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                  ELEVATE YOUR SPIRIT:
       International Empowerment Retreat
                 August 8th - 14th, 2024

Come Join Liz Disterhoft and Travis Preston on a magical 6-day, all inclusive trip to the beautiful mountains in Mexico.This transformational retreat is meant to bring not only the magic and wonder back into your life, but will help you unplug and reconnect with yourself as you elevate and expand into the next level of your life. Begin your adventure in Oaxaca City known as the "Foodie Capital of Mexico," and then journey with us into the mountains of San Jose Del Pacifico all located in the state of Oaxaca. Here, together  we will spend four days experiencing a retreat like no other. This international journey will transcend your ordinary reality into magic, wonder and beauty as you immerse yourself in several ceremonial experiences in connection with unparalleled experiences of the natural world as well as connecting intimately with Mexican culture and cuisine. 

Trip Highlights

  • All inclusive lodging with private cabins that include your own fireplace

  • Sacred Fire Ceremonies

  • Shamanic Journey Work 

  • Breakthrough Manifestation Events

  • Mindfulness Meditations for deep introspection

  • Private Temazcal Ceremony (Mexican Sweat Lodge)

  • Access to Plant Medicine Ceremony (optional) 

  • Inspiring and thought provoking ceremonies and speeches

  • Knowledge and Wisdom Transmissions

  • Talks on a Variety of Spiritual Topics 

  • Total body nourishment with Vegan Food at the Retreat Center

  • Community support and energy to uplift and connect with 

  • A Drug and Alcohol Free Retreat Experience 

  • Time for Rest, Journaling and Nature Walks

Discover Your Inner Power 

This retreat is more than a getaway; it's a profound journey of self-discovery,  consciousness expansion and empowerment. Set against the majestic backdrop of the mountains of San Jose Del Pacifico, this immersive experience invites you to connect with the landscape above the clouds and below the stars as you elevate your spirit. During our time in the mountains together you will have many opportunities to grow and expand through a variety of transformational experiences curated by your guides to help you step into a place of deep inner power and alignment as you uplevel yourself. Liz and Travis will support you through guided shamanic journey work, mindful meditations, fire ceremony, inspiring talks and a special manifestation breakthrough event. You will leave this retreat deeply connected to yourself and ready for your next step in life!

Journey to a World Beyond

Nestled in the heart of the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico lies our secluded retreat center offering cabins built in the traditional indigenous style with cozy individual fireplaces. Journey deep within yourself and expand as far out as the eyes can see as you become one again with the natural world that we have become so distant to. Connect with the aid and support of these beautiful mountains, its sacred healing traditions, and the farm to table vegan cuisine provided. Here we have reserved spaces of the center for our own private ceremonies, events and talks. Find inner peace as you attend a traditional Mexican sweat lodge ceremony. Have the opportunity to participate in an optional traditional plant medicine ceremony with the sacred mushroom that grows directly on the mountaintop. 

"MOUNTAIN TOP: The place where life finds the purest meaning of freedom."
~ Vinicius Montgomery

Leave behind the digital world and join us in a journey to a vibrant culture and return you to the enchantment of nature. This six-day retreat not only transports you to another country but will bring you into a world that will leave a lasting mark on your soul. 

Who is this Retreat For? 

This retreat experience is for you if you are ready to step outside of your comfort zone and expand into the greater potential of yourself. It is for those who come with an open mind and open heart and who are ready to accept and challenge themselves to grow emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. If you are called to travel somewhere with a group of likeminded people and to immerse yourself in a new land and connect with the beauty of nature with the intention of growth, this retreat is for you. No prior training or experience is required to join this retreat. You do need to be well enough to travel by plane, road and into a place of high altitude (8,000ft above sea level) to join this retreat.

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Meet Your Guides

Meet Travis Preston, a Shamanic Navigator and Ceremonialist by nature.  A natural world guide and assistant steeply rooted in tradition and building of relationships with the natural world.  Last year spending 3 months traveling in Mexico awakened a calling to this plant and location that needs to be shared.  Travis is a clairaudient evidential psychic medium that brings a wealth of knowledge and guidance to all those who sit in his presence. More information on Travis can be found at

Liz Disterhoft, LICSW is a Spiritual Coach, Healer and Ceremonialist. She offers transformational events and retreat experiences that bring those who work with her through cycles of profound personal growth. Liz lived and went to school in Oaxaca with the School for International Training. She brings an experiential knowledge of the rich culture of the Oaxacan peoples and a deep respect for the land and its history. She is fluent in Spanish and English.You can read more about Liz here:


Are you feeling the call?

The time is now to access profound self-discovery and holistic transformation with our International Empowerment Retreat. If you're ready to elevate your spirit amidst the enchanting Mountains of Mexico, connect with ancient healing wisdom, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, seize this opportunity now! Secure your spot for this unique six-day retreat by reaching out to us for more information and to book your spot. Let the magic of the San Jose Del Pacifico, Mexico be the backdrop to your unforgettable experience. 

All-Inclusive Magic


This all-encompassing experience includes:

  • Overnight Lodging in Oaxaca City upon arrival to Mexico (breakfast included)

  • Premium transport to and from Oaxaca City to San Jose Del Pacifico 

  • Four nights of accommodations at our retreat center in San Jose Del Pacifico

  • Full vegan cuisine: breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the retreat center

  • Private Temazcal Ceremony (Mexican Sweat Lodge)

  • Access to Plant Medicine Ceremony (optional) 

  • Shamanic Journey Work 

  • Mindfulness Meditations

  • Sacred Fire Ceremonies

  • Breakthrough Manifestation Events

  • Inspiring and thought provoking ceremonies and speeches

  • Inspiring Talks on a Variety of Spiritual Topics 

  • Lodging upon return to Oaxaca City and optional celebration dinner

       (breakfast included the next morning before checkout)



  • Flights

  • Taxi to/ from Airport to Lodging in Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico

  • Travel Insurance 

  • Any additional night’s accommodations before or after retreat dates

  • Additional amenities

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Watch Info Video

        Join Liz Disterhoft and Travis Preston as they discuss the Elevate Your Spirit Retreat Experience! 

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Retreat Packages

Packages are available for both shared rooms or private rooms to accommodate those who prefer more privacy during down times. We also have single bed and double bed options per preference. Whichever option you register for will be honored the duration of your retreat accommodations in both Oaxaca City and San Jose Del Pacifico. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis.


* We have a variety of openings available for each package and pictures below are representations for different packages but not guaranteed to be the specific bed or cabin room you will be assigned to. 

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Single Bed in Shared Cabin

$1850. per person

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Single Bed in Private Cabin 

$2772. per person 

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1 Person Double Bed in Shared Cabin

$2100. per person

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Double Bed Private Cabin for 1

$3100. per person

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2 People Double Bed in Shared Cabin

$3200. for 2 people

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Double Bed in Private Cabin for 2

$4250. for 2 people


When does the retreat start and end? 

The retreat starts on Thursday, August 8th at 1pm and ends on Wednesday, August 14th at 11am. 


Where is this retreat? 

This retreat starts in Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico. We then journey together from this city to the town of San Jose Del Pacifico, Oaxaca, Mexico for four nights and then return to Oaxaca City for one last night. See the travel itinerary below: 


8/8: Arrival to Oaxaca, City Lodging anytime after 1pm for One Night - Settle in, integrate and arrive to our container

8/9: After breakfast, we will travel as a Group from Oaxaca City to San Jose Del Pacifico (3.5 hour travel time) 

8/9-8/13: Retreat Experience in San Jose Del Pacifico and Four All-Inclusive Nights of Lodging, Ceremonies, and Transformation upon some of Mexico’s most beautiful mountains

8/13: Return as a Group to Oaxaca City (3.5 hour travel time) Celebration Dinner and One Night of Lodging 

8/14: Retreat ends after breakfast, check out is 11am 

When Should I Book My Flight For? 

You will book your flight to arrive to (OAX). Oaxaca International Airport. Check in at our Oaxaca City Lodging  is available at 1PM. Plan for your plane to arrive at OAX before  6PM on August 8th, 2024. If you arrive too late in the evening you will have very little time to rest and acclimate before our travels to the mountains the next day on August 9th. 

Depending on where you are flying from you may not have a direct flight available to OAX. If your layover is in Mexico City, you will go through customs during your layover and will need to recheck your bags. It is recommended that you plan your flight accordingly for time during your layover to not feel rushed or stressed. If your layover is in the United States you will go through customs when you arrive at Oaxaca International Airport. If you have any questions don't hesitate to use us as a support!

You may decide you would like to spend time in Oaxaca City before or after your retreat experience. We highly recommend you take a day or two to take in the sights on your own as there are museums, ruins, and many other sights to see. Any of these additional accommodations or experiences would not however be included or covered by the retreat and would be at your own expense. 

How do I get from the airport to the retreat? 

Upon arrival at Oaxaca International Airport (OAX) the best way to get to our lodging in Oaxaca City is to take a taxi. Taking an Oaxaca airport taxi outside of the baggage claim is the quickest option, with a journey time of just 25 minutes and a price of (MXN 390 about $22 US). Taxis are a very safe form of transportation in Oaxaca City. Oaxaca International airport is a small airport compared to most US airports and will feel manageable. If you have language barriers you can give the written address of our lodging directly to your taxi driver. When you arrive on the first evening you will have the option to rest at the hotel or meet others arriving for the retreat in the courtyard or the rooftop terrace. Dinner will be available at the site. 

How are Rooms Assigned? 

Packages are available for both shared rooms or private rooms to accommodate those who prefer more privacy during down times. We also have single bed and double bed options per preference. Whichever option you register for will be honored the duration of your retreat accommodations in both Oaxaca City and San Jose Del Pacifico. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis. 

Do You Recommend Travel Insurance? 

Yes, we strongly recommend having travel insurance for your trip. We recommend a plan that covers personal injury, medical, repatriation, evacuation, and expenses. Trip insurance coverage for unforeseen cancellations is also encouraged for your trip.

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