Have you heard around the magical potential of ceremonial cacao and wonder what it's all about? Or have you experienced it for yourself and want to learn how to share it with others?
In this online training, Soul Lift Cacao founder Nick Meador will explain everything you need to know to serve cacao in a ceremony, yoga class, ecstatic dance, or similar setting. *This course is designed for those who already have training and experience in holding sacred space, but it's open to anyone who would like to learn more about cacao.
**Update: In order to support disaster relief efforts for the eruption of Volcano de Fuego in Guatemala, Nick will be donating 10% of proceeds from this training to a verified GoFundMe campaign (http://gofundme.com/guatevolcano2018). Soul Lift Cacao currently sources exclusively from family farms in Guatemala, so it's important to give back during this difficult time. In order to accommodate the donation and still cover operational costs, the price of the training has been raised slightly. Thank you for understanding!
Cacao is the natural, unprocessed form of chocolate grown in tropical regions around the world. Most people know cacao as a superfood. It has an possibly the highest amount of antioxidants of any food. Cacao contains beneficial minerals like iron and magnesium. And the main active compound, theobromine, gives a boost of energy without the crash or cravings that come from caffeine (which is actually very sparse in cacao).
Yet cacao also has another aspect not spoken about in health food stores. Legends tell of ancient Mesoamerican civilizations using cacao for introspective and celebratory purposes, calling it the “Food of the Gods” and even trading it like currency. This more mysterious "plant medicine" side of cacao offers the potential to put you more in touch with your body and your soul. You can gain insights into the best direction moving forward, as well as the focus and motivation to take action towards those goals.
You'll be amazed how easy it is to prepare and serve cacao so that people can experience a positive impact in their lives!
• 2-hour online event
• 1/2 lb (about 5 ceremonial servings) of Soul Lift Cacao's Ruk'u'x Ulew variety organic cacao paste (U.S. shipping included; must register by June 25 for delivery) – NEARLY A $25 VALUE
• Webinar video available for private viewing later on YouTube
• The Soul Lift Cacao Guidebook PDF, with lots of info about history, nutritional facts, ceremonial drink preparation, and precautions – AN $8 VALUE
5-7pm Pacific (8-10pm Eastern)
Sunday, July 1
by Zoom video webinar (instructions sent to registrants)
$50 early bird through June 11
$65 regular registration from June 12-25
*Registrations after June 25 will still receive the 1/2 lb of cacao, but without guarantee that it will arrive in time for the class.
TESTIMONIALS FROM NICK'S CACAO CEREMONIES:
"Thank you for this wonderful experience Nick :) This plant medicine is a wonderful heart opener and has enabled me to go even deeper within myself and in union with my husband. Thank you for all that you do and offer. What a great ceremony, I highly recommend!" -Jasmine Yasgoor
"I admit, I went into the ceremony as a skeptic with an open mind. I left with a newfound respect for this medicine, and its deep wisdom. Being a first time cacao drinker who had eaten no chocolate whatsoever for about 6 years at one point in my life, I see the importance of it, and the assistance it provides in moving lodged densities, masks, and programs. I am now weaving this medicine into my personal practice to help balance my life. Thank you, Nick, for bringing your Big Medicine. Its Good. Ah Ho, Justin." -Justin Yasgoor
Nick Meador is an RYT-200 yoga instructor, life coach, holistic event producer, mindful entrepreneur, and world explorer. Nick has been organizing gatherings that promote connection for 15 years, and leading self-development workshops for 5 years. Three years ago cacao had a profound impact in Nick’s life, leading him to take more responsibility for his own health and well-being so that he could overcome long-term illness. Since then Nick has made many trips throughout Central America to meet with cacao experts and farmers and learn more about this wonderful plant. Nick founded Soul Lift Cacao as a public food retail business based in San Diego, California. He specializes in organic Guatemalan cacao grown at family farms and prepared with the intention of being a spiritual medicine to the world. Learn more at bit.ly/soulliftcacao