Teacher Training Retreat

January, 2020
Goa, India

Join Joan Hyman in Goa, India, for a 200-Hour Teacher Training that will offer a solid foundation for your yoga practice and plant the seeds to teach. This Yoga Alliance certified training will include three weeks of intense study of yoga, philosophy, subtle body, anatomy, and sequencing in the blissful setting of Goa.

The schedule will include long morning practices that will explore a theme pose of the day along with pranayama and meditations.

Afternoons will be a range of:

* learning hands-on adjustments and how to read bodies
* understanding sequencing
* deep dive into anatomy and philosophy

This training will include learning how to teach and give hands-on adjustments. Be prepared each day to absorb new information as you embark on this transformational path.

Each evening, yogi nidra, chanting, meditation, and kirtan are offered at the center along with full spa services.


For students that have already completed their 200 Hour Training, you are welcome to do a refresher course at a discounted price and partial schedule.


You are welcome to join this intensive as a retreat and immerse yourself in the long morning practices while spending the afternoons relaxing and exploring Goa.

This training/retreat is open to anybody looking to deepen their practice and explore Mother India, the birthplace of yoga. If you have the desire to teach yoga or simply just deepen your practice, this course is definitely for you!

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New Zealand Retreat

March 11-15, 2020
Detox and Restore Retreat
Maruia River Retreat Center
Nelson, New Zealand

Learn to practice and eat according to your individual needs.

Yoga and Ayurveda go hand and hand and help us understand how to embody these ancient practices and live a life that builds vitality and well-being.

Retreats offer us a chance to immerse ourselves in these healing practices and gain the healing powers that nature can offer. This creates an ideal setting to cleanse the body and mind from daily distractions and help to connect deeper into our being. Surround yourself in an abundance of nature, eat healthy meals catered to your individual needs, and Joan will design each practice to help cleanse the body and mind and connect to your soul! New Zealand is a very special place that has the most friendly people and stunning nature. Take advantage of this five-day retreat to hit the reset button on many levels and experience the bliss that results from the combination of yoga practice, nature, and healthy food.

Space is limited!

Register now and save 100NZ by using Promo Code: “JOANHYMAN”.

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Nepal Retreat

March 21-April 4, 2020

Kathmandu, Nepal

This yoga retreat and trek will introduce you to Nepal’s captivating cultures and the spectacular natural beauty of the Himalayas and offer a balance of cultural exploration, physical challenge, and leisurely relaxation. We will begin our journey in bustling Kathmandu, where we visit some of the most captivating sites of cultural and spiritual significance. We will stay at comfortable accommodation with beautiful views of this stunning city while being able to retreat from the city’s intensity and liveliness. On the third day, we take a short flight to picturesque lakeside Pokhara, where we settle into a slower routine for a few days practicing yoga with Joan and immersing in singing bowls and kirtan sessions at Kamal Yoga Center. We will stay along the lake and take a visit to the Peace Pagoda overlooking Pokhara connecting to a spiritual aspect of natural beauty of our surroundings. We will then begin our five-day yoga trek up into the mountains through paddy fields and stunning forests. We will visit authentic villages and get a taste of the culture and lifestyle of the Nepalese. The destination and highest point of this trek is Poon Hill which we climb before sunrise to experience spectacular panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas.

To read more about this amazing journey please click the link below and email with any questions.

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Spain Retreat

October 3 – 10, 2020
Tarifa, Spain

Save the date!
Retreat in the south of Spain. More information coming in December.

Topanga Retreat

Aug 7-9, 2020
Topanga, CA

More information coming soon!


“Joan’s extensive travel experience, great sense of humor and ability to connect with foreign cultures at a deep lever make her an ideal international yoga retreat teacher. Her retreats consistently sell out and are a testimony to these qualities. Her commitment to having fun along the way makes working with her a total joy”

– Michelle from International Yoga

Retreat Photos

Indian Retreats


Peruvian Retreats


Spain Retreats


Hawaiian Retreats


Ojai Retreats


Bali Retreats


Greece Retreats


Bhutan Retreats

 Nepal Retreats


 Mexico Retreats


NZ Retreats

Joan Blogs about her Retreats

Blue Osa: What does being on a pilgrimage to India mean?

International Yoga: Transitioning from Bliss to Reality