3 Days Weekend Detox and Yoga Retreats in Caribbean

  • Casa De Campo, La Romana, Dominican Republic

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Caribbean Detox, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat

  • 2 days with instruction
  • Enjoy a customized holistic wellness program created for you by the team of qualified professionals. Immerse yourself in a tropical sanctuary with exquisite accommodations, spectacular natural surroundings, and stunning garden views. The retreat comprises of therapists and instructors to guide you throughout your entire journey in order to enhance your health and rejuvenate your body and soul.


    • 4 yoga sessions
    • Natural therapy treatments
    • Pranayama and meditation sessions
    • Daily meals meant to cleanse and alkalize the body
    • Wellness for the mind, body, and spirit
    • 2 nights accommodation


      • Instruction language: English
      • Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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    Holistic Holidays is held at Toque Holistico - a beautiful, beach-front center overlooking the ocean and providing direct access to the beach. The center has restrooms, air conditioning and fans, a pure water dispenser, natural teas, and yoga mats at your disposal. The front of the studio is made up of twelve meters of crystal clear windows, allowing you to soak in the amazing ocean views while you practice yoga and take part in your scheduled activities.

    In addition to the main class room where yoga, Aero / Acro yoga, Pilates, and meridian stretching classes take place, there are two fully-equipped therapy rooms to perform all the holistic healing treatments. Both rooms are decorated calmly, and provide private space and bathrooms for your relaxation and privacy.

    Engage in the holistic retreat with therapists and instructors who will guide you throughout your journey to enhance your health and rejuvenate your body and soul. A variety of carefully designed programs are made for wellness and relaxation purposes. These combine fitness, nutrition, and natural treatments depending on the health and preferences of each and every guest. All guests can enjoy the jacuzzi, sauna, swimming pool, and workout machines.

    Natural therapy treatments, pranayama, and meditation sessions, and yoga classes are the key highlights. Enjoy meals formulated to cleanse and alkalize the body. The program offers an overall wellness for the mind, body, and spirit.

    Hatha yoga

    In the language of sanskrit, ha means sun, and tha means moon. The practice of Hatha yoga is the unification of opposites - of the sun and the moon, of the body and the mind. Hatha is the physical component of yoga, practicing body poses or asanas, and the root of all other types of yoga. It’s a quiet, restful practice, incorporating mild physical exercises with breathing techniques, meditation, and relaxation.

    It allows the individual practicing to learn more about oneself, providing resources to resolve everyday situations, overcoming physical, mental, and emotional limits.

    Vinyasa yoga flow

    Vi means to go or to move, Nyasa means placing or planting. The union of these two words equals going through movement in coordination with the breath. Vinyasa yoga is derived from Hatha yoga. In this practice, sequences of postures are performed where one movement is harmonious and dynamically linked to the next through breath. It is a demanding practice that increases body heat, muscle strength and stimulates joint structures.

    Continuous sessions condition the body for further progress in practice, enhancing performance, strength, and self-efficacy. Vinyasa yoga resembles a moving meditation, increasing consciousness of the body, linking the interior and the exterior, and helping you understand that people are all one.

    Ashtanga yoga

    Ashtanga is a type of yoga based on a series of progressive positions (Vinyasa) synchronized with Ujjayi breathing. This type of breath builds an internal heat within the body, encouraging the body to sweat and detoxify the muscles and organs. Practiced in dynamic and coordinated movements, the Asanas and the breathing techniques aim to purify the body emotionally, physically, and mentally.

    The literal translation of Ashtanga yoga means eight-limbed yoga and follows the eight ancient spiritual pathways to internal purification: yama (moral codes), niyama (self-purification and study), asana (posture), pranayama (control of breath), pratyahara (control of the senses), dhahran (concentration), dhyana (meditation), and samadhi (absorption into the universal self).

    Aero yoga

    In Aero Yoga, you perform traditional (as well as non-traditional) yoga movements while suspended from a safe and strong swing. The swing facilitates movement of the body and allows positions to be done in a smooth and controlled manner, helping to gain a better understanding of our body and its limitations. Aero yoga benefits the whole body. Muscles, joints, spine, and posture, are utilized as you gain strength and flexibility.

    Working without the resistance of gravity provides a lifting effect; meanwhile, the swing provides a sense of liberation and creativity. It is a rejuvenating and detoxifying experience that can improve your internal health.

    Stretching of the meridians

    Based on traditional Chinese medicine, these simple stretches stimulate the body, facilitate organ functions, and increase energy. It is, in itself, an exercise and therapy. While stretching the body, you are deeply working the meridians, which are energy pathways that lead life to your cells throughout the body.The practice promotes blood supply to the muscles, improving their tone, and unlocks contractions and stress leading to relaxation.

    Meridian stretching helps to eliminate excessive muscular tension and causes a pleasant feeling of expansion throughout the body. This improves joint mobility and body awareness, and reduces the risk of injury.

    Five Tibetans of rejuvenation

    These are a group of exercises that, if done daily, can act as an excellent anti-age tool. The origin of these exercises is ancient, yet they have prevailed through time and are utilized in several cultures cultures. Practicing the five rites, a treasure from Eastern wisdom, is one of the ways by which any human being can start to develop their internal elixir or as the ancient Taoist alchemists used to call it, the greatness of your soul.

    • Davide Sciortino

      David has always been convinced that his way was to help people find their own external and internal balance, although at first he did not know how. After high school, he looked for a new way to study, where he could find the tools to better understand himself and people around him. Naturopathy has been a revelation to Davide. His life changed and he knew that this was his path and there was no turning back. But he found his real passion in shiatsu (master of the school of naturopathy).

    • Maria Testillano

      AeroYoga International School Madrid - Spain Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Aerial Yoga)

      Centro de Yoga Integral Satyananda - Dominican Republic Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Integral Yoga)

      International School of Yoga Madrid - Spain Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Hatha Yoga)

      Since Maria was a little girl, equality between people was a matter of vital importance for her. Being able to help the unprivileged has always been the best satisfaction she could get from life. In order to achieve this goal, Maria studied law, embracing the rights of the less privileged. Maria traveled the world, owned a business, but especially and above all, her greatest interest was the human being and his minimum health and wellness conditions. This feeling gets stronger each day and turned Maria to the techniques that accompany her today on her way as a therapist and yoga instructor.

    This yoga and detox retreat will take place in Bávaro-Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, where you will be surrounded by beautiful natural beaches and pristine waters.

    • Hiking
    • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
    • Mountain biking
    • Sauna
    • Swimming pool
    • Air-conditioned rooms
    • Beach
    • Yoga studio

    Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are formulated to cleanse and alkalize the body.

    For the weekend detox, a choice between two food programs is offered.

    Raw diet

    This consists of crude vegetables, seeds, fruits, and sprouts - all fresh and healthy.

    Juice therapy

    This is offered as part of the special detoxification program, and comprises of a nutritional plan fortified with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fibers that promote internal cleansing and healing.

    The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

    • Raw food
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
    • Horse riding
    • Mandala panting
    • Mantra recital
    • Mountain hiking
    • Paddle yoga
    • Sun gazing
    • Surfing
    • Snorkeling

    Heal your body through natural therapies and massages. Balance your energy to help relieve physical and emotional symptoms of an illness. A number of such treatments and therapies are offered at Toque Holistico.

    Psychosomatic Shiatsu

    A treatment from traditional Chinese medicine that consists of finger pressure on energy lines called meridians in order to harmonize the flow of energy.

    Applied kinesiology

    Technique that obtains neurological information through muscle testing, to solve the conflict from its source. Bach flowers are also used for treatment.

    Deep tissue massage

    An intensive therapy that strengthens physical defenses by countering the stress levels experienced by cells and releasing tension in the whole body.

    Polarity therapy

    This is a technique that works with the energy of the five elements of nature in the body, releasing blockages with a few simple and efficient touches.

    Structural activator

    This technique solves joint injuries, postural problems and contractions. It works on the root of all these aches, the spine.

    Foot reflexology

    Stimulation of the reflex points on the soles of the feet, that are connected with different parts of the body, regulating their operation.


    A natural and gentle procedure with stimulation of the auricle of the external ear to balance health conditions in other parts of the body.

    Chinese moxibustion

    Healing therapy that works by warming certain acupuncture points with a cigar-shaped sagebrush stick that stimulates these points by activating their physical and energetic properties.

    Body scrubs

    Body scrubs provide deep exfoliation for the whole skin. Preparations of fresh, natural ingredients are applied in an upward circular motion to cleanse while improving the circulation of the epidermis. The smooth friction of the exfoliating scrub enables the properties of its ingredients to penetrate the skin, providing smoothness, hydration, radiance, and a pure, natural boost of antioxidants. Two different exfoliant treatments are offered - epson salts, and citrus and passion fruit.

    Body wraps

    The skin is the largest and fastest growing organ in our body with an approximate area of two square meters. These tissues not only protect from external invaders, but also assist in insulating and cooling the body, provide the wonder of tactile sensation, and absorb approximately 60 percent of what is applied to it.

    Because of this high absorption rate, it is essential to pamper and nurture the skin while cleansing and detoxifying the body, providing it with organic nutrients that the body needs. A variety of therapeutic wraps are offered by including wraps with choco, clay, oat, and honey.

    • 2 nights accommodation
    • Activities in nature
    • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, formulated to cleanse and alkalize the body
    • Natural therapies to restore equilibrium
    • Personalized treatments, ensured by small group sizes
    • Time for contemplation, meditation, and relaxation
    • Yoga and other disciplines, designed to connect body, mind, and spirit
    • Airline ticket
    • Airport taxes on arrival and departure from the Dominican Republic
    • Excess baggage
    • Extras of any kind or expenses not properly specified in the services included
    • International health insurance
    • Passport processing fees
    • Tickets to national parks, nature or wildlife reserves
    • Tips to guides, drivers, etc.
    • Transfers out of the activities included in the package
    • Visa costs

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Punta Cana Airport (PUJ).


    • Review by Maria from Wolfville, Canada

      "Maria is an amazing (applied kinesology) healer. My partner and I both went to her a year ago when we were here and she was nothing short of amazing at diagnosing issues and her Bach flower remedy proved to be an excellent remedy for both of us. We both had such great success with her that this year we went again. She was, if anything, more amazing. In one visit she got at fundamental issues that other practitioners hadn't solved in dozens of visits. Our experiences couldn't be better."

      "The yoga classes are also great, both Maria and David were excellent teachers (Davide's work can be subtle but give it a try, it is more profound than I expected). I missed taking a class from the other teacher but what I caught looked excellent too. The week pass is a bargain."

      "This place is a treasure, not to be missed."

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    • Review by Laura

      "I both took yoga classes and got a massage. Very professional environment, nice energy, beautiful view of the ocean!"

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    • Review by Kimberley from Sunderland, Maryland

      "if you want to truly have a relaxing vacation experience, you have got to visit Toque Holistico! Davide and Maria are absolutely Wonderful. They picked us up and brought us to the studio where we were greeted with an amazing view of the ocean, fresh fruit and an delicious assortment of teas. We immediately felt welcomed with their warm hospitality. We had booked a private session consisting of three different types of yogic techniques consisting of hatha, meridian and aero. What an enlightening experience! This is by far the best way to enjoy some time to relax! Highly recommend!!!"

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    • Review by Frankie

      "Took several different classes with Uri, David and Maria. Personalized and professional instruction from each one! A nice sunrise service and classes Friday and Saturday would be a nice addition!"

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    • Review by Janeb from Canada

      "I attended the 3 part yoga retreat and loved every minute of it. Maria and Davide are two of the kindest people you will ever meet. I am a 57 year old woman who loves yoga but has trouble to let go when trying new things. They were both so awesome leading me through the practice. I so want to go back now that i know with their guidance it can lead to an awesome practice. The studio is so lovely by the ocean. Super clean and welcoming. They serve the nicest fruit and delicious tea. Treat yourself to one of their classes, you won't be disappointed. I want to give a special mention to one of their teachers who teaches at Zoetry Punta Cana five times a week. Ashley was the one who suggested the retreat and was so awesome as a yoga teacher that it made me want to go to the retreat. Ashley is a great representative for your company."

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    • Review by Gill from Bavaro, Dominican Republic

      "Toque Holistico has the best ambiance of any yoga studio I have ever been in. Just imagine laying on your mat listening to the crashing waves and smelling salt in the air. It really is incredible. The huge windows are left open during class and the ocean breeze fills the room. "


      "The owners of the studio and the instructors are so welcoming and professional. It is clear that they put their hearts and souls in to making the experience inclusive and positive for all yogis. After travelling solo for a month I was really craving community and some serious healing. Toque Holistico helped me restore my body and mind. I am so thankful I went to the studio."

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    • Review by Catherine from New York, United States

      "Incredibly amazing. The most blissful and peaceful yoga/massage we have ever done. I am a 4 year yogi, and this was by far the best. Maria and Davide are phenomenal. I would recommended to anyone."

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    • Review by Montserrat from Dominican Republic

      "I have back problems because of the stress of my work. I decided to go to the "aeroyoga retreat" and after the retreat my body and my mind were other. I recover all my energy and my peace, recommended to repeat."

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    • Review by Kristal C. from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

      "I am amazed. Not only by the center, but by its founders and classes. What they offer here is truly life changing. Eight months ago I went to my first class and I have not stopped since. They offer an array of different classes and seminars. I couldn't decide which I wanted more so I decide to try them all! I spend anywhere from two to three hours a day here and all I can say is it has drastically and holistically changed my life, my being, my sense of self, and my perspective on life. From yoga to stretching, shiatsu, aero Pilates, aero fitness and aero yoga. I have been able to get in shape mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. I have grown as a person and I no longer have difficulty sleeping, I no longer feel stressed at work and I feel more concentrated and empowered in all aspects of life. I highly recommend this place. With its ocean front view and serene wave sounds, you can truly lose yourself and find yourself all at the same time."

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    • Review by Marina T. from London, UK

      "What an amazing surprise to find Toque Holistico just beside my hotel! I had the opportunity to attend the aero yoga and gentle yoga classes and also, the 3-hour retreat conducted by lovely and knowledgeable instructors. Such a peaceful environment facing the Caribbean Sea. Many thanks, Maria and Davide, for making my stay in Punta Cana so special and full of good energy!"

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    • Review by Maria S. from Frankfurt, Germany

      "Really great experience, fantastic view, and really good teachers. I will recommend more classes on the weekend! And please do some more propaganda. I would like to come back one day."

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