November 2nd to 8th, 2019
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.
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.
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
Airfare to Guatemala
Thai Massage sessions
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.
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
Morning practice - Workshop based classes, Partners Yoga, Thai Body workshop, etc.
Self reflection/journaling time
Evening practice - Osho meditation, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, etc.
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.