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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.

Life Long Spiritual Investment
$99 (Basic Course) 
 $199 (Certification) 

**Both basic and teacher certification course are non-refundable because everything is recorded and shared.  Links are good up to 1 entire year.  However if you can't make it last minute you can join us for the next course.  It's typically offered 1 to 2xs per year.

*Zoom link sent via email approx 1 - 2hrs before 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. We will talk more about this in week #1

About Your Guide
Tara L. Skubella is a Level 4 Certified Tantra Guide and 200 hr RYT Tantra/ Kundalini Yoga instructor (working on 500). She's guided 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. Since then she's led over 40 ceremonies in Costa Rica, Roatan and the United States.  She believes Cacao is a sacred plant and only meant to be used with respect.  Her in person cacao offerings range from 1 on 1 ceremonies to large conscious community gatherings (50+ people) for full moon, couples romantic ceremonies, ecstatic dance, healing the heart, Earth Tantra Retreat Lvl 1,  meditation, etc.  Since birthing Earth Tantra in 2015, Tara’s work has reached 1,000s of students. Tara has contributed to publications like New York Times, Parade, Insider High Times
and more.

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
What students are saying about this cacao course
"Thank you so much! I loved taking the cacao course with Earth Tantra, and how much it is opening my life"  -2022 Certification Student
"I learned so much magic about mama cacao and feel very connected to her.   I appreciate your style of teaching and gathering the collective energy for an online classes.  Thank you for sharing mama cacao with the world.  I will share her with honor and respect".  -2021 Certification Student
"I've discovered how cacao is nurturing, earthing and like coming home.  I feel gratitude for learning to connect with her in new ways comparted to other ceremonies I've attended.  She encourages me to put intention to what I'm doing" - 2021 Certification Student

Questions?  Ready to join us?

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