August 1st - 23rd, 2024

Here at Sama, we offer wellness retreats and yoga teacher training of the highest caliber. Groups come to journey together and wanderers find their way home. Many of these people do not seem to know each other when they arrive, but there is a soul-knowing, and life-long connections are made.

Rest assured,

you have found THE place to explore all of their wellness and earth medicine dreams: Yoga, Ayurveda, immersion in nature, medicinal plants, music, dance, joy, laughter, psycho-spiritual growth and deep healing. Here you can remember and strengthen your connection to yourself, to the earth, and to others just like you.

Training Schedule

6:00am – 7:00am Mantra, meditation, and pranayama
7:00am – 8:30am Asana practice
8:30am – 9:30am Breakfast
9:30am – 10:00am Karma Yoga
10:00am – 1:00pm Asana clinic, teaching methodology, anatomy
1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm – 4:00pm Special topic
4:00pm – 5:00pm Break
5:00pm – 6:00pm Dinner
6:00pm – 7:00pm Sunset beach walk and meditation
7:00pm – 8:00pm Restorative Yoga + Yoga Nidra
  • Daily schedule is subject to change
  • There will be a special 5am practice once per week.
  • There will be 1 – 2 days off per week.
karthik
Yoga Teacher

Karthik Krishna

Karthik’s journey of yoga is one of great learning, decades of self-practice, and devotion to sharing the knowledge with those willing to realize their mind, body and soul. As a child he was fascinated by the challenging postures of yoga and became an avid practitioner by the age of ten. His immense interest led him to participate in and win many National and International yoga competitions. His urge to achieve perfection in the postures lead him into discovering the actual practice and true path of yoga. By the age of seventeen, his passion led him to choose teaching yoga as a career path.

He opened his own yoga shala, traveled to China to teach multiple workshops for thousands of people, and since has led countless classes and yoga teacher trainings in Mysore, India. In a place well known for its yoga teachers, Karthik stands out as one of the best. He has perfected the art of creating a practice that is both subtle and intense in its own way, simultaneously therapeutic and advanced. All are welcomed to his classes, and while many different people arrive for practice, by the end all are united in one peaceful state of mind.

molly
Yoga Teacher

Molly McLaughlin

Molly has a wealth of diverse yogic knowledge, an open and loving heart, and the soul of a healer. She was first introduced to yoga and meditation while in the womb. She was a sensitive and aware child who struggled with feeling out of place in the world she was born into. She yearned for deep connection and a real sense of freedom. Her life dramatically shifted for the best when she rediscovered yoga at the age of nineteen. Once she set on the path of yoga, she experienced continual happiness and was shown the true and expansive nature of this mysterious reality. Her journey since has been one of great love, transformation, and awakening.

Molly has learned from various masters around the world and has studied multiple styles of yoga. She currently teaches Hatha, Vinyasa, Therapeutic, Yin, and Yoga Nidra. She has been teaching yoga for over 15 years; offering private sessions, group classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings. She has studied dance, fitness, and martial arts. She is also a dedicated student and practitioner of Ayurveda and sees yoga and Ayurveda as part of the same tree, offering a complete package for the mind, body, and soul. Molly is currently exploring in depth the power of sound through Sanskrit, mantra, and sound healing. She loves to be in the ocean, adventure into nature, connect with plants and animals, and celebrate life with friends and family.

pruthvi
Yoga Teacher

Pruthvika

Pruthvika first discovered yoga when living in Mysore. After attending a local class, she was hooked and slowly began to feel both the physical and mental health benefits yoga has to offer. She continued her practice everyday until she decided to train as a yoga teacher. Her teaching career began by assisting one of the best and experienced yoga teachers in Mysore. Over time, her practice has evolved and strengthened, finding her own style, providing a soft, gentle and nurturing environment as well as traditional and alignment based practice.

She also focuses on spreading the importance of yoga during pregnancy (prenatal) and post pregnancy(post-natal). Motherhood is a beautiful journey requiring a dedicated amount of physical and mental strength. Yoga during pregnancy can slowly help with the transforming body by improving the strength of the body and the mind. Pruthvika teaches Hatha, Prenatal, Pranayama, Mantra, and Therapy Yoga.

About the property

Sama is the experience of peace that comes through balance. Balance of the masculine and feminine, the spiritual and material, the work and play. We offer you an immersion into Alchemy; a merging of the worlds. This is a place that you can develop your skillset of walking the tightrope so many of us are walking – balancing our work lives with our need for wellness.

This is a place you can come to reconnect to the earth and be healed by the ocean breeze. A place you can come to laugh, dance, and dive deep into the heart of consciousness. A place you can come to remember our ancient roots as human beings and receive support during this massive transition the collective consciousness is going through.

A place you can celebrate your inner child and step into your future self.

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The purpose of this retreat is to give you the tools and the space to bring balance and beauty back into your life through feminine embodiment practices.