$310 per person

Available Weekends

JULY 30th - AUGUST 1st

AUGUST 13th - AUGUST 15th 

Join the directors of DYS for this 3 day/2 night backpacking experience in Grandfather Mountain, Boone NC.

This remote setting provides the perfect grounds for exploring what it means to be a yogic practitioner. Together, we'll participate in daily yoga, meditation, and hiking in effort to build and strengthen our bodies, speech and minds.

A vegetarian meal will be provided for dinner each night, prepared over the fire pit!

HIKING                YOGA                 MEDITATION


*Participants must provide their own camping equipment and transportation.

Camping/hiking experience is not required, but recommended as the landscape offers intermediate terrain. 


Want to become a certified yoga teacher?

With this individualized teacher training experience, you will be given the opportunity to complete your 200 hour certification in 3 weeks.

This program is designed for those truly dedicated and serious about the practice and stepping into the role of a teacher.

Weeks one and two are completed in a retreat setting, so that the trainee is able to fully commit themselves to the study and lifestyle.
Class is held from 6am to 6pm, Monday through Saturday.

Backpacking and Camping options are available.

Week three prepares the trainee to teach. Upon completion, the trainee is required to teach a minimum of three public classes to demonstrate what they have learned while on retreat.

Class is held from 8am - 6pm, Monday - Saturday.

Week One:

Body Focus - Asana, Surya Namaskarasana, Ayurvedic Living, Traditional Hatha, Sunatan, & Ashtanga, Modern Vinyasa

Week Two:

Mind Focus - Pranayama, Meditation, Mantra, Chanting, Chakras, Subtle Bodies, Yogic Philosophy, Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

Week Three:

Speech Focus - The Art of Teaching, Ethics, Marketing, Practicum