This retreat is a deeply integrated journey into the alchemy of yoga and plant spirit shamanism combining two ancient wisdom paths in a safe and focused way to access deep healing and transformation. This all-inclusive retreat includes 4 Ayahuasca ceremonies and daily yoga instruction. The practice will focus on exploring contemplation of nature and the elements, shamanic wisdom and yogic philosophy to weave together the retreat content with the jungle environment.
All guests will be accommodated in their own private casitas, with a single bed, hammock and mosquito net. These huts are designed for you to be safe and comfortable yet feel connected to the jungle.
This retreat is all inclusive from the moment The Garden of Peace meets you in Tarapoto to the moment they drop you back. Transport to and from the retreat is provided as they are located in a remote location. They meet guests in the main town of Tarapoto which receives domestic flights from Lima.
The entire 10-day retreat is based on site in the jungle with a clean river for swimming and walking trails for exploring between class and ceremony. The program will draw on elements of Hatha, Vinyasa, and Tantric Yoga with a strong focus on connections to the natural world as a source of meditation and insight.
You will explore shamanic concepts from the Amazonian plant medicine tradition and look at the meeting points which occur within yogic philosophy. You will create space for innovation and creativity while remaining centered in our hearts and the guiding principles of Raja yoga.
The schedule will vary depending on when you have Ayahuasca ceremony of which there will be 4 in the 12 days but the typical schedule should be like this:
If you are interested in attending this retreat, The Garden of Peace will need to ask you some health questions to make sure the Ayahuasca ceremonies are safe and appropriate for all guests. Kindly send them an inquiry for further information.
The Garden of Peace is located in North West Peru. The closest major city is approximately 2 hours from The Garden of Peace and is called Tarapoto. In Tarapoto there is a domestic airport connecting with daily flights from Lima, Iquitos and other major Peruvian centres.
All food will be provided. The food is vegetarian / vegan-friendly and in line with Ayahuasca and yogic principles. You will be served with two main meals a day and snacks including super food smoothies.