Overview

A refreshing blend of masculine and feminine, rigorous and relaxed, super charged and super chill, practical and spiritual.

In the Sacred Valley of Peru – the Valley of the Gods — Nikita Fowler and Julian DeVoe offer over 2 decades of combined experience in yoga, movement and mindfulness.  The sacred medicinal plants Ayahuasca and Huachuma offer their several thousand years of experience for healing, empowerment and personal development.  We will explore how these ancient Shamanic traditions inform and enhance our modern day lives.  This retreat will re-tool the way look and feel, how you approach your life and embed a sense of long-lasting vibrancy.  This first annual retreat offers incredible yoga, shamanic study with plant medicines, personal growth and development work.  Not only will you have fun learning, you’ll be able to take home skills that can be applied to your daily life.  Robust vitality, emotional intelligence and mental clarity for everyone.

Our intention is to explore ways to live more fully, to step into our greatest potential and shed awareness on the awesomeness of being human. Enhance mental acuity, gain emotional intelligence, fine tune your physical organism and embrace the mystery of spirit in the ideal setting of the Sacred Valley of Peru.  For thousands of years people have been coming to the Valley to enhance their wellbeing — NOW it is your turn.

InCLUDING

  • Daily Yoga and Meditation
  • Daily Shamanic Discussions
  • 3 Ayahuasca Ceremonies
  • 1 Huachuma Ceremony
  • 1 Andean Sweat Lodge Experience
  • Delicious Food
  • Amazing People
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ABOUT NIKITA

With roots planted in British Colombian Soil, Nikita currently dwells in the jungle yoga-surf hub, Nosara Costa Rica. Her intention is Full Body and Full Being Awareness. As a way to feel all things, she uses the breath, postures and usually some playful banter in her flow classes. She believes this cultivated awareness will ignite your passion to be your biggest and brightest Self. Be brilliant, because you are!


Transport

Fly into Cusco, Peru airport (before 8:00am) September 2nd (We suggest arriving 1 to 2 days early to explore Cusco, acclimatize and settle in).  A shuttle will be waiting for you in Cusco City at 8:300 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.

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, the 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 on-demand hot water. Guest rooms are beautifully appointed with two roomy dressers and two exceptionally comfy single beds dressed with two pillows, high-thread count linens, thick duvet and alpaca wool blankets. 

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Amenities

  • Purified drinking water is available 24/7 via water dispensers and sink-mounted filtration systems. 
  • A selection of hot teas, including Mate de Coca, are available 24/7 
  • Gourmet breakfasts, lunches, and dinners are provided for the duration of your retreat. Meals will be lovingly prepared with fresh vegetables, fruits, chicken, fish, and grains grown right here in the Sacred Valley. 

Some meals may not be served depending on the proximity to scheduled ceremonies. For example, on Ayahuasca ceremony days only breakfast and lunch are served, with light snacks and tea available to supplement.

Meals will be light in spices, sugars, salts, and heavy fats/oils and during Ayahuasca retreats will adhere to the principles of recommended Ayahuasca food restrictions.

Please ensure that you’ve advised us of any dietary restrictions you may have as soon as possible (gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, etc.) 

  • The main lodge accommodations share two large, beautifully appointed bathrooms equipped with flush toilets, sinks, and 24/7 hot water showers. The men’s bathroom is on one level and the women’s is on the other.  
  • You will receive a plush towel and washcloth that can be exchanged when ready for replacement. Please keep the environment in mind and only request replacements when you really need them. 
  • In the ceremony space you will be provided a mat, pillow, blankets, tissue and a bucket for your medicine ceremonies.  Earplugs and eye masks are available upon request.  
  • Laundry Service is available for a small fee but keep in mind it can take 2 days for your laundry to be returned.  
  • The Main Lodge has an extensive library and games area with a broad range of books, tarot cards, board games and card games for use while onsite. Please feel free to borrow any books or games that call out to you while you’re staying with us, but kindly return them at the end of your visit for others to enjoy. 
  • 50+ person yoga studio with heated floors 
  • Complete Audio and Visual Capability with Projection Screen and High Quality Sound System for presentations and movies 
  • Andean sweat lodge 
  • Massage by individual arrangement

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.


Pricing & REgistration

  • Early Bird Rate: $1799.00 by July 1st
  • Regular Rate: $1899.00
  • Minimum Nonrefundable Deposit: $500.00
  • Full Payment Due: August 8th

For More Information and Sign-up, please contact Julian at: devoe.julian@gmail.com


 

Sample Itinerary (Subject to Change)

Day 1: Arrival & Ayahuasca Ceremony

A shuttle waiting in Cusco at 8:30am 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, Nikita and Julian to welcome you.  A beautiful plant powered lunch will be served to prepare us for our evening ceremony.  

  • 8:30 am: Pick Up
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch
  • 2:00 pm: Pre Ceremony Discussion
  • 6:30 pm: Ayahuasca Ceremony

Day 2: Integration & Chill Day

  • 8-9:30 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 
  • 1:00 pm: Peruvian plant powered lunch
  • 2:00 pm: Post Ceremony Discussion
  • 6:00 pm: Local, plant based Peruvian Dinner
  • 7:30 pm: Evening yoga and guided soul retrieval meditation.

Day 3: Huachuma Ceremony and Sweat Lodge

  • 8­-9:00 am: Morning yoga / movement practice to center the body and mind 
  • 9:00 am: Light pre-ceremony breakfast  
  • 9:30 am: Pre Huachuma Ceremony Chat
  • 10:00 am: Huachuma Ceremony
  • 3:00 pm: Chulla Chaka - Traditional Andean Sweat Lodge 
  • 6:00 pm: Pachamanca Dinner - Pachamanca means earth oven.  This delicious meal is prepared using hot rocks, traditional species and Andean methods.  It is an incredible and grounding meal for after the sweat lodge experience.
  • 8:00 pm: Evening Sound Bath

Day 4: Integration & Chill Day

  • 8-9:30 am: Empowering Yoga Flow 
  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant based Peruvian breakfast 
  • 1:00 pm: Peruvian Plant powered Lunch
  • 6:00 pm: Peruvian Plant Dinner 
  • 7:30 pm: Temple Meditation

Day 5: Ayahuasca Ceremony

  • 8-9:30 am: Morning yoga to invigorate the body and the clear the mind 
  • 9:30 am: Delicious Local, Plant based Peruvian breakfast 
  • 1:00 pm : Peruvian plant powered lunch
  • 2:00 pm: Pre Ceremony Discussion
  • 6:30 pm: Ayahuasca Ceremony

Day 6: Ayahuasca Ceremony

  • 8-9:30 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 
  • 1:00 pm: Peruvian plant powered lunch
  • 2:00 pm: Pre Ceremony Discussion
  • 6:30 pm: Ayahuasca Ceremony

Day 7: Departure

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