Conscious Living through Yoga and Permaculture
Retreats & Workshops
The Yoga Forest is located in San Marcos La Laguna, in the western highlands of Guatemala.
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of mountains looking out over Lake Atitlán towards volcanoes San Pedro, Toliman and Atitlán.
ReTreat yourself in our tropical food forest and enjoy amazing views, comfortable beds, delicious vegetarian meals, yoga and Permaculture classes and friendly community living.
Create your own retreat or attend one of our many scheduled retreats and workshops.
The Yoga Forest incorporates a balance of teaching, discussion and practice of traditional and modern yoga styles and infuses a shamanic connection to the Earth and her cycles.
As yoga is fundamentally an experiential, inner inquiry, students are encouraged both to be aware of checkpoints, and to explore how the practice feels and manifests in their body during any given yoga experience.
Every New Moon, lunar yogis/ yoginis spend a month immersed in all facets of the four traditional paths of yoga; Raja, Bhakti, Jnana and Karma Yoga.
Join us for a month of growth and sharing centered around the lunar cycle and in harmony with the Medicine Wheel cycle of the Four Winds.
Permaculture, or Permanent Agriculture, means the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems that have the diversity, stability and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is the harmonious integration of landscape and people, providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.
Every New & Full Moon we invite Permaculture interns to join us for a month period of growth and learning centered around the phases of the moon.. We hope to simplify our lives by planning our daily tasks, workshops and classes around a lunar schedule and therefore create a holistic learning experience and environment at The Yoga Forest.