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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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Peru in the time of Corona Virus

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 midnight and quarantine in Peru will begin. All borders will close. Over breakfast, I discus …

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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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Visit to Qeros

  The most special guest that Willka T’ika has ever hosted is without doubt Don Benito. Don Benito is a Qero pakko, or healer. He is among the last in a line of Andean elders who still teach traditional Quechua spiritual traditions as they were pr …

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Alpaca at Willka T’ika!

Yesterday the latest addition to the Willka T’ika family arrived, K’intu the Alpaca! Only 3 months old, K’intu currently weighs about 20 pounds and seems to eat at least that much per day. Since he got here, he’s drunk three bottles of fresh cow milk a …

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Special Yogis: Diets and Drive

The largest group to come to Willka T’ika  in the last few years was a group of yoga teachers who traveled from around the world to participate in a special yoga training course sponsored by the world-famous teacher, Tiffany Cruikshank. There were 65 t …

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