E A S T meets W E S T



Our retreats offer an opportunity to reflect and renew away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Gather some friends together and join us, or go solo and make some new friends! Greet the gorgeous sunrise each day with yoga on the beach followed by a nutritious breakfast, and a day full of adventure, surfing, biking...or adventurously relaxing. Greet the Panama sunset with a thoughtful flow of movement and breath, followed by a delicious and healthy dinner.

Be curious, be adventurous, be relaxed, and allow yourself to be transformed! Our retreats are designed with you, your well being, and your curiosity for yoga and play in mind!

You will start your days with an invigorating morning yoga practice, and then enjoy a healthy and delicious breakfast. We then have free time for various activity options, including surfing, relaxing by the beach, reading a book, or exploring the wonders Cambutal has to offer.

What's Included: 

  • 6 nights lodging of luxury accommodations at Sansara Surf and Yoga Resort

  • Transportation to and from hotel in Casco Viejo and to and from Sansara

  • 3 healthy balanced meals each day; with local produce and fresh seafood

  • Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free? No Problem! Ask your retreat host.

  • Two yoga practices a day overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  • Complimentary introduction to surfing, with Surf Sansara

  • Complimentary use of SUP boards and kayaks

  • Complimentary use of snorkel gear

  • Complimentary bikes for exploring the area

  • Some yummy snacks and refreshments

  • Beach Bonfire *weather permitting*

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and towels

  • Organic spa products in every cabana

What’s Not Included:

  • Airfare to Panama City

  • Meals the day/evening of arrival and departure into Panama City, Casco Viejo

  • Additional excursions, surf lessons and/or rentals

  • Massages

  • Alcohol

  • Snacks/Smoothies/Juices

  • Travel Insurance (recommended)

  • Gratuities (appreciated)


Quad  | 
$1,600 -  open plan cabana, 4 twins or 2 kings
$1,700 -  open plan cabana, 3 twins or 1 king + 1 twin
$1,900 -  master Cabana with 1 king or 2 twins
Grand double | 
$2,250 - oversized beachfront CABANA, king bed
luxury beachfront double | 
$2,500 - ultra LUXURY CABANA

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meet your leaders:


Bill Sternberger (RYT 200)

Bill grew up overseas, living in Swaziland, Cairo, Paris, Riyadh, and DC, so traveling and immersing in new cultures has always been part of life. He graduated with an English degree from University of Maryland, so naturally he became a software engineer!

Bill was introduced to Bikram yoga in 2001, and continued practicing Bikram for the next 15 years. Yoga provided a great counterbalance to the stresses of software development, and In 2015 started branching out to other yoga styles, including: Yin, Ashtanga/Vinyasa, Trapeze, and Dharma. After a long career in software development, he and his business partner opened Cowface Yoga Studio, where he currently teaches. Since then, he received his RYT 200 in Vinyasa, and has also been certified to teach: Yin, Spa Yoga, pyroPILATES, and Yoga Trapeze.


Lindsey Miguel (RYT 200)

Lindsey is a true California Native, born and raised in Woodland.  She earned a double major in Psychology and Communications at UC Davis.

She embraced adulthood early and has worked as a hairstylist for 20 years serving her community in local salons such as Sinor Salons, The Gallery Hair Salon and currently at The Loft Salon.  An avid athlete, she has participated in numerous races; ten marathons, a sprint triathlon and even an ultra marathon! 

A passion for fitness, she helped her community embrace fitness through Commit to Fit.  

In 2016, she decided to expand her knowledge and became a Personal Trainer and earned her Yoga teaching certificate, 200 RYT.  After experiencing the benefits of yoga, she decided to open her own studio,  Urban Soul Yoga.  As a way to give back, she volunteers teaching yoga at the local homeless shelter.  In addition, she offers Karma Classes in her yoga studio to raise money for those in need.  Always evolving and learning, she ventured off to Bali to explore a playful type of yoga, Acrovinyasa,  alongside one of the most sought after teachers, YogaBeyond. 

Travel so far, and you meet yourself….

We strongly recommend all guests fly into Panama at least 1 day prior to the retreat start date to ensure you will be on time for the complimentary shuttle from Panama City to Sansara. If the shuttle is missed, a separate transportation fee to the resort will be required. Besides that, it is more fun with everyone!

Book your flight to Panama City (PTY), and from there we will travel to Sansara together via private shuttle (included). You can also take a redeye and arrive early on the first day (no later than 7:00 am). A shuttle will take us back to Panama City on the final day. Plan to depart that evening (no earlier than 6:00 pm) or stay a night in the city and leave the following morning.

The shuttle will be able to pick you up from any of these recommended hotels in Casco Viejo (historic district of Panama City):

$$ Casa Antigua
$$ Magnolia Inn
$$$ Central Hotel   we stayed here last time, and it was fantastic!
$$$$ American Trade Hotel
$$$$ Las Clementinas