Cacao Convergence

An immersive experience in cacao and chocolate, set in the cascading waterfalls and cacao forests of the Mayan heartland. Taste the fruit of paradise! 

Join the Cosmic Family for a magical immersive experience in the jungle of Alta Verapaz. Mayan culture, cacao culture, and set next to the world-famous cascading waterfalls Semuc Champey, and cacao forests of the Guatemayan heartland. Taste the fruits of paradise.

Eat and drink chocolate to your heart’s desire in its many preparations and forms, learn about the process behind chocolate, from bean to bar. Meet local cacao farmers as you explore the beautiful lush Keq’chi Mayan territory.

Nourish your body, mind and soul with local organic vegetarian food (included), practical educational content, and practices for inner balance. Below is the menu, come taste the rainbow, immerse yourself in local culture, and discover new community.

Cacao Ceremony

Cacao ceremonies have been practices by Mayan and Aztec cultures for centuries, and this medicine is being adopted today by Westerners as we take the first steps away from an industrialized, disconnected, chemical-heavy society on our journey back to source of life. Sweat lodge ceremony is a mental and physical purification technology that was developed by many ancient cultures around the world. Elders will lead us through this sacred tradition back to the heart.

Growing Cacao

Making Chocolate

Mayan Medicinal Plant Walk

Yoga

Yoga has been in existence for thousands of years, but has never been so popular as it is today. Yoga is a powerful practice that aligns mind, body, and spirit in the cultivation of awareness and presence. When we achieve this state of presence, we can bring it with us into each moment of the day.

Ecstatic Dance

An international lineup of sound designers will weave a sonic tapestry rooted in tradition. Grounded in the ancient practice of the trance dance ritual, ecstatic dance ceremony is a technology that has been utilized by our ancestors around the world to dissolve individual ego barriers, resolve interpersonal tensions, and strengthen collective community bonds.

We are surrounded by cacao forest, and find ourselves in direct contact with this sacred plant. Why is this plant so revered by ancient and modern-day cultures alike? Meet cacao farmers, learn about the processes of cultivation and fermentation, taste the fruit, and spend time with the trees in their native endemic habitat.

Learn from Guatemala’s premier chocolatiers ow to make chocolate, and sit in ceremony with cacao medicine.

learn from local wisdom keepers of knowledge that has been passed down for centuries about the properties of native plants for healing, nutrition, and more.