Medicine Wheel Registration Information
2013 Inka Medicine Wheel program consists of four sessions:
Session:Way of the Hero. First step in
the program. This is a three-day intensive personal development
training that is rooted in the luminous healing traditions of the
Laika, Earthkeepers of the Andes. A three-month period of practice
and integration follows the session, during which the participant
has the opportunity to work one-on-one with the course instructor
to anchor the teachings into their life. Tuition: $495.00 .
Session: Way of the Luminous Warrior.
Prerequisite: South session.
West session is a three-day intensive training, followed by a three-month
period of practice and integration. Tuition: $495.00 .
Session: Way of the Sage. Prerequisite: South and West
North session is a three-day intensive training, followed by a three-month
period of practice and integration. Tuition: $495.00 .
Session: Way of the Seer. Prerequisite: South, West and
The East session is a three-day intensive training, the fourth step
of the Inka Medicine Wheel. Tuition: $495.00 .
for the 2013 Inka Medicine Wheel is now open, with early payment
fill out the information and application form: online
application form . A "mutual interview" telephone
call (or in-person meeting) will then be scheduled to discuss the
program requirements and answer any questions you may have.
fees may be paid online with credit card or PayPal: click
to pay online , or by check made payable to: Inka Medicine
509 Drown Avenue
is not complete until payment is received. Please contact us at
with any questions about tuition fees or registration.
welcome Medicine Wheel graduates who are full mesa carriers to repeat
directions or the entire wheel with us at a discounted tuition rate.
Please contact us to verify your status prior to registering.
take place at the The Ojai Foundation, a 40-acre sanctuary and retreat
center located at the foot of the Topa Topa mountains in the beautiful
upper Ojai Valley, 60 miles north of Los Angeles. Classes are held
in the Council House, a light filled 12-sided hall designed with
principles of sacred geometry. Take the virtual tour: click
for virtual tour. Physical address: 9739 Ojai-Santa Paula Road,
Ojai, California 93023. Please allow an extra 20 min. to drive from
Ojai to the site and walk to the class room.
at Ojai Foundation
On-site lodging is available for $40 per person per night /double
occupancy, in yurts with communal bathroom facilities. We encourage
participants to immerse themselves in Nature and the Medicine Wheel
experience by staying at this beautiful land. Lodging
reservations may be made directly with The Ojai Foundation by contacting
Diana Kelly at (805) 646-8343 extension 123, or by emailing her
Their website is www.ojaifoundation.org.
(If you are commuting from Ojai or nearby, no commuter fees are
note that bedding, linens and towels are not provided with on-site
lodging. Depending on season, a cold weather sleeping bag is recommended.
Plans for Ojai Medicine Wheel
Freshly prepared vegetarian meals will be served during our meal
breaks for a reasonable price. We recommend that participants stay
and eat on campus in order to maintain immersion in the work, and
to create community with classmates. You may bring your own pre-cooked
and pre-assembled meals and store them in the ice box, however the
kitchen is not available for personal use.
offer two meal plans:
A : includes breakfasts, lunches and dinners, 9 meals: $165.00
B : includes lunches and dinners (no breakfasts), 6 meals: $125.00
plans must be purchased a minimum of ten days prior to the session
start date so that your meal coordinator can prepare. Payment for
meal packages may be made by ckeck, credit card or PayPal online:
to purchase meal package
checks payable to: Inka Medicine Wheel, 509 Drown Avenue, Ojai CA
let us know if you have specific dietary needs or have questions
about meals. No meal plan refunds will be made after 4 days prior
clothing: come prepared to do evening fire ceremonies and outdoor
explorations. Plan according to the time of year. You may need
to bring a coat or jacket, boots and rain gear.
clothes for the course, as some of our course work is done indoors
on the floor.
evening clothes (nice dress, or slacks and shirt).
respectfully ask that participants refrain from wearing scented
products during the session.
• Yoga mat, blanket or foam pad for floor work. Some pads
will be provided.
Flashlight - All participants must bring a flashlight or headlamp
with fresh batteries.
• Three stones – each stone should fit easily into
your hand and move you or speak to you in some way. The stones
are for your mesa. Each session has specific requirements for
the type of stones; this information will be given when you register.
Returning students: bring your mesa.
• A small ceremonial cloth to hold your stones – approximately
18” x 18”.
• Rattle or small drum - if you have one.
• Small gifts – you will receive rites of passage
in the Laika tradition. It is customary to gift the person giving
the rites with a small token of your appreciation.
• Journal for your notes.
"Back-jacks” and chairs will be provided for seating
in the classroom. Please bring any special padding you may need.
In a Day
Generally, each day will include morning breathing/meditation, teaching
segments, demonstrations, practice sessions and processing time.
Evenings find us in ceremony. The specific schedule for each session
will be given upon registration.
and Refund Policy
Written request for cancellation received up to 14 days prior to
event: tuition paid will be refunded, minus $100 deposit, minus
$50 cancellation fee. Written request received after 14 days prior
to event: tuition paid will be refunded, minus deposit, minus $100
cancellation fee. Due to the high fixed costs of producing the event,
no refunds will be given for those who do not attend or cancel in
writing prior to 1 day before event. Exceptions may be granted at
our discretion depending on the circumstances of the situation.
to register online
to download application form