Nestled in a landlocked bay on the north shore of the beautiful lake, our retreat center is located on 18 acres in the traditional homeland of the indigenous Maya. In this private setting, you will discover a deeply healing environment, an open-air yoga studio, and pristine waters surrounded by majestic landscapes including three spectacular volcanoes.
This area is known to locals as “the belly button of the Earth,” and it is in this serene and natural setting where yoga can do its best work, grounding your body and uplifting your spirits.
- 7 nights accommodations
- Yoga classes daily with Sonia
- 3 delicious vegetarian meals per day
- Shamanic blessing ceremony
- Special group trip to Santa Cruz
- Optional excursions include: Local village tours, kayak excursion with a hike, a volcano climb, a zip line tour, a day trip to San Juan, and more.
- Airfare to Guatemala
- Airport shuttle, and short boat ride (we will help organize, please budget $30-$50 each way),
- Gratuities you’d like to offer to the retreat center staff (suggested is $35-$60),
- Spa services
- Additional excursions
- Wifi is available for a small daily or weekly fee
For more information and to register, please visit One Yoga Global.
An Emmy-award winning journalist, Sonia is a Dallas-based health & wellness television reporter for ABC-affiliate WFAA.
Additionally, Sonia is a certified yoga instructor who has been practicing for more than 15 years. Her introduction came during her time in the dance department at The University of Texas at Austin. Since then, Sonia has experienced various disciplines of yoga around the world—from Nicaragua, to France, Mexico and The Netherlands. Most recently, Sonia led a New Year’s retreat with One Yoga Global to North Iceland.
Sonia’s passion is guiding beginners through their discovery of movement. A trained dancer and marathon runner, Sonia’s gentle, alignment-based Vinyasa flow classes are the perfect cross-training grounds for athletes who may just be stepping into yoga classes for the first time. Her classes are designed not to further aggravate the body, but instead to foster grounds for healing and opening — in the body and the mind. She believes that through a consistent practice, students can translate the gifts discovered on the mat into living with more presence, patience, gratitude and courage off the mat.
Sonia holds advanced degrees from Northwestern University’s law school and Medill School of Journalism. She has merged her love of healthy living, adventure travel, yoga & storytelling to offer a dynamic and mindful series of classes for this retreat.