This interactive workshop will share African Yoruba chants, movements, wisdom and healing of the forces of Nature known as The Orisha. One will gain a greater understanding of how to bring the healing powers of the Orisha into their daily lives through song, ritual & reverence.
Taught by Nana Sula Spirit
Sliding Scale $20-35
~ Registration is encouraged b/c classes fill up; call the shop at (504) 488-4425.
~ We have a 24 hr refund cancellation policy, so please let us know if you can't make it!
About the Instructor — Nana Sula Spirit, Woman of Peace, is a Singer, Songwriter, Author, Entrepreneur, Artist, Producer, Birth Doula, Professor and Priestess of Light. She was initiated in Ghana, West Africa as a traditional healer in 2007 and has studied African Spiritual Traditions since 1985. In 2014, Sula Spirit authored and produced the Book & CD Project entitled Spirit of the Orisha – a Yoruba Song preservation project. Sula is currently a Professor of Sacred Music at the Ifa University in Washington, D.C. and is founding Priestess of the Temple of Light Ile de Coin-Coin — a Temple of power for the elevation of souls located in the Musicians Village. Sula holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with distinguished honors in African Studies and English Literature from Rutgers University in New Jersey (1994). She has traveled extensively throughout Africa and the Caribbean and has been a volunteer with Operation Crossroads Africa participating in community development projects on the Continent since 1991. She is a Singer/Songwriter with the World Beat/Reggae band Zion Trinity and recently recorded her solo CD in Tanzania, East Africa entitled “Mungu ni Muweza”. In addition, Sula Spirit is a Mardi Gras Indian Medicine Queen with the Mandingo Warriors – the Spirit of Fi-Yi-Yi, a member of the Mardi Gras Indian Queens of the Nation Society, and a Board Member of the Congo Square Preservation Society. She is available for House/Business Blessings, Libations, Marriage Ceremonies, Burial Rites/Funerals, Naming Ceremonies, Baby Christenings, Spiritual Counseling/Prayers, Readings, Orisha Song Classes & Workshops, Spiritual Paintings and much more.