[Los Angeles] Autism On Acid: How LSD Helped Me Bridge the Autistic-Neurotypical Divide

[Los Angeles] Autism On Acid: How LSD Helped Me Bridge the Autistic-Neurotypical Divide

At the age of 27—after a lifetime of struggling with autism spectrum disorder and concurrent clinical depression—Aaron Paul Orsini received a dose of LSD that gave him access to emotional and social intuition for the very first time. This 75-minute talk includes Aaron’s first-hand account of his LSD-assisted breakthroughs.

[Los Angeles] Ayahuasca Manifested: Tapping into Visionary State

[Los Angeles] Ayahuasca Manifested: Tapping into Visionary State

In this inspiring mini-workshop, Laura Dawn draws from ancient wisdom and the latest research in the fields of neuroscience, psychedelic studies, and quantum physics to share how ayahuasca can work as a powerful tool for manifestation. Plant medicines work to shift your focus and perception and ultimately attune our awareness to quantum reality. Laura will guide us how to tap into that visionary state to create an inner vision and transmute it into real life.

Facing the Shadow: Community discussion on diversity & privilege

Facing the Shadow: Community discussion on diversity & privilege

Facing the Shadow: Community discussions on diversity, race, and privilege in psychedelics psychedelics/entheogens

'Holding Space' for Sacred Ceremony with Psychedelic Sacraments

'Holding Space' for Sacred Ceremony with Psychedelic Sacraments

Whether informally “sitting” for a friend in assisting to guide them through their first psychedelic experience to working with small or even larger groups in crafting a more formal ritualized ceremony with psychedelic sacraments; there exist effective and time-tested techniques that can be utilized and employed to more effectively influence “mindset” and craft solid sacred space, or “setting”, that can provide a significant impact on the successful outcome of psychedelic & entheogenic experiences.

Manifesting Visions: Extended-State DMT and TransCannabis Research with Daniel McQueen

Manifesting Visions: Extended-State DMT and TransCannabis Research with Daniel McQueen

Daniel led us through a deep and far-ranging presentation on his work and what it will take to achieve the psychedelic breakthroughs he has in mind. The talk included scientific information, a four-quadrant approach to building a psychedelic community, and some of the challenges and rewards this path entails.