Spiritualist & Healer. Spiritual Shop Owner. Visual Artist. Athlete
"I am a paradox, a constellation of contradictions plucked from Outerspace. I'm simple as quantum physics."
- Shontel Anestasia
Shontel Anestasia is a multifaceted 31-year-old Caribbean Spiritual Author, Photographer, Filmmaker & Professional Longboarder. She's an Apetebi in the Indigenous Afro-Cuban religion, Lukumi, a Child of Olokun, a Kitchen Witch & a training Espiritista in Espiritismo. Shontel is also a student of Vedic sister sciences Vastu Shastra, Jyotish, and a certified Ayurveda practitioner.
Shontel Anestasia is our modern-day medicine woman, Spiritual Teacher, and Healer. Shontel was raised by her Guyanese immigrant grandmother, Joyce, who paved the way for her to be a spiritual practitioner today.
Through her spiritual teachings and herbal remedies, since 2016, Shontel has devoted her life to helping thousands of women heal their minds, body, and spirit as one. She's the owner & operator of The Urban Gurvi Mama Shop, an eco-friendly Afro-Caribbean Spiritual Shop & Apothecary for women in Los Angeles. Using guidance from her Padrino/Madrina, Elders, Egun, and her spiritual gifts, she strives to create a safe space for women, whatever stage they're on in their spiritual journey.
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Publishing April 2023 by Waterside Productions
My First Book!
WATERING HER GROWTH
The Flourishment of Your Divine Feminine.
Watering her Growth is spellbinding Spiritual Narrative Nonfiction, which leads women to self-discovery and healing. Shontel believes that when we suppress the darker parts of ourselves and don't address our traumas we disconnect from our feminine essence. Spirituality without Shadow Work isn’t Spirituality.
Watering Her Growth takes you down a hidden spiritual journey as the author overcomes and transforms out of the most distressing traumas into harmony with her life's purpose. Through vivid storytelling, She teaches women how to weave back to their roots so that they can connect to the Divine Feminine and heal their mind, body, and spirit as one. While Shontel walks you through her life, she imprints your mind and plants seeds of wisdom she gained through each experience. Each chapter guides you into self-examination and by example, she exhibits how you too can turn pain into power and water your own growth.
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