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  • Review for Ayahuasca healing & Spiritual Retreat

    Taylor Beaks   February 22, 2020

      Wonderful healing journey

    As a first timer I had a lot of anxiety I was dealing with about whether I choose the right place I did do quite a bit of looking around but still you don’t what you’re going to get until you get there. What I can say this the 5th dimension lives up to what they promise online. The property and the facilities perfect so lovely and comfortable. The ceremonies were truly remarkable and authentic, the healing songs sung by the Shamans during ceremony were absolutely beautiful and something will stay inn my heart for ever. I was able to make a lot of progress and everyone was so genuine so kind I look forward to my return. Thank you 5th Dimension well done !

  • Review for Ayahuasca healing & Spiritual Retreat

    Sarah Mac Greggor   February 22, 2020

      Time of my life

    I've never written a review before but felt the need to share my experience about staying at this very special place on the Amazon in Peru. First, a little about me: I'm a 36 year-old female whose had a successful career in the healthcare field. I grew up in a small community in Eastern Canada, where family & extended family offer one the love and skills needed to move forward in the world. As I've gotten a bit older, the urge to travel, to experience different cultures and to continue my own personal growth has spurred me to various parts of the world. Some of my travels have been eye-opening (walking the Great Wall of China & standing on the DMZ in South Korea); some fun (studying yoga in the foothills of the Himalayas and floating with the clouds atop Mount Kilimanjaro). Some of my travels were both challenging & rewarding (spending six months in Africa and volunteering to assist displaced children in Kibera, the largest urban slum in Africa). When I finally decided it was time to answer my call to the Amazon and immerse myself in Latin American culture, I did extensive research before settling on this beautiful sanctuary. Initially, I chose the Fifth Dimension because it is safe and secure for a single female travelling alone and also because it was owned and operated by two Canadian brothers. So I thought this would offer the climate for some good rest & relaxation. What I have found here, however, is much more than I could ever have imagined. Like my own family, being here provides a sense of belonging and community. The entire atmosphere engulfs you with a sense of total acceptance and well-being. I have never felt so welcomed and more importantly, so physically, emotionally and spiritually at peace. No matter what you need to feel purpose in your life, the Fifth Dimension will help empower you to self-reflect on what's important in your life. Whether you're looking for some place to help restore some balance in your life or to rejuvenate physically or emotionally, this caring atmosphere will offer that and more. In short, this is a good place to heal. The physical characteristics and ambiance of this place are truly amazing. I know everyone here is waiting to welcome you and everyone on this property wants the best for you. There is always someone looking out for you. You won't be disappointed. I hope you are brave enough to answer your call. Sarah❤

  • Review for Nicole Sapo

    Thomas Ford   February 22, 2020

      Beautiful space

    Nicole provides an amazing safe space for me to dive deep into the depths of my being. Allowing me to have a beautiful experience of self realization in every way. So grateful to have met such a wonderful soul on this path as well as someone who carries the medicine with such integrity and mindfulness. Could not recommend her enough.

  • Review for Marosa Ayahuasca Center

    Vitaly Usherenko   February 22, 2020

      A deeply fulfilling experience

    When traveling to the Amazon for the first time, me and my friend did not know what to expect....we thought at a minimum it would be a very physically taxing experience. Marosa, on the contrary, was a pleasure to be at. Located an hour southwest of Iquitos by road, and another 45 minutes or so by Tuk Tuk through white sand jungle trails, it is isolated enough to feel transporting, but the scattering of Peruvian villages dotted through the jungle never made it feel desolate. We thought we’d be eaten alive by mosquitos in the Amazon, but the center is rather offset from the Amazon river itself, which resulted in us both not being bit a single time for the duration of the stay. A Shipibo run center, Maestra Angela and Maestro Yakov who run the ceremonies, have hauntingly beautiful Icaros that affected me and my travel companion deeply. Tony (who does most of the translation and manages the center) is very helpful and approachable. White sands and moss surround the center and feel lovely on to walk on barefoot. When we stayed the bungalows and showers were still under construction so we all slept together in the main, massive Mallorca that they built, which I was initially apprehensive about but was rather nice and communal. The food was fresh and delicious, prepared by a fellow named Roosevelt, who works as a chef within Iquitos as well. Overall the experience was welcoming, relaxing, and fulfilling.

  • Review for Nicole Sapo

    test   February 21, 2020

      A caring and skillful facilitator

    I had the pleasure of meeting Nicole in Pisac, Peru, and I did two Kambo ceremonies and one 5MEO ceremony with her. She has significant personal experiences with these medicines, which has clearly guided her path as a facilitator in a way that is caring and empathetic. She was up front and honest about the medicines, and allowed me to make my own decisions about what I was ready for. I never felt pressured one way or the other. She was skillful in facilitating the actual ceremonies, and flexible to meet my experience and needs. I highly recommend Nicole, and hope my path crosses hers again soon!

  • Review for Chief Jack 'Golden Feather'

    Ugo Tsalapatanis   February 21, 2020

      Connection to Love and Soul

    My experience with the Sacred Plants was beautiful, healing and empowering. I found it beautiful because you are outside, surrounded by nature and the ocean and because of the people that were there. The guidelines and presence of Jack and ZZ helped me feel supported and safe. The plants helped me connect to my heart and guided me through some questions and struggles I've had for some times. I felt like my soul stepped in and allowed me to feel deeply and see clearly through the BS. Right of the bat I felt really good and a sense of peace and deep presence. At the end of the ceremony, I was feeling an amazing well being inside like if my cells were really enjoying the medicine. I am grateful for this experience and highly recommend them.

  • Review for Ayahuasca in Hawaii? Celebrate the Islands' Sacred Plants

    Ugo Tsalapatanis   February 21, 2020

      Connection to Love and Soul

    My experience with the Sacred Plants was beautiful, healing and empowering. I found it beautiful because you are outside, surrounded by nature and the ocean and because of the people that were there. The guidelines and presence of Jack and ZZ helped me feel supported and safe. The plants helped me connect to my heart and guided me through some questions and struggles I've had for some times. I felt like my soul stepped in and allowed me to feel deeply and see clearly through the BS. Right of the bat I felt really good and a sense of peace and deep presence. At the end of the ceremony, I was feeling an amazing well being inside like if my cells were really enjoying the medicine. I am grateful for this experience and highly recommend them.

  • Review for RETREAT WITH ANCESTRAL MEDICINE (AYAHUSCA, SAN PEDRO, PEYOTE, KAMBO, RAPÉ)

    Ana Estrella   February 21, 2020

      Amazing Experience

    I had the opportunity to go to Killawasi, such a beautiful place! Very peaceful. If you are looking for deep and meaningful answers, this is the place to go. I took San Pedro medicine with Amalia and Diana, and I'm very thankful for it, it is an undescribable experience, very comforting. I recommend 100% Killawasi!

  • Review for Nicole Sapo

    Susanne   February 21, 2020

      Thank you for an amazing experience

    I worked with Nicole a few times, both with Kambo and with Bufo. Nicole has the beautiful gift to combine strength and power with love, softness and compassion. I felt safe and supported at all times, and that enabled me to not only get through an at times hard experience, but to really connect with the spirit of the medicine. Thank you so much Nicole for holding a space in which I could make new experiences and explore myself in relation to the medicine. I hope we will meet again.

  • Review for Bluestone Ayahuasca and Huachuma Retreats, Mexico

    Ryan Antonellis   February 21, 2020

      You will Never be the Same

    This experience is absolutely life changing. The staff here is the best in the business, and it’s not even close. The layout, attention to detail, depth, and quality of the retreat is far superior to others I have heard about or looked into. The retreat center is amazing and the maloca is a sacred space and absolutely beautiful structure. Everything is provided when it is most needed and in the way that is most beneficial. Whether it’s meals, sound therapy, temazcal, medicine, whatever. The layout is perfect and the execution was perfect. They take you in as part of their family, and it’s a truly unique experience. You will make life long bonds here, make quantum leaps in healing, and leave with a new family and a clear purpose. You will also never be the same. That is all

  • Review for Sinchi Runa

    Stas Kotomin   February 21, 2020

      What is real?

    I traveld to Portugal carried by my intent just to trust in the things that I can truly see. As an Osteopath I know how easy it is for the mind to play tricks on you. Imaginations can become fast beliefs that limits us to see the reality as it is. Sanango showed me through deepest love and clear visions that all our fears are build on false interpretations of the reality in which we are living. His teaching is guided buy the Mother. Her way is the pure love. Pure surrender to everything that is instead of building walls against the darkness. The darkness is just in our minds. The fear of the darkness makes us sick. To see through the material world means to see through the darkness. To wisdom the pure love behind everything is to heal Thank you my guru Stanislav Kotomin

  • Review for Magic Mushroom 5 Day retreat

    Shaskia S   February 21, 2020

      The most Beautiful experience in my life

    I did a magic mushroom ceremony with Earth Awareness and I am still integrating the experience, the healing and the wisdom. What an incredible and authentic experience which I can't find words for. I spent years doing research because I really wanted to do it, but was afraid of taking that leap of faith. With synchronicity everything fell into place and i booked a ceremony. I am so grateful that my intuition took me to the right place. I had a phone call with Maya and then I knew for sure this was the right place for me. It was an intense and eye opening experience full of love, support and healing on all levels. The mushrooms gave me the healing and transformation I asked for. The location and setting in the Nature Temple is breath taking. Its a magical spiritual and healing place. The centre grounds are beautiful and off grid. The Delicious healthy food, the sharing circles and sound healings were designed perfectly to give the group what we need at the right moment. We were looked after with compassion and gentle guidance and everything contributed to a beautiful, deeply personal, healing and life changing experience.

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