Have you worked with Ayahuasca, but feel worse than before you drank; feeling stuck, isolated, disconnected or unsupported? Do you feel it’s time to let go of your suffering and invite in new possibilities? Do you want to understand the Ayahuasca drinking process more deeply and contextualise your experience? Are you ready to move forward, make lasting transformations and create the awesome juicy life that you are deep down longing for?

Then join Sophia and Cynthia for an empowering integration retreat, to finally reap the benefits from your Ayahuasca experiences and even more....

Ayahuasca Integration Retreat

Girona, Spain

4-9 June


Walking through the lush Catalonian landscape, listening to the river trickling by and the birds singing overhead....

…you contemplate a beautiful day of self discovery, learning, laughing and playing with beautiful souls, and diving deep into a gentle process in which you feel guided and held...

We often say that we want change. But, creating and sustaining transformation in our lives can be both difficult and scary.


Many of us have drunk Ayahuasca, hoping that this will be the ultimate solution. To get permanent healing, release from addictions, traumas or self-sabotaging patterns or to discover enlightenment.

Only to find, that when we get back home, our perspectives have shifted, but our lives haven’t changed...


Are you ready to integrate the insights and lessons from your ceremonies?


Is it now time for you to let go of past patterns and move forward into a new version of yourself and your life?


Come and join us for 5 days of connection, nature, food and profound yet playful ways to rediscover YOUR Wholeness.



This unmissable retreat has been specifically designed for YOU to get the most out of the Ayahuasca experiences you have already had, and to get you moving in the direction that you want to go in. 

Using our wide ranging knowledge from years of practical experience in our personal healing journeys and from helping others;


We have created an epic program that will put a spring in your step and help you leap forward in your life!

Transformational Experience

During the retreat you will....

Get a clear map

of your integration process, take your first steps, and leave with tools and support to continue moving once you are back home again.

 Enjoy Shipibo-style plant saunas and baths

to detoxify your system and rejuvenate your mojo!


Have 1-1 sessions

 With Shipibo trained Ayahuasca practitioners who are also licenced therapists.

     Take part in Systemic Constellation Work

to see your current issues from a totally new perspective and make dynamic shifts.

Gain practical resources

that you can use throughout your life, long after the retreat has ended.


Eat a delicious, purely plant based diet

to reconnect with your plant ceremony experiences more easily.


Take time to connect with the beautiful Catalan Landscape

of rural Girona and find peace and stillness within yourself.


Enjoy time and connection

with like minded people who can understand the challenges and joys of your

process and support your changes.



Sophia is incredibly knowledgeable with a calm demeanor that’s comforting and loving. Truly a gifted healer, she keeps things simple and explains information in a way that is easy to understand.

Cate Ritter, Oregon


Tapping into Your Inner Wisdom

Sophia is dedicated to help people fully integrate their medicine experiences and bring the lessons, transformations and teachings of the plants into their grounded every day lives. 

Sophia believes that the biggest transformations occur not in the Jungle or ceremony space, but back home, when trying to put the new ways of being into practice. 

She was born in the UK, and has an honours degree in Ancient History and has travelled all over the world, working as a therapist in many alternative modalities, which reflect her love of bringing ancient wisdom teachings into the modern world. 

With her integration clients, she uses a number of different therapeutic tools including PSYCH-K, Counselling, Crystal Therapy and Shamanic Healing. It is her belief that all wisdom lies within each of us and so she specialises in allowing people to tap into their own inner resources to understand and work with their medicine experiences in order to bring further growth and healing and fully embodied integration. 


Sophia Vasiliou
Co-Founder & Retreat Facilitator

Helping You Unwrap Your Gifts

Cynthia is 44 years young and lives in The Netherlands. She holds a MSc degree in Business Administration and worked as a business consultant in organisational change processes. Since 2011 she works as a self-employed trauma sensitive life-coach and integrative therapist and is acknowledged by her national public health care system.  


In 2016 Cynthia immersed herself into the Shipibo curanderismo tradition during a retreat in the Amazon jungle. Her aim was to restore her health by healing the remnants of a chronic illness, in which she greatly succeeded. In 2017 she returned to the Amazon for an Ayahuasca Curandero Initiation Course, where Cynthia and Sophia met each other. Cynthia frequently visits the jungle to deepen her study. She recently worked as a guest facilitator for the Ayahuasca Foundation’s four week Healing Empowerment Course in the new Riosbo Ayahuasca Research Center. 


It is Cynthia’s mission to facilitate people in finding wholeness within themselves, and to support their healing from trauma and life’s adversities. She works with the presupposition that every wound also holds important gifts, which she helps to find, unwrap and integrate. During her own integration phase after the training her plant teachers called to shift her focus of her plant medicine work towards facilitating the integration processes. And this is where Sophia and Cynthia were propelled into the making of Ayahuasca! Now what?  


Cynthia brings a treasure trove of tools and methodologies. She was trained in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Trauma Life Work (Peter Levine), Systemic Work (e.g. Family Constellations, Bert Hellinger), hot (hatha) yoga and Plant Medicine. She works with people’s unconscious parts, because this is where the greatest potential for healing lies dormant. Tapping into that area can be very effective, since it is normally out of scope for many people and nevertheless determines 95% of their behaviour in daily life. She guides her clients through this landscape with warmth, confidence, lightness, determination and a touch of playfulness. 

Cynthia Oppelaar
Co-Founder, Therapist & Retreat Facilitator
Delicious Food
Lovingly prepared by our professional chef.
Each day you will be delighted with freshly made vegan delights, designed to lighten your energy and connect you to the plants

What’s included 

Pre-retreat Preparation Web Class on the 4th of May at 8pm CET. 


Five days in a traditional Catalonian Masia farm building. This rustic retreat centre is in the heart of the mesmerising Catalonian landscape surrounded by beautiful nature. Allowing you to relax and tune in to your inner guidance and reconnect with the natural world. 

Accommodation for five nights at the beautiful Can More rustic lodge, which we have exclusive hire of. Some rooms may be shared. 

Each day you will be delighted with freshly made vegan delights, designed to lighten your energy and connect you to the plants consisting of: 

Five beautiful breakfasts to kick-start your days. 

Four luscious lunches to take a break and enjoy. 

Five delicious dinners to nourish your body and soul. 

Non-alcoholic hot and cold beverages, fresh fruit and snacks available throughout. 

At least one private 1-1 session with either Sophia or Cynthia 

Group activities including talks and group processing sessions 

Shipibo style plant baths and vapour baths. 

Participation in systemic work group sessions e.g. family constellations, illnesses/symptoms constellations, structure constellations, trauma constellations. 

Some artistic materials (please bring your own favourite personal journals and writing materials)

What’s excluded......

Your round-trip airfare from home. 

Transportation to and from the retreat centre. The retreat centre is located 25km from Girona Airport and is accessible by local transportation. Full details will be provided when you register. 

Personal, medical, travel and trip cancellation insurance. 

Other non-included items would include souvenir shopping, personal phone calls, taxis, laundry, journals etc. 

The Benefits
  Would that be worth coming to Girona for?
Seriously?! I sure think so!  

What can YOU expect if you spend 5 delightful days and 5 nights with us integrating your Ayahuasca experiences WHILST enjoying yourself in a rustic Catalan Masia out in nature? 


What if you got an understanding of the overall Ayahuasca drinking process? 


What if you also got a detailed map to show you where the heck you are in your process AND a whole bunch of tools to guide you to your desired destination? 


….and what if you can leave all of the chores behind you and get totally spoiled with delicious food, comfy beds and time to dedicate to your own well-being?  


….and what if you could work on some of your deepest issues in a way that is transformational yet safe, light and playful? 


And what if you have fun along the way and meet like-minded people who can relate to your experiences and feel connected and supported in your choices to drink Ayahuasca? 



PLUS:  you’ll get to pick our brains even  BEFORE you step foot on the plane! 


Yes, to make sure you’re fully organised and on track to get the most out of this amazing experience,  we’ll get together on a group call BEFORE the event  to coach you on the specific background information to bring along in order to max out the value of this unique opportunity – and that’s priceless! 


Please keep in mind: This is an Integration retreat to unwrap the gifts you already received during previous Ayahuasca ceremonies. So no Ayahuasca will be served during this retreat. 


This is your opportunity to  work totally interactively with us ONE-ON-ONE, addressing your EXACT areas of concern, and helping you identify where you are in your process, solve challenges, take your next steps and go home empowered with tools and support to continue moving once you are back home again… and so much more. 


The details.....


Flights and arrival 

Arrive into  Girona airport on Tuesday the 4th of June and make sure you arrive in the retreat centre between 4 and 5 PM, so you can get settled in before dinner. We have evening activities scheduled on the very first day and we don't want you to miss out. We recommend you depart Sunday June 9th, 2019 after breakfast and retreat closing activity which will end at 10.00 am.

(Please bear in mind that different names are being used for this airport, like Barcelona-Girona Airport and Girona-Costa Brava Airport, which might be confusing. The IATA  airport code is: GRO.)


Why not  combine your retreat with the World Ayahuasca Conference in Girona?

We highly recommend visiting the 3rd ICEERS World Ayahuasca International Conference in the city of Girona right before the retreat: from Friday 31st of May – Sunday 2nd of June.

Pre conference events and workshops take place from Monday 27th of May. Located just 40 mins from the retreat centre and 30 mins from Girona Airport.

Use the code PSYCHSOCNL10 to get a 10% discount on your conference tickets. 

Your Investment 

€ 1297,-  


This integration retreat is limited to 12 participants. Some rooms may be shared. The Pre-retreat Preparation Call will be on Saturday the 4th of May at 8pm CET. 


Not sure if this retreat is for you? I suggest you make an appointment to chat with Sophia or Cynthia here


To join us: 

  • Fill out the registration form. 

  • Pay your non-refundable deposit of €450- to reserve your spot.  We’ll send you a payment link after receipt of your registration form. 

  • Pay the balance of  €847- will be due in full by the 22nd of April. 

  • Join us on the preparation call on May 4th 


Any Questions? Please  contact us using the chat box

Aya Integration Retreats is  a subsidary of

Ayahuasca! Now What?

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