Solstice Yoga Center - Hatha Yoga Classes in Zipolite, Oaxaca

Our 15th Anniversary!             

News from Solstice Yoga Center

January 2014

Solstice Yoga Center - Vacations, Workshops and Retreats in Mexico Greetings!


Solstice Yoga Center in Zipolite, Mexico is thrilled to be celebrating its fifteenth anniversary! As part of our ongoing celebration of fifteen strong years of yoga in paradise, we will host renowned international teachers, increase our schedule of daily classes, and continue to enhance and improve our workshops and teacher training course.

When I arrived in Mexico with my family all those years ago, yoga was still in its early stages in this country. Brigitte Longueville - E-RYT500

There were very few teachers and schools scattered throughout the land -- but there was very great interest in learning about the art. Today, the level of yoga practice in Mexico has risen dramatically and can be observed in many forms throughout the entire country. 

When we began Solstice, we did not have a business plan; we only had a dream to live in a healthy environment with our daughter -- and we always believed in the transformative power of Yoga.

Solstice Yoga Center has experienced its own ups and downs as the country has shifted in the last decade and a half. After 9/11, the tourist market dried up considerably, and political problems in the State of Oaxaca drove people away. But here we are -- full of energy, love and passion for yoga, with our evolving practice, a growing community, and a magnificent environment on the beach.

We are always deeply grateful to have so many returning students who dedicate themselves to practice with us!  As we witness each other growing deeper in ourselves and our practice, it is an honor and a privilege to share the life journey of yoga together.

Yoga Retreat Vacations on the Beach in Oaxaca, Mexico

And, we're finally ready to share exciting news with you: in October 2014, Solstice Yoga Center will be moving to an enchanting new home at "Las 3 Marías" in San Agustinillo, the beautiful bay just 5 kilometers north of Zipolite!  Stay tuned for more details in the coming months...

I have been teaching for more than 20 years, and only now can I begin to understand what yoga is truly about.  I know that asanas cannot be taught without meditation, and personal behavior cannot be truly observed without pranayama.  I, too, am on an endless journey of discovery, with you as my guides, students, teachers and friends.  


Yoga is a daily discipline, which ultimately leads to freedom.


Thank you everybody -- thank you beautiful Mexico!

Wishing you a great 2014 :-)

Brigitte Longueville


Brigitte Longueville presenting the BackMitra at the
10th National Yoga Conference

10th Yoga Conference - Restorative BackMitra Classes with Brigitte Longueville 
Short video with Brigitte Longueville at the 10th Yoga Conference in Mexico City   
New Year, New Look!
Restorative Alignment Workshops and Classes - Solstice Yoga Center Check out the new website look and let us know what you think!
RYT200 Teacher Training Program

David McAmmond teaching Therapeutic Yoga
David McAmmond teaching Therapeutic Yoga

November 2 - 28, 2014

San Agustinillo Beach, Mexico  


"Begin the adventure of a lifetime when you immerse yourself in the practice, study and teachings of yoga at the Solstice Yoga Center's Teacher Training, for four weeks in the fall of 2014."

Brigitte Longueville teaching anatomy
Brigitte Longueville teaching anatomy

The heart of the program is daily instruction and practice of meditation, pranayama and asanas. This is complemented with in-depth teaching of ten integral aspects of yoga teaching:Book Now 



- Yoga Philosophy / Lifestyle / Ethics

- Asana Practice

- Pranayama

- Meditation

- Kriyas

- Restorative and Therapeutic Yoga

- Anatomy / Physiology

- Teaching Methodology

- Personal Teaching Experience

- Yoga as a Business


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"Experience the Heart of Yoga

to Teach the Joy of Yoga"


Note! The course is fully bi-lingual: English-Spanish (live interpretation).


  RYT200 restorative yoga teacher training 

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Check Out Our New Location!   

The teacher training will take place at
"Las 3 Marías"; a charming getaway in the beach village San Agustinillo, with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.  


Las 3 Marías, San Agustinillo, Oaxaca
Las 3 Marías, San Agustinillo, Oaxaca


Treat yourself to a relaxing Yoga Vacation on the Beach!

People from around the world have found Brigitte's 5-day Yoga Retreats a wonderful opportunity to relax, renew and rejuvenate themselves through the grace of yoga, the beauty of Mexico and the majesty of the ocean.
Zipolite Beach Sunset

La Loma Linda - Zipolite Beach   

Book NowJanuary 29 - February 3
February 5 - 10
March  1 - 6
April 12 - 17

Las 3 Marías - San Agustinillo Beach  

Book NowDecember 17 - 22
December 26 - 31

View of Las 3 Marías
BackMitra Workshops

"The BackMitra is an amazing tool!"

The BackMitra is an effective tool helping you to improve your posture and strengthen your back.

With only 10 to 15 minutes daily exercise you will get results within a few weeks. Bit by bit your back becomes more flexible and your spine will return to it's natural curvature.

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Prop for Restaurative and Therapeutic Yoga

Restorative Yoga with the BackMitra

Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
February 14 - 16, 2014

More info...

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Food for the Mind

Light on Life 
B.K.S. Iyengar

"Useful, ingenious, and filled with humorous insights, this guide encourages readers to embark on an internal journey. Using yoga poses and breathing techniques, readers can improve their posture, emotional stability, mental clarity, wisdom, and the beauty of their spirit. Also sharing anecdotes from his own life to illustrate his teachings, the author provides readers with a practical and profound new approach to life..."


More recommended reading... 


Try this Fun Yoga Class!

Free Fun Hatha Yoga Class - Wednesday
Fun Yoga Class - Wednesday - "Same but Different"


We are looking forward to seeing you!



The Solstice Yoga Center Team.



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