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We can host up to 11 travelers
DYZC is a spiritual, no-nonsense retreat center (ashram) that seeks practical solutions, based on real experiences rather than religious dogma. Self-responsibility, honesty, integrity, transparency and care for each other are foundational values.
We study, practice and integrate yoga and Zen infused with regenerative living inspired by permaculture and the flexitarian method along with mindfulness actions. We seek to involve the local community with our practices of The Yoga Lifestyle.
We offer a safe home to unlearn our limiting conditioning, and learn how to live a joyful life including, art, yummy nutrition, dance and philosophy programs to realize our full potential.
DYZC offers in-depth study and practice programs, along with lighthearted dance and play. This is the land of free spirit meets responsibility.
Our holistic yoga approach offers practical tools for total health and happiness to live a spiritual life within the modern world. Non dogmatic, full of love and laughter.
In our offer you will find:
200 hour Teacher Training Course
Are you interested in deepening your yoga practice and/or becoming a yoga teacher? Join the Doron Yoga & Zen Center's 200-hour Teacher Training Course at Lake Atitlan in Tzununa, Guatemala! The curriculum includes asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy, Ayurveda, food/nutrition, the yoga lifestyle, and more, plus Yoga Alliance RYT eligibility. The Doron Yoga Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher training program is a life-changing, growth and transformational opportunity. When you grow as an individual, learn about yourself, deepen your practice, and become an example for others, you naturally develop into a great teacher and a better person. The training will give you a practical teaching toolbox that will teach you how to employ the appropriate method for different situations and students.
Yoga Body, Zen Mind Retreat
http://doronyoga.com/yoga-body-zen-mind-retreat/Looking for the perfect balance of yoga asana practice, pranayama, meditation, practical yoga and Zen philosophy? Seeking a good balance of being active and time to rest and relax? Join us for a week of rejuvenation, fun and great food. This Yoga Body, Zen Mind retreat is the perfect boost of energy for life, a reset button, and an opportunity to deepen your practice. We’ll engage in a lot of mind practices, reading Zen texts, and understanding better our thinking patterns so we can find peace and happiness in every day life.
Meditation, Yoga & Philosophy Retreat
The retreat is Zen-based with some Tibetan, Osho, and guided meditations, as well some yoga and philosophy discussion. We will use a variety of meditation techniques to understand better our mind, and dive deeper to learn who we really are. This include practicing yoga asana (physical poses) daily to concentrate and prepare the body for meditation. There is a difference between who we think we are, and who we actually are. Doron will teach the basics of meditation, forms and functionality. The purpose of different types of meditation, and the steps – from focusing, through mindfulness and eventually deeper meditations.
Side effects may include better sleep, unconditional joy, reduced stress, calm, dealing better with relationships.
Check our upcoming yoga classes, meditation retreats and Yoga Teacher Training Courses and apply today!
Prices are different for different courses & accommodation options.
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Doron is a Certified 550 hour Yoga Teacher (ERYT), Director of Hanoch Headshot.jpgthe Doron Yoga School (RYS 200 and 500), and Founder and CEO of the Doron Yoga & Zen Center at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. He was introduced to Yoga and Meditation in 1992 while traveling and studying in the Far East for 2 years. During that time, Doron has studied at the Osho Ashram, with the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, in Thailand doing Vipassana retreats, and in Japan living and working with a Buddhist priest.
Open year-round, contact us for availability
Accommodation includes 5-6 bed dorms, with western-style toilets and stone showers with hot water. Our Casa Lotus shared room and all double and single rooms have pillow-top mattresses. Original artwork adds our personalized touch to the natural, cozy, rustic wood and stone rooms – You’ll sleep in comfort!
Want more privacy? Apply today to upgrade to our Double accommodation room for only an extra $520. Or check-in about our private room availability.
This program includes your accommodation and meals for your complete stay at the Doron Yoga & Zen Center!
Your vegetarian meals are designed by Doron, who worked as a chef at the most prestigious Raw Food restaurant in New York. This is not your typical ashram food. The vegetarian meals are fully balanced as well as nutritious, and will keep you satisfied throughout the day for all of your activities. You can also buy extra healthy snacks and drinks, e.g. smoothie, bliss balls and kombucha.