Yoga , Food and Culture Retreat

October 8 to 13, 2025
KYOTO, JAPAN

Are you yearning for a transformative and cultural retreat experience that will leave you spellbound? Look no further than our enchanting yoga, food and culture retreat in the heart of Kyoto, Japan. 

Join your retreat experience hosts, Richelle and Dee, for an amazing immersion into Japanese culture that will include:

  • 5 night 6 day stay at a boutique hotel
  • daily brunch, welcome and last night dinner on site
  • two morning yoga practices at a traditional temple zen garden
  • trip to the popular Nishiki Market
  • additional optional cultural excursions and experiences like: day trip to Nara

Come and experience the magic of cherry blossom season in Kyoto with us. Reserve your spot on this unforgettable cultural retreat today.

"Amaaaazing retreat with Richelle and Dee! They thoughtfully crafted itineraries that were designed to provide us with a harmonious blend of relaxation and dedicated personal growth opportunities! The location they picked for the retreat was absolutely beautiful. Everything was organized perfectly and both Richelle and Dee are highly educated on the location and made sure we embraced the culture. Yoga for all styles and levels , they give each person attention and detail. They both are special women who really care and love what they do !! ( my second retreat, and not my last )" - Jen

Join us for an Unforgettable Yoga, Food  and Culture Retreat in Kyoto, Japan

 

Join your retreat hosts, Richelle and Dee, from October 8 to 13 for our second enchanting retreat to Kyoto, Japan. From traditional Japanese temples to modern amenities, immerse yourself in the rich culture of the 'land of the rising sun.'

Picture yourself strolling through ancient temples and serene gardens, soaking in the beauty of Kyoto. The city's captivating charm and timeless elegance will still make you feel like you're in a fairy-tale wonderland.

Connect with like-minded individuals from around the world, sharing experiences, stories, and laughter. Our retreats foster supportive communities where friendships are formed, and memories are cherished forever.

Don't miss this opportunity to experience Kyoto's magic and create lasting memories. We can't wait to share this journey with you!

What's included

  • 5 night 6 day stay at a boutique hotel
  • daily breakfast 
  • welcome and last night dinner on site
  • two morning yoga practices at a traditional temple zen garden
  • guided walking tour
  • trip to the popular Nishiki Market
  • additional optional cultural excursions and experiences

What's not included

  • flights and ground transportation
  • additional excursions 
  • alcoholic beverages and additional meals/food
  • spa services or treatments
  • gratuities to hotel staff

Where you'll stay

Located minutes from the main train station in Kyoto, we'll stay at. a comfortable, modern and charming boutique hotel stylish design offers a unique bridge between the harmony of traditional Japanese culture and the excitement of Japanese modernity. On site is a hot spring bath fuelled by natural groundwater drawn straight from rivers, an outdoor bath, cold plunge bath and sauna room.

SEE ROOMS AND RETREAT RATES BELOW

Retreat room rates

Book to share with a partner or friend or as a single.
Features: two single beds with ensuite bathroom. French duvets, pillow top mattresses, TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, air purifier, refrigerator, electric kettle, tea set, hair dryer, bath amenities, slippers and safe. 

Retreat rate:
shared suite (2 people) - $2199usd pp
single suite (1 person) - $2699usd pp (only 2 available)

*Retreat suite rates are all-inclusive and quoted as per person. 
*Choice of room will be allocated as first-booked-first-reserved basis. Please note, we have limited single bookings available. To reserve your space on this retreat, we require a $600usd non-refundable deposit at time of registration. 

Retreat suite - only 2 left!

Your stay will be in a superior room. Option to share or book as a single.
Features: two single beds with ensuite bathroom. French duvets, pillow top mattresses, TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, air purifier, refrigerator, electric kettle, tea set, hair dryer, bath amenities, slippers and safe. 

Retreat rate:
shared suite - $2199usd pp
single - $2699usd pp (only 2 available)

*Retreat suite rates are all-inclusive and quoted as per person. 
*Choice of room will be allocated as first-booked-first-reserved basis. Please note, we have limited single bookings available. To reserve your space on this retreat, we require a $600usd non-refundable deposit at time of registration. 

Frequently asked questions

Your Yoga and Culture Retreat Hosts

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Richelle Morgan

"Hi, I'm Richelle! I am the founder of Tulum Yoga School, creator of The Aligned Elements Yoga Teacher Training programs, and co-founder/co-host of 'The Aligned Retreats". I am a yoga teacher, breathwork and sound healing facilitator, and rescue puppy foster mom. Travel is a passion of mine and one of my purposes in life is to hold space for those I meet along my journey. 
On our retreat experiences, my goal is for each of our guests to feel supported, inspired and empowered. I strive to create spaces where you will feel encouraged, accepted and seen. And that laughter will play a huge part in your experience. I can't wait for you to join us!"

Dee Ortalan

"Hi! I'm Dee! I am the co-founder and co-host of The Aligned Retreats. I facilitate yoga, breathwork and sound healing experiences and I am one of the teachers of The Aligned Elements yoga teacher training immersions.
My mission is to hold a safe space for you where you can slow down, quiet your mind, move your body, align, sweat, laugh, feel amazing and connect with likeminded people while experiencing new destinations, new cultures, new tastes..
I can’t wait to support you on your journey!"

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Japan retreat registration

Please fill out the retreat registration form.
Once we receive your form, we'll be in touch with regards to deposit and room choice.
Your space on the retreat will be confirmed with a non-refundable $600usd deposit.

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