Aurora is a Panamanian certified Vinyasa yoga instructor with a deep practice in both Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga. Aurora embodies a deep respect for the tradition and lineage of Yoga, which is experienced through her classes. Her classes are a blend of alignment based asana practice, spirituality, energy work, and meditation. Aurora has been able to share her knowledge in the US and Panama; in studios, private classes, public events, workshops, and retreats.
Cydney Tucker is a world traveler, certified yoga instructor and passionate New York based journalist with an M.A in Journalism from Columbia University. She received her E-RYT 200 HR Certification in (New York City, 2016) and has been an avid instructor ever since teaching at NYC studios including, The Studio, Shakktibarre and Yoga for the People. Eager to help others develop a mindfulness practice, Cydney is also the founder and CEO of Colors of Ohm, a non-profit organization working to bridge the gap between people of color and wellness opportunities through mindfulness workshops and yoga.
from United States, May 2018
"Perfect vacation, had a little bit of everything!"
I loved everything about this retreat. Had so much fun surfing on small non threatening waves, yoga everyday, snorkeling, boat rides, horses, biking, or just reading by the pool to name a few. Also I’m serious about food and the food here was amazing!! So delicious, fresh and healthy!
from United States, January 2018
"Loved everything about this retreat!!"
Accommodation was beautiful, food delicious, days were well planned and amazing people
Victoria Gordon New York
Santa Catalina Retreats website
I cannot speak highly enough about Santa Catalina Retreats. Earlier this spring my group and I (from NYC) were met with the open arms of Vickie and Sergio. Every part of the week was perfect— from the incredible surf instruction from legendary surf teacher/adventure guru, Lili, to stand up paddle boarding, to practicing yoga overlooking the lush and sprawling forests of Santa Catalina, and to sampling the local restaurants— this retreat was nothing short of amazing. Vickie and Sergio were “hosts with the mosts”, who made sure to go above and beyond in making us feel welcome and inspired. The magic of this place speaks for itself. Since returning from this rejuvenating, soul-reviving retreat, I have found a new passion in surfing, traveling, and spending as much time in nature as possible. You will not regret retreating with Santa Catalina!