Land + Sea: Balanced Movement Retreat with Dr. Katie D’Amato, DPT

November 7 – November 13th, 2021
Deepen your yoga, surf, and movement practice in a tropical, beachy escape.
Discover more about your body with individualized movement therapy and yoga instruction from DPT Katie D’Amato. Learn how to find your strength, stability, and depth on land with daily yoga. Then, take what you have learned and practice in the unpredictably flowing essence of the sea.
Whether you want to improve your mechanics for surfing, yoga, or just learn how to move better for life, what better way than to do it on an amazing getaway and experience along the beautiful beaches of Nicaragua?

Single Occupancy


Double Occupancy

Explore the balance of your body on both land and sea, weaving together yoga and surfing with new awareness + mindful movement.
Take full advantage of this opportunity to deepen your understanding of your body’s unique movement patterns, explore the union of yoga + surfing, and still enjoy adventure, relaxation, and the Room to Roam. You will leave with new tools and knowledge that you can apply to your everyday life and activities.
Ideal Participants:
-have attended 10+ yoga classes in their life and would like increase their skill and confidence in a week long immersion.
-want to learn yoga from a PT to feel more safe and enjoy learning more in depth about their body.
-want a week getaway to relax, be immersed in a different culture, enjoy beautiful beaches, and meet new people that share similar interests.

What's included

*6 nights accommodations at our 4-star beachside boutique hotel
(Onsite pool, restaurant, + bar and all rooms equipped with A/C,hot water and wi-fi)
*Roundtrip airport transportation to get you to the hotel safely + easily
*Access to a Doctor of Physical Therapy to guide you through
individualized movement therapy to enhance your yoga, surf, or daily life
*Daily yoga classes with relationship to surf mindset and movements
*Daily surf
*4 meals daily (local, fresh ingredients, can accommodate dietary restrictions)
*On-site covid test to return to US, so you aren’t worrying about how to plan or pay heavy fees for this requirement

Retreat leader


Katie D'Amato

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Yoga Instructor, CAFS

I’m Katie D’Amato, a physical therapist and certified yoga teacher. My well-rounded experience and holistic treatment approach helps clients be centered and balanced in their care. My professional experience is primarily in Outpatient Orthopedic and Sports Medicine care, and I truly love educating people how to optimize their movement and promote longevity. One of the most powerful gifts I have given my patients is the ability to understand and listen to their body and what it needs.
In my physical therapy practice, I’ve been able to collaborate with patients with varying levels of yoga experience. I also provide low impact and quiet mindful healing methods such as stretching and breathing. I believe that a holistic approach to healing cultivates a healthy mind/body balance.
I would love to be a part of your journey during this week as your guide, your confidant and coach towards improved health, fitness, and mind-body balance!
My degrees and certifications include:
-Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey 2005
-Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Rutgers University 2009
-200-hour Certified Yoga Teacher of Vinyasa Yoga 2015
-Certification in Applied Functional Science from The Gray Institute 2017