Retreats

Sometimes our most profound, life-changing experiences happen far away from home.

Led by experienced, charismatic teachers in beautiful, often breath-taking surroundings, these exciting, high-quality retreats are designed to enhance your practice and refresh your spirit. From beginning to experienced student, you will enjoy the company of other yoga enthusiasts on these unforgettable journeys, and discover new ways to deepen your practice and embrace the art of yoga along the way. 

Ojai, California
July 30 - August 2
Vinnie Marino

Join Vinnie for an unforgettable week of yoga, incredibly views of the mountains, hiking, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and 50 acres of wilderness to explore, at the Ojai Eco Sanctuary.

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Ojai
August 6-9
Lesley Fightmaster & Courtney Parkyn

Daily yoga classes, meditation, vision boards, a Reiki Healing Circle and an optional traditional Native American sweat lodge ceremony in beautiful Ojai. And a special guest all the way from Australia, Reiki Master Tina Ciavarella to lead the healing circle.

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Italy
September 19-26
David Lynch

Located about an hour from Rome in the region of Umbria, renowned for one of the best olive oil in the world, are two beautifully restored rustic 17th century stone farmhouses---the most beautiful outdoor yoga platform we’ve ever seen: lush and abundant grounds, natural spring, gardens, pond and a gorgeous swimming pool. 

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Maui
September 28 - October 2
Eleonore Koury

Bring in the Autumn Equinox with time to unplug from the demands of your day to day life in order to renew, expand and drench your senses. Immerse in the rich culture and land of Maui and bring your yoga and Reiki practice to the next level. 

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Greece
September 29 - October 5
Joan Hyman

Travel with us to one of the most beautiful islands in the world where we will stay at a luxurious retreat center perched on the edge of an ancient volcanic caldera overlooking white washed villages and the Mediterranean below.

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Ojai
October 2-4
Lainie Devina

Escape for a weekend getaway to the stunning Ojai Valley, 52 acre Eco-Sanctuary. This beautiful private property features koi ponds, a reverse osmosis swimming pool, endless hiking trails and more.

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Santa Fe
October 9-12
Jorge Luna

Join Jorge Luna in the Land of Enchantment for an unforgettable 3-day getaway of yoga, hiking, delicious food, stargazing, mountain biking, spa, and breath-taking sunsets at the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Bali
October 5-12
Sean Gray

Join Sean on a trip of a lifetime to explore the beauty and rich culture of Bali. Delve deeper into your yoga in one of the most gorgeous settings in the world and enjoy exclusive, off-the-beaten-track tours to some Bali’s most colorful markets and sacred local temples. We will observe ancient spiritual practices and meet community leaders and dignitaries to develop a better understanding of this unique culture.

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Bali | Surf
Octber 12-16
Sean Gray

Extend your visit in Bali with Sean for 4 nights/5 days of yoga & surf. This gorgeous property sits cliff-front on the southern Indian Ocean with expansive views and amazing sunsets. While commanding an ultimate view of Uluwatu surfing beach, the villas are also only minutes away from the famous Uluwatu temple, as well as some of Bali’s best “secret” beaches. 

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Maui
October 24-30
Laura Burkhart

Join Laura at this exquisitely designed oasis of tranquility on the North Shore of Maui for a week of yoga in a gorgeous environment with a lovely group of people. 

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Northern India
October 25 - November 1
Savita Geuther

Join Savita for this amazing pilgrimage to the birthplace of yoga and explore some of the most sacred cities in Hinduism, including Varanasi one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Learn about the essence of yoga culture, by immersing yourself into the practices of meditation, therapeutic asanas, prayer, and by participating in ancient ceremonies that have been practiced for thousands of years. Our journey will start in New Delhi with a visit to Agra, the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort and continues to Varanasi with a visit to Sarnat the place where the Buddha gave his first discourse. We will then continue our spiritual exploration in Bhutan. For more detailed itinerary information please also visit: www.theartofnaturalhealing.com

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Bhutan
November 1-6
Savita Geuther

Located at the eastern end of the Himalayas Bhutan, “the happiest country in Asia”, is truly a unique global destination. Very few visitors are allowed passage into the country each year, so be among the few who get to experience its beauty and charm firsthand.

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India
January 25 - February 1, 2016
James Bailey

The Journey to India is a magical quest through the spiritual epicenters of sacred India. The 2016 Journey will begin in Kerala with the Sacred Sap Retreat, a week of rejuvenation at the Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort. Gentle daily yoga and de-stressing Ayurvedic treatments will ground you and awaken your senses to the beauty of India and yourself. Then you'll travel to north India for the Post-Retreat Tour to explore the cultural and spiritual epicenters of Varanasi and the Taj Mahal. The ultimate India experience. The tour is more than traveling India, it is a deep healing journey through your own heart, awakening you to the call of your soul’s journey.

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Southern India
January 25 - February 1, 2016
Andrea Marcum

Join Andrea for a trip of a lifetime beginning in southern India where we’ll explore the road less traveled beginning in the quaint city of Cochin. From there we’ll explore the backwaters of Kerala by private houseboat before ending the trip in a luxury hotel on the coast where we’ll enjoy Indian therapeutic treatments and dips in the warm Indian Ocean. Experience the warmth and hospitality of Kerala, the perfect entree into travel in mother India

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Northern India
February 1-7, 2016
Andrea Marcum

Continue north to on an expertly crafted tour through India’s most treasured sights starting with bustling Delhi where we’ll tour the ancient bazaars, sample the sumptuous cuisine and take a rickshaw ride though its narrow, ancient lanes, train to the Taj Mahal and more!

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Ixtapa, Mexico
February 11-15
Jorge Luna

Join Jorge for daily morning Pranayama & Meditation practice at ocean-side terrace. Group lunch. Free afternoons to enjoy private beach, play tennis, relax in the pools. There will be one outing to Zihuatanejo & everyone is invited to Jorge's 40th Birthday party at the Luna Residence.

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Mexico
February 20-27
Jen Burke Reynolds

Join Jen on a retreat to this luxury sustainable boutique hotel located on one mile of pristine beach on the Pacific coast of Mexico just a 30-minute drive from the airport. Its located on 200 acres, 85% of which are in a Private Nature Reserve, and includes a turtle sanctuary, archaeological site and permaculture farm.

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Guatemala
March 5-12, 2016
Chaz

Join Chaz for 7 nights in the heart of the Mayan Highlands, with a skyline of three soaring volcanoes, and surrounded by "the most beautiful lake in the world" at the Villa Sumaya in Lake Atitlan. Enjoy daily yoga classes, meditation and breathwork with panoramic views of the lake. Savor 3 daily delicious meals while soaking in stunning landscapes. The exquisite gardens, sauna, hot tub, hammocks, and pergolas lend themselves to introspection, healing, and relaxation. Optional excursions and activities are available such as hiking, a cacao ceremony, kayaking, climbing a volcano, or shopping in a local village.

 

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India
March 20-27, 2016
Joan Hyman

Spend a week on the sublime beaches of Goa at a charming eco-retreat center voted by Yoga Journal as a “top-ten yoga retreat destination” for its tastefully decorated rooms, fresh, healthy cuisine and lush gardens. Deep yoga practices, clean cuisine and dips in the warm Indian Ocean will leave you truly transformed and visibly glowing.

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Bhutan
April, 2016
Joan Hyman

Located at the eastern end of the Himalayas Bhutan, “the happiest country in Asia”, is truly a unique global destination. Very few visitors are allowed passage into the country each year, so be among the few who get to experience its beauty and charm firsthand.

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Nicaragua
April 2-9, 2016
Jodie Rufty & Jon Aaron

Join Jodie Rufty and Jon Aaron for a week of rejuvenation combining yoga and mindfulness meditation in this magnificent slice of Caribbean paradise off the coast of Nicaragua. Surrounded by clear turquoise sea, white sandy beaches, vibrant fringe reefs teeming with color and life, this tiny island will become your sanctuary for not only a week of yoga and meditation but, snorkeling, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding too. Organic meals inspired by the island’s culinary culture are prepared with fruits and vegetables from a garden right on the property, while you sit and take in the stunning panoramic views and sweet ocean breezes.

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Mexico
April 9-15, 2016
Lisa Maria

Join Lisa Maria for a week of yoga, meditation and rejuvenation on this gorgeous 200 acre nature reserve and private beach on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Enjoys rooms with ocean views and artistic craftsmanship, and dine on exquisite local organic cuisine. Unplug from daily life and tap into a renewed sense of mindful stillness and a deep connection with the present moment.

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Mexico
April 23-30, 2016
Jeanne Heileman

Kick your shoes off and relax with Jeanne and a wonderful group of yogis at the luxurious retreat center of Haramara, just an hour outside of Puerta Vallarta. Your days will be spent with morning and afternoon yoga sessions, lounging by the pool or the sea, receiving a spa treatment, water activities such a whale watching or snorkeling, inland zip lining, or going shopping in town. There is lots to choose or simply rest and do nothing in a beautiful setting.Make new friends, heal yourself with yoga and good food, and rejuvenate your soul!

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Caribbean Sea
June 18 - 25, 2016
Dave Larot

Join Dave Larot for a week in paradise on a remote island in the Caribbean just off the Nicaraguan coast. All cabañas are located just a few steps from the beach in a grove of coconut trees with verandas overlooking the ocean. Organic meals inspired by the island’s culinary culture are prepared with fruits and vegetables grown right on the property. Snorkeling in the crystal clear waters teeming with color, relaxing on white sandy beaches, and enjoying twice daily yoga classes with David will leave you deeply relaxed and profoundly rejuvenated.

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Italy
July 16-23, 2016
Lainie Devina

Join Lainie at this beautiful retreat center about an hour from Rome yet still in the nestled in midst of the remote Italian countryside. Accommodation is in two beautifully restored 17th century stone farmhouses with terraces that open out to a gentle panorama of olive groves, fruit trees and stunning sunsets. The grounds are lush and abundant, with a natural spring, gardens, pond and a swimming pool. The property is peaceful, rustic and ideal for spiritual practice. Every room is unique and tastefully designed. Selected by Taschen books as one of the “Great Yoga Retreats”, they described this retreat center as “a second home that makes you forget the passing of time.”

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