Visitors to Florida want more than relaxation — they also want inner peace. While a trip to Miami and Florida often says ‘It’s time to party,’ there’s another side to the state. The abundance of yoga retreats in Florida means you can practice movement, meditation, and rhythmic breathing under the sun and by the sea.
Relax and unwind in Florida (Photo: Banana River Resort)
When you’re looking for a refreshing tropical vacation without leaving the United States, a trip to the Florida Keys certainly doesn’t hurt. You get the island feel, gorgeous sunsets, and the soothing sounds of the ocean with a domestic flight. Add to that a schedule of yoga and meditation, and you have a recipe for a real getaway. Here are 5 of the best yoga retreats in Miami and Florida:
Full Circle Wellness Retreats
From $1,599/per person
Full Circle Wellness offers a wide variety of yoga retreats in the Florida Keys, from juice cleanse and restorative yoga to Kundalini yoga and couple’s healing retreats. Restore peace and heal with daily yoga classes, unlimited studio classes, private sessions, massages, and more, depending on the retreat. You’ll also have time to explore the beautiful Keys area, from beaches to national parks and museums. Full Circle Wellness has six instructors that specialize in several styles, including Vinyasa, Yin, Kundalini, Hatha, and more. Most retreats include accommodation in a 2-3-star hotel with double or single shared and private rooms. Meals and spa treatments can be added to your package.
Navigating the four elements of the Earth, you’ll rejuvenate your senses while sailing around the Gulf of Mexico. Retreat instructor Lucinda invites you to challenge yourself with yoga and meditation sessions aboard the 45 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey. Highlights of the trip include daily Hatha yoga and sailing, docking at Marina Jacks, and evening stargazing sessions. During the retreat, you’ll be served daily farm-fresh organic lunch and dinner, as well as snacks and beverages. The retreat includes accommodation and anchor at Egmont Key.
Transformed Connections offers yoga and meditation retreats to help you naturally transform your stress and feel fully alive. Their three-day yoga retreats in Florida offer a wonderful itinerary that includes yoga, guided meditation, sunrise paddleboard sessions, stress relief workshops, and more. All skills levels are welcome to join the daily Vinyasa and Yin style yoga lessons. Thanks to its position on the east coast, you’ll see some of Florida’s most remarkable sunrises over the ocean. The retreat will be held at the Banana River Resort, where shared and private twin and double rooms are available. The price includes all vegan meals, yoga classes, paddleboards, cooking discussions, and accommodation.
Koko’s World of Yoga Styles offers yoga retreats all over the world. Tenika Koko Roman is a registered yoga teacher specializing in Hatha, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga yoga. Koko’s yoga practice helped her make positive changers in her life; her retreats aim to help others do the same through yoga and meditation. Her yoga retreats in Florida give you a taste of the island life while you relax, restore, and rejuvenate with private yoga classes, guide meditation, sound healing, and more in this fully customizable program. The retreats include five nights of accommodation in private rooms at luxurious resort in Tampa Bay.
Zen Den Yoga School offers indulgent yoga retreats for everyone seeking health, wellness, and spiritual growth. Their yoga retreat in Boca Raton is one of the most popular in the USA, thanks to its beautiful location and enlightening yoga wellness schedule. Highlights of the retreat include 30-minute complimentary massage, a complimentary acupuncture session, unlimited yoga in various styles, and nutritional smoothies for breakfast and lunch. Small, intimate groups will stay in shared double or private single rooms at the Zen Den Yoga School, where you’ll have access to bicycles and open meditation and study spaces. Accommodation as well as breakfast and lunch are included in the retreat price.