Summerwind's distinctive beach homes provide a relaxed, unforgettable, culinary, and yoga retreat experience.
Yoga Retreats (1)
Melissa cultivated her unique, interdisciplinary approach to yoga at the Nosara Yoga Institute of Costa Rica where she earned her 200 and 500-hr teaching credentials under the instruction of Brahmanand and Amba Stapleton. Her experiential style of teaching is fueled by an insatiable curiosity, a love of biomechanics, and a belief that one’s direct experience is the ultimate authority in yoga and in life. With a passion for making yoga accessible to everyone, she holds space for the miraculous and meets people where they are. Melissa teaches a playful, dynamic vinyasa.
Heather Del Castillo
Heather is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, and the owner of The Clean Bar - a smoothie + Paleo food pop-up vendor. Heather also provides healthy living class seminars as well as wellness workshops. Heather is passionate about detoxing the home, utilizing clean products in cooking and hygiene, and optimizing health in all facets of life.
Amanda, born and raised in the Panhandle. Mom, wife and is passionate about health and wellness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and a 200-hour Certified Ashtanga Yoga Instructor. To express her love for holistic health, she opened a mobile pop-up green juice and superfood smoothie bar. She loves sharing her healthy drinks with the community.
Valentyna’s love for movement was developed in childhood when she started dance classes. Dancing encouraged her to start yoga practice in 2013 by watching videos online. Valentyna started taking public yoga classes when she moved from Ukraine to the USA. In 2017 she became a certified yoga instructor through Laura Tyree and “Dragonfly Yoga Studies”. She continued her education by taking modules from “The Art of Effective Teaching” training hosted by Melissa Shalongo and other teachers from across the country.
from United States, May 2019
"Beautiful location, great experience!"
I did this yoga retreat by myself in April. I knew I would meet some wonderful ladies here and I was right! The home was really nice, the beach was beautiful, the yoga was relaxing and also a great workout, and the food was fantastic! I want to come back again, whether by myself or with a friend!
from United States, October 2018
What a fantastic time with some wonderful ladies! The weekend was full of fun in the sun, daily morning yoga, and delicious healthy meals, and new friendships. It was a great way to relax, destress, and recharge!
from United States, September 2018
"Unforgettable Experience! "
Location is ideal for shopping and beach. Accommodations were impeccable. Felt right at home surrounded with all the comforts. Excellent warm experience from Summerwind host, knowledgeable experienced Yoga instructor and deliciously prepared nutritious meals by our gracious
from United States, April 2018
The accommodations were amazing! Everyone involved was super helpful and made every as wonderful as possible. I live in South Florida but Destin is the most beautiful beach I have been to!
from United States, April 2018
Kristalynn was a wonderful welcoming host. Chef Sue Shattuck surpised my palate and gave great insight on the food eat. Yoga Instructor Melissa Sholango made me feel centered every morning. The other ladies, the beach, and fun activities all were the icing on the cake.