At its heart, Shamanism is an ancient spiritual tradition involving the practice of energy medicine. It has been defined as ‘a system of inter-relatedness that exists among shamans, their cultures, and the spirits, as each interacts with the other(s) to provide and maintain spiritual healing, support and guidance for both individuals and the community.’
With a passion for integrative healing, Dr. Willix has travelled the world to study acupuncture, Ayurvedic Medicine, and the healing ways of Shamanism from the Q'Ero Tradition. He began studying shamanism in early 1999. He studied extensively with some of the most respected Shaman in Peru in the Mountain and Jungle traditions. Learning Despacho, Soul Retrieval, Ayahuasca and many other healing techniques with the Q’uero elders and Ayahuasqueros of the Amazon Jungle. Having ascended the ranks of intensive training, he received the title of Mesa Holder- INKA Andean Shamanic Tradition, in 2002.
Long before energy medicine was being discussed in academic circles, Dr. Willix was exploring its significance on the human spirit and its impact on enabling the body to utilize its innate ability to heal itself. He is currently one of only 300 physicians in the United States who is trained in Pulse Diagnosis and is trained in a specialized form of acupuncture from world-famous qi gong Master, Master Fu.
Paying tribute to sharing the Shamanic traditional rituals he leads ceremonies at every full moon, called the Andean Fire Ceremony - the ceremony is a cycle to release and rejuvenate, honoring Mama Kia, the sacred feminine grandmother moon. At each of the ceremonies his little white Bichon, Francioś, is dutifully, by his side symbolizing the sacred White Buffalo - known to represent the promises of the prophecy being fulfilled and signalling a time of abundance and plenty.
The path Dr. Willix pursued was instrumental in developing a model named “The Apollo Factor”, initiated in 1998, detailing how energy works to assist the body in healing. “The Apollo Factor”, as he describes, “is the energetic bridge that tethers it to the physical body. Heal your energy body, and your physical body will follow.”
For decades, Dr. Willix has been a sought-after speaker and has authored numerous published works on The Apollo Factor - explaining it as “The very aspect that embodies every single solution to ageing and disease.” The Apollo factor includes plant-based nutrition, medicinal herbs, Ayurveda and other ancient medical practices, meditation and relaxation, physical exercise, quantum physics, thought, and epigenetics.
A basic tenant in accepting his role of healer, is the belief, that when ignited with positive, conscious messages from the mind, The Apollo factor improves health and helps prevent disease at the cellular level because curing takes place in the physical body, healing takes places in the soul. Dr. Willix has devoted an entire chapter in his latest book, The Rejuvenation Solution, to The Apollo Factor.
Dr. Willix’s expertise in energy medicine has led to an appointment, Director of Energy Medicine, in 2018, at the world-renowned Hippocrates Health Institute in Palm Beach, Florida.