REMEMBER YOUR POWER

You crave a deeper connection with Mother Earth.

You want more joy, happiness, wholeness, and freedom in your life.

You long for clarity about your path and purpose.

You desire to heal grief and release trauma.

 

You are ready to transform, so you can be of greater service to the world

A divine feminine change agent, ushering in the New Paradigm on Earth.

It’s why you came here.

 

You are a medicine woman with incredible gifts to share, and the world needs your magic and your unique medicine, now more than ever.

 

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We invite you to TRANSFORM

A Womxn's Shamanic Medicine Retreat to Peru

Join us in The Sacred Valley November 3-10, 2018 for 7-days of Sacred Medicine, Song + Sisterhood

 

AT THE END OF THIS RETREAT YOU WILL FEEL…

Lighter

Freer

Clearer

Whole


You will be transformed


WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
 

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In our week together I got to travel into the depths of my soul and heal old wounds and stories that had been weighing me down and holding me back from my next level. In ceremony and through conversation with my sisters, I was able experience the freeing of my voice and a profound connection with my true purpose. I am so grateful for the release, the insight, the memories, the new friends, and most importantly the strength and the courage I developed through the journey.
— JANIRA M
In the five years that I’ve been doing shamanic (and all types of) healing work, the clarity and deep clearing that I experienced on this trip were among most profound I’ve experienced to date. The space facilitated and the Plant Medicines, allowed for very tightly held beliefs, patterns, and structures to be unearthed during the trip - ones that I didn’t fully know were there and that I hadn’t allowed myself to see until taking the time for myself and investing in myself in this way. Even one week after the trip, I am still very much in a healing and integration process, uncovering even deeper truths that the medicine of this trip helped to show me.
— SARAH P
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WHAT’S INCLUDED

7 nights in eco-luxury accommodations in the Sacred Valley of Peru

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Transportation to and from Cusco/ Pisac to the retreat center

3 healthy, delicious meals per day, in accordance with our Ayahuasca diet

Yoga & Meditation classes

3 Ayahuasca Ceremonies (Nov 4, 5, 7) in the Shipibo tradition

1 Medicinal Plant Walk

1 Pusanga (floral medicine) Making Workshop

1 Land Offering Ceremony with an Andean Shaman from Qeros

1 Coca Leaf Ceremony with Qero Medicine Man, Puma

1 Closing Cacao Ceremony led by Jane and Maggie

1 90-minute group intention-setting session before the retreat

1 30-minute pre-Ceremony coaching session during the retreat

1 90-minute group integration session after the retreat

Shopping/ hiking/ spa recommendations + connections pre-retreat

Optional: massages, vegan meals


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JOIN US IN PERU

This retreat is currently FULL! If you are interested in joining us for future adventures, please sign up below to receive invitations.


A portion of all retreat profits go to Alianza Arkana to support reforestation of the Peruvian Amazon and preservation of Shipibo culture and traditions.


YOUR MEDICINE WOMXN

Jane Mayer

Jane Mayer is a shamanic healer, poet, and ceremonialist who has studied with indigenous healers in the mountains of Peru, the Amazon, and the highlands of Ireland, alongside powerful teachers in the Western world.

For many years, Spirit called to her from a well of deep emotional and physical pain, and she has chronicled her mystical personal healing journey to wholeness through extensive poetry. She works with plant medicine, sacred sound, somatic experiencing, dream work, and multidimensional healing to support individuals and communities in transmuting their grief and pain into pathways to embodied soul.

She leads ceremonies across the country, as well as international retreats, and works with individuals and organizations to help them remember who they really are. Her deepest mission in this lifetime is to use these ancient practices to heal the modern world, specifically women, families, and young people ages 8-18.

She is listening to still, small voices everywhere.

To learn more about her work, visit janeislistening.com or visit her on social media @janeislistening.

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Maggie McCloud

Maggie McCloud is a multidimensional guide, Earthkeeper, and plant medicine advocate. Here in service to the awakening of humanity, her mission is to help people reconnect to their hearts and bring their unique visions to life. She has been working with Ayahuasca since 2014 and has deep reverence for this medicine and this path.

Maggie lives a nomadic lifestyle and is currently based in the Hudson River Valley of New York. After working at Google for 5 years, she left to follow her heart’s deepest desire of starting her own business. Maggie is the co-creatress of Tesora Sacred Travel and teaches an online course for female entrepreneurs called Project Phoenix, which fuses her business skills with her shamanic studies.

To learn more about her work, visit maggiemccloud.com or visit her on Instagram @maggiemccloud.

 

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Carolina Dowell

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Carolina will be the facilitator for our Ayahuasca Ceremonies. We partner with her organization, Tree of Light Retreats, which holds a safe space for women to experience Ayahuasca in the Shipibo tradition. She lives in the Sacred Valley of Peru with her partner and beautiful daughter.

Carolina first began working with Ayahuasca in 2010. After her first ceremony she knew that she had found her teacher, and in 2011 she made her first journey to Peru to work with Shipibo healers. Her experiences were so profound that she decided to make a big life change and move to the jungle. She spent the next few years working closely with the medicine and other plant dietas. She received a very deep calling from the plants to help share their wisdom and support others choosing to step onto this path.


YOUR MEDICINE MEN

Pedro Gorrie

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Pedro first began working with Ayahuasca in the Shipibo tradition in 2012 and having found his greatest teachers there, remained in the Amazon jungle for the following 2 years where he trained and worked in a large Ayahuasca center.

It was there that he met his partner Carolina and experienced first hand the major transformational work that is possible with Ayahuasca through his deep connection with plant medicines.

In this time he also witnessed and supported many others on their healing journeys and furthered his connection and understanding of the Shipibo culture through “plant dieta” and the creation of music projects with the healers.

Pedro is currently based in the Sacred Valley, Peru with his family and continues to study these ancient healing practices through regular dietas with Noya Rao and other Master Plants. He feels truly honored to co-facilitate with his beautiful partner and to share this incredible healing tradition, safely and lovingly with the world.

 

 

Puma

Coca leaf reading is on Andean Spiritual tradition and Puma is a master of this plant spirit divination. Puma was born in the highlands of Chinchero, in the Andean region of Peru. Since the age of six he was trained by his Grandfather in the traditional ways of the Paqo (Andean Medicine man). Puma is a highly recognised and respected Paqo and his presence on our retreat  is a huge honor.

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VENUE, LOGISTICS + TRANSPORTATION

YOGA MANDALA

We are blessed to host Transform at the gorgeous Yoga Mandala in the Sacred Valley. Yoga Mandala is located in Arin, a 1.5 hour drive from Cusco. 

See more at yogamandalasacredvalley.com

Logistics

We recommend that you arrive at least 2 days before the retreat begins so you can acclimatize to the altitude. Cusco is at 11K ft and the Sacred Valley is around 9K ft. You’ll want ample time to rest and allow your body to adjust to life at 2 miles high.

Once you register for the retreat, we’ll provide a list of places to stay in Cusco and Pisac that are near our pickup locations for Saturday, November 3.

Transportation

We will be providing transportation to and from the retreat center to make your journey with us as seamless as possible.

TO THE RETREAT

The retreat begins on Saturday, November 3, in the afternoon. We will have 2 pick-ups - one in Cusco and one in Pisac - to transport you to Yoga Mandala, the retreat center.

  • Plaza San Blas Church in Cusco on Saturday 11/3 at 11am
  • In front of Chaska Pisac on Saturday 11/3 at 12pm

FROM THE RETREAT

The retreat ends on Saturday, November 10, in the morning. We will have 2 shuttles - one to Cusco and one to Pisac - to transport you from Yoga Mandala. Both Cusco and Pisac are excellent jumping off points for other journeys in Peru.

  • Two shuttles will depart Yoga Mandala on Saturday 11/10 at 10am
  • One shuttle drops off at Chaska Pisac in Pisac (~11am)
  • One shuttle drops off at Plaza San Blas Church in Cusco (~12:30pm)

After you register we will send you a detailed logistics document with maps, basic Spanish phrases to help you get around, and details on where to stay in Cusco and Pisac. We’ll also be in contact with you directly about your travel plans. We’re here to support you!


WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

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Where do I even begin?! This woman (Jane) is absolutely incredible & carries powerful medicine. She’ll tell you that her guides bring it through her, but she’s the one who is listening to them, and that is magical. I had one session with her, & she untangled and cleared an issue that has caused serious health issues for me. I have so much gratitude for this woman & having had the privilege to work with her!
— Michelle H
The plant medicine work we engaged in was deeply healing and helped me explore things I had buried deep in my heart. I emerged feeling completely renewed. I felt (and still feel, and don’t expect that to change!) so supported by Maggie and Sena and the group of women who attended, and that we formed a life-long bond built around our shared experience during the retreat.
— EMILY B
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Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
— Carl Jung