With more than 30 years of healing work behind him, Don Carlos Gapto Paima started is shamanic and ayahuasquero journey at age 14. His master was Don Antonio Morzela Laolate from the small community Santa Clotilde locate along the Rio Napo. Don Carlos was initiated to the strict dieta and hand on study of the medicinal plants (including ayahuasca) through an intensive and often solitary training in the sierra mountain in the rio Napo. The training with his master lasted for eight years. Aged 21 Don Carlos finally receive the blessing of his master to initiate his own shamanic journey and work traveling to the nearby local communities. Since 2006 Don Carlos has joined varied international healing center and dedicates full time his knowledge for the treatment of emotional, mental, physical, energetic and spiritual issues in people seeking life well-being, balance, change and transformation, behavioral adjustments and holistic healing. ￼Don Carlos lives and work together with Don Lucio (retreat centre owner and ayahuasquero).