OVERVIEW

Experience the Sacred Valley of Peru from the mountainous, prana­filled food, to the sacred, ancient sites. Throughout this week we will explore healing and harmony through shamanic magic, the natural wonders of Peru, and fresh, local, nutrient­dense foods optimal for anti­inflammatory cell health.

Imagine going on an adventure to The Valley of the Gods, a place surrounded by sacred mountains, breathtaking views of the milky way, and where the magic and enchantment of spirit is infused from earth to the heavens. For 6 Days and & 7 nights you will explore, rejuvenate and connect with your inner source while learning ancient techniques of the Andean shamans to reboot the body, clear the mind, and up­shine the spirit.

A 7 day retreat that includes plant powered, vegan, animal­free, chemical­ free menu for cleansing and recalibrating the body, daily discussions on shamanic technique for health enhancement, daily yoga and meditation to soothe your nervous system, a trip to the local animal sanctuary,  river rafting  and opportunities for mountain hikes, horseback riding, ruin tours, relaxation or gazing at the magnificent mountains and waterfall. A sublime, magical week to connect to your inner source and awaken to your unlimited power. 

TRANSPORT

Fly into Cusco, Peru airport (We suggest arriving 1 to 2 days early to explore Cusco, acclimatize and settle in). A shuttle will pick you up from Cusco City at 8:30 am on October 24th to take you to the retreat center, sourceperu.com. This will be an incredible 1:15 hour ride through the Sacred Valley situated at the base of a spectacular 100 foot waterfall in the small town of Arin.

Our journey starts underneath the base of this 100 foot waterfall and spirals through a landscape of sacred mountains and ancient sites of worship, rejuvenation and culture. 

INTENTION

 high altitude purification that includes the mind, body and spirit. Our goal is to empower, uplift and share joy throughout this week. We will visit Sacred Sites, take breathtaking hikes, experience the magic of shamanic ceremony, and journey into our own sacred temple ­ our body. Clean, delicious, local organic food, will be the backbone for our physical nutrition. Indigenous ceremonies with re­invigorate our soul. Discussions and activities will help to cleanse the mind and fuel a deeper sense of awareness and illumination. The combination and expertise of Julian and Grace in this powerful environment will create a transformational and empowering week that you will remember forever.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Space is limited on this retreat, so please sign up early.  Singles are available, for an additional rate, but with limited capacity.  

In the main lodge, our twelve primary guest rooms are split between two floors, with each level boasting a huge shared bathroom containing rich tile flooring, multiple glass shower stalls and on­demand hot water. Guest rooms are beautifully appointed with two roomy dressers and two exceptionally comfy single beds dressed with two pillows, high­thread count linens, thick duvet and alpaca wool blankets. 

AMENITIES AVAILABLE

Though the Source is located in a beautiful, secluded spot in the Sacred Valley, laundry service and 24hr wi­fi are available. 

 

MACHU PICCHU

The adventure to one of the world’s 7 wonders will be undertaken as an addition to the retreat at your choosing. All bookings and tour options with be run through: www.alternativeincatrails.com. Please see the website to choose which amazing tour option you would like and book through them directly. Machu Picchu is a must while you’re in the valley. It is a great way to end your experience with us. Julian & Grace will be going on this tour if you wish to join them.

About Grace

Grace Van Berkum, R.H.N., is a plant-powered, detox nutritionist and tropical yoga teacher facilitating empowering & inspiring Gracious Living Lifestyle Retreats in Nicaragua and around the world. Her mission in this lifetime is to spread the message of plant-based nutrition and self-love by teaching people how to eat and live with awareness. See more of her on Facebook and Instagram!


Pricing

  • Early Bird: $1899.00 until June 30th
  • Sign­up: $2099.00 Starting July 1st

Minimum Nonrefundable Deposit = $500.00
Full Payment Due by August 31st
Cost does not include PayPal fees/Tax

For Sign-up Registration and Questions please contact Julian:
devoe.julian@gmail.com


Sample Itinerary (subject to change)

Day 1

Arrive anytime. A shuttle waiting at the Cusco Airport to bring you to the Source. The 1:15 hour trip takes you briefly through the city, then into the gorgeous sacred valley. Upon arrival at the center you will be met by Source staff, Grace and Julian to welcome you. Welcome dinner with opening circle and introductions. Celestial sleep under the Milky Way. 

Day 2 

  • 8:00­-9:30 am: Our days will start with morning yoga to invigorate the body and the clear the mind.
  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant-based Peruvian breakfast
  • 11:00 am: Traditional Andean Despacho Ceremony to bless the start of our journey as a group and to harmonize with the energies of the land.
  • 1:00 pm: Peruvian plant powered lunch
  • 2­:00-6:00 pm: Free time for exploration of grounds or receive available amazing body work sessions 6:00 pm: Peruvian Plant Dinner
  • 7:30-­8:30pm: Temple Meditation

Day 3

  • 8:00-­9:30 am: Energizing Empowering Yoga Flow
  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant-based Peruvian breakfast 11:00am: Shamanic Cleansing practices for the Modern human
  • 1:00 pm: Peruvian plant powered lunch
  • 11:00-­6:00 pm: Animal Sanctuary Excursion
  • 6:30 pm: Peruvian Plant Dinner 
  • 7:30-­8:30pm: Temple Meditation 

The Trip to the Sanctuario Cochahuasi (Animal sanctuary) is a beautiful 45 minute drive from The Source.  They specialize in breeding Condors and releasing them into the wild to prevent extinction of this amazing bird.  For more information: http://santuariocochahuasi.com

Day 4 

  • 8­:00-9:30am: Energizing Empowering Yoga Flow
  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant-based Peruvian breakfast
  • 2­:00-5:00 pm: Traditional Andean Sweat Lodge. Prepared by local shamans with medicine herbs, chanting and hot stones, this is a once in a lifetime experience. The Andean sweat tradition has been passed down from shaman to shaman for thousands of years... It couldn’t get more authentic than this.
  • 6:30 pm:Peruvian Plant Dinner
  • 7:30 pm: Temple Meditation

Day 5

  • 8-­9:30 am: Energizing Empowering Yoga Flow
  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant-based Peruvian breakfast
  • 1:00 pm: Peruvian plant powered lunch
  • 2:00-­6:00 pm: River Rafting
  • 6:30 pm: Peruvian Plant Dinner 

Day 6 

  • 8­-9:30 am: Energizing Empowering Yoga Flow
  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant-based Peruvian breakfast
  • 1:00 pm: Peruvian plant powered lunch
  • 2­:00-5:00 pm: Optional Excursion (Salt Mines/Moray)
  • 6:30 pm: Peruvian Plant Dinner
  • 8 pm: Closing Circle with Bonfire Ceremony

Day 7

  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant-based Peruvian breakfast 
  • Departure for Machu Picchu or Cusco