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with Alberto Villoldo PhD, Marcela Lobos, Q’ero Shamans, Deva Premal & Miten

VIA Illuminata: Shamanic Wisdom & Sacred Mantra
Sacred Valley, Peru: April 23 – 29, 2023
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For More Info: The Four Winds * (305) 305-6825

Cost: $2,900 for double occupancy; and $3,700 for single occupancy – includes transportation to and from airport on the day the event starts and ends, breakfast, picnic lunches, and lodging at the The Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay, located in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Optional Sacred Valley Extension can be booked separately.

Note: The group despacho ceremonies included in this expedition are energetic sessions and do not involve plant medicine.

Join us for a feast of music and shamanic wisdom in the magical Sacred Valley in Peru. We begin each day with an expedition to ancient temples, where we take part in ceremonies with the Andean shamans and receive rites of initiation as Earthkeepers. In the late afternoons we immerse ourselves in the healing world of mantras and sacred songs, followed by inspirational evening talks with Alberto Villoldo, PhD and Marcela Lobos. In this healing environment, we are enveloped in a joyful, inspirational, and loving rejuvenation of the spirit.

Marcela Lobos has been initiated in the healing and spiritual traditions of the Amazon and the Andes. She was born and raised in Chile where she leads expeditions, working with women shamans that belong to a matriarchal society that still holds the wisdom and passion of Mother Earth. She is senior staff member at the Four Winds Society and is married to its founder, Alberto Villoldo. Together they travel throughout the United States and Europe teaching the wisdom of the Medicine Wheel.

Alberto Villoldo, PhD has spent over 20 years studying with the shamans in the jungles and high mountains of the Andes. He is a best-selling author and founder of the Institute of Energy Medicine and the Four Winds Society. In his teachings, he explores the Shamanic understanding that we are more than flesh and bone – we are fashioned of Spirit and light. This unending Luminous Energy Field exists in every cell of our bodies. It is up to us to recognize and work with this gift to change the very nature of our way of living.


This VIA Illuminata: Shamanic Wisdom & Sacred Mantra group is administered and booked through The Four Winds.

“Ι was lucky and blessed, to have been given the chance to attend “VIA ILLUMINATA – Shamanic Wisdom and Sacred Mantras” in April 2022. Alberto, Marcella, Deva, Miten, the Q’ero Shamans, the teachers and the administration team, welcomed us open heartedly in the most warm, caring and super well organised way!

A Truth seeker, fully immersed in Yogic wisdom, I was a novice in the Shamanic one. I felt very well guided, the teachings came from direct experience and therefore went straight to my heart, body and mind and was safely initiated into the basic principles of the Shamanic spirit. With Deva Premal & Miten guiding us in the realm of Mantras and their deeply transformative effects, the whole experience was a one of a kind spiritual journey, where the two paths, Yoga and Shamanism, sweetly melted into each other. Hope and wish to attend again and again!”

“The Via Illuminata was a beautiful and deeply moving experience. Each of the trips to the sacred sites was powerful; Hiking up to the Jaguar Temple overlooking the Urubamba River in all its incredible glory was unforgettable. Each day was brought sweetly to a close with the Deva and Miten’s enchanting voices. Thank you Alberto, Marcela and the other teachers for opening their hearts and bringing the whole group closer under the umbrella of their energy, as we traveled through the medicine wheel together. Much gratitude to the healing and inspiring presence of the Q’ero shamans, many shifts occurred through their sessions. “

“Via Illuminata was a great experience in addition to the online energy medicine training for me and can as well offer a first insight into energy medicine. Embedded in the sacred valley it was a wonderful journey to archeological sites and powerful places. I‘m very thankful for all the ceremonies and sessions by the shamans and for what I’ve learned from the four winds team. The program was well balanced with trips, mantras, free time and staff was very friendly and helpful. It‘s a good chance to meet kind people with interest in energy medicine.”