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Maya Abdominal Massage Retreat

February 27, 2025 @ 8:00 am - March 6, 2025 @ 1:00 pm

Step into the ancient world of Maya healing with our immersive retreat dedicated to Maya Abdominal Massage. Guided by experienced practitioners and steeped in centuries-old traditions, this retreat offers a transformative journey into the sacred art of abdominal healing.
  • 45-hour Introduction Course: Delve deep into the foundations of Maya Abdominal Massage through a comprehensive 45-hour course, designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills of this sacred healing art.
  • Massage: Experience the therapeutic benefits firsthand by receiving Maya abdominal massage sessions, including one within a traditional temazcal steam sauna.
  • Medicinal Plant Walk: Explore the healing properties of local plants on a guided medicinal plant walk, immersing yourself in the wisdom of nature.
  • Herbal Balm Crafting: Learn the art of crafting a warming herbal balm, perfect for enhancing your massage practice and promoting holistic well-being.
  • Traditional Faja: Receive a handwoven traditional faja, a symbolic therapeutic toll integral to the Maya healing tradition, and learn how to use it for belly binding.
  • Yoni Steaming: Unlock the secrets of yoni steaming with a powerful group steam experience, promoting openness and healing.
  • Mayan Cosmology: Discover your Mayan cosmology sign and its significance in guiding your life energy, offering profound insights into your spiritual journey.
  • Ceremony and Ritual: Embrace the practice of ceremony and ritual, learning how to infuse your healing sessions with sacred intention and reverence. Clearing unwanted energies being guided to utilise the sacred fire and tobacco by our Maya spiritual guides.
  • Energetic Protection: Gain essential techniques for energetic protection, ensuring a safe and nurturing space for both yourself and those you support.
  • Closing Fire Ceremony: Close your transformative journey with a potent fire ceremony, guided by Maya spiritual leaders, as you honour the wisdom gained and set intentions for the future.
  • Local Organic Meals: Indulge in nourishing meals crafted from locally sourced organic produce by talented local chefs, providing a nourishing experience that complements your journey of healing and renewal.
  • 7 Nights at Sacha retreat centre: A sacred space nestled in a luscious garden behind the streets of San Marcos, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Lake side community surrounded by volcanos, a location like no other.
  • Support Traditional Maya Midwifery: A portion of your investment will be donated to The Midwife Project, supporting the continuation of traditional Maya midwifery and preserving this invaluable wisdom for future generations.
Join us for this immersive retreat and embark on a journey of healing, connection, and spiritual awakening in the heart of the Maya tradition.


February 27, 2025 @ 8:00 am
March 6, 2025 @ 1:00 pm


Sarah Smits


Sacha Retreat Centre
San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala + Google Map
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