Thailand Elephant Retreat

January 13-20th


January 20th-27th, 2019


Thailand Elephant Retreat 2019

 a two week immersion: January 13th- 27th, 2019

Join us for this two part adventure:

          The first week is in connection with The Elephant Nature Park where we will travel high up into the mountains and volunteer with the elephants rescued and protected by ENP. We will walk with the elephants and be educated on the complexities of this relationship between humans, elephants, and the land. We stay in simple living situation, served amazing vegan meals, we will practice yoga, and volunteer in the village. 

              The second week, we will travel to a small village outside of Chiang Mai to stay with  a beautiful family who founded Earth Home, a home stay that is also an educational center for sustainable living. We will practice yoga overlooking the highland landscape, we will be fed incredible vegetarian meals, receive thai massages, cooking classes. There is a small cafe on the property, a reservoir just up the road to swim in. 

We are offering this retreat as a whole package. You also have the option of joining us for one of the weeks. 


Cost of two week retreat is $3000 ~ Including:

  • All transport from when we meet in Chiang Mai on the 13th until we return to Chiang Mai on the 27th.

  •  14 days of Lodging and meals at the elephant project and Earth Home Retreat

  •  7 days in the jungle with the elephants

  • A Thai cooking class

  • A Thai Massage

  • A Thai language class

  • A trip to the local temple and traditional Thai sauna

  • yoga, chanting, writing, meditation daily


All contributions go directly to support Yoga and Animal Rights Alliance.



This will be an experience where the practice of self care is aligned with service to another species who, due to human ignorance, have found themselves needing sanctuary and love. 

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There is limited space for this retreat.

Save your spot by donating your $500 non refundable donation/deposit here:


YARA Retreat in Yelapa, Mexico

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Join us in Mexico

March 23rd-30th, 2019

Our 6th annual yoga retreat at the incredible Los Naranjos Retreat Center

set in the jungle by the ocean.


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Seven days in paradise with two incredibly devout teachers

Meghan Maris & Sweethome Teacup

Meghan Maris
Meghan has been devoted to teaching Yoga since 2000.She imbues knowledge, love, and humor into her teaching. She promotes clarity of mind and inspires compassionate action in every class.

Sweethome Teacup
Sweethome, founder of Yoga & Animal Rights Alliance, has studied Yoga since 1993. She approaches the practice with curiosity and awe.She has a unique and dynamic style which encourages all to live an authentic lif


The cost of the retreat is $1,400

Nonrefundable deposit of $500 saves your spot

Partial scholarship is offered for this retreat

Please email


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Yelapa, México

Located just south of Puerto Vallarta, it is a small village -- only accessible by water, so there are no cars.

~Waterfalls          ~Hiking trails          ~Quaint town       ~Beaches  ~Swimming          ~Snorkeling

~Lodging: beautiful open air palapas set in among bougainvillia, coconut, avocado, and palm trees in a small canyon that leads to waterfall.  ~Inspiring homemade family style vegetarian meals which with fresh juices daily. ~Practice yoga on an open air deck with flocks of birds flying overhead: Asana, meditation techniques, breathing exercises, Qi gong, and writing prompts to inspire our self inquiry.


Yelapa Animal Project

This year is special now that we are working in collaboration with

Yelapa Animal Project volunteering.


Since 2015 they have successfully treated hundreds of local animals and organized dozens of spay-neuter-vaccination clinics. Facilitated free, rabies vaccination event working in conjunction with the government. As well as tripling the number of animals treated from previous years.


$500 nonrefundable donated deposit saves your spot: Register by contacting