Updated on June 30th, 2022
Yoga for Wellness in Europe
I’m Jeni Martinez, yoga teacher, and travel enthusiast since 1995. Jeni’s Global Yoga Trips, LLC was founded in January of 2020 with the goal of spending more time doing what I love most. In March of 2021 my husband Rocky and I moved to Gijon, Spain on the Bay of Biscay so we could explore and expand our retreat offerings in Europe. Currently we offer retreats in Spain, Italy, Portugal, France and Greece.
In addition to yoga, each trip includes hiking, or walking, and fully immersive cultural experiences highlighting the best of the area we are visiting. Opportunities to browse local villages and visit historical sites, as well as, enjoying the natural beauty, abound. Free time is also built-in for napping, dreaming, or journaling.
Pack your bags and let’s go! – Jeni Martinez, CEO, Jeni’s Global Yoga Trips, LLC
In 2006, I hosted my first international yoga retreat. During that trip, I discovered that my two loves, yoga and travel, were exponentially better when combined!
Since then, I’ve had the privilege and joy of leading single women, girlfriends, families and/or partners to a variety of exciting destinations in Europe and South America. Group size is limited to 12-20 people.
Small group travel encourages deep and meaningful connections with fellow travelers and creates a safe, supportive and enjoyable extended-family atmosphere for each retreat. Solo women travelers, in particular, find a great deal of comfort in our more intimate groups and can relax knowing they will be well taken care of while traveling.
I search for locations that are less frequented by typical tourists so that my guests can enjoy a truly local experience. Daily yoga and meditation classes help guests stay grounded and to integrate the excitement of international travel. Of course, the yoga also helps our bodies stay healthier and more comfortable while we are away from our own beds and eating new foods. That said, all activities are optional, even yoga!
Retreat sites are chosen with the goal of supporting local businesses and guides to ensure a sustainable and respectful travel exchange so that our visit not only inspires our guests but enhances the community we are visiting. We make friends from strangers every place we go!
Vaccination Policy: Guests are required to show proof of vaccination