Journey To The Sacred (Spirituality, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda)

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

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Wholesome Alchemy
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Jul 19 - 25, 2021
Group size: 15 - 15
Journey To The Sacred (Spirituality, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda)
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Wholesome Alchemy
  • Facebook verified
8 reviews

Jul 19 - 25, 2021
Group size: 15 - 15

About this trip

Explore the eastern practices of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Meditation. Through these practices we will be able to connect, listen, and trust that guiding voice within. We will have time to renew our vital life-force energy, remember and unlock our knowledge within, embody our truth and the lessons we learn, and grow and develop into a clearer more accurate version of ourselves.

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Each day we will spend time in meaningful and practical workshops, allowing us to dig deep and see clearly. To find our voice, rediscover our light, embrace our inner warrior, take back our power, and embody our truth. 

Where We Are Staying

This retreat will be held at the Mystical Yoga Farm. This is an off-grid spiritual sanctuary focused on healing, transformation, and empowerment. This community is nestled in the forest on the shores of sacred Lake Atitlan, between three magnificent volcanoes.

Courtney's Related Experience


  • 1020 Hours of YTT (Yoga Teacher Training)
    • Vinyasa, Hatha, Yin, Restorative, Nidra, Chair, Children's 
  • Certified Ayurveda Therapist 
    • Studied, Worked, and Lived at an Ayurveda Hospital in Tamil Nadu, India
  • Meditation Teaching Diploma
  • Herbalist Diploma
  • Mindfulness Diploma
  • Led International Retreats for 7+ years
  • Taught Spiritual Workshops for 8+ years
  • Professional Yoga Teacher for 10+ years

Policies Regarding COVID-19

It is an interesting time for everyone, with a lot of uncertainty.  We have thought deeply about the decision to host this retreat and have clarity that the best thing we can bring to the world right now is spiritual alignment. 


We have worked closely with our retreat center and if for some reason this retreat is unable to take place we will be offering full refunds.  

A Few Words From Courtney

Over the past 10 years of practicing and teaching yoga I have developed an intimate relationship with the sacred. Beyond that, I've developed the ability to guide others into that sacred relationship. Into their own sacred relationship. 


I would love to be that guide for you...


In the sacred, time stops and everything comes to life.  We are reminded of the truth of who we are and how interconnected all of life is.  We return to being and anything becomes possible.....we exist in the limitless present moment. 


This is my offering.

What’s included

  • 6 Night Stay
    Off-grid spiritual sanctuary focused on healing, transformation, and empowerment. This community is nestled in the forest on the shores of sacred Lake Atitlan, between three magnificent volcanoes
  • 3 Meals Daily
    Enjoy 3 delicious vegan meals daily. Homegrown on the community or locally sourced
  • Unlimited Beverages
    Unlimited enjoyment of a variety of teas and purified water
  • Volcano Hike
    As a group we will take a guided volcano hike in the jungle
  • Sacred Cacao Ceremony
    Join in a sacred, guided cacao ceramony
  • Singing Bowl/Gong Bath
    Experience Sacred Sound Healing, as we are enveloped in the sound of singing bowls and a gong bath
  • Props and Supplies
    While at the retreat we will rp
  • A Journal
    We will provide you with a journal and writing tools to allow you to move deeper into the workshop aspect of our program
  • Off Grid Expereience
    This community allows you to be immersed in the jungle and the program. This is an off-grid community that chooses to not have wifi, internet, or cell service.
  • 1 restorative yoga class
    Enjoy a group restorative yoga class at the end of our program
  • Flight
    Each individual will purchase their own flights and make their own arrival plans
  • Transportation
    We have a service for you to use and input your flight details for your personal or group transportation

Available Packages

Single Room
Available until June 30, 2021Sold Out
$2500
Deposit: $600
Shared Dorm Spaces
Sold Out

Community living is a key part of life here at the Farm.
The shared dorm spaces are comfortable and great for small groups or solo travellers who wish to connect.

$2100
Deposit: $600

Itinerary

Day 1 (July 19th)
Arrival and Settling In

We would like all flights to arrive in Guatemala City Airport (GUA) before 1pm on the 19th.  We have a shuttle service that you can use, or uber.  After booking your retreat we will send all of the needed details. 


It is around a 3/3.5 hour trip to Santiago, which is the closest town to the farm. From Santiago you can take a private boat to the farm, by saying 'la finca de yoga' to any of the boat drivers at the dock.  The boat ride is about 5-10 minutes with a beautiful view of the lake and the volcanos we are surrounded by!

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Reviews

Courtney’s Journey to the Sacred retreat was above what I could have planned for or imagined. The depth of work that I was able to accomplish in the short period of time we were at the retreat was truly amazing. This is because of the very well thought out schedule, activities, group, and personal time balance. The venue chosen for the retreat was also incredible and the additional activities (volcano hike) was such a beautiful addition to the personal work. 5 stars and I can’t wait to return for another retreat with Wholesome Alchemy!
By Andrea V for Journey To The Sacred (Spirituality, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda) on 27 Sep, 2021
It certainly was one of my most precious experiences I had. The place divine and Courtney an openhearted, spiritual and just wonderful teacher. Thank you!
By Marcus R for Journey To The Sacred (Spirituality, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda) on 19 Aug, 2021
Thank you, Marcus! You are such a sweet soul and a blessing to this world:) I am excited to hear about your creations into your world and giving yourself the freedom to walk barefoot at home!! haha :) You are a joy and I truly hope I get to see you again :)
By Wholesome Alchemy on 19 Aug, 2021
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I absolutely loved the trip! It was a beautiful over all experience. I thought Courtney did an amazing job with everything from choosing the venue to creating the content of the retreat to honing all the details, etc etc. I felt very held and supported before, during and after the retreat! The location was phenomenal. The people I met/connected with/re-connected with at the retreat were also amazing and I am just very very grateful for the experience. Everything was just amazing- it’s really hard to put into words what I got out of the experience but it was incredible! I would highly recommend taking a Wholesome Alchemy retreat to anyone it will be soooo worth the investment!
By Erica B for Journey To The Sacred (Spirituality, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda) on 19 Aug, 2021
Such a blessing to have you on this retreat! You are such a grounded and connected being and were a potent presence in this experience. I feel honored to call you my friend and I look froward to the next time I get to see you!
By Wholesome Alchemy on 19 Aug, 2021
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Having to describe this trip in words will take away from the mystical experience but I will do my best! The Journey to the Sacred was a magical and life changing experience. The location of Lake Atitlan Guatemala provided breathtaking views that radiated peace and power. The beautiful lake was surrounded by impressive volcanoes that gave me a sense of wonder and holiness. Courtney is a fantastic teacher. She lead the yoga (asana), mediations, and workshops in a professional and loving way. It was a unique experience to receive professional teaching of information around the 8 limbs of yoga and ayurveda while simultaneously experiencing world class yoga and meditation sessions. There were many times where I felt the presence of sacred divinity around me. It was like I was high on life and my soul was charging up to a higher frequency as each day passed. The food there was delicious and nutritious. Although I am not a vegan at home I found the vegan dishes to be extremely tasty and filling. The balance of structured activities and down time to enjoy the beautiful farm and lake was perfectly precise. The other attendees were incredible individuals and I am confident that some of them are now lifelong friends. I thoroughly enjoyed every single aspect of the Journey to the Sacred and will most definitely be attending another Wholesome Alchemy retreat lead by Courtney very soon! Thank you for the life changing and soul charging experience!
By Ali A for Journey To The Sacred (Spirituality, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda) on 17 Aug, 2021
Ali, you are such a special being and a true student. I appreciate how you showed up so fully as your authentic self annnnnd for caring so much weight on your back for the volcano hike haha :) You are a powerful soul and I am very grateful to know you. I am excited to see you on another retreat soon!
By Wholesome Alchemy on 19 Aug, 2021
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The Journey to the Sacred retreat led by Courtney was honestly the best retreat I have ever been on! It was thoughtfully executed with a mixture of yoga practice, meditation, learning and self growth. I truly felt that I gained so much personal growth and clarity for my life. I would go on ANY retreat Courtney facilitates and you should too!
By Courtney L for Journey To The Sacred (Spirituality, Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda) on 14 Aug, 2021
Courtney, thank you so much for your review and even more so your presence on this retreat. You are such a magical being and I am deeply grateful for this opportunity to connect with you. I can not wait to see you again! :)
By Wholesome Alchemy on 19 Aug, 2021
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Courtney is an incredible yoga teacher, she presents it in a way that makes every movement so sacred. Honestly I did not know yoga could be like this. She is incredible and so knowledge able. The entire retreat was perfect, including the food. The workshops were so powerful as well. Just fantastic
By Jessica K on 04 Jun, 2021