Ixchel & Dustin
Since the moment that our souls recognized each other in 2015, we knew that we have been brought together to amplify our shared mission - to catalyze a graceful transition from duality to oneness, and from fear to love so humanity can live in remembrance of our divinity & connection to all of creation.
We have been each others greatest teachers over the past 4 years, growing in love, deepening our commitment to our relationship and dedicating ourselves in service to our shared mission through our Loveolution offerings.
Together we create containers of community with a foundation of radical acceptance, non-judgement and unconditional love where everyone feels safe enough to peel away the layers of conditioning.
It is our greatest joy and passion to create transformational experiences that empower people to live as their most authentic, highest selves!
I am passionately dedicating my life to the liberation of all beings through my service, what is known as the Boddhisatva vow. Of course this starts with myself and is a continual journey of remembrance of who I really am. I have been committed to the path of Self Realization for over 20 years, peeling back the layers of illusion and conditioning to intimately know my true essence.
One of my first aha moments came about 20 years ago at the Landmark Forum when I got on a deep level that I am the creator of my reality. This allowed me to release the parts of myself that were playing the victim and actively create the life of my dreams. I broke free from self limiting beliefs, opened an art gallery, import shop and holistic interior design business, bought an apartment in NYC, opened my heart to an amazing relationship with a gorgeous, loving man and continued to travel the world. I created everything I could imagine, but still felt there was a part of me seeking something more.
Then I discovered plant medicine and found that what I was seeking was within me. Sitting with Ayahuasca for the first time was like coming home. I got to connect with the part of myself beyond name, time and space that has always been and will always be - free of the ego that was identified with any of my triumphs or failures. For the past 15 years Ayahuasca and Huachuma have been my greatest teachers, and in the past four years Peyote has been polishing my heart. Deep immersion in nature, dance, meditation and yoga have been my pillars of peace for the past 20 years. In 2012 the portal of music opened up for me and I started playing guitar and receiving songs.
The most authentic way I can serve is from embodied experience, sharing the things that support my path. I holistically weave together my passions, offering ceremonies, workshops and retreats with nature immersion, yoga, breathwork, sound healing, singing circles, dance, sweat lodge, shamanic and cacao ceremonies, satsang & sharing circles.
A part of my purpose is to create community. I am the mother of a passionate 13 year old artist who has been raised with inspiration by a village in the community I co-founded with his dad 13 years ago. We all still live together and our son has two mamas and two papas.
I am dedicated to creating a sense of community in each workshop or retreat that we offer, holding a space of pure unconditional love, radical presence & authenticity from which to inspire the remembrance of our divinity, empowerment of our full potential & embodiment of the truth of who we are – pure love.
Dustin Kyle Brooks
With a heart full of gratitude I introduce myself into your life as Dustin Kyle Brooks. I was born and raised in a small countryside village a couple of hours south of Chicago. Naturally gifted athletically, nearly all of my energy was devoted to sports for the first 21 years of my life. I found the human body to be an extremely interesting scientific experiment, continued to test the limits of my physical capacity, and learned how to share the knowledge I had harnessed through experience. I became a student-athlete, playing baseball in University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Exercise Science.
After my collegiate years, I followed a dream into the strength and conditioning realm. I was blessed to land a job with the Major League Baseball World Series Championship team, the San Francisco Giants. I served their organization for 3 years as a S&C coach and was blessed to walk away with a World Series ring with my last name on it. Having reached such a 'pinnacle point' in my life and feeling internally empty and unhappy, I knew it was time to make a major change in my environment and lifestyle.
My heart and soul were yearning to travel and experience the world. Stepping away from everything that I had worked in my life to achieve, I traveled to the Himalayas in India to deepen my passion for yoga. I completed a YTTC and became much more interested in the deeper aspects of yoga than the physical part I was initially drawn towards. I then followed my heart towards several different meditation retreats and continued to have profound realizations each and every day.
Being open to the flow, Great Spirit guided me towards the mystical island of Bali where I became entranced with the depth, beauty, and humility of the culture and their connection to the elements. I then met my beloved Ixchel and once again my whole reality shifted for the better.
Since then, I've been fully devoted to opening my heart, refining my artistic expression, learning from the plant kingdom, and stepping into my dharmic path and purpose.
I've received clear guidance that bringing the Brotherhood together and helping to support the rise of the awakened masculine is one of my main missions and goals in this lifetime and I'm extremely grateful for this opportunity to serve humanity in this way!
"The Loveolution has changed my life in every way imaginable. Since I met Ixchel and Dustin two years ago and sat in my ceremony with them, I’ve witnessed my relationships, career and overall experience of life transform profoundly. It’s why I’ve continued to sit with them a handful of times since then, why I invite others to join this powerful vibration without hesitation, and why I continue to support this vision with all of my heart. Their reverence and respect for this work is met with an impeccable capacity to create and hold sacred space, while casting a circle of love that I’ve witnessed dissolve fear back into its original form. Whether this is your first time sitting or you’ve sat many times before, I couldn’t recommend enough gifting yourself the experience of the Loveolution, receiving its blessing, and joining this family that spans the globe. Mucho amor familia! Viva!"
- Adam, United States
"I can not thank you enough for our last retreat. I feel it has completely transformed my life. I’m another person in so many ways, and it feels wonderful. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH! I feel your work is far greater than any of us can even imagine. SO GRATEFUL!!!"
- Sara, Denmark
"Ixchel’s intent is so pure (truly and honestly, in my humble opinion) She presents creative innovation of the kind of ceremony that is unique to our times, to what I think humanity needs desperately in the world...right NOW! She combines the sacred space of Ceremony, with the interwoven follow up of intimate and divinely guided community, creatively helping us all to be healers in community to one another. This kind of mold breaking creativity, to me, is nothing short of truly innocent modern genius. I learned so much from Ixchel’s courage to be and do what is so needed in this time of transition. I encourage YOU, whoever you are, to see and experience what Ixchel is doing. Trust her innocence of pure intent...it will take you to a place where you will meet and be guided by your own innocence. There, your OWN greater self, will seemingly reach back for you, perhaps through time and space, take you by your own hand, and show you something that you didn’t even know, that you didn’t know. This is what happened to me with Ixchel, over and over again, during the timeless retreat I shared with her. I trust her to set her sails upon any seas, and deliver me to myself, on the shore of a land of LOVE and HARMONY....the stuff that DREAMS are made of. Thank you Ixchel. I will FALL in enlightened GRACE with you again someday. There are no words for this feeling I have in my heart for you."
- Keith, United States
"Thank you for creating such a nurturing environment - your mother nature was truly shining brightly with so much tender love and care for each of us. It felt as if everything was prepared just for me; the teachings and ceremonial songs you shared, were calling directly to my true heart. You allowed a deep wisdom to flow through to all in sharing your beautiful voice, confident experience as well the vulnerable moments, creating an honest space for unlimited discovery together. I was able to take away from the experience more that I could have expected or hoped for. I step forward into my renewed self with a deep gratitude for the great abundance that I am blessed with in my life.
- Chelsea, Australia
"I knew Ixchel before the retreat, in fact she was one of the main reasons I decided to do it. I feel full admiration and appreciation for her loving, generous and compassionate heart and am inspired by her talent and creativity – she is a genius. I didn’t expect it to be such a powerful experience. Expressing my feelings like fears, needs & longing in the group gave me so much clarity about myself and my intentions in life. My being felt nourished, inspired, supported and full from this amazing experience.
- Catalina, Spain