Ticket sale ends 5pm every Wednesday. $25 @ Door.
- FREE Cacao Elixir or Kombucha
- 3 hr DJ set
- Live art
- Face painting
- Crystal therapy
- Energy Healers
- Oracle Readings
- Astrological Readings
- Massage Therapists
- Cymatics demonstration
- Crystal Bowl and Gong Soundbath
>>>> Schedule ::
-- 7:30 - Doors open (Social Time)
-- 8:00 - Opening Circle & Cacao Blessing into Live DJ set
-- 11:00 - Closing Crystal Bowl Soundbath / OM Circle
-- 11:30 - Last Call
-- 12:00 - Event Concludes
>>>> Exchange ::
-- Advanced:: $20
-- Door:: $25
** Or PM Jesse Buck @ email@example.com for any questions of other financial options.
** There are a limited number of Financial Assistance options for those who need it. Please Email Jesse to inquire.
>>>> CACAO :: Chocolate Elixir "The Soul of Chocolate"
Cacao is the perfect elixir for dance events as it is known for Raising your Vibration as it is a Naturally Energizing Mood Elevator, Aphrodisiac & Libido Booster. It induces a Euphoric state of Higher Consciousness & Bliss!
>>>> Other Benefits of Cacao::
- Heart Opener
- Reduces Stress / Anti-Depressant
- 40 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries
- Loaded with Magnesium & Iron
- Improve Brain Function
More about the Cacao here:: http://ceremonialcacao.blogspot.ca/
“An Indigenous myth tells us whenever the balance between humans and nature becomes threatened, cacao comes from the rain-forest to open people's hearts and return the planet to harmony. In one of my early communications with the Cacao Spirit, she referred to cacao as "The Food for the Shift. Cacao is a multidimensional partner and facilitator for creative, spiritual, ceremonial purpose, artistic, new age or shamanic. Chocolate brings one to the door but doesn’t push you through it.”
- Keith wilson Cacao Shaman
CACAO CONSUMPTION BEYOND CHOCOLATE ::
With over 1200 chemical constituents, the beans from Theobroma Cacao (translating from the greek: theo = god and broma = food and cacao = the mayan name for the chocolate beans) – or the chocolate tree, appear to be the most pharmacologically complex food in nature. Cacao has been used for millennia as a food and antidote to a vast array of health issues. It has also been used ceremonially by the ancient Meso-americans in conjunction with other plants and rituals.
The alkaloids, neurotransmitters, neuromodulators, vitamins and minerals specific to cacao have a particularly nourishing effect on the human body. The effects of these properties are amplified when using unroasted and unprocessed cacao and consuming it in the context of a ceremony. All the properties found in cacao (discussed below) are already produced naturally in the body and perform essential functions, but appear to be less and less available when living busy lives in cities and following a “western” diet and lifestyle.
When you consume cacao prepared for ceremony using high quality raw cacao beans, all the mood enhancing neurochemicals in cacao become particularly active. There is increased blood flow and nutrition to the brain, heart and skin, the whole body is nourished, awareness and focus is heightened and sensations are intensified.
The context of the ceremony is a safe and beautiful space that supports meditation (reflection and connection to the “larger aspects of yourself”). This creates a rare opportunity to explore and sit with the stories of the heart and to identify areas that are causing you restriction, limitation and pain. You have the chance to relax deeply and receive insights, inspiration and creative ideas that can give you a clarity on the “next steps” of your life and where you can support your overall health.
Many people report a deep sense of joy and peace, a connection to something bigger than themselves as well as insights of limiting behaviors, thoughts and feelings that are able to be understood and released within the safe environment of the ceremony.
Some also find that as their focus holding ability improves, their overall success in life increases and a greater sense of contentment and satisfaction follows.
HISTORY OF CACAO ::
The story of chocolate begins with a tree, a small tree of the tropical understory. In 1735 Linnaeus designated this tree Theobroma cacao, a scientific name that handily links two ancient cultures a world apart.
Theobroma, the genus name, is from the Greek and translates to “food of the gods,” a designation that chocolate-lovers would agree is befitting. Although Linnaeus was reputedly fond of chocolate, he would have been familiar with early Spanish writings describing the Mayan and Aztec beliefs that cacao was a gift from the gods.
Cacao is the Mayan root word retained by the Spanish colonizers of Mesoamerica to describe the tree and its products.
According to both archeologists and Mayan spiritual elders, the Cacao Spirit was one of the most powerful deities in ancient Mayan cosmology. While the ancient Mayans and Aztecs of Southern Mexico and Guatemala are best known, there are contemporary Indigenous cultures in Central and South America who continue cacao use in shamanic ceremony, preferring it to locally available psychedelics. With today’s psychedelic buzz, you may not have heard much of them. Although one of this world’s finest spiritual or shamanic partners, cacao was ignored in the ‘60’s resurgence of medicine plants because it does not act like a psychedelic – it does not take you on its trip, but facilitates your own.