Itzhak Beery is an internationally recognized shamanic teacher, healer, speaker, community activist and author of three Amazon bestseller books. Born in an Israeli Kibbutz, Itzhak had a long-standing fine art career and was the owner of an award-winning boutique Ad agency in New York City. During a midlife crisis, which led to his transformation from a skeptical atheist and business executive into a passionate believer, Itzhak became aligned with his life’s purpose. Since 1995, Itzhak has bridged the spiritual and practical wisdom his indigenous and Western teachers entrusted in him. He was initiated into the “Circle of 24 Yachaks of Imbabura” by his Quechua teacher in Ecuador and by Amazonian Kanamari Pajè in Brazil. Itzhak is the founder of ShamanPortal.org, The Andes Summit and co-founder of the New York Shamanic Circle and he serves as faculty for several major global spiritual centers. Itzhak is recognized as a best selling author and has received the ‘Ambassador for Peace Award’ from The Universal Peace Federation and the United Nations.