What is so special about Panama?

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To answer this question I could write a dissertation.  There is a lot going on in this small tropical paradise roughly the size of South Carolina. For effects of this blog post I will highlight some of the reasons why Panama is the ideal location for your next Retreat: Location, location, location With multiple airlines and direct flights to over …

Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Next International Retreat.

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So you are ready to host your first or next international retreat?  You are planning an unforgettable transformative retreat experience for your participants. However, your intentions and organization are only half of the equation as the venue needs to complete the other half. You have spent countless hours organizing your yoga classes, securing payments from your participants, double-checked that everyone …

It is always a good time to visit Panama

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Many people ask us this question, “When is the best time of year to visit Panama?”Our short answer is, “It is always a good time to visit Panama.”The Dry Season generally runs from mid December to the end of April.  The Green Season runs from May to mid December. The long awaited rain showers we experience in May are quite magical, they …

This Winter make time to slow down…

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This Winter make time to slow down, deepen practice, open to insights, and nourish the body & soul in the sun. More than another “yoga vacation” – this 7-Day Yoga Retreat Immersion with Jennifer Whitney, a lovely yoga and buddhist teacher from Brooklyn New York, weaves together the transformative practices of yoga, meditation, pranayama, dharma lecture and self-study. All with plenty …

Meet Peggy Kelly – International Iyengar Yoga Teacher

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Peggy began teaching yoga in British Columbia over 30 years ago and has taught in Mexico, Europe, and the southwest United States. She is certified to teach and to recommend teachers for certification. She has visited India often to study directly with BKS Iyengar, and his children Geeta and Prashant.  She studied Ayurveda with Bri. Maya Tiwari, David Farwley and the American Institute …

Brenda Lyons - Qigong and Fluency and Flow Yoga Retreat

Meet Brenda Lyons – Fluency and Flow Retreat Leader

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In April of 2016, Brenda Lyons hosted a Qigong Retreat at Istmo, it was a great success! During the week of February 19th to 25th 2018, Brenda will be hosting her second retreat at Istmo.  The Fluency and Flow retreat will combine Spanish instruction, yoga practice, a beach setting, and local culture.   With this Fluency and Flow retreat, Brenda combines her …

Quigong on Playa Grande Beach

Qigong Workshop at Istmo

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Over the weekend of April 15-17, 2017 the Istmo Resort hosted a Qigong Workshop for the first, but undoubtedly not the last, time.  Led by certified U.S. instructor, Brenda Lyons, the workshop, officially entitled Qigong for Health and Energy was deemed a great success by all of the nine participants who attended. Over a buffet of delicious Indian dishes served …

Goddess Retreat for Women

Host Your Own Retreat

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Whether you are looking for a retreat for your yoga class, the leadership team of your organization, an overnight birthday celebration, a family or college reunion, or a photography or meditation workshop; Istmo is ready to help facilitate an unforgettable experience for your group.  Here are 7 easy step to hosting a retreat here at Istmo: 1.  Decide when you …