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“Breath of transformation” – Retreat with horses #Air

February 9 @ 14:30 - February 11 @ 16:00

Breathwork, horse wisdom and cacao medicine

How to live present serenity in order to go with what is happening in your everyday life.

Dear friends,

Do you often feel pressured, overwhelmed, lose yourself in the outside world and/or don’t feel seen for who you are? Feeling tired, aren’t you?

I cordially invite you to a unique two-day workshop that combines the healing power of time-honored ancient practices such as Breathwork, the inspiring presence of horses and the loving energy of Mama Cacao.

This transformative experience will help you connect more deeply with yourself and expand your awareness. It will help you to feel safe inside, even when a storm is raging outside. Self-regulation and individuation take place. They free you up for dealing with people and horses.

The horses walk with our truth, the encounter with them is a dialog that we conduct through our breath. Intention and letting happen, flow into one another.

The “Breath of Transformation” retreats take place 4 times a year, always at the peak of the respective season.

At each “Breath of Transformation” retreat, we explore the seasonal element within us and integrate its power.

In this winter retreat we integrate the element AIR into ourselves.


“The freedom of the wind, the freshness of the morning dew and the expanse of the sky. Perhaps it was once the breath of past generations, blowing over mountains and valleys before it became a part of your existence.”

Date: Friday, February 2, 2024 – Sunday, February 4, 2024

Duration: Fri, 15h to Sun, 16h


Locations: Alp Flix, Hotel Piz Platta, 7456 Sur GR – Breathwork and Cacao “Wilderei” – A natural horse farm, 7456 Marmorera GR – Horses and Cacao

Invest in yourself:

  • 1 retreat: 390 CHF
  • 2 retreats: 750 CHF
  • 3 retreats: 1’050 CHF
  • All 4 retreats: 1’390 CHF

Each retreat can be booked individually or in combination with others. Prices include participation in the retreat, all necessary materials and an unforgettable experience that will enrich your life.

Further dates:

Spring Retreat/Element Fire: May 4-6, 2024
Summer Retreat/Element Earth: August 2-4, 2024
Fall retreat/element water: November 1-3, 2024
Winter Retreat/Element Air: January 31 – February 2, 2025

Included services:

  • Professional instruction and guidance from experienced Breathwork instructor, equine expert and Cacao facilitator.
  • Premises and horses with infrastructure – Breathwork/horses
  • All necessary materials, incl. Cacao ceremony
  • An unforgettable experience that will enrich your life.
  • 2 x lunch soup

Overnight stay:

Variant 1, 4-6 places: in the Piz Platta mountain lodge on Alp Flix, Tigias: incl. 4-course menu, breakfast, visitor’s tax, luggage transport Sur-Alp Flix-Sur and the parking lot in Sur. Prices: Per person and night in a double room: CHF 185, in a quadruple room for 3 persons CHF 175 and in a quadruple room for four persons CHF 165. This variant is subject to availability.

Variant 2, max. 4 places: in the Alp Flix-Maiensäss apartment on the Alp Flix, Tgalucas: self-catering, everyone brings along, you can cook together. incl. Breakfast, tourist tax, luggage transportation Sur-Alp Flix-Sur. Prices per person in their own sleeping bag, per night in a double room: CHF 75

If you prefer bed linen: rent 15 CHF

Registrations until: January 21, 2024



Introduction to Breathwork: We begin with an introduction to the healing power of Breathwork, a proven practice from yoga. As the breath is connected to the nervous system, it can help to release tension, it can have a calming effect and it can expand consciousness. You will learn how to achieve deep relaxation and conscious presence through specific breathing techniques.

Interaction with the horses: Find out how horses react to human energy and emotions. Their encounter will be like a dialogue conducted through the breath. I will show you how to connect authentically with horses, and you will have the opportunity to interact with them in a safe environment.

Cacao ceremony: We start with a cacao ceremony, a proven practice that promotes heart opening and mindfulness. The Cacao Ceremony is led by me, as an experienced facilitator, and helps you to connect more deeply with your feelings and thoughts.

Breathwork session with horses: In a specially designed Breathwork session, you will breathe near the horses and with the horses. This unique experience allows you to match your inner experience with your effect on the outside. You will recognize which things block you in your everyday life and how you can change them. As the horses interact with you unabashedly and truthfully, you experience yourself purely.

Reflection and integration: After the exercises, we take time to reflect on and integrate your experiences. We will discuss how you can integrate what you have learned into your everyday life in order to glide through your daily routine with a calm presence.


Day 1:

Arrival: Luggage drop-off in Sur no later than 14h30

16h30 to 18h: Start of the workshop at the Hotel Piz Platta, contact with Mama Cacao

Day 2:

7-8h30 Breathwork at the Hotel Piz Platta

9-10h Z’Morga

11-13h depending on the weather, in-depth indoor or outdoor session, optional 2h snowshoe hike to the horses.

13h Lunch picnic with the herd of horses in the “Wilderei” in Marmorera

14h Horse encounter

16h Reflection

17h Return to the Alp Flix

Day 3:

7-8h30 Breathwork at Piz Platta

9-10h Z’Morga and checkout

10h30 Integration “Alpabzug”

11h30 Cacao and horses

13h30 Picnic

14h30 Reflection/Integration

15h30 Farewell

  • Bring along: 2 x lunch picnic (if you need more than a soup with bread), cushion for outside, warm slippers, warm clothes and rainwear, notebook with pen, if you like a yoga cushion, warm shoes with treaded soles, water bottle. For accommodation in the Sieglinderei: food and sleeping bag.

Number of participants: Limited places, max. 10 are available to ensure a personalized experience. You can still register. The workshop takes place from 6 participants.

Note: You do not need any prior knowledge of Breathwork, horses or Cacao ceremonies to participate in this workshop. Everyone is welcome!

For questions and registrations, please contact me at pacific@terramaterna.ch or via WhatsApp +41 79 661 98 58.

I look forward to accompanying you on this exciting two-day journey of self-discovery and personal transformation.




The commitment payment of CHF 130/retreat will not be refunded in the event of withdrawal.

Cancellation policy:

Deposits are non-refundable, but may be transferred to another offer if space is available.


Course enrollment insurance, for example:

Allianz Travel – Travel insurance for continuing education (magroup-online.com)

Do you have any questions, please call me. +41 79 661 98 58


Alp Flix
Parking Alp Flix
Sur, Grisons 7456 Schweiz
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+41 (0)79 661 98 58
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Sieglinde Zottmaier
+41 (0)79 661 98 58
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