Toni Javier Lopez Lopez

Curandero
Toni’s Shipibo name is Sany which means “leader of a family”, and comes originally from the Shipibo community of Royaboya.

Toni comes from a long lineage of healers (the Lopez family) and started to sit in ceremony when he was only 12, guided by his grandfather Sanymeny, who was a renowned maestro in his region.
He decided to start his apprenticeship with plant spirits through carrying out dietas when he was 22. His 2 year old son became very sick which called him to learn how to heal him. His initial intention was focus on healing his son and other children in his community.

He started dieting with gentle plants, known to transmit love and improve relationships. After several years focused on smaller plants, he then moved onto dieting larger plants and trees – known as ‘ani medicine’ (big medicine), used to heal more serious illnesses and conditions. He carried out a one year dieta with several different plants, including Chaikuni Rao, a plant famous amongst the Shipibo people. This is his favorite plant, which he claims fully opened his heart and healed him of his own childhood wounds.

Tony has three children, and his youngest daughter, who has just turned 12, recently started training and dieting under his guidance. His core intention is to be of service for the betterment of his family and society at large.

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  • 12 Days
    6 Ceremonies
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    $ 3,900

    Living in Alignment: Ayahuasca Healing Retreat

    The backbone of our work and regular retreat offering, providing an immersion in traditional Shipibo plant-spirit healing complemented with yoga classes, individual and group support, and powerful methods of self-inquiry.
  • 12 Days + 5 Days
    6 Ceremonies
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    $ 5,100

    Ayahuasca Healing Retreat + 5-Day Integration Retreat

    NEW OFFERING – a 12-Day ‘Living in Alignment’ Ayahuasca Healing Retreat with the opportunity to stay on at the Temple for a 5-day Integration Extension Retreat. Available in April, July, and October 2024.
  • 12 Days
    6 Ceremonies
    |
    $ 3,900

    Women’s Ayahuasca Healing Retreat

    For this retreat we will be working exclusively with female facilitators and female support staff. There is something very special that happens when a group of women come together to heal! To be held from April 16th to 27th, 2024 and November 26th to December 7th, 2024.
  • 12 Days
    6 Ceremonies
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    $ 3,900

    Queer Ayahuasca Retreat

    This special queer retreat will provide a safe, welcoming, and caring environment where participants can feel comfortable being who they are. Shipibo healing will be complemented with Compassionate Inquiry sessions. To be held from October 25th to November 5th, 2024.
  • 14 Days
    5 Ceremonies
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    $ 2,000

    Traditional Plant Dietas at Shipibo Rao

    We are honored to support Maestro Jose Lopez Sanchez and his healing center, Shipibo Rao. Maestro Jose runs 14-day dietas working in the Shipibo tradition.
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