Welcome to Soul Care University!
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We are a Folk Wisdom, Education, Healing and Empowerment Center. SCU’s main purpose is to Support, Educate and Empower (S.E.E.) our communities and individuals embrace holistic and earth-centered living. As we step more fully into our truth, we are reclaiming our indigenous values, wisdom and technologies from all systems, including our own minds, that are rooted in oppression. We are ready to deeply care for our Souls.
We are striving to highlight and amplify the voices of Black, Indigenous, and Folks of Color community leaders, by curating a collective of wisdom keepers that represent these communities. Through our ancestral voices, we are here to support ALL of our communities thrive for the betterment of the collective.
Many of our courses and online programs are intended to support ALL peoples. Our Wisdom Keepers present all courses from a conscious cultural lens.
Courses and programs that are BI & Poc exclusive, will be labeled as such. All other courses are for anyone who aligns.
We are in an expansive phase of our growth as we seek out Wisdom Keepers to offer courses in our expanding subject areas.
Our Guiding Principles:
Honor the Indigenous ways
Embrace Growth and Change
Act with Integrity and Have a Positive Impact
Focus on Strengths
Cultivate Healthy Partnerships
Value the Wisdom of the Seasons
We have several subject course areas: earth centered living, soul healing/care, meditation, folk medicine courses and lectures, and wholistic business leadership.
We provide supportive superVision/Mentorship for medicine healers, soul healing programs for black women, and we facilitate Black Indigenous and People of Color community sacred spaces.
Soul Care University is a distance learning institution that 1s deeply committed to teaching Folk Medicine from a Indigenous perspective, while providing opportunities for deep healing.
Our future endeavors:
In 2022 we hope to add 5 guest faculty members and their offerings. We also have an inaugural advisory council and look forward to curating more community partnerships.
Conscious Black Girls Envisioning Online Membership is Always ready for you!
CBGE is an exclusive community for conscious Black Women getting in touch with our unique needs and desires. By connecting as a community, we are healing from the past and visioning the future from our power places. Will you allow yourself to be supported in a way that has been calling your soul for years? Enrollment now! Follow this link below to learn more.
The Well Women' s Gathering
I have been facilitating women's retreats for 30 years. The retreats started out as day retreats at my home, and evolved to other locations several days. Over the years these gatherings have deepened as I have deepened in my teachings and experiences. When covid hit, I stopped doing in person gatherings and have not done anything in 3 years. I am excited to once again connect with women in this way. The deep healing from gatherings I host are profound, as this is the energy that I hold and the field that I create. Our next gathering will be Nov 10 - 13, 2022. Registration as started.
If you are interested in our next event, please email me email@example.com and request more information for The Well.
Our Schools of Wisdom
Looking for our programs and courses? Click one of the icons below and you will be guided to the appropriate school to view our current offerings.
SCU School for Soul-Preneurship
Soul-preneurial Support for Sacred Healers and Wisdom Keepers
IN CREATION MODE
SCU School Of Conscious Leadership
Cultivating Consciousness within leadership and community engagement.
IN CREATION MODE
Foundations of Traditional Plant Medicine Online Mentorship for Black, Indigenous and Folks of Color.
Summer Session: June 13, 2022 to September 26, 2022
Our mentorship is currently full. This mentorship will be open in Winter 2022.
Our Community is our strength. We rely on our community of students, community partners and guest faculty to keep us strong. One of our Founder's core value's, is creating deep lasting relationships and authentic connections. We are focusing our efforts to amplify the voices of our community leaders and wisdom keepers who are Black Indigenous and other People's of Color.
And yes... We love to have fun!!
Thinking about joining our community, A note from our founder Chonteau:
Greetings, Are you wondering if joining our online community is for you? We have several communities so here are a few things to consider:
First, you do not have to be Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color to enjoy our offerings. There are offerings for all folks, and there are offerings for BI and PoC specifically.
Joining our email community is about staying informed with what is going on so you can choose what courses, programs and products fit you best. You will receive detailed information about what is coming and how you can be a part. I also like to send other inspiring content about what I am doing and what's on my mind.
Connecting with our Soul Care U Instagram will give you day to day thoughts and inspirations around our subject areas from a conscious cultural perspective.
Connecting with my Chonteau McElvin Instagram will give you day to day insights and inspirations, as it relates to my journey as a conscious wisdom keeper, healer and holistic practitioner.
Make your choices and I look forward to connecting soon.
Ancient Wisdom and The Sacred
Our Founder, Chonteau has been walking the Medicine Way for 31 years. All that she shares aligns with earth-based spirituality. She carries the wisdom of the Ancestors and Elders. Soul Care U bridges the gap between ancient wisdom and modernity. We are about creating sacred spaces for Healing, Remembering and Expanding.
Explore Our Programs and Courses
Our online learning focuses on personal power and doing good in the world. We also offer selected workshops throughout the community.
My name is Chonteau and I am the Founder of Soul Care University. After retiring from a rewarding career as a Social Worker, I opened up a sacred healing practice. After several years of providing Spiritual Life Coaching and Traditional healings, I moved to the next phase of my life's mission which was to open a healing and empowerment center.
Soul Care U is a dream come true. Thank you for visiting our center and I trust you will find what your soul is calling for.
Where Nature and Spirit Meet
chonteauscreations.com was established in 1997. We offer healing botanicals, artifacts and spiritual tools. We now have a website with juicy wisdom and our own virtual storefront!!