Trained as an Ethnobotanist, Clinical Herbalist, Nutritionist, in voice and various energetic healing modalities, Manda Pendleton propagates the roots of deep healing and wholistic sustainable nourishment. Manda offers this wisdom as a vibrant researcher, educator, artist and universal servant working for the benefit of all beings. She offers her voice in both kirtan, ancient chants and earth songs to sweeten the space and deepen our vibratory energetic connection with life. Manda practices SGI-Nichiren's Buddhism, reiki, qigong internal energetics and various bodyworks. She is a beekeper and apitherapist practicing bee venom sting therapy, Flower essence practitioner and a Gem therapist using as above so below as an analogy for the microcosm/microcosm unity we all share and believes that we have the power to heal ourselves and can do so by embracing a wholistic sustainable Love drenched reality of truth. Come and meet or deepen your relationship with the local plants, used for food and medicine since time immemorial, listen with your heart, with every step, every breath and nature will bless your soul abundantly. Manda's first voice recording - Cosmic Roots is a collaboration with Oakland dubstep DJ and producer , lotus drops which mashes ancient chants with electronica for a fresh And exciting change of perspective. Manda is a sustainable natural health consultant for both individuals and businesses, currently planning an online training program for plant medicine , nutrition and sustainable health. Her first publication "Herban Wild Weeds 4 Food as Medicine" is in the works as well as ethnobotanical consulting jobs and humanitarian service around the globe. She is ecstatic to be a part of the wanderlust staff this season and share her passionate soul, knowledgeable mind , contagious laughter and all-encompassing Love with you.
Manda is leading two hikes, "The Birds & the Bees; the Flowers & the Trees!" and "Bee Wild Plant Pranyama." At "The Birds & the Bees; the Flowers & the Trees!", join Manda for a lively jaunt in the wilderness to celebrate this blessed Earth. Connect deeper in meditation, breathe in accordance, clear your mind, raise your voice, and the spirit of healing shall follow. Manda will also share her experience with apitherapy - the magick medicine of the bees.
For her "Bee Wild Plant Pranyama" hike, join Manda Pendleton in a lively wilderness jaunt to meet and greet our green friends and connect with the energy of our home , the Mother Earth for the healing of both our sakes. Combine your breath & voice in ancient chant and earth song to vibrate gratitude, to deeply honor and give reciprocity to the wild plants, as well as empower in more meaningful connection to all of life, embracing wellness thru traditional and intuitive exercises and meditations, with a healthy dose of laughter, luv and light.
Please bring a journal if u like to take notes! <3