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September 26th – October 3rd, 2020
with Melissa Spamer & Sara Easterson-Bond
InSabina Yoga Retreat Center
Sabine Hills, Italy


Daily Practice & Accommodations

Enjoy 7 nights and 8 days at one of the most sought after Yoga Retreat centers in all of Italy. Each day you will have a 2 hour active Yoga class in the morning, and a two hour Yin/Restorative class in the afternoon. In between classes there are a myriad of walking trails and small villages to explore. You can also relax on the spacious grounds of InSabina retreat center, lounge by the pool (weather permitting), or receive an in house massage.

Your lodging is double occupancy in the quaint eight room InSabina villa. Each room is stylishly decorated by color theme. The villa is quiet, with rolling hills and forrest surrounding the retreat center. The group size is approximately 16 people, and have exclusive use of the villa and grounds. The rooms have shared and ensuite bathrooms. The rooms are assigned by order of enrollment, and at the discretion of the facilitators. Couples are most often assigned rooms with private baths when available.



  • 7 nights/8 days lodging at InSabina in a double room (room cleaning mid-week)

  • All Meals – Including a final dinner out at a lovely, local restaurant
    (You will have lunch on your own during the two day trips to Rome and Orvieto)

  • 2 Daily Yoga Classes with Sara and Melissa. They will be alternating class times each day, morning and afternoon.

  • All Yoga Props in the beautiful Yoga Studios – indoor studio and outdoor platform

  • Airport Transfer on arrival day and departure day

  • 2 Day Trips - One to Orvieto and One to Roma (lunch is on your own)

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Retreat Package Cost: $2500 per person

A non-refundable $350 deposit is needed to hold your space in the retreat.
The balance of $2150 is due July 1, 2020.
Payment plans can be made available between now and July 1, 2020.


Please contact our front desk to be placed on the wait list.


Not Included in Your Retreat:

  • Roundtrip Airfare to Rome

  • Travel Insurance

  • Personal Laundry

  • Massage

*Please note as of now there is no wifi service at InSabina. There is wifi in the closest village 3km away. You may wish to get an international phone plan, or buy a SIM card upon arrival in Italy to access the internet by your smartphone.

Cancellation Policy:

  • If you must cancel your retreat, the required deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable, unless we can fill your spot with another participant, given sufficient time.

  • Full refund, less deposit, will be given before 90 days notice of retreat start date.

  • Cancellations made within 90 days of your retreat: 50% of the total amount (less deposit) will be refunded.

  • Cancellations made within 60 days of your retreat: We apologize, but absolutely no refunds can be given, no exceptions.



Travel to and from InSabina:

Once you book your flight please forward your travel information to:

Airport Pick-up:

A minibus will be arranged to pick the group up at 3:30pm (15:30) on September 25th at the airport (Fumicino or Ciampino). We may arrange one bus from one airport or if there are enough people at each airport we will arrange 2 minibuses – one at each airport.

Even if you arrive to Italy hours or days early, you will need to either wait at the airport or make your way back to the airport by 3:30pm on the 25th.

The closest train station is Stimigliano. If you would rather come by train, you will need to let us know far in advance so we can arrange taxi service from the train station. Although, your arrival time according to the train schedule puts you arriving to InSabina after the first Yoga Class, later in the evening.

Airport Drop-Off:

The shuttle bus will depart InSabina on October 3rd at 10am. The bus will take you to either of the two airports in Rome. If you are booking your flight out the same day, please make sure it is later in the evening, as the airport is approximately 90 minutes from InSabina.

Please write to with any further questions.

Leading the Retreat


Melissa Spamer

Melissa enrolled in her first Yoga class in 1993, and has been a devoted student of Yoga ever since. She completed her first Yoga teacher training and began teaching in 1997. She went on to complete over six teacher trainings with celebrated teachers from around the world. She has created, facilitated and directed workshops, retreats, specialized programs, wellness and Yoga centers, teacher trainings, and has maintained regular weekly classes for 22 years. Her love of Yoga led her to become an Ayurvedic practitioner, licensed massage therapist, and licensed psychotherapist. All of these modalities help her support others in unifying the mind, body, and spirit to a richer place of wholeheartedness.


Sara Easterson-Bond

Sara began studying yoga at Yoga Source in 2005 and was hooked after one class. Now a Co-Director of YogaSource and Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher at the Intermediate Jr. I level, Sara’s teaching focuses on bringing strength, stability and humor to the practice of Yoga, both on and off the mat. "Cultivating Joy" is how she describes her personal practice. Sara has studied extensively with Senior Iyengar Teacher Patricia Walden; completing Patricia’s 2-year Teacher Training program in 2015. Sara has also studied with Geeta Iyengar in Pune, India.