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Sustainable Yoga Farm


Mystical Yoga Farm near Santiago Atitlan

We are working to build the Mystical Yoga Farm into a learning and demonstration site for living in harmony with nature and continue to implement and spread appropriate technologies and agricultural/silvicultural techniques to our neighbors and friends in the communities around us.

We also are working to promote Lago de Atitlan and Guatemala as the premier learning sites destinations where people from all over the world can come to reconnect with nature to heal themselves and the world.

We work with all who are committed to developing complementary and non-competitve courses in permaculture, sustainable agriculture, sustainable engineering and systems design, solar technology, and more. We would like to connect you with volunteers and apprentices that pass our way or work with us to continuing spreading seeds of harmony. Many thanks to you all, we hope to be in touch.


Samuel Saghafi and David Casey are the directors of Green New World, an emerging non-profit sustainability learning center and ecovillage in Tzununa, Lago de Atitlan.

Benjamin Richard is a silviculturalist with considerable experience in cashew and now specialist in macadamia nut trees, he's based out of Antigua.

Dr. Tony Pereira is a Ph.D. Mechanical Engineer, an expert in Sustainable Engineering and Architecture, and is the Chief Sustainability Advisor for a number of companies in the solar and engineering sectors. Founder/Director of the Institute for Sustainable Engineering.

Darren Yondorf works with Semilla Nueva, a sustainable agriculture non-profit based in Xela working with agricultural producers on the Pacific Coast of Guatemala.




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      (C) Dr. Tony Pereira, UCLA ME PhD - 2007-2010        

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