Our resident Joyologist Dashama, founder of Pranashama Yoga and inspiring host of our holiday Hug Challenge, is one of the nation’s top yogi personalities. With a loyal following of bliss-seekers, Dashama keeps her practice exotic as they follow her to various Pranashama yoga training and health/wellness retreats that she leads around the world.

For our more dedicated yoga friends – or anyone looking to make a shift in their career, relationships or life – explore the world one pose at a time with Dashama’s exciting Pranashama Yoga Institute retreats in 2012!


2-week yoga training retreat | March 15-31


Discover the fountain of youth retreat yoga, Thai massage and cleansing diet | May 19-26


30-day yoga training retreat | June 1-30


30-day advanced yoga teacher training | July 15 – Aug 14

They also offer yoga & health retreats and events in Egypt, Whistler and Ibiza. Find out more about the retreats and see more photos at Pranashana.com. For a glimpse into the love and camaraderie on these retreats, check out the video recap of the 2011 Pranashama Bali Retreat: