Flordemayo is a “Curandera Espiritu” (healer by divine spirit). Born in a small town in the big highlands of Central America. She grew up in a family of traditional healers, learning the art of “Curanderismo” in the traditional way: taught from mother to daughter, generation to generation. She worked from age four as her mother’s apprentice. She works with the sacred breath, laying on of hands, and application of herbs.
Flordemayo has worked with alternative western healers, Native American and Mayan healers. She recieved her mayan priest training from Don Alejandro Cirilo Perez Oxlaj a respected spiritual leader, and head of the Quiche Maya Council of Elders. Flordemayo is now recognized as a “priestess” by the Maya. She is a founding member and President of the Institute of Natural and Traditional Knowledge.
Flordemayo has been a featured speaker on Curanderismo at many conferences on traditional medicine; both within the United States and internationally in addition to alternative healing practitioners, medical doctors, nurses and medical institutions have recognize her knowledge and natural healing skills. Flordemayo is a frequent presenter at international conferences such, as the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Bioneers and recipient of the Martin de la Cruz Award for Alternative Healing, a prestigious honor given by the International Congress of Traditional Medicine.
Since 1999 Flordemayo has been a part of the Wisdom of the Grandmother’s Foundation. Currently Flordemayo is a member of the Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. Flordemayo and the grandmothers have traveled around the world uniting people in a circle of prayer.
Grandmother Flordemayo is one of the presenters in the 2012 Winter of Wellness Summit.