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Integrative Coaching & Facilitation
 

This healing retreat includes the use of sacred plant medicine (from the Peruvian Amazon) and "inner work & life transformation" coaching. The retreat takes place at a healing center located in Iquitos, Peru. 

The sacred ceremonies which include the use of plant medicines (Ayahuasca and San Pedro) are administered by a dedicated Ayahuasquero and a Peruvian Curandero with a combined 50 years of experience. Your pre- and post-integration healing coaching is included to help you prepare and process your experience from the powerful plant medicine.

Packages

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Butterfly Package

Ready to evolve into a better you?

Take comfort in knowing that you are embarking on a Journey of self-exploration and healing with the power of plant medicine, expert guidance, and in a safe place. Join a small group and receive basic guidance from Krystal Rose to help you get to and from the retreat center.

 

Cost:$1,700

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Hummingbird Package

Elevate your healing journey with plant medicine and Krystal as your personal guide. This package includes all the elements of the Butterfly package, pre and post-retreat group integration coaching, and 1:1 coaching during the retreat.

(POPULAR PACKAGE)

Cost:$2,000

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Phoneix Package

Are you COMMITTED to changing your life? Integration coaching is the 2nd most important element of the Ayahuasca treatment. Integration supports you in implementing what you uncovered during your Ayahuasca experience.  The Phoenix package includes all of the Hummingbird package elements with the addition of 1:1 integration coaching before and after the retreat. (Highly Recommended)

Cost $2,500

If you would like to learn more and see if this retreat is right for you, fill out our contact form and we can set up a chat.

Why Coaching versus Therapy?

Ayahuasca helps to release negative, fear-filled patterns that have built up over many years through a process of witnessing, integrating and releasing emotional traumas. This facilitates new perspectives on the overall biography of your life and the reasons for the various phases, difficulties and painful experiences. Ayahuasca coupled with Shadow work is the key to discovering an overall greater sense of purpose, presence and peace in your life.

Research indicates that ayahuasca may offer several potential health benefits, especially for brain health and emotional well-being. 

  • Ayahuasca may improve the regulation of mood and emotions, and it could also reduce stress and depression.

  • ayahuasca may increase a person’s ability to be in a mindful state.

  • Ayahuasca may be beneficial for people with PTSD in that it helps with the retrieval of repressed memories, which paves the way for the brain to reprogram or extinguish the associated fear response.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/ayahuasca#benefits

You are encouraged to do your own research before committing to a retreat.

Why Integration Coaching?

Integration is the second most important part of Ayahuasca for healing. The first part is the commitment to the process (preparation, the diet and detox beforehand, and showing up with an open mind).

Ayahuasca integration is a highly individual process and refers to the process of integrating one or more experiences. You can attend group integration coaching or private individual coaching which is why I recommend either the Hummingbird or the Phoenix package.

Determining what an ayahuasca experience means is both an internal and external process. 

The internal side to this aspect of integration means deciding for yourself what lessons to take from the experience.

The external component of integration involves taking practical steps to help you figure out what these lessons are. Often, you may struggle to interpret, accept, or know how to apply certain messages from an ayahuasca experience.

 

Please be informed that integration is, for a lot of people, a long and gradual process. Understanding an ayahuasca experience — and applying its lessons — requires patience and curiosity.

Why Soul Wonderful?

You have the power within you to heal on your own, however, that power is suppressed, blocked, hidden, or unknown because of a multitude of filters that we acquired throughout our life.

The journey of healing can be done on your own but you don't have to be alone!

Vetted, authentic, and safe Ayahuasca retreats normally range from $3000 to $5000 for 5 days (Costa Rica, Peru, Brazil). Integration coaching (highly recommended for best results) ranges from hundreds to thousands of dollars and is worth the money with the right support team. 

Once you become open-minded to these healing modalities the next hurdle is financing the treatments.

Soul Wonderful Coaching gives you access to the authentic, healing center in Peru and integration coaching at affordable rates.

Now the only decision you have to make is to answer the question, "ARE YOU READY FOR CHANGE IN YOUR LIFE?".

If so read on.

What to Expect During the Retreat

The retreat will be hosted and facilitated at Hummingbird Healing Center in Iquitos Peru. You are encouraged to check them out and see if it fits what you are looking for. Please note that Soul Wonderful has a custom package that they do not offer on their website.

About the Center and Retreat According to the facilitator:

Experience the deep healing and teaching of Peru’s two visionary medicine plants on a 7-day ayahuasca retreat.

A retreat at the Hummingbird Center is an intense journey into deep healing that helps clear the roots of emotional blocks and trauma, allowing you to live in a more authentic and natural way. Much of our experience of life is determined by limiting beliefs imprinted in the past. Ayahuasca shows us these old patterns, helping us release them and form new, healthy belief systems that shift our daily experience of life in a more wholesome and open-hearted direction.

The Hummingbird opened in 2010, strictly following the guidance of master ayahuasqueros. Since its inception, our clients have received exceptional results following a traditional Amazonian plant medicine process.

While staying true to what has proven to work, our process has evolved into a highly effective program that includes teaching the latest understanding of human consciousness and how shifting our thought patterns and beliefs can radically shift our experience of life.

In addition to ayahuasca ceremonies, all our retreats also include at least one ceremony with San Pedro, the visionary cactus of the Andes. Grandfather Huachuma is a powerful, yet gentle healer and teacher, and a wonderful complement to the work of ayahuasca. Known as a heart-opening medicine, huachuma is capable of deep cleansing of emotional energy we may have unknowingly been carrying for years.

Retreats at the ayahuasca center offer you a broad-ranging healing experience within a safe and supportive environment. Your safety, personal healing, and personal/spiritual growth and transformation are the center's key focus. Emphasis is on time in the ayahuasca ceremony, balanced by insightful activities and periods of relaxation and rest so you’ll be well prepared for the next ceremony.

Highlights of the 7-Day Ayahuasca Retreat include:

  • Three ayahuasca ceremonies

  • Yoga Instruction morning and afternoon (led by Krystal)

  • 25-minute meditation before each ceremony.

  • One Huachuma (San Pedro) ceremony

  • Private Room with a very comfortable bed.

  • Cleansing vapor bath with medicinal plants.

  • A series of medicinal plant baths to cleanse and strengthen your energy body

  • Individual healings by the shaman during ayahuasca ceremonies

  • Additional healings outside of ceremony if the shaman sees it is required

  • Art supplies for painting and drawing to bring your visions to life using color and texture.

  • Group circle meetings where you can share your experiences, gain new insights from them, and ask questions of our shaman.

  • A shamanic diet with delicious, wholesome, and simple meals suitable for working with medicine plants.

  • Guided jungle walk to view the plants in their natural environment and understand their healing purposes

  • Daily 1:1 coaching sessions with Krystal

You will be staying close to nature in a typical South American jungle setting that has been modernized to include the comforts of daily life that you are used to. Our ayahuasca center follows traditional practices that have proven to bring healing results and the growth and change you are looking for in your life.

Each ayahuasca ceremony is led by our master ayahuasca curanderoDon Fernando Laiche, who has over 38 years’ experience working with the healing powers of this medicine. His powerful icaros and prayers purify and heal the body and mind. During the individual healings each person receives, people typically feel Fernando's work pulling negative energy from their bodies.

Meditation Before Each Ceremony

Meditation is a great way to clear the mind and get into a good mental and energetic space for your ayahuasca ceremony. Forty-five minutes before each ceremony we will have a guided meditation to optimize our consciousness for the ceremony. The guided portion lasts around 8 minutes a leads us into a place of positive possibility. The rest is filled with relaxing, mystical music featuring Sitars, composed for meditations.

While you’re on the retreat additional cleansing processes will be planned to help you get the most out of your time with the medicine plants at the ayahuasca center. These planned activities are intended to facilitate your healing process and will comprise of various traditional healing practices. All meals, lodging, and laundry services are included, and you’ll be housed in a private room in our new guest house overlooking a beautiful lake.

Huachuma - San Pedro

The Hummingbird Center also works with huachuma, the visionary and heart-opening cactus of the Andes also known as san pedro. We have found ayahuasca and huachuma to be very complementary. Some individuals have a special affinity for one or the other of the medicines.

Occasionally huachuma will clear blocks in an individual that ayahuasca does not seem to touch. We have seen a number of people have significant breakthroughs with san pedro, then move on to have wonderful and productive ceremonies with ayahuasca.

During the San Pedro ceremony, many find their ayahuasca experiences come into focus understanding the lessons in a much deeper and more meaningful way. A wonderful, gentle healer, grandfather San Pedro tends to bring very clear lessons and most enjoy the experience.

After the first group San Pedro ceremony, if you prefer to work with it instead of ayahuasca you may do so. It is easy to arrange and we will work that out on a case-by-case basis. While the experience is very different from ayahuasca, it is a peer in its ability to heal and some get much more from working with this medicine than with ayahuasca.

You Will Get a Guided Retreat Experience Focused on Healing

Throughout your retreat, our facilitators will be available to help you understand your journeys and assist you in integrating your experience. They will provide coaching and guidance on how to navigate the process, recognizing that everyone's healing journey is unique.

Our focus is always on healing and we will encourage you to push your comfort zone and step into new productive behaviors and patterns of thinking about yourself and those around you.

In this program, we encourage you to relax. Time alone to reflect and integrate your work with ayahuasca is an important part of the healing process. Journaling and the expression of your visions and creativity through art are also recommended and materials are provided for you.

On the mornings following ayahuasca ceremonies, circle meetings are held so you can discuss your experience with the shaman and facilitator and ask questions to get a deeper insight into your journey. These meetings are an excellent place to learn more about how ayahuasca works, as everyone's journey is different and a variety of explanations and teachings are offered in response.

Through other people's stories, you will clearly see the incredible variety in how ayahuasca works and be encouraged to honor and value your own experience, to tell your story honestly without the need for it to be like anyone else's.

Shifting Your Perception of Yourself and the World

Unique to our ayahuasca retreat are two talks about belief systems and our subconscious minds, and how to change the often unproductive programming we received as children. This is a detailed discussion of how our thoughts and beliefs influence not only our perception of life but also the body’s physiology.

We all have the ability to change our thinking. What we think and believe has a significant impact on our lives for better or for worse. Often we’re unaware that the pain and struggles we face are a result of our thoughts and beliefs. Once we can identify the negative views we hold on to we can alter them to bring about positive changes in our lives. As we change our perception of the world around us, we change our experience of life!

Pre- and Post- Retreat Integration Coaching with Krystal

Integration is the second most important part of Ayahuasca for healing. The first part is the commitment to the process (preparation, the diet and detox beforehand, and showing up with an open mind).

Determining what an ayahuasca experience means is both an internal and external process. The internal side to this aspect of integration means deciding for yourself what lessons to take from the experience.

The retreat center in Peru does not offer integrative coaching. Soul Wonderful coaching offers packages that include both the retreat center offerings AND pre- and post-retreat coaching. 

If the message that Ayahuasca is a life-changing treatment is not clear yet let me highlight that. Ayahuasca can act as an accelerator to understanding the root cause of issues in your life, any mental blocks, gaining clarity on what matters in your life, and even insight on how to heal yourself. However, once you leave the retreat there is still much more work to be done. 

Integration coaching provides you with support to do the work in understanding the clear and ambiguous messages of your experience. Integration can take months to years depending on the work you do after the medicine has left your body. 

Soul Wonderful Coaching gives you guidance as you continue your journey of inner work. Although many people who try Ayahuasca treatments do not do integration work afterward, there is plenty of evidence to support that the impact and desired results are more likely when you continue to do the work when you get home. 

Depending on your package you will get one to two months of group and or individual integration coaching.

Disclaimer: Alternatives before trying Ayahuasca for healing?

Utilizing Ayahuasca for healing is a powerful, effective healing modality, that I believe is something you must be called to try. It is not for everyone and everyone should do their own research before committing to try.

If this is your first time hearing about it please do more research and see if it is truly something you want. Research shares both good and bad qualities of the plant medicine. There are certainly pros and cons. You are highly encouraged to try other healing modalities before psychedelics. Even when used properly and safely, psychedelics are not for everbody. If you are under the care of a mental health professional you must talk with them first as you can NOT be on any psychoactive medications when taking Ayahuasca.

Soul Wonderful Coaching and its partners require you to fill out a health intake form and consult with your doctor before registering for a retreat. Soul Wonderful does not encourage you to stop taking medications without consulting your doctor first and we cannot permit you to attend a retreat if you are using specific medications.

You are encouraged to look into the following as well:

Mindful Based Stress Reduction - MBSR instructor Laurie Hallihan from Minding the Waves is wonderful.

Therapy with a Licensed Therapist

Therapy with a Licensed Psychiatrist (if suffering from mental psychosis, mental illness, manic, depression, or suicidal thoughts) 

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy