Theo Parades, Ph.D.
About Dr. Theo Paredes, PhD
A native of Cusco, Peru and Director of Poqen Kanchay
Foundation, Dr. Paredes works to preserve the culture of ancient
Andean peoples. An Anthropologist, Archeologist and Shaman –
at age eleven he was struck by lightning, which in the Andes is a
calling to the work in the Spirit World.
He teaches “The Art of Living” series around the world and
returns to Minnesota to begin this new apprenticeship series. An
expert in working with plant medicines, managing energy and the
realm of the spirits, Theo incorporates breathing techniques,
meditation and physical movement to arouse our awareness in
ourselves and reality.