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Plant Medicine Handbook

Willka T’ika Ethos Willka T’ika was created to honor Quechua culture and our center is a dedication to native traditions. We deeply respect Andean culture, history and cosmology and offer authentic, ancient Incan ceremonies. We feel strongly about offe …

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Virtual Education in the Andes

The Willka T’ika Children’s Fund (WTCF) supports local (virtual) education at Paru Paru Primary School in the mountains above P’isaq.

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7 Suggestions for a Wellness Retreat in Peru

7 Suggestions for a Wellness Retreat in Peru A Wellness Retreat means something different to everyone – as it should. We all have different needs and expectations about what makes us feel well. Some of us focus on the physical: we want to eat better, s …

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Pachamanca How-To Guide

History of the Pachamanca By: Lindsey Masterman (Willka T’ika intern) A Pachamanca is an 8,000-year-old traditional Incan style of meal in which a variety of marinated meats, potatoes, vegetables, and herbs are roasted in an underground pit filled with …

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Sustainable Agriculture in the Andes

Sustainable Agriculture in the Andes By: Lindsey Masterman (Willka T’ika intern) The Peruvian Andes are the center of origin of the potato, one of the four staple crops of the world. Currently, there are more than 4,000 varieties of potato. However, fo …

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Intern at Willka T’ika!

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to intern at a Wellness Center like Willka T’ika? Imagine waking up to the sounds of birds chirping in lush gardens; Yoga and meditation practice whenever you feel inspired; Organic farm-to-table vegetarian …

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Andean Healing Plants

All Roads Lead to Pachamama In contrast to much of the Western World, people of the Andes and the Amazon look first to Pachamama (Mother Earth) to resolve physical ailments. Today, Peruvians combine the ancient tradition of using healing plant medicine …

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Traveling to Peru during Covid

Instructions for N. American Guests Traveling to Peru     – Updated June 2022 – Presently there is still a mask mandate on public transport and some indoor areas in Peru, like banks and malls, etc.  At Willka T’ika we are no longer requiring …

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Peru in the time of Corona Virus

See Below For Most Recent Updates…. Willka Tika Covid Protocols Summary Willka T’ika Covid Protocol Video     State of Emergency Monday March 16: Quarantine in Peru Early today, Peru’s government announces that due to the Corona virus inter …

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Sweat Lodge at Willka T’ika

Willka T’ika’s First Sweat Lodge   After finishing our Plunge Pool we recently turned our attention towards completing Willka T’ika’s first Sweat Lodge. Many of our special interest groups have asked us about having a sweat lodge as part of their …

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