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Transforming Addiction with Psychedelics & Integration: Shamanic Practices
PsychedeLiA’s Shamanic Practices workshop series hosts medicine people who share about the historical background, contemporary practices and integration of natural, indigenous psychedelics. The workshop is presented in an informative, interactive and intimate salon-style evening.The event is open to all who are interested in furthering their education on the safe uses of entheogens. Transforming Addiction with Psychedelics & Integration A Shamanic Practices Workshop by Charles Johnston Addiction is often viewed with a narrow lens of those suffering from substance abuse conditioning and yet that is so narrow to the suffering which is being felt by almost all humans. Yet some might argue that everyone has the addiction to desire. It appears those who are addicted to dangerous substances and those who suffer from the common ailments of life such as relationship, work, fulfillment issues, etc. are not all that different. Psychedelics have been used as agents of personal and collective healing and transformation for generations, providing an awareness of the core psychological issues that are at the root of suffering, affecting behavior and the human experience. This workshop will expound upon the universality of the nature of addictive conditioning and how psychedelics and mindful integration are potentially some the best tools for growth and liberation from addiction. Note: this workshop is educational only and does not include administration/use of substances of any kind. Bio: Charles Johnston has spent the last decade exploring the realms of consciousness after avoiding any altered states until the age of 22 due to a Mormon upbringing. Once the cracks appeared in the glass house reality it wasn't long before the shards of reality were littered in his wake. Going full force into experiencing all he could and with no guide other than Erowid, he extracted, grew, and experimented with any substance he could acquire. The freight train of life hit a rerouting and stopped in the middle of the darkness of heroin addiction. 3 years later, a journey to Mexico to treat his addiction using Ibogaine was left as a last resort. Now 6 years following this life-altering treatment, Charles has developed Ibogaine clinics, owned and operated an Ibogaine aftercare center, participated in the development of the world's largest plant medicine center, and now has been traveling down to Peru and Mexico for the experiencing and sharing of Ayahuasca and Sapo (Bufo). He is passionate about integration in a way that can only be seen through the lens that he has been constantly integrating on his own and with others for the last decade, through all the transformative experiences life loves to offers us on a rainbow-hued silver platter. Date: Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 Time: 7-9 pm Location: Kathmandu Boutique, back room 1844 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Guest receive 15% off all items in store. Cost: $22 pre-purchased, $27 at door Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transforming-addiction-with-psychedelics-integration-a-shamanic-practices-workshop-by-charles-tickets-50679406469 Limited to 25 participants. In Light! Very Important Disclaimer: We do not encourage or condone any illegal activities, the purchase, sale, transfer, or use of any illegal substances, or partaking in any unlawful activities related to illegal substances. Please do not bring, buy, sell, transfer, or arrive on any illegal substances, or swap information on how to acquire them. Thank you for respecting our safe community space.

Kathmandu Boutique

1844 Lincoln Blvd · Santa Monica, CA

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What we're about

Welcome to PsychedeLiA: Psychedelic Experience Integration in Los Angeles!

We are an inclusive community interested in psycho-spiritual uses of psychedelics and plant medicines. Together we offer and receive emotional support to those who have experimented with mind-altering substances and other states of consciousness. We share integration practices that encourage a sound return to a balanced state following psychedelic experiences. We also learn about the myriad ways psychedelics are currently used for various therapeutic purposes in shamanism and science alike. Locally, our events include sharing circles, shamanic workshops, educational courses, medicine retreats and more - all about safety, education and connection.

MUST READ: Very Important Disclaimer Our group does NOT encourage or condone any illegal activities, the purchase, sale, transfer, or use of any illegal substances, or partaking in any unlawful activities related to illegal substances. We DO NOT use illegal substances in our meetups. Please DO NOT use the group for references to ceremonies or where/how to find illegal substances, online and/or in person. DO NOT bring, buy, sell, transfer, or arrive on any illegal substances, or swap information on how to acquire them through the group, online and/or in person. Anyone who disregards these basic requests will be immediately removed and banned from the group, zero tolerance policy. Thank you for respecting our safe community space.

We welcome you to join if...

You have questions about psychedelic substances and don’t know who to talk to...

You are just returning from an ayahuasca medicine retreat, or need to prepare for one...

You experienced a challenging psychedelic trip and are not sure how to recover...

You want to make the most of an upcoming entheogenic journey and make sure you’re fully prepared...

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