Past Workshops and Yoga Retreats

Yoga retreats and wellness workshops are some of our favorite groups to host at Playa Viva. Click on the links below for more information on the individual workshops and yoga retreats. If you have a favorite teacher or topic, please let us know, send them our way, or contact us about scheduling your own special event.

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The Winter Reset: A Wellness Retreat with Sharon Armstrong

February 22 – 27, 2020

A seasonal reset with Sharon Armstrong as she led us in a retreat of wellness and renewal.

Vinyasa Flow in Mexico

with Vinnie Marino

February 28 – March 5, 2020

Vinnie Marino’s fun retreat focusing on the vinyasa flow. Vinnie’s classes are a creative and surprising blend of his offbeat personality and classic-rock taste mixed with challenging sequencing and a strong focus on alignment.

Living in Gratitude

with Karyn Stillwell

March 6 – 12, 2020

Guests savored a week of life’s simplest and best pleasures with Karyn Stillwell while cultivating a deep sense of gratitude for the Earth and each other.

Body, Ocean, and Eros: An Eco-Sensuality Immersion with Stefana Serafina

March 29 – April 2, 2020

Five days at the unforgettable Playa Viva regenerative eco–center with Stefana Serefina for the restorative practice and experience of eco-sensuality—a deepened and healing embodied intimacy with ocean, land, self, and one another.

Reiki Training Retreat: Activate the Healer Within with Jessica Mahler

April 4 – 11, 2020

Jessica Mahler led a magical week on how to channel Reiki energy to bring more love into the world, expand your intuitive potential and heal through space and time.

Playa Viva Retreat with Fallon Lev

February 15 – 20, 2020

Fallon and her tribe: Five days of yoga, rediscovering self, and connecting with nature through swimming in warm water, releasing baby sea turtles at sunrise, and moving and breathing between the mountains and the sea.

Personal Growth Retreat

February 1 – 8, 2020

Jake and Hannah Eagle returned to Playa Viva to lead their retreat that focuses on personal growth and communication.

Disconnect to Reconnect with Michelle Lloyd

January 26 – 31, 2020

Michelle Lloyd joined us again for her 3rd annual Disconnect to Reconnect retreat—a relaxing week of therapeutic yoga and massage.

New Year – New You with Alina Goryachikh

and Wally Leland

January 20 – 25, 2020

This yoga and wellness retreat was created for reset and recharge after the holiday season madness. Attendees got their bodies and minds ready to achieve their goals and keep up with New Year’s resolutions.

Mexico Retreat with

Carolyn Cohen and Britta Rael

January 16 – 20, 2020

Carolyn and Britta brought a week of music movement and meditation to ring in the new year.

Therapeutic Self-Care with Irina Nosova

January 11 – 15, 2020

Guests spent a week learning to heal and take care of their bodies under the expert guidance of Irina Nosova.

New Year’s Yoga Journey with Ulrika Engman 

January 5 – 11, 2020

Setting intentions and beginning your new year was the focus on this New Year’s yoga retreat with Ulrika Engman.

Yin Healings with Caroline Abdul-Hamid

November 16 – 23, 2019

Caroline Abdul-Hamid brought us a Yin Yoga retreat for French and English Speakers.

Om Away From Home with Katie O’Connell

November 9 – 16, 2019

Katie O’Connell is an accomplished yoga teacher with over a decade of experience training students and teachers alike. She graced us with a week-long yoga retreat.

Personal and Professional Transformational with Isabelle Tierney, and Dainella Nartker 

November 5 – 9, 2019

Isabelle and Dainella brought their special blend of Personal & Professional Transformational retreat to help you embody and expand into your leadership to live a life you love.

Gratitude Retreat with Mariana Sakar

November 1 – 5, 2019

Mariana Sakar curated and led a Spanish-speaking yoga retreat focusing on gratitude. 

Mexico retreat with Hilda Castillo 

October 22 – 26, 2019

Hilda’s week of yoga and immersion in nature.

Escape to Rejuvenate with Jody Hahn,

and Laura Cohen

October 14 – 19, 2019

Jody and Laura invited you to leave the hustle and bustle behind for a week of deep relaxation.

Body Flows with Sally Mitchell

October 8 – 12, 2019

Sally Mitchell brought us a retreat filled with yoga, meditation, essential oils, and chakra balancing.

The Dawn Project with Ana Mendez

Jun 12 – 16, 2019

Ana Mendez brought The Dawn Project to Playa Viva for the third time: yoga, meditation, cooking, and for relaxation.

Summer Sol Retreat with Katie Jacobson and Anne-Lauren Graham

June 5 – 9, 2019

Attendees joined Katie Jacobson and Anne-Lauren Graham for a week of meditation, and mindful movement. Anne-Lauren has been leading retreats for over 10 years all over the world and Playa Viva is her favorite Oasis for a retreat.

Playa Viva Yoga Retreat with Erika Ruiz

and Alicia Tillman

May 1 – 5, 2019

Erika Ruiz and Alicia Tillman hosted a Spring retreat with lots of rejuvenating adventures planned.

Photography Retreat with Tiny Atlas and Regenerative Resorts

April 25 – 29, 2019

Tiny Atlas and Regenerative Resorts came together to bring guests a special retreat filled with yoga, adventure, and the opportunity to learn how to capture the beauty of their vacation from professional photographers.

Wanderer Retreat with Elizabeth Vecchio

April 20 – 25, 2019

A trip to Playa Viva for a week of yoga, meditation, and Thai massage with Elizabeth Vecchio. 

Bala Yoga Mexico Retreat with Adam Hawes

April 14 – 20, 2019

Adam Hawes and Bala Yoga brought you a week of transformational workshops, yoga, and meditation.

Viva la Vida with Laura Ahrens

March 23 – 30, 2019

Laura Ahrens led a week long yoga-intensive retreat. Practice yoga this retreat will encourage participants to hone the tool of standing strongly in themselves in order to come back to the helm of their own lives.

Living in Gratitude with Karyn Stillwell

March 8 – 14, 2019

Guests joined Karyn Stillwell in savoring a week of life’s simplest and best pleasures while cultivating a deep sense of gratitude for the Earth and each other.

5 Elements Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat

with Kameko Shibata

February 28 – March 5, 2019

Kameko was honored to invite guests to Playa Viva for the 5th Annual 5 Elements Yoga + Ayurveda Retreat. They eembarked on an off-grid beachside 5-night, 6-day journey in the art of nourishment!

Winter Reset with Sharon Armstrong

February 23 – 28, 2019

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” Lovers of travel, nature, connection, growth, and self-discovery furthered their yoga practice on this Reset.

Welcome to paradise with Fallon Lev

February 23 – 27, 2019

Attendees joined Fallon and her tribe for 5 days of yoga, rediscovering self, and connecting with nature through surfing, warm water, releasing baby sea turtles at sunrise, and moving and breathing between the mountains and the sea.

Restore, Relax, Rejuvenate with

Michelle Cordero 

February 17 – 23, 2019

Michelle Cordero invited you to treat yourself deep nourishment through yoga, meditation, and immersion in nature.

Couples Retreat with Anjuli Mahendra

& Alok Rocheleau

February 11 – 16, 2019

Guests joined Alok and Anjuli for a rejuvenating Valentine’s retreat. Imagine spending a magical week cultivating effortless, heart-opening practices to revitalize and nourish your relationship to yourself and your partner. Some of the lasting benefits they came away with were more flexibility, joy, intimacy, and confidence.

Thrilled to BE Alive with Jake and Hannah Eagle

February 2-9, 2019

Jake and Hannah brought you a unique week-long retreat where you learned to communicate in profound new ways, and refocused your personal work in the celebrations of being alive.

Disconnect to Reconnect with Michelle Lloyd

January 26 – 31, 2019

Guests began their year by resetting at Playa Viva. They joined Michelle Lloyd for a relaxing week of therapeutic yoga and massage.

Guacamole, Grounding, and Gratitude

January 18 – 22, 2019

Attendees joined Margi for a long weekend yoga retreat.

Yoga Journey to Playa Viva with Ulrika Engman

January 12 – 18, 2019

The new year was rung in with grace on this retreat with Ulrika Engman.

Union, Serenity, Transformation with

Marc and Mona Fortin

January 5-12, 2019

Guests joined brother and sister Marc and Mona Fortin for a restorative week of yoga, Qigong, and healing arts. 

  • 2018

Donovan Yoga and Wellness Retreat

with Andi & Special Guests

November 10-16, 2018

Donovan Yoga brought their special blend of yoga, fitness, mindfulness and play back to Playa Viva.

Yin & Yang Yoga in Mexico with Erika Chau and Beth Prandini

November 2-6, 2018

Guests joined Erika Chau & Beth Prandini on their 2018 retreat as they guided us through the yin and yang of yoga practice.

The Dawn Project with Ana Méndez and Martha Sierra

October 17-21, 2018

The Dawn project welcomed you for a week of nurturing your body mind and soul, through yoga, cooking classes, meditation, and time to relax in the splendor of nature.

Bliss Yoga Retreat

July 11-15, 2018

We invited you to be part of this exceptional adventure, to join us on a great life experience through the practice of yoga and a healthy lifestyle. This retreat supported Mexico’s tourism, ecological and sustainable tourism so we reconnected with nature, with our planet and with our own selves.

Aerial Yoga Retreat

July 3-8, 2018

Nadi Girl Ayurveda and Skytopia Aerial Arts combined the forces of yoga and aerial arts to provide a unique experience appropriate for yogis and aerialists of all levels.

Yoga + Ayurveda: 200/300 hr Teacher Training

June 9-30, 2018

Attendees joined Kameko Shibata, ERYT-500, and David Moreno, RYT-500, for a unique 200-hour teacher training immersion rooted in the ancient teachings of Ayurveda.

Rest & Renew in Mexico over Memorial Day Weekend with Joan Hyman

May 25-29, 2018

Guests soaked up the tranquility of nature and delved into yoga practice with Joan over Memorial day weekend. They escaped from the daily stresses of life and enjoyed the quietness of Playa Viva with yoga and meditation.

Spirit Woman Retreat with Rebecca Niziol

May 13-20, 2018

Attendees joined for this unforgettable week-long spiritual retreat hosted by Rebecca Niziol, where they found a resting place for each individual’s soul.

Interested in hosting a workshop or retreat at Playa Viva?

Whether you are leading yoga retreats or just want to attend one, Playa Viva can help restore vitality, energy, and focus to your life.

To learn more about Playa Viva and our yoga retreats please call (800) 397-6093

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