14
September
8:00 am — 8:00 pm

$495.00 - $4495
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Journey to the Amazon!

 + Machu Picchu!

Journey to the Amazon, with an extension to Machu Picchu + the Ancient Incan Empire capital city of Cuzco!

The Institute of Modern Wisdom with the ACEER Foundation,
Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research,
and the Association of Natural Health Present for You!

…..Healthcare and Healing Traditions of Amazonia: Exploring the Roots of Holistic Health + Integrative Medicine and directly experience Indigenous Wisdom, Ceremony, Culture, and Sacred Sites…

This Amazon Expedition includes 2 Offerings:

September 14-20/21: A Journey up-river into the Amazon, where we will study with Indigenous Ethnomedicinal Shaman Elders, with activities ranging from visiting traditional plant medicine farms (in Lima upon landing with the Ministry of Health and then upriver), visiting the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research in Porto Maldanado, local market visits and medicinal plant vendors, local culture teachings by the Ese’Eja Tribe (we will be staying at their Lodge), visit to a traditional healing center with local shamen and assistants deep in the jungle, Forest Canopy Tower visits, direct interaction + cultural sessions with the Indigenous communities to understand how they maintain their native heritage while navigating the 21st Century, teachings by an Elder Shaman Medicine Man who we’ve specially hired to come from the northern part of the jungle specifically for our group, opportunities for group + one/one Ceremonial Sessions with Elder Shaman, visits/hiking to Reserves for sightings of native plant and incredible animal sightings(!), evaluate biological activities of botanicals that are similar to pharmaceuticals and those that are unique to botanical medicine plants, assess the various types of mind/body/spirit practices that contribute to health and healing in Amazonia, we will evaluate the clinical literature associated with the effects of traditional medicine on body systems, have a break-out session where we distill our own tinctures with the guidance of indigenous medicine women/men, articulate the role of indigenous knowledge of traditional medicine and how to integrate it into modern medicine and wellness practices, examine case studies and materia medica for evidence-based applications of traditional medicine, and SO MUCH MORE!!
Please visit our Rainforest Lodge site to see what incredible explorations will be available to you in your personal break/reflection times – http://www.perunature.com/

September 20-24/25: Extension: A Mystic Journey into the Elevated Amazon of Machu Picchu! with an added visit to the Ancient Capitol of the Incan Empire, Cuzco, abustling Andean elevated city with incredible culture, architecture, food, artisan markets, and shopping!
This portion will be over their Winter Solstice (our Summer Solstice), which is an important festival time for local Peruvians. We will be traveling with a Master Guide, well-versed in Indigenous Sacred Traditions of these Sacred Sites, visit world-famous Machu Picchu and other off-grid, secret Sites, optional participation in Shamanic Breathwork (Prana) and Initiation Ceremony, overnight in one of the most beautiful hotels in the world in Aguas Calientes at the foot of Machu Picchu, stroll through this picturesque town, soak in one of their many hot spring pools, delight in local cuisine!
Visit our Machu Picchu lodging site, located in Aguas Calientes, in the Sacred Valley of Urubamba, for a peek at what awaits! – http://www.inkaterra.com/inkaterra/inkaterra-machu-picchu-pueblo-hotel/location/

Pricing:
> Amazon Expedition – September 14-20/21, 2017 – $4,495 (Discounted price- $3,495*) per person/dbl occupancy for the Amazon portion – $595 single supplement

* Discount Pricing for Students of the Institute of Modern Wisdom (previously and currently enrolled + Sacred journey participants), Patrons of ACEER, & Charter or Elite Members of the Association of Natural Health

What is included:
• All lodging in Peru
• All ground, boat, + airflight transport + transfers within Peru
• All gratuities, service, and administrative fees
• Meals as indicated in itinerary (all meals in Amazon)
• All teaching sessions, visits, experientials, + group Ceremony
• Bi/Tri-lingual guides
• 3-4 Key Faculty leaders, multiple local Medicinal Teachers

What is not included:
• Alcoholic beverages
• International round trip airfare from your home to Lima
• Items of a personal nature
• Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
• Private sessions with Shaman Antonio Montero in the Amazon are gratuity-requested

Sacred Sites Machu Picchu + Cusco – September 20-24/25 – (Discounted Price- $2,095*) Post Amazon trip to Cuzco/Machu Picchu – $495 single supplement

* Discount Pricing for Students of the Institute of Modern Wisdom (previously and currently enrolled + Sacred journey participants), Patrons of ACEER, & Charter or Elite Members of the Association of Natural Health

What is included:
• All lodging in Sacred Valley (Aguas Calientes) + Cuzco
• Ground + airflight transport + transfers within Peru
• All gratuities, service, and administrative fees
• Meals as indicated in itinerary
• All teaching sessions, Sacred Site visits, experientials, group Ceremony
• Tri-lingual Master Guide
• 1 Key Faculty

What is not included:
• Alcoholic beverages
• International roundtrip airfare from your home to Lima
• Items of a personal nature
• Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

To Hold Your Spot > $700 non-refundable deposit.

Due to securing our pre-booked rooms at all locations, all Balances are due by August 15th, 2017.

Due to limited space, the sooner you register, the sooner you are guaranteed a spot.

** For more information on how to register as an IMW Student or if you are new to IMW, please contact Christel, Administrative Director of the Institute of Modern Wisdom, at [email protected]

** For more information on how to register as a Member Patron of ACEER and/or an Elite Member of the Association of Natural Health, please contact Christel, Administrative Director of the Institute of Modern Wisdom, at [email protected]

Please note:
When booking/arranging your international roundtrip travel from your departure airport to Lima – make sure you ARRIVE by June 13th – we will have a transfer for you to the hotel.
For your RETURN:
>If you are participating in ONLY the Amazon Expedition: please make sure your RETURN flight (LIMA to your home airport) leaves either CLOSE TO MIDNIGHT on the night of the 20th or just after 12midnight on the 21st. You will ARRIVE HOME on the 21st.
>If you are opting to experience the Machu Picchu/Cuzco extension, please make sure your RETURN flight (LIMA to your home airport) leaves either CLOSE TO MIDNIGHT on the night of the 24th or just after 12midnight on the 25th. You will ARRIVE HOME on the 25th.

ME/CUE Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorships of the College of Health Sciences at West Chester University, the Institute for Modern Wisdom (IMW), and the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research Foundation (ACEER). The College of Health Sciences at West Chester University is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The Association of Natural Health also accredits this course.

Details

Start:
September 14 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 26 @ 8:00 pm
Cost:
$495.00 - $4495
Event Category:

Tickets

Non-refundable Deposit for Amazon Journey

$700.00
Full Price Amazon Trip dbl occupancy

$4,495.00
Discounted Price Amazon Trip dbl occupancy

$3,495.00
Amazon Trip single occupancy supplement

$595.00
Full Price Add-on to Cuzco/Machu Picchu dbl occupancy

$3,095.00
Discounted Price Add-on to Cuzco/Machu Picchu dbl occupancy

$2,095.00
Add-on to Cuzco/Machu Pichu single occupancy supplement

$495.00