Yoga Retreats/Vacations


Yoga Indulgence in Costa Rica
with Kelly Fisher and Lucy Lomax
November 9-16, 2019 @ Pura Vida Resort & Spa, Costa Rica

During this week at the breath-taking mountaintop resort of Pura Vida, which means the “pure life” or “simple life,” indulge in yoga, meditation, breathwork, and spending time in the beauty of nature! During the ample free time each day, there will be many opportunities for self-care activities and outdoor explorations such as nature walks in the country’s biggest butterfly observatory, exploring gardens or medicinal herbs, or zip-lining through the jungle canopy.

Yogis of all ability level are invited. Your hosts, C-IAYT Yoga Therapists and E-RYT 500 yoga teachers Kelly Fisher and Lucy Lomax, and will offer daily classes in yoga, yoga nidra, and meditation. Three buffet-style meals per day are included and prepared using locally-sourced ingredients. Explore the resort grounds, including wellness center, boutique, pool, and gardens, and join us for the Skywalk and Wildlife Boat Adventure if you choose!

Registration is open! Click here for details or to register for Yoga Indulgence in Costa Rica 2019. (Note: Deposit will be due 30 days from registration)


Central Costa Rica
with
Bita Jenkins, Moses Brown, and Pravassa founder Linden Schaffer
February 8 - 15, 2020

Home to the phrase “Pura Vida” (pure life), Costa Rica is an intrepid traveler’s dream destination. Known for its unlimited vacation activities such as outdoor adventures, world-class surfing, and farm-to-table dining, it also has a government-led sustainability strategy, resulting in the country getting 98% of its energy from renewable sources. Inspiring you with its vibrancy, exciting you with its adventure and thrilling you with its rich biodiversity, you’ll soon adopt Costa Rica, and its Pura Vida, as a lifestyle of your own.

This 7-night/8-day wellness vacation will be guided by yoga masters Bita Jenkins and Moses Brown, along with Pravassa founder Linden Schaffer. Together, we will journey back into a state of balance, with ample space for mindfulness, yoga, and time spent in nature. You will have the opportunity to slow down, observe your surroundings, and reflect on the way you move and exist within them. This vacation is intended to be truly restorative, awakening your innate and boundless capacity to connect with the world around you, calming your everyday experiences long after you return home. Join us for a #changedbytravel journey through Costa Rica.

Details here.


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Join us for an adventure filled with movement, joy, culture, and nature in breathtaking Morocco 

Valley of The Roses & The Red City: Be entranced with the beauty of centuries-long traditions and the Valley of the Roses in full bloom while you also take great care of yourself. We'll have an engaging Berber guide, sharing his culture with us on daily hikes. Our nights will be in a traditional Amazigh kasbah, and our days filled with exciting sites and scents. 

This trip continues and is joined by our Magical Marrakech guests at Peacock Pavilions on May 3. Night blooming jasmine, sunrise terraces, an outdoor pool, professionally guided tours of the souks and the Medina, a hammam (Moroccan bathhouse), a cooking class, daily (optional) classes, and so much more! 

Enjoy the trip of a lifetime! 

This springtime 2020 trip is designed to give you exercise, relaxation, time to connect with yourself, time with friends old and new, and the opportunity to give back to the local community. We will enjoy shared learning, exploring, hiking, exercise, and you will return to your life feeling rejuvenated, and thoroughly entranced with Morocco and all its chaotic beauty. 

All details and registration: http://www.samirashuruk.com 


Wellness in Wilderness
Safari Retreat in Kenya
with Karen Best and Rimmi Singh

June 20 - 30, 2020

Embrace the splendor of Africa on a luxurious Kenyan safari with great land masses, centuries-long traditions, shimmering lakes, elephants, lions, leopards, rhinoceros, hippos, giraffes, flamingos -and so much more.

Experience some of the best possible game viewing in this unforgettable safari adventure while staying in some of the world's most luxurious and intimate safari lodges and tents. We’ve done all the research, planning and arranging for you, so you get to sit back and enjoy.

Our daily wellness offerings (yoga, Pilates, meditation) will work around the day’s safari itinerary. Space is very limited.

Details here.


Galapagos Islands
with Bita and Moses

July 25 – August 1, 2020 – SOLD OUT
AND
August 1 – August 8, 2020 - LAST SPACE!

If nature, science, or wildlife inspires you, there is no better place to be than the unparalleled Galapagos Islands. This 7 night, 8 day trip-of-a-lifetime includes naturalist-guided trips to the Charles Darwin station, Bartolome Island, and North Seymour Island. With a small, private group, enjoy kayaking on Tortuga Bay, snorkeling, swimming, a tour of the highlands (pit craters, lava tunnels, and a cloud forest), yoga classes, nature-inspired accommodations on Santa Cruz Island, and most meals. The star of this retreat is the rich biodiversity of the protected native wildlife, many of whom are unafraid of humans. Swim with sea lions and sharks, spot Galapagos penguins and flamingos, and watch the dance of marine iguanas and blue footed boobies on volcanic rocks. This truly unique UNESCO World Heritage Site offers the perfect melding of yoga and an unblemished example of a wild and natural world.

Details here.


Santorini, Greece
with Bita Jenkins and Moses Brown

October 17-24, 2020
$100 off through June 15th!

Come be swept away to our Greek Island paradise!  Nestled near the village of Oia, surrounded by palm trees and fig trees, vineyards and gardens, is our oasis for this week,  just  600 feet away from a beautiful beach.  Be nourished by organic meals made from local ingredients, on-site yoga classes with Bita and Moses, and several surprises. We’ll visit a local winery for a tour and tasting, enjoy a picturesque hike from the village of Fira to Oia, and take an unforgettable tour by boat visiting the island’s beaches and hidden hot springs.

Space is limited and payment plans available – register early!

Learn more here.