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Peru in the time of Corona Virus

See Below For Most Recent Updates…. Willka Tika Covid Protocol Jul 2020     State of Emergency Monday March 16: Quarantine in Peru Early today, Peru’s government announces that due to the Corona virus international flights will stop at midn …

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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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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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The Yoga of Sustainable Tourism

Can Yoga Lead the Way to Sustainable Tourism?   The following article was written by Marie-Cristine Kaptan, an MBA student at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). Sheltering in place from her home outside of Zurich, Marie conducted research …

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Referral Program

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO GO TO PERU? Our new referral program is a way for us to show our appreciation to our friends, fans and former guests. Honoring the Andean way of “ayni” or reciprocity, if you provide a qualified referral for either a gr …

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To Build a Bath (or Plunge Pool)

How to Keep 20 Staff Busy During Quarantine?   Guests and friends often ask us “what’s a typical day in the life of Willka T’ika” like? Well, before the COVID-19 quarantine, the answer to that question depended on which groups were in residence an …

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Essential Oils at Willka T’ika

We are thrilled to announce that Willka T’ika is now selling 100% pure essential oils. Our essential oils are organically produced with plants grown organically in our Chakra Gardens. My mother Carol and our staff built our distillation machine a coupl …

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Work at Willka T’ika!

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to work 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 fo …

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Sound Meditation, NOT Sound Healing

Willka T’ika had the honor of hosting the world renowned sound master, Alexandre Tannous. Joined by famous ethnobotanist and plant medicine visionary, Dennis McKenna, Alexandre led 25 of us through a fascinating journey of sound, healing, and deep exploration into the history of human consciousness.

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Ayahuasca in the Andes?

More travelers than ever are asking about plant medicine, specifically ayahuasca. Before we can offer any recommendations, we wanted to share a few important considerations that we have learned over the last 20 years of hosting retreats in Peru.

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