Weekend YOGA Retreat in paso robles california, NOVEMBER 7-10, 2019

Enjoy a weekend in a private hilltop home, situated on beautiful country land, just 20 minutes from San Luis Obispo and on the outskirts of the Paso Robles wine country. Our time will be spent practicing yoga daily, relaxing in the comforts of our hilltop home, enjoying the unspoiled views of the coastal hills, and nourish the body with healthy, incredible meals. Yoga will be lead by Alisha Welch, weaving in her expertise of yoga therapy, energy work and holistic health. We will be fed whole food meals that will embrace the local and seasonal foods. Other activities on the agenda include hiking, farmers market, wine-tasting and a dinner out at our favorite restaurant in town. Join us for a weekend full of all that feeds the soul, you will head home refreshed and satiated.



Yoga and Surf Retreat in Cabo Matapalo, Costa Rica on November 13-19, 2017

A retreat to a jungle lodge nestled between the mountains and the shore of Cabo Matapalo is where you will find peace, beauty, and more life than you’ve ever seen. This location is deep in the forest and remote enough for you see 4 different types of monkeys playing wildly in the trees around you , scarlet macaws flying above, toucans perched out your front door, not to mention the sounds you will hear, they will soothe your soul. This area is considered one of the most biologically diverse places on earth, according to National Geographic. Yoga is practiced in nature with an ocean view, this spacious deck overlooks the crystal blue waters of the Golfo Dulce and is  under the canopy of the rainforest. You will love this space and find that encourages you to practice deeper, connect with nature and go with the flow of tides. The l lodging includes 9 different accommodations tucked in along tropical paths all furnished with top quality mattresses, linens, lights, fan, and private bathrooms. Enjoy a relaxing day in the many hammocks or rockers around the property and listen to sweet sound of nature. 

All details can be found on the Mindful Balance Retreats website

Ojai Valley Spring Cleanse weekend Retreat on May 22-25, 2017

Ojai, has long been known as a destination for wellness and those seeking a spiritual life. People come from all over the world to this valley to leave the stress of big city life behind and settle into practices such as mediation, yoga, time in nature  and self-inquiry. It is a place known for having a strong energy, or vortex that encourages healing and transformation. Located in Southern California, just 45 minutes southeast of Santa Barbara this land was first settled by the Chumash Indians, whom practiced herbal medicine and has been dubbed the “Valley of the Moon”. With expansive views, scents of jasmine and sage, and numerous hiking trails through the Los Padres National Forest this getaway will be sure you to leave you rejuvenated.

All details can be found on the Mindful Balance Retreats website



Santa Teresa is located at the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. This quaint surfer/yogi town is off the beaten path. The retreat villas are surrounded by lush jungle, undisturbed coastline, and large open beaches.  A short walk from the villas lead to Playa Hermosa, an excellent beach for beginner and advanced surfers. Local and healthy meals are provided daily by a Costa Rican chef.  Sunrise meditation and daily morning yoga will offer a challenge and rejuvenation to enhance your vacation. Afternoons are open for surfing, exploring, or relaxing in a hammock.  Evenings offer amazing sunsets, perfect for meditation walks and yoga play on the beach, bonfires and stargazing!  


 Included in price:

  • Group transportation to and from San Jose Airport

  • Daily Yoga classes (plus guided meditation and techniques)

  • 3 delicious meals per day (Costa Rican coffee for breakfast)

  • 7 nights accommodations in comfortable Private Villas

All classes and activities are optional.  Accessible villas, adaptive yoga and surfing are available for those in a wheelchair



Not included in price:

  • Daily surfing instruction (additional $200 for week)

  • Extra excursions: deep sea fishing, zip-lining, quad rental, waterfall hike etc.

  • Airfare to San Jose International

  • First night stay at hotel in San Jose ($90)

  • Alcohol

  • Dining out

  • Spa Services

  • Tips


If you wish to pay by check, please contact Alisha HERE. Please include if you wish to share a room with others in the message.

Room options:

Family Garden Villa 3 (3 people 3 bed, 1 bath): $1450 each

Shared Garden Villa 2 (2 people 2 bed, 1 bath): $1600 each

Single Garden Villa (1 person 1 bed, 1 bath): $1950 each

November 2017 Dates TBA