Morgan Yakus, is a 20 year fashion veteran and former owner of No.6 store in New York’s Little Italy, she experienced everything she wanted to do before leaving fashion, including styling Lauryn Hill’s for her Miss Education Tour, PR for Gucci and designing and curating vintage inspiration for many influential designers. Her natural departure from fashion gave way to her truest calling as a Human Cartographer and bicoastal wellness expert who works with clients around the world, facilitating active meditation, modern integrative hypnosis and helping people map the life they desire. NLP and past life regression supported with a foundation of Mind Mapping and neuroscience techniques. She has been listed top five healers by VOGUE to the fashion world. To read more about her work check out the recent GOOP interview. She had the honor of being certified in past life regression with Dr. Brian Weiss (Many Lives Many Masters). She has hosted workshops in NY, LA and London, as well as monthly at the Soho House and Free People Escapes among others. With this work she has created hypnotic art experiences at The Sound Thought Festival in Glasgow, Scotland, Obonjan Island, Croatia and held a healing residency at the Ace Hotel in New York & CAP Beauty. Morgan has written for and has been featured in publications such as VOGUE, Elle UK, GOOP, Man Repeller, Well + Good, Mind Body Green, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Free + Native and more.  www.morganyakus

JESSA BLADES is a celebrity makeup artist, herbalist and wellness expert and pioneer in the natural beauty movement. Well before entire media platforms were dedicated to dissecting the toxicity of the modern woman’s beauty regimen, Jessa was busy testing and developing her very own clean beauty line of skincare and herbal tea. Jessa launched Blades Natural Beauty in 2008, marking the beginning of a fifteen year journey to educate and empower women to heal themselves (and their skin) from the inside out using food, herbs, and the best products products available. In addition to coaching her clients one-on-one through simple plant-based beauty and food routines, Jessa has expanded her practice to workshops and masterclass trainings to educate inspire with a focus on wellness, cannabis, natural beauty, Ayurveda, and food-as-medicine. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, VOGUE, Well + Good, Glamour, Mind Body Green, Refinery29, and Into the Gloss to name a few.


4:00PM – 6:00PM


In this workshop, Morgan Yakus a modern hypnotist, NLP practitioner and wellness expert and Jessa Blades celebrity makeup artist, herbalist and pioneer in the natural beauty movement, come together to share their combined knowledge:

To reconnect to the self in the present moment and design your future self using the teachings of herbs, self care rituals and short cut techniques to dispel old patterns.

Morgan and Jessa will use plants and flowers to guide you to uncover what the present and future self wants and needs, creating clarity to uncover what feels good and true in any aspect of your life.

Working with one of three plants:

  • Rose to soften and create healthy boundaries
  • Lemon Balm for grief
  • joy and merriment in the heart and Mugwort to dream your best self.

We will drink the plant, revel in the smell and journey using the plant as an ally in an active meditation accessing and creating a transformation. Space will be created for you to formulate your own bath soak which will support sealing your intention in after the workshop. Taking away a restored balance in the body, mind and spirt strengthening the connection to activate all of your senses and step into all of who you want to become.