• Heal Your Mind & Body at Dewa Spa

  • Study with World-Class Teachers

  • Practice in One of Our Unique Venues

  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

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  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Grandmother Bernadette Rebienot

Born in Libreville, Gabon of the Omyene Linguistic community, widow and mother of ten, grandmother of twenty-three. Before retiring, Bernadette worked as an educator and school administrator. She has participated in numerous national and international conferences on Traditional Medicine.

Bernadette is a healer, master of the Iboga Bwiti Rite and a member on several councils for the preservation of Traditional Medicine in her country. Bernadette has offered initiations and consultations for the past thirty years. She has been President of the association of Traditional Medicine Practitioners for Gabonese Health (U.T.S.G) since 1994, and acts as an advisor to the President of Gabon.


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