Gemma was born in the United States and grew up in the South of Germany. After finishing high-school she moved to Denmark to pursue her studies in Design and a Master of Arts degree. She worked as a Designer and Design Consultant in the field of Design Research, Strategic and Business Design and specialized in the approach of human-centered design. This methodology places the user’s needs at the heart of the design process to facilitate behavioral change and create real value for people and organizations.In 2011 a series of synchronicities led her to join a volunteering project in Rwanda, Africa. The whole journey sparked an awareness in her which initiated a radical change within. As a result, Gemma was led on her journey to search for meaning, plant medicine and healing modalities that would help her heal from her work addiction and severe anxiety.

She began her plant medicine path in 2014, when she joined her first Ayahuasca retreat in the Peruvian Rainforest. Since then, she has been working with Ayahuasca, other master plants and medicines to heal, learn and grow. Gemma has taken part in many plant dietas, some under the guidance of the Mestizo lineage and others under the Shipibo lineage. Her diets in the Shipibo lineage have significantly deepened her relationship with plants and opened the path to her own medicine which has led her to support others on their healing journey.

Today, Gemma resides in the mountains of Peru where she lives a life of service as a facilitator for Ayahuasca, San Pedro, and Kambo ceremonies and retreats. She continues her apprenticeship and immerses herself in multiple medicines and healing modalities. She is a yoga teacher and works with herbalism, food therapy and sound healing. She also practices Ayurvedic Marma Therapy, Pranic Healing, and Theta Healing to support and empower individuals on their Journey.

Gemma believes in the power of nature, prayer, and living a life of gratitude, connection, and community; a way of life that leads to supporting each other on this life journey for more healing, growth & expansion.

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