Frequently Asked

Questions

What do I need to know about this training?

This is an individual process that happens in a group environment and a level of ability to be self responsible is needed to navigate the spiritual sexual shamanic space. ISTA is a mystery school and approaches trauma from the shamanic perspective of connecting with the body and soul. We recommend that if there is known deep seated trauma, individuals seek one on one sessions and get the ok from their therapist before entering the group process.

Is there any prior knowledge required to attend?

No prior knowledge of shamanism or sacred sexuality is necessary to attend. Those with previous experience are warmly welcomed, as they add to the power of the field.

Do i have to touch anyone?

Nudity and intimate touch are optional parts of this training. The cornerstone of this work is about consent, developing healthy boundaries, and communication. You are always at choice (free to choose), and the facilitators will help you navigate what is authentic for you. If it is your truth, it is possible to complete the entire training experience without touching another person or taking your clothes off. In fact it is possible to do this training while wearing face mask, gloves and maintaining social distancing

How does the registration process work?

1) Find your preferred ticket and choose your preferred lodging options to get your total balance and select “buy”

2) Choose whether to pay deposit of €450 or the full amount.

3a) Choose payment method: Bank transfer or credit card

3b) If paying by bank transfer, send us proof of transfer to info@istamalta.life

4) Once payment is cleared, you will receive course registration form to be filled in.

Remaining fees are due before the start of the training. 

What is included in the training fee?

It includes Tuition, 4 star accommodation for 7 nights, 3 meals per day. We also provide water, juice, a tea coffee /station and tea/ coffee making facilities in the room. 

Excludes travel expenses, like airfare and transfers to and from the venue.

Extra nights before/after the training are possible with prior booking (not included in the training fees) There are special rates for participants of the training. Get in touch to find out more. 

What if I have any special dietary requirements ?

We will be serving a daily choice of fish , meat , and vegetarian and vegan options. Our chefs are experienced in catering to special requirements or allergies. Please specify in your participation form what your requirements are.

What happens if I cannot participate due to other responsibilities?

A commitment to the Spiritual Sexual Shamanic Experience is a deep commitment to yourself. It is assumed that, if you feel drawn to this training, it is no accident. If for some reason you become unable to attend, Your deposit/payment can be transferred to a future ISTA training minus the full deposit.

Please notify us immediately in the event that you find yourself needing additional time to prepare for this unique experience. Also, note that bank charges from payments made for international transfers are the responsibility of the participant.

On the other hand you are guaranteed a full refund (excluding bank charges):

  • If your departing or arrival airport gets closed and you have no way to get to the training.
  • If Malta introduces measures or criteria for entry into the country which you are unable to meet.
  • If you test positive for COVID-19

If for some other reason you become unable to attend, a €150 administration fee will be withheld and is non-refundable up until 15 days before the event. Once the 15 days before the training has passed the total deposit of €450 is non-refundable.

How do I get to Malta and Gozo?

The Malta International Airport (MIA) is connected to over 100 destinations and easily accessible through a wide range of frequent flights. The airport is approximately 2h from the venue in Gozo. A frequent ferry service is connecting Malta and Gozo (25min. Ferry ride).

If there is enough interest, we will have a few shuttle buses from the airport directly to the venue. Send us an email to info@istamalta.life if you are interested.

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