reawaken and realign

November 2nd to 8th, 2019

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Join this 6 nights 5 days yoga retreat and immerse yourself into a wonderful wellness and healing experience on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. Take a trip into the natural elements to revive your spirit and restore your light. Irena invites you to explore and experience different practices, techniques, and ceremonies to realign and rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul. Surrender in this Mayan heaven and use the opportunity to release, recharge and reawaken for the purpose of reconnection with your full potential.

The Location

San 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 retreat location is a twenty five minute hike up into the valley from Lake Atitlán.


Radha and Krishna Private room
Radha and Krishna Private room

With wonderful views of Lake Atitlán and the surrounding volcanoes, private rooms Radha & Krishna accommodate one or two people in a queen size bed. The beds are comfortable with warm feather duvets and pillows, and decorated with Guatemalan cushions.

Private Accommodation $1550

Shared Accommodation $1375

Shared Cabanas
Shared Cabanas

Looking out over Lake Atitlán and its surrounding volcanoes, the shared cabañas accommodate four people, in large single beds. The beds are comfortable, with warm feather duvets and pillows, and decorated with Peruvian Shipibo fabrics and Guatemalan Cushions.

Shared Accommodation

double occupancy
Forest Cabins

If you are looking for privacy, the Forest Cabins are perfect for you. With amazing lake and forest views, these cabins feature small terrace to relax and enjoy the view and accommodate two people with a queen and single bed inside, perfect for couples or friends to share.

Private Accommodation $1550

Shared Accommodation $1375


what is included

5-night accommodation, starting 11/2

3 daily vegetarian meals, locally sourced food, cooked from scratch. Dinner on arrival night and breakfast on departure day are included

2 daily yoga classes with Irena

Airport shuttle to and from the Yoga Forest

Guided yoga practice, meditation, workshops and one on one tips for improving ones practice

Cacao and Sound Healing Ceremony

Bhakti Yoga Ceremony

Boat ride and market trip to the nearby villages

Forest Sauna - complimentary visit to the retreat center at your stay

what is not included

Airfare to Guatemala

Thai Massage sessions

Travel insurance



Payment and cancellation policy

A $500 non-refundable deposit is due to reserve your spot at the time of registration. This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. Final payment in full is due 30 days prior to retreat start - 2nd of October Cancellations before the 2nd of October, 2019 will be refunded. The initial $500 deposit however is non-refundable. Cancellations on or after October 2nd, 2019: will remain non-refundable. This cancellation policy is strict and firm. We recommend that you purchase cancellation/travel insurance to protect your investment.

Packing list:

Comfortable clothes for yoga practice

Long pants and sleeves if you are prone to bug bites, as well as closed in shoes

Natural insect repellent

Shoes for hiking

Warm comfortable clothes for evenings

A head torch and spare batteries

An alarm clock

A journal for self-reflection and note taking

Wet weather gear

Activated Charcoal, GSE, Oil of Oregano, Probiotics for possible upset bellies

what to expect:

Morning practice - Workshop based classes, Partners Yoga, Thai Body workshop, etc.


Self reflection/journaling time



Afternoon tea

Evening practice - Osho meditation, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, etc.


Travel intructions

Private shuttles is arranged and provided for a direct service from Antigua or Guatemala city to San Marcos La Laguna between 8-10am ONLY.
Morning Travel Recommended. Please plan your travels accordingly, either spending a night in Antigua to make the morning shuttle. LATE ARRIVALS ARE NOT PERMITTED. The driver will meet you on arrival at the airport, or hotel, and upon arrival show you to Circles Cafe to await the 2pm ESCORT SERVICE to the final retreat location.
PRIVATE SHUTTLE CANCELLATION NOTICE: Please be aware that short notice of less than 24hrs of a cancellation or delayed flight etc. are still due for full payment. If a driver needs to be sent twice to get you, you will need to pay the cost of both trips.