Past Retreats

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Oct 2021

Above Yoga + Yachting - Coastal Croatia

Croatia is truly one of the Mediterranean's last unspoiled gems. With the food reminiscent of Italy's best and stunning island paradises akin to their other neighbor Greece -- it's the perfect combination for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Croatia boasts more than 1200 islands plus vineyards, ancient villages and world-class restaurants, so there's truly no place better to explore via a private yacht. Our guests enjoyed an incredible week of practicing in a floating yoga studio, swimming in crystal clear waters and hiking to breathtaking views.

  • Guests enjoyed 2-3 daily yoga, journaling and meditation classes on the sun deck or in one of the yacht's many lounge areas.
  • Many guests chose to walk the world-famous walls of the old town of Dubrovnik - while others had a drink at the very Instagrammable cliff bar overlooking the Adriatic Sea.
  • Other popular destinations were the islands of Vis, Korcula and Hvar -- especially our swim stop in the secluded bays of Vis, a group wine tasting in Korcula and ample shopping in Hvar 
  • Guests enjoyed breakfast and a 3-4 course lunch daily on the boat, as well as a welcome dinner, Captain's Dinner (and dance party) and ample chances to eat at local restaurants in our ports.
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August 2021

Sunshine + Soulshine Retreat to Coastal Morocco

Our retreat guests enjoyed a week at a beachfront coastal retreat center near Agadir in southern Morocco. Inventive vegetarian food, unlimited local loose leaf tea, daily yoga and journaling sessions helped everyone enjoy a healthy and restful vacation. We countered that with several adventures off site such as:

  • Hike through the famed Paradise Valley -- and fresh crepes made mountainside
  • Visit to a women-run argan oil cooperative and garden tour where we enjoyed a traditional tea service
  • Day trip to the beautiful coastal town of Essaouira to shop markets filled with carpets, pottery and spices
  • Optional excursions for famed local surfing (ocean and sand dune versions!), beachside horseback riding, oceanfront massages and camel rides
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June 2021

Above Yoga in Paradise - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta offers ocean, mountain and river views as well as the charm of a classic Mexican village with some edge. Our retreat guests enjoyed our 3 level private villa decorated in a charming hacienda style in the ultra-hip "Zona Romantica" neighborhood.  


  • Guests enjoyed daily yoga classes and lots of free time to soak up the sun, whether on our private rooftop villa pool or while sampling fresh ceviche at the nearby beach.
  • Puerto Vallarta is a foodie paradise - between made-to-order Mexican breakfast specialties to private chef dinners in the villa to local restaurant meals that were equal parts dining and a show - our guests didn't go hungry on this retreat! 
  • Our chartered sunset sailing tour (complete with tropical cocktails and gourmet apps) was a highlight for many of our guests, as was our guided tour and incredible dining experience at the famed Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens.
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February 2020

Above Yoga in Charming Siem Reap, Cambodia

Retreat guests enjoyed a week at a garden oasis eco-boutique hotel tucked away from the bustling streets of Siem Reap, but just minutes away from the markets and nightlife of Pub Street. In addition to twice daily yoga classes in our private, roof-top space we also immersed ourselves in the culture through many excursions including:


  • Exhilarating tour of the several famous temples including Angkor Wat, a UNESCO world heritage site, and the largest religious monument in the world as well as the intricately detailed Banteay Srei and Ta Prohm, featured in the Tomb Raider movies
  • Guests got off the beaten tourist path with an amazing bike ride through the countryside of Cambodia as well as on a boat trip to meet the communities in self-contained  floating villages
  • Visit to a bustling local market, followed by a private Khmer (Cambodian) cooking class 
  • We also had the opportunity to visit the Spen Chreav Peacock Learning Center - a school for children in a local Cambodian village nearby to practice English and play games with the students.  Their village monks also honored us with a traditional water blessing ceremony as a portion of the proceeds from all of our guests trips were donated to the school.
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June 2019

Above Yoga + Wine in the South of France

Retreat guests spent a week among rolling vineyards and fields of lavender with views of the Pyrenees mountains in the far southeastern corner of France.  


This off-the-grid property relies on its own solar power, water source and much of the food is picked from the on-site garden. Every detail in the décor has been lovingly chosen + all the furniture is custom-built. 


  • In addition to daily yoga classes in breathtaking surrounds, the group had lots of downtime to nap, read and take a dip in the eco pool (between fun excursions and wine tastings).
  • One day was spent on excursion to Collioure, a coastal village on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea, we sipped champagne and checked out local shops and seaside restaurants 
  • Guided biking and hiking tours kept everyone’s appetites whet for magnificent homemade food with French touches and Asian influences - fresh and healthy vegetarian from the garden - including a mountaintop picnic after the bike ride! 
  • Another day we journeyed to Carcassone - the largest medieval fortification in Europe. After a guided immersive tour, we dined castle-side. 
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September 2018

Above Yoga on the Wild West Coast of Ireland

Retreat guests enjoyed a state-of-the-art practice facility and modern farmhouse accommodations set on 10 acres, looking out over Liscannor Bay and rolling green hills and farmlands. 


We were just a stones throw away from the world-famous Cliffs of Moher, creating a perfectly relaxing & nurturing environment.


  • Guests enjoyed daily yoga classes and several excursions to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Emerald Isle, its charming towns and the welcoming culture of the Irish people:
  • Exhilarating guided hike on the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher
  • Journey to the thriving  and lively city of Galway, with its charming pedestrian street in the Latin Quarter filled with shopping and pubs
  • Visit to the charming seaside village of Doolin
  • A boat cruise to the Aran Island of Inisheer and optional horse-drawn tour of the rocky countryside 
  • Time to enjoy traditional Irish music and a Guinness in a local pub
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October 2017

Above Yoga in Paradise - Tulum, Mexico

Retreat guests practiced in an ocean-front and open air yoga shala right on the white sandy beaches of unspoiled Tulum on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Waking in our casitas to the sunrise and taking a few steps in the sand to practice with the sound of the waves created a one-of-a-kind yoga retreat experience.


  • Guests enjoyed daily yoga classes and lots of free time to soak up the sun,
  • Guided tour of the famous Coba ruins, an ancient Mayan city on the Yucatán Peninsula
  • A dip in the startling blue waters of a cenote (open natural cave pool)
  • Three incredibly prepared fresh pescatarian meals a day with a Mexican twist 
  • On-site bikes to explore the many nearby small bohemian clothing and gift shops and vegan restaurants 
  • Unexpected bonus: we witnessed an amazing hatching of a baby sea turtle nest, locals helped us guide them to the ocean!