Ceremonial-grade cacao from the rainforests of Guatemala.

Roasted and crafted using ancestral methods by the shores of Lake Atitlán.

My story
My name is Mimi. I was born here in San Juan de la Laguna, on the western shores of Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. My family has lived here on the lake for as long as we know. Beyond Spanish, I also speak Tz'utujil, the native language of his region, and have grown up receiving, practicing, and passing along the ancestral knowledge and traditions of my family.  

Mayan Calendar Ceremony

The Mayan calendar ceremony connects us with the energy of time through fire. Flowing through the 20 Nawales, the protective spirits of the day, it will invoke healing, cleansing, and blessings in life.

Cacao Ceremony

Cacao is… love happiness passion calm medicine. The cacao ceremony helps us to connect with our soul and heart, providing a path by which we will return to self-love and internal balance. Group and one-on-one ceremony options available.

Flower Bath Ceremony

This ceremony is intended for those seeking deep relaxation and inner connection. Local herbs and flowers are gathered and prepared in a hot bath, allowing us to absorb the forces of mother Earth and water. In doing so, our energy-ways are cleansed and revitalized. Plant baths are taken in a harmonious outdoor setting around Lake Atitlán.

Temazcal Ceremony

In a Temezcal ceremony, we undergo a rebirth of the body and soul through the cleansing properties of medicinal plants combined with water and heat. Symbolically, it is the union with the uterus of the Mother. Temezcal provides us a way to maintain health, balance, and quietude in the mind. The ceremony is held in a sweat lodge constructed from volcanic stone or cement.

Cacao in the Mayan World

Learn the history, traditions, and significance behind cacao from a Mayan Tz’utujil perspective.

Cacao Guardian Training

Learn under a seasoned Cacao Guardian and gain the knowledge and skills necessary conduct your own cacao ceremonies.

Chocolate: Bean to Bar

Learn to craft chocolate bars and drinking chocolate using ancestral Mayan methods.

Mayan Plant Medicine

Dive into the study of medicinal plants through the Mayan lens. Learn the qualities and healing properties of plants in the Mayan world and how they can be applied to aid and cure illness and disease.

The 20 Naguals

Learn the essences of the 20 Naguals, their representations and associations in Mayan culture, and how they are woven into the Mayan calendar.

Mayan Cooking Classes

Join me and learn how to make delicious and traditional Mayan dishes.

Cacao for Body & Home

Learn to make soap, lip balm, and candles using the cacao plant.



This Nagual represents the connection between past and present by way of the thread, an integral component of Mayan culture. It is associated with weaving and the arts in general.



This Nagual represents the path, road, and guide. An E day is an auspicious one to begin a journey or business endeavor.



The Nagual of the home, hearth, and of children, a day which falls on Aaj is auspicious for children’s’ health and household harmony.



Representing vitality and wisdom, this Nagual is associated with the Mayan altar. To this Nagual come linked the seven shames of Mayan culture: pride, ambition, envy, dishonesty, crime, ingratitude, and laziness.



The Nagual of good fortune and financial stability. It is a day to give thanks. It is the communication between Uk’ux Kaj (Heart of the Sky) and Uk’ux Ulew (Heart of the Earth).



Day of faults and errors. It is, therefore, a day to ask for forgiveness.



A day of wisdom and learning, also associated with earthquakes. People born on this day tend to be highly creative and imaginative.



The Nagual of the obsidian stone. This is a day to expel negative energies.



The Nagual of thunder; its animal is the turtle. It is a day of abundance for the family.


(Ser Humano/Human Being)

The nagual of the Abuelo Sol. It signifies triumph over obstacles. Ruler of solar and lunar eclipses.



A day of occult forces and secrets. It is a day susceptible to the entrance of negative forces, which is why ceremonies of emotional purification are often held. Imox is associated with sensitivity and the subtle mind, as well as bodies of water in the Mayan world.



Iq is wind, the sacred breath of life. It can manifest in hurricanes and storms, which while destructive, harbor signs of change, new ideas, and renewal.



Beyond signifying darkness, Aq’ab’al is also associated with the in-between periods of dawn and dusk. Its energetic dwelling is the cave, and its animal is the bat.



The nagual which weaves life’s web, and also undoes it. It also represents fir, and is etymologically tied to the verb “k’atik”, meaning “to burn”.



Kan represents the equilibrium on the spinal column and nervous system. It is associated with action, movement, evolution, and transformation.



The nagual of death. Its animal is the tecolote, or owl. It signifies the dissolution of all things, good and bad. An auspicious day to wish for the recovery of the sick.



Kej represents strength and the four cardinal directions.



Nagual of harvests, representing the four colors of the maize which grows in Mesoamerica: black, white, yellow, and red. Also associated with the four cardinal directions and the four colors of human skin. An auspicious day to ask for an abundant harvest.



Toj is the heart and spirit of fire. It means payment, offering and gratitude.



Nagual of loyalty and law. Guardian of mountains and walking paths.

Ceremonial Cacao

The purest cacao around. Ceremonial grade & zero sugar..

Tz’utujil Shawls

Handcrafted with natural dyes extracted from local flowers and roots.


Ancestral Cardamom Mocha Drinking chocolate All chocolates contain a small quantity of sugar.

If you have any questions about my services or products, or want to work with me, reach out using the form below. Or send a DM on Instagram @cacao_kakaw With love, Mimi