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Pilates Retreat Southern California

Retreat details

California, USA
Dates TBC
Jamie Isaac
From 995 USD
Find flow in your everyday life. Discover your vitality, as you sweat, have fun and connect mind and body with this amazing Pilates retreat. Each day will be brimming with Pilates and movement from master Pilates teacher Jamie Isaac. Suitable for all levels of practitioner, sessions will include mat and reformer classes, workshops and plenty of time to explore your Pilates journey. This retreat will be enhanced by incredible food, stunning vistas and healing therapies.

Southern California is the perfect location to reenergize and immerse yourself in your Pilates practice. Daily Pilates classes and workshops with 2nd generation master Pilates teacher Jamie Isaac will inspire you and motivate you to grow towards your personal goals and find flow in your day to day life. Relax as the sun sets over the ocean, and connect with yourself again at our beautiful Southern California retreat center. Take your Pilates to the next level with private sessions in our dedicated studio, equipped with Balanced Body and Peak equipment.

About the Instructor

The retreat is taught by Jamie Isaac, a Pilates, movement and wellbeing expert.
Jamie Isaac believes in the power of mindful movement to change the world. Really.

Jamie IsaacAs a surfer, yoga lover and Classical Pilates aficionado, Jamie founded Azulfit & Fluid Art Pilates Studio to share his passion with those who are ready to take their next conscious step toward vibrant health. Changing the world takes energy, clarity and inspiration, and Jamie makes sure his students have more than they need so they can be a shining example to others of what is possible.

Jamie is a 2nd Generation Master Pilates teacher. At his studio in California, and through workshops and retreats across the globe, Jamie loves nothing more than supporting and celebrating the transformations of his students… except maybe playing with his awesome kids.

Jamie feels gratitude for all the inspirational teachers he has learned from. From exploring a deeper side to mindful movement, in Santa Fe, with Celia Hulton, Ray Kurshals, & Michele Larsson to developing a compassionate and authentic approach to delivering the method, with Zoey Trap.
Jamie has studied with Lolita San Miguel (who trained with Joe Pilates himself) and is honored to be certified by her, as a Master Teacher.
As an eternal student passionate about the method, the learning journey continues.

“This week will be a person centered Pilates experience. This is a real chance to really utilize this amazing environment and my wellbeing and Pilates experience to make significant progress in your Pilates practice.

On top of this, Pilates should always be fun and enriching, so we’ll be sure to have a great time as well. Join me to sweat, smile and amaze yourself.”

Check out Jamie in SurfGirl Magazine or visit Jamie’s Fluid Art Pilates studio online.

California Pilates retreat weekly itinerary

Pilates retOur numbers on this retreat week will be limited to ensure that you can focus on your personal goals. The week will include daily group mat and tower classes, discussions and workshops and opportunities for private studio sessions.

This makes the week ideal for all levels, whether you are new to Pilates, or already a long time practitioner, this will give you the opportunity to explore, develop and challenge yourself, in our fun and nurturing environment.

This will allow you the chance to take your Pilates to the next level, whilst developing a deeper understanding of the method. This is a sure fire way to stoke up your Pilates passion and to find a new found confidence and motivation to achieve your goals.

As well as the challenging and fun Pilates sessions, the week will provide you with the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in beautiful California. Relax between classes by the pool, discover the southern Californian beach culture, or indulge in a massage or healing therapy treatment.

Morning Day Afternoon
Friday Arrivals Evening sunset Pilates
Saturday Pilates Mat/Tower class Time for private sessions Evening sunset Pilates
Sunday Rise and shine Pilates Time for private sessions Pilates equipment class
Monday Pilates Mat/Tower class Time for private sessions Evening sunset Pilates
Tuesday Pilates class Time for private sessions Free afternoon for treatments, relaxing, exploring
Wednesday Pilates class Time for private sessions Evening sunset Pilates
Friday Pilates Mat/Tower class Time for private sessions Pilates class & departures
Check in 15:00 Check out: 11:00

If you are simply looking to immerse yourself in wellbeing or find some space to relax and rejuvenate, then our experience is perfect for your needs.


SOCalretreatpoolThis Pilates retreat takes place in Vista, California just 40 minutes from San Diego international airport, and 10 minutes from Carlsbad Palomar Airport. The location is about 90 minutes south of Los Angeles. We are beautifully situated 15 minutes from the coast, with panoramic Pacific ocean views and world class sunsets. Nestled amongst the southern California hills, with citrus trees and avocado groves on 5 acres of private land the retreat is the perfect sanctuary to rest and rejuvenate. The sound of birds and views of the coast will leave you feeling at peace and reconnected with yourself in minutes. Facilities on site include a large pool, indoor equipped Pilates studio and an outdoor practice deck. There is a lovely upper balcony for al fresco dining and viewing sunsets after your day filled with Pilates and wellbeing.

California Yoga and Pilates retreat Bali room

Poolside room with private bath – Bali Theme decor

California Yoga and Pilates retreat Morocco room

Poolside room with private bath, Moroccan theme decor

Yoga and Pilates retreat private bathroom

Private Bali themed bathroom

There are lots of areas to relax, in the sun and in the shade and a lovely lounge, comfy sofas and a fireplace for relaxing with a book over the views of the Southern California hills.

Offering private or shared double rooms, with luxury king size beds and private bathrooms you can rest peacefully in our themed rooms, decorated tastefully in exotic themed decor for a taste of Bali, India and Morocco right on your doorstep. Twin beds are also available, upon request, for friends wishing to share a room.

About the area

girl-on-the-beachSouthern California is so diverse, from beach culture to water sports, to the Pacific Coast Highway there is so much to do and see here. We can help you arrange surf lessons or SUP lessons. Make your retreat as relaxing or as active as you want… its all here on our doorstep for you to enjoy!!

SUP yoga plankSUP rental is available from 30 USD per hour, and takes place in the beautiful Carlsbad Lagoon.

Surf board rental is available from 30 USD per day, and there are amazing beach breaks near by – from Blacks in La Jolla to Swami’s in Encinitas, to Trestles in San Clemente, there are amazing waves and beaches for you or for your surfing partner.

If you are an adventurous spirit, we do recommend renting a car for your time between classes and meals. The beach is a short drive away and there are amazing sidewalk cafes, local markets and lots of Southern California surf culture to soak up.


Daily breakfast of fresh fruits and yogurt is available before the morning session.

Daily brunch (fruit salad, home-made muesli and granolas, home-made bread, eggs or healthy pancakes, juice, herbal teas and coffee) is served after the morning session.

5 Delicious and healthy evening meals are included within the cost of the course, designed by our nutrition advisor, Jo at Azul ‘HQ’. Meals will be prepared with love by your California hostesses, Brandi & Karissa.

The retreat food is so popular it is available as a cookbook. There are also herbal teas and water available throughout the day, and there are lots of amazing vegetarian restaurants and cafes in the area for lunches.

Massage, beauty & complementary therapies

Included in your package is a one hour reiki session- the perfect way to wind down and relax into your holiday. You can book additional treatments, including massages, beauty treatments and complementary therapies, to make sure you go home beautifully rested and pampered.
villa azul massage and beauty treatments


What’s included:

  • Seven nights accommodation
  • All mat & equipment classes
  • Q&A sessions w Jamie
  • Daily light breakfast, brunch and 5 delicious vegetarian evening meals
  • All equipment (mats, access to small equipment, apparatus etc.)

The cost of the course starts at 995 USD for a shared room and 1400 USD for a private room for a 7 night stay.

For long weekend retreats (check in Friday, check out Monday), the cost of the 3 night course is 525 USD for a shared room and 785 USD for a private room.

Contact us for more information and to book.

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