About The Teacher

Omar is a retired US Army veteran and long time student of Mexican indigenous and Fourth Way practices. His relationship with sacred mushrooms began in Mexico in the early 1990's with 30 days of fasting, isolation, and intensive mushroom work under curandero guidance. Now a permanent resident of Mexico with over 25 years of sacred mushroom experience he has a passion for bridging the gap between ancient indigenous sacred medicine practices and contemporary therapeutic use.   

Omar is the Founder of Integrations Retreats - Mexico, co-founder of Phoenix Healing Centre - Jamaica, a member of the Jamaican Diaspora Task Force on Behavioral Health, co-owner of Jamaica's first sacred medicine apothecary. His private consultation services focus on the daily practical application of the psychedelic experience and he works closely with the Integrations staff as well as a number of organizations to create programs that reinforce best practices and foster responsible sacred medicine use and self-care. 

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