Originally from the US, Carlos moved to Iquitos in 2004 to live and study with a shaman named don Juan. After four years of study, he started a healing retreat program called the Ayahuasca Foundation. Now operating in three separate locations, the Ayahuasca Foundation offers people from all over the world a chance to regain their self love, to achieve balance in their life on all levels...We offer the following Ayahuasca Retreats:8 day Rejuvenation Retreat – $1350REFRESH AND RESET: Attend 4 ceremonies at the Riosbo Research Center led by a Shipibo maestro. Also, receive various personalized plant treatments including plant baths, vapor baths, smoke baths, purgatives, inhalants, and also natural remedies. Along with traditional treatment are integrative healing practices like epigenetic activation, breathwork, meditation, yoga, massage, and counseling.2 week Ayahuasca Retreat – $1750NOURISH YOUR SOUL: Attend 6 ceremonies led by a true Shipibo curandero. Receive various additional plant treatments including plant baths, vapor baths, smoke baths, purgatives, inhalants, and other natural remedies. Complimentary practices on the retreat include massage, counseling, yoga, and meditation. Retreat participants can also go swimming, hiking, and fishing in the National Reserve.3 week Total Healing Retreat – $2550COMPLETE HEALING: Participate in 9 ayahuasca ceremonies led by a Shipibo curandero. Receive a complete program of plant treatments including vapor and plant baths, deep internal body cleanses, blood purification, and consciousness enhancement. Extra offerings include yoga, massage, counseling, meditation, as well as swimming, hiking, fishing, star-gazing, and just relaxing in paradise. We offer the following Ayahuasca Courses:4 week Healing Empowerment Course – $3850REVIVE YOUR HEALING POWER: Spend four weeks at the Riosbo Research Center and attend 11 ceremonies led by a Shipibo maestro. Get the deepest personalized healing treatment program possible. Learn about the plant spirit healing tradition as well as modern methodologies and how to use them to activate and enhance your own healing power. Additional integrative practices help to guide your own personal process to fully empower yourself as a healer.6 week Plant Medicine Course – $4450PLANT SPIRIT COMMUNICATION: Intended for people who feel called to learn more about the healing tradition of plant medicine. Students six weeks at the Chamisal Healing and Education Center with the Shipibo curandero don Ronor and attend up to 18 ceremonies. Do multiple short dietas with a variety of amazing plants in addition to receiving and learning to prepare plant remedies and treatments. Learn to make your own plant medicines with a true indigenous healer.8 week Curandero Initiation Course – $5850TRUE SHAMANIC TRAINING: Intended for people who want to study the authentic Shipibo tradition of healing with ayahuasca. Students spend eight weeks with the maestro don Enrique at the Inkan Kena plant medicine school, attend up to 24 ceremonies and diet noya rao and other powerful teacher plants in addition to learning icaros, ceremony techniques, and plant remedies. It’s a unique opportunity to study traditional curanderismo with an authentic indigenous maestro. The Ayahuasca Foundation was started in 2008 and is dedicated to the preservation and continuation of the ancient science of plant spirit medicine. We work with one Shipibo family of curanderos in a unique and pure style centered around the use of ayahuasca and the sacred tree, Noya Rao.We offer dietas with Noya Rao during our courses and our treatments include over a dozen other plant remedies and daily healing work. We also include integrative practices like yoga, meditation, epigenetics, breathwork, massage, ayurveda, hypnosis, sound healing, channeling, and counseling.It is our mission to guard the sacred tree of spiritual knowledge that has grown in the Amazon Rainforest for millenia, and replant the seeds of spiritual awareness so that new trees of forgotten wisdom will again grow throughout the world. Visit our website for more information. Thanks!