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The Yoga Forest
The Yoga Forest
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San Marcos la Laguna, Sololá, GT
(502) 33011835
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Wet/Dry Tropical

Andrew Carter Dan larke Devin Lyttle Dustin wallerwork@gmail.com Esto ern Fran Burton Haley Calderwood Harry Campbell Hugh Sam Jas Byers kamuran kestek katarina stroemfeldt Laurie Whatley Marcus Pan Odder ton Oscar Cifuentes Phel pasha Ribe Billy Seay Ava shane morris Siannon Leith O'Neill Tylre Bigbie Viktor gruber

Lunar Internships and Independent Study Programs

The Yoga Forest offers daily Permaculture workshops as part of our Lunar Internship program. We invite you to spend a month of growth and learning centered around the phases of the moon. Independent Study Programs are also now available, www.theyogaforest

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Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course November 2014

Here at The Yoga Forest, we are excited to offer an annual 2 week intensive Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course. Join us for a transformational experience acquiring new skills and applying practical Permaculture design and theory. Living in a com

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The Yoga Forest

Green Living and Tranformational Learning Center, San Marcos la Laguna, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala www.theyogaforest.org

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