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10 Life-Changing Yoga Retreats in the USA

10 Life-Changing Yoga Retreats in the USA

Whether you’re craving relaxing time away, wanting to spend time in nature or feel that you need to explore who you are on a deeper level, these are the best yoga retreats in the USA for all levels of yoga.

From the coast in California to the beaches in Florida, the healing vortex of Sedona to the rolling hills of Maine, national parks in Utah to snow-capped mountains in Alaska, the USA is an incredible destination for yoga and adventure.

These retreats are a treat for anyone who wants to flow, let go and be one with nature.

Top Yoga Retreats in the US

This round-up of the best retreats in the United States covers yoga vacations from coast to coast, north to south, spanning all terrains and styles of yoga. These top retreats are hand-picked based on popularity for location, for a variety of retreat lengths and activity levels as hiking retreats in the US are quite common!

Whether you want to relax, be active in nature, or explore more about yourself or your spirituality, you’ll find the perfect retreats for you below!

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4 Day Adventure Hiking, Yoga, Sound Healing Retreat In Yosemite Valley

Location: Yosemite Valley, California

Really get in touch with nature at one of the world’s most famous national parks and area, Yosemite National Park and beyond. For a long weekend, you’ll stay on a 4-acre property, where you can explore nature across the hiking trails on guided walks.

Daily yoga classes are offered, along with sound healing through the use of Tibetan singing bowls, and the whole retreat will be customized to your needs and wants.

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3-Day Catskills Relax & Refresh Retreat

Location: Ellenville, Upstate New York

This is the ultimate long yoga weekend retreat in beautiful upstate New York. This R&R retreat embraces being out in nature with many of the classes held outside and hikes to waterfalls are built into the schedule.

In 3-days you’ll practice multiple kinds of yoga including restorative, transformational, do-in and focus on your alignment. The yoga classes also have elements of Qi Gong or Tai Chi that are weaved in to help you relax even further.

Nature meditations, access to a spa, wellness and stress management workshops as well as help and guidance from holistic wellness professionals are also included for a dreamy weekend that will leave you ready to tackle whatever you need to with ease.

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4 Day Digital Detox Yoga Retreat: Move, Breathe, Laugh, Play and Learn to be Well in California

Location: Ramona, California

Participate in a yoga retreat in beautiful Southern California! This yoga retreat will have you connecting with yourself in new ways while you practice yoga in an open air space daily, enjoy two hikes, and learn tools and techniques to help to live in the present moment during the retreat and afterward too.

Far from just yoga, in only 4 days you’ll also enjoy workshops on mediation, plant-based eating, and breathing (there’s a lot more to it than you might think!). Plus, you’ll get to try cold therapy and hypnotherapy. It’s a lot in one weekend but it bound to be transformative.

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3 Day Yoga Weekend Retreat With Ayurveda Workshops and Hiking

Location: Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Yoga and hiking retreats are growing rapidly in popularity so why not try one for yourself? For a long weekend of connection with yourself and nature, and for some time to just let go and de-stress, this top yoga retreat in Pennsylvania is a great option.

In 3 days you’ll have time to yourself with Hatha, restorative, and yoga Nidra classes offered twice daily. Between classes you’ll learn about Ayurveda, and participate in hikes that incorporate Qigong, yoga asana, and meditation in the nature walks. Did I mention that there’s a coffee and chocolate factory on the campus in the mountains? Sounds sweet!

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6 Day Sound Healing and Yoga Retreat*

Location: Maui, Hawaii

Take a break for a bit and dedicate some time to your healing at this deeply transformational retreat in Maui. Designed by two award-winning multimedia visionary sound healers, you’re in for a real treat not just because of their skill and dedication to their practices, but also because the lush, tropical location is an instant place to feel calmer and more relaxed.

Daily yoga and sound healing are on the agenda, as well as time to enjoy the spa facilities, delicious meals, and new and full moon ceremonies if your retreat dates fall on corresponding dates.

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5 Day Wellness, Yoga, and Hiking Retreat to Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park

Location: Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

If you love nature and being active then this is the ultimate yoga trip for you! Spend 4 nights in a stunning luxury cabin just outside of Zion National Park and your days exploring the park.

You’ll begin and end your active days with vinyasa and restorative classes to get your energy flowing and feeling energized with deep stretches after a day of activity in a scenic location.

This yoga retreat includes all meals, a welcome gift, transport to hikes, and a full-day hike to the incredible Bryce Canyon National Park.

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8 Day Personal Contemplation Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Location: Industry, Maine

Dive into yoga with a group of dedicated practitioners on this week-long retreat in Maine. With daily yoga (Hatha) morning and evening, meditation classes, and plenty of free time, this retreat will give you the space to explore yourself and deepen your practice.

Delicious, whole-food vegan meals are provided, as well and tools and whatever else you may need for reflection, release, and rejuvenation.

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6-Day Meditation and Rejuvenating Yoga Retreat

Location: Boca Raton, Florida

Zen Den Yoga covers a wide range of yoga styles as it’s their belief that they should honour the many paths and diversity of the gurus. Thus, Hatha, vinyasa, Sivananda and restorative classes are taught in one retreat!

You will have access to unlimited yoga, opting to go to class when and how much you choose to. A 50-minute massage, acupuncture, accommodation and breakfast and lunches are also included.

Plus there is a swimming pool and hot tub on-site with beautiful scenery and nature close-by with free use of bicycles to explore the surrounding area.

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4-Day Wellness, Yoga, and Hiking Retreat

Location: Grand Canyon, Arizona

Talk about a way to spend a weekend, this hiking yoga retreat is perfect for outdoor lovers or those who wish to be active. The retreat accommodation is the Grand Canyon glamping retreat centre where you can sleep peacefully while listening to the sounds outdoors.

As one of the most popular destinations for yoga and retreats in the USA, Sedona is a top spot that’s worthy of your consideration for your yoga vacation because of the energy healing vortex that is located here.

During the day you’ll spend your time doing yoga daily with meditation too and go off on hiking adventures in the Grand Canyon, Sedona or elsewhere, as it’s totally customizable to your needs!

Reiki healing and breathwork are also apart of the retreat with vegan, Ayurvedic food served for all meals.

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7-Day Yoga Holiday and Hiking Adventure

Location: Haines, Alaska

Explore the scenic sights of Alaska for a week of energizing and rejuvenating outdoor time. Between refreshing yoga in the morning and relaxing yoga at night, you’ll spend your days hiking with a day of optional kayaking.

You will be guided by a local guide who will take you to mountain tops, along the coast, to the barren interior of Alaska and to historic Skagway.

In 7 days you’ll have 12 yoga sessions, 5 guided meditations, delicious, plant-based meals and 5 guided hikes that cover a variety of terrain.

Hatha, vinyasa, yin and restorative yoga are taught by world-renowned teachers in this incredible destination.

Want a yoga retreat that is a little closer to home? There’s no questioning that the United States is a massive country but luckily there are yoga retreats found from coast to coast with a variety of styles, teachers and activity levels available. Check out BookYogaRetreats to find more options that surely won’t disappoint!

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