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CULTIVATE INSTITUTE encourages personal cultivation. It comes from helping individuals and businesses see their situation in a new way. Our retreats encourage challenging your current perspective and introducing unique experiences to help  unlock a better and stronger you.  Let us show you the real Guatemala!  Let us see the real you!


Your team will get the ultimate peace of mind knowing that you have a local, reliable team who is behind you from the beginning to the end.  Hosted by  bilingual Guatemalans and American expats with years of experience in Guatemala, you can sit back and relax. 

We will be with you every step of the way from the itinerary planning, scheduling, on site support, transportation, bi-lingual hosts and post-event follow-up.

From zip lining, to exploring, paddle boarding and connecting with local Mayan people, you will experience a retreat like no other.  It is designed for you to walk away a better person.  Come enjoy a place to cultivate innovative ideas, adventure and unlock the key to awakening the highest level of living.  


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Cultivate Institute Family

A team dedicated to ensuring your retreat experience is filled with

connection, innovation and peace of mind.




Greg Jensen is a social entrepreneur, speaker, and coach, focused on helping people lift themselves out of internal poverty. He has lived full time in Guatemala for the last ten years, where he started several businesses. Greg is the co-founder of Cultiva International, a nonprofit organization that mentors Guatemalan Mayan families on how to lift themselves out of poverty, by teaching them how to grow their own garden.



Leadership Coach

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Leadership Coach

Sam Jensen is an avid runner, rock climber, author and explorer.  He is all about connection.  Combining that passion for connection and his years of experience leading youth groups in Guatemala with Cultiva International, as well as his own climbing and camping excursions around the USA, he is ready to create amazing experiences for everyone that comes on a trip with him.

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