Doron Yoga – Meditation, Yoga, & Philosophy Retreat

Doron Yoga Meditation Retreat

Meditation, Yoga, & Philosophy

 in the tranquility of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

February 18 – 24, 2018          February 17 – 23, 2019
December 2 – 8, 2018          December 1 – 7, 2019

Calming Meditation on a bench

The Doron Yoga Meditation Retreat offers the most practical tool to bliss. The retreat is Zen-based with some Tibetan, Osho, and guided meditations, as well as yoga practice 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.

For a taste of this retreat, try Doron’s guided object meditation:

Some side effects may include:

  • A focused mind
  • Alertness and Mindfulness in all you do and see
  • Calmness and relaxed being
  • A sense of inexplicable joy
  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Improved sleep and energy
  • Improved digestion
  • Experiencing a deeper connection to yourself
  • Better able to deal with relationships
  • Love towards all that surrounds you
  • A sense of ease and flow

All levels welcomed. Some meditation experience advised.

Our practices include:

  • Focusing meditation
  • Zazan (Zen seated meditation)
  • Kinhin (Zen walking meditation)
  • Energy (chakra meditation)
  • Tibetan (visualization)
  • Osho (movement meditation)
  • Work meditation (garden, stone arrangements, cleaning, etc.)

Follow Doron’s guided forgiveness meditation for another example of a meditation you may practice during this retreat.


Tzununa, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Sunset view form the yoga retreat space at Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Our lush and peaceful hundred sixty square meter center is located in the quiet Mayan village of Tzununa. Only minutes from the lake, the DZYC awaits your yoga practice and dancing feet. Our newly completed  Zendo Yoga Shala practice space sits elevated alongside the Tzununa River, providing us with inspiring sounds and views of the magnificent Tzununa valley, Lake Atitlan and both the Fuego and Atitlan Volcanoes.


6:00 – 7:00am Meditation

7:00 – 9:00am Yoga

9:00 – 9:30am Breakfast

9:30 – 10:30am Work meditation

10:30am – 1:00pm Break: lake time, self reflection, writing, reading

1:00 – 1:30pm Lunch

1:30 – 3:30pm Break: rest, read, meditate by the river

3:30 – 5:00pm Meditation / Dharma talks

5:00 – 6:15pm Yoga

6:30 – 7:30pm Dinner

Nutritious home cooked meals using the best locally sourced organic ingredients- Health retreat - Detox and yoga rejuvenation retreat -healthy and delicious mealsThe retreat starts with dinner on the first night and ends after breakfast on the last day.

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