Traditional Kamentsa Yage/Ayahuasca Healing Programs
Yage Ceremonies, Integration Practices and Focused Healing Retreats with a Variety of Ancestral Plant Treatments
Our Intention is to share our Traditional Medicine and Wisdom, in our Ancestral Homeland,
to Heal Individuals and Humankind for the Health of Future Generations.
Kamëntšá Nation Amazon Indigenous Reservation
The Kamëntšá Biyá people have honored and protected the medicines, ecologies & traditional knowledge since time immemorial.
"Through the legacy of our ancestors, we have created a specific center of healing that provides better care
in the medicine ceremony. We call this center Shanayoy, which means "Where you go to Heal".
Taita Juan Bautista Agreda Chindoy
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.
Practice. Learn. Embody. Empower.
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.
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.
UPCOMING RETREATS 2024:
FEBRUARY 1 - 11TH
APRIL 10 - 19TH
Earlybird special until June 15th, 2023
ONLY 12 SPOTS AVAILABLE PER RETREAT
ONGOING PROJECTS IN AllIANCE WITH OUR SISTER ORGANIZATIONS
OIOC in Colombia &
CSN in the USA
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, to learn more and support visit OIOC.CO