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Journey to the Heart of Cacao
and the MAYAN World

Upcoming 2024 Dates:

Feb 24th TO march 1st
Part 1: CAcAO Bliss Retreat 

Mar 1st - March 3rd

MAR 3rd - 6th
part 3


Experience a week of Bliss in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

Together we will experience the best of what these sacred Mayan lands have to offer. From exploring the Art of Cacao, to Ecstatic Dance, Kirtan, Medicine Music, Authentic Relating, Embodiment, and Sacred Ceremony, this retreat offers you an opportunity for deeper connection to your soul, community, and of course, lots of Cacao Bliss.

What is Sacred Embodiment?

Together we will explore what it means to live in ritual ceremony and sacred embodiment - in deep connection to our bodies, the land, our community, our purpose and the Divine.
Imagine a trip where each day you wake up to a picturesque lake with volcanoes in the background, yoga, sacred ceremony, delicious cacao, ecstatic dance, song circles, plant medicine journeys; and local tours with indigenous teachers, artists and facilitators. 
During this retreat, we will visit the local towns around Lake Atitlan, exploring local cuisine, Ecstatic Dance, Kirtan, a local Cacao Farm, native bird sanctuary, and local Mayan Medicine Ceremony.

Learn about Mayan Cosmology and the Sacred Tzolkin Calendar, and discover how this ancient future tool can empower you and connect you to more of your soul's magic.

If you decide you want to join us for the pilgrimage extension, there will be an opportunity to travel to Chichicastengango
, to visit the best artisanal markets, and Mayan medicine men in Guatemala. And if you decide to stay for part 3, you will have the opportunity to visit the Ancient Mayan Temple of Tikal and more.
Every day we will practice yoga together, and explore different themes around the Elemental Medicine Wheel, and the Mayan Calendar for bringing more harmony to our body, the Earth, and our life.
This retreat is the perfect way to dive deeper into your Sacred Cacao practice and explore the spiritual mecca of Central America. Whether you are new to the path, or are a practitioner, this is an amazing opportunity for you. 

Join me on the biggest adventure of your life and connect to the Sacred Plant Medicine of Cacao and the Mayan Magical lands of Guatemala.

Meet your Facilitators:

Carla Jannette Gonzalez-Guerra is a Ritual Artist, Transformational Healer,

Teacher and student of life, bridging the world of Yoga, Tantra, Chakra Psychology,

Shamanism, Plant Medicine*, and Divine Feminine Spirituality. Carla believes that

everyone has the ability to heal themselves, and that true healing comes from within.

Carla facilitates Plant and Earth Medicine Journeys like Kambo, Cacao, and other

sacred entheogens. She is also a medicine music and Kirtan singer, and leads 

numerous transformational retreats a year in the USA, MEXICO, GUATEMALA, and


Carla started her healer’s journey when she was in college at

UCSD - University of California, San Diego, studying clinical psychology.

Soon after completing her degree in 2011, she began traveling abroad and she 

completed her first 200 HR Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) in Ashtanga Yoga, at 

the Himalaya Yoga Valley Center in Goa, India.

In 2015, Carla decided to embody the path of a healer more deeply and was initiated

into the path of Reiki. Shortly after she started practicing Kundalini, Tantra and

Cacao plant medicine ceremonies. Her new-found passion for ritual ceremony,

cacao and yoga led her to Lake Atitlan where she completed her 300 HR YTT in

Shamanic Yoga, in 2016 at the Mystical Yoga Farm, and since then

has continued her own self study under numerous shamanic guides and

Indigenous teachers.

It is her mission to teach, guide, and empower others in the Art of Healing,

Ritual Ceremony, Creative Expression, and Facilitation. Carla's work honors and bridges

the traditional with the (r)evolution; where she continues to be a passionate teacher

of yoga, meditation, sacred ritual arts, chakra psychology, and cacao plant medicine.




Enjoly Mar is the founder of Camino Jaguar - Jaguar Journey Retreat.

She will be accompanying us throughout the retreat to activate and awaken

jaguar spiritual embodiment within you.  She will also serve as an additional

translator and space holder throughout the retreat.

Enjoly guides others using several modalities learned from the past 13 years

of traveling and direct experience with elders of her own

APACHE , MEXICA, and MAYAN roots. She has also done much work to reclaim

her cultural traditions and practices of Southern Spain and Guatemala,

studying and practicing with teachers in the ritual art of dance, Cacao, and Magic.

Her intention is to create safe spaces that are conducive to awakening and

moving energy and emotions. She also is a Shadow work guide, and provides

spaces for transformation, healing, and self-empowerment, so that one may

better serve their own life and their communities.

During the Cacao Immersion Retreat, she will be sharing her

personal transformational experience, called Jaguar Journey.

A shamanic journey where you will be guided to meet yourself and inner

jaguar in a deeper way. Enjoly is an incredible ritual artist and medicine woman,

and we are lucky to have her share with us.































Anahata, aka Anna Simone Combi, is a medicine musician,

singer-songwriter, guitar, piano, drums, world instrumentalist. She is also a herbalist,

medicine maker and permaculture teacher, designer and gardener. 


Anahata is also an ecstatic dance DJ and somatic facilitator of

contact dance, embodiment practices; and is a certified yoga teacher of

Hatha Vinyasa flow and Pranassage bodywork-Thai yoga massage.

Anahata will be weaving her medicine music, herbalism, and permaculture codes 

throughout our time together. She will be teaching about Cacao, how it grows, and its

social and environmental impact. She will also be curating beautiful experiences for 

us to get into our body, and our creative and vocal expression.

We are so excited and honored to have Anahata on our team.


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Heart of Cacao Embodiment Teachings

Daily Yoga

Ecstatic Dance

Kirtan & Medicine Music Song Circles


Mayan Fire Ceremony


Mayan Calendar Activation


Visit the Cacao Farm

Cacao Permaculture & ECology Course

The Path of the Jaguar

Shamanic journey

cacao Cosmology

Ancestral wisdom & personal readings

Offrienda (ritual offering) Water ceremonY 

Mushroom Journey

Option For Kambo Ceremony

& Other Plant Medicine Journeys

(Inquire Within)




“This was one of the best and most transformative experiences of my life. Carla is a gifted facilitator and coach. I highly recommend this experience to anyone who is looking for clarity and connection. 

This experience helped align my experience in the 3D world with my soul purpose. I built a new relationship with myself and spirit through ritual practice, meditation, and energy healing.”

-Taletha 2022


"Embarking on this pilgrimage with Carla as our guide was life-changing. I didn’t know how much I needed everything I got through this experience until I was there living it. This trip is something you can’t put a price on. If you are feeling the call to go, I say go. I am forever grateful that I took the leap.

Carla is an excellent facilitator and loving guide. She has created heart-based connections with the people in Guatemala in a way that brings to life each and every moment, and fosters deep revelation and surrender for retreat participants. I felt so safe and held on this retreat, while exploring the calling
of my path in a big way.

Additionally, Carla’s guest facilitator, Enjoly Mar, was also a beautiful force of
nature who brought strength and deep kindness to the process. Meeting with various healers, elders, and co-creators made this trip a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I have deep gratitude and respect for everyone involved in making this pilgrimage possible.

Thank you, Carla, for walking your path and showing other the way, too."

-Cara 2022



Join me in these sacred lands for a week of connection, prayer, celebration, ceremony,
and council.

Check out the full schedule at the bottom of this page.

For SINGLE DAY PASSES, inquire within.

Total Price for CACAO CORE
Immersion Retreat

For shared accommodations - 2 People to a Room
(Private Rooms Sold Out)

Feb 24th to Mar 1st (6 nights/ 7 days)
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for direct payment & transfer options)

 Optional Add-on:

Chichicastenango Jaguar Journey with Mayan Healers
March 1st to 3rd (2 night/ 3 day)
Shared Accommodation Included

Flores & Tikal Jaguar Temple Tour and Ceremony
 3rd - 6th
00 (3 night Accommodation + Flight Transport Included)


Total for Pilgrimage Expedition



Grand Total for Both
Cacao Immersion and
Full Pilgrimage


$400 - 850 Deposit
If money is the only thing holding you back, ema
il me directly

(Non-refundable, Can be transferred for another retreat or ceremony; please consult me for payment plan options)

KAMBO Healing or Extra Service




What's not included:
Flight Ticket To/From Guatemala
Bus/taxi/ shuttle ride to the Lake or Airport
Bulk Cacao 
Non-scheduled meals/ restaurants
Special treatments, plant ceremonies, or healing sessions

Due to current safety protocols we will honor partial refunds and exchanges for extraneous cases where travel is interrupted due to CoVid.   

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Other payment FORM options:

Pay Full Amount or $400/$850 Deposit to: 
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Location: Private Retreat Location in  San Pedro La Laguna
Vegan/ Vegitarian food Provided / 2 meals per Day (Breakfast & Dinner)

Don't hesitate, sign up today!

Travel Tips:

  • Fly out of Tijuana (if you live in San Diego)

  • Fly into GUA (guatemala Airport)

  • I like to Fly Volaris or use

  • I recommend you arrive At least a day early and leave a day later 

Cacao Yoga Guatemala * Bliss Retreat
Tentative Schedule:


Feb 24 (Sat) - 4 Ik' - Arrival
Restorative Yoga
Song Ceremony


Feb 25 (Sun) - 5 Aqubal Earth 
Elemental Yoga

Shamanic Journey 
Kirtan & Cacao 
Ecstatic Dance
Integration Circle

Feb 26 (Mon) - 6 Kat Fire  
Shamanic Yoga
Mayan Day Sign Calculation + Journaling Prompt

Mayan Textiles Workshop - San Juan Trip


Traditional Mayan Fire Ceremony  


Integration Circle

Feb 27 (Tues) - 7 Kan Water 


Yin & Yang Yoga

Water Ceremony



Plant Medicine Ceremony

Integration Circle

Feb 28 (Wed) - 8 Kame Air  

Shamanic Shakti 

Breath work


Shopping Time

Travel to Bird Sanctuary


Chill Time 

Feb 29 (Thurs) 9 Kej Earth 

Bird Sanctuary Tour


Elemental Yoga

Shamanic Shakti - Cacao Ceremony 


Integration Circle

Mar 1 (Fri) -  10 Quanil Fire

Kundalini Yoga 


Cacao Farm

Closing Circle

Depart to GUA and Beyond.... or join us for the Part 2 and 3 Pilgrimage Experience

Pilgrimage Experience


Mar 1 (Fri) -  10 Quanil Fire

Jaguar Journey Begins - Travel to Chichicastenango

Spiritual Readings with Tata Elders



Mar 2 (Sat) - 11 Toj Water

Elemental Flow Yoga


Spiritual Divination Readings 

Treatments and Mayan Ceremony


Mar 3 (Sun) - 12 Tzi 



Chichicastenango Market


Jaguar Journey ends / Departure



Transfer to Tikal


Check in Hotel

Mar 4 (Mon)  13 Batz  

Stretching Light Yoga


Ancient Ruins Private Tour

Ceremonial Activation


Pool & Relaxation


Mar 5 (Tues) 1 E'



Ancient Ruins 

Transfer to Flores


City Tour

Mar 6 (Wed) - Departure 

Book an Appointment

Book a 15 min Discovery Call with me to talk out any of your questions and concerns. I want to make this special trip super enjoyable and graceful for you!

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