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South African Indigenous Healing Workshop
August 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM$120
Come and Spend a day with me talking about the indigenous healing technology of Southern African Shamans – the Sangoma.
My name is Soozi, my ancestors name is “Gogo Stefanus”, I am an initiated Traditional Healer (Sangoma) and Teacher (Gobela) in the Thokoza tradition and have been practicing this work for 12 years.
Rituals & modalities in Southern African traditional healing.
❖ World view and ancestral healing
❖ How do the Sangomas heal? Types of healing rituals and ceremonies
❖ Types of healers & modalities (“Witchdoctors”, Sangoma (diviner & spirit healers, mediums), Inyanga (herbalists), Prophets (prayers), Abalozi (whistlers), Water healers, Midwives etc.)
❖ Steps/levels: Twsasa (initiate), Intern, Graduate, Gobela (teacher), Sanusi (elder)
❖ Types of ancestors and spirits, Bushmen & West African traditions, Afro-fusion traditions
Items for sale: I will bring some herbs beads and traditional items for sale. (between $ 3 – 10) please bring extra cash for these.
❖ Rituals / Readings / consultations: * bookings for healing rituals on the 12th after the workshops can be requested. *Due to time constraints, no rituals are participated in during workshops.
What to bring:
❖ Packed lunch & snacks
❖ Water bottle, note book & pen
❖ A candle, altar or mesa cloth, some loose tobacco or snuff, smudge or incense and a small bottle of alcohol
❖ Pillow to sit on and blanket if cool
❖ Your notes – printed out or on your electronic device (notes will be dropped in Dropbox)
Details: Refreshments will be provided but no lunch. A Dropbox link to the notes will be e-mailed before the workshop.
Cost $120 – All payments are due in full 48 hours before the start of the workshop. 50% deposit with registration secures your place. No refunds on cancellations later than 48 hours as preparations are made for you in advance.
All materials and content of the workshops are copyrighted and may not be reproduced.
The workshop does not qualify you to be a Traditional healer, thus no certificate is handed out. The workshop is for information purposes only.
Space is limited and registrations are a must! Thank you in Advance