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Looking to take an excursion abroad? Check out these international yoga retreats lead by some of the best teachers in Seattle and beyond! Click on the images and titles to learn more and book your next adventure now!

#1 Yoga Retreat in Nicaragua – Restore Your Soul with Tina Templeman and Melissa Longfellow

Enjoy a relaxing yoga retreat in Nicaragua with Global Family Travels, Tina Templeman and Melissa Longfellow, two of the Seattle area’s top yoga instructors! Rejuvenate daily with yoga classes overlooking the Pacific Ocean, guided intention-setting sessions, plenty of beach time, hike a local volcano, enjoy amazing food and options to, surf, SUP Yoga, and kayaking.

Teachers: Tina Templeman and Melissa Longfellow

Dates: February 5-12, 2017

Cost: $2,400

#2 Sayulita, Mexico Retreat at Hotelito los Suenos

Join us in Hotelito los Suenos to share the joy of practicing in a tropical environment. The yoga studio was designed and built with much care and attention for the yoga practitioner, including cushioned flooring, high quality mats and the great surround sound.

Classes will be held twice daily and are guided by John Jessum with guest instructors Janelle Johnson and Lynn Barton. Morning sessions will be a great way to start each day before exploring everything Sayulita has to offer. Evening classes will be designed to relax you at the end of each day.

Teachers: John Jessum with guest instructors Janelle Johnson and Lynn Barton

Dates: March 18-25, 2017

Cost: $1,399

#3 Tropical Yoga Retreat with Inga Rouches and Diana Bonyhadi

Come warm up your bodies after a long cold winter at a 7-day yoga retreat on the tropical island of Roatan. Located 40 miles off the north coast of Honduras, Roatan is still fairly undiscovered and treasured by divers and fishermen as it sits on top of the second longest reef system in the world. This mountainous paradise invites fresh breezes from regular trade winds, white sandy beaches and luscious warm water clear to the coral reef below. You will be the guests of the remote Paya Bay Resort, located on the less populated side of the island. Their extensive grounds offer private beaches, hammocks swaying over water, dining under the stars, a bar on the beach, and a warm staff!

Teachers: Inga Rouches and Diana Bonyhadi

Dates: April 8th – 15th, 2017


  • Single: $1928, (private room and bath)
  • Double: $1690, (queen/ and private bath)
  • Triple: $1571, (3 beds and private bath)

#4 EMBODY Bali Retreats with Cedar and Kara Sorensen

Choose from TWO 7-day Yoga & Wellness retreats in 2017:

Embody the Power of Transformation takes place in a renowned healing valley outside of Ubud. This is a luxurious, deeply healing immersion into wellness through yoga, AiChi, massage, self-care and more. The venue could not be more perfect for the work we do, or the local staff more supportive. You will leave feeling refreshed & renewed and ready to take on the next chapter of your life!

Embody Bali: Culture & Wellness takes place in the emerald green rice fields and valleys of Sideman, where you’re surrounded by rolling hilltops & volcanoes. You will enjoy daily yoga & AiChi and wellness practices, and have lots of opportunity to learn more about the Balinese Culture, with Balinese cooking classes, visits to temples, village walks. This retreat is made special as it is planned around the Balinese New Year celebrations, which include an big parade & celebration featuring “Ogo-Ogo sculptures” followed by a day of silence, when all machines, all buying & selling, all transportation is put to rest for 24 hours. What could better support a “retreat into being?”

Teachers: Cedar and Kara Sorensen


  • Embody the Power of Transformation: March 16-23
  • Embody Bali: Culture & Wellness: March 26 – April 2

Cost: $1,300-$2,000

#5 Bali Bhakti: Alchemy of Happiness with Silvia Mordini and Drishti Journeys

Explore the natural beauty and the transformative power of lovingkindness and feel how the rich, Balinese culture integrates these into all aspects of life. We will take time to experience the people, foods, beaches and ceremonies that make up the most unique aspects of Bali known as the “Island of Love.” We will enjoy traditional Balinese meals and dance performances, hike through the countryside, sing medicine songs and practice yoga together, while immersing ourselves in the warm sunshine.

Teachers: Reinier Voorwinde and Silvia Mordini

Dates: April 2-10, 2017


  • Own Lodging: $695
  • Triple Occupancy: $1595
  • Double Occupancy: $1895
  • Single Occupancy: $2400

#6 Greece Goddess Yoga Retreat with Holman Health Connections

Join Roy Holman & Liz Gross for this 7-days Greece Yoga Retreat taking place in the be the beautiful island of Lesvos. You also have an option of spending a day or two in Athens, and enjoy a 45 minute flight to our destination. Enjoy Yoga, Meditation, Kirtan, Healing, Hiking, Swimming.

Teachers: Roy Holman & Liz Gross of Holman Health Connections

Dates: June 3-10, 2017

Cost: $1,495

#7 PUGLIA: THE PLAY OF SHIVA & SHAKTI with Cosetta Romani & Ivo Grossi

Join Cosetta and Ivo for a 7 night experience in Puglia, Italy at La Rosa dei 4 Venti, a brilliantly restored 18th-century farmhouse. Immerse yourself in total peace and quiet. Puglia, the heel of Italy’s boot, rests between the Adriatic and Ionian Seas.

Teachers: Cosetta Romani and Ivo Grossi

Dates: June 24-July 1, 2017

Cost: $2,350

#8 Iceland Wellness and Yoga Retreat with Drishti Journeys and Emily Kasman

Join Founder Reinier Voorwinde and Yoga Teacher/Life Coach Emily Kasman for their third annual journey to the Land of Fire and Ice for a 7 day/6 night journey to this beautiful island in the Northern Atlantic ocean. We will be spending time in the dynamic capitol Reykjavik as well as exploring wonders of Mother Nature in Southern Iceland, including glaciers, waterfalls, geysers, black sand beaches while it is Northern Lights season as well. Enjoy daily yoga and meditation, luxury accommodations, transportation in Mercedes-Benz van, higher end restaurants and mind-blowing excursions are just a few examples of this delicious itinerary.

Teachers: Reinier Voorwinde and Yoga Teacher/Life Coach Emily Kasman

Dates: September 10-16, 2017


  • $2499 Double Occupancy (per person based on either one double or two single beds)
  • $2899 Single Occupancy (based on one double bed)
  • $500 non-refundable deposit secures a spot

#9 Experience India Yoga Retreat with Emily Iverson

Immerse your spirit in this amazing 14 days India yoga retreat with Seattle based yoga teacher Emily Iverson! Whether you’ve been many times, once, or never, India isn’t just a country to visit. She melts into your soul, the land herself breathes you in and opens you up to a deeper version of yourself. Part the veil between the worlds and experience the ancient practices of yoga and ceremony in India. Retreating away from your everyday life holds within it opportunities to reset, restore, and rest so that you may take stock of your year and set intentions for the year to come.

Teachers: Emily Iverson

Dates: October 1st 2017 – October 14th 2017


Early Bird Pricing (PIF before February 28, 2017):

  • Single Room: $1400
  • Double Room: $1200
  • Camping: $1000

Regular Pricing: (Registered after March 1, 2017)

  • Single Room: $1600
  • Double Room: $1400
  • Camping: $1200

#10 Guatemala Yoga Retreat on Lake Atitlan with Holman Health Connections

Join Roy Holman & Liz Gross for this 9 to 12 day yoga retreat in Guatemala. The theme of this retreat is Surrendering egoic mind to Heart / Divine Mind. We will discuss and offer teachings and exercises for surrendering our egoic mind to our Divine mind, from intellect to being, balancing head with heart. Guatemala, the land of eternal spring, is located on the southern border of Mexico. It is the only country in Central America that still has a largely Indian population, which still holds true to its Mayan culture, religion, costume, and community values. Lake Atitlan is located in the heart of the Guatemalan highlands. It is located just a short boat ride from Panajachel, a good town for shopping. The lake is spectacular, enchanting, and ringed with volcanoes, mountains and Indian villages. It’s an amazing place to sit and be still, while enjoying the stunning displays of light upon the water.

Teachers: Roy Holman and Liz Gross of Holman Health Connections

Dates: January 17th to January 25th/28th 2018


  • $1,595 includes: 8 night’s hotel, ground transport, classes, some meals, shaman ceremony, lake village visit.
  • $1,895 includes all the above and an extra 3-day Tikal trip including flight.

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