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Afia Walking Tree Presents

A Journey in Jamaica 

December 27 - 30, 2017 

Join Afia Walking Tree for three days of meditation, reflection, drumming, yoga, and building your skills as HEALING JUSTICE ACTIVIST.


Retreat experience includes: 

  • Lodging (double occupancy) at Paradise Villas 

  • 3 Meals Per Day 

  • Drumming Workshops 

  • Yoga and Meditation 

  • Small group (no more than 10 participants)

  • Afro-Caribbean Nutrition Classes 

  • Earth-based ritual and healing  

Cost $4000 JMD per night (1 Night Minimum)  


Preparing for journey:

The retreat is an opportunity to connect with women of the African diaspora and Indigenous nations and from United States and Jamaica in deep healing, physical restoration and spiritual revival. As a space of healing we ask you are prepared to: 

  • Not take any alcohol or marijuanna, or other substances (unless prescription) while with us.

  • Be in a deeply emotional space and willing to share your personal experiences, listen to other women's stories, and offer encouragement and gratitude. 

  • Have limited cell phone and WIFI use.

  • Eat mostly vegan, sugar free, caffeine free,  wheat/gluten free, "Ital" style food

Please note this is not a religious space all are welcome (including members of the lesbian, queer, and bisexual community). 


2016 - 2017 

Facilitators and Teachers 

Afia Walking Tree


African Diasporic Drum

Afro-Caribbean Nutrition


Marjorie Whylie,

Jamaican Drum Legend


Caribbean Music Scholar


Kameela Abdul,

Massage Therapist 

Yoga Instructor 




7:30am wake up - Tea, Prepared Juice
8am - 9am-  Restore Your BODY
9am- 10:30AM Breaking-the-Fast

Afro-Caribbean Nutrition Class with Afia Walking Tree) 

11am - 1:00 PM Revive your SPIRIT 


Dec 27- 28, 2017  

  • Heart Circles 

  • Drumming Classes 

  • Creative Expression 

Dec 29, 2017

Jamaica Drum Legacies Featuring Marjorie Whylie 

1:00PM - 2:00PM Lunch (On/Off Campus) 

2:00pm - 4:00pm  SoulJOURNIES

  • Self Reflection 

  • 1-on-1 with Afia Walking Tree 

  • Massage


4:30PM - 5:30PM The Gathering 

  • Drum

  • Dance 

  • Song 

6:00PM - 7:00PM Dinner 


7:30PM- 9PM - Re-imagine your FREEDOM 

Dec 27th, 2017  

Drum-Talk-Story Featuring Afia Walking Tree 

Dec 28, 2017

Drum-Talk-Story Featuring Marjorie Whylie 

Dec 29, 2017 

Collective Wisdom/Art Sharing 

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