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School Yoga Institute: Mystical Yoga Teacher Training

 

Feb 5 to Feb 25 2020 200 hr YTT

Apr 24 – May 14 2020 200 hr YTT

June 10 – June 30 2020 200 hr YTT

July 1 – July 25 2020 300 hr YTT

Sep 1 – Sep 21 2020 200 hr YTT

Nov 1 – Nov 21 2020 200 hr YTT

Dec 1 – Dec 21 2020 200 hr YTT

School Yoga Institute/Sacred Lotus 200 and 300 hr certified Yoga Alliance Teacher training’s hold a strong intention for personal transformation. In this way, the courses are designed not only to provide students with tools to share the wisdom of yoga with others, but also to look at their own lives from a spiritual perspective.
 
To guide the process of personal transformation we draw on the ancient wisdom of the East as well as on the Shamanic Medicine Wheel of Peru. Our trainings are arranged in four cycles, following the four cardinal directions, asking the guardian spirits to guide a cycle of release, understanding, growth and empowerment. Together we create a space that reveals our wisdom within and accelerates the realization of our life purpose.

We share the Art of Teaching and Art of Touch, during which students learn to teach two asana sequences, the Mystical Hatha Flow, a slow, meditative, Sivananda-based practice, and the Mystical Vinyasa Flow, a more intense, breath-synchronized flow. We also share the fundamentals of intelligent sequencing and explore alignment and adjustment of poses in depth. Each evening we close with Satsang, our evening gathering, which may be meditation, kirtan chanting or sacred ceremony.

Please visit School Yoga’s Yoga Teacher Training Peru for more info

INTO THE HEART OF LIGHT

February 1- 10 2020

February 15 – 25 2020

Jan 17 – 27 2020

Here in a warm cocoon in the foothills of the Andes, you’ll experience a powerful personal transformation using a synergistic blend of the shamanic practices of the Americas and the ancient art and science of Yoga.

Gathering in safe and sacred ceremonies to receive the traditional plant teachers of Peru, we’ll use the insights gained and the heart opening that occurs to inspire and deepen our yogic practices. In turn, these practices enable us to more fully embody and integrate these master plant teachings, allowing us to continue working with them both within and outside of ceremony whilst grounded in a clear, spacious, and centered state of being.

The multicultural practice of “Council Circles” will also play a significant role during this 10-day retreat, prefacing and following all shamanic ceremonies, further assisting us with our blossoming and the incorporation of our practices.

Experienced, trusted medicine keepers will hold space during the entire retreat (which will also include temazcal, a sweat lodge purification) and our seasoned yogini will assist us in exploring the higher levels of the art, all while the power of the “Valle Sagrado” holds space for us as we reconnect with soul. 

Our team includes SOSA co-founder Simone MacKay, medicine woman Leticia Tika Qantu Sideris, and yogi elder Paul Temple from Hummingbird Retreats in Pisaq, with other guest facilitators TBA.

Open to practitioners of all levels and experiences, this event meets all Continuing Education (CE) requirements as required by Yoga Alliance for all registered yoga teachers, and also counts as one of three 100-hour modules for those moving towards an advanced 300-hour training (500-hour certificate).

The cost for this 10-day retreat is USD $1950 and includes facilitation, all medicine ceremonies (we will be working with Ayahuasca, Huachuma [San Pedro] and rapé) a guided hike, floral baths, gourmet chef-prepared vegetarian meals and accommodation.

Click here for more info

 
 

Shamanic Sound Healing and Plant Medicine Retreat

 

February 26th – March 1st, 2020

This transformational retreat, led by Grant and Alexandra, will take you on a healing journey to the depths of consciousness to unlock the power of healing within your heart. Join us in the sacred valley of the Incas among the energy of the Peruvian Andes mountains as we walk together to rediscover our own healing ability. You are the medicine, life is the ritual, and to you we offer this 5 day ceremony of Yoga, Meditation, Sound healing, and Plant Medicine to all our relations.

Traditional plant spirit medicine and sound healing ceremonies have the potential to assist with problems ranging from diabetes, autoimmune diseases, infertility; to long standing depression, anxiety, addiction, PTSD and other deep psychological issues. These ceremonies may also bring amazing philosophical and spiritual insights and can connect the drinker to deeper levels of creativity and heart centered living. This medicine is used to cure the physical, emotional, and spiritual bodies and it’s beautiful healing qualities have recently been spreading all throughout the world. We would be honored for you to share this healing journey with us.

Please visit School Yoga’s Yoga Teacher Retreats Page for more info

 
 
 

A Sacred Innercise Journey with Kelsey Reed Armbruster

March 8 – 14 2020

Join Kelsey Reed Armbruster, founder of Innercise Yoga, for a week of adventure and relaxation in the Sacred Valley of Peru! This Andes Mountain retreat will include yoga (2x) daily, local vegetarian cuisine, and cultural insight to the local community.

There will be opportunities to hike to a nearby waterfall, get inspired in service with the community, and explore local markets and villages. You ground in our fresh and focused energy, an optional trip to the famous Macchu Picchu will seal the week off.

If you are seeking healing, transformation, and a taste of culture—this retreat is for you!

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-kelsey/

Sacred Valley Pilgrimage – A journey into the heart of Andean Medicine

March 8-19th, 2020

This 11 day soul nourishing pilgrimage to the Sacred Valley of Peru will be a ceremonial and initiatory journey into the Heart of the Andean wisdom traditions. It is a precious opportunity to create a more alive and awakened connection to the ancient, yet every new, wisdom of the Andes. The Paqokuna healing traditions offer a potent antidote to the disconnection to Earth and Soul, so prevalent in the dominant global culture. In this journey we will each bring healing to the disconnection in our own lives, helping to bring healing to the collective.

In this 11 day odyssey of heart and spirit you will:

  • Receive empowerments, blessings, and teachings from Q’ero Elders and Andean Wisdom Keepers.

  • Journey to the ancient power sites of Cusco, Pisaq, Chinchero, Ollantaytambo, Ñaupa Iglesia, and Moray to learn from indigenous wisdom keepers the knowledge of the Ancestors.  

  • Create resonant connections with the 12 primary Mountain spirits (Apus) of the Sacred Valley.  

  • Participate in ceremonies of direct initiatory experience with the sacred plant teacher Huachuma in a radically beautiful and safe space. You will be guided and held by experienced, kind support and loving care. Including facilitated group process, dialogue, and teachings to help each Pilgrim have a successful journey.

  • Have the opportunity to dive into the magic, medicine, and mysticism of Pachakuti Mesa Lineage with sanctioned teachers. This is a radically powerful way to awaken your sacred altar ground.

  • Stay at the beautiful and enchanting Sacha Munay retreat center. Its incredible gardens, waterfalls, and vibrant green mountains on all sides, you heart will be deeply nourished by this peaceful place. Sacha Munay offers options of medicine baths, massage, and other healing services for interested guests.

  • Visit the Pisac village where you will be able to access the famous Pisac Artisan markets, restaurants, and botanical gardens.  

  • We will eat local, organic food and have fresh filtered water available throughout the entire journey. Most meals are included and can be prepared to your food needs.

The cost of this pilgrimage begins at $2,295 US Dollars (cost is dependent on the type of lodging you prefer).

To learn more find us at: www.visionaryhearts.com OR email visionaryheartsretreat@gmail.com

A Retreat for Seekers to End Boredom, Find Their Tribe and Create a Grand Adventure with Myla and Lauren

March 21 – March 26, 2020

Find your unlimited potential on our magical 7 day chakra balancing retreat! Chakras are the energy centers that govern different aspects of our physical, mental and emotional selves. Over time these can become blocked which can cause us humans to feel tired, in emotional or physical pain, bored and unsatisfied with relationships. It is essential for our well being to create balance in our chakras. Each chakra is a different color, located in a different area of the body (both energetically and physically) and connects to different aspects of our lives. It’s time to reconnect and give yourself space to heal. Are you ready to create massive change in your life?

Peru is one of the 7 wonders of the world and the sacral chakra of Mother Earth. It is known as the lost city and considered by shamans to be an energy vortex. What does this mean exactly? and how does this relate to you? Visiting this city will increase your energy to match the amplified vibration of Peru. This ancient land is filled with mysteries and such a high frequency that staying here for a short trip will give you the positive boost you’ve been looking for! Machu Picchu is a life-altering destination because it activates all the chakras and creates a pure space for spiritual messages to be received. One thing that we found interesting is that Machu Picchu’s terrain has quartz scattered amongst the mountains. Quartz is a crystal made for healing and cleansing. It also creates psychic abilities, clarity, peace of mind and balances the immune system. Lucky us! We get to end our trip with an overnight adventure amongst the crystals and stars!

Our week begins with a Despacho Ceremony, an ancient shamanic gathering to heal, restore balance and ask specific requests from the spirit world. Each day we will balance one of the 7 main chakras by using yoga, breathwork, meditation, reiki and for the higher chakras the akashic records. Shed layers with daily vinyasa yoga and relax in the evening with restorative yoga and guided meditation. We are excited to dance amongst the crystals, breathe in the fresh scent of rolling hills and expand our minds to experience the teachings of the ancient Incas. Come find yourself and your tribe in the lost city of our Mother Earth!

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-myla-lauren/

Sacred Vitality: A Yoga & Ayurveda Retreat with Heidi L. Audet

March 28 – April 4 2020

Join Retreat leader, Heidi L. Audet, for this 7-day retreat and rediscover your sacred vitality, your innate ability to replenish and renew your mind, body and spirit.

In the Andean cultures of Peru, there is a fundamental belief that “energy exists in all things (the spiritual life force) and that this energy needs to be maintained in a balanced state. This energy exists in all-natural forms, including trees, plants, rivers, glaciers, lakes, rocks and high mountain peaks …There is a belief amongst the Quechua people that “all life comes from Mother Earth (Pachamama) and returns to her upon death. When the energy becomes unbalanced or out of alignment, rituals are required to regain equilibrium.”

 Similarly, Yoga and Ayurveda, both extensions of Samkhya Philosophy, also believe in spirits or energy (Parusha) and in matter, or nature (Prakriti).  When Prakriti is out of balance (known as Vikriti), and we are not in concert with our true nature, we become dis-regulated. We need practices or rituals to bring us back into homeostasis. An Ayurvedic Spring cleanse is an example of one ritualistic practice to regain equilibrium. We will explore these concepts a little deeper during the retreat.

During your retreat, you will be surrounded by beautiful nature and opportunities to experience balanced wellness. This is the perfect retreat for you to gather your friends, siblings, or significant others, and immerse yourselves in the sacred energy of Peru. 

Experience daily meditation, pranayama, and a morning yoga asana practice to prepare you for the day; luxuriate in a daily evening restorative yoga class to help you rest, heal and renew at the conclusion of your day.

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-heidi/

Above and Beyond – Yoga Health and Healing Retreat

March 28 to April 4, 2020

ABOUT THE RETREAT:Shoshana Treichel from the Above and Beyond Yoga Center in Mobile Alabama and Sangeetha Kannan, a Senior therapy instructor and mentor at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Chennai India join forces to provide an opportunity to create health, happiness and healing through the practice of yoga and meditation as expounded by the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya. We could not be more excited to bring together our combined decades of experience with you in this one week escape into the serenity of Peru’s Sacred Valley. We have crafted and polished a program of daily yoga, meditation, conversation and chant to both inspire and invigorate. Whether you are a long time practitioner, yoga teacher or absolutely brand new, this retreat is for you.

The yoga practices will be a combination of hatha, vinyasa, and therapeutics. We want to give you a variety of tools to release tension present in the body and cultivate the space for healing. The meditations will be primarily breath-awareness based with plenty of explanation on technique. We want this to be something you can take back with you when the week is over. Conversations will be on the topics of body and health, the importance of breath, the nature of mind and developing a home practice. Chant will be an option for those interested and we will work with some of the very classical verses on healing from the Veda(s).

What we want more than anything is to create the space for you to feel good physically and be at peace mentally. That is what this retreat has to offer and we hope to see you there.

INCLUDED IN THE RETREAT:

7 nights accommodations
Homegrown, Chef prepared vegetarian meals daily (except on tour days)
Morning meditations, daily asana and philosophy lectures
Group tours of Sacred Valley sites such as Pisaq, Maras and Moray
Day trip to Machu Picchu
Peruvian Despacho Fire ceremony
Alpaca farm trip
Waterfall hike
Community service with local school
 
NOT INCLUDED IN THE RETREAT:
Round Trip Airfare to Cusco Peru
Travel Insurance
Tips/Gratuity
Optional spa treatments/ceremonies available at the center
Any additional off site meals during tours and day trips
 
*Please contact Jake at jake@abhotyoga.com  for more information and retreat registration can be found by clicking this link:
 

Shift Your Vision: A Peruvian Vision Adventure in Sacred Valley with Daniel McCall

April 4 – 11 2020

Set Your Vision. Dissolve Roadblocks. Create Success.

Adventure, travel, and sharing experiences are part of living a fully awake life. At Yoga One, we don’t just retreat, we invite you to take on living an engaged and rewarding life.

Level up your life in this week-long adventure designed to create a new vision of success and clear out roadblocks that sidetrack our goals.

Together we’ll combine the magical movement of Baptiste Power Yoga with practical leadership and vision setting skills. And we’ll check a few boxes off the adventure bucket list too!

Each day we’ll practice yoga and meditate in a fun and restorative way, pow wow on Yoga One Leadership principles to light up your life, and hike around the beautiful Sacred Valley that once formed the epicenter of the Inca Empire.

From harrowing mountain peaks and rural villages to roaming llamas and alpacas, you’ll find it’s the perfect place to elevate and update your true-to-you life vision!

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-daniel/

Ayahuasca Retreat in Peru

April 17 – 24, 2020

If you are looking for a way to release your trauma and heartache to create more space within you to grow, please consider joining us for an Ayahuasca Retreat in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

We will be offering it April 17 – 24, 2020. This is one of the BEST times to be in the Sacred Valley as the rainy season has passed and everything is a vibrant green.

This retreat is for you if you desire to:

  • Release limiting beliefs, blocks, trauma, PTSD, depression, fear
  • Find your heart’s desires / life purpose
  • Heal relationship wounds 
  • Call in your soulmate
  • Have more abundance with money, opportunities and health
  • Explore the world of sacred plant medicines 
  • Be comfortable in your own skin 
  • Create a life that gives you true joy and authentic connection

This retreat gives you the time and space to let go, creating a lasting shift in your awareness and life. During our time together, you will be held in a safe and supportive space for you to do your inner work.  

Our intention for holding these retreats is to create a space of healing, transformation, and personal reflection.  A place where everyone feels safe and comfortable.  A space that allows for you to experience your own consciousness in a new way. 
Includes:

  • 7-nights accommodation (with 1 roommate, same gender)
  • All meals (vegetarian) 
  • 3 Ayahuasca Ceremonies 
  • Despacho with Q’ero Elder
  • 2 Group Breathwork Sessions
  • Meditations, Integrations, Discussions
  • Gentle Yoga, Hiking or Movement 
  • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off in Cusco 

What’s not included:
– Airfare
– Bodywork – massage, energy healing, etc

Space is limited, so please contact us soon to reserve your spot.

Denise and Cesar bring a combined 20 years experience. This husband & wife team have been leading international retreats and ceremonies since 2011. Prior to that they were students for many years, cultivating a deep relationship with the sacred, master plant, Ayahuasca. Traveling from the Andes to the Amazon, learning from teachers and masters from all walks of life and lineage. 

They humbly channel the healing energy of Madre Ayahuasca through sacred song, silence and a keen intuition. They help midwife participants through each ceremony by supporting them to find their inner guru and release blocks and dense traumas/energy that prevent them from living life fully.

This is a rare opportunity to be personally guided by these gifted healers. To be held in an energetic container of love and to do deep healing work in a safe and supportive way.

RESERVATIONS: 
denisefcooper@gmail.com

YOGA & RITUAL: A Guided Journey to Peru with Kat & Samantha

May 9 – May 16, 2020

Join Kat and Sam on a guided journey to Peru. Experience traditional ceremonies at our retreat center and explore ancient sites in the Sacred Valley, including the ruins of Moray and Machu Picchu. Reconnect to yourself with daily yoga classes, meditations, sound healing, delicious food and much more.

This retreat will include morning and afternoon/evening yoga and meditation classes. The morning class will take place either just before or just after breakfast. After the first class and meal, you have free time to explore, relax, or take part in optional add-on activities. Lunch will take place midday, during this free time. There is then an afternoon class followed by dinner. An evening restorative class or group gathering after dinner may be included as well.

There will be an optional excursion offered for a full-day trip to Moray during the retreat as well as an optional 2-day tour of Machu Picchu offered at the end of the retreat.

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-kat-sam/

COMING HOME TO YOUR SELF

A Sacred Journey to Peru

with Genevieve Rivera & Prema Posner

May 18 – 23 2020

Join Genevieve and Prema for an all-inclusive, once in a lifetime, unforgettable, yoga adventure in Peru’s Sacred Valley. This is the land of magic, magnificence, inner peace and adventure. This trip will change your life forever. Peru is considered to be one of the 7 wonders of the world and is known as a bio-energetic center of great magnetic power and healing. Ancient Peruvians, just like ancient Yogis, embrace the Divinity of Nature. Peru and its indigenous cultures are rooted in spirituality.

We will stay in the Munay Sonqo Retreat and Yoga Center located in the Sacred Valley, surrounded by the majestic Andes mountains, nestled in an oasis of native plants and fruit trees and nourished by a magnificent waterfall. It is a place to connect to the incredible depth and beauty of what nature offers. Three delicious meals with locally-grown and lovingly prepared ingredients will be served daily. Each guest room is a reflection of the Peruvian culture of the Sacred Valley.  You have the option to stay in single or shared rooms. There is also the option to stay in adorable Teepees for those who are on a budget.

Our week together begins with a traditional Peruvian Despacho Ceremony, an ancient Shamanic ritual to heal, restore balance, connect us to nature, the elements and the Spirit World.

We will start each day by practicing in the center’s gorgeous glass Yoga Shala, with views of the valley and Surrounding mountains. We will balance specific Chakras with a combination of Gentle Morning Yoga, Breathwork, Meditation, Sound Healing and Mantra. In the evenings, we will share either Restorative Yoga, Meditation, or Special Ceremonies to include a Sound Ceremony and Kirtan (chanting circle).

We will explore ancient sites in the Sacred Valley including the Pisac Ruins, the colorful Pisac Market and Tipon Water Temple. These excursions will be led by experienced guides and shamans.

Journey home to the center of your Heart. Experience a harmonious blend of ancient indigenous wisdom and yogic teachings to guide you on a path of awakening. Soak in the physical beauty of nature and the rich spiritual energy that is part of the Incan way of life. Awaken your inner healer, activate Inner Peace and embody your highest vision of your Self.

For additional information please visit:

www.seeonlylove.org/pages/retreats

or Email: Prema@seeonlylove.org

ISTA – SPIRITUAL SEXUAL SHAMANIC EXPERIENCE LEVEL 1

May 23 – 29 2020

OPEN TO THE TRANSFORMATIONAL POWER OF LOVE!

You do not need to earn it or prove yourself, you just need to live it..

If you are ready to step into your power and live your full essence through radically enliven your sexuality and to dive deep into the heart of your wild erotic nature, then join us.

Re-enliven your deep connection to LIFE. Reset your neurology from survival stress into thrive mode. Reclaim the sacredness of your body. Liberate your natural wildness. Gain powerful tools to shift emotional patterns for more pleasure and connection.

Join a global community prioritizing authenticity, embodied spirituality, intimacy, bliss, empowerment, and freedom.

If you are ready to transform your life, this experiential 8-day event is for you

The People

Thousands of people on 5 continents have attended the ISTA training over the past 8 years and have been radically changed for the better by uncovering reactive patterns and transforming them into conscious ways of being.

The Retreat

This retreat focuses on clearing the physical and emotional body of shame, guilt and fear related to sexuality and authenticity. This is done through multiple pathways of healing: guided visualization, emotional release, shamanic initiations, energy tracking and conscious touch are just a few of the practices used to dive deep into the inner realms. The inner masculine and inner feminine archetypes are explored because when they are fully integrated a door opens to a deeper knowing of the Self as whole and complete.

The Event

This event unfolds within a powerful group process based on unconditional love, intimacy and acceptance of what is arising. By the end of this event, you will feel more open, relaxed and present and be more in touch with effortless flow of life, no matter what it looks like.

The Experience

No prior knowledge of shamanism or sacred sexuality is necessary to attend this retreat. This event is about expanding beyond your comfort zone, while honoring your healthy boundaries. Nudity and intimate touch are a part of this training, however, you are always at choice and the facilitators will help you navigate what is authentic for you. Individuals and couples of any sexual preference are welcome to attend.

This is an individual process that happens in a group environment and a level of ability to be self responsible is needed to navigate the spiritual sexual shamanic space. ISTA is a mystery school and approaches trauma from the shamanic perspective of connecting with the body and soul. We recommend that if there is known deep seated trauma, individuals seek one on one sessions and get the ok from their therapist before entering the group process.

Follow these links for more info and to register

https://www.istaperuexperience.com

https://www.schooloftemplearts.org/Event/387/peru-ista-sssex-level-1?area=EventModule

 https://www.facebook.com/events/236553913917144/

Pachamama Ecstatic Dance Retreat

June 21 – 27, 2020
 
Hosted by Awakened Spirit Yoga
 
This week-long movement retreat is an opportunity to explore yoga, dance, meditation, and sound work in one of the most energetically powerful places on the planet. Join us in the Sacred Valley of Peru to heal, nourish and reconnect to your body & soul through daily practices designed to deepen your connection to the natural elements and inspire your personal practice beyond the retreat.
 
In this retreat you will:

 

 

 

 

 

• Practice yoga daily in a glass shala overlooking the stunning natural surrounds
• Explore therapeutic and healing ways of moving the body through dance and free movement
• Connect to the elements of nature and bring daily ritual into your life
• Rediscover the natural, creative expression of your body
• Experience a traditional Despacho Ceremony (an offering to the Earth) and Temescal (sweat lodge)
• Hike to a nearby waterfall
• Reset your nervous system through sound healing, meditation, and breathwork
• Stay in luxury shared or single accommodations and be nourished by 3 local, organic meals each day
• Reflect, renew, and reconnect to your daily practice through a deeper connection to nature and recognition of the sacred in all things

This retreat is recommended for:

• Yoga practitioners
• Dancers and movers of all backgrounds and experience levels
• Practitioners looking to reconnect to their body & soul through movement and creative expression
• Those wanting to immerse themselves in a stunning, restorative environment with supportive yogic and therapeutic practices

 
 
For more info and to register email info@awakenedspirityoga.com or visit

Spiritual Abundance – 2020 Vision with Kathy Yannucci

July 3 – July 10, 2020

Join Kathy Yannucci on this spiritual journey to the Sacred Valley of Peru where you will embark on a unique 2020 Vision experience to create spiritual abundance in all areas of your life.  We will connect with our own sacred energy while practicing daily meditation, pranayama, and yoga. Our days will be infused with Ayurvedic wisdom, Dharma talks, journaling, and time for introspection.  

Due to the sacred energy of Peru, this country is where the spiritually inclined come to tap into ancient wisdom and tradition through Incan, Andean and Amazonian culture.  Our retreat will begin with a Despacho ceremony where we will offer our intentions and prayers to Mother Earth (Pachamama) and the sacred mountains (Apus). This ceremony helps us stay in harmony with nature while blessing all areas of our life.

Kathy’s spiritual journey combined with 15 years of teaching yoga, inspired this retreat to the sacred country of Peru.  She is fluent in Spanish and English. Kathy looks forward to guiding you on this magical journey amidst the natural beauty and wonders that await you in Peru.

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-kathy/

AYAHUASCA MEDICINE RETREAT (Offering to the Heart)

3 – 8 August 2020

German Virgez (Venezuela) and Lupita Castro (Mexico) walk a sacred path devoted to healing and to the expansion of consciousness with master plants, and to opening this path to others. They are committed; and their way of life reflects this commitment and the enhanced awareness it has brought them. They are what they preach, they ‘walk the talk’; honorable guides in an honorable calling.

The couple began their journey back in 2007, travelling to Colombia, Peru, Venezuela and Mexico to study with respected teachers, embodiments of different medicine lineages and traditions.

Today, German and Lupita are themselves masters with an approach to plant medicine that is unique and wholly their own, the result of experience, finely-tuned intuition and the wisdom garnered from the plant.

They are also, not incidentally, renowned musicians and composers. In a ceremonial context, they blend the melodies and traditions of East and West, of Amazon and Andes into a seamless whole of high, clear energy where music is a powerful vehicle within the experience.

German and Lupita perform and record as Ayahuapu: their original music is prized by fellow musicians and ayahuasqueros and played at ceremonies throughout the world.

AYAHUASCA RETREATS

Retreats afford a unique opportunity to learn at the hand of loving, Grandmother Ayahuasca.

Our intention is to create and sustain the space for deep healing work aided by the powerful tool for personal transformation that is Ayahuasca. From a place of expanded consciousness, free of negative emotion, the plant allows us to see the personal perceptions that have created our inner and outer realities; perceptions that are flawed and limited and keep us from creating lives of health, abundance and joyful connection. Our behavior, and our relationship to ourselves, to others and to our environment is based on our perceptions. Identifying flawed perceptions gives us the opportunity to change them and so change our lives.

The retreat combines Ayahuasca ceremonies with group integration sessions, meditation, Tibetan Yoga, periods of silence, ritual offerings, nature walks, visits to sacred sites and a diet supportive of the work. This combination of action and contemplation, nourishment and medicine works the magic.

Event Highlights

  • 5 days Master plants Retreat.
  • Sacred Valley Cusco-Peru.
  • 2 night time Ayahuasca Ceremonies.
  • 1 day time Ayahuasca Ceremony.
  • Group integration sessions.
  • One-by-one sessions with the retreat guides (If required).
  • Maditation Sessions.
  • Tibetan Yoga.
  • Medicine Music.
  • Offering Ceremony with a Quero Priest.

What’s Included

  • Lodging (5 nights)
  • All food and beverages (vegetarian diet).
  • Three Ayahuasca Ceremonies (2 night time & 1 day time).
  • Ceremony of offering to the Earth and Mountains (Guided by a Quero Priest).
  • Group integrations sessions.
  • Meditation sessions and Tibetan yoga.
  • One-by-one sessions with retreat guides (if required).

What’s Not Included

“Does not include air ticket, nor transfer to and from the airport”
(We can arrange transportation with trusted taxis)
For more information or to register in the following link: https://kawsayvida.com/retreats/

 

Nourish Your Soul in the Sacred Valley of Peru with Lynne Bowsher

September 5 – 12 2020

 

Are you ready to disconnect from the busyness and stress of everyday life and immerse yourself in a 7-day spiritual adventure where you can renew your mind, body, and spirit?

Peru is one of the 7 wonders of the world and contains some of the world’s purest energy. Peru is known as a bio-energetic center of great magnetic power which possesses a powerful healing effect and provides visitors with the strength of mind. Ancient Peruvians, just like ancient yogi’s, cherished divine respect towards nature. Peru and its indigenous cultures are rooted in spirituality.

Our time together will be spent in the Sacred Valley just outside of Cusco which has been attributed to “the center or navel of the world”. In yoga practice, we work to connect to our center. Our week will begin with a traditional Peruvian Despacho ceremony which will help connect us to nature, all beings, elements, and spirits. This ceremony helps to return you to the essential unity with all that exists, the living energy of the universe. Similarly, through our yoga practice, we practice asanas to connect to that same higher power that exists within us all.

Reconnect and nourish your soul with morning asana and pranayama and an evening restorative class to further help nourish, rest and heal your body, mind, and spirit at the end of each day. There will be time for some reflection on yoga philosophy too. Of course, there will be delicious food and a beautiful setting to also help Nourish Your Soul!

Come join us for a once in a lifetime experience where you can allow yourself to tap into the powerful spiritual energy of the Andean mountains, deepen your practice and connect to nature and those around you.

The Iyengar method of yoga is accessible to everyone, regardless of age or physical condition. Iyengar yoga is a very “classical” form of yoga with a dynamic approach emphasizing the integration of body, mind, and spirit through focused attention and concentration. Emphasis is placed on the development of mobility, stability, strength, and alignment. As practice continues, a student’s ability to concentrate improves, profound inner awareness develops, and the asanas become ‘meditation in action’. Body, mind, and breath become integrated, peace of mind is enhanced and all the major systems of the body move towards a state of balance and harmony.

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-lynne/

Inner Illuminations

An Akashic Records Medicine Retreat

September 17 – 30 2020

This is an invitation to discover who you are beyond your persona,
to tap into your own wisdom, and come home to your authentic self.
You will be guided through an unforgettable 10 day transformational
journey of exploration, healing, embodiment, and celebration.
Daily workshops will explore the basic elements of shamanism, heart-based
tantra and conscious communication. You will learn to access the Akashic Records
of yourself and others; as well as receive Guidance on how to navigate within the Akashic Fields. Classes will meet your
level regardless if you are a beginner or an advanced practitioner.
Your stay will include 2 Ayahuasca ceremonies with an indigenous shaman and healer, who is experienced in holding a
safe and traditional ceremonial space. We will also be working with the ancestral wisdom of various other plant medicines
to enhance our exploration of self and deepen our connection with Nature. We will be integrating the wisdom and power
of these Medicines through the practices of yoga, movement, mantra, meditation and a native Andean Temazcal sweat
lodge ceremony. An overnight visit to the sacred site of Machu Picchu will leave plenty of time to reflect amongst the
breath-taking views of the sacred valley.
Each guestroom is a reflection of the Peruvian culture of the Sacred Valley and is surrounded by an oasis of native plants
and fruit trees, nourished by a magnificent waterfall. Delicious meals made from locally-grown and lovingly prepared
ingredients will leave you feeling energised and radiant. We have unlimited access to a sauna and swimming pool
throughout the retreat. Enjoy evening bonfires spent underneath starlit skies and connect to the incredible depth and
beauty of what nature offers.
Join us for this life changing experience.

For more info: Peru AR Retreat 2020 (draft_29 Dec 2019)

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Receptivity – A Yogic Exploration with Pamela and Kara

October 3 – October 10, 2020

Pamela and Kara invite you to join them for a Yogic Exploration of Receptivity in the breathtaking Sacred Valley of Peru. Become more receptive to your inner Self through the ancient art, science and philosophy of yoga. Pamela and Kara are both Iyengar practitioners and teachers but their individual personalities and experiences will allow you to experience a full range of yoga asana, pranayama and meditation.

By becoming more receptive we are more open to receive fully with our heart and minds the joys yoga can bring – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually during this amazing week.

Through the progression of the week, you will not only gain more strength and flexibility in the physical body, but let go of stress, tension and

negative thought patterns that you no longer need to carry.

Exploring and moving from the external to the internal landscape is truly the art of receptivity. Set your intention for healing, transformation and becoming more whole hearted in 2020. Join us in the Sacred Valley of Peru!  

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S. Iyengar

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-pamela-kara/

Journey to the Sacred Valley: A Kundalini Experience with Amanda and Aubrey

October 10 – 17 2020

Next October, join us in the heart of the Sacred Valley in Peru and reconnect with your own sacred energy. Tap into your inner vitality and wisdom and experience the centering and healing power of Kundalini yoga and meditation.

Emerge rested and revitalized.

We’ve designed a retreat that you will never forget. We will practice Kundalini Yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. We will enjoy exquisite, fresh, and organic cuisine. Relax in the Sacred Valley, go on exciting Peruvian adventures, and make friendships that will last for years to come.

Optional activities include excursions to sacred sites, sacred practices, the opportunity to practice karma yoga by giving back to the local community, bodywork, and an optional trip to Machu Picchu after the retreat is finished.

What is Kundalini Yoga?

The Kundalini energy is vitality, creativity, and consciousness. Kundalini yoga is called the yoga of awareness. As we practice, this energy becomes awakened within us. Kundalini Yoga combines posture, breath, hand position, sound, and eye focus to produce a powerful experience and a shift in mind, body, and spirit.

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-amanda-aubrey-2020/

 

 

Discover Yoga, Wellness, and Self-Care in Peru with Green Frog Yoga

October 11 – 17 2020

Are you ready to discover what wellness and self-care mean to you? Are you ready to figure out how to add yoga, Pilates, meditation, and balance into your daily life?

Discover your own definition of well-being through a week of daily yoga/pilates and meditation, healthy locally grown and prepared meals, a wellness coaching session, friendship, and meeting like-minded people.

Immerse yourself in the Sacred Valley of Peru, known for its powerful spiritual energy. Practice slow flow and restorative yoga, breathwork, Pilates and Meditation along your journey to define what wellness means to you.

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-pam-green-frog-yoga/

The Sacred Journey Within with Candace and Ellen

October 31 – November 7, 2020

Are you ready to discover your own sacredness? Is it time to develop a deeper connection and understanding of your own life’s journey? What better place than the Sacred Valley of Peru to delve deeper into your own being in a place where ancient civilizations were formed.

Join Candace and Ellen as they take you on a sacred journey to your own inner landscape.

On this retreat, Candace and Ellen will utilize yoga and mindfulness as a basis to begin to understand your physical being. We will engage in healing ceremonies using crystals, reiki, sound, traditional local ceremonies, and sweat lodge to deepen your connection to earth, humanity, and spirit. There will be time given to be still and to be silent. There will be time to discuss and engage in community with others.

At the end of this retreat, you will feel connected and grounded to your own inner truth. You will feel a deep sense of being rooted to your own highest sense of self, ready to move forward in life with tools to help you find grace and joy.

Are you ready to take a step back to move forward?

Learn more and register today at https://truenaturetravels.com/retreats/yoga-peru-candace-ellen/

 

 

Facilitator TrainingDancing Freedom Facilitator Training

1st – 22nd November 2020

Join us for our 22 day Embodied Leadership Facilitator Training and Soul Quest Retreat

Do you love dance so much it hurts? Do you forget who you are when you don’t get to move ? Have you experienced awakening or deep healing on the dance floor? Do you have a vision of how embodied self discovery, intimacy and empowerment can support people to thrive and create a better world?

If you answer YES to one or more of these questions, then YOU are an ideal candidate to become a Dancing Freedom Facilitator. Come SHARE THE LOVE.

Our trainings are designed to support ALL LEVELS of dancers and yogis to gain the skills, confidence and embodied wisdom to bring Dancing Freedom to your communities.

This is a training for people who love to dance, who are committed to the deepest dance of freedom within themselves, and who truly care to be a force for changing the world for good. It’s a training for people who will be unsatisfied with anything less than full self expression, anything less than their deepest contribution, anything less than their biggest and most beautiful life.

We welcome dancers, yogis, DJ’s, coaches, psychiatrists, therapists, nurses, educators, ministers, martial artists, healers, coaches and anyone else committed to a path of embodied awakening to join us.

Dancing Freedom is a conscious movement practice, that supports healthy intimacy, full body expression, loving boundaries, emotional coherency & spiritual awakening for individuals & whole communities.

Our training intensives are a deep dive into your personal transformation and evolution as an embodied leader. This facilitator training will take you beyond your edges and bring you home to your authentic Self. You will dance every day, learn new skills for powerful embodied presence and awareness, cultivate amazing new friendships, and flow forward in your own evolution as a leader on the global stage – all at the same time.

If you are ready to step deeper into your leadership and join a dynamic, collaborative, spiritual community that is making a BIG difference in the world- while also giving your body the gift of an immersive, purposeful and fulfilling 22 day dance experience-

then this training is for YOU!

This is no ordinary training. Our training blends deep somatic, ecstatic and shamanic movement work with collaborative leadership training, soul empowerment, sacred ceremony and community peer mentoring.

 

What you Will learn?

This 22-day Facilitator Training is an intensive, super fun, deep dive into dance, movement meditation, space holding, nature immersion, DJ training, embodied leadership, business development, and community building.

As we dive into the core curriculum of Dancing Freedom™ you’ll learn the fundamentals of the practice through embodied experience. We dive deeply into the Dancing Freedom™ practice, the energetic and personal empowerment tools needed to facilitate and guide others, and the big picture on spiritual, emotional and physical transformation possible for you and your communities through dance. We offer a comprehensive experience, a broad and powerful toolbox, and a total holographic understanding and working map for your own leadership. The Dancing Freedom Facilitator Training and Soul Initiation is a modern day embodied Mystery School.

Take a deeper look at what you’ll be learning
be learning over at the Dancing Freedom Curriculum page.

DANCING FREEDOM™ CERTIFICATION

When you finish the training you will be approved to teach as a Dancing Freedom™ Facilitator-In-Training. You can begin teaching immediately as a Facilitator-In-Training. To get your graduation certificate, you must teach five (5) classes, complete a final self-evaluation, and complete a final coaching & review session with a lead teacher trainer.

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Plant Medicine Wheel Retreat

November 30 – December 5 2020

On this 5 night, all inclusive yoga and Ayahuasca retreat in Peru, we are offering an integrated approach to soul discovery and embodiment. Including Yoga, Yoga Nidra and nature based practices to integrate our medicine work which will include 2 ayahuasca ceremonies, Native Sweat Lodge, Floral baths, Sound healing, Sauna and 7 directions teachings.

Set in a luxury perma-culture retreat centre in the breathtaking foothills of the Andean mountains. With organic, chef prepared meals that are grown right here on the land. We have exclusive access to a sauna and swimming pool throughout the retreat and at night we share songs and stories by the fireside, underneath incredibly clear starlight skies that boast full view of the milky way, Southern Cross and showered with nightly shooting stars.

Our plant medicine ceremonies are held by a female medicine woman who holds a powerful and graceful space that allows you to safely journey deep into the unknown. All our Ayahuasca ceremonies are also held using traditional songs of the jungle and live music…this is the real deal set in a safe and nourishing environment

Some have said it’s the equivalent of 10 years of therapy, for others an embodied understanding of oneness and the spiritual element of the yogic teachings, for others a home coming to their heart and soul’s purpose. Everyone’s journey is unique and we welcome and celebrate it all, know now that if you feel your hearts call to join us that all of you is welcome here.

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