Yogatan Yoga Festival August 30th

Come and join us for the 5th Yogatan Yoga Festival at Upachaya Eco-Lodge & Wellness Resort scheduled for August 30th, 2015.  This one day event provides you two guided meditations, three yoga classes (8 different classes available to choose from), and lunch.

For more details visit our event page.  Following are the instructors that will provide you the best they have to offer to make this a memorable event.

CHRISTINE ETCHES: Christine discovered yoga in 1997 during her studies at U.C.S.B.  She was initially certified in Bikram Yoga, then went on to further expand her yoga education to the more breath focused, alignment based style of B.K.S. Iyenger.  Her classes offer a dynamic flow with modifications for beginners and advanced yogis.  She has been teaching yoga on Roatan for 15 years.  Christine truly believes yoga is for everyone and yoga should be whatever you need or want it to be.

MICHELE RAUTER: Michele is a self taught instructor, and will receive her first yoga certification in Yin Yoga this Nov. studying with Bernie Clark under Semperviva in Vancouver, Canada. She holds several bodywork titles such as Personal Trainer, Massage Therapist, Fascial Stretch Therapist, Active Release Techniques Practitioner and Reiki Healer.  She believes our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen.

ERICA MORGAN: Erica began her yoga practice in 2009 and it quickly became a source of personal healing and spiritual growth for her.  In 2011 she completed her 200hr yoga instructor certification with Kimberley Waugh through Radiant Life Yoga School in Nicaragua.  Erica believes yoga is a creative expression of the deeper nature of our individual selves. Her powerful, fun, and creative vinyasa classes are designed to inspire the spirit, cultivate inner peace, promote self acceptance, and encourage compassion.

RACHEL DARDEN: Rachel says “Yoga changes me from the inside out. It allows me to pause. It reminds me of who I am and who I aspire to become.”   Rachel received her certification as a Yoga Instructor through Corepower Yoga and has been sharing her passion ever since.  Expect her yoga classes to be fun, dynamic, a full body experience with breath work, meditation and focus on alignment.

BARBARA WASTART: Barbara is a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, a member of IKYTA (International Kundalini Yoga Teacher Association) and RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) through Yoga Alliance.  She received her training at the Niketan Parmarth Ashram in Rishikesh, India.  She is Aqua Yoga certified through White Crow Studios.  She is also a Holistic Health Practitioner certified through the Global College of Natural Medicine, as well as a Reiki Master.