About The Teacher

From the shipibo tribe, Selia single mother of six kids has managed to follow her heart to become a curandera.  

She started at a very early age when she was 15; she was already asking her grandfather an ancient shipibo shaman to teach her, at the beginning he refused to tell her how much responsibility is needed it and that he is already too old to be able to give her what is need it.  

Celia did not care about this, she insisted so much to his grandfather that he put her on her first diets and ayahuasca ceremonies where she got her first Ikaros ( spiritual music) later in life she will need to stop working with the medicine because of her kids , when they were big enough she once more found a teacher in Pucallpa her natal land and there she continues her journey, now she is one of the best medicine women you can find in Iquitos area.  

Selia and Naysha meet through the documentary project that Naysha is running on the internet: Medicine Woman, Curanderita – The Woman’s Awakening Selia was one of the medicine women that has to accept to take part in the project and collaborate, because she believes the shamanic knowledge can help many people and that men and women are equally important, when working with the plants she said, female and male energy must be balanced, if we have too much of one then we are in the ego, and we must live from our hearts.


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  • Vasilis Oikonomou   August 09, 2019


    Very good and caring person. She was like a mother for all the participants and took care to every single one of us personally with special interest!

  • Juan Carlos Dunick   March 07, 2019

      Celia aka Wonder Woman

    Celia made a very deep impact in my heart during the one month with her in Peru. I can still hear her Icaros resonating in my being. Very traditional Shipibo Shaman. Under her guidance I was witness to many wonderful events. She shares with me secrets of the power of Ayahuasca, Tobacco and Toe. Watching her work brings such inspiration to your eyes, she is kind and loving, understanding and aware. Celia is of a quiet nature yet holds such power. A woman of small stature yet a Giant amoung the stars. I loved every moment spent with her, talking with her about life and love, how things work in the spiritual word and following her instructions. Celia is very generous also, not just in the physical, in the spiritual also. I always felt blessed with her and protected under her. During one powerful ceremony I was translating spanish for her. We were sent to visit a woman who was being spiritually attacked. An entity was trying to enter her body. I was so blessed to be witness to this event. There was a definite heavy dark presence in the room when we first entered, she listened intently to the situation and began her work without hesitation. I will not go into detail however what I can say is that after the event the room was Phyisically lighter and the atmosphere had definitely changed. The woman was glowing and eminating light and love. It was such a remarkable experience to be allowed to be part of. I will never forget it and thank Celia from the bottom of my heart for allowing me to be part of it and for the teachings that immediately followed with myself and another Shaman from the team Ines. Do not miss an opportunity to enter a space with Celia... the Wonder Woman!

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