We are creating a new lifestyle, movement and brand to heal and change the world. Everyone can be a Yoga Girl.

In order to change the world we must first begin with ourselves. Healing requires courage – and it means we have to do the work. In this community we walk this beautiful and difficult path together.

The hardest part is showing up. You’re already here, so… Welcome.

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Featured Stories

We build community through words. Through practice. Through service. In person and online. We are love, in action. We are Yoga Girl®.


Why Travel if You Never Arrive? Lessons From a Nomad

When I left Sweden to travel the world, my mom would tell her friends I was on a "world tour". I was a free spirit, confident I was meant to wander the world and never settle down. It was part of my identity, going from place to place. Nothing was better than constant travel. But I didn’t know I was keeping myself from the best part: arriving.

Rachel Brathen- Sunday, 8:38 pm0

The Pause In Between

Smart people always get my attention, especially a genius as gifted as Albert Einstein. His words were as magical as his mathematics were miraculous. He wrote, ” He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.“

Lara Heimann- Thursday, 7:16 pm0

Crystal Guide

Whether you believe solely in the practical capabilities of crystals such as the ability to transform pressure into an electrical current, or if you have daringly ventured beyond this to explore their stardust qualities and magic, it is true to say that the mythology of crystals is having an otherworldly, powerful moment in our times.

Lucy Sherwood- Monday, 5:51 pm0

Move A Little Because It All Adds Up

Let’s face it: not everyone has the time or energy to devote to hours at the gym or yoga studio. But that’s no reason not to try! All or nothing is not everything. Doing a little something, working a little harder, being a little healthier, is better than nothing at all.

Lara Heimann- Monday, 6:03 pm0

Yoga Made Us Better Parents - Yulady and Gerald Saluti

We are the proud parents of six wonderful children. Both of us had children from a previous marriage, and we had two children together. Yours, mine and ours as we like to say. As you might imagine, we have faced a number of parenting obstacles in raising our blended little family.

Gerald Saluti- Monday, 8:27 pm0

Yoga Teacher Training - Now Open!

July 12 - August 3, 2019 & October 25 - November, 2019

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One-of-a-kind experiences where our community, teachings and souls come to life.

Teacher Training Immersion: 23-Day Intensive
  • July 12 - August 3, 2019
  • Yoga Girl® 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training Immersion w/ Rachel Brathen, Lara Heimann and Susanna Barkataki. This 23-day intensive program is designed for aspiring teachers who wish to complete their certification in an immersive setting for learning and mentorship. Program includes three learning modules, lodging, all vegan meals and snacks, airport transfers and more. Payment plans available.
Healing the Heart Retreat w/ Rachel Brathen & Shubhaa Fisher
  • April 18 - 24, 2019
  • A special 7-day island retreat led by Rachel Brathen and expert Shubhaa Fisher meant for individuals looking to reconnect with themselves and their inner purpose.
Authentically You Retreat w/ Rachel Brathen and Stephanie Birch
  • March 28 - April 2, 2019
  • Join us in Aruba for a magical retreat centered around making peace with our past, shedding layers, anchoring into self-love and making our way to our authentic, true selves. Six days of the perfect blend of yoga, meditation, self-discovery, writing and fun! You will enjoy community, art and creative activities combined with the soothing power of the sun and the ocean to help you find your way back home.
June Island Yoga Retreat w/ Rachel Brathen
  • June 13 - 18, 2019
  • Join us in June for our classic island retreat. 6 days of the perfect blend of yoga, meditation, self-discovery, and fun!

Teacher Trainings

Programs to prepare you to teach the ancient science of yoga from an authentic place of inspiration, education, creativity, and compassion.


We offer various types of Retreats that center around yoga, self-love, healing, community. Join us in Aruba!

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Our Island Yoga Aruba property designed to support healing, fun, nourishment, and over-all well-being in an eco-friendly environment in the Caribbean. It is the perfect location to host a group retreat, or yoga training program and also to live a meaningful and impactful volunteer experience. ​


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