Jan 23 - Jan 29, 2024

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Cacao & Connection: Nervous System Healing Retreat

Escape to the mystical shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala and embark on a transformative journey of healing and discovery. Join renowned healers Neil Ryan Dumra, Micah Wells, and Dr. Whitney Mullins Colm for the Cacao & Connection: Nervous System Healing Retreat from January 23rd-29th, 2024.

Immerse yourself in the healing vortex of this ancient Mayan land, where breathtaking scenery and traditional Mayan culture await. This retreat offers a unique opportunity to reset and heal your nervous system using the most advanced healing modalities available.

Included in this heart coherent experience are:

- 2 Triple Vagal Method sessions: Experience the power of this cutting-edge technique to release tension and restore balance to your nervous system.
- 2 Torque Release nervous system healing sessions: Unlock the potential for deep healing and transformation with this gentle and effective modality.
- Embodiment exercises: Connect with your body on a profound level and tap into its innate wisdom and healing abilities.
- Inner Intimacy Journeys: Explore the depths of your being and cultivate a deeper connection with yourself and others.
- Morning practice: Start each day with intention and mindfulness through a guided morning practice.
- Massage: Indulge in the healing touch of skilled therapists and allow your body to relax and rejuvenate.
- Kirtan and Ecstatic Dance: Let the rhythm and music guide you as you dance and sing your way to liberation and joy.
- Traditional Mayan Ceremonies: Fire and Cacao: Experience the ancient rituals of the Mayan culture and connect with the spirit of the land.
- Temezcal Traditional Sauna sessions: Purify your body, mind, and spirit in the sacred sweat lodge, guided by experienced facilitators.
- Adventure to Cacao Farm: Discover the origins of the sacred cacao plant and learn about its healing properties firsthand.
- Scenic sunrise hike: Witness the beauty of Lake Atitlan as the sun rises over its tranquil waters during a guided hike.
- Hot Spring pools: Soak in the healing waters of natural hot springs and let their rejuvenating properties wash over you.
- Sound Healing: Immerse yourself in the healing vibrations of sound and experience deep relaxation and restoration.
- Healthy Meals with Gourmet Chef Margaret: Nourish your body with delicious and nutritious meals prepared by a talented gourmet chef.
- Guided exploration of Mayan Culture in villages surrounding Lake Atitlan: Immerse yourself in the rich traditions and vibrant culture of the Mayan people through guided visits to local villages.

Please note that airfare and transportation to Lake Atitlan are not included, but our team is available to assist you in making arrangements.

Reserve your spot now for this unforgettable journey of healing and discovery. Spaces are limited, so don't miss out on this opportunity to experience profound healing and connection in the heart of Guatemala. We can't wait to welcome you to this transformative retreat!

*Payment plans available just send us a message at [email protected]


About the facilitators:

Neil Ryan Dumra is a certified tantra and meditation coach, as well as a teacher, with extensive training in energy and esoteric healing. His expertise includes Ayurveda, genetics, yoga, intuitive healing, inner alchemy, positive body realization, trauma and somatics, and the Polyvagal theory. He has recently been trained in the Triple Vagal Method.

In addition to his healing arts work, Neil has a background in retreats, hospitality management, consulting, and start-ups. He is also a trained chef.

Neil's deep knowledge of Vedic science and healing modalities, combined with his diverse life experiences, enables him to skillfully guide his clients in unlocking their full potential. He is a compassionate listener and adept at asking transformative and direct questions. Working with Neil, clients experience personal satisfaction and success in various areas of their lives.


Micah Wells is passionate about Embodied Connection through movement and the joy and freedom it brings to life. She incorporates Acro Yoga, Contact Improvisation, and partner massage into her fun and enlivening classes. Micah is also a talented body worker and a licensed massage therapist who has training in Somatic Trauma Transformative Techniques such as The Tripple Vagal Method and has studied Thai Massage with a master in Thailand and studied Mayan abdominal massage with midwives in Guatemala.


Dr. Whitney Colm is a gifted healer renowned for her calming, angelic touch and profound understanding of the nervous system. With a dedicated journey that began with chiropractic graduate school in 2010, she has passionately studied and worked with the intricacies of the nervous system, practicing advanced chiropractic techniques and therapeutic modalities that have become her hallmark.


Margaret Elaine Fontenot is a Cosmic Chocolatier and gourmet chef specializing in boutique offerings. Her work arises through devotion to plant based food as medicine.
For Margaret, cooking is a ceremonial endeavor. Enjoy the fruits of her devotion!

Meet your host

Neil has studied energy and esoteric healing with practitioners from around the world. His expertise includes Ayurveda, genetics, vedic science, plant medicine, Intuitive Healing, inner alchemy, and positive body realization.


  • Trauma & somatics informed
  • All levels tantra certification through Tantra Hearts
  • Reiki Master
  • Sourcing, making and teaching with the medicine that is Cacao
  • TRE(tension stress and trauma release)
  • Holographic sound (voice, bowls, gongs)



  • Cacao making class

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