17-20 November
Virginia, USA

WACHUMA RETREAT

with Dario Hampi Pakari
17-20 November
Virginia, USA

WACHUMA RETREAT

with Dario Hampi Pakari

Wachuma

San Pedro known as Wachuma the sacred cactus, used for thousands of years in the andes mountain by the curanderos (traditional doctor) for individual and communitarian healing purposes.
The plant helps us heal, grow, learn, awake to a spiritual reality, and reach broader states of consciousness. Provide us of a length to look and face the inner world and the reality around us from another perspective.

Dario Hampi Pakari

Traditional healer from Sumak Kawsay culture

Dario is a traditional healer and professional psychologist. For more than 15 years, he has traveled the world facilitating traditional sacred plant ceremonies. He founded The Fuoco Sacro associazione in Italy and is founder and director of SUMAK KAWSAY CHURCH – no profit foundation IDBV in Florida. He conducts ceremonies all around the world bringing talented artists together. His work is a bridge between modern science and ancient traditions.

Your retreat includes:

1 Wachuma

Ceremonies

1 Magic

Ceremonies

Meals

from the Chef
Facilitators
support throughout the retreat
Ethnic music
medicine people

Energetic practices

Yoga and functional movement

2 Integration

with psychologist

Community

INME

Physician On-Hand

consultation

Temazcal

Mexican ceremony

Venue

White Lotus Eco Spa

Lovely gronds and only 20 minutes from Shenandoah National Park. The quirky buildings and raised paths are whimsical. The room cozy with just the right amount of space and lots of natural light. Very comfortable and relaxing atmosphere.

Group practices and integration

This deep healing work is supported and held by an interweaving of practices and activities to create the safest and most loving environment for your journey.

This Practicing before the ceremony will help the body and mind to relax, as well as help you to let go of fear or expectation so that you are more open when receiving the plant medicine.

The beauty of plant medicine ceremony is found in the teachings that are revealed to us. The meditative and self-reflective aspects of yoga and energetic practices can help you to bring these teachings in practical ways into your daily life.

Our team

INME Wellness is a team of indigenous healers, doctors, medical specialists, therapists, ancient traditions practitioners, and musicians that share one common mission — optimizing health of our retreat participants.

Firekeeper & Massage Therapist

Ethnic musicians.

Program

17 NOVEMBER

• 16:00 Check-in and acquaintance
• 18:00 Introduction and preparation for the ceremony
• 20:00 – 05:00 Sacred ceremony

18 NOVEMBER

• 09:00 Light breakfast
• 16:00 Intention setting workshop with Dario
• 22:00 – 08:00 Sacred plant San Pedro ceremony

19 NOVEMBER

• 10:30 Celebratory Brunch
• Rest/check-out
• *All days additionally from 9:00 – 18:00
Massage from Christian

20 NOVEMBER

• Rest/check-out
(we strongly recommend to stay and rest to make sure your integrate your experience well)

FAQ

Is сeremonial plant safe?

сeremonial plant are absolutely safe as long as the following conditions are met:
– you undergo the ceremony with an authentic and experienced healer who prepares the medicine himself, observing traditions and rituals
– you have followed a specific diet for at least two weeks
– you refrain from alcohol, narcotics, and other psychoactive drugs, including antidepressants

Why follow a special diet?

Diet is an important element for successful interaction with the sacred world of Amazonia. Failure to follow the diet may reduce the effect of the healing plant during the ritual, so we advise you to follow the diet for at least two weeks.

Could there be unpredictable consequences?

If you have prepared for the ceremony according to our recommendations, all risks are reduced to zero. In addition, an experienced practitioner of alternative medicine is always present at our retreats to help you during your process.

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