Sacred Cacao Course & Certification
Opening The Heart With Mother Cacao: Blood Medicine
3 Week Course: Oct 8/11 - Oct 22/25 of 2023
Cacao Cert Course +5 weeks
3+ Live & Recorded Zoom Sessions
$99 for basic & $199 for certification
Curious about Cacao and practices of this sacred heart opening plant?
Join us for A Heart Opening Introduction to Cacao in History, Culture (including the taboo), Cultivation, Uses, Benefits, Ceremony & More.
Are you a yoga teacher, body worker, ceremonial guide or other experienced space holder and would like to guide others in Meaningful Traditionally Based Cacao Ceremonies?
Consider the extended 5 week certification & practicum course
Gather with Tara, Grounding Expert, Tantra Guide & Cacao Ceremonial Facilitator, and like minded group for a journey into the magic of Mother Cacao. We will learn the history, growth, forms, preparation and sacred uses of Cacao according to the traditional ways, as well has her magical gentle ability to open the heart space.
For Who? Anyone ages 16 - 116 (ages 16 - 17 must attend with an adult) who is interested in learning more about Cacao and the mindful traditional practices surrounding this ancient plant. *Ceremony Certification Course - you must already be an experienced space holder.
Basic Course Includes: Live & Recorded Sessions, Homework, 1 private check in with Tara, (required for certification)
Modular #1: Sun/Oct 8th, 7-8:30pm MST OR Wed/Oct 11th,11-12:30pm MST
History of Cacao, history, traditional uses, growth, ethical harvest & process
- Modular #2: Sun/Oct 15th, 7-8:30PM MST OR Wed/Oct 18th, 11-12:30pm MST
- Medicinal/ benefits, modern uses, forms & ceremony preparation
- Modular #3: Sun/Oct 22nd, 7-8:30PM MST OR Wed/Oct 25th, 11-12:30pm MST
- Group Cacao Heart Centered Ceremony (Cacao NOT provided)
12 Hr Cacao Ceremony Guide Certification includes: (Modulars #1- 5, 2 hrs practicum + article read): It's required to attend 2 of the 3 above sessions LIVE, complete the below & all 6 homework assignments (1 per Modular + article read). Cert course tends to sell out, so be sure to sign up asap
Modular #4: Sun/ Oct 29th, 7-8:45pm MST OR Wed/ Nov 1st, 11-12:45pm MST
Group cacao preparation, tips for safe spaces, forming your ceremony offering, etc
Pre-recorded Modular #5 AND Other Assignments
- Article read (pick 2 of several)
- Prepare and outline your cacao ceremony
One 30 min one on one check in session w/ Tara by Nov 22nd
Practicum Hours (2 hrs total)
1 thirty-minute personal practice with Cacao (Cacao Not Provided)
1 thirty-minute personal ceremony with Cacao (Cacao Not Provided)
1 one-hour long practice in guiding 1 or more people in a Cacao ceremony (Cacao Not provided)
Optional Extra Check in with Tara or assistant
Final due date is Dec 1st for all of the above. An extension is available up to 1 year for $25.