8 Days The Alchemy of Living - Ayurveda, Peace of Mind, Meditation, Yoga Retreat Guatemala

  • Villa Sumaya, solola, Guatemala

8 Days The Alchemy of Living - Ayurveda, Peace of Mind, Meditation, Yoga Retreat Guatemala

  • Villa Sumaya, solola, Guatemala

Transformational Guatemala Yoga Retreat

Imagine you were given a week in which all the layers of yourself, body, mind, emotions, and spirit were nourished and taken care of and where you were given knowledge and practical tools to carry on back into your daily life. This retreat offers the space to rest, cleanse, and energize on all levels. Arts of the Wild Heart is creating for you a rich and tranquil environment for learning, relaxation, and transformation. You will emerge nourished and replenished knowing how to integrate this wisdom into your life.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga session
  • Temazcal, birth into being & breath work
  • Daily deep relaxation and meditation sessions
  • Guided visualizations, group process, movement & dance, and cacao ceremony
  • Practical guidelines for a healthy daily routine, diet, and detox
  • Ancient teachings of Ayurveda for harmony and well-being
  • 3 delicious and nutritious vegetarian meals a day
  • 7 nights' accommodation
  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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The rooms in Villa Sumaya, are comfortable, loxurious and beautiful. You will be sharing the room with another participant. Private rooms are available for an additionol price.

Integrating the ancient teachings of Ayurveda for harmony and well-being, you will receive practical guidelines for a healthy daily routine, diet, and detox to illuminate your entire being. You will also be weaving in a transformational work using guided visualizations, group process, movement, cacao ceremony, and much more.

The yoga & meditation practices

  • Cultivating the fundamental principles of awareness, concentration, and relaxation
  • Expanding the consciousness and liberating the creative dormant energy
  • Aligning the body-mind-spirit
  • Balancing the nervous and hormonal systems
  • Self-healing and mind balance

The Ayurvedic teachings exploration

  • Ayurveda & yoga philosophy, cosmology, and psychology
  • Overview of the different body-mind archetypes
  • Ayurveda's approach to health & well-being
  • Lifestyle, food, and medicine in Ayurvedic thought
  • Daily routine guidelines according to constitution and season
  • The pillars of life according to Ayurveda
  • Ayurveda's approach to proper digestion - how to kindle the inner fire (boosting metabolism)
  • Ayurvedic diet
  • The potency and post digestion effect of the six tastes
  • Home detox & rejuvenation practices
  • Recognizing imbalances
  • Diagnostic tools: pulse, body, and face
  • Yoga & meditation in the light of Ayurveda
  • Integration of knowledge and skills

The transformational work

  • Understanding your mind better
  • Practical ways to handle your thoughts and emotions in your day-to-day life
  • Connecting with your inner child and awakening your inner elder
  • Communicating with the body
  • Cleansing subconscious materials from the cells and encoding new information and possibilities

Typical daily schedule

  • Breakfast
  • Morning yoga
  • Morning session - Ayurveda - the art of living
  • Deep relaxation / yoga Nidra
  • Lunch
  • Rest
  • Afternoon session - transformational process
  • Batya Goller

    Batya has had a private practice as a therapist for over a decade and has worked with groups and individuals all around the world. She combines the teachings of eastern and western psychology, the theory of Neo-Humanology, and many years of self-inquiry and healing. Also, she has M.A. degree in Social Work and she is a Neo-Humanology therapist and was born into being a facilitator.

  • Eran Dolev

    Eran is a well-trained and experienced practitioner of Ayurveda, yoga & meditation, combining in his therapy a vast knowledge to promote your healing and well-being. Gaining years of training, practice, and experience in India, Australia, and Israel, he brings a holistic and integral approach. He is certified by IAA (International Ayurveda Association), Tel Aviv University & Satyananda Yoga Academy.

The Alchemy of Living retreat is held at the magestic Villa Sumaya, on the shore of mystical Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Villa Sumaya is an Eco-Chic Wellness Center dedicated to rejuvenating holistic practices and healing modalities as well as preserving Mayan traditions.

You will be served 3 delicious and nutritious vegetarian meals a day.

There is a wonderful spa in Villa Sumaya, offering many treatments for your wellbeing.

  • 3 vegetarian meals a day
  • 7 nights at Villa Sumaya
  • All retreat offerings
  • Free airport pickup on the morning of December 9th
  • Flights and Travel insurance (It is the responsibility of each participant to have their own travel insurance)

Arrival by airplane

%Fly to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City, then free pickup at the airporth on the morning of December 9th, or if you are arriving to the area erlier, take a shuttle to panaxachel. We can assist with booking a private shuttle if needed.

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 31 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 21 days before arrival.

Sololá, Guatemala

Villa Sumaya is an Eco-Chic Wellness Center dedicated to rejuvenating holistic practices and healing modalities as well as preserving Mayan traditions.

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8 days / 7 nights

Availability

Arrival: Saturday December 9, 2017
Departure: Saturday December 16, 2017

Special Discounts

Early bird discount until October 20th.

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