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5 of the Best Yoga Retreats in and around Virginia

by Alyx Sariol  |  Published June 8, 2021

Ancient yogic traditions meet Southern charm at yoga retreats in and around Virginia, in the Southeastern United States.

Yogis of all levels are invited to retreats in and around Virginia. Retreats typically include lodging, meals and daily yoga and meditation classes. They also highlight the natural beauty and activities available in the southeastern United States, from hiking in the mountains to SUP on the ocean. You can even stay on a vineyard and enjoy evening wine hour! We’ve reviewed the various options and have chosen five of the best yoga retreats in and around Virginia to highlight below.

3 Day Transformational Retreat in Floyd, Virginia

Anahata Education Center invites you to Floyd for a retreat of your own design. Whether you’re looking for a personal experience, or to retreat as a couple, the retreat hosts can cater to your needs. Guests have the option to participate in group meals, classes and fire circles as they choose, or to spend time in solitude. Anahata is situated along the Little River, where guests are invited to take a kayaking trip. Optional activities include reiki and sound healing sessions and aromatherapy massages. Guests can stay in a secluded cabin, a guest room or a camping pavilion. Three daily meals are included.
From $680 per person

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4 Day Wine, Hiking, and Yoga Retreat in Afton, Virginia

Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Retreat at Veritas offers a luxurious yoga and wine retreat with Southern charm. This retreat includes daily yoga classes, guided hikes on the Appalachian trail and vineyard tours. It also offers afternoon wine hours and cooking classes with Chef Andy Shipman. Guests are invited to make the retreat their own and to partake in as many, or as few, activities as they’d like. This retreat is booked as double occupancy and the cost includes room and board at the on-site Farmhouse. From $1,125 per person

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4 Day Deep Ecology and Yoga Retreat near Asheville, North Carolina

No prior experience is necessary to join this ecological retreat near Asheville. The School of Integrated Living welcomes guests to the Earthaven Ecovillage, where they are encouraged to explore their ecological identity through daily yoga practices and workshops. Meals are provided by the Earthaven community and are crafted using ingredients sourced from the surrounding farm and gardens. Earthaven is an off-the-grid property – Internet and cell phone service are limited, allowing people to truly disconnect. For this retreat, guests can choose to stay in private indoor lodging or on the campground. From $410 per person

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4 Day SUP, Surf, and Zen Yoga Holiday in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Enjoy the sun and sand of Cocoa Beach at this four day SUP, Surf and Zen Yoga Holiday from Full Circle Yoga School. This retreat is perfect for yogis, surfers and adventure-holiday seekers of all levels. It includes four days and three nights in beautiful Cocoa Beach, where you’ll practice yoga, meditate and enjoy surf or stand up paddle board lessons. One private session, like Reiki and chakra clearing, is included. Guests stay in a shared house in private or shared rooms. Some meals are included in the retreat price. From $1,799 per person

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11 Day Discover Your Practice 100-hour Intensive Yoga Teacher Training and Retreat in Tennessee

Yoga teachers who are looking to deepen their education while on a retreat might like Kula Collective’s 11 day training in Tennessee. Students will learn more about the ancient traditions of yoga, as well as philosophy and asana, to help them grow as a teacher. Seven Springs Holistic Retreats provides a stunning natural environment to dive deep into the Collective’s modular yoga teacher training program. Classes are held in the outdoor yoga shala, which has views of the Chilhowee mountains. Vegetarian meals made with locally sourced ingredients are included. From $2,070 per person

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