Course Information

Module 1 - The Spiritual Aspects of Food, Herbs & Community - Overview, Origin Stories, Cosmology Similarity; Our Connection to Nature, Earth & the universe.

Module 2 - Appetizers: Fritters, Hush Puppies and Acorn Bread -  Snacks are a great way to create community, to entertain & delight the palate. They are often divinity favorites and multi-dimensional crowd-pleasers. Learn the importance of recreating ancestral treats that soothe the soul.

Module 3 - Soups: Alphabet in a Bowl - Soups are not only dishes of resistance but a healthier option for the entire body, especially when you make your own. This module introduces you to the revolution of food sovereignty.

Module 4 - Salads: Bread and Butter Issues - Salads are one of the easiest ways to boost your energy, immune system & vibrations. Come fall in love with fresh vegetables and fruit. This is medicine at its best.

Module 5 - Main Dishes: For Collard Girls When the Rainbow Isn't Enough -  This module breaks down the significance of what a main meal looks like and it's role in helping keep our households united and strong.

Module 6 - Dessert: A Desserted Army -  Let's explore inexpensive ways to reward ourselves with sweet treats. We will take a look at the journey and impact of sweets as a food for respect rather than lack. Learn how to balance flavors and your hormones using spices.

Module 7 - Drinks: Follow the Drinking Gourd -  Alcohol has been used by man's side throughout history. From distillation to fermentation we will discuss how alchol is used in ritual, medicine &much more.

Module 8 - Celebration |Graduation

What Else is Included:

  • 8 Live Classes (2hrs long)
  • Interactive Q & A with teachers & guest instructors
  • Replays Available  for 2 weeks 
  • Access to private Cook, Cure & Conjure online Community to continue the conversation and sharing of stories, reciepes and more.
  • Discounts for upcoming classes, courses, programs, events and retreats of our sponsors
  • Beautiful Course Workbook ( e-download or paperback - your choice)
  • Book, Herb & Spice Resource List

Meet Your Teachers

Priestess Flora Domenis Cook

Flora Domenis is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Practitioner. She specializes in holistic ancestral lifestyle, nutrition and psychology.

Born of mixed race (both sides being ethnic minorities), from a very young age, she has been exposed to the importance of diversity, human rights and conservation of customs and languages for cultural identity.

With over 30 years of experience infused by Universal Earth Traditions from around the globe, she currently works as a teacher, interpreter, coach, counselor, consultant and facilitator to individuals, groups and institutions, internationally.

She has lectured at various conferences and seminars as well as hosted many healing retreats in the Americas. She is fluent in 5 languages and has worked with renowned teachers of all ages and walks of life.

Her goal is to share Nature’s wisdom and benefits, through the lenses of ancestral insight, authentically and practically with all those around her to bring about a more balanced paradigm of modern living that will enable equity, cooperation and understanding across all cultural connotations worldwide.

As a returnee now reunited with her birthplace and maternal lineage, she offers ‘Signi-PHI Travels’ to those who seek to explore (their) African heritage through the lenses of Africa’s Ancient Wisdom translated for modern living (SigniPHI_travels).

Since her early years in corporate management and later as business owner, Flora has earned an extensive background in people management. Adding her innate diplomatic skills, extensive travels and field research, she has developed in-depth knowledge and experience in community building.

Her passion for Life and Nature and her appreciation of ethnic wealth and art have reached a pinnacle in the creation of her Nigerian NGO, GOLDEN LEGACY, which genuinely seeks to achieve the ambitious vision of inspiring a new generation of West African community leaders.

Iya Angelique "Sobande" Greer Cure

Iya Sobande, a 5th generation Master Herbalist, Holistic Nutritionist, and Wellness Strategist, is based in the Kentucky-Tennessee region. She is also a proud veteran of the United States Army, having served during Desert Storm. In 1992, she made history by founding the first African American School of Herbalism in the United States - The NCB School of Herbalism & Holistic Health.

In addition to her foundational work, Iya Sobande is the visionary powerhouse behind several transformative initiatives. These include the Sacred Waters Retreat, Cook Cure & Conjure, Legacy Tea Blends, and The Afro Botany Immersion Conference held in Costa Rica. Each of these ventures reflects her commitment to holistic health, cultural heritage, and spiritual growth.

Iya Sobande’s academic credentials are equally impressive. She is a proud graduate of Austin Peay State University, where she earned undergraduate degrees in Communications, Public Relations, and Health & Nutrition. Furthering her expertise, she is a Certified Natural Health Professional with the Trinity School of Natural Health. She also holds the title of Holistic Health Consultant from the International Board of African Thinkers & Healers Inc., and the Ghana Traditional Healers Association, under the guidance of the world-renowned Dr. Llaila O. Afrika ND.

Over the past 30 years, Iya Sobande’s contributions to the field of holistic health have been widely recognized. Her products, services, workshops, and literary publications have been featured in esteemed platforms such as Traditional Medicinals’ “Female Trailblazers of American Herbalism”, Black Enterprise Magazine, The Country Music Awards Association, Urban Network Magazine, and the National Coffee & Tea Trade Journal. She has also been listed in Who’s Who in Alternative Healthcare and has been a guest on a variety of radio shows, podcasts, and other publications.

Iya Sobande’s work extends beyond borders. She has traveled the globe, lecturing, and presenting workshops and rituals on herbal medicine from both a historical and spiritual perspective. Her passion for healing and education continues to inspire and transform lives around the world.

Iya Sobande’s work has had a profound impact on marginalized communities, as she has provided a platform for the study and practice of Indigenous African Earth Medicine. This has opened opportunities for individuals from these communities to access and learn about traditional healing practices through the various initiatives. Iya Sobande continues to create safe spaces for learning, healing, and community building. Her platforms not only provide education and resources but also foster a sense of belonging and empowerment among participants for generations to come.

High Priestess YeYe Luisah Teish Conjure

Yeye Teish is an Iyanifa and Oshun chief in the Yoruba tradition. She is one of the most well-

known Yoruba priestesses worldwide, celebrated internationally in Goddess circles as a writer

and ritual-maker, and author of most notably Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals. She’s quite literally a legendary woman of great character and exceeding positive impact for this generation and all time.

Mark Your Calendar!

7 -9 pm CSTSeptember 9th, 2024

Module 1

7-9 pm CSTSeptember 16, 2024

Module 2

7-9 pm CSTSeptember 23, 2024

Module 3

7-9 pm CSTSeptember 30, 2024

Module 4

7-9 pm CSTOctober 7, 2024

Module 5

7-9 pm CSTOctober 14, 2024

Module 6

7-9 pm CSTOctober 21, 2024

Module 7

7-9 pm CSTOctober 28th, 2024

Module 8

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