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Presentations, Trainings, & Cultural Consulting

Maestra Grace offers lectures, workshops, and presentations using PowerPoint, Indigenous storytelling, and ritual to fit the needs of mental health and healthcare organizations, hospitals, colleges and universities on a variety of topics, including:

  • NEW! Whole Health: An Ancient Concept in Curanderismo, Cultural Humility/Competency Training for Mental Health Providers.

  • Spiritual Self-Care for Health Care Providers

  • Providing Culturally Competent Care to Patients (for medical offices, hospitals, and healthcare providers)

  • Mexicans: Hispanic, Chicanos, or Native? Reflecting on self-identification and loss of culture, tribal identity, land, and  community

  • Curanderismo: Healing the Heart & Restoring the Spirit (Overview of Curanderismo System of Care)

  • Si Se Puede! Self-Care and Community Activism

  • Honoring Our Ancestors: Dia de Muertos - Day of the Dead. Depending on the needs of the organization or university, can be anywhere from a two-hour lecture to 1 or 2 day workshop.

  • How to Be a Good Relative. This lecture can be expanded to either a 1 or 2 day workshop and may include a talking circle. This topic is important especially for non-Native/Indigenous persons who wish to understand the effects of colonization on our health and in community building. May include discussion of Indigenous protocols, understanding land acknowledgement, and other relevant aspects of colonialism.

  • Grandmother Moon & the Sacred Feminine

  • Telling Our History, Reclaiming Our Traditions

  • The Teachings of Tonantzin: Natural Laws for Living in Balance


Cultural Consultant.

Maestra Grace provides culturally relevant advice, counsel, and support to Mexican, Chicano, Indigenous, Native and Non-Native individuals, in the workplace or in community organizations, who are affected by problems arising from cultural differences, in the following manner:​

  • Shares knowledge of traditional concepts and beliefs, protocols, spirituality, and healing practices;

  • Conducts spiritual ceremonies, as may be appropriate;

  • Advises on how aspects of traditional cultures can be compatible with requirements of the contemporary workplace;

  • Provides opportunities for staff and board members, administrators, and volunteers to become knowledgeable about and sensitive to the historical experiences of Indigenous peoples of Mexico and the United States, their contemporary situation, and their vision for themselves and their community.

  • Self-care for Physicians, Nurses, and Health Professionals

  • Mediates conflict resolution circles.

To schedule Maestra Grace for a speaking engagement or cultural consultation, please  send her a description of your organization's needs via email.

Disclaimer: The information contained on this website, including ideas, suggestions, techniques, methods, videos, social media postings, podcasts, courses, programs, events, products, services, resources, and other materials, is educational in nature and is provided only as general information and is not medical or psychological advice, opinion, diagnosis, or treatment. Lectures, pláticas, and classes are not meant to train, certify, and/or substitute the advice, diagnoses, and/or treatment of any medical, psychological, or psychiatric condition. Please consult your physician regarding the applicability of any information to your symptoms or medical condition and any alternative medicine techniques you use.

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