The Yoga Forest

The Yoga Forest


  • Commenced: 01/01/2012
  • Submitted: 30/10/2012
  • Last updated: 30/10/2012
  • Location: San Marcos la Laguna, Sololá, Guatemala
  • Phone: (502) 47952529
  • Website: www.theyogaforest.org
  • Climate zone: Wet/Dry Tropical


Dustin wallerwork@gmail.com markus p. poelz shane morris Tylre Bigbie Viktor gruber

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The Yoga Forest

Project Type

Residential, Community, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

The Yoga Forest is a space dedicated to uniting the principles of Permaculture and the philosophies of Yoga. It is an experiment in self-reliant homesteading, green living and yogic practices.

Project Description

The Yoga Forest aims to inspire people into conscious living through yoga and permaculture practice.
We are building a healthy alternative lifestyle to bring people together through living more closely with nature, producing our own food with ecological consciousness and creating balance for individual, community and personal development through yoga.
As our community develops, an integral part of our mission will be outreach, education and encouragement.

We are currently looking for volunteers with a range of different skills to help build our community. As we are still in the early stages of building our community we do not yet have clearly outlined roles for everyone at the Forest, so initiative will need to be taken to define your role and to determine how you can contribute to the Forest and our growing community. We are seeking caring, sincere individuals with Permaculture experience and an interest in Yoga or meditation, with the objective of living in community as the foundation of our commitment to work. We hope that each volunteer will whole heartedly join our community for a month or more and seek ways to contribute to the Forest.

We are seeking people with skills in Permaculture design and practice, building and carpentry, marketing and networking, teaching yoga, cooking, cleaning and maintenance.