Mindfulness, Indigenous Prophecy and Toltec Medicine in the time of COVID
with Author, Spiritual Teacher, and Healer Brenda Salgado
Thursday, 16 July
7pm CDT (time zone converter)
As we face the unknown during this pandemic, how might mindfulness practices and Toltec teachings help us to understand this particular moment we are in as humanity? Join Brenda Salgado, spiritual teacher and healer, for guided practices for overwhelm and grief, and cultivating presence in a time of ungroundedness. Brenda will also share about indigenous teachings about this time as a portal for deep personal and collective transformation, and the importance of inviting in a new story and ancient questions about what it means to be human.
Brenda Salgado is the author of Real World Mindfulness for Beginners: Navigate Daily Life One Practice at a Time. She is the founder of Nepantla Consulting, where she offers public speaking, workshops, trainings, ceremony and healing sessions to individuals, foundations, corporations and community organizations. Brenda is currently in the process of establishing the Nepantla Center for Healing and Renewal. In the past, Brenda has served as the Director of the East Bay Meditation Center, as Senior Fellow at Movement Strategy Center, and Associate Director at Wisdom and Money, and has served on the boards of Lion’s Roar Foundation, Kids for the Bay, and Unity San Leandro.
She has over 20 years of experience in leadership development, nonprofit management, spiritual teaching, movement building, women’s health, and environmental and social justice. Trained by Purepecha, Xochimilco, Toltec and other indigenous elders in traditional medicine, Brenda draws on the healing powers of the natural world to guide her work as a spiritual leader. She is committed to co-creating a society filled with wholeness and beauty.