Are you ready to visit one of the most unique and mysterious island cultures in the Caribbean? On this yoga and Latin dance retreat you will spend your days exploring the amazing history and culture of Cuba and your nights filled with music and dance. Join renowned yogi Scott Hobbs and Latin dance star Liz Lira for an epic island getaway that that will leave you feeling relaxed and filled with joy!
Imagine strolling down the streets of old Havana…
The sun begins to set as the sound of the ocean gives way to the lively beat of street musicians and the sweet salt air becomes filled with the savory aroma of island kitchens.
The surreal streetscape comes alive in the moment yet remains frozen in time as though you might round the corner and bump into Hemmingway sipping rum and sharing tales of adventure.
People begin to dance and the colorful buildings glow in the light of the setting sun. You close your eyes to soak in the energy of this place as you let go of past stress and find yourself fully present…right here…right now.
Your heart fills up as your feet begin to move to the sounds of the birthplace of the Salsa Dance…an island filled with inspiration. Caught up in the moment you stroll into a legendary Salsa spot to dance the night away.
Welcome to the free-spirited island life…
…Welcome to a crown jewel of the Caribbean…
Welcome to Cuba!
Is This Trip Right for Me?
This retreat is perfect for you if you are an active person ready to get out for an amazing island adventure with like-minded people. We will experience most places by walking, and you can expect daily yoga practices in the morning and dance practices in the afternoon. We have planned the days with plenty of downtime and options so that you can enjoy many activities from art studios to beaches that make this your perfect time away! You don’t need any yoga or dance experience, just an open mind, open heart, and a reasonably good fitness level.
This trip may not be right for you if you have conditions or injuries that limit your ability to participate in these kinds of activities. Please consult with your physician to make sure these activities are safe for your body. We will make every effort to accommodate your needs.
Are you ready to experience one of the cultural legends of the Caribbean in a way few other have?
Of course you are!
On this carefully curated adventure you’ll experience the very best of Cuban culture. Your day begins with an amazing yoga practice guided by Scott Hobbs amidst the backdrop of this island paradise.
Then it’s off to explore the rich culture and history of the island.
You’ll be filled with wonder as you explore Spanish forts on beautiful white sand beaches, mountain waterfalls flowing high above French inspired architecture, and the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean.
Cuba’s world-famous art scene will come alive as you experience museums, galleries and working artist studios in Old Havana. You’ll find joy getting to know the beautiful people of this island paradise.
Do you long to leave stress behind and let yourself go?
That would feel so good…
Find peace on the white sand beaches as you gaze into the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and feel the rhythm of the waves washing onto the sand.
You find a sense of calm as you adjust to relaxing afternoons on “island time” and evenings filled with live music, dancing, and perhaps a signature rum drink.
Are you ready to experience the inspiration of legends?
That sounds amazing!
Home to Hemmingway and creative inspiration to many famous writers, artists, and musicians, you will experience the roots of many traditions that have come to be woven into the fabric of cultures around the world.
You’ll be inspired to hone your dance skills as you explore the legendary hot spots in the birthplace of Salsa dance with none other than Liz Lira! From Valentine’s Day at El Floridita to El Gato Tuerto you’ll leave no stone unturned on this amazing journey filled with enough Gram worthy moments to fill your feed for a year!