Ayurveda Yoga Journey believes that seeing the world is a powerful tool for self growth, and we seek to make that experience as achievable as possible for communities everywhere. Often, group travel with like-minded people of the same community, is a terrific way to make off-the-beaten-path locations, and new experiences, more accessible


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Ayurveda Yoga Journey leads spiritual and holistic Ayurveda and yoga retreats throughout the world! Our retreats are hosted by educated, experienced, passionate, caring and inspirational leaders in the holistic healing field. Each retreat is carefully planned keeping in mind the season, participants, location, activities etc. to empower you to self-regulate your emotions, get in touch with your true potential and reprogram your mind, body and soul.

Ayurveda Yoga Journey Retreats offer all-inclusive and unforgettable experiences in the most beautiful and secluded, natural locations on the globe. If you have the intention to improve your health, cultivate meaning connections, purify from the past, and gain the tools needed for a happier, healthier and more peaceful life, then join Shilpika and Sara on an upcoming retreat!


Reclaim your full potential, discover creativity, awaken passion, and create authenticity, confidence and new possibilities.


Meditation techniques leading to greater mental clarity, lower levels of stress and reduced anxiety.


Ayurveda uses a theory of the five great elements; ether, air, fire, water and earth, to describe principles of how nature functions and therefore to understand our own true nature.


Yoga isn’t gymnastics, despite what popular images might convey! Flexibility is a by-product, not a prerequisite. Yoga is a merging of movement and stillness and it builds flexibility and strength, over time: for both body and mind.

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A good teacher shows authenticity in their personality; they have positive energy and a true passion for their teachings, wanting to educate and inspire others,

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Yoga & Meditation

Sara Nadia Syed, Owner at The Studio Cleveland, has dedicated her life to practicing and teaching yoga, meditation and healing for the past 12+ years.

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Ayurveda & Wellness

Shilpika Devaiah is the founder of Ayur-Shilpi Ayurveda & Wellness and a certified Ayurveda doctor through NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) and AAPNA (Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America) organizations.

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Yoga and Reiki

Adriana Markov is a reiki practitioner and yoga and meditation teacher. She is a CYT, receiving training under the direction of Sara Syed, owner of the Studio Cleveland, and studied Reiki under the Usui lineage from Cleveland-based shamanic practitioner Hank Setala.

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Massage Therapy

Vonree Mao, LMT from the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage & RYT200. She has also worked with Shilpika Devaiah to understand the nuances of Ayurvedic Panchakarma Massage. Vonree also practices Cupping Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage Massages.



“If you really care about your well being at both a physical and spiritual level then this experience is not to be missed. You have to do it!”

Philipa Montgomery


“It was the best vacation of my life. Focus on spiritual yoga, diet, and massage. Teaching of Ayurveda sealed it all together.”

Cynthia Fowler


"The retreat was way above my expectations. Shilpika's Ayurveda lectures were very informative, consultation enlightening, meals are superb, written information excellent. Sara's yoga and meditation instruction and background knowledge on yoga poses were supreme and her caring, spiritual manner is wonderful. All the staff at Ayurveda Yoga Journey Retreats was very helpful. The retreat was located in a beautiful setting."

Evelyn Washington

Service Manager