Other Mid-Atlantic Yoga Retreats

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Other Mid-Atlantic Yoga Retreats

Little River Yoga in Annandale has a weekend yoga retreat in Claymont, W.Va., in the Shenandoah Valley, May 30-June 1. Program includes yoga, guided meditations, pranayama breathing, all meals, a wood-stoked sauna with a natural hot spring, outdoor fire circles, hiking on the 350-acre estate and the option of white-water rafting. Cost: $350 per person in a shared room, $425 singles. 703-203-8510, http://www.littleriveryoga.com.

Pure Prana Yoga in Old Town Alexandria offers occasional retreats and enrichment experiences in the mid-Atlantic area. For details: 703-836-7873, http://www.pureprana.com.

Willow Street Yoga Center in Takoma Park has a yoga retreat Nov. 21-23 in Rehoboth Beach, Del., called "Anusara by the Sea" that includes beach walks, meditation, yoga, chanting and pranayama breathing. Last year's cost was $305 per person double, including lodging at the Atlantic Sands hotel, some meals and lessons. 301-270-8038, http://www.willowstreetyoga.com.

Yogaville, a retreat center in Buckingham, Va., offers a variety of programs and guest stays, including a "Heaven on Earth" retreat for women May 2-4 that includes yoga, meditation, dance, massage, facials, walks and lectures. Cost of $165 includes all meals and yoga, but not accommodations (tent sites $110, dorm rooms $150, private guest house $250). 800-858-9642, http://www.iyiva.org.

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