Costa Rica·May 4 - 11 2022

Becoming Nature

with Samantha Sweetwater, Ian-Michael Hebert & Karen Gordan



Human beings are not separate from nature. We are nature. Yet, most of us have grown up steeped in the assumptions of separation. This retreat is a space to dissolve that separation and step fully into your nature as nature while you own your co-creative commitment to heal the human relationship with our planet. This retreat focuses on the arts of communion and pattern recognition. The 7 Assumptions: interior alchemy to embody wholeness The 9 Principles of Neo-Shamanic Seeing & Knowing Step into mature co-creative relationship with Gaia Commune with animals, plants and elements Discover your spirit plants and animal allies Learn how to tend the sacred everyday EarthLab: Deep Initiation Into Regenerative Mind & Design


A Unique Sacred Medicine Retreat

A Unique Sacred Medicine Retreat

Part mastermind, part council, part ceremony, part eco-adventure, part luxury personal retreat, this 7 day retreat is a plant medicine immersion designed to help you frame your life and leadership through 2030 and beyond in a community of peers that will last you a lifetime. We invite you to this place to bring beauty and color into the world that we are building together. Nestled on over 200 acres of lush jungle, rolling hills and waterfalls in the Diamanté Valley region of Costa Rica, come immerse yourself in sacred waters and land. Lean into the One Life Circle framework for holistic life and leadership: restoring intimacy with Self, family, community and place. Ceremony One: Healing the Self Ceremony Two: Futurecasting – a Walkback from 300 years in the Future (Activating Original Instructions) Ceremony Three: Becoming God & Bringing God into the World as you Heal the self. Build a New World. Lead at the pace of Life.


Meet Samantha Sweetwater

Meet Samantha Sweetwater

An Awakening Coach, founder and director of One Life Circle plant medicine ministry, and founding Advisor of HOLOS Global. As a coach, ceremonial guide and wisdom teacher, she works in deep partnership with her clients to achieve optimal expression of Self.  Her unique facilitation bridges intuition, best practice somatics, current science, ancient knowledge, and a lifetime of experience as a transformational facilitator, whole-systems change agent and serial entrepreneur. As the former founder of Dancing Freedom, she supported tens of thousands of people to step deeper into embodiment and trained over 200 facilitators who continue to spread dance medicine globally. She has a Masters Degree in Wisdom Studies with emphasis in Integral Theory and Eco-Shamanic Trauma Mentoring and is a certified Dream Coach, Reiki Master, Ordained Priestess, yoga instructor and ever-committed life-learner. She meets you in unconditional love, perfect as you are, committed to walk with you as you step forward into the bigger life that is waiting for you in the embrace of your wholeness and your soul’s true legacy.

Meet Ian-Michael Hebert

Meet Ian-Michael Hebert

A steward of healing the interplay between the psyche, community and place. His formal training has been in eco-resort design and counseling psychology.  He is dedicated to restoring humanity’s reverence for the living earth. He has facilitated the expansion of Esalen Institute, the Denali Education Center, Chena Hot Springs, the Center for Ecological Living and Learning, and many other business and organizations. He is the founder of HOLOS Global, a network of land-based centers around the world bridging places, people, plants and practices.  He believes in honoring local and indigenous wisdom when developing built environments, and has demonstrated the capacity to catalyze teams in creating enduring structures and institutions that will benefit generations to come.



Private Room

Single queen bed in a beautiful nest overlooking the valley


Double Shared Room

Two queen sized beds in a beautiful nest overlooking the valley


Triple Shared Room

Three twin beds in a beautiful nest overlooking the valley


Becoming Nature

Costa Rica· May 4 - 11 2022· 7 nights