art experiences for all ages

art and yoga for adults art camp for kids and teens

Upcoming Art and Yoga Retreats   


Art and Yoga in Mexico



Spring 2018 Art and Yoga Retreat

in San Pancho, Mexico

with Matt Pesendian and Jen Burke

Indulge yourself for a week of relaxed art making and yoga practice while soaking up the warmth and charm of small town Mexico! Each day starts with 90 minutes of yoga and a delicious organic breakfast, followed two hours of art making under the shaded patio of Jen's tropical garden and lunch at the nearby Bistro Organico. Afternoons and evenings are reserved for outdoor adventures, more independent art-making, volunteering at the town cultural center, napping - your choice! We will provide a list of inticing possibiilties. Dinner time is yours to try different local restaurants, although we will gather for a retreat welcome dinner on the first evening of our arrival. This retreat is a sublime opportunity to connect to your art and yoga practices as well as explore the beautiful Pacific coast of Mexcio! Matt and Jen look forward to sharing their passions for yoga, art, and Mexico!

Dates: April 28 to May 5, 2018 - 7 nights, 8 days or April 28 to May 4, 2018 - 6 nights, 7 days

Accommodations: Casa San Pancho - shared and single rooms available

What's Included: transport to and from the airport in Puerto Vallarta, shared or single room at boutique hotel, welcome dinner on the first night of the retreat, daily art and yoga sessions, daily orgainc breakfast and lunch. Airfare is not included.

Costs: per person 7 nights

  • Single shared room - $1400
  • Couples queen - $1500
  • Couples king - $1550
  • Single queen - $1850 - (almost full)

Costs: per person 6 nights

  • Single shared room - $1250
  • Couples queen - $1350
  • Couples king - $1400
  • Single queen - $1700


Matt Pesendian has practiced the art of Hatha Yoga for 25 years and Qigong for 15 years. Since 1995, he has studied with Zhander Remete, the founder of Shadow Yoga. Matt received his master’s degree and licensure in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2006 and currently runs private practices in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. To find out more about Matt and his teaching, follow this link:


Jennifer Burke: has been an art educator since 1997. Jen designs projects that call forth and enhance everyone’s innate creativity and artistic potential. In Jen's classes, students are introduces to a full range of visual art instruction, including multimedia art classes for adults, workshops for children and teens, art teacher trainings, and parent education workshops. Her most valuable experience comes from closely watching her students explore the artistic process with curiosity, courage, and calm.


To enroll in the Spring 2018 Art and Yoga Retreat, follow this link: