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New Life Ayahuasca Overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 111 reviews
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From a First-Timer

★★★★★
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I went to New Life Ayahuasca having never traveled internationally by myself, didn’t know a single person and had never done any type of plant medicines. The entire experience was life changing! From the second I arrived, I felt my fears melt away. Matt and Jeanae welcomed all of us when we arrived and made us feel right at home. The house was amazing! It’s in a beautiful location, surrounded by nature. I saw monkeys, parrots and some other animals I didn’t even know existed. You get your own room and your own bathroom. This is perfect if you need a little alone time. Most of the other places don’t offer that and the ones that do, are expensive. The food was nutritious and really good. The ceremonies were beautiful, and they are held in a safe environment. Matt helped me prepare for the ceremonies and I felt like he really cared about helping and listening to me. That’s a big deal when you’re doing something that you’ve never done before. We got to do yoga with Jeanae, who is a wonderful teacher. I met some amazing people at New Life and I felt like we all connected. Everyone was so friendly and they were easy to talk to. The groups are a little smaller which in my opinion, is the way to go. Having experienced all that I did, I would have felt very overwhelmed if I was at a retreat with 10 +. I won’t speak much about the medicine because each experience is different for each person. My experience is hard to put into words. It’s been about a month and I’m discovering new things about life and myself every day. That may sound cliche, but it’s so true. I’m not the same person I was when I arrived, and I mean that in a good way. Going to New Life Ayahuasca was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. My intuition guided me here and now I understand why. I highly recommend this place! I’ll be back for sure. Thank you Matt & Jeanae!

Feel the Love

★★★★★
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One of the most deep and profound experiences of my life. Matt is the real deal and an amazing healer. Jeanne is his perfect counterpart. From their delicious, farm to table, nutritious meals to their multiple plant medicine healing modalities, and amazing icaros, they work to massage away any emotional or physical difficulties that might be ailing you. They do so in such a grounded and wholesome way. The love and warmth is palpable. I left brighter, happier and more connected to nature and the cosmos.

Follow-Up Review

★★★★★
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This is my second review of New Life Ayahuasca. NLA is a wonderful and at times a magical place. Those of you who have never taken the medicine might roll your eyes at my use of the term ‘magical’. That’s OK, just try it and see. Matt and Jeanae have created a safe and caring environment in which one can grow. For those who hear the call of Ayahuasca, the medicine can bring about amazing personal transformations. I am not the same man who first went to New Life a year and a half ago. Then, I was a damaged man who was haunted by a a rough childhood. I was prone to depression and quick to take offense. While I was good at my job, I wasn’t well liked because of my quick temper. Now, after three retreats, I am a changed man. My baseline is ‘happy’ and I nearly always feel content, which is not something most people can say these days. I am much less into myself and I care more about others, especially my family. I am less combative, more creative, and have an easier time seeing other people’s points of view. I feel lucky to be me and I feel gratitude every day. As a result, people like me much more which, of course makes me happier. It is a virtuous cycle. On an objective level, my EQ score has improved dramatically. Of course, this is just my experience. I cannot know what Ayahuasca will do for you. For me, though, it has changed my life – dramatically – and for the better.
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New Ayahuasca Mats!


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20 new aya mats!

Today we picked up 20 new ayahuasca mats! We are very excited we will have these new mats available for everyone attending our one night ceremony on June 27th with shaman Ron Wheelock and for all future ceremonies. The ceremony on the 27th has almost reached maximum capacity, so if you haven’t confirmed your spot yet, you should now! These mats are very comfortable with a built in pillow. They also fold up nicely for storage, which is convenient for us. 🙂

 

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View from Kitchen Patio

It’s been a pretty calm day aside from the drive to San Jose for the ayahuasca mats.  No treatments or ceremonies are planned for tonight, so we’ll just be having a bonfire after dinner for all our guests and we are fortunate to have a full house!  We were lucky that the rain held off here, because it looked a lot like rain earlier this afternoon and it was pouring during the drive to San Jose.

 

Everything is coming together here so nicely, and we are so grateful that all of this is happening! Matt and I would never have dreamed this was possible a year ago, and I truly believe that is a testament to the powerful healing properties of iboga and ayahuasca. It just shows how much we are all capable of when we really believe in what we do and when we believe in ourselves.

 

EDIT: While writing this, there was an amazing sunset that lit up the the city below like fire. I dont have the best camera, so i wasnt able to capture it well, but there was a giant rainbow across the sky also. Here is what my camera was able to get :

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RAINBOW SUNSET