Education, Interbeing, New Paradigm in Practice, Power, The New Story

I Speak for the Lake

“One of my favorite subjects of contemplation is this question: Since death is certain, but the time of death is uncertain, what is the most important thing?" Pema Chodron Health is the most important thing. Health as in balance, vitality, proper use of energy. Right action. Wisdom. Our health, in the larger sense of where… Continue reading I Speak for the Lake

chakras, Guatemala, Hatha Yoga Practice, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, The New Story, Traveling

7 Sacred Directions ~ Weekend Retreat

June 23 - 25, 2017 “Hold on to what is good even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do even if it is a long way from here. Hold on to life… Continue reading 7 Sacred Directions ~ Weekend Retreat

chakras, Guatemala, Hatha Yoga Practice, Living from the Heart

Summer 2017 Weekend Retreats @ Lake Atitlan

Retreat at Lake Atitlan, one of the world’s most beautiful lakes, surrounded by lush flora and fauna, colorful Mayan villages and three volcanoes. Here are eight great reasons for us to create the time and space in our lives for retreat, whether it be a single morning of silence in our own backyard or a… Continue reading Summer 2017 Weekend Retreats @ Lake Atitlan

Guatemala, Michelle's Memoir, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

A Long-Awaited Dream Come True

Eight summers ago, when I was packing up my life and readying to move to Guatemala, sight unseen, a dear Austin yoga teacher colleague, Charles MacInerney, wrote me a nice letter recommending that I visit Villa Sumaya, a yoga retreat center on Lake Atitlan where he'd taught several yoga retreats. Up until then, I'd never… Continue reading A Long-Awaited Dream Come True

chakras, Dharma Teachings, Guatemala, Hatha Yoga Practice, Living from the Heart, New Paradigm in Practice

Yoga, Heartfulness & Writing Retreat ~ January 21-28, 2017

What better time than now to recharge and rediscover balance, bliss and freedom in daily life? We’ll invite wisdom and love to guide our intention throughout the retreat in order to help expand our consciousness and center us in our hearts. Join us for a special time of renewal as we practice awareness and moment-to-moment… Continue reading Yoga, Heartfulness & Writing Retreat ~ January 21-28, 2017

The New Story

November 2016 Offerings

Happy Autumn! I'm excited to announce some yoga activities coming up soon: 1) Day of the Dead Yoga Classes Inaugural group yoga sessions on my patio in Pasajcap (halfway between San Marcos La Laguna and Tzununa) Monday, OCT 31 @4:30pm Tuesday, NOV 1 @ 8:30am Wednesday, NOV 2 @ 8:30am & 4:30pm *RSVP to yogafreedom@gmail… Continue reading November 2016 Offerings