7 Diverse Yoga Retreats in 2019 from Around the World – Which One Is Calling to You?

There’s nothing like traveling to a new place to shake up your outlook, relax, and truly pamper yourself!

Yoga retreats are known to be completely immersive in yoga and wellness, which is why they’re perfect for de-stressing and re-evaluating what’s important to you.

Attendees generally stay as a group in a venue that hosts everything from daily yoga classes to special excursions into the local community.

Unlike staying at a hotel, most yoga retreats offer the option to stay in a private room or a shared room with other retreat attendees.

There’s nothing like traveling to a new place to shake up your outlook, relax, and truly pamper yourself!

With a focus on nature, wellness, and cleansing your mind and body, yoga retreats impart a sense of peace, rejuvenation, and inspiration.

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Here Are 7 Yoga Retreats to Consider in 2019:

Book your flights, because you’ll definitely want to go to one of these yoga retreats this year!

1. Beach, Pray, Love

April 6 – 13, 2019 in Tulum, Mexico


Not your typical yoga retreat, get ready for Beach, Pray, Love. Be the only guests at 4-star boutique Shambala Petit hotel with its own private beach for 7 days, 6 nights.

Learn how to activate the law of attraction in your life and establish a deeper sense of self-love through workshops, yoga sessions, guided meditation and quality time with our group led by Dating Coach and international yoga instructor Jessica Smith and YouAligned.com founder Ashton August.
This all-inclusive retreat includes: daily yoga and meditation, Manifesting Love Workshop with Ashton August that integrates journaling, Law of Attraction and other tools from her book Learn. Grow. Shift., private consulting session with Jessica, and three delicious meals per day.
Did you miss this retreat? Jessica and Ashton are hosting their next retreat in Costa Rica October 2020! Contact Jessica directly for more details

2. Zuna Yoga 200-hr YTT Retreat

August 4 – 25, 2019 in Ubud, Bali

If you have a little more time and are interested in completing a 200-hour teacher training, consider the Zuna Yoga Teacher Training in Ubud, Bali.

August in Bali typically brings cooler breezes and a lush landscape making it a perfect tropical oasis. Unlimited coffee, tea and meals, course manual, accommodations, and airport transfer are included with the training, which takes place in an open-air yoga shala with rice field views.

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3. Gratitude Yoga Retreat

November 2 – 9, 2019 in Nosara, Costa Rica


The Gratitude Yoga Retreat is led by Marie Green and Dawn Ibis and takes place at Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort in Nosara, Costa Rica.

Enjoy two breezy, open-air yoga classes each day. There’s a more vigorous morning practice that includes instruction on chakras, meditation, and journaling, and a restorative practice in the afternoons. In your down time, head to the beaches at Playa Guiones for surfing or a gorgeous sun-soaked walk or run!

4. Annual Women’s Living Yoga Retreat

October 10-14, 2019 in San Luis Obispo, California

The Annual Women’s Living Yoga retreat is led by instructors Linda Baffa and Chelsea Rothert. And it incorporates breathwork, Yin, and Vinyasa flow yoga, and meditation classes.

This yoga retreat also includes vegetarian farm-to-table meals, poolside lounging, vision boarding and goal setting, a releasing ceremony and the option for massages and acupuncture! Linda and Chelsea teach students how to incorporate yoga into daily life as a tool for transformation.


5. Breathe Together In Iceland Yoga Adventure

November 17 – 23, 2019 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland Yoga Retreat with The Travel Yogi from The Travel Yogi on Vimeo.

If you’re excited about exploring and special excursions, this yoga retreat with Jennifer Prugh will be perfect for you. Bookend each day with a morning and evening yoga practice, and spend the rest of your time on guided tours that are already included in the price.

You’ll stay at both a luxury hotel and a country inn (each for three days) for a fully immersive Icelandic experience. Included are thrills like soaking in a jacuzzi as you watch the Northern Lights and exploring the Blue Lagoon.

6. Kripalu’s R&R Group Retreats

Various Dates Available in Stockbridge, Massachusetts

If you’re looking for a truly personalized yoga experience, visit the Kripalu Center For Yoga and Health. You can stay in a private room, bring friends and stay together, or get assigned roommates to make new friends!

With a full daily calendar of workshops and classes, you can essentially design your own retreat. From all types of yoga to sound meditation to guided hiking their schedule is full of wellness activities for everyone.

7. Escape Haven

December 3-19 in Bali, Indonesia


Dial it back in Bali’s sun-drenched paradise during Escape Haven. This luxury women’s retreat will melt all your tension away over seven days with yoga classes, surf lessons, wellness activities and unlimited spa treatments!

This tropical island retreat keeps you in reach of all the comforts of home, with air-conditioned villas, fresh cotton linens and custom spa products all while taking in the salty ocean breeze.


Yoga Retreats Help You Reset, Recharge, and Restore

Whether you’re looking for an immersive yoga retreat across the world or a quick weekend dose of yoga, relaxation, and camaraderie, you’re sure to find a trip that satisfies your needs. All of these experiences cater to students of different levels – from beginner to advanced.

The additional excursions and opportunities to relax make each retreat fully immersive. And they allow you to explore the local community while still encouraging relaxation and physical and mental wellness.

If you are in need of some time away for self-love and self-care, consider a yoga retreat as a gift to yourself to rest and rejuvenate!

Feeling a bit of wanderlust? Let us know where you’re traveling in 2019 in the comments below!

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Kara Beussink

Kara Beussink is a writer, runner, and proud University of Kansas graduate in New Jersey (but has called seven different states home!). She writes with the goal of empowering others to pursue their own healthy lifestyle and is a passionate advocate for maternal health issues. Follow her journey at KaraRuns.com!


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