Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jun 13, 2021.
  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $2,415.00
  • Single w/ensuite* – CAD $2,265.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,940.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $3,760.00
  • Couple w/ensuite* – CAD $3,460.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom* – CAD $3,160.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront* – CAD $1,880.00
  • Twin w/ensuite* – CAD $1,730.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,580.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,290.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,290.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,290.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,180.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,200.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,102.50

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on Sep 12
Ends with lunch on Sep 17

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $595 CAD

Package Price: $1,150 - $2,385 CAD / 5 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). Taxes and fees are additional. A $395 deposit is required at registration, with the balance due on your departure day.

Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need. We prioritize Indigenous people, people of colour, people who identify as LGBTQ2IA+, youth, elders, and those who can articulate how their Hollyhock experience will support positive impact in their life and communities. A $195 refundable deposit is required (please contact us if you are unable to pay this deposit). Apply within your registration form.

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Heart of the Condor: Andean Wisdom Teachings

With Jhaimy Alvarez Acosta

September 12 - 17, 2021

Connect deeply with your heart and the essence of who you truly are in this transformative retreat with traditional Curandero (Healer) Jhaimy Alvarez-Acosta from Cusco, Péru.

Ground yourself in the ancient wisdom teachings of the Andes while discovering the keys to harmonizing the three bodies: the mind (serpent), body (puma), and soul (condor).

In this intimate program, Jhaimy shares the teachings of his Elders and Ancestors as connected to the Sacred Temples of Péru and the Apus – Mountain Spirits, and how the lessons will be applied to our everyday consciousness. Connecting to our hearts, to Mother Earth, and to the Cosmos through traditional Indigenous knowledge, which has been passed down through generations since time immemorial.

These teachings are a remembrance of Ancestral Consciousness and a gift for the evolution of humanity. Through story, ritual, and a deep reverence for Mother Earth/Pachamama, Jhaimy will weave together a beautiful healing journey for each individual while celebrating the importance of learning together in community.

Heart of the Condor: Andean Wisdom Teachings is an unique experience and transmission of Sacred Knowledge; bringing about harmony, a sense of well-being and inner connection to those who are a part of each gathering.

I’ve had the privilege of working with several shaman and healers from around the world. None surpass the wisdom, love and innate healing skills of Jhaimy Alvarez- Acosta. As a guide and healer on our annual pilgrimage to Machu Picchu, Jhaimy has helped hundreds of our fellow travelers enrich their lives through his sharing of the spiritual teachings of the Andes. – Chip Duncan, filmmaker


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Jhaimy Alvarez Acosta
Jhaimy Alvarez Acosta is a Traditional Curandero (Healer) from Cusco, Peru who has been trained and initiated in the wisdom teachings of the Northern region of Peru, home to the ancient lineage of the Sacred Plant medicine known as Wachuma or San Pedrito. Jhaimy began his initiation onto this path at a young age and has apprenticed with Master Teachers in the Alchemical mystery teachings of transformation and transmutation. As a keeper of Ancient Wisdom, he has been invited to share his knowledge and lead ceremonies at conferences, workshops and specialized tours throughout Péru, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, and most recently,…
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