RITUALS & CEREMONIES

“This is what rituals are for. We do spiritual ceremonies as human beings in order to create a safe resting place for our most complicated feelings of joy or trauma, so that we don't have to haul those feelings around with us forever, weighing us down. We all need such places of ritual safekeeping. And I do believe that if your culture or tradition doesn't have the specific ritual you are craving, then you are absolutely permitted to make up a ceremony of your own devising, fixing your own broken-down emotional systems with all the do-it-yourself resourcefulness of a generous plumber/poet.”
― Elizabeth GilbertEat, Pray, Love
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Womyn's Red Tent Days

Immerse yourself in Sisterhood, the energies of the elements, earth-centered wild wisdom and the spirit of the divine feminine. Journey inward in an inclusive and sacred space, to vision and dream, to reconnect with rhythms of your body and soul. Each day is dynamic, and will honor the energies, desires and needs of the womyn in the tent. Activities are focused on self-care rituals and inspiring creations.     

Cost includes all supplies, snacks, tea & pot luck lunch. Each retreat is held from 10-4pm at a nearby location. 

  • March 12th - Ritual Drum Making & Healing Tools
  • May 7th - Soul Alchemy: Creating a Personal Ritual & Healing Altar
  • July 16th - Plant Spirit Medicine Making: Baths, Smudges, Elixirs & Essences. 
  • August 20th - Introduction to Journey Work & Helping Spirits
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Ek Chuah + Cacao Ceremony

In this enlivening ceremony, we honor the chocolate deity, Ek Chuah, and the medicine of Cacao. We learn to dance with the Divine Masculine, and to open our hearts fully. We give offerings to the spirits of the land, to the elements, and to those allies that guide us daily, and call upon them to support the clarity of our vision, nourish our passions, give us strength & focus in the pursuit of our dreams, and ground us in the courage to create what we seek in our own lives. Cacao opens us to receive the medicine of these healing energies and helping spirits more fully; it awakens the desires of our heart. 

To be notified of future Ceremonies please email Kristin@apothecarytinctura.com 

This ceremony is open to All! 
Cost is $25; proceeds are donated to various environmental and social justice organizations. 

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Full Moon Circle

We gather in an open ceremonial circle each month under the medicine of the full moon. This gathering honors the rhythms and cycles of our lives & the divine dance of all things, to the Great Mother and to the Divine Feminine. We will explore the beauty of what has come to fullness in our lives, as well as what is ready to be released. Our circle is focused on exploring our personal journey & empowerment, healing and wholeness, connection to spirit, and creating community. This circle is open to all who feel called. 

Cost: $15 reserves your spot; Complete details are emailed only to registered participants. All participants are asked to bring a potluck item to share in a community feast.  

  • Saturday June 10th 6-9pm
  • Friday July 7th, 6:30-9:30pm
  • Saturday August 5th, 6-9pm
  • Sunday September 6th, 5-8pm