EXPEDITIONS

 

VIA ILLUMINATA: THE RETURN OF THE MAGICIANS

expeditions1Dates: July 19-31, 2016
Hosts: Dr. Alberto Villoldo, Marcela Lobos

For countless millennia, the shamans have been keepers of ancient rites. They believe that if it were not for their stewardship of the Earth through prayer and ceremony, certain gateways to our collective destiny would be lost forever.

Join Dr. Alberto Villoldo and Marcela Lobos on a journey of ceremony to explore the wisdom we will need in order to thrive during the years to come in these times of great change.

The Return of the Magicians is an annual gathering to read the Prophecy of the Time to Come. This year the shamans will be taking the pulse of our planet and the changes that are causing such upheaval in the world.

Every day you will visit temples and archeological sites with Marcela and Alberto, and take part in ceremonies led by renowned medicine men and women. In the evening you will learn and master each of the Four Insights of the Medicine Way.

During this journey you will have daily contact and instruction from Alberto and Marcela, as well as the shamans who have worked with us for decades. Due to our lengthy relationship with these medicine people, they will share with us insights and lessons they do not disclose to other Westerners.

You will also receive rites of initiation that will help you become an Earthkeeper and truly make a difference in your life, and in the destiny of the Earth.

Every day you will join in ceremony with master shamans at ancient places of power. In the mornings you will practice yoga in our beautiful lodge in the Sacred Valley, near the ancient Inka capital of Cusco.

Come to the source!
We invite you to journey with Dr. Alberto Villoldo, one of the first American anthropologists to work with the Andean shamans more than 30 years ago. Walk the ancient paths of the shaman and become part of the revolution in consciousness.

In his recent webinar, The Return of the Magicians, Alberto Villoldo Alberto Villoldo discusses the importance of coming together in community and how you can become part of the revolution of consciousness.

Add the Brain Bar or individual healing sessions with our Shamans.

Land costs $4,800 Double occupancy, $5,550 Single occupancy

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Mt. AUSANGATE

AUSANGATEDates: July 19-31, 2016
Host: Dr. Alberto Villoldo

The Holy Mountain has been a pilgrimage site for 10,000 years.
You acclimate to altitude in the Sacred Valley, visiting archeological sites and ancient temples in the clouds to prepare for our journey to the Mountain.

In Puma Marka you learn about the legends of the jaguar who knows the way beyond death into infinity. Daily Chi-kung and energy practices prepare you receive the power and grace that resides in Mt. Ausangate. You must be prepared for an arduous 5 days of high altitude hiking and camping. On our final day we hike to 16,000’ to visit the Rainbow Lagoon and meet the keeper of the rainbow. Open only to advanced students and graduates.

Group limited to 24 persons.
Land costs $4,800 Double occupancy, $5,550 Single occupancy

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WOMEN’S MEDICINE JOURNEY
THE THIRTEEN MOONS OF THE WISE WOMAN

expeditions3Dates: October 30-November 7, 2016
Host: Marcela Lobos

An intimate journey to celebrate women’s rites of passage. Join Marcela in prayer, dance, and ritual to awaken the dormant serpent, the doorway to your feminine power. In shamanic ceremonies you leave behind the stories and roles that no longer serve you and discover your true beauty, inner wisdom, and the feminine mystery that lies at the heart of each of us.

Los Lobos is an intimate retreat and monastery in the mountains where you take part in a sweat-lodge ceremony and hikes. You also enjoy organic cuisine and get pampered in the spa with an ample option of treatments – from a facial to osteopathy to energy medicine.

Like the goddess Persephone we immerse ourselves in the journey of transformation, leaving behind the pain of our mothers and celebrating the community of our sisters. With the help of fire, wind, and song, we emerge renewed, awakened!

Also joining us is special guest Monicka Nataraj, world-renowned dance and movement master from India.

Following the journey with Marcela you may continue to the region of lakes, hots springs and volcanos in Southern Chile; to the dramatic landscapes of Patagonia; to the attractive town of San Pedro in the Atacama desert plateau; or to mystic Easter Island. We can recommend hotels and transport!

In her recent webinar, The Thirteen Moons of the Wise Woman, Marcela Lobos describes the journey that every woman must embark on to discover the wild and fierce Goddess within.

Group limited to 24 women.
Lodging not included, to view room options click here.

Optional upgrade: Brain Bar click here for more information.

$1,600 plus lodging

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AMAZON ONE SPIRIT

expeditions2Dates: April 3-9, 2016
Host: Marcela Lobos

Join Marcela Lobos on an exclusive journey to the Amazon Rainforest, work with Shipibo-Conibo shamans and learn their healing maps and cosmology. We work with accomplished, indigenous medicine men and women from a long shamanic lineage. This adventure is open to advanced students and by aplication only.

In this journey you detach from your personal drama and clear disempowering life stories and toxic relationships. Like the jungle jaguar, you track a destiny for yourself, and craft an original story for the next chapter of your life.

Our eco lodge is nestled in 500-acre private reserve within the Tambopata National Forest buffer zone, and is the most comfortable and well appointed lodge in the Amazonian basin. Colorful macaws and mischievous monkeys can be seen from the open-air verandahs, and a wide array of exotic flora and fauna can be found along the paths and waterways of the area.

Nighttime takes on a mystique of its own as you drift off to sleep to the sounds of the rainforest. During your free time you go on nature walks and canoeing in the lake. Our lodge is located in a malaria-free zone.

Group limited to 12 persons.
Land costs $4,800. Single Occupancy.

For more information about our expeditions, please contact Maria Clara Castaneda at 877-892-9247, or mariaclara@thefourwinds.com.

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