African Yogi is a boutique yoga and wellness travel consultancy – bringing you the very best tailor-made experiences in South Africa, from our hand picked portfolio of providers. We create “Oh wow” moments for both yogis and non-yogis. Enjoy the best yoga experiences and adventures through carefully crafted itineraries, while striking a balance between culture packed, healthy, energetic adventures with world class yoga teachers. Let us take you off the beaten track, immerse you in the local culture and guide you through memorable experiences.
Make every breath count!
"Breath is Spirit. The act of breathing is Living." ~Unknown
Mafia Island, forming part of the celebrated Tanzanian Spice Islands, is a paradise found, positioned in the depths of the glistening Indian Ocean, it is the ideal destination for an adventure filled holiday, while at the same time, the unblemished wilderness and pristine, palm – dotted beaches invite even the most energetic to sprawl out on the sun – kissed sand as an ode to relaxation.
Enjoy four days of adventure, rejuvenation and self – exploration, improve your flexibility, vitality and concentration through a harmonious fusion of yoga and marine adventure, witness the two complement each other, as your yoga form improves, so will your ability to swim, dive and revel in the joie de vivre. This programme is befitting of all yoga enthusiasts. Both certified divers as well as those happy to snorkel in the shallower waters will delight in the marvellous submarine landscapes.
Mafia Island forms part of the famous Tanzanian Spice Islands which are set in the Indian Ocean. Escape to the miles and miles of lonely beaches on the remote Mafia Island, just off the Tanzanian coast.
5 Days / 4 Nights
Price $999 per person Sharing (single supplement available)
Variety is the spice of life.
Yoga does not transform the way we see things; it transforms the person who sees. -B.K.S. Iyengar
From bustling Cape Town to serene wilderness, join us on a juxtaposed journey through the semi – arid plains of the Klein Karoo to the lush seaside towns of the Garden Route. All the while bringing you closer to your own well of self - knowledge through the ancient art of yoga.
Combine your sense of adventure with your need for repose in this voyage, set against the breath-taking backdrop of South Africa. Let the experience transform you, recharging you from within.
Question old beliefs and create new ones, face your fears head on, all the while embodying Shavasana.
10 Days away with 5 different locations between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.
10 Day / 9 Nights
Replenish, refresh and restore!
“It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self, and intelligence.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life
Nestled between ancient, indigenous forest and the slow paced Goukamma river is Blackwaters River Lodge, an idyll ideal for relaxing, re – energising and using as a base for exploring the local attractions. Set on several hectares of pristine gardens, and boasting an excellent restaurant and bar, a mashie golf course and an array of water - based activities, it is the perfect place for a luxurious, getaway retreat.
Learn to remain at peace within the midst of commotion and chaos.
During this four - day workshop you will be taken on a journey of self-exploration. You will be introduced to the age - old practice of yoga and its ability to balance the body and mind. You will be acquainted with meditation and pranayama which will assist you in maintaining your equipoise even in the most trying of situations.
Besides delving into inner exploration, you will also have the opportunity to sample local experiences, traditions and customs in and around Knysna.
Blackwaters River Lodge is a magical piece of paradise, tucked away in a beautiful valley on the banks of the Goukamma River near Knysna.
4 Days / 3 Nights
During this four day workshop you will be taken on a journey of self-exploration. You will be introduced to the ancient art of yoga and its ability to balance the body and mind. You will be introduced to meditation and pranayama as a way to quiet the mind, and get in touch with your inner stillness. This will assist you to remain calm and peaceful amidst the hustle and stress of everyday life.
Besides focussing on your own well-being and growth, you will also be taken on tours to sample local experiences, traditions and customs, local markets and a hike in the Knysna forests
Become silent, become one with nature.
“Silence is essential. We need silence, just as much as we need air, just as much as plants need light. If our minds are crowded with words and thoughts, there is no space for us.” - Thich Nhat Hanh
Safari translates from Swahili to journey or travel. Experience magnificent wildlife in their stunning natural habitat on an African safari, as well as an elevated inward journey of discovery.
Rise to new heights as you practice yoga, surrounded by the African wilderness and encounter the Big 5 up close and personal. Become one with the vulnerability of nature.
Located in South Africa’s beautiful Eastern Cape Province, Kariega Private Game Reserve lies in the upper reaches of the beautiful Kariega River Valley.
6 Days / 5 Nights
Our experienced consultants can craft a unique itinerary for you, where every part of the tour has been created individually to suit your style, taste and budget. Contact us for your unforgettable experience.