The place is so beautiful and peaceful. Jim and his staff are really great. I felt very safe there and I am forever thankful. Having a real shaman made all the difference and Manain is a very powerful one.
Ayahuasca retreats at the Hummingbird focus on the dynamic interplay of our spiritual condition, belief systems, emotions and physical bodies. Our methods bring a holistic approach to understanding how this "mind-body mechanism" of our personal experience works in a practical and useful way.
Explore your true inner nature and let go of the limiting concepts and beliefs of the past so you can full express your authentic self.
An ayahuasca retreat is an opportunity to benefit from the powerful medicine spirits of the Amazon. Working closely with our master curandero Don Fernando Laiche, these spirits heal and teach us, purifying our physical, energetic and spiritual bodies.
In addition to ayahuasca ceremonies, participants receive medicinal plant baths, steam treatment and a mud bath to cleanse toxins from the skin. All retreats also include at least one San Pedro ceremony, the visionary cactus of the Andes.
When appropriate, Don Fernando will also prescribe other medicinal plants or treatments for individual, depending on their needs. Those that come for longer stays also benefit from a master medicine plant dieta for deeper healing and cleansing.
An emphasis is made on mindfulness, and there is a meditation before each ayahuasca ceremony. Talks on our subconscious mind, conditioning and our belief system pulls in the latest understanding of human consciousness and how we create our experience of life.
This information complements the teachings of ayahuasca, helping us to accept and understand our experience in ceremony and let go of the limiting patterns that keeps us from a joyful authentic life.
Experience the deep healing and teaching of Peru’s two visionary medicine plants on a 12-day retreat that includes 7 ceremonies. Allow these powerful medicine plants to get at to root of your problems, clearing energies, beliefs and thought patterns that keep you limited in your daily life. Let ayahuasca and san pedro clear the blocks that keep you repeating the same unproductive behavior, and find the freedom to express your authentic self!
Our 9 day retreat is an intensive introduction to the magic of ayahuasca and the san pedro visionary cactus, with 5 total ceremonies. This retreat is a great choice for those looking for clarity of purpose, relief from minor emotional struggles, a deeper understanding of themselves and freedom to live more authentically, or to deepen your spiritual understanding and connection with the divine. It also includes two talks on reprogramming your subconscious mind.
The Hummingbird Center offers personalized ayahuasca healing retreats from 2 to 4 weeks for those looking to go deeper the medicine or whose condition needs a longer treatment plan. Personalized retreats include at least one 8 day dieta with a master medicine plant chosen by the shaman to help with your healing and learning. These longer stays include more ceremonies and more direct and personalized coaching from the shaman and facilitators.
$2700 - $4900