Atava Garcia Swiecicki
with Atava Garcia Swiecicki
October 18, 2019
Atava Garcia Swiecicki, MA, RH (AHG). Atavaâ€™s healing work is guided by her Polish, Mexican, Hungarian and DinÃ© (Navajo) ancestors. She is inspired by her plants and counselled by her dreams. She is an herbalist, healer, and teacher who is dedicated to remembering the healing traditions of her ancestors and supporting others to reconnect with their ancestral medicine. She has been studying and practicing the healing arts since 1992 and has been trained in acupressure, Jin Shin JyutsuÂ®, herbal medicine and curanderismo. Atava has been mentored by western herbalists, Mexican curanderas and traditional indigenous healers. She is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild.
Atava has researched extensively the indigenous healing traditions of both her indigenous Mexican ancestors as well as her Polish Slavic ancestors. Her healing practice includes herbal medicine, flower essences, dream work, curanderismo and deep genealogy coaching. She works with clients both in person at her Oakland, California office and across the world online. She is the founder and lead instructor at the Ancestral Apothecary School of Herbal, Folk and Indigenous Medicine. She also produces a hand-crafted herbal product line and is currently working on a book based on her popular Curanderaâ€™s Toolkit class. Her websites are:and .