Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mother Earth

About us

Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mother Earth is a spiritual learning and healing center focused on providing the community with service, education, spiritual fellowship, healing practices and guidance.


We believe in the rights of Mother Earth, and in protecting the practice of Mother Earth-based South

Native American spiritual traditions, ceremonies, and sacred indigenous natural medicines.

What is of the earth is our holy sacrament, and we retain the rights as citizens of this nation to use plant medicines

as tools for the benefit of our physical health, spiritual growth, and personal evolution.


Our Indigenous Sacred Ceremonies are with the use of traditional medicinal plants, including but not limited to Ayahuasca, Rapé, Kambô, and Sananga. All natural substances and their derivatives, minerals, herbs, and plants.

We also work to protect the spiritual ceremonies, sacred practices, and

healing ways of ancient northern and southern Native American cultures,

spiritual traditions that revere Mother Earth, God, and Goddess as one.

Tags: ayahuasca ceremony brain wave therapy chinese cupping crystal light sound healing detox ceremony ion cleanse detox footbath kamb ceremony rap ceremony san pedro ceremony transpersonal counseling

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  • Katie Avril   May 23, 2018

      I am a new person

    Deep wounds that were affecting my everyday life have been healed.

  • Bryant Hoover   May 20, 2018

      You will leave this place healed and beaming in love.

    Soul Quest is a game changer, the staff and team bring thousands of years of tradition to the U.S. which is much needed; big pharma would rather keep us on prescription pills and sick for the rest of our lives. The staff does an amazing job in creating the perfect setting to allow plant medicine to heal all. I am very fortunate to have been graced with the presence of Shaman - Taita Pedro Davila as he brought his family lineage of Plant Medicine and Shamanism that was passed down to him from Ecuador. Along with Dr. Scott Irwin who holds several degrees ranging from Transpersonal Psychology to being a Master Reiki teacher, who lead us on an amazing Holotrophic Breathwork session. Also the founder Chris Young, who has held the space for thousands of healings to take place. His heart and soul is in the right space as you heal and learn from mother Aya, no detail was left out, down to every song for the perfect setting to allow healing to take place. The volunteers/ light workers also radiate in love, helping to raise the consciousness of humanity as we bring upon a new earth that radiates with love and compassion of all sentient beings. You will leave this place healed and beaming in love. I plan to return several times per year to reset and retune myself.

  • Ludy Jimenez-Arenas   May 17, 2018

      Journey with Ayahuasca

    I had a great experience. Im home now but the journey is ongoing. I have such a feeling of wellbeing. I came home and read the manifest and almost cried . The believes in the manifesto are my beliefs.

  • Aisha Barbara Ali   May 17, 2018

      Feel the grass Feel the rain

    If your reading this, I’ll conclude you’ve been called and you’re wondering is this place legit? Smart! I was a bit skeptical myself, tbh maybe because it was an attempt to dissuade me from not taking such a “drastic step”. My calling started in 2013 and this last weekend I answered. Still skeptical mostly because I was afraid it wouldn’t work and I wouldn’t get an insight for which I so desperately sought. When I arrived a day early I immediately settled in, the registration would happen the following afternoon but sleep evaded me I had the whole place to myself walking around the homestead I was more and more intrigued. The gems and crystals made it feel more like home. Fast forward and the following morning and afternoon as the participants started to arrive everyone was very professional and personable at the same time which helped while the group went through very intimate and easy introductions. Before the ceremony began we were all put at ease with breath work and discussion about what all was about to go down. Our teachers were kind, sensitive, truly willing to learn your story. So naturally I felt at ease. There was a beautiful cleansing ceremony before we began everyone was patient and graceful. Then it was time for “The Ceremony” but not before blessings, prayers, and intentions were set. One of the biggest gifts that was received was the healing music which lulls the soul so within the first 30 minutes the answer to my doubting mind is answered and YES, it’s working! I’m laughing at myself now because not only did I soon realize this is the real thing it lasted long into the morning where I remained long in the thralls of self-deconstruction and then true self-healing. I can’t say it was all the plant medicine though, if I removed a single loving soul from this equation or the environment it just wouldn’t be the same. Let me explain, your setting is in nature with open skis, you have the ground to comfort you and if that’s not your thing then there is plenty more. What kept blowing my mind was how the facilitators, staff, teachers, and healers made each person feel safe and loved on such an individualistic level. So as you probably already know there is some sickness on this train and you’re in good hands, because every single person was taken care of so you can put that fear aside. The following morning the mandatory integration takes place and upon hearing everyone else’s journey it really gives you the ease to share yourself not to mention like any great childhood camp you’ll walk away bonding with terrific people you would have never met otherwise, so there are immense blessings in the integration workshop. I can now see why they would put so much emphasis on it. When you do decide to do this for yourself don’t miss out on this part for sure. So my intuition is saying that this is getting lengthy and I’d like to edit then submit it for you folks so what else can I say that would help….. Oh yeah, umm yoga, clean meals, foot ionized baths, kambo, one on one work with the Shamans, nature, hammocks, cupping, gems, animals, lots of different nooks of peace, breath work, acupuncture, ayurvedic massage, trails, love, continued learning opportunities, laughter, books, unbreakable bonds over tea and a deep respect for time. So yeah, I’d highly recommend you come out and quit all that guessing. Borrow, crawl if you have to but don’t steal. Peace and blessings all your seekers my prayers are with you either way.

  • Kyra Wright   May 02, 2018

      Another Amazing Miracle

    I would like to thank Soul Quest Church, Chris Young, and Shaman Taita, for another miraculous weekend of healing, fellowship, and awe. I was so proud to bring a friend last weekend, and see her begin this wonderful journey of her awakening. Next month I will be returning with two more friends. I can't wait!! Namaste my beautiful family

  • Nancy Hiller   April 22, 2018

      Just say YES

    The staff is top notch -- attentive, caring, genuine. The assurance they give by their watchful presence and quick response to your smallest of needs creates the best environment I can imagine to get this important work done. And the medicine! 100 years of therapy in a few hours. Nothing short of miraculous. Just say YES. Thank you Chris, Zia, Victoria, Nischala, Kush, and the other magnificent angels serving us. Y Taito Pedro! Muchas Gracias y muchos besos. Hasta Luega xoxo

  • Rita Sotolongo   April 06, 2018

      These people are angels on earth!

    I 100% recommend the experience. Whether you're weighted down by anger and blocked with old emotions, like I was, and you want to let go or you want to receive something you need from the Universe (or God or Gaia or whichever higher power you connect with), it will happen. I left with a faith I've never had, I let go of so much anger and negative energy, I'm lighter, I'm full of love and I learned how to be uncomfortable. I love myself now and I'm conscious in daily decisions. It strengthened my yoga practice. I connected with my breath, with prana, for the first time during the ceremony. I experienced a still mind for the first time. All the things I knew going into the weekend, I now believe. It's like a God-given reset button for our souls and bodies.

  • Xavier Lawson   March 22, 2018

      My Awesome Experience

    I wish I could sum up my weekend experience at Soul Quest with words that could fully illustrate the joy and love I experienced during the ceremonies. It was as if for the first time, my physical and spiritual beings finally connected and allowed me to see my true self and understand who I was and the purpose for my existence. It was truly overwhelming and the staff could not have been more supportive. This group of people are remarkable. As the Ayahuasca solemnly started to depart the staff played the Gayatri Mantra which was a wonderful selection for this event. All I can say in closing is thank you. Thank you for allowing me to experience something that has positively changed my life and I will definitely be back to continue working on being the person God created me to be.

  • Caroline Zappala   March 22, 2018

      Soul Quest

    This past weekend was my third ceremony weekend with Soul Quest community. My journey is unique to me as yours are to you. What I’ve learned from Mother Aya is I must do the work. Not just with her in ceremony but in life. I must follow through with what I have been shown and learned. Life can be hard but trusting the guidance given and acting on it a breakthrough will come. It is the support and wisdom of these beautiful light workers that I gained my strength to follow through. Thank you Chris for creating this safe space. Thank you Nishala for your compassion, your lending ear, words of wisdom, my rapé coaching and insight, it has brought me great grounding! Thank you Anthony for being the keeper who I focus on when I need grounding during ceremony. I am so grateful to know all of you as my family of Orlando. When life gets hard, crazy, to much to ground myself who do I call? Soul Quest!! A true blessing!

  • Peter Rad   March 13, 2018

      Feb 23-25 2018

    I came with a lot of expectations most important was all about my pain and why this happened ( in last 18 month I had 4 surgeries 10 hours of anastasia planty of screws and same implants in my back, nerve damage...). I was angry I couldn't think/talk about my situation without filling bad. And then one night in Soul Quest has changed my life... I had a vision that all of my anger is taking from me. From the very next day I can talk about my past without anger!!!... I took me another a couple of days to be sure that my pain was taken from me too!!! I have experienced total happiness where every cell in my body was happy ( and still IS , when I am thinking about this righ now) , after 2 years of extreme pain it is truly blessing. Please do not believe me, I did not believe others, but I had nothing to lose ( life on pain drugs is not life... I do not remember last 2 years of my life) it is the best what I did in my life. All people here they ... they are my family - THANK YOU SO SO MUCH Sorry for my English - it is my second language

  • Steve Bean   February 24, 2018

      Soul Quest is an Awesome retreat center

    I have done several aya ceremony retreats at Soul Quest this past year. The staff are incredibly caring. The aya ceremonies were done with great care and attention to everyone in the group. The live music was amazing. The experience of being with a group of like-minded individuals and the skill/caring of the staff created a very safe environment for deep transformation.

  • Marjorie Bishop   February 22, 2018

      Yes Yes I recommend this place.

    It was life changing. It was a safe place. It was a loving environment with lovely workers and voulnteers. Before I came I was doubtful, scared, and angry. I left two days later never having so much love for strangers and the people in my life that I had lost a connection with because of the 38 year chip on my shoulder. You must do your research and must take it seriously. I am glad I did. This place is definitely a place you should check out if you are considering taking the medicine.

  • Ryan McNeace   November 22, 2017

      Awesome experience

    First off this was my first experience with ayahuasca and it was hands down awesome and life changing. Chris and his staff are beyond helpful and accommodating. Soulquest is the real deal and is a place I will def visit again and work with mother aya. Place is top notch and the medicine is strong so be prepared and buckle your seatbelt for the ride. Peace ✌️ love ❤️ and plants 🌱

  • Jason Bethea   November 17, 2017

      Soul Quest Is the Best

    I recently returned from a weekend retreat with a couple of Veteran Brothers and it was a life changing experience. It helped me become aware of a lot of personal issues that were in the way of my own forward positive progress. I will forever be grateful to the Chris and his staff at Soul Quest, they treat you great and really make you feel at home. I recommend this place strongly for anyone looking to improve their own life and the lives of those around them.

  • Daniel Bennett   November 14, 2017

      Soulquest retreat

    One of the most positive life changing events that I have ever experienced. As a true believer in spirit and soul I went in with the mindset to find the pure connection that we are born with then taught to forget. I can honestly say that I have been reset. Having this experience will greatly take you on your personal journey highly recommend to try it at least once

  • Matthew Nelson   November 08, 2017

      Internal Emancipation

    Still working out this experience in my head however, one thing is for sure. This "church" provides a bonafide way to center ones inner thoughts, demons, habits, identity, so on and so forth. Set and setting is everything when connecting with mother Ayahuasca, and this place nails it. From the amazing property the ceremony is held on, to the tremendous staff that assist before, during and after. Food was on point, songs where inviting, environment magical, and comfortable living spaces made for a potent experience. I felt Safe and ready to emancipate my being in here. Forever grateful to have started this quest, and with that said, will be back with better questions for her. Thank you Soul Quest for having me. Peace be with you. Love yall!

  • Tracie Gonzalez   May 20, 2017

      The spiritual experience I have been wanting/needing my entire life

    I had my first experience of Amazonian medicine at Soul Quest. I am indefinitely grateful for Soul Quest and Chris (the owner). I had hoped this medicinal plant might change me somehow but my experience at Soul Quest was beyond anything I could’ve hoped for. I had figured out a few options of traveling over-seas to a traditional place in the rainforest before I discovered Soul Quest, and I am SO grateful to have found this place and took the chance! I was not sure if Chris would be able to provide the Amazonian experience I was seeking but it was the BEST experience of my life! I can’t imagine how uncomfortable and scared I may have been the first time if I was in a foreign country without many English speakers. I felt very comfortable and safe at Soul Quest and with the facilitators. It was everything I needed, spiritually and emotionally. I felt so transformed by my experience at Soul Quest, being a local at the time, I continued to participate in multiple ceremonies. If anyone has ANY complaints about their experience at Soul Quest, then they obviously did not voice their issue to any of the facilitators so that it could be addressed. Chris and his team are all amazing, loving and caring souls with beautiful energy that will do everything in their power to make you comfortable and help during your journey. I learned, achieved and experienced more than I thought possible within a very short period of time at Soul Quest than all my many years of spiritual study and practice. It has been LIFE CHANGING for the better. I made more genuine friends and spiritual family members there than I have in my entire life. Though a ceremony in the amazon had always been my dream, I was able to have the spiritual experience I always wanted and needed at Soul Quest and wouldn’t trade it for the world. Chris has an amazing selection of appropriate music for journeying that he plays via speaker system. Live drums, rattles and other instruments are also used during ceremony. There’s such amazing, powerful, loving energy at this place that if you don’t enjoy yourself then you seriously have some things you need to work through. Soul Quest will hold space for you and help facilitate your journey but you must do your own self work with the medicine. I also recommend doing the day ceremony, I never knew such a magical connection to nature was possible!

  • Jaclyn Ali McNulty   May 18, 2017

      Aya in the United States - look no further

    Soul Quest is a solid and safe option for experiencing and working with Ayahuasca within the borders of the United States. Chris and his team ensure each participant a secure environment so they are able to understand their work with the medicine. I have personally sat with Ayahuasca in Costa Rica, Peru, the US and under the Santo Daime tradition. Based on my varied experiences I feel confident in advising Soul Quest as a responsible and capable home to find your journey. The medicine is spirited, the space is nice, the price is right and the care is there.

  • Dwayne Tmdm Sims   May 16, 2017

      complete gratitude

    Have been there for two ceremonies, and preparing to go again.

  • Ekaterina Peart   May 16, 2017

      Incredible Retreat at Soul Quest

    I had an amazing life changing experience. The staff at Soul Quest was very knowledgeable and helpful. I felt very safe and guided from the moment I got there till the very end. I will definitely return.

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