: slideshow photograph 1
: slideshow photograph 2
: slideshow photograph 3
: slideshow photograph 4
: slideshow photograph 5



Welcoming These Inspiring Groups To Yelapa

Enjoy the Village Yoga ExperienceJudith 15.

Reached only by boat, find yourself walking the village paths. Enjoy the beach and river, refreshing in waterfalls, doing yoga in the lovely Sky Temple with tropical species of birds as background to your practice. Eat delicious food, get nurtured by our skilled massage team, Enjoy the beach and river, refreshing in waterfalls, doing yoga in the Sky Temple with tropical birds as background to your practice while you reset your internal nervous system to the rhythm of the river, sea, sights, sounds and sensations of village-jungle life.

It’s my pleasure to work with our local team to welcome you and show you the best Yelapa has to offer. Next season is filled with teachers and communities offering rich yoga and spiritual feedings.  Come join us in Yelapa!
Judith Roth, Keeper Of The Sky Temple

Sky Temple1 Yelapa offers the opportunity to be in a village with no cars, walk in the midst of peaceful native life, enjoy the river, beach, sea, mountain, waterfalls and over 350 various species of birds.  Sky Temple retreats are designed for people who like to walk and hike as part of their daily travel combined with yoga, nature and village life.  




Catching the Wave Of Peace
Yoga with Lori Gholson
November 12-19, 2016

Lori GholsonYelapa is at it’s most beautiful in November. The ocean is perfect for swimming and the breezes are sublime!

Daily asana and pranayama classes are presented skillfully, with loving attention to each pose. All levels of experience are accommodated and celebrated. Yoga in the Sky Temple is truly inspiring and expansive! Please join Lori and friends for a week of delightful transformation.

Contact: www.lorigholson.com

Sat Kaur and Hamsa

Relax and Renew
with Sat Kaur and Hamsa
November 26 to Dec 3, 2016

Sat Kaur and HamsaJoin long time teachers who are passionate in their respective fields of yoga!

Sat Kaur and Hamsa share Kundalini and Hatha Yoga, and 40 combined years of experience. Both are dedicated to sharing the teachings with humor, spontaneity and love, and invite you to join them for a week of daily Kundalini kriyas, meditation, chant, restorative and classical hatha.

Relax and rejoice! Join us to sing and move into the Divine within and throughout in magical Yelapa.

Contact: www.satkauryoga.com or www.innerwaveyoga.com

Allana Kessler & Emma Bowen

Yelapa Mexico Retreat
with Allana Kessler & Emma Bowen
January 7-14, 2017

Allana Kessler & Emma BowenThis week will recharge and rejuvenate your spirit in the new year. Morning yoga flow and meditation followed by the option to lounge, explore Yelapa, and engage in activities, including snorkling, swimming, hiking, and massage. Every day will end with a nourishing Yin Yoga class and time to connect with each other and ourselves within the support and beauty of this stunning, natural environment.

Contact: Emma Bowen

Sarahjoy Marsh

Yoga In Yelapa
with Sarahjoy Marsh
January 14-21, 2017

Sarahjoy MarshJoin Sarahjoy Marsh, MA, E-RYT and yoga therapist, for a week of yoga and self-exploration at a beautiful sanctuary. This retreat will include teachings on yoga, Ayurveda, mindfulness, neuroscience, and dharma.

Contact: http://sarahjoyyoga.com/about/contact/
or Phone: 503-552-9642

Baxter Bell

A Deeper Village Experience:
Yoga in Yelapa
with Baxter Bell
January 21-28, 2017

Baxter Bell

Baxter loves the Sky Temple and Yelapa so much he is coming back for a 5th straight season! This year we will spend more time meeting and eating with local families, in addition to 2 wonderful yoga sessions a day. Only a few spots left.

To see all the details, visit www.baxterbell.com and to register contact Baxter directly at baxterbell@mac.com.

Contact:  http://yogaforhealthyaging.blogspot.com or www.baxterbell.com or Phone: 510-681-4161

Greg Anton

Balancing Energy & Intelligence in Asana:
An Intermediate Iyengar Yoga Retreat
with Greg Anton
January 28-February 4, 2017

Greg AntinJoin long time teachers who are passionate in their respective fields of yoga!

“Yelapa” comes from an indigenous saying meaning “where two rivers meet the sea.” What better place than the Sky Temple for daily asana classes to explore the movement of the two rivers of energy and intelligence as they flow into the sea of consciousness?

Contact: www.ptownyoga.com or gregantonyoga2@verizon.net

Kelly & Kim

Living From The Inside Out
with Kelly Baraby & Kim Schleicher
February 4-11, 2017

kimBring your body, mind and spirit on retreat to Yelapa. Kelly and Kim combine 40+ years of yoga experience, learning and teaching the Art of letting go and releasing with gentle therapeutic yoga practices, revealing our innate nature of simply Being. It will be a week of play and movement, rest and quiet, learning how to move from the inside out. Gathering in the sacred refuge of the Sky Temple, we’ll experience the energy of kindness and compassion present in our connections with ourselves, our friends, the village, the world around us.  Daily morning and afternoon classes will help us discover our deep roots of stability and ease, and we’ll have lots of free time to enjoy the beauty and splendor of Yelapa.

Contact:  www.dancinglotuscenter.com  or  kim.schleicher@gmail.com

Annie Stocker and Wendy Grosbeck

Pause – Practice – Play – Pranam Yoga
with Annie Stocker & Wendy Groesbeck
February 11-18, 2017

Annie Stocker and Wendy GrosbeckPress the pause button on the distractions and commitments of your familiar life and immerse yourself into the sweet daily rhythms of a tranquil Mexican village – taking time to connect to the earth, to the sea, to nature’s rhythms, and to yourself. This is a unique opportunity to experience a week of yoga, co-created by two seasoned instructors.

Together Annie and Wendy offer a yoga practice which embodies alignment, reflection on self, and celebration of the heart. Play in the Sky Temple, in the jungle, on the beach, in tropical waterfalls. Pranam deeply bow to the magnificence of being on this earth, in this body, in this community.

Contact: Annie at annie@twodogyoga.com or Wendy at wcgroesbeck@frontier.com

Lori Gholson

Nurturing Spirit and Community
Through Practice
Yoga with Lori Gholson
February 18-25, 2017

Lori GholsonJoin us in honoring the 7th February trip to the Sky Temple! Yelapa has become a home for us all, through which strong community and love has been built.

Daily asana and pranayama classes are presented skillfully with all levels of experience accommodated and celebrated. Yoga in the Sky Temple is both inspiring and expansive!
Join Lori and friends for a week of delightful transformation.

Contact: www.lorigholson.com

Karen & Jean

Awaken The Radiance Within
with Jean Sutton Grant & Karen Cappa
February 25-March 4, 2017

jean-karen“A Magical Yoga Retreat in Yelapa, Mexico”

This retreat is designed to work with and support the understanding of the brilliance of our inner fire element. Light, energy, warmth, healthy metabolism and digestion, personal power and determination are all components we will explore together during the week. Morning practice will weave  gentle asana, pranayama, mudra and meditation throughout a 2 1/2 hour class. Our morning sessions will also give us time for deep inquiry, discussion and sharing to illuminate the radiance within all of us. Afternoon practice will be a mix of restorative, fun practices of different sorts including yoga nidra, laughter and other surprises intended to support the wholeness of who we truly are.    

Contact: Jean at jmgsyogi@gmail.com or Karen at kjcappico@earthlink.net

Gina Sala

Ocean of Devotion Sound Wellness Retreat
with Gina Salá
March 4-11, 2017

Gina SalaYour voice is medicine, wonderful and unique like every bird and tree in nature! Come rejuvenate, heal, and bask in the lush beauty and sandy beaches of Yelapa. Enjoy delicious, nourishing, transformative, heart-opening sound practices (mantra, sound tantra, chanting, creative jams, vocal freedom) plus hatha yoga, jungle hiking, swimming, and more. Good vibrations- and no experience or particular ability needed!

With warmth, humor and devotion, global vocalist (and former Cirque du Soleil singer) Gina Salá has been facilitating, fun, empowering workshops, retreats and international tours for over 20 years, helping us to sing ourselves awake Who we are.

Contact: www.ginasala.com or info@ginasalacom

Jennifer Jamieson

Rest, Renew, Play, Practice!
with Jennifer Jamieson and assistant Diane Butera
March 11-18, 2017

Jennifer Jamieson & Diane ButeraJoin Eugene Yoga’s beloved instructor, Jennifer Jamieson, and her assistant, Diane Butera, for a week of camaraderie and a cultural experience. Let the simplicity (no cars or tv) of this mexican village, the beauty of a beach side setting, and the wisdom of yoga inspire and nourish you. This is a traveler’s, not tourist, experience. Be ready for an adventure!

Contact: Diane Butera

Tricia Duffy

Find It And Turn It Around
with Tricia Duffy
March 18-25, 2017

Tricia DuffyWe’ll meet on the mat morning and afternoon bringing our bodies to the gentle door way of resistance, allowing, managing with observation and breath, undoing defiance, force and fear.

Beneath tracks of resistance, competition and comparison, lies all that exists beyond thinking: Bliss and Gratitude. We’ll lose our mind to come to our senses in loving kindness. Every-bodies Yoga!! We’ll turn our thoughts around. We’ll turn our bodies around. We’ll absorb the sounds and smells of the jungle and love what it is.
Simple as that—Join us!

Contact: triciaduffy246@gmail.com

Nancy Leatzow

Embracing Beauty: The Yoga of Joy!
with Nancy Leatzow
March 25-April 1, 2017

Nancy LeatzowThe Sky Temple is the ideal setting for using all of our senses to be fully present amidst the incredible beauty that surrounds us, expanding our awareness and simultaneously turning inward. Practicing asana, pranayama, chanting, yoga nidra, and tandava, we celebrate the healing powers of yoga, experience bliss, and connect more deeply with ourselves and others under Nancy’s gentle guidance. Each day includes morning and afternoon yogic practices with time to explore village life, ocean, beach, river, jungle, waterfalls, tropical birds, fishing, snorkeling, horseback rides.

All levels of experience are welcomed.

Contact: nancyogini@gmail.com or Phone: 510-548-7890