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Yoga & Cultural Heritage Retreat in Guatemala


  • Villa Sumaya Lake Atitlan Guatemala (map)

Exploration is an integral part of all spiritual practices. A true retreat provides the support for the practitioner to go more deeply into their practice.  We are supported by the physical space, by our teacher, by our community of fellow students, by the meals that are lovingly prepared for us and the practices that we do. On a retreat we focus on activities that nourish our spiritual selves. We make space and time for practice, for inward contemplation and for deep rest. The insights, perspective and experience we have on retreat in turn create a wider, deeper and more luminous container for us to live in once we get back home.

Our retreat will be in the placid lakeside of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. Each day will include individual asana and pranayama classes to deepen your connection to your self.  Three delicious meals will allow you to nourish yourself in the community of others.

You will also have time to immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring nature and culture of Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. The countryside around Lake Atitlán is home to 12 different villages which you may want to explore, plus unique regional markets like you have never experienced.

Organic, vegetarian meals and beautiful accommodations are an important part of this retreat. Each room is beautifully appointed with handicrafts from the local village.

The retreat begins at 3 pm on Saturday afternoon and finishes at 11 am one week later.

Students should have at least 6 months experience in the Iyengar method.

Click the link below to register and for more info.

 Heather Haxo Phillips and Carolyn

Heather Haxo Phillips and Carolyn

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