Fri, Nov 10|
OPEN - Indigenous Led Sacred Ayahuasca Healing Retreat - St George, Utah - November 10th - 13th, 2023
We will hold 3 ceremonies with a traditional indigenous shaman. During the weekend we will offer sound healing, body work, plant medicines & integration.
Time & Location
Nov 10, 2023, 5:00 PM – Nov 12, 2023, 9:00 AM
Hildale, Hildale, UT 84784, USA
About the event
Please use the link below to the Intake Form to register for this retreat.
You MUST complete and Intake Form to be considered for participation in our retreats.
You must be off all antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anxiety, sleep, and ADD/ADHD medication prior to the retreat date. Please discuss with your doctor the safest protocol for you to follow to ween off your medication. Speak to your attending physician about the length of time it takes for medication to be out of your system. It is for your safety that we require this. Ayahuasca contains MAOIs which can have life threading interactions when combined with some medications.
November 10th - 13th, 2023 – St. George, Utah
This weekend will be held in a town east of St. George, Utah. We will conduct 2 nighttime ayahuasca ceremonies, and 1 daytime ayahuasca ceremony with Taita Pedro Davila.
The weekend includes shared accommodations at a retreat center for 3 nights (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday), ceremony mat and bedding, meals, limpia (spiritual cleansing), breathwork, sound healing, activities, plant medicines & sacrament, and post ceremony integration support.
If approved to attend the retreat you will have 7 days to make the required $250.00 non-refundable non-transferable deposit, which is required to reserve your place. You will have until October 27th, 2023, to pay the remaining balance of $725.00 The total cost for the retreat is $975.00.
There is an option to upgrade to a shared bedroom for an additional fee of $100.00 per king or queen bed and $50.00 per twin bunk bed. Two private rooms are available for an additional cost of $200.00. Men and women will be placed in separate bedrooms, unless sharing a private room.
RESPOND TO APPROVAL EMAIL WITH BED UPGRADE REQUEST.
You are welcome to stay in the separate common area for men and for women for no additional cost.
On Tuesday, October 24th, 2023, at 6:00 PM PST, we will have a pre-ceremony Zoom meeting. You will revive the meeting information once accepted to the retreat.
Information Regarding Ceremony Weekend
We will be gathered around the grandfather fire in a traditional ceremony, carried with harmonica, Icaros and Waira, guided by Taita Pedro Davila.
Taita Pedro Davila is a traditional indigenous doctor often referred to as a “shaman”. He comes from the Colombian Amazon of Putumayo and is of the Kamëntsá people. Taita Pedro has over 25 years of experience serving ayahuasca. He will preside over the ceremonies as we will sit with the sacred Yage/Ayahuasca, connecting with ourselves the Earth’s energy.
We will hold 1 nighttime ceremony and 2 daytime ceremonies with Taita Pedro. In addition to ayahuasca we may be serving sananaga and rapeh. During the weekend we will also offer sound healing, body work, breathwork & integration. Please feel free to bring any instruments if you wish to share.
Our ceremonies will take place in the small town of Hildale, Utah. The nearest airport is St. George SGU. We will arrange airport pick up for 3 PM Friday.
Sleeping mats, a pillow and blankets will be provided. You do not need to bring bedding.
You are provided 6 vegan and vegetarian meals, breakfast & dinner (pre and post ceremony), snacks, water, fruits, ceremony mat and bedding, toilet paper, tissues, paper towels, a bin and bags for vomit, as well as other comfort items. Please feel free to bring anything else that you may need or want to feel comfortable.
-The cost for the weekend is $975.00
-Your space is reserved with a non-refundable non-transferable $250.00 deposit
-The remaining balance of $725.00 will be due on or before October 27th, 2023 (2 weeks before ceremony). 30 days prior to the due date you will receive an email with payment instructions.
-The ceremonies are held inside with the option to go outside, weather can range from the 70s in the day to 40s at night.
-Please bring your owl towel and toiletries.
-Highly suggest bringing a water bottle.
-Check in time is Friday from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
-Check out time is at 9:00 AM on Monday.
-We ask that you plan on staying the entire time so we can ensure a proper closing of the ceremony and an individual energetic cleansing.
-You must be off all medication, supplement, and recreational drugs for a minimum of 24 hours. 3 days is suggested, and a week is preferred. Please refer to the information listed on our website and on the Intake Form, should you have any questions. You must discuss weening off or stopping medication with your attending physician.
* We DO NOT charge for our sacrament, your contribution goes towards the meals and accommodations, and for the traveling expenses of shaman and/or facilitators.
* No kids or non-participants are allowed; this includes humans and animals. If you have an animal assistant, please speak to us about this, as all properties used are private and do not have to accommodate service animals. If we can accommodate, we will or we will advise you to attend a different retreat that can accommodate your animal companion.
* The use of any drug during the whole retreat is strictly prohibited.
* Remember that this is a time and place to heal and reconnect, not a recreational getaway.
Things to pack
- Comfortable clothes
- At least 3 outfits
- Extra underwear
- Flip flops or slip-on shoes
- A towel
- Water bottle
- Any additional comfort items you may want for ceremony or the weekend
Dieta for Healing Circle - Preparation Recommendations
Below is Taita Pedro’s outline of how to best prepare your heart, mind, and body before entering the circle. It is important that if you are taking any medications or have any health concerns that they be discussed with your medical provider and the event organizer.
7 Days Before Ceremony up to the Day of Ceremony
-Drink at least 2 liters of water a day
-Stop eating red meat
-Stop eating pork
-Stop eating pasta
-Stop drinking alcoholic beverages
-Stop drinking soda
3 Days Before Ceremony, also add these practices
-Eat a diet abundant in soups, vegetables, and fruit, accompanied by chicken and fish.
-Limit your intake of garlic, hot sauces, and spices
-Stop smoking marijuana (highly recommended)
Day Before Ceremony
-Do not eat any meat, this includes chicken and fish
-Stop taking medications and supplements; please clear with your medical provider
Day of Ceremony
- Stop eating by 3 PM, juice and water are fine until 7 PM
If you would like a phone consultation or have any questions, please feel free to text or email us.