YOGA + ADVENTURE + LOCAL CONNECTIONS
July 1-7, 2023
Join Stacey Clark of Alma Retreats and Jordan Ashley of Souljourn Yoga for a very special and unique retreat: a week of yin and yang, movement and meditation, social change, and life altering adventure in some of the most incredible places in Nicaragua.
Starting at the ocean and immersed in nature, we will spend time on our mats experiencing coastal life and magical Nica sunsets. Our home base will be Verdad Nicaragua, steps away from the beach.
From there, we will head to the colorful artisanal town of Granada where we will spend time at The Girls Home - a non-profit that provides a safe and caring environment for vulnerable girls who are unable to stay with their families due to distinctive circumstances. While in Granada, we will stay at at Hotel Plaza Colon - a former colonial house from the 1900's that has now been transformed into a serene and sustainable boutique hotel in the heart of town.
The last stop of our adventure will be coffee country, where we will hop into a pick-up truck, journey through tobacco plantations, and arrive at a local family’s home for a tortilla making lesson, taste a cup of coffee straight from the source - an experience that many people who travel to Nicaragua never get. After a full day of adventure, we will return to Granada for a final night’s sleep.
Our week together will not only be relaxing and nourishing, but transforming - a trip you will never forget.
Day 1: Welcome to Nicaragua
Arrive. Welcome Snacks/ Smoothies. Yoga – Welcome Circle. Dinner
Day 2: Beach & Explore
Morning fruit, coffee, tea. Vinyasa Yoga w/ Jordan. Breakfast. Lunch. Yin yoga w/ Stacey. Dinner.
Optional Add-Ons- Surf Lessons, massage
Day 3: Beach & Explore
Morning fruit, coffee, tea. Vinyasa Yoga w/ Jordan. Breakfast. Lunch. Yin Yoga w/ Stacey. Dinner.
Optional Add-On: waterfall hike
Day 4: Beach & Explore
Morning fruit, coffee, tea. Vinyasa Yoga w/ Jordan. Breakfast. Lunch. Yin Yoga w/ Stacey. Dinner. Bonfire.
Optional Add-Ons- Surf Lessons, Massage
Day 5: Granada & Girls Home
Morning fruit, coffee, tea. Final Yoga Class. Breakfast. Depart around 11 am.
Off to Granada to Girls Home. Drop off bags at hotel, head to Girls Home. Afternoon with girls. Light lunch @ Garden Café. Time to explore. Dinner at a gem in downtown Granada.
Day 6: Day Up North
Early Breakfast @ Plaza Colon. Depart for Esteli @8:00am (3 hour drive). Breakfast 2 @ Café Luz.
Off to Coffee Country. Small hike + Coffee/ garden intro. Tortilla making w/ Patricia. Dinner at Lorena’s.
Day 7: Departure Day
Breakfast and free time for any last minute shopping/exploring. Provided transportation to the airport.
(Single @ Verdad, Shared Plaza Colon OR shared @Plaza Colon, single @Verdad).
(Single at both Verdad and Hotel Plaza Colon)
Airport: MGA (Managua International Airport)
Nights 1-4: Verdad Nicaragua, Playa Escameca
Nights 5-6: Hotel Plaza Colon, Granada
Transportation & Guides
$300 tax-deductible donation to The Girls Home
$75 donation to the social projects of Luz Verde
*** We ask you to keep and open mind and a “go with the flow” attitude as we will be in a different country and things sometimes can get delayed or adjusted due to circumstances out of our control. So, embrace the spirit of adventure and enjoy your epic journey that awaits you!