Sacred Cacao Course & Ceremony Training 

Opening The Heart With Mother Cacao


3 Week Course: Begins Sept 25th
Cacao Cert Course +5 weeks
3+ Live & Recorded Zoom Sessions
Early Bird:  $99 for basic & $199 for certification

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, ceremonial 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.
Earth Tantra's Cacao Of Choice
Earth Tantra's Cacao Of Choice

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Cacao & Maze Costa Rican Mural
Cacao & Maze Costa Rican Mural

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Cacao 4 Meditation
Cacao 4 Meditation

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Earth Tantra's Cacao Of Choice
Earth Tantra's Cacao Of Choice

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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 traditional practices surrounding this ancient plant.  *Ceremony Certification Course - you must already be an experienced space holder.

Course #1:  Live & Recorded (required for certification)  4 spaces remain

  • Session #1:  Sun/Sept 25th, 7-8:30pm MST OR Wed/Sept 28th,11-12:30pm MST

    • History of Cacao, history, traditionally uses, growth, ethical harvest & process

  • Session #2:  Sun/Oct 2nd 7-8:30PM MST OR Wed/Oct 5th 11-12:30pm MST
    • Medicinal/ benefits, modern uses, forms & ceremony preparation​​

  • Session #3:  Sun/Oct 9th 7-8:30PM MST OR Wed/Oct 12th 11-12:30pm MST
    • Group Cacao Heart Centered Ceremony (Cacao NOT provided)  

12 Hr Cacao Ceremony Guide Certification:  Course #1 & #2: SOLD OUT - It's required to attend 2 of the 3 above sessions LIVE, complete the below & all 6 homework assignments (1 per sessions 1 - 5 + 1 article read).  Cert course tends to sell out, so be sure to sign up asap.

  • Session #4:  Sun/Oct 16th 7-8:30pm MST OR Wed/Oct 19th 11-12:30pm MST

    • Group cacao preparation, tips for safe spaces, forming your ceremony offering, etc


  • Pre-recorded Session #5 AND Other Assignments

    • Prepare and outline your cacao ceremony​
    • Read 2 of 4 cacao articles

    • One 30 min check in session with Tara 

  • 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 November 16th  for all of the above.  An extension is available up to 1 year for $25.

Life Long Spiritual Investment: 
$99 (Basic Course) 
 $199 (Includes Course #1, #2 & Certification) 

**Both basic and teacher certification course is non-refundable, however if you can't make it last minute you can join us next time or use the course fee as credit for another event or course.

*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. 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 38 ceremonies in both Costa Rica and the United States.  She believes Cacao is a sacred plant and only meant to be used with respect.  Her 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, 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

Questions?  Ready to join us?