This is a series of online events that include ancestral ceremonies, meditative drawing as well as writing processes. These creative activities will help you to get to know yourself more deeply and step into a conscious relationship with your own Ancestors. You will make the invisible threads between yourself and your Ancestors visible, and trace all those connections with the tip of your pen. You will learn about your Family Lineages and receive Ancestral Wisdom through colors, shapes, as well as writing. With this series of workshops, you can establish a creative and healing relationship with your ancestors. 

We offer package deals if you join all the events (see prices below). Each event may also be booked individually (see descriptions for the single sessions below), and we offer special discounts if you choose to join both drawing and writing sessions.


Dates and what we will do in this series:

April 11th 1pm to 3.30pm (PDT): Intro to the series with Roots, becoming aware and tuning into our Ancestral as well as Roots in a general sense and how we can be nurtured by them - Drawing and Writing with Antje & Sama - click HERE for more Info​​​​​​​


April 18th 1pm to 3.30pm (PDT): Ancestral Lineages, exploring the 4 directions and attuning to Your 4 Primary Bloodlines - Drawing with Antje - click HERE for more Info​​​​​​​

April 25th 1pm to 3.30pm (PDT): Writing from the Womb with Your Ancestral Lineages - with Sama - click HERE for more Info


May 2nd 1pm to 3.30pm (PDT): Ancestral Mandala, harmonizing and connecting with Your Past 7 Generations - Drawing with Antje - click HERE for more Info

May 9th 1pm to 3.30pm (PDT): Writing from the Womb with the 7 Past Generations - with Sama - click HERE for more Info


May 16th 1pm to 3.30pm (PDT): Ancestral Portrait, remembering and connecting to a Known Ancestor - Drawing with Antje - click HERE for more Info​​​​​​​

May 23rd 1pm to 3.30pm (PDT): Writing from the Womb with your Known Ancestor - with Sama - click HERE for more Info

Connect to your Ancestors with Art and Ceremony.

"Ancestral Lineages" will focus on the Four Primary Blood Lines and explore these Lineages with drawing/writing processes. Learn more and see the options to book this workshop as a stand alone practice by clicking the button below.

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A word about Ceremony:


Before we begin with the actual drawing and/or writing process, we will guide you through an ancestral ceremony and deep meditation. This ceremony serves to create a safe and protected space for your journey. We will also ask for permission from your ancestors, and invite guidance for your individual process. You are invited to create the physical, emotional, and mental space for this ceremony.


Your may for example cleanse and decorate the physical space around you, create an altar, bring offerings for your ancestors, or prepare yourself in any other way you feel called. Trusting your inner guidance in this process will be the first step to take. At the end, we will again close with a ceremony, to ground the energies and bring the creative process to completion.


We will provide more detailed suggestions for these ceremonies once you have signed up.

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ANCESTRAL ARTS

Complete Package:

ALL 6 WORKSHOPS​​​​​​​ plus get the Intro Session as a FREE extra if you book before April 11th


price: $216


​​​​​​​recordings of all sessions will be available

PACKAGES:

Drawing Package:

ALL 3 DRAWING WORKSHOPS​​​​​​​ plus get the Roots Intro Session as a FREE extra if you book before April 11th


price: $108


​​​​​​​recordings of all sessions will be available

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We invite you to ask yourself this question and feel into your body, ask your emotions, and search your mind. In our introductory workshop, we will explore, reflect, feel into the sensation, the feeling, and the idea of rootedness. We will meditate with it, draw our roots in a conscious art process, write our roots from the center of our Womb Temple, and finally share our experiences and our work in a nurturing and supportive group space (this part is of course voluntary). 


In our introductory session on April 11th, we will look at roots in quite general sense and we invite you to get to know us (Antje and Sama) and our work.


This session will be offered on a donation base.

For more info, click the button below.

If you already know that you definitely want to join this series, check out our PACKAGE OFFERS below.

Introduction: How are you ROOTED?

More about each practice:

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"Ancestral Mandala" introduces a way to connect to the 7 Past Generations with drawing/writing processes. Learn more and see the options to book this workshop as a stand alone practice by clicking the button below.

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"Ancestral Portrait" works in a very intimate way with one specific and remembered, or known ancestor with drawing/writing processes. Learn more and see the options to book this workshop as a stand alone practice by clicking the button below.

About Your Facilitators:

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Antje Howard is an artist, guide, and teacher whose main goal is to support self-discovery in a creative way. In 2019, she found Neurographica® on her own creative healing journey, where she had to overcome self-doubt and perfectionism. Antje has an academic background in Education, Cultural Anthropology, and Political Sciences. She has worked with children, teens, as well as college students and adults. Antje has worked as a lecturer at Universities in Germany and Finland, teaching Artistic Research and Visual Anthropology. In 2015, Antje moved from Germany to the USA, where she lives with her husband in rural Northern California. She is the founder of the NeuroArtProject, where she offers her classes and courses with Neurographica® in her own unique way. Antje is also a dancer and QiGong teacher, she facilitates Women Circles, and works with Meditation, Energy Healing, as well as several different conscious art practices. All these practices influence her creative work. Antje is a trained Neurographica® Specialist, as well as Neurographica® ​​​​​​​Specialist for Children and Youth and a licensed Neurographica® Trainer.

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Sama Morningstar founded the Womb Centered Healing Temple in 2018 as a collaborative space to support people of all genders to learn about the importance of our experiences in and of the womb, heal the wounds inflicted on all of us by the womb abuse perpetrated within gender based hierarchies in society, and reclaim the power of the traditions of womb reverence that predate these systems.  Out of her own personal journey healing from early childhood trauma founded in the domination model of relationship between men and women, she has emerged with a passionate devotion to remember, re-activate, and re-establish Womb Power as our center of personal power and inner guidance.  Writing has been a consistent ally in her healing process and she has been leading weekly Writing from the Womb workshops for close to a year now in which she combines her visionary healing meditation journeys with the writing process, giving voice to ancestral and womb wisdom that has been silenced for far too long.  She loves to share her experience of how living in embodied Womb Wisdom creates an abundant fountain of vitality that can nourish our dreams of correcting the course of humanity away from self destruction towards harmonious communion and belonging in the ecology of life.

Find out more about Sama and her work: http://wombcenteredhealing.com/​​​​​​​


If you are interested in learning more about what is behind Ancestral Arts, here is a conversation that I had with Sama about how this entire Ancestral Arts Series came about and our ideas about combining Ancestral Ceremonies with drawing and writing.