The Yoga Loft is a beautiful open-layout yoga deck on Kite Beach in Cabarete, Dominican Republic. The space features a natural cana roof, gorgeous ocean views, lots of light and cool Caribbean breezes.
We offer beachfront yoga classes daily for travelers and the local community, but our specialty is yoga retreats, fitness holidays and sustainable tourism.
Augusto is a young brazilian who is looking to live freely in this world. He is passionate about well being, healthy lifestyle and outdoor sports. Those passions were combined and now he is a kitesurfer yogi traveller. He was hooked to yoga 5 years ago when he found the body-mind-soul benefits on having a constant practice. His trainings on yoga took place in India, where he did a 200 hrs in Ashtanga, 200 hours yoga course on Power Yoga and also a full month intensive Awakening and Healing Program, before spending one week with the monks to learn about meditation in Thailand. His classes vary from deep relax stretching to Ashtana like sequencing. Come with any request and he will be happy to help you.
Vicky has been helping people transform their lives using yoga, nutrition, positive mindset and exercise for over 15 years. To date more than 250,000 people have successfully completed her online programmes. After undertaking studies in bio mechanics Vicky created 3D yoga which combines the ancient wisdom of classical yoga with the new understanding of three dimensional human movement. Her classes are particularly suited to athletes looking for improvement in performance and for injury prevention as well as to those suffering with aches and pains or those simply wanting to build a strong healthy body and mind.
Taino Farm is a permaculture inspired, agro-tourism demonstration and education center inspiring sustainable, nutritious food, hidden away on a tropical river outside the surf town of Cabarete, on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The Taino Organic farm is cutting edge for the region,with modern aquaponics and water management systems, vermiculture, animal husbandry practices, as well as apiculture and aquaculture. The systems are so advanced for the Dominican Republic that some of the country’s best Universities take field trips out to visit the farm to learn more about it’s systems. Currently the Taino Organic Farm also supplies about half of the ingredients for our beachfront farm-to-table restaurant La Mesa Taina, meaning many of the organic veggies, eggs and Tilapia fish find their way onto your plate during your stay with us.
The Yoga Loft is situated on the property of The eXtreme Hotel Cabarete, one of the leading ecologically sustainable small hotels in the Caribbean. Extreme is more than just an adventure sports and fitness hotel – it is a place where the values of sustainable and ecological tourism are forefront, the community is thriving and the key words are evolution and fun.
Being part of the eXtreme Hotel family, the Yoga Loft forms part of a collective of small ethical businesses, allowing us to offer incredible services – such as knowledgable personal training at Rouge Fitness Academy, Delicious organic food from the Taina Farm, or world class kite or surf instruction – to compliment an amazing, in-depth yoga experience by the sea.
eXtreme Circus is run by Gregory Tiwald. Gregory began his circus journey as a Club Med G.O 8 years ago. His early days in the circus were spent teaching and performing in the Caribbean, throughout Asia, and across the US. Eventually, an idea began to form – elevate the circus arts from a niche activity to a full blown mainstream sport. Through partnerships and bonds made with circus instructors from around the globe, he now has the ability to share this wonderful sport with YOU!
eXtreme Fitness Camps is run by Zach Greig, a personal trainer from the USA and located at Zendo Fitness Center, the Caribbean’s most beautiful autonomous gym. Zach’s expertise melds together his years more than 15 years in fitness to create training programs that have time and again helped create positive lifestyle changes in clients. At eXtreme Fitness Camps, Zach heads a group of trainers who hold the belief that fitness is the quest for both a strong body and a healthy mind. eXtreme Fitness Camps trainers believe that Yoga principles are a pivotal part of fitness and incorporate yogic philosophies into fitness camps and classes, making this unique gym the perfect compliment to a transformative yoga retreat experience.
The Kite Lounge offers amazing kite boarding programs geared towards any skill level – whether you’re a total beginner, getting comfortable with the sport or a well tested kiter looking to hone your skills in the home of world champions. The Kite Lounge provides top level of service, high quality equipment and over 10 years of experience on Kite Beach. The Kite Lounge, like all of our partners, supports and empowers local Dominicans to train to be instructors, and is proud to announce that 99% of it’s staff is Dominican born and bread. Support sustainable tourism, get fit and have an amazing adventure in the knowledgeable hands of the Kite Lounge crew.