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Lion's Gate Cacao Ceremony

  • Assemblage 17 John Street New York, NY, 10038 United States (map)

During Lion’s Gate, there is a powerful portal that opens allowing us to explore a deeper layer of the collective consciousness and the energies of the Cosmos. We gather together to share the wisdom explored by our ancestors, communicating through sound and frequency to activate this portal and weave it into our human experience.

Join the exploration of ancient wisdom and practices to expand the sacred intelligence on an individual and collective level. We will gather around the essence of Cacao to connect us with the essence of the heart. Tapping into the elements of nature, using pranayama practice and sound meditation to dwell into this human experience from a deeper connection to the self and one another. Nourish your day with a practice that allows you to align your actions with your purpose in the here and now.

About the hosts:

Adrian DiMatteo is an international performing and recording artist, music educator and sound healer with over 17 years’ experience in the music world. He performs original songs and carries sacred chants and mantras from ancient native, tribal, and indigenous cultures. He is also the creator of “Guitar Chords Dictionary”, an iOS app for aspiring guitarists of all levels.

Adrian regularly facilitates and takes part in healing retreats and workshops around the world, including service for hospitals, senior centers, and children’s programs. He is a passionate educator who understands that creativity and heart-centered self-expression are keys to a healthy life.

Adrian sessions draw upon both technical academic expertise and ancient spiritual knowledge passed down by elders of the traditions, including his teacher Maestro Manuel Rufino of the Golden Drum in New York.


Florencia Fridman is a self-empowerment artist working with heart opening therapies involving holistic nutrition, Ceremonial Grade Cacao, yoga, sound journeys, and breath work as instruments for transformation; creating a safe vessel for self exploration. She works with T'zutujil Mayan elders from Guatemala, has been working with rebirthing (a breathing modality) since the age of 8. She graduated from Laughing Lotus Yoga Center in 2013. Since then she has been traveling internationally to places like Panama, Guatemala, Argentina, South Africa, and now Croatia to share her passion for wellness and Cacao.

Cost $35

Venmo: @florencia-fridman
Paypal: @fridmanflorencia@gmail.com

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