Airbnb Experiences: Detox With These Unique Yoga Classes
By Leah Freeman-Haskin
We’ve all entrusted Airbnb with finding us the right vacation rentals, and now their curated experiences are the perfect compliment to your next getaway home. Here are some experiences that put a spin on traditional yoga classes, getting you outside, a little tipsy, and completely serene.
Detox and Retox
New York, NY
If you’ve ever shied away from taking a yoga class over concerns of feeling silly as you tackle those bendy poses, then this could be just the yoga class you’ve been looking for. Eli Walker founded Rooftop Drunk Yoga to make yoga accessible to everyone – to give people who would like to try yoga, but who are too intimidated to go to a yoga studio, the opportunity to let go of their inhibitions and give it a shot.
Enjoy a glass of wine after class with yoga teacher Macarena on her secret rooftop. Macarena loves to meet people from all over the world and share her passion for yoga and Barcelona to create an international community. Her hour-long classes are for yogis of all levels.
Los Angeles, CA
Join yoga teacher Raziq for LA’s premier brewery yoga experience which consists of a comfortable, gently-guided vinyasa flow yoga class inside an independent brewery taproom. After class, you can mingle with other students over a discounted cold, refreshing pint and good conversation with like-minded yogis.
Alejandra is a certified yoga teacher of the Skanda method, a breath inspired, alignment based, power vinyasa yoga that incorporates the daily energy of the Mayan Calendar into the intention and meditation set and into the practice. Alejandra promises that no two classes are alike and that you will experience something, unlike anything you ever have in a yoga class.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
The class starts with a 20-minute walk along the beautiful jagged coast to El Confital. Next, yoga teacher, Jackie, will take you through a one-hour vinyasa yoga practice intended to align your energy and still your minds, followed by a 30-minute manifestation meditation based on the work of Dr. Joe Dispenza. All levels are welcome.
Founder of Lifestyle Planet Earth, Danielle, will take you through a forest bathing exercise during a short walk through the jungle canopy, alongside a spectacular Paia beach to a private, oceanfront, wild-beach classroom under a tree canopy. Next, you move through a series of gentle yoga exercises while Danielle explains the ecological processes, symbiotic relationships, and dynamic sources of sustenance you are supported by in the Natural World. The experience will culminate in a deep relaxation practice followed by an informal discussion and refreshing coconut water.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bárbarais, a lawyer-turned-yoga-teacher, will take you on a journey visiting a secret spot inside the biggest urban forest in the world. After hiking a trail to the top of a mountain, you will enjoy a relaxing yoga practice followed by meditation in the silence of nature.
Holly is a trained dancer and certified yoga teacher who has created an experience that takes her clients on an immersive journey through nature. Starting with a one-mile hike to the yoga spot where you will begin with some breath work and movement, then explore, release, flow, laugh, and discover. This experience is designed to open you up mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically to the possibilities within your body, soul. and mind.
Born and raised in Florence, Italy, Simone is a certified yoga teacher dedicated to helping people through the practice of yoga. You can enjoy his classes from the terrace of his home overlooking the entire city of Florence. The Ashtanga yoga class is offered to people of all levels, simply bring your mat and your open mind.