Meet Peggy Kelly – International Iyengar Yoga Teacher

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Peggy began teaching yoga in British Columbia over 30 years ago and has taught in Mexico, Europe, and the southwest United States. She is certified to teach and to recommend teachers for certification. She has visited India often to study directly with BKS Iyengar, and his children Geeta and Prashant.  She studied Ayurveda with Bri. Maya Tiwari, David Farwley and the American Institute …

Brenda Lyons - Qigong and Fluency and Flow Yoga Retreat

Meet Brenda Lyons – Fluency and Flow Retreat Leader

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In April of 2016, Brenda Lyons hosted a Qigong Retreat at Istmo, it was a great success! During the week of February 19th to 25th 2018, Brenda will be hosting her second retreat at Istmo.  The Fluency and Flow retreat will combine Spanish instruction, yoga practice, a beach setting, and local culture.   With this Fluency and Flow retreat, Brenda combines her …

Quigong on Playa Grande Beach

Qigong Workshop at Istmo

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Over the weekend of April 15-17, 2017 the Istmo Resort hosted a Qigong Workshop for the first, but undoubtedly not the last, time.  Led by certified U.S. instructor, Brenda Lyons, the workshop, officially entitled Qigong for Health and Energy was deemed a great success by all of the nine participants who attended. Over a buffet of delicious Indian dishes served …

Goddess Retreat for Women

Host Your Own Retreat

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Whether you are looking for a retreat for your yoga class, the leadership team of your organization, an overnight birthday celebration, a family or college reunion, or a photography or meditation workshop; Istmo is ready to help facilitate an unforgettable experience for your group.  Here are 7 easy step to hosting a retreat here at Istmo: 1.  Decide when you …

How to become a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher?

Ayesha Istmo Yoga and Adventure

My family house used to be in Pune, Maharashtra, India the same town where the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute (RIMYI), the “heart and soul of Iyengar Yoga” is located.  Back in 1993, while visiting my grand-aunts in Pune, I pick up the phone and called the RIMYI.  I wanted to take a class with B.K.S Iyengar himself, or at …

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Tacos, Boudin, Bayous & Yoga | Promoting Istmo in the Deep South.

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Tacos, Boudin, Bayous and Yoga I was fortunate enough to take a 10 day whirlwind trip from Texas to Florida to promote Istmo in the deep south. I flew into Houston and spent a couple of days in my hometown of Galveston, Texas before setting off for Daytona Beach, Florida to visit my brother who was participating in the National Lifeguarding Competition. On …

Full Moon Renewing

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[:en] A monthly lunar cycle gives you several chances to practice rituals to mark a personal turning point or let go and release. At the New Moon, you can go into the dark and be symbolically reborn. New Moon rituals help you summon your whole Self, and in that magic moment, commit to intentions. At the full Moon, the energy …