Laughing Heart Yoga

Northampton, Massachusetts, United States

Laughing Heart Yoga provides journeys into the heart of your yoga practice while traveling to remarkable world destinations with a seasoned instructor.

Meditation Retreats 2

Limited availability

Speaks English

from US$1,825
from US$1,825
Price for:

8 days / 7 nights

Limited availability

Speaks English

from US$1,990
from US$1,990
Price for:

9 days / 8 nights

Instructors 2

Paul Spector

Paul synthesizes forty years of study of yoga, meditation, and other body-mind disciplines. He is certified as a senior instructor of Tai Chi, holds a master's degree in dance movement therapy, was a body-oriented psychotherapist for many years, danced with the Caribbean Folk Dance company and others into his own unique style of teaching yoga and mindfulness.

Patty Townsend

Patty Townsend is the director of Yoga Center Amherst and the developer of embodyoga in-depth yoga study and teacher training programs. Patty was among the first wave of teacher-trainers in the United States, training teachers as early as 1985 in Los Angeles. Her classes reflect her many years of study in classical Hatha yoga, including Iyengar, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga-Vinyasa yoga. Her breath and awareness-centered approach incorporates a deep knowledge of alignment profoundly influenced by the innovative approach to consciousness and full embodiment. Patty is an expressive and joyful teacher.

Testimonials 6

  • Nancy California

    Laughing Heart Yoga website

    I have been on the Laughing Heart Yoga retreat in Italy, Greece, and Mexico..they are amazing...can't wait to go to Sri Lanka with Paul.

  • Joan Vermont

    Laughing Heart Yoga website

    I have been a "retreat addict" for decades...Paul's retreats are the best of the best.

  • Dale Samoker

    Laughing Heart Yoga website

    Paul’s teaching touched me at a much deeper level, mentally and physically, than any of my yoga experiences.

  • Jesse Geller United States

    Laughing Heart Yoga website

    The retreat was the perfect, delicious vacation balance, learning and fun, discipline and decadence.

  • Phoebe Sheldon United States

    Laughing Heart Yoga website

    One of the best weeks of my life.

  • Paty Townsend United States

    Tribe Yoga website

    I've co-taught with Paul on a regular basis and he is a truly masterful teacher. As gifted as Paul is as a teacher, he's equally talented as an organizer and group leader. His retreats are beautifully and seamlessly organized. They offer participants an exceptionally wonderful experience. You will be so happy to accompany Paul anywhere!

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