what is included
IN THE RETREAT
Guided somatic meditation
Guided relational communication exercises (dyads)
Lectures on topics around Metta (loving-kindness) and Karuna (compassion) and the power of the Heart
Relaxing and revitalizing yoga
Time for walks in the beautiful nature of the surroundings of lake Atitlán
Christmas Eve vigil (night long ceremony)
optional temazcal sessions
Three delicious vegetarian meals per day
Accommodation in either the dormitory, private room or private cabin.
Access to beautiful permaculture gardens, private beach and dock for practice
Christmas Retreat with Katrin Piepenbreier
21th December - 26th December 2022
ATLAS OF THE HEART
During these 4 days, identification with the false personality, rigid beliefs, and preconceived ideas will be gradually exposed. Old layers will be shed and we also gradually recognise that we have been conditioned to worship success and are often paralyzed or terrified by fear and therefore create separation. However, human nature is one of closeness, deep & empathic listening, caring and being together. And this is what we want to return back to during this retreat.
Through guided embodiment practices such as breathwork, voice activation, hatha yoga, conscious movement, emotional discharge, ritual and guided relational exercises, somatic and sitting meditations, participants seek a direct experience of the core of their being.
This is a time of coming together as ever changing and evolving, raw human beings and aiming to foster love and connection with each other and all. We will conclude with a vigil (night long ceremony) on Christmas Eve which will be open for everyone in the community to join.
6.00 – 8.30am – Morning Practice
8.30 - 9.30 - Dyad
9.30 - 10.30 - Breakfast
10.30 - 11.30 - Dyad
11.30 - 12:00 - Soundbath
12.00 - 13.00 - Dyad
13.00 -16.00 - Lunch & Breack
16.00 - 17.00 - Breathwork
17.30 - 18.00 - Emotional Discharge
19:00 - 20.00 - Dinner
20.00 -21.00 - Evening Dyad/ Mediation
In every ceremony, space is safely and lovingly held by experienced guides. On the 25th of December we share time connecting and reflecting on the experiences. Integration is a key aspect to the journey.
Hello, I'm Katrin!
Being a former project manager in an advertising agency, I know how difficult it is to slow down and connect with our hearts. 2016, I therefore dedicated my life to explore ways to foster this connection. These days, I am an international teacher, mentor, and artist supporting beings in embodying their most authentic spiritual expressions in this human reincarnation. My aim is to introduce somatic-based tools to embody Love and deepen one's capacity for intimacy and connection to enable people to create the lives and relationships they yearn for.
Out of my own deep love for various teachings I came across, I am nowadays bridging feminine spiritual practice, sacred sexuality, conscious relationship, somatic awareness techniques, self-inquiry, meditation, Hatha Yoga and ritual in my offerings.
My teaching style is grounded, innovative, deeply mystical, evocative and rooted in fierce love to wake the innate wisdom within each of us.
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FOR THE RETREAT
The cost for the retreat, including all meals, accommodation and teachings is as follows:
DORM (Four private beds, shared bathroom) – $
PRIVATE ROOM (One bed, shared bathroom) – $
TREE HOUSE & COTTAGE (Private house for one person, private bathroom) – $
FOREST CABIN & CASA BLANCA (Private house for one person, private bathroom) – $
ABOUT THE HERMITAGE
The Hermitage is a family owned retreat center founded by Severin and Emma Geser, who are both commited meditation practitioners and qualified meditation and yoga retreat leaders. They live with their children on the shores of Lake Atitlan and offer their beautiful property up for all those looking for solitude and peace.