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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.

Your week long adventure will include living in the Yoga Forest while interacting with the locals that passionately prepare your daily food, connecting to nature, gathering food from the edible gardens and enjoying the soul connection of like minded seekers.


  • 6.15-7.00am Meditation
  • 7.00-8.30am Hatha Yoga class
  • 8.30-9.30am Breakfast
  • 12.30-1.30pm Lunch
  • 4.00-5.30pm Restorative/ Yin Yoga
  • 6.30-7.30pm Dinner

ACTIVITIES: Outside of our relaxed daily program we will explore the spiritual center of San Marcos and visit a local women artists' co-operative.

CEREMONY: Sacred Shamanic Full Moon Ceremony - to set our intentions into motion. Mayan cacao ceremony - to open hearts, bring insights and lead us to healing and transformation.

ACCOMODATION :The cost is for shared accommodations, all rooms do not have a bathroom. We use compost toilets and showers are private yet outside overlooking the lake.

COST : Your cost would be $1200.00 USD plus airfare (if arriving to Guatemala on your own you can either make your own way to The Yoga Forest or meet at the airport on the 31st to join the shuttle to travel together to San Marcos de Laguna.


Divya Elting


Divya was first introduced to yoga in Vancouver, Canada in 1999, soon
after she developed a regular practice and the desire to teach. She
completed a 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Los Angeles as well
as a 200-hour and 500 hour Akhanda Yoga YTT in India with Yogrishi Vishvketu.
Divya has taught yoga in Canada, Hong Kong, (managing a busy urban
yoga center) U.S.A., India and the U.A.E.

Divya leads trainings, weekly classes and workshops at her home studio, Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center, in Pensacola, Florida, and has been on the faculty of Akhanda Yoga since 2005 ; since then leading yearly 200 hour YTT at The Anand
Prakash Ashram in Rishikesh, India.

Divya encourages her students to: “Jump into the divine current with the
essence of receptivity, and flow through the practice. Observe your breath,
body, mind and heart, and embrace your own divinity, bringing yoga into
every aspect of your life”.