In this 4.5-hour workshop you’ll learn experientially how to use cannabis-assisted breath-work, body focused, mindfulness practices to alleviate pain, heal your body & mind, and move beyond coping towards profound healing.
We kick-off the evening with an introduction to the experience, a brief tutorial on mindful journeywork / breathwork practices and intention setting. When the circle begins, participants imbibe cannabis holding their intention and are then guided through a gentle relaxation before allowing the music set to evoke an experience of profound depth and personal meaning. We’ll then coach you through a Breathwork practice accompanied by evocative music. The journey lasts 2.5 hours and is followed by community sharing and integration time.
We’ll be greeting and checking in from 4:00 – 4:10 PM on Saturday February 25th welcoming our participants attending in person and others via Zoom. We ask you to be on time or 5 minutes early. To create a safe container, the doors will be closed once we begin the circle.
3:10 – 3:20 : Welcome
3:20 – 4:20 : Check In, Meditation and Instructions
4:30 – 7:00 : Conscious Cannabis Breathwork Journey
7:00 – 7:30 : Integration and Closing
We will be guiding you through this process to help you have a safe and sacred journey.
This event is 21+ and BYOW (Bring your Own Weed). Plan ahead on having a DD or using public transportation after the workshop.
Safety and Participation Agreement
Conscious Cannabis Circles are very safe but they’re not for everyone. Please take a moment to review our safety guidelines for this event.
If you are new to Cannabis or Breathwork please check-in with us before signing up so we can make sure it’s a good fit for you.
Let’s take a breath together.
In Person Santa Cruz CA: $100 (The Studio at Squid Row, 738 Chestnut St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060)
How to Prepare
An intentional practice with cannabis is a wonderful opportunity for inner healing and spiritual growth. In this sense we suggest doing some physical and emotional preparation when stepping into these experiences. Here are a few ideas:
- Eating light
- Walking in nature
- Yoga, stretching, light exercise, massages, etc.
- Reflecting on your intention: What brings you here today?
What to have at hand
- Comfortable clothes
- Yoga Mat or portable mattress
- Water or tea
- Cannabis implements: medicine, pipe/vape, paper, lighter
- Power object or personal item (optional)
- Snacks (optional)
Online Cohort Recommendations
You’ll need a stable internet connection. Make sure to have cables / charges at hand and test your tech before the journey. If you have good quality speakers connecting to them is an option, you can also use a headset. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom, it is a quick and easy download, but don’t wait until the last minute to get that set up. Lastly, if you live in a shared space, make sure you let others know that you will be exploring breathwork and might get vocal at times during the session.
Cannabis Blend & Recommendations
If you are new to cannabis, start low go slow. You can always add more along the way.
When doing your blend, If possible, try with 3 different strains or have 2 contrasting vape pens (2 strains, or sativa, indica, hybrid). During this Covid period some might prefer vaping over smoking to reduce stress in the lungs. We don’t recommend edibles unless you are very familiar with your medicine as they are not easy to dose. Their duration is longer than vaping or smoking and the onset varies between 45 mins and 4 hrs depending on the person. Know that only 1 cannabis strain or vape pen can take you very deep.
Personally, we love the mix of Grand Daddy Purple or Purple Punch (indica, purple notes, higher Linalool terpene %) and Blue Dreams (Sativa, pinene and limonene terpenes), we find it’s a heart opening blend.
We don’t want anyone to miss out from practicing due to lack of funds, so please send us a note if you need a scholarship.