Nica Nirvana: A creative yoga retreat inspired by making and movement to support girls education

2 reviews
Feb 4 - 10, 2017
Group size: 6-10
Nica Nirvana: A creative yoga retreat inspired by making and movement to support girls education

2 reviews

Deposit: $300
Feb 4 - 10, 2017
Group size: 6-10

About this trip

Join Souljourn Yoga Foundation ( and Alma Retreats ( down in Nicaragua for a week of sweet sandy beaches, seva, inspired jewelry making with Elizabeth Vallenilla ( and invigorating yoga all in the spirit of supporting the Girls Home ( an organization that supports and houses girls who have been deemed “social orphans” due to distinctive circumstances and provide education, shelter, and care.

Our adventure will take place from February 4-10 and will not only be yoga retreat, but a journey of giving back to girls’ education with daily yoga and “making meditation” jewelry workshops. We begin our retreat with 3 nights of surf side lodging in San Juan Del Sur. The second portion of the trip will include 3 nights tucked into teepees and two opportunities to meet with the girls of the Girls Home, which will include a beading workshop and a playful yoga practice. Our trip will culminate on the back of a pick up truck journeying through coffee country.

What’s included

- Transportation to/from MGA airpor
- 3 nights accommodation at Seven Arrows Surf Lodge, Playa Maderas 
- 3 nights accommodation at HabitArte Yoga Sanctuary
 - 1-2 yoga classes a day 
- 3 jewelry workshops (all materials and tools will be provided) 
- 3 meals per day starting with dinner on February 4th and ending with breakfast on February 10th (pescatarian, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available) 
- Transportation to the highlands/coffee country in Miraflor 
- Guided hike through coffee country 
- $300 tax-deductible donation to the Girls Home 
- Donation towards the Mobile Library Bus Project, "El Libro Volador" 

Not included

- Round-trip Airfare: to Augusto C. Sandino International Airport, Managua, Nicaragua (MGA)
- Additional activities including massage, energy work, surf lessons, board rentals, horseback riding, catamaran ride out to sea, stand-up paddle boarding 

Available options

Single Room


Day 1
Welcome to Nica!
Our retreat begins at 3 pm after a scenic 2.5 hour drive from the airport to our rustic surf lodge, Seven Arrows. Welcome snacks will be provided upon arrival with the option to lunch by the beach, Playa Maderas, renowned for their delicious fish tacos. Opening ceremony will begin at 5 pm followed by a revitalizing yoga practice then dinner.


Your Organizer

Jordan Ashley
2 reviews
Founder of Souljourn Yoga Foundation (, a non-profit dedicated to raising money for girls education in developing countries through global yoga retreats and local events.


A wonderful experience with amazing people. I had the time of my life and can't wait for the next one. Souljourn is an awesome foundation and their retreats combined with the trip to girls home and education in Nicaragua made it truly unbelievable :)