Weekend Ayahuasca Retreat incl. preparation & integration in Brazil – pick up São Paulo / 13.07.2019

About This Event

Educate yourself about the mechanisms of Ayahuasca, experience it in a safe environment and reap the benefits.



In our prep-webinar you will learn everything you need to know to prepare for your journey. You will develop an understanding of the short and long-term effects of ayahuasca on the brain. You will also learn about the historic and contemporary use of ayahuasca in Brazil and the context of the ceremonies in which you will participate.


Ayahuasca culture in Brazil is diverse and relatively modern but always associated with ritual and religion. According to research, taking ayahuasca in the context of ritual is the most effective way to do it. However, religion and rituals often go along with dogmas and superstitions about ayahuasca. There are even some common misconceptions among practitioners, that can lead to serious health risks for certain individuals. Such as unnecessarily strict diets in preparation, combination with other substances, or simply overexertion.

This is why we provide professional, independent guidance. As experienced guides and trip-sitters, we know Brazilian culture, language and the science of ayahuasca. This allows us to add an extra level of safety and care for your mental and physical well being during an after the ceremonies. We choose our facilitators carefully and the ceremonies take place in safe environments, surrounded by nature and experienced staff. Ready, set, let go.



After your experience you will feel great and we want it to stay that way. During the afterglow you will have a heightened sensibility, creativity and overall brain-plasticity. In this valuable time-frame you will be powerful and vulnerable at the same time. Our on-demand integration session, will allow you to avoid typical mistakes and help you make the most of your afterglow.

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. - Albert Einstein

Event Highlights

  • A webinar about the science of ayahuasca and the brain
  • A guided ayahuasca ceremony
  • A post-event integration session
  • Enchanting live music during the ceremony


Webinar - Before your physical journey begins, we will meet online in a video conference call. In our call we will prepare you for your experience and answer all of your questions to our best knowledge. In this webinar you will also learn about the Science of ayahuasca and the history of ayahuasca in Brazil.

Pick up - We will pick you up in Sao Paulo, Jabaquara or in Santos, SP, from here it will take us about an hour drive to our destination in Bertioga.

Arrival - Once arrived you can acclimate to your surroundings, get to know the facilitators and secure yourself a spot where you can lie down during the ceremony in case you feel the need to do so.

Ceremony - As soon as the sun sets, a big campfire is lit and the participants gather around it. Grab a chair and make yourself comfortable. Everybody gets a chance to express the personal intention going into the ceremony. Then the first dose of Ayahuasca is served. After about 20 to 30 minutes another dose is served for those who are not yet feeling the effects. This is repeated about 40 minutes later. Live music is played during the ceremony.

The next Morning - Early in the morning we gather and everyone has a chance to share his or her experience. Then we will have a breakfast composed of juices, fresh fruit, bread and pastry.

Return and Afterglow - We take you back to the Pick up / Drop off location. In the following days we will provide you with information on how to utilize the Ayahuasca Afterglow and are available for 1 on 1 Coaching sessions.

Venue Highlights

There is something very special about this place. Maybe it is the sparkly river that runs by the back of the premises. Or the modest and radiant facilitators, the enchanting and soulful music, the sounds of the surrounding nature or the sizzling bonfire. But most of all the warmhearted community. The ceremony will be accompanied by enchanting live music. Music listening has been consistently used as a method to guide or support therapeutic experiences during the acute effects of psychedelic drugs. Recent findings point to the potential of music to support meaning-making, emotionality, and mental imagery after the administration of psychedelics, and suggest that music plays an important role in facilitating positive clinical outcomes of psychedelic therapy.


The ceremony begins after sunset. There is a lot of space on the covered veranda and around the campfire, make sure to bring a sleeping pad, a cozy blanket and your most comfortable cloth.


  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


Before the ceremony we share a light vegetarian meal and in the morning we have a shared breakfast, comprised of fresh fruit, juices, bread, salads, etc.. Traditionally, every participant brings something to the table.


We will pick you up and drop you off at Terminal Intermunicipal do Jabaquara. You can get there with the blue metro line direction Jabaquara.

Tags: ayahuasca brazil

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