Connect to the elements through daily Vinyasa, Yin, Pranayama and meditation practices amidst the panoramic views of Lake Atitlan.
Nourish yourself with three delicious organic meals per day, unwind while strolling through lush landscapes or resting in a hammock, rejuvenate in a hot tub or sauna, or treat yourself to one of the many healing spa treatments. Immerse yourself in the local culture with optional excursions including hiking, kayaking, climbing a volcano and shopping at a local village.
Complete your transformational experience with a Mayan Fire Ceremony.
Included in your retreat:
- Daily yoga practices with a morning vinyasa class and evening Yin, Pranayama, and meditation
- Seven nights accommodation at Villa Sumaya
- Three artfully prepared, nutritious vegetarian meals a day including dinner on arrival and breakfast on the day of departure
- Unlimited tea/coffee/filtered drinking water
- Use of the studio space and props
Additional or optional:
- Airfare to Guatemala
- Shuttle service to and from the airport including a short boat ride
- Gratuities for the shuttles, boats and Villa Sumaya staff
- Spa services
- Additional excursions or activities
Registration and Pricing
- Standard Single
- $2285 Early bird price *
- $2385 Full price **
- $1570 Early bird price *
- $1670 Full price**
- $1380 Early bird price *
- $1480 Full price**
- Suite Double (includes kitchenette, wi-fi free zone)
- $1745 Early bird price*
- $1845 Full price**
- Suite Triple
- $1495 Early bird price*
- $1595 Full price**
$500 deposit reserves your space. Additional charges may apply for credit cards. Prices are per person.
*Early bird price paid in full by November 11th, 2016
**Final payment due by January 11th, 2017
Accommodations- all rooms include warm inviting interiors, authentic décor, orthopedic beds with quality linens, sensational lake views, and many have hammocks.
Learn more about Jennifer Elliott
During college, a professor suggested that Jennifer write an essay on yoga and meditation. This experience sparked an immense interest that eventually led to a life changing path and the study of yoga. Through her practice she realized that she had developed the skills to navigate the turbulence of life’s hardships.
Jennifer’s journey led her to become an LMU certified Yoga Therapist and ERYT-500. In teaching for almost two decades, her experiences include leading 200 and 300 hour teacher trainings, taking students to Costa Rica and Bali for retreats, teaching at yoga festivals across the country and working with professional athletes. She has also appeared on HBO’s Hard Knocks and created the DVD, Yoga for Cyclists and Everyone Else.
Jennifer believes in the transformative power of yoga through physical practice, self-study and contemplation. It is through these methods that she aides her students on their path to health and contentment. She understands that a different set of skills is necessary for each person to succeed and adapts a unique approach to each individual. She blends her skills to create a seamless and challenging class for her students working in themes of Chakras and animal totems.
Learn more about Paula Fortunato
Paula is a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 500 hour level, a Yoga Therapist, Thai Yoga Therapist, and California State Certified Massage Therapist. She has been a student of yoga for more than 15 years, and teaching for over 10 years. Paula is blessed to have taken notable training programs such as Thai Yoga Therapy and Holistic Anatomy with Saul David Raye, Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Judith Hanson Lasater, ONLINE Anatomy, Kinesiology and Biomechanics with Susi Hately, and 200 hour YogaWorks teacher training with Dani Ibarra.
Under the directors of Larry Payne, Ph.D, and Rick Morris, DC, she has completed certification training in the cutting edge practice of Yoga Therapy Rx at Loyola Marymount her University, Los Angeles. Paula’s teaching is influenced by the soothing flow of vinyasa, and the softening stillness of restorative and yin yoga. She brings the inspiration of body alignment, flow of breath, and awareness of spirit to her teaching.