Vinyasa in Paradise with Leslie Desaulniers – Deep Renewal & Peace

Jan 30 – Feb 6, 2021

Come enjoy a little piece of heaven as you experience deep renewal and peace in Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico. 

Immerse yourself in the warmth of the sun, the calm healing of the ocean, and Vinyasa Yoga practice.

On retreat you will:

* Start each morning with a yoga workshop led by Lesley
*Practice guided meditations
*Learn mantras for inner peace and world healing
*Restore and refocus your energy through spiritual teachings and deep relaxation

Come enjoy a little piece of heaven as you experience deep renewal and peace in Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico. Immerse yourself in the warmth of the sun, the calm healing of the ocean, and Vinyasa Yoga practice. Haramara Retreat was named one of the ’10 Best Yoga Retreats in the World’ by Yoga Journal magazine.

Each retreat morning will start with a two hour yoga class led by Lesley. The Yoga Pavilion is open air with breathtaking views of the ocean. Afternoons can be spent by the infinity pool, private beaches, in surf lessons or at the spa. Additional activities like horseback riding, cooking lessons and hiking are also available. Early evening yoga workshops will feature restorative yoga, meditation and pranayama practice.

Cabanas are hand-built of all natural materials, complete with private bath, outdoor showers and exceptional views of the ocean and jungle canopy. Delicious & healthy gourmet meals are made from only the freshest natural and local ingredients.

Packages include:

  • 7 nights accommodation

  • daily yoga & meditation with Lesley

  • all meals

  • 19% state and hotel tax

  • Not Included: Airfare, airport transfers, travel insurance, gratuities


  • Single Cabana $3695
  • Double Shared Cabana $2695
  • Triple Shared Cabana $2395
  • Casa Grande Dorm $2095

Type of Retreat: Yoga
Style of Yoga: Hatha

Additional Information, Questions & Registration:

Contact Name: Leslie Desaulniers
Contact Email:

About the Instructors:

Lesley Desaulniers is known for her energizing, soulful and inspiring classes.

Her gift for storytelling and passionate connection to music and art make each class a dynamic journey of sound, spirit and soul. She was trained in yoga under the expert guidance of Sharon Gannon and David Life of Jivamukti Yoga, and is one of Northern California’s most in demand teachers.

Lesley has been studying yoga and meditation since 1996, taking her practice to New York, Russia, India and back. In her early twenties, Lesley was a resident at Ananda Ashram in upstate New York, where she intensively studied Sanskrit, meditation, philosophy, yoga, and chanting. She was later certified by master teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life and went on to teach at the Jivamukti Yoga Center in downtown Manhattan.  She returns to NYC several times a year to lead workshops and teacher trainings.  In California, Lesley teaches at YogaWorks, 1440 Multiversity, and Harmonia.

Lesley was featured in Origin magazine’s “Leaders Who Inspire” series, and selected by Mantra magazine as one of San Fransico’s leading yoga teachers. She serves on the faculty at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, 1440 Multiversity, Omega Institute,  and Yoga Journal Conferences. Lesley teaches ‘Transformational Vinyasa Yoga’ workshops and retreats at premier yoga destinations throughout the year. Lesley has been a Lululemon brand Ambassador (Brooklyn) and the Athleta brand ambassador for Northern California. She has  been featured in GOOD magazine, New York Magazine (Best of NY), Mantra Magazine, Origin, The NY Observer, Fit Yoga Magazine, YogaCity NYC, L magazine, among others.

Lesley continues to study, practice, and teach daily. Her classes are imbued with a rare blend of sweaty Vinyasa, scholarly study, spiritual awareness, and good humor. Lesley feels thankful for the many wonderful teachers she has encountered along the path.