CaribeYoga offers perfect yoga retreats in the Dominican Republic at their enchanting resort for yoga and nature lovers.
Yoga Retreats (8)
Austrian-born Carina had her first yoga experience at the age 16. She started practicing Hatha yoga before going on extended trips to Asia, which inspired her to take yoga to new and dynamic levels. Through her unique training, Carina’s classes are taking a very somatic approach, connecting the mind to the body and unraveling and unfolding all the layers of your being. You will practice flowing sequences with a strong focus on the breath and the dynamics in the body. You will chant, practice pranayama (breath work), and release what no longer serves you in deeply healing evening workshops.
Ruchama Bilenky is a certified yoga therapist and instructor who specializes in bringing the spiritual and physical benefits of yoga to diverse individuals and populations. She focuses on healing through yoga. She is certified in Phoenix Rising yoga therapy, Vinyasa yoga, Prenatal yoga, and Yin yoga. She is also a musician. She is inspired by music, travel, meditation, yoga, and chocolate. Think yoga isn't for you? Try a session with Ruchama and have your misconceptions dispelled!
Raj Akal (Lisa Marie)
Raj Akal has been following a yogic, holistic and spiritual path for more than 15 years. Following a traumatic life experience, she found yoga and immediately felt like she had tapped into a space that brought her home again. Feeling safety, self-love and a deep spiritual connection to yoga; Raj Akal began to expand her yogic devotion to meditation, Kundalini yoga, and Reiki healing.
Ashley started her personal yoga practice in 2013. A year later, in love with how it helped her physical, mental and emotional wellness she was enrolled in teacher training. With a background in fitness and health promotion and being a personal training specialist, she takes a very unconventional approach to wellness. As a movement educator, Ashley pulls inspiration from yoga, strength training, spontaneous dance parties, Pilates, and of course laughter.
Roman has been lighting up his classes in Canada with joyful exuberance. He is a faithful student of a Course in Miracles
Susan has started to take yoga teacher training over 14 years ago. She has been studied a true love of mine Ayurveda, a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing. Receiving her 500-hour Ayurveda Certification from the American Institute of Vedic Studies and traveling to India to study with Vedacharya David Frawley has been a blessing to her health, well being, and teaching.
Health and wellbeing have always been a passion of Julie’s and from the very first day, she began practicing yoga she knew it was to become her destiny. Originally from Britain, life took a sudden turn in 2014 and brought her to live in Miami, where she enrolled at the prestigious Corpo yoga studio and gained her RYS200 in Vinyasa teaching. As a business owner and mother of three, Julie draws on her incredible life experiences and cleverly creates ‘themed’ classes to help her students gain a better perspective on life.
Larissa is passionate about making Ashtanga yoga more mainstream and accessible to everyone. Through clever and subtle modifications, she is able to lead students slowly through postures without stress or injury. Whilst the ultimate purpose of the Ashtanga practice is a purification of the body and mind in preparation for meditation, Larissa’s students get to benefit from increased strength, flexibility, stress management, and inner peace. Her classes are ideal for beginners looking to learn a structure of poses and equally for those already immersed in this wonderful discipline.
Antonio is a meditation expert and an author and Co-founder of Absolute Sales Development, Inc. based in Miami. He brings a light-hearted and novel approach to a practice that many students struggle with. A devotee and longstanding student of meditation, he has a phenomenal understanding of the workings of the mind, and by helping students form a positive relationship with their thoughts, he can put them on the path to true health and happiness.
Jess began her yoga journey over 20 years ago and has had an almost daily practice for the last 6 years. She has studied traditional hatha yoga with David Goldring and ashtanga vinyasa and freestyle yoga with Mark Freeth of the Freestyle Yoga Company. In 2015 she went to Miami to study Budokon with Cameron Shayne and there completed her 200 hour Yoga Alliance registered teacher training. She has also studied with Katie Appleton and is a certified Pre and postnatal yoga teacher, and with Rainbow and Calm for Kids gaining 2 certificates for children’s yoga teaching. Jess opened and runs a busy o
Toronto-based instructor Ian Elliott is a living example of the benefits of mindful yoga and movement study. In his 15 years of practice, he has explored various postural, breathing and meditative techniques on a path of personal recovery from both physical and emotional trauma. He has been teaching dedicatedly since 2012, and currently shares his understanding via multiple group classes at several studios in his west-end neighbourhood, as well as offering private sessions in his home studio.
Leading retreats combines all of my favorite things: travel, yoga/fitness, adventure, and helping you realize you're capable, strong and worthy of creating anything you want in life. This thing's too short to spend it waiting for something to change. Let's explore the possibilities, play like kids and absorb the power of community. You're a part of the tribe already, we're waiting for you.
If I'm being honest this is what I've always wanted to do. It just took me way too long to figure it out! I love seeing the little lightbulb go on for people when they get a concept or that "Aha" moment when they realize that "Yes, you can" actually do that thing, whatever it is. Whether it's jumping off of a platform with a rope tied to your waist or helping someone find a way to see something from a different perspective and have a breakthrough this is my fire.
from United States, April 2019
The retreat owner was extremely accommodating, and so kind as was the entire staff
from United States, March 2019
"Breathtakingly Beautiful, Relaxing Yoga Vacation"
The location for the retreat was superb. The yoga shala boosted breathtaking views. The food was local and fresh. CaribeYoga catered to our every dietary need. The bungalows were perfectly clean. The staff was so accommodating. I would definitely come here again!
from United States, January 2019
The Samana OceanView was an excellent venue; the scenery and facilities were lovely. You stay in a little cottage with amazing views. The pool area is a main attraction; always well maintained with a tremendous outlook. The yoga studio is like none you've known - it looked out over the bay. We had great weather, which obviously helped. The food was healthy and delicious; they combined specific foods we'd asked for (our group had vegans, vegetarians, lactose intolerant people which were catered for well) with local foods.
The people were friendly and very accommodating; excellent service.
from United States, November 2018
"One week in Paradise"
Caribe Yoga in Samana is a perfect location to re-connect to yourself in a paradise-like environment: remotely located on top of a hill, surrounded by the dominican forest, with a breath-taking view on Samana bay, Joerg and his team found a perfect spot to build a wonderful resort. There are only few cabins embedded in an beautiful garden, a nice pool and a wonderful yoga room facing the ocean and the forest.
Lovely Larissa, Mark, all other yogis and everyone working there created a unique loving environment, and the chef delicious meals evey day. The yoga teachers Parisa and Alyssa inspired me to further explore yoga, improve my practice and re-connect to myself after a stressful time. Thank you all for this unforgettable vacation.