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Sacred Cacao 15hr. Ceremony & Certification Course
Opening The Heart With Mother Cacao:  Blood Medicine


Feb 20th - 23rd to April 1st
4 Live & Recorded Zoom Consecutive Day Sessions at 3pm MST

2/20, 2/21, 2/22 & 2/23

+1 Additional Pre-Recorded Session

Certification Investment $289.00

Non-cert investment:  $99 (includes only 1st 3 sessions)

Limited Space

Are you an experienced space holder, yoga teacher, meditation, body worker or women's circle guide who feels called to share mama cacao's wisdom, while honoring her sacredness in circle and/ or ceremony?
Join us in a Heart Opening journey with Mama Cacao in history, culture (including the taboo), cultivation, medicinal benefits, ceremony and respect of ancient meso-(non)american peoples as we learn to become intimate w/ her as a full hearted plant medicine of deeply rooted earth wisdom.
Gather with Tara, Earthing Expert, Plant Essence Practitioner, Lever 4 Tantra Guide and Cacao Ceremonial Guide since 2016 on 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 18 - 118 who is already an experienced space holder.

Course Includes:   

  • Module #1Tuesday, February 20th - 3-4:30pm MST

    • Welcome, growth, ethical harvest, process and certification timesheet

    • Short Homework due

    • Schedule your 1st one on one check in with Tara

  • Module #2:  Wednesday, Feb 21st 3-4:30pm MST
    • The indigenous peoples and history of cacao, medicinal/ benefits, modern uses, forms & individual ceremony preparation​​ and honoring the ancients
    • Short homework due

  • Module #3:  Thursday, Feb 22nd 3-5pm MST
    • Group cacao ceremony

    • What is ritual vs tradition and ceremony, etc

    • Short homework due

  • Module #4:  Friday, Feb 23rd 3-4:30pm MST

    • Serving groups, honoring and respecting the ancients of cacao in a group setting, what to share, being a non-indigenous peoples guide, what ifs, cautions, tips for preparing for your practicum.  

    • Short homework due

  • Module #5:  Pre-recorded Session

    • Wrapping it all together
    • 2 article reads

    • Prepare and outline your cacao ceremony for practicums 

    • Total 1.5 - 3 hrs session and homeworks

    • Schedule your 2nd check in with Tara

  • Practicum Hours (3 hrs total)

    • 1 thirty-minute personal practice with Cacao (Cacao Not Provided)

    • 1 thirty-minute personal ceremony with Cacao (Cacao Not Provided)

    • 1 sixty-minute OR 2 thirty minute making an altar and honoring the ancient and modern lineage peoples of Cacao with Cacao (Cacao Not Provided)

    • 1 one-hour long practice in guiding 1 or more people in a Cacao ceremony (Cacao Not provided)

  • It is REQUIRED to attend a minimum of THREE live modules of the 4 to receive the certification.​

  • Final due date is April 1st. An extension is available up to 1 year for $25.

Life Long Spiritual Investment
$99 - Non-Cert

Guide /facilitator certification course is non-refundable because everything is recorded and shared, while good up to 1 entire year.  However if you can't make it last minute you can join us for the next course. 
*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, Earthing Expert, 200 hr RYT Tantra/ Kundalini Yoga instructor, Death Doula, plant essence practitioner and Integral Relationship Coach. 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 60 ceremonies in Costa Rica, Roatan and the United States.  She believes Cacao is a sacred plant and only meant to be used with respect in humbly honoring indigenous peoples.  Her in person cacao offerings range from 1 on 1 ceremonies to large conscious community gatherings (60+ 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, including cacao publications, like New York Times, Women's Fitness, 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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