Yoga & Writing Retreats
held at Villa Sumaya, a retreat center near the Mayan
village of Santa Cruz on the shores of Lake Atitlan.
Yoga studio, dining hall and all of the guest rooms feature
stunning views of the lake and surrounding volcanos. The
Yoga studio features hard-wood floors and bay windows.
Dates: August 6-13, 2011
Retreats are hosted at the secluded
Los Naranjos retreat center, in the fishing village of
Yelapa. Isolated by the Sierra Madres, this village is
accessible only by boat. No roads, no cars, no phones.
Dinner by candlelight! Waterfalls, river trails, jungle,
mountains, beaches, and snorkeling.
Dates: Temporarily on hold
Massachusetts retreats are held at Stump Sprouts
retreat center in the Berkshires.
Retreats are scheduled
in the Fall to maximise fall colors.
great food, and cozy Yoga studio.
Dates: Sept 29-Oct 2, 2011
Cost: $685 ($625 prior to 8/1/11)
retreats are held at the Margaret Austin retreat center
located between Houston and Austin. The facilities are
set in the rolling hills near Brenham, over-looking pastures,
& woods. great facilities for yoga.
Dates: May 17-20, 2012
Cost: $685 ($645 prior to 3/17/12)
MacInerney has lead over 40 Yoga &
Writing retreats since 1997, at retreat centers throughout Texas,
Massachusetts, Costa Rica, Mexico and Guatemala. He has written
for numerous publications, including the Yoga Journal.
is a certified Amherst Writers & Artists writing workshop
leader and is registered with the Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (their
highest level of recognition). He is the founder of Expanding
Paradigms, through which he offers a newsletter with over 8000
subscribers. His personal yoga web-site gets over 800 visitors
a day. In addition, Charles is an accomplished public speaker
and trainer. He offers workshops on peak performance, stress
management, and creativity, including a Key Note on Improving
Creativity at the 3M Innovators Banquet, SXSW, and numerous
other conferences, corporations, and government agencies.
his retreats in Guatemala, Massachusetts and Texas, Charles
co-leads with Patricia Lewis, an award winning
poet, and primary trainer for AWA Writing workshop leadership
are welcome to journal, write fiction, memoir, poetry, and flow
of counsciousness. Structure will be provided for the writing
exercises, but students are invited to disregard any suggestions
and write what comes.