2017 Yoga Retreat in Nicaragua - Restore Your Soul!

Feb 5 - 11, 2017
Group size: 10 - 18
2017 Yoga Retreat in Nicaragua - Restore Your Soul!

Feb 5 - 11, 2017
Group size: 10 - 18

About this trip

Enjoy a relaxing yoga retreat in Nicaragua with Global Family Travels, Tina Templeman and Melissa Longfellow, two of the Seattle area’s top yoga instructors! Rejuvenate daily with yoga classes overlooking the Pacific Ocean, guided intention-setting sessions, plenty of beach time, hike a local volcano, enjoy amazing food and options to, surf, SUP Yoga, and kayaking.

A highlight of this trip is our time with the women of the Earth Education Project, a non-profit organization that empowers women with the skills needed to integrate into Nicaraguan society and labor market. Relax, immerse yourself in nature, and become part of a global family community by giving back!

This yoga retreat in Nicaragua is for you if it's time to hit the reset button on your life, have fun in the sunshine and set your life on an even more purposeful path!

To give participants the opportunity to experience the beauty and culture of what Nicaragua has to offer, we have offered a mix of cultural activities interdispered with yoga. For the retreat, we have a suggested daily regime as follows:

7:30am Morning meditation or meditation walk

8:00 – 9:30 am 1.5 hour yoga class, including 20-minute intention-setting

9:30am Breakfast

11:00 – 1:30 Free time (optional surf session/lesson, massage, hike, etc.)

1:30 – 2:30 Lunch

2:30 – 5:00 Free time to Kayak or enjoy the beach

5:00 – 6:00 Afternoon yoga class (option for SUP Yoga class)

6:00 – 7:00 Guided Intention-setting session

7:30 – 8:30 DinnerAfter-dinner options:

• Yoga Nidra

• Inspired Breathwork class

What’s included

* 2 of the Seattle areas top Yoga instructors, Tina Templeman and Melissa Longfellow, who will lead daily yoga instruction, intention setting and meditation exercise
* Airport shuttles and all tour related transportation
*  7 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Chancletas Beach Hotel overlooking Pacific Ocean
* Daily herbal tea, fresh coconut water and mid-morning tropical fruit smoothie
* Daily meditation sessions and yoga classes led by experienced instructors.
* Tour excursions to Cosiguina Volcano, kayaking to Padre Ramos Reserve, and paddle boarding!
* An Earth Education Project (EEP) workshop, to see how the women turn recycled paper into beautiful pieces of jewelry. We will also practice meditation with these women!
* Activities in beautiful coastal Aserradoras 
* Free wifi

Not included

* Visa
* International flight with tax and fuel surcharge
* Alcohol beverages
* Gratuities for guides and drivers
* Personal expenses
* Travel Insurance
* Tips for guide and drivers

Before You Go

Much more than a traditional tour operator, Global Family Travels’ mission is to “Learn, Serve and Immerse,” using travel as a means to build cultural bridges and to foster global citizens. Expect to expand your family circle when you embark on a Global Family Travels trip! 

Global Family Travels believes that the most powerful way to learn is through first-hand experience. We let Nicaragua, and its people be your teachers, with support from us through supplemental reading lists, informal discussions, and a pre-trip orientation including expert insight on the culture and history, as well as helpful words and phrases to help you feel prepared and informed.

Learning themes unique to this tour include:

* Contemporary Traditions and Culture of Nicaragua
* Meditation techniques for practical applications on the cushion and on the road.
* Ecotourism and conversation in tropical rainforests

Available options


Arrive Managua
Day 1
Arrive Managua, the capitol city of Nicaragua. You will be greeted by your tour operator/driver and transferred to your hotel.