What to pack
Clothing: yoga clothing, hat, bathing suit, cover-up or sarong, sunglasses, windbreaker or raincoat, layers for cool mornings and evenings, sunny and warm weather clothing, shawl, sweatshirt, poncho or fleece (one warm thing for cold mornings and evenings), walking shoes or sport sandals
Toiletries: sunscreen, lip balm, insect repellent, nutribiotic (grapefruit seed extract) for travelers’ stomach issues, vitamins, Dramamine (for car sickness on the winding roads to Panajachel), any prescriptions, tampons, hair dryer, glasses or contact lenses
Other: flashlight, decaf coffee or black tea (if desired - not readily available in Guatemala), snacks for shuttle ride to hotel (3 hours), clock, laptop, iPad, headphones, books and magazines, passport and copy of it, backup form of ID, non-credit card forms of payment (e.g. personal checks, cash, or travelers checks) for incidentals and spa treatments as credit cards carry an 8% transaction fee
About your retreat leaders
Yuval is an E-500RYT, NYC-based yoga instructor and teacher trainer and Reiki level 2. Yuval’s teaching style is breath-based, mindful and fluid. With experience in performance and art, he is inspired by all creation and the undeniable power of breath and meditation.
Yuval’s caring energy offers a safe environment for students to explore their own selves, making self-discoveries through practice. His teaching is personal, nurturing and humorous. His website: Yboogie.com
Nicole is founder of Soulscape Coaching, a way of coaching that guides clients to find their soul’s path in their work and life.
She spent many years in the corporate and non-profit worlds; followed her heart to become a chocolatier, and now she is truly living her soul’s path as a coach and soul guide. Nicole is also a cacao medicine carrier and dream circle leader, holding sacred ceremonial space that allows for deep soul exploration and self-healing. She loves animals of all kinds, including the zoo of spirit animals that guide her. Her website: soulscapecoaching.com