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Join Sarrah Strimel, of BYoga, Modo Yoga, and Alo Yoga, at the renowned resort, The Sanctuary. Situated on the famed Koh Phangan, get ready for eight days and seven nights of yoga, rejuvenation, paradise, adventure, and a deep dive into the seven chakras. All set in the exotic backdrop of Thailand, this retreat is sure to be the once-in a-lifetime experience our hearts, bodies, and minds have been looking for. Space is limited so get down on it.

Event Highlights

  • Twice daily 90-minute yoga immersions.
  • Focusing on the seven chakras, each day will be a deep dive into a strong vinyasa based practice, including aspects of yin, restorative, kundalini, and mediatation Sarrah will also lead workshops on inversions, breath work, and all of those crazy Instagram poses on your feeds. Your practice is sure to get damn good this week!
  • Fresh, organic meals, Thai Style!
  • We will have breakfast and dinner on the grounds of The Sanctuary for fresh, healthy, and authentic Thai cuisine. For lunch, we adventure to other local establishments to get a real local’s taste of Koh Phangan. (Lunch will be a la carte and not included, unless noted, in the package).
  • Hotel Transfer for Guests.
  • Round trip private car and boat transfer from Koh Samui airport to The Sanctuary, on the start and end dates of the retreat.
  • Luxurious Accommodations.
  • Deluxe, environmentally-friendly cabanas and houses, nestled into the jungle/beachfront of The Sanctuary. A renowned resort that combines local style with chic high end comforts, each house/cabana is unique and has air conditioning, balconies, and living space.
  • Island Boat Adventure.
  • A day long boat trip to some of the beautiful surrounding islands, And Thong, Koh Tao, and Koh Nang Yuan, including snorkeling and lunch!
  • A massage at The Sanctuary Spa.
  • Elephant trekking.
  • Paddle boarding, wake boarding, and kayaking.
  • The Sanctuary’s famous cleansing practices, for those who need a big re-set.
  • A trip to the location of the infamous full moon party, Hat Run.
  • Authentic Thai cooking classes.
  • A trip to the Thong Sala night market.

Venue Highlights


The Sanctuary Thailand – originally created as a private retreat for friends – playfully nestled in the remote jungle of Haad Tien Bay in 1989, has since opened up to be a world-renowned destination for those wishing to seek “something else” for their Asian holiday experience. It has blossomed into way more than a resort or retreat destination.Famous for delicious health food, detox programs, You will practice yoga in paradise, in an open-air hall, overlooking the lush, verdant jungle . This is the kind of place you come for a week and stay for a month (or a lifetime!). It’s time for you to meet the Sanctuary… UNIQUE ROOMS, DELICIOUS FOOD. Enjoy a real jungle experience staying in one of the unique rooms, bungalows or houses. The Sanctuary offer one-of-a-kind houses and bungalows; each original, luxurious, and quirky in design. The Sanctuary has long been known for the incredible beachfront vegetarian and seafood restaurant, organically and artfully blended into a rockfall that flows from the hillside to the ocean. They offer a broad range of healthy, delicious cuisine, together with raw and detox menus, as well as a full list of tropical smoothies, juices, deserts and raw treats. And a kick ass view.


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Towels
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

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