The Road Not Yet taken:A Guatemalan Adventure

July 14-21, 2018

with Jacci Gruninger and Lisa Gulotta

Journey with us for a yoga vacation to traverse new roads, meet new people, explore new ways of being in your body and in the world.


After your 45-minute boat ride across Lake Atitlan which is considered to be one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, arrive on the shores of Villa Sumaya, an eco-friendly retreat center to begin your journey. Majestically located in the heart of the Altiplano, prepare to dive into the refreshing natural beauty of this splendid landscape.

Pranakriya & Kripalu Gentle Yoga

All levels and abilities welcome

Enjoy daily yummy explorations of yoga:

  • Yoga to live drumming
  • Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep)
  • Pranayama and Meditation
  • Partner Yoga
  • Asana (posture) practice

What’s included

  • 7 nights accommodations at the beautiful Villa Sumaya
  • 3 vegetarian meals a day (meat options available at an additional cost)
  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Transport to/from airport
  • Day trip to Chi Chi Market
  • Day trip to Santiago
  • Seva (service) project
  • Plenty of time to use the spa, swim or kayak in the lake, go zip-lining, hiking or just relax

Optional Add-On Trips

  • Unforgettable hike to El Pico de Cielo led by local experts who will share their insight into the culture and people of Guatemala
  • Spa services

Our SEVA Project

The Sanskrit word Seva means service. As part of our week we will practice Seva by supporting a local community. This could in-clude: helping with planting, painting houses, building ovens, reforestation or whatever the local community needs at the time. More information about the SEVA project will be available a few months before we arrive.

Sample Schedule

Day 1…July 14

Your adventure in Guatemala begins with a 45-minute boat ride across lake Atitlan. We will gather together to celebrate our arrival and the beginning of our retreat with a delicious meal. We will end our first evening with a practice of deep relaxation called Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep).

Day 2…July 15

Wake up in Guatemala…aaah. Stroll to a not too early morning yoga class beside the lake. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and a day of your own making which might include, taking in Sumaya’s beauty, swimming, kayaking, getting a massage, or a multitude of oth-er options. In the afternoon we will reconvene for companionship and yoga.

Day 3…July 16

After a vibrant yoga practice and another delightful breakfast, our day continues with a scenic boat ride across the lake to Santiago. We will visit historic sights, look at primitive paintings, beadwork and handcrafted woodwork of this independent and modern Ma-ya village. When we return to Villa Sumaya, enjoy the rest of your day on your own. How about a massage

The Road Not Yet Taken: Pricing

Rooming option:

Shared (up to 3 in a room)

Earlybird 1 by 12/15/16


Earlybird 2 by 3/1/18


Full Price