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Peaceful Peru: Professional Development-Healing Traditions for Medical Professionals

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Experience the ultimate professional development immersion to examine and experience healing traditions in Peru. Reconnect with your inner world as you explore the ruins of ancient civilizations while viewing some of the most spellbinding scenery anywhere in the planet. Meet the descendants of the Inca and learn all about the three indigenous camelid species.

Travel through the ages in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Observe how time has stood still and make the pilgrimage to the peaks of the Andes to discover the magnificent Machu Picchu. Participants will learn about ancient and modern healing traditions from local Shaman and medical professionals as well as experience reflexology, reiki, yoga, meditation, giving back to the local communities.

Visit a villager’s home in the rural community of Huilloc for a hands-on lesson on traditional garment weaving; meet local handcraft artisans at Pisac market in the Sacred Valley; journey to Machu Picchu, one of the new seven wonders of the world for a private guided tour of the fabled ruins; sample traditional and new Peruvian cooking at local restaurants.

Learning Journeys Medical Professional Development programs are open to medical professionals and healers seeking to deepen their knowledge of healing and medical traditions throughout global cultures while healing self.

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Adventure Learning
Ancient Traditions
Birding and Wildlife
Bucket List Learning
Theater Arts
Unplugged Learning
Wellness and Spirituality
Wine and Spirits
Woman's Focused
Writing and Literature

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Explore an Interest
Pursue a Passion
Change My Life!

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What You Will Learn/Do

•During your time in Peru, you will experience an insight into native healing methods.

•You will enjoy reflexology, reiki, yoga, meditation, meeting with locals, and giving back to the local communities.

•You will get a unique lesson on urban planning of the Incas with a visit to Ollantaytambo, and a view into what life for the Incas was like when you visit Machu Picchu.

•The learning list goes on, as you will also visit Coricancha, the Temple of the Sun, and are able to see and take in the magnificent construction by the Incas and what it has meant to the culture.

Why This Program Is Unique

A portion of the program contributes to rural community projects in Huilloc, Peru.

How This Program Benefits The Local Community

•Local Ancient and Modern Medical Traditions

•Meeting with Local Shaman and Healers

•Experience healing practices

•Traditional weaving techniques by the women of Huilloc

•Holistic Yoga Practice

•Reiki Overview and Session

•Inca Urban Planning education through Ollantaytambo visit

•The life of Incas at Machu Picchu

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• Airport Transfers Visits in Lima, Sacred Valley of the Incas and Cusco on private basis with Spanish/English speaking local guide. • Visit Machu Picchu • Transfer hotel / train station / hotel • One way train ticket onboard the Executive train by Inca Rail on Day 4 • One way train ticket onboard the Executive train by Inca Rail on Day 5 • Round trip bus ticket plus entrance fee to Machu Picchu on Day 5 • Visit a villager’s home in the rural community of Huilloc for a hands-on lesson on traditional garment weaving and Shaman experience. • 30-minute Reflexology treatment at the hotel’s Spa on Day 2 • 1-hour Yoga lesson with live relaxing music on Day 3. Includes mat and transfers to the Holistic retreat center. • 50-minute Reiki session on Day 4. Includes transfers to the Holistic retreat center. • Coca Kintu ceremony on Day 6. • Accommodation at mentioned hotels or similar ones according to availability. • Meals mentioned in the program.

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