ECUADOR IS CALLING. CAN YOU HEAR THE BEAT OF THE HEART OF LIFE INVITING YOU TO COME ADVENTURE IN HER MOUNTAINS AND SWIM IN HER STREAMS? YOUR CACAO IMMERSION RETREAT AWAITS…
Join Maya Moon founder Kathryn Rogers for 9 days and 8 nights of organic farm tours, heart-opening ceremonies, traditional healing rituals and adventure in Ecuador’s southern mountains outside Loja.
Your all-inclusive experience from July 29-August 6, 2023:
Daily cacao meditation rituals to open your heart and connect to the ancient wisdom in Ecuador’s sacred lands and plants
Traditional healing ceremonies with local shamans including aura cleanse, flower bath and tobacco cleansing rituals, sweat lodge and fire ceremony
Organic cacao, coffee and sugar cane farm tours, along with a visit to the sacred site of Palanda, known as the “birthplace of cacao”
Yoga, arts and crafts, sacred mountain hiking, horseback riding, river swims and a visit to the National Forest
Sauna, swimming pool and sound bath
Hands on chocolate and cheese making workshops
Visits to local artisan shops, organic markets and restaurants
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including homemade traditional foods, fresh fruits/juices and local coffee/cacao service
Luxury accommodations at La Casa Sofia private estate
$2000 if paid in full by May 1, 2023. $2200 from May 1 until we sell out. Only 12 spots available so register today!
Your retreat booking includes luxury shared lodging (2 people per room, private bed) at La Casa Sofia for 8 nights (July 29-August 6, 2023); three daily meals with vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and meat options; two traditional healing ceremonies (choose from tobacco cleansing, flower bath and aura cleanse) plus sweat lodge; daily activities and transportation to and from the Loja regional airport. Each attendee is responsible for their airfare and any additional travel insurance, booking fees or lodging outside the designated retreat days. A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your retreat spot.
*Once you complete your registration, we will email you a liability waiver form and a dietary/lodging preferences form to complete. If you are traveling with a friend or loved one, you will have the option to share a room with them.
FLIGHT ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE INFORMATION
There is one flight per day in and out of the Loja regional airport from Quito. Book a your flight with AeroRegional from Quito to Loja on July 29, 2023 at 6:00 a.m. We recommend you arrive to Quito on July 28, 2023 and stay near the airport for easy early morning airport transit. Once in Loja, we will arrange for a van to transport you from the airport to La Casa Sofia (included). There is one flight our of Loja regional airport to Quito on Sunday, August 6, 2023 at 10:10 a.m. We will provide transportation from La Casa Sofia to the Loja regional airport on Sunday, August 6 to ensure timely departure for this flight. You can arrange a flight from Quito to your home destination anytime after 1 p.m. local time on Sunday, August 6th.
About your host Kathryn:
Kathryn Rogers is a medicine woman, entrepreneur and chocolatier. She has dedicated her life to connecting with nature’s healing ingredients and empowering people around the world to discover greater vitality in body and mind. Her company, Maya Moon Co., was born out of her love for cacao and healthy food, and her vision to collaborate in support of thriving local and global ecosystems. She has facilitated hundreds of cacao ceremonies around the world and has had the joy and privilege of sitting in meditation with the sacred plant medicine of cacao for more than a decade. As a trained shamanic practitioner and ThetaHealing guide, she infuses her rituals with reverence for all life, Mother Earth and the divine beauty and wisdom that resides within each of our hearts.