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The Ayahuasca Initiation Course

The Ayahuasca Initiation Course

Have you felt a calling to ayahuasca? Do you feel that you are destined to be a healer?
The Ayahuasca Foundation recognizes that more and more people are responding to this call, and we have designed an educational program to facilitate their journeys on the healing path…

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The Advanced Initiation Course

The Advanced Initiation Course

Authentic Training in the Sacred Tradition of Amazon Curanderismo This course is similar to the Initiation Course, but goes much more in depth.  It provides students with the greatest opportunity to learn the healing tradition of curanderismo.  Now that we have our Curanderismo School up and running, we would like to offer more learning programs [...]

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Ayahuasca Initiation Courses

Ayahuasca Initiation Courses

The Ayahuasca Foundation offers our six-week curandero initiation course, featuring intense study with an authentic indigenous curandero, and a personal apprenticeship opportunity in the ancient Shipibo tradition. They are designed for people who wish to learn the sacred science of plant medicine. Students learn the basics of spirit healing and attend 18 traditional ayahuasca healing ceremonies during a 40 day stay at the Ayahuasca Foundation’s Jungle Camp…

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The Ayahuasca Foundation’s Curandero School

The Ayahuasca Foundation’s Curandero School

The Ayahuasca Foundation recently opened its new school, designed specifically for the Curandero Initiation Courses.  Built and owned by don Enrique, the school is the perfect place to study the healing tradition of curanderismo in the Amazon Rainforest.  Getting there from Iquitos takes about two and a half hours, which includes a 45 minute hike [...]

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Course Schedule

Course Schedule

The schedule of dates for upcoming Curandero Initiation Courses. It is necessary to fill out the application form to participate in the Initiation Course. Not every applicant will be accepted, but we may add another course each year if we have enough good applicants.

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6week Initiation Cost & Booking

6week Initiation Cost & Booking

Total Cost of the Initiation Course: US$3850 Includes 41 nights Accommodations, Meals, Up to 19 Ceremonies, Workshops, Presentations, Hotel in Iquitos, Hand-Made Ceremonial Cushma, Personal Medical Treatment, Course Booklet, Transportation, Healing Tools, and more… A deposit of $850 must be paid to confirm your reservation. Once you are accepted to the course, you will be [...]

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Advanced Initiation Cost & Booking

Advanced Initiation Cost & Booking

Total Cost of the Initiation Course: US$3950 – Includes 41 nights Accomodations, Meals, Up to 19 Ceremonies, Workshops, Presentations, Hotel in Iquitos, Medical Treatment, Transportation, Healing Tools, and more… A deposit of $850 must be paid to confirm your reservation. Once you are accepted to the course, you will be given…

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Travel Info

Travel Info

Preparing for a trip to another country can be challenging, especially when you’re going to the Amazon Rainforest.  The Amazon Rainforest is not as intimidating as you might imagine, at least not the parts where you’ll be going.  It is quite rare to see a wild animal, and if you do it will most likely [...]

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Jacob – Fall Initiation 2011

Jacob participated in the Fall 2011 Ayahuasca Curandero Initiation Course. He talks about his reasons for coming to the course, his experiences during the course, the healing he received, and his advice for anyone thinking of doing an ayahuasca retreat or participating in the Initiation Course…

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Skye – Fall Initiation 2011

Skye participated in the Fall 2011 Ayahuasca Curandero Initiation Course. She discusses her past experience with ayahuasca, other curanderos, and other centers in Peru, as well as her experiences during the course. She talks about the curandero, the accommodations, and the course curriculum, and gives advice to anyone considering a trip to Peru to drink ayahuasca.

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