Mayan Abdominal Massage Self Care Workshop

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Mayan Abdominal Massage Self Care Workshop

Time: April 30, 2010 at 6pm to May 4, 2010 at 3pm
Location: Chalmita, Mexico,
Street: About 3 hours southwest of Mexico City
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Phone: 802 223-7481
Event Type: retreat
Organized By: Rachelle Seliga
Latest Activity: May 4, 2010

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Event Description

The Nierika Community, a vibrant healing community...
Invites you to a 5 day program in the lush mountains of Chalmita, Mexico
April 30th-May 4th, 2010

The first 3 days include:
Self Care Workshop in Mayan Abdominal Massage

Dr. Rosita Arvigo developed The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Massage ™ from an ancient healing tradition in Belize. Learn how massaging your abdomen facilitates blood and lymph flow, nerve conduction, and energy movement to facilitate self healing. The techniques address illnesses such as displaced uterus, fibroids, endometriosis, irritable bowel, urinary tract infections, infertility, etc. This workshop also includes a 30-minute assessment with either Kayla or Astrid.

Completing Self Care Training qualifies you to perform the Arvigo techniques on yourself and prepares health care professionals to advance to training as Arvigo Practitioners.

*Instructor: Kayla Becker is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist in Montpelier, Vermont practicing psycho-spiritual bodywork since 1985. She is a Certified Arvigo Practitioner and Self Care Instructor and has led workshops in Women’s Health: Fertility to Menopause, and Patient Advocacy.

*Professional course assistant: Astrid Grove is an herbalist, midwife and Certified Arvigo Practitioner in Santa Cruz, California. Her life’s passion is to support women, children, and men on their journey toward health. She travels extensively offering workshops and healing sessions (

Followed by 2 days including:
Healing Lodge and Hiking in the mountains of Chalmita

Temazcali in Nahuatl means—the Sacred House of Vapor. The Temazcal is a sacred tool for healthy living; caring for the spiritual, emotional, mental and physical bodies. The temazcal is the womb of the Earth—dark and warm inside, cared for and protected—the temazcal supports us in our healing work, so that we may come out into the world and our lives anew, with clearer perspective.

Jose Juan Garcia Alfaro and Rachelle Ann Seliga, will share with you the theory and practice of the Temazcal/Healing Lodge, as well as lead you on hikes into the mountains surrounding the Nierika retreat center. (

*Jose Juan Garcia Alfaro and Rachelle Ann Seliga—are Sundancer and Midwife, dedicated to supporting the healing of people through traditional ways. Juan and Rachelle believe that change on Earth comes through the healing of ourselves and our families. They have begun to work together supporting families during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period.

Total cost for the 5 day retreat is: $800.00

Cost includes: Mayan Abdominal Massage Course, Guided Local Hiking, Healing Lodge and Room and Board

For more information contact:
Kayla Becker at or 802 223-7481 or
Rachelle Seliga at

To register: Register online at or call 603-588-2571

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