Don Julio Urquia Ramirez is a Grandmaster Shipibo Ayahuasca Shaman, with over 40 years experience within the Shipibo traditions of the Onaya (plant shamans), as his grandfathers instilled in him. Julio’s presence is strong and compassionatie. His icaros are powerful, heartful, soulful and loving. Julio’s passion is to share and preserve his tribal traditions and develop his retreat center and plantation for his grandchildren and guests. After retiring form village chief, Julio has devoted his life to sharing the traditions of Shipibo medicine with ayahuasca and master plant dietas. Together with his english-speaking grandson Ja, they work together to best serve Shipibo plant medicine to the needs of visitors and guests. Julio has successfully treated and healed guests from all over the globe. His dedication to medicine, work ethic and integrity are tremendously inspiring.