Beginner Yoga

  • Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

    Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" (Retreat…
    Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff
    Your guide
    Dec 27, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020 (6 days)
    “You are not given the light by anyone—not even by a spiritual teacher. You are that light.” — Swami Satchidananda In a world of many distractions and difficulties, where do you look for guidance? The serenity of silence and the practices of Integral Yoga will help you to realize the guiding light already within you. Join us for the New Year’s Silent Retreat to gather the spiritual…
  • Ongoing package (8 days)
    Sharanam Retreats offers all year round retreats with daily yoga, meditation and personalised coaching. For the Juice fast detox retreat you will receive a preparation instruction starting one week before coming. Then on your arrival day a gentle soup, the next 6 days 3 fresh juices of a changing variety of vegetables and fruits, and on the departure day a tasting plate plus instructions on…
  • Dr Despina Learmonth

    Dr Despina Learmonth
    Natalie Day

    Natalie Day
    Dr Despina Learmonth +1
    Your guides
    Sep 28 - Oct 3, 2019 (6 days)
    This life-changing 5 day, 5 night wellness retreat is scheduled for 28th September to 3rd October 2019 on the beautiful island of POROS in the Saronic Gulf, 58kms by sea from Athens. On this adventure we will challenge you to (re)connect with your authentic self and others. Holistically shift from stress and struggle to greater mindfulness, inner connectivity, and flow: a more balanced you!This…
  • Sarah Scarborough

    Sarah Scarborough
    Sarah Scarborough
    Your guide
    Feb 23 - 29, 2020 (7 days) 1 more date available
    RITUAL+RENEWAL – Join us on our newest itinerary of renewing yoga + self care, alongside the lessons of tea ceremony and how to foster and create your own daily ritual. RITUAL + RENEWAL Join us for a special week of deep renewal as we explore the power of ritual to bring us into the present moment and into the flow state. The ceremony of tea will guide the flow of each day’s activities,…
  • Butterfly in my hand --
    As if it were a spirit
    Unearthly, insubstantial Yosa Buson
  • Feb 2 - 29, 2020 (28 days) 2 more dates available
    Our 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training Course has been carefully designed for people of all ages, physical ability, and previous Yoga experience. The pace of the course will allow those new to yoga to follow the teachings, while giving more experienced students ample opportunity to deepen their practice and understanding. Whether a beginner, advanced practitioner, teacher or someone looking to find…
  • Fiona MacLeod

    Fiona MacLeod
    Fiona MacLeod
    Your guide
    Aug 31 - Sep 7, 2019 (8 days)
    Join us in the heart of Portugal for this light hearted, fun yoga retreat. A stunning and secluded valley, with a beautiful river, waterfalls and natural plunge pools flowing through. Twice daily yoga, six nights accommodation, tasty whole food meals prepared daily, swimming in natural pool, en-suite twin share or single occupancy available. SNAPSHOTDates: September 1 - 7, 2019Types of yoga:…
  • Oct 20 - 27, 2019 (8 days)
    Sacred Heart Meditation Retreat: Beacons of Light, Living from the HeartThis brand-new retreat is a remarkable opportunity to experience the leading-edge of modern spiritual practice and the power of living from your heart.In addition, you can look forward to experiencing the transformative power of a place that is saturated with the energetic of an acknowledged Master Spiritual Teacher, Master…
  • Ongoing 1 more date available
    VIKARALIFESTYLE Vikara means change or transformation in Sanskrit. Vikaralifestyle is about helping people who are already awakening to the reality that life is not just about career building, social demands, survival, and duties (although all are very important) but men are also searching for meaning, joy and creativity. It is about showing the path of the heart and following your intuition and…
  • Liza Laird

    Liza Laird
    Liza Laird
    Your guide
    Oct 24 - 27, 2019 (4 days)
    You’ll feel rejuvenated at the picturesque Good Commons retreat center, where you’ll relax to the max while practicing with yoga and knitting instructor Liza Laird and Kate Madden. No prior yoga or knitting experience necessary and Liza and Kate are available for knitting support throughout the trip. No matter if you are brand new to knitting, a seasoned knitter, or coming back to it after…
  • Christina Burki

    Christina Burki
    Christina Burki
    Your guide
    Oct 18 - 24, 2019 (7 days)
    Date:  Friday 18 - Thursday 24th October 2019 (6 days)Place: Ubud, BaliParticipants:  Total of 12( only 6 places left)Does the title resonate with you?Do you want to bring in more love into your life and connect on a deeper level with yourself?Do you love animals and feel the desire to communicate with them? If YES, this is the right retreat for YOU!Our retreat will bring you in…
  • Michael G. Burbank

    Michael G. Burbank
    Michael G. Burbank
    Your guide
    Oct 3 - 6, 2019 (4 days)
    Come join us for a spectacular weekend of fresh air and stunning fall foliage. Escape the stresses of your daily life and immerse yourself in the timeless tranquility of our breathtaking 325-acre Catskills forest preserve. This package includes accommodations, delicious and healthy locally sourced meals, a daily meditation and yoga class, traditional and far-infrared sauna & steam room…
  • Ongoing
    Why do a meditation retreat? Whether you’re a beginner or you already have a regular meditation practice, giving yourself some dedicated practice time is essential to building energy and achieving the breakthroughs you’re looking for. At Clear Sky you’ll get the quality meditation experience you deserve when you devote your precious resources to time in retreat. Already…
  • Ladan Soltani

    Ladan Soltani
    Ladan Soltani
    Your guide
    Dec 21 - 27, 2019 (7 days)
    Escape for some winter sun and join me on this beautiful Island in the Canaries and take in all the natural beauty, whilst doing a daily practice of yoga, meditation and mindfulness.This retreat is an inspiring and tranquil haven in the unspoilt countryside of La Geria Natural Park. Surrounded by vineyards and mountains which run into sandy beaches, makes it the perfect place to leave behind the…
  • Bhagavan Das "Shug" Shyam

    Bhagavan Das "Shug" Shyam
    Uma VaShi Devi

    Uma VaShi Devi
    Bhagavan Das "Shug" Shyam +1
    Your guides
    Oct 4 - 6, 2019 (3 days)
    Kirtan, singing of Sanskrit chants, is an ancient Yogic practice of devotion, especially towards Life and our divine potential. Sung in a call-and-response format, the performing of Kirtan is a true concert—an opportunity to come together and celebrate!Led by the Yogis of Shiva Lila, Sat Manav's resident Kirtan wallahs, this weekend will be a thrilling immersion into the passion and power one…
  • Mindy Johnstone

    Mindy Johnstone
    Mindy Johnstone
    Your guide
    Sep 29 - Oct 5, 2019 (7 days)
    A Boutique retreat to the picturesque Tuscany There is no better way to capture Italy than to immerse in its rich history. This retreat is designed for those who have a love of the arts and movement. Practicing yoga in this incredible landscape gives the participant the peace of mind of the countryside and the energy to explore and learn from it. Guests can try their hand at art or…
  • Beate Trück

    Beate Trück
    Beate Trück
    Your guide
    Aug 23 - 25, 2019 (3 days)
    This retreat will provide you with a deep immersion into mindfulness in order to find inner peace and mental space. It is a great opportunity to take good care of yourself before the busy working season starts again. By practising mindfulness with a group of like-minded people you will be able to reconnect with yourself and what really matters in your life. You will learn how to tap into your…
  • Dec 1 - 21, 2019 (21 days)
    • experiences21 Meditation Sessions, 21 Yoga Sessions, 3 Dietas
    • transportAirport pick-up included, Airport drop-off included
    • group10 People per group
    • meals3 Meals provided each day. Vegan, vegetarian, organic, gluten-free, dairy-free options available
  • Oct 12 - 18, 2019 (7 days)
    As a Guardian of The Sacred Feminine, it is my pleasure to reconnect other women with the Priestess Traditions. In our retreats we use the archetypes of Greek Mythology as a lens to unpack the different layers of the subtle body, heal, and understand your Soul’s unique Purpose.   Each Goddess has a distinct frequency and rules a specific chakra. As we unpack the mythologies, adopt and…
  • Carissa Fernandez

    Carissa Fernandez
    Carissa Fernandez
    Your guide
    Aug 23 - 27, 2019 (5 days) 3 more dates available
    While we wait out Mexico's seaweed surge, and with the same level of excellence that made our Mexico yoga retreat one of Tripaneer's most popular last season, our 5 Days Galloping Yogi™ California Yoga Retreat™is an experience of a lifetime for the advanced rider.  A more memorable experience than that Ibiza yoga retreat your sister-in-law mentioned, get out of the riding arena and…
  • Wanjira Njenga

    Wanjira Njenga
    Wanjira Njenga
    Your guide
    Mar 22 - 28, 2020 (7 days)
    Take a week away from your to-do lists, deadlines, busyness, and the everyday depletion to rejuvenate your energy.Our Costa Rica retreat will incorporate well-planned, mindful, yet enjoyable yoga sequences that are tailored to improve strength, stability, balance, and functionality, followed by soothing pranayama and meditation. No one-size-fits-all instruction here! Beginners, seasoned…
  • Ongoing
    The perfect choice if you want to escape your daily life and bring body and soul togetherHighlightsYou'll have 4 yoga sessions a week, meditation and 3 massages included.Here's a little overview what to expect with this package at our surf & yoga retreat:- 7 x nights accommodation- 7 x healthy breakfast- 5 x homemade Indonesian lunch (mo-fri)- 4 x yoga - in the afternoon - (1 hour)- 1 x guided…
  • Ongoing
    Rishikesh Yog Mandir organizing an event of 200 hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, India from 14th April 2019 to 9th May 2019. 200 Hours Yoga teacher training In Rishikesh offered by Rishikesh Yog Mandir is an intensive Yoga teacher training in Rishikesh designed to match the requirements of all inspired Yoga aspirants who are willing to plunge deeper and gain in depth understanding…
  • Tony Walsh

    Tony Walsh
    Tony Walsh
    Your guide
    Aug 23 - 25, 2019 (3 days)
    Practiced in China by young and old alike for over one thousand years Medical Qigong is a complete healthcare system. Its gentle flowing movements, integratedbreathing and meditative awareness invigorates our natural healing ability bringing an enhanced experience of wellbeing and physical fitness.Dao Yin Bao Jian Gong Renowned in China for being remarkably effective as a comprehensive Qigong for…
  • Senior Staff

    Senior Staff
    Senior Staff
    Your guide
    Sep 20 - 22, 2019 (3 days)
    This course is designed for beginners but is also suitable for anyone looking to revisit the fundamental building blocks of Hatha Yoga. During the immersion weekend, we will introduce the 12 basic Sivananda asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation techniques. This course will instill the discipline to create a home practice, improve flexibility and foster a greater ability…
  • Doron Hanoch

    Doron Hanoch
    Doron Hanoch
    Your guide
    Dec 15 - 21, 2019 (7 days)
    Deepen your connection to your body and yourself in this transformative weeklong retreat.Find confidence through movement and learn to truly dance like no one is watching. Whetheryou are a seasoned dancer or a total beginner, this retreat will offer a safe, friendly andempowering space to explore self-expression and find freedom through movement. The only requirement is an open heart and a desire…
  • Amit Deshwal

    Amit Deshwal
    Amit Deshwal
    Your guide
    Ongoing package (3 days) 1 more date available
    Pahadi House is one of the known Yoga institutes in Rishikesh that provides a number of Yoga courses and retreats. Depending on your passion for yoga, you have opt for the courses that matches your requirements. We offer a number of options in Yoga courses that can help you to start a career in Yoga. Depending on your interest and passion, you can opt for the best Yoga course. We, at Pahadi…
  • Nicolina Daya Nam Sandstedt, E-RYT 500, YACEP®, Physical Therapist

    Nicolina Daya Nam Sandstedt, E-RYT 500,…
    Shane-Christopher Perkins, E-RYT 500, YACEP®

    Shane-Christopher Perkins, E-RYT 500,…
    Nicolina Daya Nam Sandstedt, E-RYT 500, YACEP®, Physical Therapist +1
    Your guides
    Feb 18 - Mar 6, 2020 (18 days)
    The natural setting of our yoga teaching training in Mexico is as much a part of your experience as the yoga instruction itself. This secluded Baja location offers stunning beachfront vistas featuring open-air buildings to keep you in touch with your surroundings and all the beauty that nature has to share with us. These comfortable outdoor settings take advantage of the warm temperatures that…

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We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.