' Creative Hatha Yoga | Footsteps Eco-Lodge Gambia

Creative Hatha Yoga

7 day retreat | November 11th - 18th 2019

About Lisa Colby

Lisa Colby is a Suffolk-based, registered Senior Teacher with Yoga Alliance, she has been teaching full time for more than 10 years and practicing for almost 20.

Lisa has practiced and trained in many different styles which she now blends into creative classes that express her love of sharing and teaching yoga.

Lisa teaches in a spiritual but down to earth way, her approach is light-hearted and sensitive, encouraging a sense of balance and clarity through embodied awareness and breath centred practice.

There are classes that are creative and powerful, in which you can expect to build heat and strength, plus sessions that are so light the whole experience is centred around the release and unwinding of tension.

Lisa Colby
Lisa Colby
Birders out walking

About the retreat

Retreats are taught in a progressive way that assists deepening awareness throughout the week.

Morning practices are usually more dynamic whilst evening practices are more restorative, exploratory or technique-based.

Classes will be suitable for all levels of experience and will include and engage all attending.


  • 2 yoga sessions per day
  • Healthy breakfast daily
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 dinners - all dietary requirements catered for
  • Yoga facilities (shala / blocks / mats / towels)
  • Use of lodge facilities (guests can help themselves to fruit growing in the grounds!)


  • Flights
  • Airport transfers available at one way, 1 hour from Banjul airport
  • Insurance
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Any treatments and excursions.

Price for 7 days:

  • shared roundhouse*

  • single roundhouse*

  • single room in 2-bedroom cabin*

  • single room in Sunbird House*

(*) unless stated otherwise. All en-suite.


Contact Ben for information and bookings.

  • Would you like to get away for a Yoga Holiday in the sun?
  • Are you a yoga teacher interested in running a holiday at Footsteps?

Your next steps to Footsteps...

Why not take 2 minutes to register your interest for this trip via our 'Dream now, Travel later' offer? There’s no commitment to book and if you let us know a few details, we'll keep an eye on flights for you. You can also claim a free excursion, tailored to your interests.

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Other activities

Guided or not?

Most activities going out include a guide. We advise you take a guide with you so you can get the most out of your trip. There are tours you can do without a guide and when in doubt we will gladly advise you.

Like a local?

Most activities going out include a private taxi, though some trips can be done by bush taxi. Depending on the route you can use this local means of transport. If available, the price mentioned includes the bush taxi instead of a private taxi.


Birding and fishing can be prepaid while booking your stay through our website, but all of our activities can also be prepaid after you have booked by contacting David.

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Help & enquiries

Call Dodou in The Gambia:

+220 773 2060

(9 am - 5 pm)

You can also visit us without leaving your own comfy chair!

We'd rather meet you in person 😉 but if that is not on the cards at the moment: