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Curanderismo - Traditional Latino Medicine, Professional Training

This first level training will prepare participants to begin exploring the traditional health-promoting practices of Latin America known as Curanderismo. We will discuss this wellness system’s Indigenous, European, Asian and African roots, philosophy, cultural sustainability, methodology, herbalism, bodywork (sobando), energetic cleansing (limpia), holistic counseling (platica), hydrotherapy, food medicine, ceremony, finding the path to healing, the lessons of disease, and creating community.


Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon CR 00

Type of Event

  • Course



Feb 8 to
Feb 15
02:00 amto02:00 am

This week-long intensive course includes two seminars per day.



Price includes all course activities and certificate, 3 vegetarian, mostly organic meals / day and lodging at Hidden Garden for 8 nights.

Full Description

International and local teachers will share their ancient wisdom in this unique learning environment. A Level One Certificate will be offered, and is required for advanced studies and eventual program completion. The following educational experiences are included:

Latin American Wellness Traditions
Traditional Indigenous Medicine
Traditional European Medicine
Traditional Afro-Caribbean Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Spiritual Cleansing Practicum
Internal Botanical Medicine
Herbal Preparations
Latino Therapeutic Massage
Shamanic Voyage
Sacred Plant Medicine
Ancestral Gardening
Sacred Song Circle
Temascal (Sweat Lodge)