About Us

We are dedicated to creating the most epic of experiences for our guests. You’ll experience the beauty and wonders of a country, participate in hands-on giving, and enjoy awe-inspiring celebrations and customs.


Lisa Rueff Yoga Retreats
Lisa Rueff: Founder, Tour Director and Adventure Seeker

Lisa has been leading international trips for over 15 years. She’s raised over a million dollars for global causes, focusing on sustainable solutions for women and children. Lisa founded and built a 12,000 sq ft. permanent home and school for children in Jacmel, Haiti called The Jacmel Children Center, www.jacmelchildren.org. She helped build a free medical clinic called Angel Wings International, and often works with Faith and Love Orphanage and Art Creation Foundation For Children in Haiti. Lisa has been featured and published in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, Origin Magazine, The Examiner, Marin Magazine, Ode and more. She has served as an Ambassador for Lululemon and A Circle of Grace Member at Zobha.

Bethany Walden Yoga Ventures
Bethany Walden: Happy Healer, Tour Leader and Love Seeker

Bethany is an enthusiastic yoga teacher and has led local, eco-friendly companies in the sales, marketing, and education sectors for 10 years. She balances her business approach with more than a decade of personal growth work, yoga, and spiritual practice, which supports her passion to create a heart-centered world cultivating peace and connection. She is a certified energy-healer and is pursuing education in various holistic healing modalities. YogaVentures is the coming together of several worlds – wellness, service, and adventure – all of which support her spirit and purpose. She is drawn to creating transformational change and continues to be humbled by the opportunity to be of service and support the growth of children.