Dragonfly Yoga @ Rockywold-Deephaven 

Relax & Renew Yoga Retreat 

Thursday, June 9th – Sunday, June 12th, 2016

with Katie O’Connell, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist, E-RYT 500

Rachel, Erica, & Kristen

Energize and nourish your body & soul with daily yoga classes, meditation and pranayama, T’ai Chi, wholesome food, optional day hikes and kayaking, and time relaxing on beautiful Squam Lake. All activities are included in your investment. Do as much or as little as you like!

All-inclusive 4-day/ 3-night retreat: $725. All rooms have twin beds, shared baths, and are in one of Rockywold-Deephaven’s beautiful lakeside lodges or cabins!! 9 meals, lodging, kayaks, daily classes & workshops, and taxes included. Check-in 3 pm on Thursday, and check-out after lunch at 2 pm on Sunday. Optional extras include licensed massage therapy, Reiki, and Thai Yoga Therapy. Request a roommate or let us pair you with a new friend! Some singles available on first come-first served basis. Some private cabins available upon for an additional rate–please inquire if you have a cabin group and would like your own cottage!

Only a few spots left in this retreat!! 

BOOK NOW to save your spot, or email to ask about bringing your group!

RDC Registration 2016

Mail form and payment to: Dragonfly Yoga, 280 Bennett Street, N. Sandwich, NH 03259

Nicaragua in 2016!

Divine Nature & the 5 Elements:

A Yoga Retreat in Paradise with Katie & Kate

view_from_the_oceanFriday, October 28th through Friday, November 4th, 2016


A week of yoga, meditation, amazing food, and beach bliss on a remote magical island surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea! Not a single car or a paved road, just jungle paths that wander from one side of the island to another. Waves cresting on coral reefs and a single sailboat are all that exist between you and the skyline, pristine pink sand and grass as soft as moss await your happy toes, and yoga classes here will both stir and soothe your soul. We are making our way here to reconnect with the beauty of nature… to come back home to the Self… to recharge our pranic batteries under the wide open sky with our feet in the water, and with space, time, and the support of this untouched paradise to bring the body and mind back to balance.

Connect, flow, transform, release, integrate…  

Embody the qualities of Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Space during a sacred journey through element-based yoga classes, and experience the transformative power of nature in the jungle, on the water, in a sacred beach fire ceremony, in the Caribbean trade winds, and in the magical essence of Little Corn Island, a dreamy getaway 43 miles off the coast of Nicaragua where all you can see are turquoise waters, soft sandy beaches, a horizon decorated with billowy clouds, and a jewel-green jungle that grows right up to the most exquisite shoreline, just steps away from your cabana. Peace and tranquility await you!

Each day begins outdoors…

on one of two open-air yoga decks with guided meditation, energetic breathwork, and a vinyasa flow practice tied to the element of the day, and afternoons offer activities that take us into a deeper embodiment of the elements. Presentations on the principles of Ayurveda, the chakras, and a sweet dose of yoga philosophy will be integrated throughout the week along with yoga nidra, restorative yoga, and a dosha flow practice to support the balance of your body, mind, and spirit as you release old patterns and tap into your full energetic potential.

Your guides


Katie O’Connell is an ERYT 500, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist, Thai Yoga Therapist, Reiki Practitioner, and owner of Dragonfly Yoga Barn, Studio & Retreat in the woods of NH. She has been practicing yoga for over 18 years and teaches Yin, Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Therapeutic yoga, Dosha pacifying yoga, and Yoga Nidra to people of all ages. Katie has been leading nature and yoga retreats for teens and adults for over 15 years, and it is her joy to support you on this journey!

Kate Prantis, RYT 200. Yoga evolved for Kate as means to balance her athletic endeavors as well as those of her clients. Kate has been in fitness industry for over ten years and has worked as a personal trainer, group fitness and spin instructor, adult and children’s triathlon coach, swim coach, and children’s ski instructor. Her own experience as a tri-athlete, cyclist, rock climber, and skier began to take a physical toll on her body, and she was immediately drawn to yoga not only for its physical benefits but also as a guide to living mindfully. Kate’s love of yoga deepened, and she became an instructor, completing her 200-hr training with Vidya Vinyasa YTT at Dragonfly Yoga in Sandwich, NH under the guidance of her beloved teacher Katie O’Connell. She is currently living and teaching yoga on Little Corn Island, Nicaragua!

Included in your retreat:

  • 7 night retreat: 6 eco-luxury beachfront accommodations on Little Corn, and one night luxury hotel in Managua the evening we arrive.
  • VIP private boat to Yemaya from Big Corn Island
  • twice daily yoga classes on two open-air platforms with waves and tropical birds as your soundtrack
  • exquisite breakfast, lunch, and dinner designed each day by Yemaya’s chef, and made of fresh, local, organic ingredients
  • coral reef snorkeling excursion on a handcrafted wooden sailboat
  • sunset sailing trip
  • unlimited use of paddleboards, kayaks, and snorkeling gear
  • 17% Nicaragua lodging and meals taxes included!
  • daily beach lounging and swimming in the Caribbean
  • more bliss than you can imagine…

Not Included in the rates:

  • *Flights (domestic flight to Managua & puddle jumper to Big Corn)
  • *Specialty drinks and cocktails
  • *Spa and Bodywork sessions
  • *Tips and spending $ for excursions outside of Yemaya

AND if 7 nights are not enough, you can opt for a 8th night, Nov. 4-5th and relax as you wish!  Please inquire and we will help you book an extra night at Yemaya!

 ONLY 11 CABANAS LEFT!! Email us if you have questions:

WE CANNOT GUARANTEE TRIPLES AND QUADS UNLESS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN GROUP.  We will do our best to pair you with roommates if you register solo and would like to join a pair looking for a third person. 

  • Quad: Rates: $1,722 
  • Triple: Rates $1,883 
  • Double: Rates: $2,164 
  • Single: Rates: $3,175

 Yemaya Registration FORM. Please click this link, and send to us when you make your payment: DRAGONFLY YOGA, 280 Bennett St., N. Sandwich, NH 03259

For your convenience or to share: Yemaya Retreat Info Flyer

Featured in Forbes, Well & Good, The NY Times, and Travel & Leisure, Little Corn is quickly becoming the best kept secret that everyone wants to know about! Here’s a link to Well & Good‘s review of Yemaya Island Hideaway & Retreat, where we will be staying: Well & Good


RETREAT with Niav Connor, MA RYT 500

July 21-24, 2016
at Dragonfly Yoga Barn, Sandwich, NH

What lights you up? What makes you come alive? 

Held in a container of natural beauty and solitude in the foothills of the White Mountains, we’ll dedicate three days to unplugging from our day to day lives and reconnecting to what truly enlivens us! Yoga, pranayama, meditation, visualization, writing, self-reflection and time in nature support us in creating a bridge to the inner sanctum of our hearts. In quieting the mind and dropping into a more embodied, heart-centered space, we uncover our soul’s greatest longing. Many of us move through our days feeling dull, uninspired, and stuck in our routines. This retreat offers a unique opportunity to rediscover what makes us feel fully alive, connected, and inspired.  To learn more or register: Register Here

A Yoga and Mindfulness Fall Foliage Retreat

16-fall-yoga-barn-smallWith Lucie Kasova, E-RYT and Douglas Baker, LICSW, RYT

Thursday, Sept 29 – Sunday, Oct 2, 2016

Treat yourself to this 3-night getaway of stillness, centering and community in the mountains. Choose to slow down and explore the power of the practice of being present. Enjoy daily yoga, meditation and mindful hiking with plenty of time for silence, deep reflection and relaxation in the beauty of the fall foliage season at the Dragonfly Yoga Retreat Center in the foothills of the White Mountains in North Sandwich, NH.

To Learn More or Register:

2016 AVAILABLE GROUP Weekends @ Dragonfly. Interested leaders, please inquire! (All other weekends booked and/or sold out!)

*Oct: 21-23   *Nov. 11-13   *Dec. 2-4  


SNOWSHOE & YOGA RETREAT, Jan. 27-29 2017

with Katie O’Connell, ERYT 500, AYTIMG_2578 (2)Please come join us at Dragonfly for the 2017 Yoga and Snowshoe Retreat in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Imagine a weekend of yoga, snowshoeing, consciously-prepared meals, relaxing by the fireplace, outdoor spa, and more… We prepare and serve our food with love in our Farmhouse kitchen with the purpose of nourishing your body, mind, and spirit!

There are only 2 spots remaining in this retreat.

Please email Declan to reserve your spot.

You may choose to this PayPal link to secure these final spots immediately.

2017 Yoga & Snowshoe Registration Form


Got Shoes? We do!

WINTER WONDERLAND 2017~Now Booking!!!


Once again, we are offering two winter “snowga” retreats in 2017, one in January and one in February.  The first one, our annual Snowshoe & Yoga Retreat is almost SOLD OUT!  The second one, “Winter Wonderland,” just opened for registration and will be held Feb. 3-5th, 2017!  Spots are already booking up, so get it on your calendar now for next year. Spots are limited to the first 16 registrants. 

This retreat features 4 yoga classes, hot tub time, 4 delicious organic buffet meals and 3 “snack” meals, a guided winter woods trek on snowshoes, a sunrise walk, and lots of time to unwind, enjoy new friends or quiet time to read in the loft.  Two nights lodging in our beautiful bunk rooms, all meals, and yoga are included in your retreat price of $399!!

2017 Winter Wonderland Registration Form

To register, download the above form and mail in with your check for the full amount.  Only 11 spots left!!



“My sincerest gratitude for all the wonderful memories you both provided and enabled! I cannot wait for next fall… And relay my many thanks to Chef Declan–I’ve been cooking up a storm this week, thanks to his inspiration!” ~Michael

“Thank you Katie and Declan for a wonderful weekend! My students and I were touched by the beauty of your place and even more by the kindness of your presence. A most sincere thank you.”  ~Carol Faulkner

“…the most wonderful weekend of your Heaven on Earth. I have not stopped talking about it. Your warm hospitality and incredible Yoga has left a spot on my heart I will cherish forever. I have done lots of Yoga, but this was the BEST yet!! You peaceful demeanor and meditations are life lessons. The food was just amazing!! What a team you make!” ~Diane Smith


Payment and Cancellation Policy

Retreat Cancellation Policy for Group Leaders:  For the business/leader organizing the retreat: should the presenter cancel the retreat 90 or more days in advance, 100% refund of participant registration will be issued, minus $500 non-refundable deposit. Should the presenter cancel the retreat 45-90 days in advance, 50% of participant registration will be issued, minus $500 deposit. Cancellations made less than 45 days in advance will result in no refund to presenter / business. In the event that a refund is required, Dragonfly Yoga will reimburse the presenter / business within 30 days of cancellation.

Individuals: Once you register for a Dragonfly Retreat, your deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. While we realize “life happens,” our policies are FIRM, as we only have so many group retreat weekends available, and only so many spots to offer each weekend. Retreats fill quickly, so please choose your special weekend wisely and joyfully!

Thank you!

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