Deluxe Ocean View Room, Manchebo Beach Resort, Aruba Spa at Manchebo Beach Resort, Aruba Spa at Manchebo Beach Resort, Aruba
Valerie Rushmere
Pool at Manchebo Beach Resort, Aruba
Yoga Pavillion, Manchebo Beach Resort, Aruba
Fruit plate, Manchebo Beach Resort, Aruba
Spa Del Sol, Aruba
Sailing Yoga

Relax, Restore and Renew in Aruba
with Studio 1831
Island: Aruba
Dates: November 5-12, 2011
Accommodations: Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa
Retreat Details:

Join us for a fun, relaxing and transforming yoga vacation in tropical paradise! Nurture positive change in your life - you'll de-stress and nourish your mind with restorative meditation'll nourish your body with muscle lengthening and strengthening yoga instruction (not to mention great local cuisine). You'll nourish your spirit with a community of new friends, an intoxicating setting, and plenty of time to play!

Valerie Rushmere, owner of Studio 1831, has over 25 years experience in Yoga, Dance, fitness and Pilates. Valerie's twice daily yoga classes will leave you feeling balanced, relaxed, and renewed. Through one-on-one attention to each student, Valerie emphasizes alignment, balance, focus, and breathing. She has developed her own unique style of yoga, incorporating aspects from many yoga traditions including Iyengar, Power Yoga, Vinyasa, Kripalu, and Kundalini. Her extensive background in dance, fitness, and Pilates further enriches her understanding of body mechanics to help each student reach
their full potential.

Morning yoga classes incorporate traditional hatha and flowing vinyasa yoga styles to nourish and strengthen the body. Evening classes are a mix of restorative yoga, meditation, and Pranayama. (Belly dance, Latin dance and Creative Movement classes are also available if the group prefers). Classes are flexible and can be modified to suit individual needs. All levels of experience are welcome. Attendance to all classes is optional.

A light breakfast will be available daily before the morning yoga session featuring fresh fruits, yogurts, breads, juices, coffee and tea. Following the moring yoga session a substantial, healthy brunch will be served. The Welcome and a Farewell dinners (both three course and including a glass of wine) will give us the opportunity to dine as a group while the other nights you can choose to eat at one of the two restaurants at Manchebo or venture out and try one of the other fabulous restaurants Aruba has to offer.

The concierge staff will be happy to assist you in planning other activities for you during your stay such as island touring, shopping, scuba diving, sailing, playing golf, snorkeling or enjoying rejuvenating spa treatments at the exotic outdoor Caribbean-Balinese spa facility.

Yoga Instructor: Valerie Rushmere
Valerie Rushmere has devoted her career to an understanding of movement arts that promote health and well-being. She has taught yoga, belly dance, and fitness throughout the Philadelphia area in numerous accredited institutions including Temple University and the University of the Arts.

Owner of Studio 1831 in Philadelphia, Valerie incorporates elements from a diverse yoga background. She has studied with many renowned yoga teachers including Baron Baptiste, Sean Corn, Rodney Yee, Joan White, Bikram Choudry, David Newman and David Swenson.

Valerie specializes in a "hands-on" approach to teaching, focusing on technique and alignment. A strong foundation in Iyengar yoga enables her to modify postures for all levels of participants. She enjoys sharing her passion and enthusiasm for fitness and well being!

Package Price:

Deluxe Sanctuary Room
Deluxe Ocean View Room

Single - $2220
Double - $1397
Triple $1210

Single - $2475
Double - $1525
Triple $1220
**Rooms come with either one king or two full size beds. One additional cot can be placed for triple occupancy**
***Packages including nightly dinner as well as an all-inclusive option available. Please email for rates***
Package Inclusions:
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 7 nights accommodations in a Deluxe room with private balcony or patio
  • Daily light breakfast before morning yoga
  • Daily substantial brunch following morning yoga
  • Three course welcome and farewell dinners including one glass of wine per person
  • Two yoga classes per day, props provided
  • Taxes and service charge
Package Exclusions:
  • Airfare and travel to Aruba
  • Gratuities including meal service, tips for taxis, tour guides, maid service etc. are at your discretion
  • Personal expenses including souvenirs, massages, incidentals, extra excursions, alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Travel Insurance - There are no refunds or exchanges at any time for any reason. We recommend that you verify your health insurance coverage and purchase travel insurance
Registration Instructions:
To register, please click below to submit the registration form. A $500 deposit is required to confirm your reservation. This deposit can be paid by credit card: submitted by email at or by phone 1-888-673-8036. Full payment is due 45 days prior to departure. Again, this balance can be submitted by email or by phone.

Please contact with any questions.
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