Discover the splendor of southern Brazil.

Start your days with meditation and yoga among birdsong in the Atlantic Rainforest. Explore the quaint fishing village of Garopaba, relax on one of its nine beautiful beaches, or indulge in an Ayurvedic spa treatment. Search for wildlife from a stand up paddle board on one of the area's many lagoons, or take a rafting trip. This trip has something for everyone!  

Typical daily schedule:

7-8:30am  Yoga and meditation
8:30-9:30am  Breakfast
9:30am-1:00pm  Optional day excursion or explore trails, waterfalls, and gardens at the center
1:00pm-2:00pm  Lunch
2:30pm-4:00pm  Afternoon yoga session
4pm-7pm  Free time at center
7pm-8pm  Dinner



Enchanted Mountain

Enchanted Mountain is the home of the Integrative Yoga Institute (a nonprofit organization) and is located in Garopaba on the coast of Santa Catarina, Brazil. The Enchanted Mountain Center occupies an area of 50 hectares of Atlantic Forest. Built on the slopes of beautiful mountains rich in native vegetation, it is home to waterfalls, trails and natural beauty. 

The Center also boasts a Therapeutic Massage and Ayurvedic Healing Facility.  Enhance your yoga vacation experience with a deeply nourishing spa treatment!

Meals meet a gourmet lacto-vegetarian standard and includes all the nutrients necessary for good nutrition. The menu, exquisite and rich in spices and natural flavors, answers the need for light food that´s full of vital energy and facilitates the practice of yoga, meditation and psychophysical activities executed in the offered courses.



C-IAYT, TIYT, RYT-500, E-RYT-200

Lori draws from her medical background and the healing modalities of the Yogic and Ayurvedic traditions to formulate a practice consisting of a unique blend of tools which support the well being of each practitioner. Lori is particularly competent in refining these tools to be therapeutic for clients working with diminished mobility, physiological or mental conditions, as well as those with terminal situations. She has taught yoga in the studio setting across the Albuquerque area for 7 years. Lori has also designed and implemented multiple group yoga programs for target populations such as elementary students, underprivileged youth, cardiovascular clients, Veterans, elderly students and Post Traumatic Stress.

Lori completed the 800 hour Professional Yoga Therapist Training through Integrative Yoga Therapy in 2015. She has also completed specialized trainings in Functional Yoga Therapy, is a certified Trauma Informed Yoga Instructor, and a certified Children’s Yoga Instructor. Lori is the owner of Well Within Yoga School, an Integrative Yoga Therapy Affiliate.




- Accommodations (double occupancy)

- 2 Yoga & Meditation classes daily

- 3 meals per day; fruit, tea and coffee throughout the day

- Transportation to and from the airport in Florianopolis

- Day trip to Garopaba for shopping and beach time

* Not included—travel to and from Brazil, spa treatments, additional day excursions, and meals outside of Enchanted Mountain.




$1,850 + tax*

*$500 deposit needed by March 31, 2019 to secure spot and allow time for Visa Process