We are a permaculture farm and regenerative living center in the highlands surrounding Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. We host sustainable and educational retreats.
Yoga Retreats (1)
Julia Forest is an international yoga teacher, women’s health advocate, writer and closet artist who is passionate about health, environmentalism and yoga. She feels most at home wherever she rolls out her mat and finds inner peace and connection from a daily meditation practice. She created the Yoga Leadership and Permaculture Program, the first yoga teacher training program that combines yoga, mindfulness, permaculture and leadership to transform lives and communities. With these goals in mind, she founded Awakened Spirit Yoga.
Kristine is inspired by the healing power of nature, the beauty in the world around us and the immense wisdom held in our bodies. Her life journey has taken her around the world, driven by the curiosity of human interactions and the eco-systems in which humanity thrives. She is a facilitator of movement, meditation and transformative experiences. Her yoga practice is informed by a deep listening to the body – accessing the wisdom held within to contribute to growth and healing.
Shad has 15 years experience in organic and commercial gardening and farming. He is certified in Permaculture Design and has over 8 years experience in holistic site development and homesteading. Shad and his wife Colleen founded Atitlan Organics in 2010 and ever since have been producing healthy, wholesome food. Shad has been teaching Permaculture Design Certification Courses and Intro to Permaculture Courses for over 6 years now, and is a passionate and knowledgeable teacher who inspires students to see the world anew.
from Réunion, December 2018
Everything was perfect, the program was full, dense and intense, as I expected. It fulfill my heart and my soul.
The place and people met there were simply, amazing.