Arrive in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Check into your accommodations, relax and unwind. This is a good time to reflect on your goals for the retreat. It is important that you get a good night’s sleep so that you are ready to begin in the morning!
AM - Orientation/Intention Session
Start your shamanic retreat with an orientation and intention-setting session, which sets the foundation for your transformative journey. In this session, you will receive a welcome packet and a sacred oil blend to enhance your experience.
During the orientation, you will have the opportunity to connect with your inner shaman and identify the intentions you have for embarking on this shamanic retreat. This is a time to reflect on what you hope to achieve, release, or manifest in your life. By setting clear intentions, you align your energy and focus on what truly matters to you.
The session will create a space for you to get centered and comfortable, allowing you to enter a state of receptivity and openness. It serves as a powerful start to launch your quest for spiritual growth, healing, and transformation. Embrace this session as a sacred beginning, where you connect with the essence of your being and tap into the limitless possibilities that lie within. With intention setting, sacred tools, and guidance, you lay the groundwork for a meaningful and impactful shamanic retreat.
AM - Release Ceremony
Embark on a powerful releasing ceremony during your shamanic retreat, guided by one of our facilitator.
The releasing ceremony is a sacred ritual where you will set your intention to let go of any blockages or limitations that have been hindering your growth and holding you back. It is an opportunity to identify and acknowledge the patterns, beliefs, or emotions that no longer serve you.
Through guided reflection and introspection, you will explore these blockages and bring them to the surface of your awareness. With the support of your guide, you will create a safe and sacred space to release and surrender these obstacles.
The ceremony is a transformative experience where you symbolically release what no longer serves you. It may involve rituals such as writing down your intentions on paper and then burning or burying them as a symbolic act of letting go. This act of release allows you to create space for new possibilities and opens the door for personal growth and transformation. By participating in the releasing ceremony, you invite healing and transformation into your life. It is a powerful step towards reconnecting with your authentic self and embracing a path of healing, freedom, self-discovery and total wellness.
After a light vegetarian lunch and time for meditation we continue with our afternoon sessions.
PM - Breaking Old Belief session During this session, the focus will be on exploring and transforming your belief systems that may be holding you back and limiting your potential. The practitioner will guide you in examining the patterns and tracks you have created in your life, both on a conscious and subconscious level. By becoming aware of these patterns and beliefs, you can gain a deeper understanding of how they have shaped your experiences and influenced your actions. The session may involve discussions, reflective exercises, and techniques to help you uncover and release any limiting beliefs that no longer serve you. The goal is to empower you to recognize the beliefs that are creating obstacles in your life and replace them with more empowering and supportive beliefs. This process can lead to a shift in perception, allowing you to approach life with greater clarity, confidence, and openness to new possibilities. It's important to note that this session is not about dismissing or disregarding your beliefs, but rather about examining them and consciously choosing which beliefs align with your true desires and highest potential. The practitioner will provide guidance and support throughout the process, creating a safe and non-judgmental space for your exploration and growth. By releasing limiting beliefs and embracing new empowering beliefs, you can create positive changes in various areas of your life, including relationships, career, health, and personal development. It's recommended to approach this session with an open mind and a willingness to explore and question your beliefs. The practitioner will work with you to facilitate a transformative experience and help you gain a greater sense of self-awareness and personal empowerment.
PM - DESPACHO CEREMONY
The Despacho ceremony is a beautiful and sacred ritual rooted in the Incan tradition. It is a collaborative ceremony where participants come together to create a living mandala as an offering to Spirit, expressing their prayers, intentions, and gratitude.
During the ceremony, participants gather elements from the local environment, such as flowers, leaves, seeds, and other natural materials. Each element carries its own symbolism and significance. Together, these elements are arranged in a specific way, representing the interconnectedness of the three worlds of existence: the upper world (Hanan Pacha), the middle world (Kay Pacha), and the lower world (Uku Pacha).
The process of creating the despacho becomes a meditative and intentional act, as each participant adds their offerings and intentions to the mandala. Through this collaborative effort, unity consciousness is cultivated, fostering a sense of community and shared purpose.
The despacho ceremony aims to harmonize and balance the Divine Feminine and Masculine energies, recognizing their importance in creating wholeness and harmony within ourselves and the world around us.
Once the despacho is complete, it is typically folded and tied, resembling a sacred bundle. It is then offered to the spirits, ancestors, and the divine, expressing gratitude and inviting blessings and guidance.
Participating in a despacho ceremony can be a profound and transformative experience. It offers an opportunity to connect with nature, honor the sacredness of life, and deepen your spiritual practice. It is a way to cultivate a deeper relationship with yourself, others, and the spiritual realms.
It is important to approach the despacho ceremony with reverence, openness, and respect for the traditions and teachings associated with it. It is often led by an experienced practitioner or shaman who can guide the participants through the ceremony and provide insights and interpretations of the symbolism and rituals involved. By engaging in the despacho ceremony, you are stepping into the rich tapestry of Incan spirituality and honoring the wisdom and traditions of ancient cultures. It can be a powerful tool for personal growth, healing, and spiritual connection.
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PM - Shamanic Breathwork The Shamanic Breathwork ceremony is a profound and transformative journey that facilitates inner healing, self-discovery, and spiritual awakening. Through the power of conscious, connected breathing, participants are guided to access deep states of consciousness and embark on an inner shamanic journey.
During the ceremony, individuals engage in rhythmic, intentional breathing patterns, which help to activate the body's natural healing and transformative processes. The breath becomes a catalyst for releasing emotional wounds, limiting beliefs, and dysfunctional patterns that may be holding them back in their lives.
As individuals enter into altered states of consciousness, they have the opportunity to explore their inner landscape, accessing memories, emotions, and insights from their subconscious mind. This journey often brings to light unresolved traumas, unresolved emotions, and suppressed aspects of the self.
Through the process of releasing and transforming these old wounds and patterns, individuals can experience profound healing and reclaim lost parts of their soul. They may reconnect with their innate wisdom, inner power, and the magic of who they truly are at a soul level.
The Shamanic Breathwork ceremony is a deeply personal and individual experience. The ceremony facilitator support create a safe and sacred container for the healing and transformation to unfold.
As the participants regain wholeness and empowerment, the effects ripple out into their personal lives, relationships, and the world at large. By reconnecting with their own inner shaman, they become agents of positive change and healing, not only for themselves but also for their loved ones and the larger community.
It's important to note that the Shamanic Breathwork ceremony is often facilitated by experienced practitioners or shamans who create a safe and sacred space for the journey. They provide guidance, support, and integration processes to help individuals navigate their experiences and integrate the insights and healing into their lives.
Participating in a Shamanic Breathwork ceremony can be a profound and life-changing experience. It offers an opportunity for deep healing, spiritual growth, and self-empowerment. It is a powerful tool for individuals seeking to awaken their inner shaman, reconnect with their true essence, and live a more authentic and fulfilling life.
PM - Bio Boost Treatment
The Bio Boost Treatment is a unique and rejuvenating session designed to invigorate your life force system and promote overall well-being. Lasting for 90 minutes, this healing and nurturing experience incorporates six powerful elements to re-align, re-structure, and re-balance your nervous system, lymphatic system, and circulatory system. During the session, your practitioner will guide you through a process that combines various modern technologies and ancient healing practices to provide a holistic and transformative experience. The following elements are included in the Bio Boost Treatment:
Salt Lamp: Salt lamps emit negative ions, which can have a calming effect on the nervous system and improve air quality by reducing allergens and pollutants.
Essential Oils: Essential oils are used to enhance the therapeutic benefits of the session. The specific oils chosen may vary based on your needs and preferences.
Crystalline Stones: Crystalline stones are placed strategically on the body to help balance energy, promote relaxation, and support spiritual wellness.
Solfeggio Frequencies: Solfeggio frequencies are a set of ancient musical tones believed to have healing properties. They are played during the session to create a harmonizing and soothing environment.
The session includes a Massage, the practitioner will utilize techniques to promote muscle relaxation, improve circulation, and release tension in the body. The session concludes with a head massage to further enhance relaxation and rejuvenation. The Bio Boost Treatment aims to clear, cleanse, and rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit, utilizing a combination of advanced technologies and traditional healing practices. It offers a comprehensive approach to promote subtle body spiritual wellness and support your overall well-being.
AM - Relaxing Maya Mineral Bath
This Reading session offers you the opportunity to access deeper insights and understanding through intuitive guidance. During this session, your spiritual guide will assist you in connecting with your energy field and exploring your subtle body timeline.
Through intuitive perception and a deeper knowing, your guide will help you uncover and explore past events or experiences that may be causing anxiety, depression, confusion, or any other emotional challenges in your life. By bringing these events into awareness, you can gain a healthier perspective and understanding of how they have shaped your current circumstances.
The focus of the session is to help you gain clarity and insight into your life events, their significance, and their connection to your overall life purpose. By understanding your timeline and the interplay of different events, you can gain a deeper understanding of the patterns, lessons, and opportunities that have presented themselves throughout your life.
The spiritual guide will assist you in recognizing any shifts or changes that may be necessary for your personal growth and happiness. You will be offer guidance, support, and wisdom to help you align with your purpose and find a sense of fulfillment and joy.
It's important to approach the session with an open mind and heart, allowing the intuitive guidance to resonate and guide you towards a deeper understanding of yourself and your life path. The spiritual guide acts as a facilitator and conduit for higher wisdom, providing insights and perspectives that can assist you in making empowered choices and creating positive changes in your life. Overall, the Healing Guidance Reading offers you a space to receive guidance, clarity, and support on your healing journey. It can be a transformative experience that helps you gain a greater sense of self-awareness, wellbeing, purpose, and direction in your life.
PM - Cacao Ceremony
A cacao ceremony is a ceremonial gathering or ritual that involves the use of cacao as a sacred plant medicine. Cacao, which comes from the seeds of the cacao tree, has been used for centuries by indigenous cultures in Central and South America for its spiritual and medicinal properties. During a cacao ceremony, participants come together in a sacred space to honor and connect with the spirit of cacao. The ceremony is often led by a facilitator who holds space and guides the participants through the experience. The cacao used in the ceremony is typically prepared in a ceremonial-grade form, which is different from the processed chocolate we are familiar with. The ceremony begins with an intention-setting process, where participants are invited to reflect on their intentions for the ceremony and what they wish to explore or experience. The cacao is then consumed in a ceremonial manner, often in the form of a warm, rich drink. As participants drink the cacao, they are encouraged to tune into the subtle energies and effects of the plant medicine. Cacao is known for its heart-opening properties and its ability to facilitate connection, introspection, and emotional release. As the ceremony progresses, participants may engage in various activities such as meditation, breathwork, chanting, dancing, or sharing circles. These practices are designed to deepen the connection to oneself, to others, and to the spiritual realm. The effects of the cacao can vary for each individual. Some may experience a heightened sense of awareness, emotional release, clarity, inspiration, or a deeper connection to their inner self. The ceremony provides a sacred space for individuals to explore their inner landscape, gain insights, and experience healing on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. Cacao ceremonies are often conducted with reverence and respect for the cacao plant, its origins, and the indigenous cultures that have long used it in their traditions. It is important to approach cacao ceremonies with an open mind, a willingness to surrender to the experience, and a deep respect for the sacredness of the plant medicine. It's worth noting that cacao ceremonies can vary in their structure and practices depending on the facilitator and the intention of the ceremony. Some ceremonies may incorporate additional elements such as sound healing, guided meditation, or shamanic practices. The key is to find a ceremony that resonates with you and is led by an experienced and reputable facilitator. Cacao ceremonies can be powerful and transformative experiences, offering an opportunity to connect with oneself, with others, and with the spirit of cacao. They can support personal growth, self-reflection, and healing, as well as provide a space for community and connection.
AM - Choose from Ala Carte Menu Recommendation Health IdealLife Vision session with Ann Webb.
PM - Retreat Integration (End)
The Retreat Integration session is designed to help you review and reflect on your entire Healing Wellness Retreat experience and explore the insights, breakthroughs, and transformations that occurred during your retreat.
During this session, you will have a space to share your experiences, express any challenges or concerns that may have arisen, and celebrate your accomplishments and personal growth. Your guide will provide a supportive and non-judgmental environment where you can openly express yourself and receive guidance as needed.
The focus of the session is to help you integrate the lessons and experiences from your retreat into your everyday life. You will explore how to use the newfound wisdom, awareness, and tools you have gained to create a more joyous, abundant, and healthy life aligned with your deepest desires.
Your guide will assist you in identifying practical steps and action plans that will support you in implementing the insights and actions to continue your healing journey, and implement the necessary changes you wish to make. They may offer additional guidance, resources, or practices that can further support your ongoing journey of healing, personal growth and transformation.
It's important to remember that the support doesn't end with the retreat itself. The intention of the Retreat Integration session is to provide you with ongoing support and resources even after you return home. We offer a continued assistance and guidance whenever you need it.
By participating in the Retreat Integration session, you are ensuring that the benefits of your retreat extend beyond the retreat itself, allowing you to continue your journey of self-discovery, empowerment, healing and wellness long after you have left the retreat setting.
Overall, the Retreat Integration session is extremely valuable
PM - Closing Ceremony Closing a healing wellness retreat with a ceremony or gratitude is a beautiful way to honor the transformative journey you have undertaken and to bring a sense of completion to the experience. Such a closing ceremony can serve several purposes:
Integration: A closing ceremony provides an opportunity to integrate the insights, healing, and growth that have taken place during the retreat. It allows you to reflect on the lessons learned, the connections made, and the changes experienced, and to anchor them into your being.
Gratitude: Expressing gratitude is a powerful practice that cultivates a sense of appreciation and abundance. By acknowledging and expressing gratitude for the retreat experience, the teachings, the facilitators, fellow participants, and the transformative process itself, you deepen your sense of gratitude and open yourself to receive even more blessings.
Heart Expansion: A closing ceremony can help you sustain and extend the heart expansion and well-being you have experienced during the retreat. It allows you to carry the energy and lessons of the retreat with you as you transition back into your daily life, fostering a sense of continued connection and alignment with your higher self and the divine.
Ritual and Symbolism: Ceremonies often involve rituals and symbolic actions that have deep meaning and significance. These rituals can help you embody the insights and transformations on a symbolic level, making them more tangible and integrated into your being. They can also serve as reminders and anchors for the spiritual practices and intentions you have cultivated during the retreat.
The specific elements and structure of the closing ceremony will depend on the traditions, beliefs, and practices of the retreat participant. It may involve prayers, blessings, meditations, sharing circles, rituals, or other ceremonial elements. The intention is to create a sacred space where we honor your journey, express gratitude, and set intentions for the future.
By closing the retreat with a ceremony or gratitude, you are consciously acknowledging and celebrating the growth and transformation that have occurred. It brings a sense of closure to the retreat experience and helps you carry the essence of the retreat with you as you continue on your spiritual path. It is a powerful way to honor your journey and create a lasting imprint of the retreat's gifts in your heart and soul.
Leaving San Miguel de Allende with a new perspective and sense of being is a testament to the transformative power of your retreat experience. By immersing yourself in the retreat's teachings, practices, and healing modalities, you have taken a profound step towards self-discovery, empowerment, healing and a deeper understanding of love. As you depart, you carry with you the tools and insights gained during your retreat. These tools can support you in navigating the complexities of daily life and help you maintain the sense of empowerment and clarity you have cultivated. They serve as reminders of the practices, teachings, and intentions that have resonated with you the most.
With this new perspective, you become the creator of each new day. You recognize your own agency in shaping your experiences, choices, and responses to life's circumstances. The tools you have acquired empower you to navigate challenges with greater resilience, to cultivate self-love and self-care, and to consciously create a life that aligns with your truest desires and values.
The deeper understanding of love that you have gained allows you to approach your relationships, both with yourself and others, from a place of compassion, acceptance, and authenticity. You recognize the interconnectedness of all beings and the importance of nurturing love and kindness in your interactions. This understanding can bring about profound shifts in the way you relate to yourself and others, fostering deeper connections and more harmonious relationships.
As you return home, remember to integrate the lessons and practices into your daily life. Consistency and commitment to your spiritual growth, healing and wellbeing will allow you to continue expanding your perspective, deepening your sense of being, and living from a place of empowerment and love. Embrace the journey ahead, knowing that you have the tools and inner wisdom to navigate it with grace and authenticity. San Miguel de Allende has served as a catalyst for your personal transformation and self healing, and the experiences and insights gained there will continue to ripple through your life, bringing forth positive change and growth. Cherish the memories and lessons from your retreat, and allow them to guide you as you embrace the role of the conscious creator in your own life.
8 - Day Spiritual Retreat
Our 8-day healing wellness retreats offer an extended opportunity for deepening your healing journey and immersing yourself in transformative experiences. These retreats build upon the foundation of the 6-day retreats, providing additional time and space for self-reflection, growth, wellbeing and integration.
During the last 2 days of the retreat, you have the flexibility to customize your experience with our Ala Carte Menu. This allows you to choose from a variety of healing wellness treatments and sessions based on your specific needs and interests. You can opt for one treatment in the morning, one in the afternoon, or both in the afternoon, depending on your preference.
The Ala Carte Menu offers a range of healing wellness treatments that further support your personal growth, healing, and connection to your inner wisdom. Whether you choose energy healing, meditation, intuitive readings, or other modalities, each session is designed to enhance your spiritual practice and provide you with tools and insights to live a life of serenity and joy.
By incorporating the Ala Carte sessions into your retreat, you have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of your healing wellness journey, address any remaining blockages or challenges, and further expand your awareness and connection to your divine essence.
These additional days and customizable sessions allow for a more comprehensive and tailored retreat experience, ensuring that you have the space and support to explore and integrate the teachings and practices that resonate with you the most.
Whether you choose the 6-day or 8-day retreat, both options provide a transformative and nurturing environment for deepening your spiritual practices, healing, and personal growth. The extended duration of the 8-day retreat allows for a more immersive and enriching experience, with the flexibility to personalize your journey with the Ala Carte Menu offerings.
Ala Carte Menu for Spiritual Treatment
At Spirits of the Earth Retreats, we offer a range of Ala Carte healing wellness treatments that focus on the body/mind/soul, helping you raise awareness and let go of egoic aspects that may be holding you back. These treatments can be selected individually to enhance your healing journey, even if you're not participating in a retreat.
While our retreats are holistic in nature, combining sessions for the body, mind, and soul, our ala carte treatments primarily take place indoors. However, if you prefer outdoor sessions, we can incorporate hiking as well as mayan mineral baths for your experiences on the land, which can further support your healing wellness practice.
Our healing wellness treatments are designed to assist you in living your best life by encouraging self love, growth and practice. They are non-denominational, respecting and honoring various paths, and aim to provide you with the tools and insights needed to cultivate serenity, joy and wellbeing in your life.
Whether you choose to participate in a full retreat or opt for individual healing wellness sessions, our expert healing wellness coaches are skilled in diving deep and helping you release old baggage that may be hindering your progress. They will guide you through the process of self-discovery, clearing away blockages, and empowering you to move forward on your healing wellness journey. By engaging in these ala carte healing wellness treatments, you can reconnect with yourself on a deeper level, identify and transcend egoic patterns, and elevate your consciousness to the next level of personal growth and transformation.
We invite you to explore our selection of treatments and choose the ones that resonate with you. Whether you spend a day with us or embark on a longer retreat, our intention is to support you in creating a life filled with serenity, joy, and wellbeing alignment.
Higher Ground Pendulum Session
Paco Ceremony (Gratitude offering ritual to Mother Earth)
Hike Cañada De La Virgen
Maya Mineral Bath
Chapel of Jimmy Ray
IDEAL LIFE VISION Sessions. You may choose one or more from the following: Spiritual, Relationship, Career/Finances, Creativity, Health