Awakening 2023 Saturday Program

Healing Lives and Healing the World

HAZY LA • 138 N. San Fernando Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90031

July 27–29, 2023


Saturday, July 29, 2023

Conference Room

10:00 – 10:40 AM
Achieving Supernatural Performance with Psychedelics
Psychedelics have been proven to be effective as tools for healing, but can they unlock powers that go beyond improving spiritual connection and mental health? Can psychedelics transform the limits of athletic and personal performance. Hear from two world champion athletes who have used psychedelics not only for enhancing their personal well-being, but for achieving supernatural performance as professional athletes. Moderator: Sky Karasik Speakers: Ian McCall- Scientific Researcher & Performance Coach and Mark “The Shark” Irwin- Undefeated Pro Bare Knuckle Boxer • • • 11:00 – 11:40 AM
The Microdose Summit
Microdosing psychedelics is the practice of consuming very low, sub-hallucinogenic doses of a psychedelic substance, such as psilocybin-containing mushrooms, LSD, Mescaline, or Ayahausca. The benefits reported include increased productivity and creativity, as well as relief from pain, anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Learn how to prepare and integrate this powerful new healing modality and the protocol needed to maximize results. Moderator: Sky Karasik Speakers: Cristianna Hougland- Founder/CEO Mushee Medicinal and Jenica Romero- Entheogenic Integration Specialist, Microhuasca • • • 12:00 – 12:40 PM
Tapping the Incredible Healing Power of Cannabis
Cannabis is a psychedelic. The earliest recorded use of Cannabis goes back to 15th Century BC in China and throughout world a few centuries later. It was revered as a powerful plant medicine that was used for both medical and spiritual purposes. It is only in the last few decades that it has been demonized for political reasons. Explore the power of Santa Maria and how to approach this psychedelic to unlock its potential to enhance our lives physically and spiritually. Moderator: Sky Karasik Speakers: Carlos Grisales- Messenger of Light Skye Weaver- Earth, Medicine, & Women’s Leadership Mentor, Psychedelic CannAbyss Facilitator, Psychedelic Self-Care Specialist, Adam Grossman- Founder & Chairman, Papa & Barkley • • • 1:00 – 1:40 PM
Curing Addiction with Ibogaine
Clinical trials are confirming what traditional plant medicine practitioners have known for centuries. Ibogaine has the power to cure a variety of addictions including alcohol, opioids, meth, heroin, and more. Hear the from psychedelic researchers and medical practitioners who report the freedom from substance abuse in just one therapeutic session. Learn how Ibogaine is more successful in freeing individuals from addiction then then existing approaches. Moderator: Sky Karasik Speakers: Aeden Smith-Ahearn-Psychedelic Connoisseur, CEO & Founder Experience Ibogaine Treatment Center, Wolf Purnananda Jowers-Transformationalist Specialist and Vicky Dulai • • • 2:00 – 2:40 PM
How to Prepare for a Psychedelic Experience or Ketamine
Unlike many other medications and drugs, to receive the full benefits from the psychedelic experience requires substantial preparations. Indigenous people refer to the preparation process as a dieta. This dieta includes a variety of practices that prepare us physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Learn both traditional and modern techniques that will have a dramatic effect on the quality of yoru healing experience with psychedelics. Moderator: Sky Karasik Speakers: Dennis Notten-Medicine Man, Tony Perzow- CEO & Founder, Sense of Self Institute • • • 3:00 – 3:40 PM
Secrets for Integrating Psychedelic Experience in Your Life
Psychedelics possess the potential to change your life. The only way to unlock that potential is to integrate the knowledge and healing into your daily life. Integration is both an art and a science and requires attention and planning. This panel of experts offer strategies and techniques to ensure the insights, breakthroughs, and the healing potential during your session is realized as more peace, joy, and health in your life. Be prepared to take notes. Moderator: Sky Karasik Speakers: Mychal Prieto- Holistic Lifestyle & Psychedelic Integration Coach, Tony Perzow- CEO & Founder, Sense of Self Institute, Mr. Snow- Lightworker • • • 4:00 – 4:40 PM
Our Fight for Religious Freedom
America was founded on the principle of religious liberty. Yet today, even with clinical studies confirming the efficacy of psychedelics in facilitating or enhancing spiritual experiences, thousands of individuals are incarcerated for their religious practices. The fact the vast majority of these sacraments are plants and natural substance makes this prohibition by the government event more egregious. Here from the frontline leaders who are fighting for our freedom. Moderator: Matthew Dunehoo- Video Journalist Speakers: Greg Lake- Trial and Appellate Attorney, Co-Founder/Lead Oracle Church of the Sacred Synthesis, Ian Benouis- Co-Founder Church of Psilomethoxin, Shane Norte-Founder & Spiritual Leader of Church of the People for Creator & Mother Earth • • • 5:00 – 5:40 PM
Psychedelic Accessibility and Reciprocity Update
All psychedelics, including Cannabis, are classified as Schedule 1 drugs, which are substances that have no current accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. Other Schedule 1 drugs are heroin, methamphetamine, fentanyl and oxycodone. The successful decriminalization of magic mushrooms in many jurisdictions and movement towards legalization in others is giving us hope. Hear from the people who are fighting the good fight on the front lines. Moderator: Mathew Dunehoo- Video Journalist Speakers: Courtney Barnes- Counsel, Feldman Legal Advisors PLL, Frank Chavez-UCSB Psychedelic Club Alumni, Ariel Clark, Clark-Howell LLC, and Justin Natoli Psychotherapist; member of the Chacruna Institute’s Women, Gender Diversity, and Sexual Minorities working group; founder of the Queer Medicine Community  

6:30 – 7:00 PM


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7:15 – 7:45 PM

Amir Ouaddi

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8:00 – 8:30 PM

Mr. Snow

in Order of Appearance

Sky Karasik

Ian McCall

Mark “The Shark” Irwin

Cristianna Hougland

Jenica Romero

Carlos Grisales

Adam Grossman

Aeden Smith-Ahearn

Wolf Purnananda

Vicky Dulai

Dennis Notten

Tony Perzow

Mychal Prieto

Matthew Dunehoo

Greg Lake

Ian Benouis

Shane Norte

Courtney Barnes

Frank Chavez

Ariel Clark

The Portal

Music & Arts Gallery

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10:00 – 10:40 AM

Alchemy Sound Healing by Delia Hogan

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11:00 – 11:40 AM

Santa Maria Guide Meditation-For Balance Between the Masculine & Feminine by Carlos Grisales

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12:00 – 12:40 AM

Malia Nicole & Danny Byrne

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1:00 – 1:40 PM

How to Grow Your Own Mushrooms

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2:00 – 2:40 PM

Mr. Snow

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3:00 – 3:40 PM


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4:00 – 4:40 PM

Amir Ouaddi

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5:00 – 6:00 PM

Erick Casano


Peace in our minds
Love in our hearts 
Creativity in our Expression


Psychedelics are gifts for healing ourselves and the planet.
Psychedelics should be decriminalized universally.
We must all work to raise the public perception of psychedelics.