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Passion & Purpose: Baja New Year’s Retreat

Dec 28th-Jan 4th

Honor your year’s end transition as you step out of routine and onto the beach. Whether you need to relax and unwind or adventure and explore, this retreat is your chance to do just that. Join me in Baja. Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean—awaken your hopes and dreams for your future.


Your schedule is spacious, with time to relax and unwind OR to explore the beach and adventure in beautiful Baja. Your trip includes twice daily yoga practices (to include alignment based Vinyasa, Yin, Yoga Nidra and more), an ocean kayaking and snorkeling excursion, and ample time to explore the beautiful beach and surrounding area. Nestled mid-week is a two-part workshop to help you glean lessons your want to carry with you from 2019 and to clear your best path forward into 2020 and beyond.


Add to your trip with optional excursions like surfing, horseback riding or whale watching, or take a day trip to explore the quaint artistic village of Todos Santos or the vibrant and festive Cabo San Lucas. Or stay put and take a class from our retreat center’s fabulous cook.


Retreat includes three daily gourmet vegetarian meals, transportation to and from Cabo San Lucas, yoga and workshop. Combine passion with your purpose and set your course for a new decade.

North India Retreat, March 13th-22nd, 2020

North India Retreat will be led by Gioconda Parker, Sarah Martin and Amara Risa. you will experience the depth and traditions of holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh. After being nourished in the Himalayas, we will head to the Thar Desert of Rajasthan and it’s sweeping landscapes. You’ll have space for peace and contemplation with opportunities to practice yoga asana, with guided meditation and the healing practices of Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra offered throughout the retreat as well.

We will begin in Delhi and then journey to Haridwar, which means “Gateway of God”. According to legend, it was here where Lord Shiva released the mighty river and Goddess Ganga (Ganges) from the locks of his hair. Haridwar is where this river, after flowing for 157 mi from its source at the edge of the Gangotri Glacier, enters the plains from the mountains for the first time. We will then journey to Rishikesh.

Full Details and registration at LiveAlive Adventures

Sacred Valley, Peru

May 1st-8th, 2020

Come experience the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the spiritual heart of Peru. Wake up each morning at the base of majestic mountains views, steps away from a beautiful waterfall and surrounded by gardens of flowers and native herbs.
Morning yoga classes with Gioconda will prepare you for the days activities and adventures including native cleansing and healing ceremonies, explorations of the Moray ruins, Pisaq market and a full day trip to Machu Picchu. Afternoon and evening yoga sessions will assist in the integration of your experiences.


Housing, meals and group excursions are all included. Meals are prepared with ingredients from the gardens and local organic farms and care is taken in every detail from the group dining room, outdoor spaces and Chakra rooms.


We have 10 available rooms for this week. Please reserve early. Payment plans are available.