Honoring Our Ancestors

Annual Herbal Conference

Dover, TN
May 25-27th 2018



Friday May 25th
Registration 9am -1:00 pm
Free Time 1pm -1:45 pm
Welcome/Opening Ceremony 2pm - 3:15 pm
Evening Registration 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Free Time 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Optional Classes 3:30 pm -5:00 pm
Belly Dancing Workshop (Goddess Temple or Sacred Semi Circle)
Orisha Song Workshop (at the lake)
Yoni Steam Workshop (main temple)
Dinner 5:30 pm -6:30 pm
New Moon Money Pouring (Yeye Teish) 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Free Time 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pipe Ceremony (Flora Domenis) 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
Free Time 9:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Sweat Lodge Ceremony (Sobande Greer) 10:15 pm - until pre-register

Saturday May 26th
Breakfast 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Amanda David Workshop 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free Time 11:00 am - 12 noon
Lunch 12 noon -1:00 pm
Lucretia Van Dyke Workshop 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Shana Nunnelly Workshop 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Free Time 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Optional Classes 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Kemetic Yoga Workshop (main temple)
Shana Nunnelly Workshop pt 2 (Sacred Semi Circle)
Orisha Song Workshop (at the lake)

Dinner 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free Time 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Ruth 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Free Time 9:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Sweat Lodge Ceremony 10:15 pm - until pre-register

Sunday Schedule May 27th
Breakfast 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Free Time 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Flora Domenis Workshop 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Free Time 9:45 am - 10:00 am
Karen Culpepper Workshop 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Free Time 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Lunch /Check Out of Rooms 12 noon - 1:00 pm
Yeye Luisah Teish Workshop 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Closing Ceremony 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Note: Participants can schedule appointments for a variety of services with vendors & teachers that will be offered throughout the weekend. Prices and fees are the direct responsibility of the participant. These costs are not associated with Sacred Waters Retreat.
Please be advised the cash is the best method of payment, as cell phone service at this location is not good for credit or debit purchases unless you have

Brandon Springs Group Center
226 Brandon Springs Rd

Dover, TN 37058


Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area manages over 170,000 acres of forests, wetlands, and open lands on a peninsula between Kentucky and Barkley lakes in Western Kentucky and Tennessee.

With 300 miles of natural shoreline, lake access provides idyllic settings for camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, and water sports.

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area draws visitors from around the world to escape into nature.


Lodging is bunk bed dormitory style, bare mattress. You can bring your own bed linen or rent linen (pillow,pillowcase, fitted sheet & blanket) for a additional fee. Welcome packets containing all this information and more will be emailed to all participants 2 weeks prior to the retreat.

Conference Includes


All Inclusive

Registration, Lodging, Meals, all activities & rituals.

Carpool ridshare board
Apply for a partial Sacred Waters Scholarship:

Children: Due to the level of transparency that is often revealed through trauma, current issues and genetic inheritance, young women age 16 & up can attend this retreat. This event is intentionally designed so that women can focus on themselves without any external distractions.

Sacred Emporium

We are looking for quality women owned business to participate in our sacred market place: – Indoor & Outdoor Space is available. Space is limited. Contact the Exhibitor Coordinator for more information:



The Sacred Waters Retreat is seeking assistance from businesses, corporations and individuals who would like to support the goal of the event by becoming a sponsor at one of our amazing sponsorship levels. We would love to begin a dialogue with anyone who is serious. We are seeking those who appreciate the work we are doing in the field of herbalism and health as we destroy the myths, barriers and stereotypes for women of color and the communities they live in. All Sponsorship Inquiries should be directed to: swrsponsorship@gmail.com

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