Saturday September 30, 2017
6 - 9 pm
Lakshmi Studio, 310 Bridge St. New Cumberland
Food of the Gods + Symphony of the Universe ....or Cacao Ceremony and Consciousness in Concert. Featuring Sacred Cacao with Jim Wert & Christel Libiot and Conscious Music with the award winning Bob Sima
**When Life Meets Love
**When Great Becomes Grateful
**When Consciousness is Anchored in Each Breath
How to describe the indescribable? Let's try...
Jim and Christel are Cacao Ceremony facilitators and will weave their understanding, appreciation, and reverence for the multi-dimensional aspects of cacao. The same cacao that the indigenous considered the food of the Gods. Throughout the ceremony, Bob will weave his soul-stirring music to compliment the experience. Some believe that Bob's music is the symphony of the universe. Sounds like quite a pairing!
So join us... and please PLEASE register in advance so we may properly prepare the cacao and the space for YOU!
Investment: $30 early bird single, $50 early bird couple till 9/26. After $40 single and $70 couple.
* Please bring a water bottle.
* There will be seating available.
* If you wish to sit on the floor - feel free to bring a yoga mat and any other items to create a comfortable floor space.
We recommend that you eat lightly before a ceremony (and do eat!). Avoid heavy food, particularly dairy or drinking caffeine in the 2 hours before a Cacao Ceremony. It will make your experience more enjoyable and powerful. Throughout the Ceremony, please pay attention to your body and stop drinking if you need to. You can always finish your cup later.
Dehydration: Cacao is a dehydrator (like alcohol). Please come to a ceremony well hydrated and drink plenty of water during and after the ceremony.
Antidepressant: Some antidepressants do not mix with the tryptophan and MAO (Monoamine Oxidase) Inhibitors in this cacao and could bring on migraines.
Heart Conditions: Cacao increases heart rate and is a vasodilator, opening blood vessels, increasing flow and reduces blood pressure. If you have very low blood pressure monitor your system – although it is rarely a problem.
Migraines: If you suffer from migraines, be cautious with ceremonial cacao, although we rarely see problems. Drink extra water.
Christel Libiot is a master at holding space and celebrating each person in their truth. She combines the various modalities she has been steeped in over the past 20 years to support, with her smile and open heart, people individually and in group, in women’s circles, workshops and ceremonies. She is a Certified Modern Wisdom Practitioner/Modern Day Priestess initiated through the Institute of Modern Wisdom, a Reiki Master, a Registered Craniosacral Therapist (RCST®) and a Certified Life Coach (CPCC) and uses these modalities along with Breath work, Soul Remembering and Affirmative Prayer to facilitate breakthroughs for her clients. Additionally, since 2005, Christel has been a leader of the Woman Within Weekend, an empowerment workshop for women, and has been leading over 80 such trainings in the US and Europe. She has designed and led wellness workshops, retreats, classes and sacred alchemy circles in the mid-Atlantic area. With her husband Jim Wert she facilitates Cacao Ceremonies, “The Heart Opening Experience”. Her path is that of Service to Love Absolute. http://www.stellarconnections.us/
Jim Wert has been initiated as a Modern Day Alchemist by the Institute of Modern Wisdom, (a mystery school dedicated to furthering ancient wisdom ways and modern spiritual technologies). In 1998, Jim was initiated into a life of integrity, authenticity, and service to others through the ManKind Project. He was a leader in developing a multicultural awareness program for MKP and led trainings under the program at various in MKP centers in the US and Europe for a number of years. For over a decade, Jim also facilitated monthly multicultural conversation circles. He is a Registered Polarity Therapist and completed a 1-year program in visionary cranial sacral therapy. In the early 1970s, Jim received a powerful activation from Kriyananda at Ananda Village near Nevada City, CA, that led him into further study and practice over the years with a number of teachers, including the Self-Realization Fellowship, Swami Rama and the Himalayan Institute, Yogi Bhajan and the 3HO organization, Rosalyn Bruyere and the Healing Light Center Church, among others. He retired from a 31-year legal career in 2011 as senior counsel in the Legislative Counsel's Office of the US House of Representatives. Together with his spouse, Christel Libiot, he has been sharing cacao and facilitating cacao ceremonies almost since the time they were first introduced to this Food for the Shift in 2012. http://www.stellarconnections.us/
Bob Sima (pronounced sEYE-ma) is to music what Wayne Dyer, Don Miguel Ruiz, and Eckhart Tolle are to books and Rumi, Hafiz, and David Whyte are to poetry. He has been called Eckhart Tolle with a guitar. He is troubadour, a way-shower, a guide, an awakener, and a musical mystic. Through the medium of melody and message, he leads listeners to an expanded consciousness, deeper sense of connection, and inner peace and purpose. His music bridges daily life and soul consciousness, the eternal with the now. He delivers instantly accessible songs that take up residence and resonance in your soul. Comparisons are often made of Sima’s performances to the magical group-sing, experiential connections of the late Pete Seeger. When Sima opens his mouth to sing, what emerges is far beyond the human sounds of his warm and soulful voice. It’s a call, a remembrance, a soft and steady place to land. He speaks the language of the Universe, the language of the soul, the language of the heart. But he’s not just singing to his audience and it’s not just a performance. It’s a gathering, a connection somewhat of a musical satsang or gathering of truth that navigates the audience on a profound musical journey. Bob has an unparalleled ability to connect audiences in a very visceral, powerful way, changing the vibration and consciousness in the room. http://www.bobsima.com/
Shannon Plummer is a powerhouse strategic visioning and intentional creation coach wrapped in a divine package. As a subset of coaching the psyche, she also translates her organizational skills into the space surrounding the individual. Shes learned that just as blocks in our belief systems prevent us from living our passion the state of our physical surroundings can significantly stunt our expansion because the energy of what is stuck in our work space, in our home, in our bedroom, in our attic, in our garage is holding onto the past. Her approach combines spiritual and metaphysical wisdom with business and management expertise. This is not only unique, but is an extraordinarily powerful approach that will uniquely serve your walk through this world as you create a passionate and purposeful life. Shannon is an instrument - an engaged observer to the story of your life. She will guide you to and through the blind spots, allowing your higher self and vision to illuminate the true passion that lies within. Shannon's intuitive and heart-centered coaching and visioning process will gently lead you to a more authentic, conscious, and intentional life. Her unique energy and presence creates a sacred space for expansion and deepening of what is waiting to be expressed. http://www.speakmypassion.com/