Co-led by Taya Shere & Langston Kahn
Supported by: Tamira Cousett, Kim Charles Kay, Chi Young and Tensae Fayise
Everyone has loving and wise ancestors, and by reaching out for their support we access tremendous vitality for personal and family healing. In addition to supporting repairs with living family, our ancestors encourage healthy self-esteem and help us to clarify our destiny, relationships, and work in the world.
Participants will learn to relate safely and directly with family ancestors, both helpful guides and the dead in need of assistance. The work will closely follow Dr. Daniel Foor’s book, Ancestral Medicine: Rituals for Personal and Family Healing. Expect to engage lineage ancestors in heart-centered ritual through prayer/song, visioning practices, and group dialogue. There are no prerequisites, however, prior experience with inner work and relating with spirit guides/teachers are both helpful.
Folks new to ancestor work, adoptees, and those with a tough experience of family are warmly welcome. The training will be a trauma-aware, multicultural ritual container that embraces the relationship of ancestral engagement with cultural healing and decolonization work.
We are strongly committed to keeping the work accessible to people of diverse backgrounds and variable means while also supporting our teaching staff. Folks of African, Native, and other historically persecuted ancestries (as well as folks serving such populations) are welcome to join if needed on the lower-priced end of registration as available. If you would like to help us to keep this work accessible or if you have enjoyed financial assistance previously and wish to extend this gift to others, please consider donating to our scholarship fund. For details see: ancestral lineage healing intensives.
This intensive is Friday-Sunday, from 10am to 5pm each day, with a lunch break (lunch not included). Cost for this three-day intensive is $450. We have reserved a third of spaces at scholarship rates. These are on a first-come first-served basis and especially designated for disadvantaged groups. Please select the option that best fits your needs. Installment plans are available for each option using PayPal or credit card.
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