Illumination and Vibration: Yoga and Sound Retreat
Sep
14
to Sep 21

Illumination and Vibration: Yoga and Sound Retreat

Come heed the call of the mystic forest and join this unique yoga & sound retreat to help you center yourself in your true nature. Through yoga, meditation, music, and play, we’ll be cultivating the complementary forces of steadiness and ease, Shiva and Shakti, groundedness and spaciousness, presence and energy, illumination and vibration.

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Thai Massage Immersion Course with Niss Bach
Nov
2
to Dec 2

Thai Massage Immersion Course with Niss Bach

Thai Yoga Massage is a unique and powerful healing art that has been an integral part of traditional Thai medicine for thousands of years. Thai massage blends elements of acupressure, Yoga, reflexology, physiotherapy, meditation, energy healing, chiropractic practices and Ayurvedic wisdom.

Traditional Thai Massage has its roots in the Indian systems of Yoga and Ayurveda. It is believed to have been developed by Jivaka Kumar Baccha, the legendary founder of Thai massage. He was a physician to the Sangha, the order of Buddhist monks and nuns, at the time of the Buddha. The Thais call him Doctor Shivago and to this day honor him as “The Father of Medicine”.

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EnChanted: a Devotional Retreat & Celebration
Dec
2
to Dec 7

EnChanted: a Devotional Retreat & Celebration

Join Patita Pavan Das (Hanuman Project) and Vijay Krsna (Kirtaniyas) for 5 Days of Devotion at the Yoga Forest, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. 

This ground-breaking offering is a unique chance to explore and deepen your relationship with Bhakti Yoga & Kirtan. We invite you to dive deep into your heart, express your joy whilst situated in the magical backdrop that is the Yoga Forest, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.  

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Sacred Creation Retreat; 7 Days to align your business with your soul
Dec
7
to Dec 14

Sacred Creation Retreat; 7 Days to align your business with your soul

The path of creation has made you an independent, autonomous and capable of holding you doing what you love so much. But just as nature has cycles of detachment and renewal that work efficiently, when we feel that something does not fit within our plans, perhaps it is time to refresh or start a new path towards evolution.

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 Release & Manifest - A Shamanic Healing Retreat
Dec
14
to Dec 21

Release & Manifest - A Shamanic Healing Retreat

A simple and powerful shamanic program offered in a safe environment which is naturally conducive to the work of letting go of our past and manifesting our dreams. Each day will be filled with lessons that contain stories, insights, systems and tools that can be applied to your personal and professional life. Through methods such as meditation, yoga, reiki, healing arts, journaling and sacred plant medicine ceremonies we will uncover deeper layers of Self and practice the art of living in the present moment.

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INSPIRE: A Holistic Practice Design Retreat
Jan
5
to Jan 12

INSPIRE: A Holistic Practice Design Retreat

Create an integrated practice for mind, body and spirit as you deepen your understanding of what a holistic yoga practice includes. Learn how to effectively infuse the Traditional Paths and Ancient Wisdom practices of yoga through a modern application and therapeutic approach.

Through designing a Holistic Practice, you are able to receive therapeutic benefits within the physical, mental and energetic bodies. During this retreat, you will discover a more embodied practice, and leave feeling empowered to maintain and/or share an inspired holistic practice to support optimal health and well being.

$100 Referral Reward to you and whoever signs up

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Alignments & Assists with a Bhakti Twist
Jan
13
to Jan 19

Alignments & Assists with a Bhakti Twist

Our 7 day course focuses on the art of sequencing and assists in a Holistic way. Each day we honor the 5 Elements and integrate them into our practice and teachings. The morning module will be a Sequencing workshop full of tools to inspire, create and enhance the yoga flow sequence for healing, connection and transformation. The afternoon module will be an Alignment & Assists workshop to explore the 5 movements of the spine and incorporate Thai Yoga Massage to provide support through our healing touch. We will take our practice to the next level with theme-weaving, bandhas, mudras, aromatherapy, mantra, meditation, and pranayama.

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Earth Warriors Course with Niss Bach
Jan
19
to Feb 16

Earth Warriors Course with Niss Bach

A course to discover heaven and earth. It's time to live In Nature and learn the wisdom of the Earth, too long have we been waiting to experience these practices. Dive deep into the bowels of the earth and hear her message, we must focus and we must be open, firm and accepting.

This month long Earth Warriors Immersion will be divided into 4 sections with a string of love for planet earth to connect

~ Yoga and Astrology ~

~ Thai Massage and buddhist Philosophy ~

~ Dance and voice ~

~ Earth priest/ess & ancient wisdom ~

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Sound Ceremony Retreat - 100hr Training Certification
Jan
19
to Feb 2

Sound Ceremony Retreat - 100hr Training Certification

S O U N D — B R E A T H — F R E E D O M

From Listening To Presence, From Sound To Silence

In this training you will learn how to journey into a deep meditative inquiry on the Source of all Sound and from there find many tools to assist in shifting frequencies, healing emotional and psychological scars and opening parts of the heart and mind that you never knew existed! Come traverse the sphere of your consciousness as we create the space for transformation.

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Sacred Birth: Doula + Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training
Feb
2
to Feb 9

Sacred Birth: Doula + Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

85+ hour Yoga Alliance recognized Prenatal Yoga and Doula dual certificate program. Yoga and holistic birth support are potent therapeutic tools to empower the birthing journey from pregnancy to parenthood. Learn to teach prenatal yoga therapeutically to support a healthy pregnancy and birth. Doula training has been thoughtfully woven throughout this comprehensive prenatal yoga teacher training to unite and enhance these complementary skill sets. This training program will ignite your journey to support healing and transformation during pregnancy and beyond.

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The Inspired Life Teacher Training 
Feb
9
to Feb 16

The Inspired Life Teacher Training 

We are committed to giving our students the opportunity to feel things; to embody themselves with love, acceptance, intuition, and knowledge so they may share this gift with others. While honoring the ancient study of yoga, this teacher training greets yoga where it is today with a modern approach to alignment, lifestyle, business, and ethics. We share a vision of an inspired life and a path of self-realization.

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Therapeutic Thai Massage Retreat with Randi Schiffman
Feb
16
to Feb 26

Therapeutic Thai Massage Retreat with Randi Schiffman

Thai Yoga Massage is a unique and powerful healing art that has been an integral part of Traditional Thai Medicine for thousands of years. Thai Massage blends elements of Acupressure, Yoga, Reflexology, Physiotherapy, Meditation, Energy Healing, Chiropractic and Ayurvedic wisdom.

This 10 day Creative Thai Massage Retreat is infused with Traditional Techniques and Therapeutics along with Creativity. We will come together to share experience, skills and love of this amazing healing art and leave with the skills to offer this practice to others. 

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Release & Manifest - A Shamanic Healing Retreat
Feb
16
to Feb 23

Release & Manifest - A Shamanic Healing Retreat

A simple and powerful shamanic program offered in a safe environment which is naturally conducive to the work of letting go of our past and manifesting our dreams. Each day will be filled with lessons that contain stories, insights, systems and tools that can be applied to your personal and professional life. Through methods such as meditation, yoga, reiki, healing arts, journaling and sacred plant medicine ceremonies we will uncover deeper layers of Self and practice the art of living in the present moment.

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Help & Heal Retreat
Mar
2
to Mar 9

Help & Heal Retreat

This women’s retreat focuses on empowerment and healing as we take our group back to a state of primal femininity! By spending a week in a calm, naturalistic setting away from distractions, we will learn to release old patterns and redefine our path towards powerful ideals, lifestyles, and practices that better serve us! We will learn how to infuse the Goddess archetype into our daily lives with practices that can easily be taken home to continue this valuable self work. Daily yoga, meditation, discussions, self-care, aerial arts, adventure and exploration are all on the weekly agenda! 

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Sing your Soul - Voice Medicine Retreat
Apr
13
to Apr 20

Sing your Soul - Voice Medicine Retreat

'The voice is the bridge between our internal cosmos and the outer - it is the vehicle of translation, of how we express ourselves in the external world, it is the conduit of our being and to sing is a celebration of ourselves and of life. Come and join us for 7 days of exploring our creative selves through singing in the stunning mountains of Lake Atitlan. Using vocal techniques designed to ‘liberate’ the voice, we will explore harmony, improvisation, and the emotional blocks that we carry, to enable an emergence into your full, authentic and powerful voice. Within a safe and encouraging environment, you will learn the fundamentals of circle singing and whilst disconnecting from the outside world, instead tuning in to your internal, an exploration of your unique sound, and the cultivation of your inner song.

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Sound Ceremony Retreat - 100hr Training Certification
Jul
11
to Jul 25

Sound Ceremony Retreat - 100hr Training Certification

S O U N D — B R E A T H — F R E E D O M

From Listening To Presence, From Sound To Silence

In this training you will learn how to journey into a deep meditative inquiry on the Source of all Sound and from there find many tools to assist in shifting frequencies, healing emotional and psychological scars and opening parts of the heart and mind that you never knew existed! Come traverse the sphere of your consciousness as we create the space for transformation.

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Women's Journey Into Sacred Expression
Jul
26
to Aug 4

Women's Journey Into Sacred Expression

Join a women’s sacred circle for a creative inner journey with meditation, yoga, self-exploratory writing, and candlelit ceremonies. Together we form an intimate circle for reflecting, releasing, and discovering. Created for all women who want to reveal their own truths, connect to their intuition, stoke their soul voice, feel empowered in their self-expression (whatever form it takes), and be inspired as the courageous storyteller of their own lives...this retreat is a gathering of women in the spirit of reclamation. 

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Permaculture Design Course (Full dates August 17-31, 2019)
Aug
17
to Aug 24

Permaculture Design Course (Full dates August 17-31, 2019)

2-week Intensive Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course in collaboration with Atitlán Organics. One week in San Marcos la Laguna at The Yoga Forest, and one week in Tzununá at Atitlán Organics. Led by the amazing Shad Qudsi of Atitlan Organics with other local and international Permaculture teachers and designers.

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Women's Journey Into Sacred Expression
Nov
29
to Dec 8

Women's Journey Into Sacred Expression

Join a women’s sacred circle for a creative inner journey with meditation, yoga, self-exploratory writing, and candlelit ceremonies. Together we form an intimate circle for reflecting, releasing, and discovering. Created for all women who want to reveal their own truths, connect to their intuition, stoke their soul voice, feel empowered in their self-expression (whatever form it takes), and be inspired as the courageous storyteller of their own lives...this retreat is a gathering of women in the spirit of reclamation. 

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Sing your Soul - Voice Medicine Retreat with Lucy Sessions
Jul
29
to Aug 5

Sing your Soul - Voice Medicine Retreat with Lucy Sessions

'The voice is the bridge between our internal cosmos and the outer - it is the vehicle of translation, of how we express ourselves in the external world, it is the conduit of our being and to sing is a celebration of ourselves and of life. Come and join us for 7 days of exploring our creative selves through singing in the stunning mountains of Lake Atitlan. Using vocal techniques designed to ‘liberate’ the voice, we will explore harmony, improvisation, and the emotional blocks that we carry, to enable an emergence into your full, authentic and powerful voice. Within a safe and encouraging environment, you will learn the fundamentals of circle singing and whilst disconnecting from the outside world, instead tuning in to your internal, an exploration of your unique sound, and the cultivation of your inner song.

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Women's Journey into Sacred Expression
Jul
6
to Jul 15

Women's Journey into Sacred Expression

Join a women’s sacred circle for a creative inner journey with meditation, yoga, self-exploratory writing, and candlelit ceremonies. Together we form an intimate circle for reflecting, releasing, and discovering. Created for all women who want to reveal their own truths, connect to their intuition, stoke their soul voice, feel empowered in their self-expression (whatever form it takes), and be inspired as the courageous storyteller of their own lives...this retreat is a gathering of women in the spirit of reclamation. 

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Ignite Your Play Yoga Retreat
Jun
1
to Jun 8

Ignite Your Play Yoga Retreat

Join Julianne, Jessie, and Jody in the heart of Guatemala and turn your world into a playground! Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Yoga Forest and stoke the flame of your divine play. Through daily journaling, meditation and asana practice, you’ll explore ways to reconnect with your inner child and discover true freedom of expression.

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The Aerial Retreat by Momentom Collective
Apr
24
to May 1

The Aerial Retreat by Momentom Collective

The aerial retreat was developed by Momentom Collective in collaboration with Womack & Bowman for aerial enthusiasts and semi-professionals aerialists who want to train seriously, deepen their aerial knowledge, while taking a moment to breath and reconnect with themselves in paradise.

Momentom is a collective of professional circus artists, dancers, yogis and acrobats from all over the world. We are based out of Nicaragua, but host various artist residencies and speciality retreats world wide. Every year, we partner with inspirational artists to put forth a unique, one of a kind retreats. This year, our retreat specializes in aerial silks.

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Ashtanga Yoga & Maya Ancient Wisdom Retreat
Mar
30
to Apr 6

Ashtanga Yoga & Maya Ancient Wisdom Retreat

Together and with the guidance of an all-star team of facilitators, we will have the opportunity to explore the full spectrum of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga practice from beginner to advance practice.
 In addition to the yoga practice, the week will also emphasize living among community; as we will share meals, daily group council, cacao ceremony and more.
 

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Women's Journey into Sacred Expression
Mar
9
to Mar 18

Women's Journey into Sacred Expression

Join a women’s sacred circle for a creative inner journey with meditation, yoga, self-exploratory writing, and candlelit ceremonies. Together we form an intimate circle for reflecting, releasing, and discovering. Created for all women who want to reveal their own truths, connect to their intuition, stoke their soul voice, feel empowered in their self-expression (whatever form it takes), and be inspired as the courageous storyteller of their own lives...this retreat is a gathering of women in the spirit of reclamation. 

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The Alchemy of Living; Yoga, Ayurveda and Transformation
Feb
23
to Mar 2

The Alchemy of Living; Yoga, Ayurveda and Transformation

Imagine you were given a week in which all the layers of yourself- body, mind, emotions and spirit, were nourished and taken care of. A retreat where you were given knowledge and practical tools to carry on back into your daily life.The Alchemy of Living Retreat offers the space to rest, cleanse, and energize on all levels. We are creating for you a rich and tranquil environment for learning, relaxation, and transformation. You will emerge nourished and replenished knowing how to integrate this wisdom into your life

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Release & Manifest Retreat - A Shamanic Healing Retreat
Feb
16
to Feb 23

Release & Manifest Retreat - A Shamanic Healing Retreat

A simple and powerful shamanic program offered in a safe environment which is naturally conducive to the work of letting go of our past and manifesting our dreams. Each day will be filled with lessons that contain stories, insights, systems and tools that can be applied to your personal and professional life. Through methods such as meditation, yoga, reiki, healing arts, journaling and sacred plant medicine ceremonies we will uncover deeper layers of Self and practice the art of living in the present moment.

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Loveolution Retreat
Jan
2
to Jan 7

Loveolution Retreat

You are invited to come together to pray, purify, sing, dance and celebrate the blessing of this life! Together we will cast a circle of unconditional love, where all is welcome, where as equals we hold sacred space to fully feel.  Working with the master plant teachers of the jungle and the mountains, we have the opportunity to release layers of illusion that limit us and reclaim our original innocence so that we may embody our divinity, experience, true freedom, true unity, shine in our fullest potential, & step more powerfully onto our path of  service with joy! 

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Kula Solstice Festival
Dec
21
9:30 AM09:30

Kula Solstice Festival

The Kula Collective comes together for this unique full day festival at The Yoga Forest. Come celebrate the winter solstice with your KULA (tribe) and join us for a healing day at The Magical Yoga Forest. 

All day classes and workshops - Kula Creative Flow, Yin Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Kirtan, Sound Healing, Ecstatic Dance, Cacao Chakana Ceremony, Creativity Workshops, Transformation & Alchemy, Circus and Aerial Silks and more...

 

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The Heart of Pachamama Retreat
Sep
25
to Oct 3

The Heart of Pachamama Retreat

Through Kundalini Yoga and Shamanic ceremonies we will join our hearts in unity with the Earth raising our vibration to one of love and compassion helping us to make positive changes in our lives and the lives of others. This 10 day retreat will help us to re-connect with what is truly important in our lives, giving us a new perspective and at the same time encouraging us to use all our wonderful gifts and talents in a way that make our hearts sing. 

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Medicine and Sound; Shamanic Healing Retreat
Sep
1
to Sep 6

Medicine and Sound; Shamanic Healing Retreat

You are invited to come together to pray, purify, sing, dance and celebrate the blessing of this life! Together we will cast a circle of unconditional love, where all is welcome, where as equals we hold sacred space to fully feel and experience the authentic nature of our Spirits.  Allowing sacred song, sound healing and powerful Icaros of the jungle to play through us as we learn the magical power of sound and vibration as a path into Self. We have the opportunity to release layers of illusion that limit us and reclaim our original innocence so that we may embody our divinity, experience, true freedom, true unity, shine in our fullest potential, & step more powerfully onto our path of  service with joy! 

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Off the Grid and Onto the Mat with Divya Elting and Susie Montalvo
Aug
3
to Aug 10

Off the Grid and Onto the Mat with Divya Elting and Susie Montalvo

Unplug from your daily distractions and responsibilities to connect to your highest self; unleash what is holding you back and harness your creative potential.Immerse yourself in an exciting cultural experience through ceremony, adventure, yoga, community living and self-reflection. Ignite your passion for ecological sustainability in a permaculture food forest surrounded by volcanoes in the natural and magical setting of Lake Atitlán, Guatemala.

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Bhakti Botanical Permaculture Immersion
Jun
1
to Jun 29

Bhakti Botanical Permaculture Immersion

This internship is a celebration of the botanical world, and a collaborative exploration of Guatemala's indigenous wild edibles, wild medicinals, plant dyes and plant folklore. Drawing upon the knowledge of the local people and experimenting with plant uses and cultivation, students will study the landscape and go on adventurous botanical forays into the mountains and forest tuning into nature with all of our senses.

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Earth Warriors Immersion (Jedi/Ninja/Fairy Training...!)
May
2
to May 30

Earth Warriors Immersion (Jedi/Ninja/Fairy Training...!)

This month-long immersion of Permaculture, Thai Massage and fantasy adventure is a first-of-its-kind experience. We will be learning how to take care of the Earth while having a great time doing it! Offering 5(ish) hours of Permaculture a day, combining theory classes with in-the-ground practicals. Simultaneously we will be delving into an understanding of the landscape of our bodies through Thai Massage for 2 hours of each day. As above, so below. Caring from our planet begins with ourselves!!!

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Rewild Guatemala Retreat
Apr
14
to Apr 25

Rewild Guatemala Retreat

15 Days of Organic Living & Unfiltered Self Expression

Full retreat dates April 12-26, Dates at Yoga Forest April 14-25.

• Daily Yoga & Meditation • Permaculture Theory & Application • Tantra • Contact & Ecstatic Dance • Acro Yoga • Massage • Breathwork • Ayurveda • Self Exploration • Community Connection • Nature Immersion •  

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Birth into Being with Nily Goldenberg
Mar
26
to Apr 5

Birth into Being with Nily Goldenberg

Birth Into Being is a system of principles and techniques that helps us to deepen our understanding of ourselves and our reality. It opens up to new possibilities and dimensions that we were not able to see before. The full program consists of 20 processes and 18 exercises designed to transform negative experiences from our childhood, youth and adulthood. These techniques are able to alter what is called the limbic imprint, our earliest impressions which were formed during gestation in our mother’s womb, during birth and childhood. The Birth Into Being Method enables us to resolve both conscious and unconscious inner conflicts, granting access to untapped resources and abilities.

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RYT-200 Kula Collective Bhakti Bliss Yoga Teacher Training
Mar
1
to Mar 25

RYT-200 Kula Collective Bhakti Bliss Yoga Teacher Training

Give yourself permission this March to let your heart shine as we dive into our theme: Bhakti Bliss. In this beautiful Yoga we unfurl our voice with devotional singing, chanting and the journey into Nada Yoga (Sacred Sound & Deep Listening). Realize your inner stillness and access the wisdom that resides deep in your heart and soul. 

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Embracing the Mystery; A Sacred Journey in Feminine Wisdom
Feb
17
to Feb 24

Embracing the Mystery; A Sacred Journey in Feminine Wisdom

Join Stacey Vann and Christa Sonnier for an off-grid, eco retreat in the highlands of Guatemala surrounded by a trinity of majestic volcanoes, overlooking the mystical Lake Atitlan.  While here, you can expect to unplug completely from the demands of your daily life and devote yourself to your own healing and self-care. This is an opportunity to take a deep dive into your true soul work.  Awaken, explore and uncover the richness, strength, power and potential resting at your depth.

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Go, Go Guatemala! Yoga Retreat with Sue Horning & Emily Millen
Feb
9
to Feb 16

Go, Go Guatemala! Yoga Retreat with Sue Horning & Emily Millen

Join us for an ‘off-the-grid’ adventure to deepen your yoga practice on and off the mat. Ignite your passion for ecological sustainability on a permaculture farm surrounded by volcanoes in the natural and magical setting of Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. Immerse yourself in a cultural experience through adventure, yoga, study, and self-reflection. Light up your passion for global citizenship on this 8 day adventure in the Year of the Fire Rooster.

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Aviana Aerial Yoga Retreat Teacher Training
Feb
1
to Feb 8

Aviana Aerial Yoga Retreat Teacher Training

Aviana has searched far and wide to connect with a center that embodies all that we cherish close to hearts for mindful, sustainable-living in a collective community center.  We certainly found it in EVERY aspect of The Yoga Forest!  Watch the sun rise over the volcanoes during meditation. Practice aerial yoga in the colorful fabric adorning the yoga shala with breath-taking views of the Lake Atitlan. Indulge in nourishing vegetarian food to cleanse and realign with nature. Gather for an intimate expression of connectedness through the Sisterhood of the Silks. Fall asleep to the natural rhythms and sounds of the forest. Realign with the innate sacred harmony of your heart to feel fully enveloped in life with the abundance this world has to offer you. It is your time to SHINE! 

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Soul Seed Gathering - A Traveling Gathering of Women
Jan
31
to Feb 5

Soul Seed Gathering - A Traveling Gathering of Women

Each Soul Seed Gathering Chapter is a meeting space for women around the world - festival of celebration - immersive retreat of healing - idea forum for positive change - education portal. We are documenting the world of women, the story of the Medicine Woman and the ground-breaking ideas for the future. Every ticket purchased and every donation made, will help build our community, support local grass-root initiatives, share education open-source online and make you a sponsor of the feature-length documentary film with your name in the credits.

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Creative Thai Massage Retreat
Jan
16
to Jan 30

Creative Thai Massage Retreat

Thai Yoga Massage is a unique and powerful healing art that has been an integral part of traditional Thai medicine for thousands of years. Thai massage blends elements of acupressure, Yoga, reflexology, physiotherapy, meditation, energy healing, chiropractic practices and Ayurvedic wisdom.

 

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