Discover your Yoga Experience in Raleigh North Carolina

“Our life is shaped by our minds. We become what we think.” ~ Buddha

Yoga in Raleigh, North Carolina or Around the World

We all share this planet called Earth, and whether we live in Raleigh or Bombay, India, who among us is truly at peace in this world? Who among us does not wish to be? True contentment is a rare state of being that we all aspire to whether we realize it or not.

All of us desire freedom from the many negative influences that surround us; physical, emotional, and spiritual difficulties can combine to overwhelm any of us, and many individuals here in Raleigh depend on the truly extraordinary benefits of yoga to enhance their physical health while lessening or eliminating the negative energies that detract from the quality of their life.

~ Yoga offers a stronger and more flexible body that is in

balance with itself— a body that is pain free.

~ Yoga provides a clear pathway to the inner mind

where the secret to true contentment resides.

~ Yoga promotes a spiritual awareness and joy for those who invite this extraordinary discipline into their life.

In the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, the word yoga means union, which refers to the joining of the body, mind, and soul. This comprehensive, three- pronged approach to self-improvement offers a tried and true way to enhance physical health, achieve clarity and contentment of the mind, and experience true spiritual joy.

Yoga offers exceptional benefits for those who embrace the ancient practice, and there are many devotees here in Raleigh who say that yoga has been an extraordinarily uplifting force in their life. Perhaps no other discipline pursued to enrich our existence can offer all that is attained through the learning of the timeless art of yoga.

For some Yoga may be considered a philosophy, a practice, a work out, a way of life or just yoga. We are born into this world with an inhale and we leave with an exhale. Life is a cycle. Everything comes to us in cycles. With yoga, one is able to enjoy these cycles of life with the use of breathe, also known as Prana. Pranayama is the art of practicing your breathe to control the obstacles created by your actions in this beautiful world.

Yoga helps your mental, physical, and spiritual being.

Yoga give your mind a constant clarity by nourishing your physical being with the fresh flow of oxygen throughout your veins, organs, muscles, and mind.

As you inhale your body takes in pure oxygen. On your exhale your body releases toxins and everything negative. This oxygen is carried throughout your body and mind which helps to purify all of your senses. You start to taste, feel, and smell things differently, hear and see more clearly.

Your body becomes alive. You begin to feel more peaceful within yourself. More than anything you will begin to notice they way you view life and the way life views you seems different. Better.

Come and experience the beauty of yoga. Come and discover the peace that has always existed within yourself and this exciting world.


Claudia, you are so real and authentic and every class is just so “in the moment” and I just LOVE that.. I love the resonance of that”

~ Barbra

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Puerto Rico Yoga Retreat

Imagine yourself, on a Private Caribbean beach, the turquoise flat ocean flat like glass. Your legs propped up watching the whales swim by, the smell of the ocean air through the privacy of this home for your tropical yoga beach retreat.

Villa Orleans is a rustic beach front home on the western side of Puerto Rico, in a small lazy surfing town called Rincon.

This beach front home has all the amenities you need, for a home away from home. Its 5 bedrooms open up to balconies overlooking the peaceful Caribbean Beach.

Daily Activities:

This trip is all about you and what you want out of it, so you can do as much or as little as you desire. This is YOUR vacation! You can enjoy an early morning run, or power walk, followed by a morning yoga session, surfing or stand-up paddling in the afternoons and a second yoga class in the early evening to further unwind from your day!

Retreat Includes:
Transportation To / From Aguadilla Airport. – (Additional Charge if you arrive in San Juan or Mayaguez)
2 Yoga w/ Mediation Classes per Day
3 Meals per Day
1 Thai Yoga Therapy Session or Reiki Session with Claudia

* Airfare and optional activities are not included.

* Optional Activities: golf, horseback riding, sailing, parasailing, dive, snorkel, fishing,  waterfall, caves, biobay, kayaking, repelling, zip lining, surfing, paddle boarding, thermal baths, Taino indian ceremonial park.


7:30 Breakfast-granola, yogurt, fresh fruit, bread, hard boiled egg and smoothies
9:00- 10:15 Yoga
10:45-12pm You Time
12-1pm Lunch (Optional Packed Lunch)
5-6:15 Yoga
7-8pm Dinner at the house, it will be a very healthy meal, offering vegetarian options as well as meats. One meal out.


Highly nutritious and delicious breakfasts will be prepared daily and will feature granola, local fruits and pastries. Dinners are included, expertly prepared, with ingredients sourced from only the highest quality. We will enjoy these meals as a group at the Villa.


Triple Occupancy $1500per person  (invite a friend or we can pair you up)
For Double $1600 per person  (invite a friend or we can pair you up)
For single $1800 per person

  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 – 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 – 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 – 1 king , This is a complete apartment next to the main villa.
    Bedroom 2 – 3 queen
    Bedroom 4 – 2 queen , Has private bathroom.
    Bedroom 6 – 2 twin/ single , Share a bathroom
    Bedroom 7 – 2 twin/ single
  • 2 twin beds sharing a bathroom

Register for This Retreat

STEP 1: Please click here to pay the $500 RETREAT DEPOSIT.

STEP 2: Contact Claudia Chambers to secure your rooming preference. Please note that accommodation types are limited, and will be granted on a first-come first serve basis, but are not secured until paid in full. Rooming preferences changed at a later date may still be liable for the full cost of the room initially reserved. Email Claudia here.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

The $500 deposit is non-refundable. The full balance is due 8 weeks prior to the retreat date. Cancellations prior to 8 weeks will receive a refund of monies paid, minus the $500 deposit. Cancellations within 8 weeks of retreat date are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Since last minute injuries, illnesses, work emergencies, or deaths in the family unfortunately do happen, we HIGHLY recommend travel insurance. Check out the website Travel Insurace Review, which gives an overview of travel insurance needs and companies with an option to review quotes from different companies. You have the option to purchase travel medical insurance in the case of getting injured while on the trip

Reservations and Flights

Aguadilla/ Boriquen Airport to Rincon in car  30 min
San Juan Airport to Rincon 2.5 hours

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Victoria honoring the Trees.

Hola y Namaste.
My original intention when creating our Y Respira Yoga  shack in a private setting was to home school Victoria. Victoria is now about 20 months young and I have been researching on how to go about the socialization part of her homeschooling program. As parents we are to set the examples for our children
After doing some serious meditating I decided to offer  ”OM Schooling Co-Op”  in a truly eclectic and private setting.We are located in walking distance to Millbrook Park Exchange.
No need to load and unload your little one from the car multiple times, just one stop is needed.
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents (homeschooling or not) and to introduce your little one to a few other experiences using the Yogic & Native American philosophy (No religions will be introduced or discussed). The studio is surrounded by lots of windows and trees (no artificial lighting at all). We even have chickens. Please note- this is not a pre school or child care. This is a parent / care taker participating experience of connection/ learning/ socializing fun time.
Here we will all learn how to co exist with one another, live with the seasons, and find peace on Earth.
“It takes a village to raise a child”. ~African Proverb

Yogic Philosophy:

In our sessions we will incorporate the Pantajali’s 8 Limbs of Yoga to guide Parent and Child into a non-competive world where it is possible to find contentment with the simple things in life.
Parent and Child will learn how to breathe with one another and find healthy ways to communicate through love and laughter.

Native American Philosophy :
Children learn by example. In Lakota the word child is interpreted as “standing sacred”. Within each session each parent will have the opportunity to rediscover their inner child and in turn allow they children to see them in the scared light.
You will be the one to set the example for your children. With your guidance your children will:
- Learn how to honor themselves.
- Learn how to walk in a sacred manner.
- Co-exist with the natural world around them.
- Learn how to live by Love and not by Fear.


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