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Guatemala Retreat

March 21st - 27th
Cesar Lara,MD
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Embark on a transformative journey like no other with Cesar Lara, Medical Doctor and Shaman, who was born in Guatemala before immigrating to the US at the age of 12. Cesar is a board-certified physician and a certified practitioner of Shamanic Medicine. With over 35 years of medical expertise seamlessly fused with ancient shamanic wisdom, his retreat promises a holistic approach to wellness. Participants are offered a unique opportunity to explore the convergence of modern science and indigenous healing practices for a profoundly impactful and life-changing experience.


Casa Floresta, Lake Atitlan

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Welcome to "Embark on a Soul Journey: Merging Spiritual Transformation with Ancient Wisdom and Culture in the Heart of Guatemala." Join us for a transformative six-night, seven-day retreat from March 21st to 27th, hosted at the enchanting Casa Floresta nestled on the shores of the mystical Lake Atitlan.

Immerse yourself in a sacred experience featuring:


Authentic Mayan Fire Ceremony

- Soul-Inspiring Sacred Cacao Ceremony, 

- Potent Full Moon Ceremony.

- Day Adventure to the Holy Wow Cacao Farm

- Swim and Enjoy the Magic of the Lake at a Natural Reserve

- Explore the vibrant Town of San Marcos and San Juan

- Rejuvenate with Cold Plunge and Elemental Experiences 

- Enjoy Healthy Exquisite meals and Tranquil Settings

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This small-group experience offers an all-inclusive package (excluding airline flights) at a total price of $3,700.


Join us on this profound journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening in the heart of Guatemala's rich cultural tapestry.

Meet Your Hosts

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Stacey Nelson

Elise Free

Cesar Lara

After experiencing a variety of health conditions in her youth, Stacey was introduced to holistic healing modalities & ancient traditional forms of medicine, which had completely changed her life and health. She has since dedicated to study, explore, and travel around the world to learn from renowned teachers and educators. Her passion to share these transformative tools and practices globally was a natural unfoldment after embarking into several trainings, programs, and courses along the way. With over eleven years of experience guiding diverse individuals through classes, workshops, retreats, trainings, and mentorship programs, she inspires people to connect with their Wholeness, fostering profound balance in mind, body, and soul. 
Stacey holds a deep love for meditation, embodiment and somatic practices, elemental connection, eastern medicine & philosophy, and holistic wellness to serve as a bridge to support individuals on their spiritual evolution and journey towards inner harmony, health, and vitality.

Elise Free creates bespoke experiences incorporating modern biohacking technology with ancient energy modalities. Her retreats take place in architecture masterpiece homes around the nation. She also creates these experiences in locations around the world allowing your travel tour to become more than just a vacation. Raising consciousness and life quality of seekers and entrepreneurs. Elise is a Certified Facilitator for the Energy Codes by Dr. Sue Morter, A Miracle Minded Coach taught by Marianne Williamson and a Certified Deliberate Cold Exposure Guide, The Morozko Method.

With over 35 years as a medical doctor, I've evolved my practice from a traditional western model to a preventative and functional model where nutrition, lifestyle and mindset are the primary drivers. Certified in Obesity and Age Management, I have been able to help thousands of patients regain control over their health and vitality. And I have spent the last decade traveling across Central and South America to learn from the indigenous cultures and Shamans, becoming a Certified practitioner of Shamanic energy medicine. Today I blend wholistic evidence-base medicine with Shamanic knowledge and wisdom. This has given me a deeper understanding of the root causes of illnesses along with our unlimited potential in healing our body, mind and spirit- helping me guide my patients to a more balanced, healthy, happy, and prosperous life. 

"Travel far enough, you may meet yourself."

Contact Us

Guatemala City, Guatemala | +1 (440) 522-2862

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