Find Your Ultimate Yoga Retreat—in Town or Around the World

From Costa Rica and Nepal to a cozy, heart-powered weekend right here in Portland, we've got your guide to the next season of yoga retreats.

By Allison Jones September 8, 2015

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Weekend Retreat in Hood River with Savonn Wyland of Sellwood Yoga (September 17-20) 

Enjoy 3 nights and 4 days of taking care of yourself at Sakura Ridge Farm and Lodge in Hood River, Oregon. Weekend highlights will include daily yoga classes, farm-fresh dinners, healthy breakfasts, hiking, and the opportunity to check out local wine tastings and art galleries. $595 for the full retreat includes yoga and MELT Method classes, luxury accommodations, most meals, and more. Full Details 

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Beginning Yoga: A Women-Only Exploration Into the Joy of Yoga at Breitenbush Hot Springs (

Explore the joys of yoga at the beginner level, surrounded by the serenity and beauty of the hot springs. If you've ever wanted to try a yoga retreat, worried that it wouldn't be level-appropriate, or didn't feel comfortable enough to consider it, this is for you! The retreat, starting at$198 plus lodging, includes plenty of level-appropriate classes, all-you-can eat vegetarian meals, plus time to relax, hike, nap, and soak in the healing waters. Full Details

Holiday Season Mini-Retreat with Amy Johnson at Yoga Shala (December 20)

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it is easy to become depleted. You are invited to retreat to Yoga Shala in order to recharge. This retreat will help you turn within to make peace with what arises, nourish yourself with the practices of gentle and restorative yoga, mindfulness meditation, and loving kindness meditation. According to the studio, "The retreat will be held in a container of silence and end with the opportunity to connect over tea." Childcare will even be available through Shalakids! $50/person, $75/couple, $30/students. Full Details
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Honey Heart Kids Yoga Winter Break Retreat (December 28-31 for ages 5-11, Monday-Thursday from 9 am-3 pm) 

Give your young yogis a break from the winter doldrums this holiday season! Students will practice yoga through songs, stories, outdoor walks, crafts, and games. Lessons focus on the 5 Yoga Calm® principles of Stillness, Listening, Grounding, Strength, and Community. Kids will celebrate the culmination of the week with a mindful snack and student-led yoga practice where parents are invited to join. Starting at $160 per child, email [email protected] for more details. 

Bhakti and Yoga: The Heart of Practice at Breitenbush (

Weave in the teachings of bhakti yoga, asana, and self-exploration surrounded by hot springs and forests. During this immersive weekend you'll be introduced to the philosophical essentials of bhakti yoga: hearing, chanting, and remembering God, while honing discipline and attention through the practices of physical yoga asana. Witness the weaving of these two classical paths of practice as a profound shift in consciousness. Full Details

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Journey to Nepal with Yoga Bhoga (April 27-May 10) 

Explore the ancient city of Kathmandu, volunteer in a small village, assist with earthquake relief, hike the Himalayas, stay with local families, and practice daily yoga. You will deepen your joy, gratitude, and human connection on this amazing adventure! Cost of this two-week adventure includes airport pick-up, all group ground transportation, 3 meals per day, daily yoga, guided meditation, 2 week’s accommodations, trekking guides and porters. Before Dec. 1 $2395, after $2595  (payment plans available, $200 non-refundable deposit reserves your spot) Full Details

...or with Hot Yoga for Life! (March 19-26)

Take a journey to Nepal with Hot Yoga For Life and Raj Patra to witness ancient traditions and practices of yoga on this rare adventure through Kathmandu where you will "touch the sky of spirituality, encounter sadhus, yogis, and lamas, visit World Heritage Sites, and witness life inside the Vajrayana monasteries and simple villages which preserve this ancient way of life." Hike up Himalayan trails above the clouds to ancient caves, and sit on the same boulder where Buddha himself once sat. Discover why Nepal is a constant source of inspiration for curious globetrotters and yogis. Proceeds from this trip go towards rebuilding Nepal. An all-inclusive price of $2195 includes accommodation for 7 nights at Hotel Vajra, transportation to and from airport, all yoga classes and lectures, all entrance fees to sites, all transportation to sites in air-conditioned coach, fees for guides, donations at holy sites, 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 7 dinners. For more information, call 206-992-9031.
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Jungle Love Costa Rica Retreat (January 2-10)

This retreat—celebrating its 10th anniversary—has become the stuff of lore and legend, with yoga lovers venturing far afield to the wild, off-grid jungles of the bio-diverse Osa Peninsula in Southwestern Costa Rica for 8 nights of pure, unimaginable joy. Retreat highlights include surfing , miles of unpopulated beaches, waterfall hikes and tree climbs, hammock-swinging and long languid afternoons with a book, and all the yoga you could possibly imagine. Prices start at $1525 and include lodging, all meals, and all yoga classes. Full Details

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Escape to Tulum, Mexico with YoYoYogis (February 27-March 5) 

An unforgettable week of laughter and love in Tulum, Mexico, where the tropical jungle meets the impossibly clear, turquoise waters of the Caribbean. The powdery white sand becomes your sanctuary for reflection and playground for release. During this transformational week you will experience yoga classes, meditation, Dhama talks rto help you create your moral compass, delicious food, discovery, adventure, and friendship. Prices start at $2000. Full Details
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