FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is included in the retreat packages?
Generally, our packages include accommodation, daily yoga sessions, guided adventures, meals, and optional workshops. Check each specific retreat for additional inclusions.
Is there free time for personal exploration during the retreat?
Yes, we value the balance between scheduled activities and personal time. Our itineraries provide opportunities for self-discovery and exploration of the retreat location.
What is the average age of the group?
Our groups typically consist of individuals ranging from 20 to 55 years old. However, we believe that age is just a number, and if you have a young and adventurous spirit, there are no boundaries.
Who are YAMA retreats for?
Our trips are LGBT & gender-inclusive. The theme we wish to encapsulate is a mini-festival vibe, a sense of freedom, openness and connectedness. If you are free-spirited, creative, fun and fabulous, you are perfect for our trips!
What level of yoga experience is required for your retreats?
Our retreats cater to all levels, from beginners to experienced practitioners. Our expert instructors tailor sessions to accommodate everyone, ensuring a fulfilling experience for all participants.
What types of yoga are practiced during the retreats?
We offer a blend of traditional Hatha and Ashtanga yoga. Our sessions are designed to provide a well-rounded practice, focusing on alignment, breath work, and mindfulness. However, on big adventure days, we may just do a yin or yoga nidra class.
Are the retreats suitable for solo travelers?
Absolutely! Many participants join our retreats solo. It's a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and create lasting connections within our supportive community.
Do I need to be a fitness fanatic to come?
No, not at all! is not about how fit you are but about having FUN! We aim for you to be fitter at the end compared to when you arrive and we cater for everyone; from people who want to train hard all week to guests who just want to join in the training that they wish to. We can be as hard or as soft as you like!
What is the average group size for your retreats?
We aim for an intimate experience, typically with group sizes ranging from 10 to 20 participants. This allows for personalized attention from our instructors and a close-knit community feel.
Can dietary restrictions be accommodated?
Absolutely. We take dietary preferences and restrictions seriously. Please inform us during the booking process, and our team will ensure suitable meal options.
Are non-yogis welcome on the retreats?
Yes, our retreats are open to all, regardless of yoga experience. All classes are optional, and participants are able to enjoy the destination while yoga is in session.
Can I come on the Komodo trip if I don't want to freedive?
Yes, you can! This is your experience, and you can spend it as you wish. The freediving course is open to all but also optional. If you choose not to freediver, you will still have a full experience, with options to hike, snorkel, yoga or chill in our onboard jacuzzi.
What is the cancellation policy?
Our cancellation policy varies by retreat. Please refer to the terms and conditions or contact our support team for comprehensive information.
How do I prepare for the retreat?
Once you've booked, we'll provide a detailed pre-retreat guide. This includes information on what to pack, travel arrangements, and any pre-retreat preparations. Additionally, feel free to reach out with any specific questions.