5 of the Best Yoga Retreats in Oregon & Washington
by Alyssa James | Published June 4, 2019
Get a taste of the Pacific Northwest with an all-about-the-outdoors yoga retreat in Oregon or Washington. These retreats in the great outdoors will bring you into a sacred space within yourself, and you’ll leave feeling strong and grounded like the mountains that surround you.
Wake up to mountain mist curling and dancing around Douglas fir and cedar treetops, as the golden rays of light shimmer across the snowcapped glaciers. A yoga retreat in Washington or Oregon offers beautiful mountains, lakes, and national parks that will help you connect with nature and your inner self. Here are five of the best yoga retreats in Oregon and Washington:
From $460/ per person
Expect a warm welcome at the four-day Soul Candy yoga retreat in Bend, Oregon. You’ll be taught by the vibrant Andrea Stuart in a Hatha yoga style with Iyengar influences that are sure to ignite your vitality and begin to cultivate a strong and flexible mind and body. This retreat offers excellent restorative yoga augmented by meditative hikes in the Deschutes National Forest. Highlights of the retreat include nature walks and creative exercises, daily yoga and mediation, and daily meals inspired by Oregon agriculture. You can bring your own tent, share a community tent, or spring for a private single room in a shared house. All meals and four nights’ accommodation with access to bathroom and shower facilities are included in the rate.
Mountain Shakti is passionate about empowering people to be their best in body and soul so that they can thrive in life. Join a wonderful group of women on the Cascade Range of Washington state for a four- or five-day backpacking and yoga retreat. You’ll practice daily Wisdom Goddess yoga with wonderful glacier vistas, share stories, laughter, and friendship with like-minded women, and learn backpacking and backcountry camping camping skills. The retreat price includes four nights in a shared or solo tent, and vegetarian and gluten free backwoods breakfast and dinner prepared by your trip leader.
Julie Bertagna teaches Baptiste Power yoga and meditation and her retreats are among the most popular in the USA. Awaken and uplift your spirit in the natural surroundings of Vernonia Springs at her three-day women’s recovery yoga retreat in Oregon. The retreat is open to all women on the road the discovery, so you will connect with women in a safe environment, enjoy gentle Hatha yoga and meditation sessions, and nourish your soul with time to pause and reflect. The retreat price includes daily meals with tea and coffee, and space to pitch a tent (it’s bring-your-own) in a private park for the two nights of the retreat.
Ambuja Yoga specializes in inclusive yoga retreats in the United States and around the world. Their annual all-inclusive women’s retreat offers the opportunity to unplug and get back to nature at their creek-side yoga retreat in Oregon. You will join instructors Autumn and Toni in guided meditation, morning Hatha and Vinyasa yoga classes, workshops, and meals. Highlights of the retreat include an Asana Foundations workshop, gift bag of local goodies, and meals that include wines from the Pacific Northwest. You will be accommodated at the Tipi Village retreat in a shared tipi in the Marcola outdoors. The retreat price includes two nights’ accommodation, four 90-minute yoga sessions, all meals, and guided meditation and workshops.
Join Liz and Roy for hiking, meditation, forest bathing, and swimming on some of the most beautiful beaches and forests in Washington. Their seven-day yoga, meditation, and hiking holiday is held in Olympic National Park — a perfect place to connect with nature. Highlights of the retreat include daily yoga and meditation, a backcountry camping experience, and a visit to Sol Duc Hot Springs. Rates include eight meals and six nights’ accommodation at the Heart O’ the Hills campground and the Quinault River Inn.