Prana in Paradise
Yoga Retreat

March 22-29, 2020

Samaná Ocean View Eco-Lodge,
Las Galeras, Dominican Republic

Escape the end of winter! Relax and rejuvenate in the sun!
Through yoga and complementary practices, discover balance, strength, and flexibility in your body, mind, and spirit. Tap into the power of your main energy centers, or chakras, using active yoga, yin/restorative yoga, conscious dance, meditation, mantra and more.

Beginners and all bodies are welcome. The group will be intimate, with only 12 spaces available. Come with an open mind and an open heart, and let these transformative practices take care of the rest. We are honored to be a part of your wellness journey.

The Resort

Entire property and all rooms have ocean view!

  • Private estate surrounded by tropical gardens

  • New yoga pavilion

  • Huge swimming pool, open 24 hours, with nighttime lights

  • Sun deck with outdoor shower

  • Gorgeous beaches just 15 minutes away

The Experience

All of this is included!

  • Daily yoga and meditation classes on the ocean-view pavilion

  • Private ocean-view bungalow with bathroom for 7 nights, cleaned daily

  • 3 healthy and delicious meals per day (special requests welcome)

  • Private, personalized yoga session

  • 2 special workshops: Developing Your Personal Yoga Practice; Easy & Effective Self-Massage

  • Relaxing one-hour full-body massage

  • Round-trip airport transportation & Gratuities

The Excursions

Three day trips included!

  • Whale-watching boat trip on the Bay of Samaná and hike through the gentle hills and coastline of the peninsula

  • Horseback riding to El Limon waterfall and refreshing swim in the crystal clear natural pool below.

  • Beach day at Playita, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Amid tranquil waters, enjoy fresh coconuts and pineapples.

Your Guides

Ruchama Bilenky & Mary DiMeglio

Ruchama is a Certified Yoga Therapist and Instructor who specializes in bringing the spiritual and physical benefits of Yoga to diverse individuals and populations. She focuses on healing through yoga. She is certified in Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, Vinyasa Yoga, Pre-Natal Yoga and Yin Yoga. Learn more. Also a musician, she is inspired by music, travel, meditation, yoga and chocolate!

Mary — aka “Mare Bear” — is founder and director of Mishana Yoga & Wellness. A lifelong dancer, yogini and global explorer, with training and certification to share Yoga, Dance, Goal Guidance Life & Wellness Coaching, and Reiki in Philadelphia and beyond. Teaches trauma-sensitive Yoga for Recovery. See complete bio here. Let’s inspire each other!

The Practice

Connect to your best self!

Through yoga, conscious dance, meditation, and other complementary practices, you will uncover and explore your natural ability to:

  • Ground, and be present

  • Access your creativity

  • Translate your personal power into confidence and action

  • Open to giving and receiving unconditional love, and nurture your self love

  • Communicate clearly

  • Connect with your intuition, inspiration, and highest guidance

  • Transcend perceived limitations, and become your best self


Wondering whether this experience is right for you? Message us, and let’s talk about it. We look forward to welcoming you to paradise!