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Sacred Tobacco Healing Ceremony with Jeff Firewalker
Title:
Sacred Tobacco Healing Ceremony with Jeff Firewalker
When:
Nov 4, 17 - Nov 4, 17 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where:
Triangle Holistic Center - Durham
Category:
Special Events

Description

Sacred Tobacco Healing Ceremony

An Experiential Journey through

Andean Cosmology & Plant Spirit Medicine 

With Jeff Firewalker

Saturday Nov. 4, 2017 from 10 to 2 pm Eastern at the

Triangle Holistic Center

3211 Gibson Road, Durham, NC 27703

Cost: $35 / Cash preferred  / No pre-registration required

Info: 828.551.8860 phone / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Drawing from the healing traditions of the Andes and the Northern Peruvian coast (Curanderismo and Paqokuna), Jeff will officiate a session of Sacred Healing, Divination and Empowerment. Sacred tobacco will be used in sacred ceremony to help participants awaken their inner capacity for insight, healing and wisdom.

Jeff Schmitt, PhD – Folk Healer, Tabaquero, Ceremonialist & Scientist – enjoys a rich life filled with community, science, music, art, and family. A walker-between-worlds, Jeff is an enthusiastic advocate for indigenous healing and wisdom traditions. As both a noted scientist and practitioner of Peruvian Folk medicine, he seeks to build bridges of understanding. Jeff is a challenging and evocative speaker/storyteller; in 2011 he presented the first TEDx talk on Ayahuasca – inspired by his life-changing sojourn with the Secoya people of the Northern Amazon rainforest

Academic Bio: Jeff did his undergraduate work at Wake Forest University followed by graduate work at the University of Bath and Oxford University (doctorate in Molecular Biophysics). Jeff holds adjunct professorships at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Biochemistry, Physiology-Pharmacology. Until recently he was the Director of Research for the Center for Integrative Medicine at Wake Forest. He is a founding member of numerous companies including Targacept, Inc. where he led the development of simulation technology to make the process of drug discovery more efficient. Jeff has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications, patents and abstracts, and been  on the editorial advisory boards of 6 international journals. He is the founding research director of the Bent Creek Institute of the University of North Carolina. Jeff founded and directed the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative at Wake Forest School of Medicine (now Wake forest Innovations). He also devotes his time to organizations serving the greater good and has been a board member of 5 non-profit organizations. He is also a Chinese martial Arts expert.

Venue

Triangle Holistic CenterMap
Venue:
Triangle Holistic Center   -   Website
Street:
3211 Gibson Road
ZIP:
27703
City:
Durham
State:
NC
Country:
Country: us

Description

The Triangle Holistic Center offers a comfortable setting to relax, grow, heal and change.  Centrally located it is convenient to experience  balancing nature, healing sounds of falling water, in a home-like tranquil setting. The Center offers individual, couple, family therapy, a variety of holistic classes, private  day retreat  and cozy small organizational gatherings for day planning and retreat to refocus and get energized.

 

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