conversations around abuses of power and sexual misconduct. Recent events in our own Southern California community show similar patterns. Let us come together to discuss what is needed to provide healing spaces for victims, council for perpetrators, and a vocal culture of zero tolerance for abuses of power.

Connections 5 w/ William Llerena Murayari

Connections 5 w/ William Llerena Murayari

This will be an informative conversation with William Llerena Murayari, a Palero Curandero (someone who heals with medicines), inviting our community to receive a first-hand perspective about the medicinal plants of the Amazon as a path promoting a healthy, holistic way of life that is first of all preventative in its approach to disease, while also going deeper in how disease, illness, and so forth can be healed with the help of the plants after it has already manifested in an individual.

From Mystery to Integration w. Joe Tafur & Rachel Harris

From Mystery to Integration w. Joe Tafur & Rachel Harris

Medical doctor, Joe Tafur, and psychologist, Rachel Harris, will discuss their books, interview each other, and share their stories. We'll explore different models of how healing happens with ayahuasca biochemically, neurologically, psychologically, and spiritually (from a Western and indigenous perspective).

An Evening With the Yawanawa

An Evening With the Yawanawa

We are honored to have special guests coming from the Brazilian Amazon to share their traditions and knowledge, showing the deep their connection with the healing plants of the world’s most biodiverse region, and a cosmic vision of harmony with the natural cycles of life.

San Pedro/Huachuma, Ayahuasca, and the Plant Medicine Healing Process

San Pedro/Huachuma, Ayahuasca, and the Plant Medicine Healing Process

In this talk Javier Regueiro will present his two newly published books on San Pedro/Huachuma and Ayahuasca and speak about the plant medicine healing process, its benefits, and challenges.