- The Yoga Forest
- San Marcos la Laguna, Solola,Guatemala
- Mar 4 - 28, 2020 (25 days)
- Group Retreats: Shared Cabañas - Rama, Sita & Lakshmi - $1,200.00 Group Retreats: Private Yogi Rooms - $1,800.00 Group Retreats: Private Forest Cabins - $1,800.00
About This Event
Immerse yourself deeply in the practice of yoga – living, learning and embracing the 4 Traditional paths. Release what no longer serves you and create more space in your body and mind through the cultivation of awareness. This training will provide you with a strong foundation in yogic practice and philosophy and a fresh perspective on life. Step away from your life and come closer to your calling through connecting to your heart and embracing the oneness within all paths as the realization of Self;
Bhakti – The way of the heart – Experience love and devotion through prayer, ceremony, singing, and chanting
Jnana – The way of knowledge – Self inquiry through the art of living with intention and contemplation of our very oneness
Karma – The way of action -Selfless service to the one, how we can gracefully and mindfully serve the whole
Raja – The royal path of meditative absorption – Exploring the work of Patanjali ‘s Ashtanga (8 limbs) philosophy
Realize your inner stillness and access the wisdom that resides deep in your heart and soul. Come join us and awaken the power of your spirit while living in a conscious living community overlooking the incredible Lake Atitlan in the western highlands of Guatemala. Majestic mountain scenery and mystical lake serenity, experience the transformative energy of this incredible place deep within your soul.
See more at our RYT-200 page.
Find your Self in the Forest.
Venue HighlightsSan Marcos la Laguna is a small Mayan village on Lake Atitlán in the western highlands of Guatemala. It has become a Mecca for international travelers attracted by its beauty, tranquility and diverse options for spiritual exploration and therapy. Terraced into the side of a cliff, The Yoga Forest is a twenty five minute hike up into the valley from Lake Atitlán, To escape to our lush tropical food forest please travel to us with a backpack, organic soaps, a head torch and a spirit of adventure.
AccommodationsThe Yoga Forest has multiple accommodation options to suit all explorers, from shared cabanas, private rooms, unique yogi lofts, and private forest cabins. All accommodations are beautifully appointed, built using natural building techniques and materials, featuring comfortable beds, warm feather duvets, pillows, and decorated with Peruvian Shipibo fabrics and Guatemalan cushions.
- Tour Assistance
- Yoga Studio
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Nut Free
Menu/CuisineWe serve local organic produce whenever is possible and prepare our delicious vegetarian meal with love. We can cater to certain dietary restrictions, such as vegan and gluten free. Please advise management of your needs as well as any allergies.
Morning Travel Recommended: Book your flight to arrive in Guatemala City, then take a direct shuttle to Antigua. Please arrange to take an 8-9am collective shuttle (Q100) from Antigua to San Marcos la Laguna in order to get you to town in the morning or very early afternoon. We offer a daily escort service from San Marcos la Laguna to The Yoga Forest promptly at 2PM. Be sure to arrive in San Marcos la Laguna with plenty of time to locate Circles Cafe before the escort service arrives.
We also can arrange a private shuttle to pick you up from Guatemala City Airport to San Marcos La Laguna. Our driver will be waiting at the airport with a sign with your name on it. The ride directly from the GUA to San Marcos is approximately 4 hours.
Please plan your travels accordingly, either spending a night in Antigua to make a morning shuttle, or stay in San Marcos la Laguna a night early. For your safety, LATE ARRIVALS ARE NOT PERMITTED.
For additional details, please see our Getting Here page on our website: (contact info blocked)