International Institute of Afrikan Studies & Knowledge, Inc.

Yeyefini Efunbolade, Director

Self Empowerment Classes

The International Institute of Afrikan Studies and Knowledge Inc. offers a series of classes on African Spirituality. Through these classes you will learn techniques that will be useful in uncovering the secret to your healing, wellness and peace. Choose the classes you wish to take or enroll for the entire series.  If you have already taken any of these classes contact us to verify completion. For questions email or call 954-612-0627.

See the class schedule below. For questions email or Call Efunlayo at 954-612-0627.

Self Empowerment Class Descriptions:

Introduction to African Spirituality: Introduction to the world view of the culture, tradition and sociology from an African perception.   

Introduction to Rituals: Introduction of how to create balance, shift energy and harmony in your life by using elements of nature. How, when and where to use offensive and defensive rituals for safety and success in one’s life

Introduction to Ancestor Reverence: Introduction to the power of your ancestors, personal guides and the value of communicating with them. How to create and maintain a sacred space for Ancestors

Introduction to Coconut (Obi) Divination: Learn to use coconut shell divination and Obi Kola nut as a tool for gaining insight by communicating and interacting with spirit.

Introduction to Meditation: Introduction to the practice of raising one’s consciousness for the purpose of achieving self-mastery. Through breathing, visualization and intention you witness your connection to spirit.

Journaling as a Tool for Spiritual Growth – This class will cover all aspects of journaling as a tool for spiritual growth and enlightenment by examining journal entries and using the information to determine practical real life applications.

Introduction to Spiritual Cosmologies:  An introduction to the understanding of who we are as human beings, who and what God is, and the plan used to guide individuals to their true destinies here on earth. How to use colors, gems, phases of the moon, days of the week, months of the year as a way to magnetize your everyday life experiences.

For more information on registration and scheduling of the Self Empowerment classes, please contact Efunlayo via phone at 954-612-0627 or email at

Class Fees are $60.00 per 2 hour class. Pay in advanced for a 15% discount for a total  discount cost of $357.00

If you decide to take both the Mediumship training class and the SEI class, you will receive (1) free Mediumship class and (1) free reading from Yeyefini.

Make payments via paypal using or call Efunlayo at 954-612-0627 for other arrangements. When registering for classes please include your name, address, email address, phone number, and the class you are registering for. 


An invitation to attend the Self Empowerment Intensive (SEI) July 9-12, 2016 in Beautiful South Florida

Alafia, We are pleased to announce the 17th annual Self Empowerment Intensive.

The Self Empowerment Intensive (SEI) is a four day spiritual uplifting  empowerment experience facilitated by the Director Iyalode Yeyefini Efunbolade and her trained priests and mediums.  You will be guided through Ancient Healing Traditional African Ceremony and celebration to  allow you to  witness  the power of spirit as you heal  personal, trans generational imbalances in family and relationships. Through this process you will feel your ancestors and spirit guides sometimes for the first time, as they heal, empower, and  ultimately impact your life choice process considerably. You will  uncover many of the spiritual, emotional, and psychological blocks and or challenges that have at times dis-empowered, angered, and immobilized you. A renewed sense of wholeness and spiritual shift will be guaranteed as you take home skills, experiences and gifts from your ancestor and guides.

Dates:  July 9-12, 2016 in beautiful Ft. Lauderdale Florida

Prerequisite: Completion of the Level I Self Empowerment Classes (7 classes). Level II classes are completed by registrants just prior to the retreat, the cost is included in your SEI tuition.

If you have already taken any of these classes contact us to verify completion and determine cost of your retreat experience based on the number of classes you have completed. For questions email or call 954-612-0627.


$1000.00 which includes level I and level II SE classes, lodging, meals for four days and all rituals/ceremonies. Tuition deadline is June 1, 2016.

Payments: Payments may be made via paypal to or cashiers check made payable to and mailed to P.O. 223371, Hollywood , Fl. 33020. Please include name, address, email address and indicate payment is for SEI.

Cancellation Policy: A non-refundable $300.00 deposit is due by February 15, 2016 to secure your attendance.  Cancellation deadline is May 1, 2016. Refund policy: Monies refunded minus the $300. non refundable deposit, allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing your refund.  

Transportation:  Each participant is responsible for their own transportation to and from the location.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to call us at 1-888-419-5848 and see you in South Florida

Iyalode Yeyefini Efunbolade