YOGANONYMOUS 2014 Essential Year End Yoga Retreat Guide

Summer is over; we're already feeling our muscles tensing and our breath shortening. You know what that means, it's time for a yoga retreat!

If you need an extra dose of vitamin D or you're looking to spend some more time with your toes in the sand, check out our picks for yoga retreats from now through the year's end below and speed dial your travel agent stat, you deserve it.

 

Bowman BrothersYOGASCAPES: Find Your Stride Yoga & Running Retreat When: October 25 - 26 Where: Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif. Who: Join Jason & Dylan Bowman for a weekend of yoga and trail running in beautiful Point Reyes. These brothers will lead you from your yoga mat to the trails of Point Reyes, encouraging you to live on the edge of your comfort zone. Enjoy local food and create a community bonded together by a desire to dream big. Learn more.

 

India retreat Sacred Pilgrimage to India With Amy Sullivan, Jenay Martin When: October 30 - November 8 Where: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India Who: Open your eyes to a beautiful culture, country and way of being. Sit among sadhus on the banks of the Holy River Ganga and have your ears drowned in the vibration of mantras as you walk down the street. Feel open and radiant from practicing yoga twice daily and meditating in the land of 1008 Gods. Spice up your life, your practice and your passport. Learn more.

 

Belize Belize Yoga Journey With Sarah Womer When: November 8 - 15 Where: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Who: Feel your toes sinking into the warm sand as the clear, blue waters of the ocean lap around your feet. Come along with Sarah as you explore the Northern side of Belize's largest island, Ambergris Caye in the city of San Pedro. Spend your days exploring Mayan sites around the jungle, enjoy an Ayurvedic cooking class and treat yourself to daily yoga and meditation practices. Learn more.

 

Screen Shot 2014-09-08 at 1.43.32 PM Yoga Journal LIVE! Florida When: November 13 - 17 Where: Hollywood, Fla. Who: Calling all yogis and athletes: This is the weekend to get your asana on. Enjoy a weekend of surfing, hiking, paddle boarding and more than 100 yoga classes from Seane Corn, Jason Crandell, Tiffany Cruikshank, Dharma Mittra, Shiva Rea, Kino Macgregor and much more. Read on.

 

2014CR-welcome New Year's Retreat to Costa Rica With Shiva Rea When: December 13 - January 3 Where: Nosara, Costa Rica Who: Awaken the power of the Winter Solstice - New Year with a transformational Living Flow retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica where the jungle meets the ocean. Nosara is a world-class surf spot and turtle reserve where the power of the warm, healing ocean cleanses and renews. Experience our “living flow ocean ashram” – our Costa Rica sanctuary for an amazing tribe of men and women, practitioners and teachers as Shiva and Demetri create a regenerative rhythm for each week’s journey. Read on.

 

Screen Shot 2014-09-08 at 2.27.29 PMJAMAICA Thanksgiving Retreat a Yoga + Art + Culture Safari With Micheline Berry, Joey Lugassy When: November 25 - 30 Where: St. Anne, Ocho Rios, Jamaica Who: Experience a yoga, art and culture safari to the Jamaican Bush with Micheline Berry, Joey Lugassy and local artists. You will immerse yourself in deeply nurturing Liquid Asana, Yoga + Art Journeys and Meditation with Micheline Berry to the evocative live music of singer/songwriter Joey Lugassy, while also encountering a RARE cultural immersion into the real Jamaica. Read more.

 

Screen Shot 2014-09-08 at 2.18.09 PMRoyal Rajasthan: Yoga, Meditation & Cultural Immersion With Nianna Bray When: January 3 - 11 Where: Rajasthan, India Who: Enjoy 9 nights of luxury travel in North India and experience Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Visit important sites and temples, eat delicious Northern Indian cuisine and stay at beautiful hotels with a view. Your trip will also include spa services, day pilgrimages, meditation and yoga. Read on.

 

New ZealandEpic Wellness Adventure: Yoga & Longevity with Peter Sterios When: November 28 - December 2 Where: New Zealand Who: On this retreat, join renowned yogi Peter Sterios for daily yoga, hike in New Zealand's World Heritage Parks, cleanse and nourish with vegetarian cuisine, enjoy Zen spas and daily massages, and focus on meditation and mindfulness. Read on.

Which retreat strikes your eye? What would your ideal yoga retreat be like? Let us know below!

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