Do you wish you could bring your yoga instructor on vacation? Have you vowed to continue your practice when you travel only to find that you don’t? Then check out this new Kenya Yoga Safari with my friend Whitney Bushnell, a private yoga instructor and travel professional. 

This spring (May 16 - 24, 2014) Africa safari specialists Extraordinary Journeys and Whitney have teamed up in Kenya to offer a unique safari experience featuring exciting wildlife, bespoke luxury, breathtaking landscapes, authentic cultural engagement and exclusive yoga instruction.  


Private yoga instructor Whitney Bushnell in Botswana. Photo by Ellen Barone.

The epic adventure traverses East Africa’s hub of Nairobi, the wild African Bush including the renowned Maasai Mara and vast Samburu, and includes a community class and educational gathering with Africa Yoga Project. For nine days, you will experience excellent wildlife viewing from foot and by 4x4 safari vehicle, personalized yoga and meditation classes tailored to fit your needs and healthy, delicious meals prepared specifically to fit your tastes. 

With stays in luxury camps that are unique and intimate, accommodations offer top quality guiding and exceptional hospitality. In addition, you will visit the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and AFEW Giraffe Center, participate in diverse game viewing and cultural activities and practice yoga daily.  

Ready to go?

For more information, check out the full itinerary here or contact Extraordinary Journeys at 1-800-403-6012. 

I traveled with Whitney and Extraordinary Journeys in Botswana. Read more about the adventure.

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Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".