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

Yoga

What Really Happens at Island Yoga Retreats With Yoga Girl®

People ask what we do during our retreats. Yes, we practice yoga twice a day and eat nourishing meals. We hike to natural pools, jump off sailboats and play. But all those things aren’t what make these retreats so special. What really happens is deeply life-changing.

Rachel Brathen- Saturday, 12:16 pm0
Self Love

5 Ways to Love Yourself First and Live Your Life for YOU

Two truths have changed my life: 1—You can’t know love, and give love, if you don’t love yourself first. If you try, it won’t be pure or unconditional. 2—You’re here for a specific purpose that only you have. It makes zero sense to live anyone else’s life but your own! Come home to yourself and your divine purpose with these 5 tips.

Rachel Brathen- Sunday, 4:51 pm0
Healing

The Downside of Being in Your Body

I was never sporty. I got out of running the mile in gym class every year with a note from my allergist. I wrote essays on the benefits of exercise in the library instead. I didn’t see the point of sports, or dance, or playing outside at recess. I was much more interested in reading.

Haley Jakobson- Monday, 12:15 pm0
Yoga

Yoga For All

When I started teaching yoga it was a hobby. Something I wanted to share with my friends and family. I have been practicing some form of yoga for the past 43 years of my life. My yoga evolved from a form of exercise to life altering experience. My teaching developed from a small class of my friends and family to a worldwide stage. My mission: more accessibility for more people. I wanted the yoga mat to be a place of surrender and community.

Dianne Bondy- Monday, 12:51 pm0
Lifestyle

Be Who You Are

“Are you vegan?” is one of the most asked questions I get on social media — so I thought I’d finally dive in and answer. But first, a little bit of history ...

Amelia Barnes - Monday, 1:43 pm0

To Love and Let Go by Rachel Brathen

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Join us in Aruba

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

Feed Your Soul Retreat w/ Rachel Brathen & Ashley Albrand
  • June 13 - 18, 2019
  • Join us in June for our Feed Your Soul retreat. 6 days of the perfect blend of yoga, meditation, self-discovery, and fun!
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.
Teacher Training Immersion: 23-Day Intensive
  • October 25 - November 16, 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
  • December 5 - 11, 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.

Teacher Trainings

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

Retreats

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

Group Bookings

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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