DATE: May 3rd - July 5th, 2023



The relationship with the master plants as guides and intermediaries in the communication and connection with the deep language of nature and the mysteries of the universe, is part of the profound wisdom that since ancient times has been guarded and protected by the native peoples. This wisdom has been developed around plants such as Yagé or Ayahuasca, coca, tobacco, psilocybe mushrooms, tongo, and ceremonial cacao, as well as different ritual practices ranging from prayer to dance and song.

This course invites the student to delve initially into "The Law of Origin" which promotes native knowledge for the proper use of the wisdom of the master plants, and how these different forms of teaching to contribute to healing, understanding health as a state of integral consciousness.

Each ancestral culture, according to its territorial and therefore cultural origins, has been assigned the company of a master plant or knowledge that has allowed it to establish a harmonious relationship with itself and the environment over time. Today we are fortunate enough to share this knowledge throughout the world, with the aim of contributing to the healing of individuals, society and mother earth.


By participating in this course, students are expected to:


In this course, students will receive a 6-meeting online introduction, which can optionally be complemented by a residential workshop in Colombia.

Traditional Medicine in the Modern World

Law of Origin and root of the link to master plants

Introduction to the Master Plants Diet

Deepening of the wisdom of Yagé / Ayahuasca

The science of spiritual healing

A better version of self


Dr. Joe Tafur

Joe Tafur, M.D., is a Colombian-American family physician. After completing his training at UCLA, Dr. Tafur spent two years in academic research at the UCSD Department of Psychiatry. After his research fellowship, over a period of six years, he lived and worked in the Peruvian Amazon at the traditional healing center Nihue Rao Centro Espiritual, training there as an Ayahuasquero. In his book “The Fellowship of the River: A Medical Doctor’s Exploration into Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine,” through a series of stories, Dr. Tafur shares his unique experience and integrative medical theories.

He is currently a fellow at the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine. With his spiritual community in Phoenix, Dr. Tafur co-founded the Church of the Eagle and the Condor (CEC).

Dr. Tafur is also a co-founder of the nonprofit Modern Spirit, among their projects is the Modern Spirit Epigenetics Project, an analysis of the epigenetic impact of MAPS MDMA-assisted psychotherapy.



Xochi Bucuru Botache

Xochi Bucuru Botache is a Colombian traditional healer, educator in the areas of health and human development, cultural manager, promoter of indigenous community projects. 

Her learning about ancestral medicines, and especially about the healing processes with Yage, or Ayahuasca, began at the age of 14, thus giving birth to a life of total dedication to the study and service of ancestral knowledge.

Since 2009 she has been working as a traditional healer, receiving legal recognition by the Colombian Ministry of Culture in 2020 as a traditional doctor, which gives her the authority to provide training in areas of health, and provide care and support in natural treatments.

Her vocation for art and culture led her to study “Art, management and political culture” with the corporation Corpo Redes and the District University, training with which she has exercised in parallel the development of cultural projects and the direction of the Cultural Corporation Tras La Huella, a non-profit organization, promoter of transmission and protection of ancestral knowledge.
Co producer and scriptwriter of the documentary “Kumanday la ruta de los pueblos” and co-creator of the photo book Uchuamy, community pedagogical material.

Frequently Asked Questions

This course is aimed at all those who are interested knowledge for the proper use of the wisdom of the master plants, and how these different forms of teaching to contribute to healing, understanding health as a state of integral consciousness.

The course starts on May 3, 2023.

The course will be taught in Spanish with simultaneous translation into English.

The duration of the course is two and a half months.

Yes, the course is online, you can access the course from anywhere in the world.

The course materials will be available forever. This includes the episodes and the transcript of the content.

We recommend that you dedicate one hour per day per week to study in depth the didactic material provided by the teacher.

The price of the online course for residents in Europe is 200 euro. For residents in Latin America it is adjusted to the minimum wage of the country, please consult

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Spiritual Competency in Psychotherapy