Sacred Cacao Course & Ceremony Training 

Opening The Heart With Mother Cacao


SAVE THE DATES:  Feb 27th - March 16th  
3+ Live & Recorded Zoom Sessions
EARLY BIRD: $69 for basic & $169 for certification
Add $30 to each starting Jan 27th
-Limited Space.  Cert typically sells out.-

Curious about Cacao and practices of this sacred heart opening plant?  
Join us for Course #1:  A Heart Opening Introduction to Cacao in History, Cultivation, Uses, Benefits, Ceremony & More.
Are you a yoga teacher, body worker, mediation guide or other experienced space holder and would like to guide others in Meaningful Cacao Ceremonies? 
Join us for Both Course #1 & Certification Course (Course #2)

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 ability to open the heart.   A ceremonial guide certification option is also available through course #2.

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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 practices surrounding this ancient plant.  Ceremony Certification Course - you must already be an experienced space holder (Yoga teacher, meditation guide, body work, counselor, etc)

Course #1:  Live & Recorded (required for certification)  2 spots left.

  • Session #1:  Sun/Feb 27th, 7-8:30pm MST OR Wed/March 2nd,11-12:30pm MST

    • History of Cacao, history, traditionally used, growth, harvest & processed 

  • Session #2:  Sun/March 6th 7-8:30PM MST OR Wed/March 9th 11-12:30pm MST
    • Medicinal/ benefits, modern uses, forms & ceremony preparation​​

  • Session #3:  Sun/March 13th  7-8:30PM MST OR Wed/March 16th 11-12:30pm MST
    • Group Cacao Heart Centered Ceremony (Cacao NOT provided)  

Course #1 & #2: 10 Hour Cacao Ceremony Guide Certification - Only 8 spaces - You must attend 2 of the 3 above sessions LIVE, complete the below and all 6 short homework assignments.

  • Session #4:  Sun/March 20th 7-8:30pm MST OR Wed/March 23rd 11-12:30pm MST

  • AND........

  • Watch 1 thirty-minute pre-recorded video 

  • Read 2 of 4 articles 

  • 1 thirty-minute check in session with Tara

  • 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 persons in a Cacao ceremony (Cacao Not provided)

  • Optional Check in with Tara

  • Final due date is April 24th for all of the above.  An extension is available up to 1 year for $25.

Life Long Spiritual Investment: 

Early Bird: $69 (Basic Course) - 8 spots

Early Bird Cert:  $169 (Includes Course #1, #2 & Certification) - 8 spots:  Certification track typically sells out - so sign up soon!

*Zoom link sent via email approx the day before & day of each session*

Purchase Cacao With Cacao Love, Earth Tantra's Favorite Ceremonial Grade Cacao. - Click The Icon Now OR Buy Your Own Preferred Cacao Before The Ceremony.

About Your Guide
Tara L. Skubella is a Level 4 Certified Tantra Guide and 200 hr Tantra/ Kundalini Yoga instructor. She has been guiding individuals, couples and groups since 2015.  After attending her first Cacao & ecstatic dance ceremony in Boulder December of 2015, she knew Cacao was her plant medicine.  Tara's first Cacao Ceremony offering was in 2016.  She believes Cacao is a sacred plant and only meant to be used with respect.  Since then she's led over 25 ceremonies in both Costa Rica and the United States.  Her Cacao offerings include group & private retreats, large gatherings (50+ people) special full moon ceremonies, one on one, ecstatic dance and meditation.  Since birthing Earth Tantra in 2015, Tara’s work has reached 1,000s of students. Tara has been featured in Parade, Insider, Bustle, Mashable, and Swell and has presented Tantra and healing with nature practices at various conferences like Loving More, Women's Wilderness, Women of Wisdom, Brushmaster's Artist Group  and others.  She also recently contributed her love and experience with Cacao to two Cacao articles;  One in HIGH TIMES AND One in Beauty Independent. 

What Students Are Saying about Tara

"Tara’s style of guidance is intuitive and tailored to the vibe of each individual group.  She keeps things lively and adventurous, while provoking inner exploration and growth!"  - 2020 Student
"Tara emanates a beautiful sense of tranquility and patience, which holds a safe open space."  -2020 Student
“Tara’s guidance is very open hearted.  She has a very beautiful way of creating space for people to find their way.” -2019 Student

Questions?  Ready to join us?