Come alive through travel.

A week with GYPSET will leave you feeling nourished, awake and recharged. Take a break from your daily grind with a yoga and fitness retreat in beautiful, inspiring locations all over the world.


Founded by Melissa Joy Schoeller and Laurel Van Matre, GYPSET Yoga Retreats combines their passion for travel with their lifetime yoga practices, adventure mindsets and commitment to positive, transformative experiences. They have taught students in hundreds of classes and led retreats around the world.


The food, lodging and activities of each GYPSET retreat honors and respects the people, culture and natural beauty of its destination. People from all walks of life are welcome, whether they are experienced yoga students or just beginning their journey on the mat.


Book your ticket and let us do the rest.

Your Guides


Laurel Van Matre

Minneapolis, MN based Yogi, Designer and Entrepreneur.


Melissa Joy Schoeller

My friends call me MJ. I am a yoga teacher with over 15 years of experience teaching and leading retreats.

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Spend a week on the healing white-sand beaches of Tulum at the gorgeous Shambala Petit Resort. Step out of your ocean-front, eco-chic cabana, grab your mat and get ready for class in the beautiful Shambala Petit yoga retreat studio.

Panama Disconnect to Reconnect: Luxury Yoga + Surf + Fitness Retreat

January 18-25, 2020

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Abundance of Italy: Yoga + Food + Hiking

October 19-26, 2019

Our venue for this retreat will be the stunning Locanda del Gallo, a country house bed and breakfast located in the peaceful Umbria hills between Gubbio and Perugia. Prominently situated on a ridge which stretches into the centre of the valley commands fine views over its 28 hectares of gardens, terraced lawns and woodland, this luxury, boutique hotel accommodation is immersed in nature. Enjoy green hills…

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