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Haiti Retreat
Sep 08, 9:00 AM – Sep 14, 7:00 AM
Jacmel, Haiti

Retreat Includes

  • Bed in beautiful Jacmel home

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Heart Chakra Balancing Workshops

  • Daily Yoga 

  • Basin Bleu Visit

  • Agroforestry 101 with Grown in Haiti

  • Chocolate making class with Mama Paula

  • Farm Animal Tour w. the timoun

  • Transportation to and from PAP airport 

  • Transportation to and from all retreat activities

In addition to daily yoga, workshops, and excursions, we will embark on a spiritual journey through workshops focused on methods to balance our heart space.  


The heart chakra is located at the center of the chest and includes the heart, cardiac plexus, thymus gland, lungs, arms, and breasts. It is the area that governs love and hate. The same emotions but on different sides of the spectrum.


When the heart is imbalanced, you hold onto past hurt. You close off, and choose to live from a place of grievance.


On the other hand, energy that flows freely through the heart chakra allows love, acceptance, forgiveness and compassion for self and others. You are able to “find you.”

The Sanskrit name for this Anahata which translates to “unstruck” or “unhurt” reminds us that although it is impossible to prevent getting hurt, you always have a choice in how to handle that hurt.


Thus, the art of “letting go” will be practiced throughout our retreat so that we can lead from a place of love or at least understand how to get to that place when we are experiencing hate.

Common non-physical signs of blockage:

  • Being overly defensive

  • Feeling closed down

  • Jealousy; fear of intimacy

  • Codependency, relying on other’s approval and attention, trying to please at all cost

  • Always putting oneself in the role of the savior or the rescuer; or on the contrary, falling into victimization

  • Excessive isolation, being recluse, antisocial

  • Holding grudges, not being to forgive

Common physical signs of blockage

  • Respiratory ailments, such as lung infection, bronchitis

  • Circulatory and heart-related issuesSource:

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