An opportunity to be deeply nourished by the wisdom of nature with plant medicine ceremonies and supportive integration practices. Ceremonies are guided by highly experienced facilitators and complemented with ample time for rest and reflection. Organic meals, hikes in the rainforest, trips to the ocean, optional yoga and meditation classes, and individual counseling included.
Taita Juan Bautista Agreda Chindoy is a traditional healer from the Kamentsa indigenous community of the Sibundoy Valley, Alto Putumayo, Colombia. He is a life-long practitioner of yagé shamanism, who is recognized both within and beyond his native Colombia as an experienced traditional healer and an indigenous authority. He brings over 30 years of experience of working with yagé and other medicinal plants. In addition to being a gifted healer, he is known for his warmth, good humor, and leadership within his community, having been elected governor on two occasions.
Celina De Leon is the founder and director of Circle of Sacred Nature 501(c)3 church. Her work is dedicated to bridging indigenous wisdom to contemporary contexts while also fostering sustainable reciprocity. Her training as a ceremony facilitator draws upon 20 years of experience with Amazonian plant medicine and a foundation in yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda. As an apprentice of Taita Juan Agreda Chindoy from the Kamentsa indigenous community of the Putumayo of Colombia, her ceremonial practice is grounded in a traditional lineage and amidst that she leads with a very feminine approach. She is also a Stanford grad, a Fulbright scholar, has a Masters in Divinity from the Graduate Theological Union, and has received professional training in spiritual care through the art of chaplaincy. Her greatest inspiration and influence comes from being the mother of three children.
$3,000 – $4,000 depending on accommodations