Yoga & Writing Retreats

2018 Yoga & Writing Weekend Retreats


Enjoy a weekend getaway to relax and recharge with a heart-opening yoga practice designed to accommodate all levels, ages and body types. Participate in a writing circle, focused on introspective journaling and optional sharing, clarifying your life goals by tapping your creative muse and inspiring new growth. Take home healthy habits and life-empowering practices that will enhance your personal well being and nurture your intuitive intelligence.

11:00 opening circle (intention setting, yoga, journaling)
1:30 lunch & free time (swim, soak in the hot tub, hang out in a hammock, treat yourself to a spa treatment, etc.)
4:00 afternoon workshop (yin yoga, pranayama/breathing, chanting, writing/journaling, mindfulness)
6:30 dinner

7:30 morning flow (gentle stretching, pranayama/breathing, journaling)
9:00 breakfast
10:30 closing ritual: sacred sauna ceremony
1:00 lunch 

Michelle Margaret Fajkus is a longtime yoga teacher, writer/blogger, and heart-centered human being. She has been  joyfully teaching yoga for over sixteen years and has facilitated yoga and mindfulness retreats in Guatemala since 2010. Her classes are suitable for all levels, ages and body types and incorporate hatha, vinyasa flow, dharma yoga, yin yoga, pranayama/breath work, chanting, mindfulness and relaxation.

Villa Sumaya is a luxury, world-class yoga retreat center on Lake Atitlan near Santa Cruz La Laguna. It is a truly marvelous site for personal transformation, featuring gorgeous gardens, inspiring temple spaces and a full-service hotel, spa and restaurant serving delectable, nutritious and abundant vegetarian meals.


  • All yoga & writing workshops
  • One night accommodation in a gorgeous room or suite {private and shared options available}
  • Four amazing meals {2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast} and unlimited self-serve coffee/tea/water
  • Sacred sauna ceremony


Shared room — Q1000 / $135
Private room — Q1300 / $175

Please connect with Michelle for details and to sign up!

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