• Heal Your Mind & Body at Dewa Spa

  • Study with World-Class Teachers

  • Practice in One of Our Unique Venues

  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

  • Go Hiking in the Catskill Mountains

  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Grandmother Clara Shinobu Iura

Born in the State of Sao Paulo Brazil, Clara studied philosophy at the University of Sao Paulo. Through her experiences of Clairvoyance and mediumship, she has initiated many teachings from macrobiotics to Umbanda. After helping with the curing of Padrinho Sebastiao, spiritual leader of one of the Santo Daime’s largest churches, she was invited to live and work in Céu do Mapiá a community located in the heart of the Amazon forest. Clara is a founder and principal healer in the Santa Casa a women operated healing center in the Amazon jungle, which serves hundreds of people in the local village as well as thousands of international visitors.


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