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Yage/Ayahuasca Healing Programs

Yage ceremonies, integration practices, and focused retreats for healing with a variety of holistic plant treatments.


Kamëntšá Nation Amazon Indigenous Reservation

"The Kamëntšá Biyá people have honored and protected the medicines, ecologies & traditional knowledge for thousands of years."


Our mission is to share our Ancestral Knowledge, which has been preserved for thousands of years, for individual and collective healing while supporting and empowering the Indigenous Cultures and Mother Earth.

Traditional Kamentsa Plant Spirit Medicine

Come to Heal, Learn, and Participate with our Sacred Ancestral Medicine, under the guidance of Taita Juan Bautista Agreda Chindoy traditional healer of the Kamentsa Indigenous People with over 40 years of experience.

Kamentsa  Indigenous Reciprocity

Under the umbrella organization "Land of Origins," Shanayoy supports community projects on the Kamentsa Reservation.

It is a time of change, and together we can bring more balance to the World.


Taita Juan Bautista Agreda

Taita Juan is the founder of the Shanayoy Center, he is a Kametsa indigenous, leader, and three-times governor of the Cabildo Kamentsa of Sibundoy Putumayo.

He has dedicated his life to the well-being of the Kamentsa people, and the preservation of the language, culture, and environment of the indigenous reservation. 

He is the son of Taita Martín Agreda, a man of knowledge of the Kamentsa tribe and comes from a recognized family of traditional Yageceros.

Taita Juan is a well-established leader in his community and has more than 40 years of experience working with Amazonian medicine, including yagé (Ayahuasca) and other plants. He has been recognized by the Minister of Health in Colombia as a traditional healer.

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Practice. Learn. Embody. Empower.

The ancestral doors of the Amazon of Colombia are open for seekers of health, peace, and harmony, for people practicing the healing arts, serving others, who want to deepen their work and receive blessings from ancestors of the lineage and the living healing plants. 


Shanayoy Ayahuasca Programs

The Kamentsa Indigenous have a thousand-year-old heritage and an ancient healing altar through the Yage / Ayahuasca knowledge Medicine Plant. Our leader Taita Juan and a group of specialized assistants lead the Sacred Medicine Ceremony for Healing.

Mind, Body, and Spirit are one with the creation and holistic harmony is needed for perfect health. This ancient knowledge carries the keys to understanding and healing.

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Upcoming Yage / Ayahuasca Programs

Achieve healing and a deep connection with yourself and the natural world with this medicine retreat, guided by the renowned Spiritual Leader Taita Juan Bautista of the Kamentsa Community.




APRIL 10 - 19TH

Earlybird special until June 15th, 2023



Shanayoy is strengthened by ancestral medicine and indigenous vision. We  implement social, environmental, and cultural work to strengthen the Kamentsa indigenous community of Alto Putumayo in the Colombian Amazon, these are some of the projects in progress:

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