Spring Equinox Gathering:
Sprouting the seeds of renewal
Sprouting the seeds of renewal
The Awakening is a three-day ceremonial experience intended to facilitate a process of rebirth and renewal. This gathering takes place just before the Spring Equinox, which is a time for shaking off the last frosts of winter and beginning to unfurl our petals to meet the sunlight of Spring. We will bring those together with the elements of sacred ceremony, community connection, self-empowerment, and vulnerable authenticity to bring you an experience that you will never forget.
Medicine carriers, ceremonialists, & musicians Etheric, Lettie, and John bring you sacred plant teachers, intimate community connection, live medicine music, personal reflective practices, breathwork, and more. Medicine offerings will include ceremonies with Grandfather Medicine, Blue Lotus, and Cacao, with opportunities to receive Rapé, and Sananga if needed.
This transformative experience takes place March 17th through 19th. Held at Pirified in Canoga Park, Los Angeles our container will be a chrysalis of love, compassion, support, empowerment, and inspiration.
Detach from your everyday routines and come join us in personal prayer. You are warmly welcomed as you are, whether that means joyous, sad, anxious, angry, etc., and you will be received with open, loving arms. All that we ask of you is to come with an open mind in return, willing to follow our lead into the vulnerability of transparent interaction, and honest self-expression. You will have the opportunity to commune with several plant teachers throughout this experience, including Grandfather, Rapé, Sananga, Cacao, and Blue Lotus. Your heart, mind, and body will be gently opened through this experience, ready to give and receive loving awareness effortlessly, eagerly, and joyously.
You are welcomed to sleep community-style in our gathering space, or you may reserve a private room or camp on the land (both at a small extra cost). Limited food will be provided by us, and you may bring food to share potluck style. Your integrative process is important to us, so you will also receive post-immersion integration opportunities with Etheric to ensure that you retain the value of what is received in this transformative space with us.
This is such a special offering that we are SO grateful and honored to provide.
The donation for this experience is $700 per person. This includes all plant sacraments, communal overnight stays in The Temple at Pirified or camping on the land, post-ceremony meals, organic fruits & vegetables, and integrative support with Etheric following the immersion. We invite everyone to bring food to share potluck style and ask that it be diet-friendly and vegan (dietary requirements listed here). Other than what is listed, attendees will be responsible for extra desired food. Guests will also need to bring their own sleeping accommodations; sleeping mat, blankets, & pillows.
Unless otherwise reserved, all guests will sleep community-style in our main ceremony space. We have two private rooms available at an extra cost of $50 per person that can be reserved in advance. Guests also have the option of camping on the property for a fee of $60 for the weekend. If you would like to camp at Pirified, you must bring your own tent/sleeping bag/etc. We have 6 campsites available.
To reserve your spot, the questionnaire on the registration form must be completed and a $200 non-refundable deposit is to be paid. Once these are received, we will reach out to you to schedule a phone consultation and set up a payment agreement for the remainder of the cost.
Medicine Man & Organizer
Born with a natural connection to his spiritual gifts, Etheric is a Shaman, Psychic Medium, and Medicine Musician. "Self-taught, and Spirit-guided," he has learned how to activate profound healings in others, access a myriad of psychic & healing modalities, and facilitate beautiful plant sacrament ceremonies - all through his intuitive connections to the spirit and nature realms. Etheric is passionate about educating people on the use of herbs & plants as medicines, and teaches people how to heal their traumas & illnesses while unlocking their own spiritual gifts. He has been studying plant teachers for 6 years, and facilitating plant medicine ceremonies for 4 years, including Sananga, Rapé, Grandfather, Grandmother, Niños Santos, Cacao, and Blue Lotus. Following the guidance of his plant teacher allies, Etheric created the structure for this immersion with passion in his gut, unconditional love in his heart, visions of transformation in his mind, and intentions of profound healing and clarity for all that he serves.
Medicine Woman & Breathwork Facilitator
Lettie is a Reiki Master, Plant Medicine Practitioner, Somatic Bodyworker, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Life Mastery Guide that is passionate about guiding every being and body back to remembering their own magnificence. Her personal practices include Prasaanna Yoga (Breathwork), Yoga, Meditation, Massage Therapy, and many different modalities of Body Work. As a Yogi and devotee to nature and the outdoors, Lettie believes in the importance of disconnecting from our busy routines in order to reconnect with our bodies and the Earth beneath our feet. Music and ecstatic dance are passions of hers, and she inspires others to practice presence with their bodies through movement, breath, and flow. She feels her life’s walk has been her greatest teacher and walking others back to their greatness is her heart's desire. One of Lettie's most prominent teachings comes through the reflection of love, and how we all come from and return to it. Healing the planet one heart at a time is Lettie’s life’s mission.
Pirified Temple Hosts
Founders of Pirified, Aniko and Jordet are our incredible temple hosts for the weekend. They are passionate about creating safe and supportive environments for transformation and are professionals when it comes to curating a welcoming, nurturing environment. Being with this synchronized duo in their artfully designed home is a ceremony in of itself and truly makes you feel as if you have slipped into another reality. Jordet & Aniko find deep purpose in providing a high level of care, support, and luxury while their guests navigate some of the most healing and enlightening experiences of their lives. We are truly honored and so grateful to have the stewards of Pirified housing us for our Awakening.
Located near the top of Woosley Canyon in Canoga Park, Pirified is a temple space curated and stewarded by our beloved tribe members Aniko & Jordet. As soon as you arrive to the land you can feel the amount of care, compassion, joy, and pure love that this magickal duo pours into it. Jordet & Aniko are passionate about holding space for profound transformation and supported spiritual work, and they house the ceremonial experiences of a lot of our community members' facilitators. We choose to host our offerings here, because the hosted experience that is delivered by Aniko & Jordet is unmatched, and we just love being able to bring people together here. Pirified boasts several acres of land that can be hiked and explored, including many campsites and two RV slips. The temple itself includes two gathering spaces and two private rooms downstairs (rooms can be rented at a small extra fee), two bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, and a full kitchen, all for guest use. Facilitators have their own separate sleeping quarters, bathroom, and kitchen. Our ceremony space is a large upstairs room with an arched ceiling that has an incredible view of the valley below, with a balcony that spans the entire floor. It is a lovely space to act as our cocoon of rebirth.
The Spring Equinox traditionally is used as a time for us to experience renewal and restoration as we come out of our winter hibernations to greet the Sun and spread our petals! Come join us in sacred ceremonies, deep inhales, and cathartic exhales as we breathe in new days, breathe out old energies, and bathe in Spring's Awakening. We will bring a beautiful balance of both play and deep reverence, allowing space for profound transformation and childlike glee as well.
It's almost time to Awaken!
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