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Cannabis {Santa Maria} Living Journeywork Ceremony
Yoga Intentions
Boulder, CO
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Cannabis {Santa Maria} Living Journeywork Ceremony

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Cannabis {Santa Maria} has been used ceremonially in almost every major religion, and its spiritual use predates all religious traditions.

Join Mark as he guides you into developing a deeper connection with yourself, and this sacred and often misunderstood ancient plant teacher.

Highest Light ceremonies are not about getting high for recreational purposes (not that there is anything wrong with that!). This is a deeply immersive experience in a safe and sacred space, using intention, awareness, breath, mind and body to journey within, and explore the depths of your own being. Having said that, ceremonies are usually highly enjoyable.

These are inclusive ceremonies, and welcome all peaceful beliefs. While we hold a sacred ceremonial container, and work with core shamanic practices that are common to plant-medicine work, we do not look to promote or dislodge any particular religious/spiritual beliefs.



Sat, Jan 5th from 6:00pm to midnight

***Doors open at 5:20. We start promptly at 6:00. DOORS CLOSE to late arrivals. Please come at least 15 min early to check in and get situated.


Your Entry Includes:

-Light healthy vegan-friendly soup and tea starting at 5:30
-Delicious snacks and beverages at the end of the night to satisfy your munchies. 


What May Happen?

-Build habits of presence by combining Santa Maria's immediate feedback with specific awareness-based techniques.

-Release stored emotions and energetic blockages through somatic (body) practices.

-Develop a useful skill set of awareness and cognitive tools to navigate your internal journey. These tools may also be helpful to navigate the ups and downs of daily life.

-Temporarily elevate your state of consciousness--touch the transcendent and mystical.

-Dream into your reality. Bridge the inner world of mind and imagination with the outer world of creation and physical manifestation.

-Heal a strained relationship with Santa Maria by communing with her in a safe sacred space, along with the proper tools and guidance.

-Highest Light ceremonies provide a foundation and skill set to prepare participants for work with other potent entheogenic plant medicines and substances.

-Enjoy an enchanting evening of ceremony and connection with fellow journeyers.


What to Expect

Light healthy vegan-friendly soup and tea starting at 5:30 for early birds.

We start with an intro discussion and interactive skills workshop (sober).

We then commune with Santa Maria by consuming medicine made for ceremony. No smoking or vaping. The medicine is currently being donated by a member of our community. 

While we are waiting for the medicine to take hold, we do about 45 minutes of guided practices to relax the body, quiet the mind, and regulate the breath, so that we may meet Santa Maria in a more optimal state.  

Slowly and gently, we tunnel into 2.5-ish hours of self-guided journeywork with select music and sound to support your experience.

After our journey, we'll grab some snacks and have a sharemony within a ceremony where we authentically relate with each other through structured sharing.


About the Cannabis {Santa Maria} that we use in ceremony

The Santa Maria is grown with love at high altitude, outdoors, in pristine Nederland CO in living soil without pesticides or herbicides. Multiple strains of flower are then combined, and an extract is created using 190 proof alcohol to create a full spectrum extract of terpenes, cannabinoids and other plant constituents. Virtually no alcohol remains. The Santa Maria is combined with pure organic coconut oil. She is prayed on regularly.

For ceremony, we make a tea with the sacrament. This is a tasty hot chai-like beverage (vegan), inspired by an ancient Cannabis-infused drink, native to India, called Bhang.


Participant Requirements -- IMPORTANT

ALL over 21 are welcome, experienced cannabis users as well as complete novices!

Due to the small venue size, SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. There is room for a maximum of 12 participants.

*********For safety and legal reasons, Interested participants must complete two documents prior to the first ceremony, and then, going forward, only once per calendar year. Complete now and you won't have to do again until 2020:

Heath Self-Assessment

Participant Agreement


Sacred Reciprocity / Exchange

The total suggested exchange is a sliding scale between $72 and $108.

To RSVP and secure your spot, THE INITIAL DEPOSIT IS $36, plus $2.25 in service fees from brownpaperticket.com

At the end of the ceremony, you will have the opportunity to add to your initial deposit, and make an additional offering, if you choose, based on the value that you felt you received, and your ability to pay. You may offer less or more than the suggested sliding scale of $72 - $108. Cash or credit accepted.

ALL PROCEEDS for this ceremony will go to Rising Dream, a beyond school program starting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to help in-need Native American children dream of a brighter tomorrow and break the chains of systemic poverty. All proceeds will go to help seed the program which begins in January. This will be a no-profit event for Highest Light.


About Mark

If we keep swimming far enough upstream, we will eventually arrive at the source of most of our collective challenges on this planet. That source is consciousness. Much can be said about it, but in summary, its been neglected and needs some tlc.

My lifelong passion is to be a catalyst for personal and planetary healing through the evolution of individual consciousness, and its troublemaker offspring--thought.

I have been on an expansive personal journey of physical and emotional healing for the last 30 years; a regular meditator over the past 10, and a seeker of truth all my life.

Combined with meditation and many other sober practices, the respectful, intentional, intelligent, and infrequent use of plant medicines, like Ayahuasca, Mushrooms, San Pedro, and Santa Maria, have been instrumental in my journey of self-discovery and personal evolution, continuously informing and refining my path. 

In 2016, I started Spread the Hug, a project to reduce fear and intolerance in the world, and encourage a culture of kindness. I'm a co-founder of Rising Dream, a new beyond school program to help Native American children dream again, and break the chains of poverty.

I am excited to bring Highest Light -- Cannabis {Santa Maria} Living Journeywork Ceremonies to Colorado. I moved to the Boulder area this past summer to legally assist this sacred plant teacher in bringing what I believe to be her greatest gift to this world. It may also be my greatest gift.




Yoga Intentions (View)
4645 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80304
United States


Other > Charity
Other > Health & Wellness
Other > Spiritual

Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


Owner: Highest Light
On BPT Since: Dec 12, 2018
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