Juan, the creator of Ayacona, has dedicated himself to working with sacred medicines from the Amazon for approximately 18 years. Originally from Colombia, he has had the privilege of learning from and collaborating with various taitas, shamans, and indigenous communities from the Amazon region. Juan strongly believes in the unification of tribes, traditions, and medicines, recognizing the power and wisdom each holds. Through his ceremonies, music, and sacred space-holding, he integrates elements from different traditions, aiming to bring unity, healing, and peace to us and our planet. Juan’s alliance with the Lakota people demonstrates his commitment to fostering respect, ceremonies, and medicine as a means of unifying people and awakening ancient memories within us.

Events with Juan

Bufo and Kambo with Juan
August 9 - 11, 2024

$999   Due to popular demand, we are hosting our first ever retreat centering around the Bufo toad medicine.  During this 3 day retreat, you will have the opportunity to sit with Kambo and experience not one but two sessions with Bufo.  The weekend retreat will include food, lodging, workshops, integration and aftercare.  There is never any charge for the medicines, they are shared freely for retreat attendees. The retreat will take place at a private location about 35 minutes outside Portland, Maine on a large private property with a flowing river just a short walk from the facility. Weekend…