AYAHUASCA AND SAN PEDRO RETREATS IN THE SACRED VALLEY
Ryan Joseph Retreats offer an immersive Art, Yoga, Meditation, and Healing Ayahuasca /San Pedro Retreat in the Sacred Valley of Peru in the most authentic, professional, luxurious & comfortable environment available.
MEET YOUR HOSTS CRAIG MCKENZIE AND RYAN JOSEPH
Facilitator and tour guide Craig McKenzie will be an inter-meditatary between the traditional practices of the local shamans, medicine and guides, bridging the gap between two worlds and offering different views of integrating the spiritual experience and how to take that and put it into place in order to make life bettering changes. Taking the last 3 years of living and studying in Peru and having concluded many long master plant diets has set Craig up with a wealth of knowledge surrounding plant medicine traditions to share open heartedly.
Artist Ryan Joseph will be teaching his ART THERAPY techniques to help heal your soul and increase happiness and creativity. His background as a psychologist teaching therapy for over 15 years along with his artistic skills form to make a great connection between the mind and the arts. Art therapy is a wonderful method that uses art media as its primary mode of expression and communication. It will be a great method to express your plant medicine journey.
Ryan Joseph Retreats represent a combination of ancient practices, techniques, teachings and medicines that have had a personal impact on my own life personally. We offer an all-inclusive small boutique retreat of 10 guests maximum so that we can work with each individual deeply.
With these combined practices and techniques we believe our retreats offer the fastest way to accelerated learning and connecting with our true self. Our team will be honoured to help guide you on your spiritual journey every step of the way during your time with us.
Our Ayahuasca retreat in the serene and mystical Sacred Valley of Peru is considered one of the most energetically powerful places on Earth and is truly a trip of a lifetime. We find that simply being in the presence of the ancient Andean mountains, historical ruins, and crisp air offers wisdom and deep nourishment for the mind, body, and spirit. Experience the sacred healing power of plant medicines, awaken to your inner truth through witnessing and exploring the beautiful natural Andean landscape, relax and dine at luxurious resort and cultivate a sense of mindfulness and appreciation for yourself as part of it all. Not only will you be healing yourself from deep within and transforming your life but also getting to witness one of the new 7 Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. We have gone to great details to organize our retreat for maximum personal benefit combined with other exciting excursions but yet balanced with enough down time for reflection and relaxation.
Craig McKenzie closely works with the most skilled and dedicated Shipibo shamans for supported by a staff of Healers and Facilitators to bring you a comprehensive program deeply rooted in the traditional practices of ancestral medicine. We offer a safe, caring, and effective space to begin your journey of transformation, helping you every step of the way as you uncover the energetic roots of any trauma, negative thought patterns, unhealthy habits, or spiritual imbalance. Our carefully constructed program optimizes your healing by incorporating Eastern and modern philosophies for long-term integration into a modern world.
Ryan Joseph will be leading art therapy, meditation and yoga daily sessions to connect the mind, body and soul with the teachings of the plant medicine and help to express your experiences in many forms. Following your time with us, you will return to life back home with a new perspective and a deeper understanding of yourself and your truth, and will be equipped with the skills and tools necessary to integrate your experience into your everyday life.
Our retreat programs, 8 days with 5 ceremonies consisting of:
1 Nunu ceremony
2 Ayahuasca ceremonies
2 San Pedro ceremonies
This amount of medicine is considered to be a perfect balance of deep transformation and extreme enlightenment. They are designed for those who want to 'do the work' and take every opportunity the plants afford for deep transformation and enlightenment. As such, we put great care into your daily itinerary and retreat schedule. Practiced over years of experience, we intertwine the intensity of ceremony with the need to rest; to explore; to stretch; to admire; to be; to process; and to integrate. Our plant medicine retreats can be extremely transformative and enlightening, and we know that such work also requires the need to experience stillness and solitude. Our goal is to welcome and guide you to new findings resulting in a lighter, brighter, more authentic self, and the full experience of love. It is our honor to help you on this most fulfilling of all journeys: the journey back home.
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN CUSCO
DAY 2 - SAN PEDRO
DAY 3 - PISAC RUINS AND NUNU
DAY 4 - WATERFALL AND AYAHUASCA
DAY 5 - ART AND AYAHUASCA
DAY 6 - MEDITATION, ART, BREATHWORK
DAY 7 - YOGA, BREATHWORK AND SAN PEDRO
DAY 8 - NAUPA IGLESIA AND OLLAYTAYTAMBO
DAY 9 - MACHU PICCHU AND DEPARTURE
FOOD & DIET (VEGETARIAN/VEGAN)
According to the Shipibo, there is a time-honored tradition of following a special diet to prepare oneself for the healing energies of Ayahuasca. There is a discipline and commitment that is called upon. Our chefs will be providing exceptional meals (both raw and cooked) that adheres to this discipline from an exclusively plant-based perspective (with the exception of eggs for breakfast). We have passionately instilled in the chefs at our retreat centers a great pride in providing you with foods that open the potential of your journey inwards during your Ayahuasca retreat here in Peru. Please provide any meal restrictions or allergies in the medical form upon registration.
COMFORT AND SURROUNDINGS
Ayahuasca retreats can be physically demanding which is why we wanted to set our retreat above the rest, and incorporate the feel of luxury to your stay. The great majority of Ayahuasca retreats in Peru are located deep in the jungle lowlands of the Amazon Basin at purpose-built Ayahuasca camps which can be uncomfortable. We choose to host our retreats at a stunning, luxurious and secluded resort in Cusco, Peru. During our ceremonies we will be staying in luxury at a beautiful resort in the Sacred Valley. The resort has spectacular views of the mountains and valleys and stunning gardens and grounds. We can offer you those little luxuries more typical of a hotel environment including, wifi, reliable hot water showers, electricity (lights and fans), room service, large comfortable beds along with various pool and lounge facilities along with added spa options.