Happy New You!
Panama Yoga Retreat with Ewa and Valentina
Sansara Resort & Spa, Dec 28, 2016 – Jan 3, 2017
We are thrilled to announce our fourth yoga retreat: Described as the embodiment of luxury zen, Sansara is located on a stunning surf beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean, surrounded by tropical mountains in the remote southernmost tip of Panama.
Join us for sunrise and sunset yoga with a breathtakingly beautiful view: Vinyasa flow with Ewa and alignment based yoga with Valentina. A third surprise class will be offered daily including toning, body sculpting barre, meditation techniques, breathwork, yin and dream yoga, inversions, and more!
When not practicing yoga or relaxing by the pool you can focus on beach activities: Enjoy complimentary stand up paddleboard and kayak, or take a free group surf class. Bikes and snorkeling gear are included for the week!
About Sansara Surf & Yoga Resort
Located on a stunning black sand surf beach in the southernmost tip of Panama, surrounded by rolling mountaintops and dirt roads, the district of Cambutal is far off the beaten track. Sansara’s pool seems to be melting into the ocean, surrounded by handmade cabanas with tropical hardwood furniture, winding flower-lined wooden paths, and original art pieces revealing the culture of Panama. Each unique room carries the essence of the inspiring couple that created Sansara – our hosts Janel and Mike – from the recycled wood pieces, and showers made out of raw stone, to the aromatherapy oil diffusers made out of crystal stones.
Ewa and Valentina
have been leading retreats together since 2013. This positive, light-hearted duo is focused on creating an open minded atmosphere where each participant can thrive.
With Ewa, breath is our guide in dynamic vinyasa flows led with a deep love for both the ancient art of yoga, as well as each contemporary individual expression of it. Ewa includes mythology, Tibetan dream yoga, as well as breath- and meditation techniques, into intelligently sequenced yet very playful and fun power yoga and vinyasa flows.
With Valentina, you will focus on alignment and moving into stillness. You will learn the use of props to avoid injury, and deepen your practice. You will realize that the real pose sometimes begins when you want to exit it, how to dissect individual postures and then piece them back together, and eventually how to find a more profound understanding of your own body-mind connection. When not teaching alignment based yoga Valentina leads challenging and fun, upbeat barre classes, to strengthen and tone the body in between the yoga sessions.
While Ewa is considered one of the leading yoga instructors in Miami Beach where she is based, Valentina spends her time traveling the world, with home base in both Marin County, California and Matapalo, Costa Rica.
Double Occupancy Price: $2,600
Included In Price:
- Six nights of luxury accommodations in intimate beachfront cabanas with air conditioning.
- Luxury van transportation between Panama City and Sansara, Cambutal
- Two daily yoga classes overlooking the Pacific Ocean
- Daily surprise class including dream yoga, inversions workshop, meditation and breathwork, and barre body sculpting
- Three healthy balanced meals each day, made from local produce and seafood
- Fresh fruit, local fair trade coffee, tea and filtered water
- Complimentary use of SUP boards, kayaks, and bikes throughout the week
- Complimentary group surf lesson
- Organic bathroom products, high quality linens and beach towels
- Paper lantern New Year’s Eve ceremony and beach bonfire
- Cinema under the stars
- Welcome gift
Not Included in price:
- Airfare to Panama City
- Additional excursions
- Cocktails, smoothies, juices
- Travel insurance