journey into sacred expression women's retreat, guatemala

Photos from our Storyteller Within retreat writing, meditation and yoga events in Guatemala.

Lake Atitlan during a retreat break
Lake Atitlan during a retreat break
Swimming in Lake Atitlan
Swimming in Lake Atitlan
Local fisherman
Local fisherman

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Shiva Shala at The Yoga Forest
Shiva Shala at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest
Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Shakti Shala, The Yoga Forest
Shakti Shala, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Partner yoga at The Yoga Forest
Partner yoga at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Meditation at The Yoga Forest
Meditation at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Night session, Villa Sumaya
Night session, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Night session, Villa Sumaya
Night session, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Night session, Villa Sumaya
Night session, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya
Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya
Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Maeve

Lakeside at Villa Sumaya
Lakeside at Villa Sumaya
Vegetarian lunch, The Yoga Forest
Vegetarian lunch, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Cafe view, The Yoga Forest
Cafe view, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Bradley Thomas

Nana Ingrid
Nana Ingrid
Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Mayan Fire Ceremony
Mayan Fire Ceremony

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Double flute, sound ceremony
Double flute, sound ceremony

Photo: Hannah Ormsby

Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya
San Juan Village Trip
San Juan Village Trip

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

San Juan Village Trip
San Juan Village Trip

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

San Juan Village Trip
San Juan Village Trip

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Sisterhood at Villa Sumaya
Sisterhood at Villa Sumaya
Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya
San Marcos stone pathways
San Marcos stone pathways

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

San Marcos dock
San Marcos dock

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Kayaking on Lake Atitlan
Kayaking on Lake Atitlan

Photo: Aimee Hansen

Group hike
Group hike

Photo: Aimee Hansen

Paddle Boarding on Lake Atitlan
Paddle Boarding on Lake Atitlan

Photo: Aimee Hansen

Break time on the lake
Break time on the lake

Photo: Lisa Donato

Break time on the lake
Break time on the lake

Photo: Aimee Hansen

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Villa Sumaya
Villa Sumaya
Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya
Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Aimee Hansen

Night Session, Villa Sumaya
Night Session, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Cacao Ceremony, Villa Sumaya
Cacao Ceremony, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Evening Session, Villa Sumaya
Evening Session, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred circle, Villa Sumaya
Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest
Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Drinking Mayan cacao
Drinking Mayan cacao

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Drinking Mayan cacao
Drinking Mayan cacao

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Yoga, The Yoga Forest
Yoga, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya
Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya
Partner Yoga, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Yoga, Villa Sumaya
Yoga, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

San Marcos village center
San Marcos village center

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Local woman in San Marcos
Local woman in San Marcos

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

San Marcos village center
San Marcos village center
The Yoga Forest stairs
The Yoga Forest stairs
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Nature gazing at The Yoga Forest
Nature gazing at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Yoga at The Yoga Forest
Yoga at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

July 2015 group, The Yoga Forest
July 2015 group, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest
Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Yoga at The Yoga Forest
Yoga at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Shakti Shala, The Yoga Forest
Shakti Shala, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest
Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Cacao Ceremony
Cacao Ceremony

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Cacao Ceremony, Villa Sumaya
Cacao Ceremony, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Cacao Ceremony, Villa Sumaya
Cacao Ceremony, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Partner Yoga at The Yoga Forest
Partner Yoga at The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Mayan Fire Ceremony
Mayan Fire Ceremony

Photo: Ingrid Arevalo

Fire ceremony
Fire ceremony

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Fire ceremony
Fire ceremony

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Movement ceremony
Movement ceremony

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Ceremony, The Yoga Forest
Ceremony, The Yoga Forest
Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest
Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest
Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest
Partner yoga, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Evening Session, Villa Sumaya
Evening Session, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Movement Ceremony, The Yoga Forest
Movement Ceremony, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Evening Art, The Yoga Forest
Evening Art, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, Mystical Yoga Farm
Sacred circle, Mystical Yoga Farm

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, Mystical Yoga Farm
Sacred circle, Mystical Yoga Farm

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, Mystical Yoga Farm
Sacred circle, Mystical Yoga Farm

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Aimee Hansen

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Lakeside at Villa Sumaya
Lakeside at Villa Sumaya
Break time on the lake
Break time on the lake

Photo: Lisa Donato

March 2015, Mystical Yoga Farm
March 2015, Mystical Yoga Farm

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Dance, Villa Sumaya
Dance, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya
Sacred Circle, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Dance, Villa Sumaya
Dance, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Mim Woodward

Sacred circle
Sacred circle

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Yoga at Mystical Yoga Farm
Yoga at Mystical Yoga Farm

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle
Sacred Circle

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Song circle, The Yoga Forest
Song circle, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest
Sisterhood at The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Meditation, The Yoga Forest
Meditation, The Yoga Forest

Photo: Tamia Hurtado

Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest
Sacred Circle, The Yoga Forest
Partner Yoga, The Yoga Forest
Partner Yoga, The Yoga Forest
Partner Yoga, The Yoga Forest
Partner Yoga, The Yoga Forest
Mayan Fire Ceremony, The Yoga Forest
Mayan Fire Ceremony, The Yoga Forest
Retreat Group, Villa Sumaya
Retreat Group, Villa Sumaya
Villa Sumaya
Villa Sumaya

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlan

Photo: Kathleen Sumpton

Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlan
Sunset, Villa Sumaya
Sunset, Villa Sumaya

Photo: Aimee Hansen

See more of the Guatemala venues:  Villa Sumaya or The Yoga Forest.