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Mayan Awakening ¤ Cacao, Fire and Yoga Ceremony

A powerful afternoon of mind/body balance, detoxification, and ancient ceremony with delicious, organic Cacao.

We begin with a ceremonial portion of Guatemalan Cacao Elixir to relax the body, awaken the mind, and open the heart space.
Then, completely unwind and de-stress as you are guided through a series of collective yogic movement, pranayama, meditation, and intention setting.

In our deeply healing extended savasana,
receive a personal sound/aroma/reiki healing
while you journey deeper into spirit and
emerge feeling refreshed, renewed and connected.

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We will work with the seven directions through traditional Mayan Prayer and enjoy a ceremonial portion of Cacao, which has been ritually prepared in love. As the cacao begins to work itself through our system, we will assist the opening and expansion of our Heart Chakra through collective yogic movement and guided astral journeying.

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Soul Investment $30
SPACE IS LIMITED to 20 participants.

Please register early to ensure a spot by visiting:
http://tinyurl.com/mayachicago

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About Ceremonial Cacao:

According to both archeologists and Mayan spiritual elders, the Cacao Spirit was one of the most powerful deities in ancient Mayan cosmology. While the ancient Mayans and Aztecs of Southern Mexico and Guatemala are best known, there are contemporary Indigenous cultures in Central and South America who continue cacao use in shamanic ceremony, preferring it to locally available psychedelics.

With today’s psychedelic buzz, you may not have heard much of them. Although one of this world’s finest spiritual or shamanic partners, cacao was ignored in the ‘60’s resurgence of medicine plants because it does not act like a psychedelic – it does not take you on its trip, but facilitates your own.

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About Your Guide:

Hey there, I'm Monica :)

I am an insatiable spirit nerd, who has been studying consciousness-based wisdom traditions for over a decade, and am an international certified teacher of meditation, yoga, Ayurveda and Reiki.

Vedic philosophy has been the cornerstone of my teachings, as I was a master educator with The Chopra Center for over 6 years. In late 2015, I moved to Guatemala to study the Mayan Cosmovisión and ancient ceremonial practices of the Maya. I've since traveled to Belize, Honduras, Mexico and Panama to deepen my understanding and offerings.

With the offerings of my company, Soulbare, I am exploring the juxtaposition of these ancient traditions to bring to you interactive workshops and adventure retreats sure to be unlike anything you've experienced before. Let's journey together!

All my love ~