The Best Yoga and Meditation Retreats in Panama

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Photo of Brittney Schering
7 April 2018

Panama knows a thing or two about how to live a peaceful life of mindful existence. Yoga is a great way to get your zen on and feel your body loosen up as your mind empties. Here are the best yoga studios to visit while in Panama. Namaste!

212 Studio

Located in Costa del Este, 212 Studio offers yoga as well as pilates, karate, pole fitness, belly dancing, jazz, martial arts, and much more for both children and adults. Come and enjoy a class of your choice. Stretch to your heart’s delight or enjoy a therapeutic yoga session.

Akila Yoga Institute

Akila offers as space for peace-seekers to come and balance their body, elevate their spirit, and calm their mind. Come for a deep, secure experience. Classes include breathing, meditation, and many other powerful tools to help relax and rejuvenate your soul.

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El Arte de Vivir

In the heart of the snazzy area of San Francisco is the beloved meditation center El Arte de Vivir, which translates to The Art of Living. This peaceful safe-haven offers a monthly free meditation evening, to honor the energy of the full moon, and it is absolutely extraordinary. All are welcome to attend, from expert yogis to those who haven’t ever tried to meditate.

Bhakti Yoga Center

This is a non-profit cultural art center dedicated to sharing the physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation through ancestral culture and Bhakti yoga practices. Come and enjoy the events offered to experience the vibrant energy of sacred yoga practices.

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Casco Yoga

In the heart of the ever-loved Casco Viejo is a studio called Casco Yoga. On offer is English-taught yoga, pilates, tai chi, dance, and private lessons, as well as events. This yoga studio and health center is dedicated to bringing yoga to all who wish to experience it. From Vinyasa and restorative yoga to Mysore and Ashtanga, the professional team offers personal and intimate English-taught classes with a maximum of 15 students per class.

Istmo Yoga and Adventure Retreat

This is a premier yoga retreat center and beach hotel near Panama City. Nestled in the plush jungle just a stone’s throw from the white-sand beach is this perfect, peaceful paradise. With yoga retreat events on offer, Istmo also has meditation retreats, yoga teacher training, weekend retreats, women’s retreats, wellness retreats, and more.

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Mandala Panama

This yoga studio offers various types of classes, lessons, and therapies, including massages, and features promotions and events as well. Choose between a holistic massage, foot reflexology, deep muscle massage, and more, or pop into a yoga class. The weekly class schedule is available on the studio’s website.

Velez Yoga

Velez Yoga is a safe space created for the practice of Ashtanga yoga in Casco Antiguo. Jose Luis Velez teaches Ashtanga yoga daily in the classical Mysore format after having studied in Mysore. Jose has been practicing Ashtanga yoga since 2008, and he also studied Ayurveda in Mysore. Visit his website for daily classes, workshops, corporate classes, and more.

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