Villa Sumaya
  • $5,250.00 – Private Room - Early Bird Rates until March 11
  • $4,750.00 – Double Room - Early Bird Rates until March 11
  • $4,250.00 – Triple Room - Early Bird Rates until March 11

Liberation Yoga Teacher Training: Grounded in Gratitude, Growing in Practice

with Raquel Bueno and Krystalyn Norton

June 8 - 29, 2024

The exploration of Yoga is rooted in Liberation. Yoga is realized through the union of breath and body, mind and heart.

Our School of Yoga 200-hour Liberation Yoga Teacher Training provides you with the foundation to deeply understand the path of yoga and become a certified yoga instructor. This three-week immersion provides a platform for you to guide yourself and others in spiritual practice. Why not take this valuable opportunity to grow and live more fully from the heart.

Held at Villa Sumaya, a renowned retreat center on breathtaking Lake Atitlan, this yoga training is offered in a sacred and safe space cradled in nature’s divine beauty. Bring your whole self to the practice as we connect, share and evolve.

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Learn more about the Villa Sumaya School of Yoga and the June 2024 Yoga Teacher Training.

Together, we will explore the following topics:

  • Asana: Physical devotion
  • Pranayama: Vitality and how it positively influences our lives
  • Anatomy: Our physical and esoteric bodies
  • Yamas and niyamas: Embodying life’s guidelines
  • Mantra: Vibrating energetically, emotionally and spiritually
  • Cakras: Physical and spiritual alignment
  • Pancamaya system: The physical and energetic layers of existence
  • Yogic history and cultural appreciation
  • Ayurveda basics: Nourishing ourselves
  • Soul communication (ahimsa): How we connect through yoga
  • Tantra: The grand view and alignment of modern yoga and ancient roots

Each day is a profound and transformative experience.

We balance a structured learning environment with ample opportunities for mind and body breaks. We will embody yoga as our teachers facilitate the most liberating and meaningful days of our lives.


Daily Schedule (Example)

6:30-8:30 AM: Sadhana & Yoga Practice
8:30-10 AM: Breakfast Break
10-12:00 PM: Yoga Theory
12-1:00 PM: Anatomy & Physiology
1-3:00 PM: Lunch Break & Time to Reflect and Connect
3-5:00 PM: Workshop or Ceremony (i.e. Cacao Ceremony, Pranayama,  Mantra)
5:30-6:30 PM: Sadhana & Yoga Practice
6:30-7:30 PM: Dinner Break
7:30-8:30 PM: Evening Meditation or Activity


What’s Included

  • 21 nights in luxury retreat center accommodation (Lotus House)
  • 3 daily delicious and nutritious meals
  • Unlimited purified water, herbal tea, and local coffee
  • Mayan fire ceremony
  • One-hour massage at Villa Sumaya’s Harmony Spa
  • Sweat lodge ceremony
  • Sacred cacao ceremony and sharing circle
  • 10 hours of anatomy instruction
  • Specialized workshops
  • Studio space for personal practice
  • Yoga props (mats, blocks, straps, blankets, and bolsters)
  • Evening activities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Front desk reception staff available 24-hours a day
  • 200-hour YTT training manual & welcome pack
  • Welcome meeting and orientation
  • Opening and closing ceremonies
  • Ideal location to explore Lake Atitlan during free time
  • Immersion in local Mayan culture


What’s Not Included

  • Airfare to/from Guatemala City
  • Private transportation from airport to Villa Sumaya
  • Gratuity
  • Contribution to Villa Sumaya’s Mayan Mothers Fund
  • Activities and Excursions
  • Additional Harmony spa services

Invest in yourself.

Early Bird Rates*

Shared room (triple): $4,250
Shared room (double): $4,750
Private room (single): $5,250

Regular Rates

Shared room (triple): $4,450
Shared room (double): $4,950
Private room (single): $5,450

*early bird rates available until March 8, 2024

Details & Offers

$500 deposit to confirm your spot
Payment plans are available (contact us for more details)
$200 discount for payment-in-full
$200 off for signing up with a friend




Raquel Bueno
Raquel (ERYT 500, YACEP, Yin, Viniyoga) began practicing in a studio over 25 years ago…
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Krystalyn Norton
Krystalyn (ERYT 500, YACEP), has been a coach and facilitator for over 8 years, and she…
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