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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

 Kamentsa Ancestral Medicine Ceremonies
& Retreats

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

Kamentsa  Indigenous Reciprocity

Under our Non-profit org OIOC, Shanayoy supports community projects on the Kamentsa Reservation, Regenerating Ancestral Land, Wisdom & Culture
for the Health of Future Generations 

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.


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.

NOVEMBER 1-11th 2024

Earlybird special until June 15th, 2024


FEBRUARY 21 - March 2th 2025

Earlybird special until November 15th, 2025

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  

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