Expert tip: This is one of the most popular yoga retreats offered in Brazil.
Explore the beautiful nature of Brazil on this off-the-beaten path yoga and shamanic journeying retreat in the northern region of Rio de Janeiro state. You will get the best of Brazilian nature by spending your time in Lumiar, a protected nature reserve high up in the mountains of the beautiful Atlantic rainforest. Envision your connection with nature in a tropical paradise unlike any other.
The Ayahuasca is an ancient medicinal plant ceremony with origins in the Amazon. Its a thick brown tea derived from caapi, a vine that only grows in the rainforest. The caapi vine is blended with plant leaves that contain the psychoactive compound called DMT, to create Ayahuasca.
Ayahuasca ceremony involves drinking the plant/vine tea blend under the guidance of a respected shaman, for a night spent in deep connection to a higher intelligence and an understanding of ones true self.
The plant medicine detoxifies the body and mind and opens the chakras to create a powerful connection to the divine. Ayahuasca is an indigenous tradition to the Amazon and is legal in Brazil, where retreats and ceremonies are held and authorized. The role of the shaman is to hold a high vibration and create sacred space for the group.
Shamans are powerful energy workers, and what they do is learn to hold their own vibration so strongly, that they cannot be affected by others vibrations and in fact, will bring others up to meet them.
This retreat will take place in the Lumiar region of Brazil, a protected nature reserve high up in the mountains of the beautiful Atlantic rainforest, in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
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The price of this retreat includes three delicious, vegetarian meals a day, plus some delicious extra snacks throughout the day.
Enjoy hidden waterfall pools
Hike through the mountains
Live music and other cultural treats