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Yoga, Ayurveda, & Goddess Temples
in South India

January 15-23, 2025

Join me on a 9-day retreat to the enchanting state of Kerala in South India this January.

india ocean arabian sea yoga

Immerse yourself....

Join me in the city of Varkala, for 9 days of yoga, Ayurveda,
temple visits, and glorious beach time!

Here's what you'll experience:

Yoga on the beach

*~ May this experience offer you

a space of solace,

to anchor into your heart,

and carry home with you ~*

Come luxuriate in the deliciousness of the Arabian Sea with me! 

This ocean holds a special place in my heart, and I would love to share its beauty with you. As the sun sets, the waves turn into a kaleidoscope of rainbow colors, making for an unforgettable experience.

We will have several opportunities to meditate and practice yoga on the beach, as well as enojying the beautiful yoga shala provided for us at our retreat center.

In the warmth of the tropical climate, with the sounds of the birds in the garden around us, we will sink deeply into our inner peace.



Kerala is the homeland of the ancient Indian science of wellness: Ayurveda.

Ayureveda is based on the elements: earth, air, fire, space, and water

and aims to bring the elements back into balance, within your body.

In our retreat we will learn the basics of Ayurveda from our on-site Ayurvedic specialist.


You will also receive 2 wonderful ayurvedic massages as well as a personal consultation with our Ayurvedic doctor, to help you understand which foods and activities will help you find health and balance in your body and mind.

You will also be able to book further treatments and massages, if you want.

We will spend five days enjoying life at our Lumuma retreat center in Varkala, before heading to Alleppey for a day of exploring the beautiful backwaters (river leading to the ocean)

and staying overnight on a houseboat!

Houseboat overnight adventure


Houseboats come equipped with comfortable lounge area, bedrooms,

on-site kitchen with food prepared for us... and beautiful views!

This is a really fun part of our adventure.

Please enjoy this very old photo of me enjoying a backwaters boat tour, on my very first trip in India.. circa 2017! :)

and then... we head to Amma's ashram!!

Visiting Amma ji

Amma is considered to be a reincarnation of the Divine Mother herself, through the avatar-lineage af Kali Ma. 

She bears immense power, and even greater compassion and mercy for all of her children.

It is an honor to be at her feet.

Meet one of my beloved teachers, Amritanandamayi Ma,

and receive her miraculous blessings. 

About Amma:

Mata Amritanandamayi was born in a remote coastal village in Kerala, South India in 1953.

Even as a small girl, she drew attention with the many hours she spent in deep meditation on the seashore. She also composed devotional songs and could often be seen singing to the divine with heartfelt emotion. 

As Amma grew older, she witnessed the heartbreaking poverty and suffering around her, and found her inner calling to help all beings she could, and to soothe this suffering.

Amma is famously called "the hugging saint," for her love-filled hugs that she bestows upon all who come to receive her embrace. After experiencing a hug from Amma, many people experience powerful emotions, energetic releases, healings, and wishes and miracles granted.

When we visit her ashram, Amritapuri, we will have a chance to receive a hug from Amma!


To read Amma's life story, click here.

What's included:

- 5 day stay in our beautiful retreat center, Lumuma

- Organic clean breakfast every day 

- Ayurvedic consultation

- 2 Ayurvedic massages :)

- Houseboat overnight adventure

- daily yoga classes and meditations

- tours and experiences in incredible places

- access to amazing community and local teachers

- pick up and drop off at Trivandrum airport

- loving support in your process from Madhurai


Does not include:

- flights

- hotel or ashram stay before/after the retreat dates

- donation to Amritapuri ashram

- independent meals or activities (lunch & dinner)


Our retreat center:
We are blessed to spend the first 5 days enjoying the beauy of Lumuma yoga resort!

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