Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Season 1 – Episode 3 – Chris Kilham

Join Chris Kilham for a discussion on the powerful interaction between psychedelic substances and the yogic arts. Dedicated to supporting indigenous cultures and promoting plant medicine, Chris will call upon his half-century of experience in yoga and meditation to enlighten participants on the powerful benefits of combining yoga and psychedelics. Date: Tuesday, October 6th Time: …

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Ego Dissolution: Insight Into Meaning Cultivating Wisdom

According to the early Buddhist, most of us are like junkies, fuelled by desire into addictive behaviour. The particular addiction that we suffer from is self-authorship. We are however, in the final analysis fictions who would live better lives if we gave up desire, and were motivated by compassion instead. In recent times, society has …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Season 2 – Episode 2 – Dr. McKenna, Dr. Standish and Dr. Hale

Could ayahuasca integrated psychotherapy offer a viable treatment option in the battle against substance abuse and other addiction-based behaviours? Join us and our panel of experts, Dr. Dennis McKenna, Dr. Leanna Standish and Dr. Victoria Hale, as we explore critical questions regarding the western adoption of Ayahuasca-assisted therapy. Date: Tuesday, September 29th Time: 3:00 PM …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Season 2 – Episode 1 – Rick Doblin

Join founder and executive director of MAPS, Rick Doblin, Ph.D., for an update on the Capstone Project and what it took to reach this amazing fundraising milestone. Rick will discuss the future implications for MDMA-assisted psychotherapy, now that the necessary funds have been raised to make this medicine a reality.  Date: Tuesday, September 22nd Time: …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 14 – Wade Davis

Wade Davis is a renowned explorer and expert in ethnography and ethnobotany, as well as a filmmaker, photographer, professional speaker, and writer. Davis’ body of work is an ode to the diversity among landscapes, peoples, and cultural practices, including the use of plants and psychoactive substances in sacred rituals. In the next episode of Examining …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 13 – Dr. Bia Labate

Dr. Bia Labate is a Brazilian anthropologist and a leading expert on ayahuasca culture. It is this specialization, alongside her study of shamanism and plant medicine, that we’re excited to explore in the next episode of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance. Dr. Labate will discuss the implications of Ayahuasca’s soaring popularity, including sustainability, safety and socioeconomic …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 12 – Monnica Williams

The twelfth webinar will feature Dr. Monnica Williams, a clinical psychologist, associate professor, and esteemed researcher. Monnica will discuss the need to expand psychedelic medicine to communities of colour, along with considerations and implications specific to racialized communities. Date: Tuesday, August 11th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST) …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 11 – Kuauhtli Vasquez

Kuauhtli Vasquez is a Roadman, Sundancer and conductor of traditional Mexica ceremonies, which often involve the ritualistic use of plant medicine. In the upcoming edition of Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance, Kuauhtli will discuss the importance of our connection with nature and preserving indigenous Mesoamerican cultures. Date: Tuesday, August 4th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM …

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Examining the Psychedelic Renaissance Episode 10 – Duncan Trussell

Our guest this coming Tuesday will be Duncan Trussell, host of The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast and co-creator of Midnight Gospel – an animated series based on his podcast. Duncan will discuss the success of Midnight Gospel and his experiences with psychedelics. Date: Tuesday, July 28th Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST (6:00 …

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