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6-Day Retreat on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands


  • Frenchman's Reef Marriott Beach Resort 5 Estate Bakkeroe St Thomas, 00801 Virgin Islands (U.S.) (map)

Unifying the Awakened Ones in Service to the World

Group Boat Trip! 

SCHEDULE & PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Please read entire program overview and cancelation policy prior to registering

We want you to have an amazing experience at this retreat! The schedule is designed to offer you plenty of time to joyfully and ease-fully integrate Bentinho's lectures and exercises into your being. We suggest you use the afternoons to explore the island, relax at the beach, practice the daily contemplation exercises given by Bentinho, rest, go for a rejuvenating swim in the ocean's healing waters, and/or co-create something awesome with one of your fellow adepts. 

*This schedule is subject to change. We will periodically update the schedule with any changes as the start date of the event approaches.*

Day 1-2: January 5-6, 2017

  • 8:30AM-9:30AM- Therapeutic Yoga with Ayla (optional/no yoga on day 1)
  • Doors Open at 9:30AM on Day 1
  • 10:00AM-11:30AM - 1st Session with Bentinho (morning talk + Q&A)
  • 30-minute break
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM - 2nd Session with Bentinho (Q&A or meditation exercise + explanation of individual afternoon homework exercise)
  • 1:00 LUNCH
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM - Community Co-Creation Workshop 
  • 8:00PM-9:30PM - 3rd Session with Bentinho (dialogs & guided meditation)
  • 9:30PM onwards...Chill out with people from the retreat and/or have a Caribbean cocktail! 

Day 3: January 7, 2017

  • 8:30AM-9:30AM–Therapeutic Yoga with Ayla 
  • 10:00AM-11:30AM–1st Session with Bentinho (morning talk + Q&A)
  • 30-minute break
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM–2nd Session with Bentinho (Q&A or meditation exercise + explanation of individual afternoon homework exercise)
  • 1:00PM–LUNCH
  • 7:00PM-11:00PM–DJ Dance Party with Frans Iradi! There will be a cash bar during the dance party. 

Day 4: January 8, 2017

  • 8:30AM-9:30AM–Therapeutic Yoga with Ayla 
  • 10:00AM-11:30AM–1st Session with Bentinho (morning talk + Q&A)
  • 30-minute break
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM–2nd Session with Bentinho (Q&A or meditation exercise + explanation of individual afternoon homework exercise)
  • 1:00PM LUNCH
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM–Community Co-Creation Workshop 
  • 8:00PM-9:30PM–3rd Session with Bentinho (dialogs & guided meditation)

Day 5: January 9, 2017

  • 9:00AM-12:00PM–Group Boat Trip! Snorkeling & Diving (to-go lunches will be provided)* Purchase tickets for the boat trip at the top of this page*
  • 7:30PM-9:30PM–Evening Session with Bentinho

Day 6: January 10, 2017

  • 8:30AM-9:30AM–Therapeutic Yoga with Ayla (optional)
  • 10:00AM-11:30AM–1st Session with Bentinho (morning talk + Q&A)
  • 30-minute break
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM–2nd Session with Bentinho (Q&A or meditation exercise + explanation of individual afternoon homework exercise)
  • 1:00PM LUNCH
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM–Community Co-Creation Workshop 
  • 5:00PM-7:00PM–Closing Session with Bentinho 

GROUP BOAT TRIP ON 1/9/17!

We have two boats reserved for the retreat group's private use on Monday, January 9th! The trip will be from 9am-12pm. We will visit Buck Island (a national wildlife refuge) and an old ship wreck in Cruz Bay.

We are excited to offer the following options:

  • SAIL ONLY–For those who want to join the trip, relax on the boat, soak up the sun and do not want to get in the water. 
  • SNORKEL–We will venture to a shallow bay for snorkeling with with sea turtles and an old shipwreck. Snorkel equipment and supervision is provided.
  • CERTIFIED SCUBA DIVING–A 2-tank dive for those who already hold a scuba diving certification, with a deeper first dive (max depth at site 80ft–but always stay within your certification limits) and then joining up with the sail boat for a shallow wreck dive (45ft). You must have your certification card (or details to find online) and have dived in the last 12 months. All dive equipment is provided.
  • NON-CERTIFIED SCUBA DIVING–Want to try scuba but don’t have a certification? This is a basic introduction to SCUBA diving, and allows you to ‘give scuba a go’ with an instructor. You will go over some basic theory on the boat on the way out to the dive site with your instructor. To find out more about this experience visit PADIs website: https://www.padi.com/padi-courses/discover-scuba-diving. All dive equipment is provided. 
  • FREE-DIVING–A free-diving instructor will be present on the dive boat so that anyone with experience free-diving can dive within the limits they are comfortable with. You must bring your own free-dive equipment.

 
Anyone opting to dive must be in ‘general good health’ and you will be asked to sign a liability waver form and a medical questionnaire. If you answer yes to any of the conditions on the medical form you are required to have a doctors permission letter to dive. If required, please get a doctors letter beforehand, or answer no to all the questions, at your own risk.
 
We are able to take a maximum of 30 divers so please reserve your space soon if you want to dive! Cost for the trip is $100 per person. We will provide a boxed lunch to take with you on the trip (vegan & gluten free). 

Marriott Frenchman's Reef St. Thomas (Retreat Venue)  Click here to book at room at the retreat venue

Marriott Frenchman's Reef St. Thomas (Retreat Venue) 

Click here to book at room at the retreat venue

GETTING THERE

There are only two ways to get to the Virgin Islands, by air or by sea. If you are flying, you will fly into the Cyril E. King Airport (airport CODE: STT) on the island of St. Thomas. Non-stop and connecting service from the US mainland to St. Thomas is available. Click here for the USVI ferry schedule.

ACCOMMODATION AND LODGING

If you wish to stay on-site at the Marriott St. Thomas, please make a reservation by calling 800-524-2000 or by clicking here

The group discount on rooms at the Marriott St. Thomas are subject to hotel availability. We have a limited number of rooms on our block, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.

CAMPING ON ST. THOMAS

MAGEAN'S BAY (21 minutes from retreat venue)

Overnight camping is a favorite activity in the islands. Magean's Bay offers one of the most beautiful and safest places for your overnight campouts. Camping is a budget conscious hotel alternative, and offers an eco friendly, tranquil camping experience within the beautiful Caribbean and it's natural surroundings.

Click here for more information on camping at Magean's Bay.

If you do intend on camping, please reserve your camp site as soon as possible since January is high season in the USVI.

Magean's Bay Beach 

Magean's Bay Beach 

Unifying the Awakened Ones in Service to the World

This retreat will connect the dots, revealing a new type of unified spirituality–one that is lead by those at the cutting-edge of an awakening humanity. We, who are already awake and empowered, will come together in this blissful retreat setting–with the ocean as our great nourisher and the Sun as our encouraging witness--to further awaken and empower ourselves and each other, as we envision into existence the unification of the awakened ones in service to the world. 

We will form the beginning of a new and dynamic democracy, and we as its leaders will become the humble light-bringers who help humanity to remember who it is, while we represent its highest outcome.

This retreat is two-fold: On the one hand, we will focus on the very nature of bliss itself, and examine how we can swim more powerfully and vibrantly–with fewer restraints and hesitations–in the abundant ecstasy of the omnipresent One Infinite Creator.  We will deepen our ability to saturate ourselves with bliss at will, so that we may be better able to abundantly and honestly manifest our own dreams into physical reality.  

On the other hand, we will come together to powerfully weave the golden threads of enlightenment, empowerment, cosmic disclosure and "wisdom-in-action" together, into a geometrically unified canvas of an awakened global community. 

We will form a bond so strong and so accurate in its perception of Creation and the forces at play, that we will become a force of light that knows no aggression, yet carries with it an incorruptible passion for the truth to be known by the people of this Earth. We will fight--without ever lifting a finger--for the beauty that we know is the human potential and for the healing and acceleration of this Earth, ushering in a fully realized Fourth Density civilization/planet for All.

Infinite co-creators, it is time to leave our differences behind and form a web so strong that it becomes impenetrable by those who would like to keep humanity asleep for their own entertainment. 

Let us wash over this planet of ignorance with a clarity in our waters that will cleanse this world of its delusions and spoon-fed sedatives. Let us become a black hole in the fabric of this man-made matrix of slavery; let us become a tear in the veil of the illusion of separation and victimization; and above all, let us march steadily onwards as a unified community of blissful creators--with humility, confidence and love ever present in our hearts--so that we may continue to accelerate the transformation of this planet into its purest form. Together we CAN do this.

Join me, if you are ready, and help me unify the awakened ones around the world while clarifying our duties. 

We will hold workshops at this retreat that will give you the ability to contribute your ideas and visions; to add your vibrational influence to the forming of an Enlightened Alliance for Global Awakening (EAGA). 

Standing together, we will tilt this planet into alignment and overwhelm its surface with a heavenly sphere that will benefit all, regardless of their karma. All are forgiven, and all deserve the option of an Enlightened Civilization to call "home."

REFUND AND CANCELATION POLICY

  •  90% refund for cancellations made prior to September 1st.

  • 75% refund for cancellations made September 1st - October 31st.

  • 50% refund for cancellations made November 1st - November 30th.

  • 25% refund for cancellations made December 1st - December 20th.

  • No refunds after December 20th, 2016.

Tickets are non-transferable to another person. 

We strongly recommend purchasing your retreat ticket to secure your seat prior to purchasing your flights and accommodation.

*Pricing reflects tuition and lunch each day only. Airfare and accommodation not included.  

Questions? Email events@bentinhomassaro.com

Book your tickets at your earliest convenience at the top or bottom of this page! Bentinho and the Trinfinity team are looking forward to being with you in the Caribbean this winter!