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Michelle Pugh, Joonbug Yoga Owner


All Levels Waterfront Yoga

Resort guests and non-resort guests welcome at Alderbrook!

Join us for yoga on the waterfront!

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

September 7th, 2018 - April 28th, 2019 at Flying Heron Yoga!


"As you practice meditation and yoga regularly, this subtle sense of feeling good gradually becomes so pervasive, so natural and genuine, so much a part of you that it carries over into the whole of your life."
- Erich Schiffmann

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Hand made jewelry by Michelle Pugh!

Joonbug Yoga Summer - Fall Events Calendar  Alderbrook Resort and Spa

Joonbug Yoga offers annual yoga retreats at Alderbrook Resort and Spa and other locations! Check out our 2018 calendar below for a list of retreats and workshops offered by Joonbug. Pre-registration is required for all events. We look forward to sharing these special events with you in 2018!


Michelle Pugh (left) and yoga retreat participants enjoying a break in between classes at the Art of Health and Wellness Yoga Retreat 2017!

Why attend a yoga retreat?

Our introspective yoga retreat classes offer modifications for all levels of experience with expert teachers. Enjoy diverse yoga offerings including Restorative, Flow/Vinysasa, Yin, Kundalini and more!

Nutrition tips with a yoga flair! Learn the basics on how to balance your yoga lifestyle with healthy nutrition practices. 

Enjoy the benefits of daily exercise, stress relief, a sense of peace, increased energy, flexibility and strength in mind, body and spirit.

Enjoy the added benefits of staying at the resort! Explore hiking trails, S.U.P., kayak or pamper yourself with a soothing spa experience in between classes!

Attending a yoga retreat can be a lovely experience alone or take advantage of bonding time and bring a yoga buddy or loved one to the retreat!

Spend time with like minded Yogis and Yoginis and enjoy a daily schedule that allows health and wellness with reflection, time for soul-searching or simply time to remember who you are when you’re not distracted by "life".

Return home refreshed, rejuvenated and renewed from a weekend within!

Upcoming Events

August 24th, 2018


Location: Union City Marina, with Joonbug Yoga and Blue Horizons Paddlesports

Date: Friday, August 24th, 2018

Cost: $59 per person. Pre-registration is required at http://www.kayakolympic.com/tours


"This is the most relaxed I've been in my entire life." -overheard on our last tour

Details: Join us for a rejuvenating, nourishing evening on the Hood Canal. Beneath the stunning backdrop of the Olympic Mountains, we'll combine two activities that go together like OJ and champagne. We'll begin on land with an hour of all-levels yoga led by Michelle Pugh, owner of Joonbug Yoga. Next, we'll hop next door to the Union boat launch, and take a leisurely paddle where we often see harbor seals, kingfishers, bald eagles, blue herons, loons, etc. Sarah (owner of Blue Horizons Paddlesports) will be your capable guide, with a decade of guiding experience under her belt and a passion for working with beginners. 



September 9th, 2018

"Journey Through the Chakras" Yoga Workshop

Take a journey through the chakras with Joonbug! This workshop is designed for beginning and experienced yoga students to explore the 7 major energy centers (chakras) through the use of yoga postures, handouts, essential oils, mantra (sound) and meditation to bring even more balance to the body inside and out! 

Date: Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Location: Alderbrook Resort and Spa in the Ballroom West Room, Union, WA

Details: We will move through a 90 minute yoga practice with guidance on how to use basic yoga postures, mantra and meditation appropriately in conjunction with specific essentail oil blends for each chakra to balance and renew the body inside and out! Our session ends with a guided Yoga Nidra meditation where we will journey through the chakras (yoga blankets, eye pillows and bolsters will be provided for added comfort). This class will be held in the Twanoh room at the resort. Please check in at the front desk upon arrival.

What to bring: Please dress in layers and bring a blanket, bolster or other personal yoga props for added comfort. The resort provides some yoga mats, water and herbal teas during the class.

Pre-registration required: $45.00 per person due by September 1st, 2018.






September 15th, 2018

Stand-up Paddle Board Basics Workshop

Date: September 15th, 2018

Time: Session 1 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & Session 2 - 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $60.00 per person per session with paddle board or $30.00 per person if you bring your own board. Pre-registration is required by September 12th, 2018.

Location: Alderbrook Resort and Spa, Union, WA

Learn the basics of paddle boarding with Joonbug Yoga! This 60 minute class introduces basic paddling techniques designed for beginners and experienced paddlers. Michelle will show you how to practice basic yoga poses on the paddle board in front of the resort dock area. The resort provides paddle boards, life jackets and paddles to use during the class (included in the cost of the workshop). New to paddling? Our class sequence is designed for beginning paddlers and Yogis! Save your space soon - we are limited to 6 paddle board rentals per session. If you have your own board, please bring your board and paddle and pay for the yoga session seperately on our rates page. Pre-registration is required for all participants. Call Michelle at (360) 556-6205 for more information or email joonbugyoga@gmail.com.


November 3rd and 4th, 2018

Fall "Rejuvenate" Yoga Retreat

Fall into wellness at our 2-day retreat with Joonbug Yoga and guest teachers, Elizabeth Campbell (Traditional Plants Educator), Preethie Capezio (L.M.P. and 200 Hour R.Y.T.) and Rebekah Brems (500 hour R.Y.T.), Camelia Pugh (L.P.N. and 200 hour R.Y.T.), Linda Woytowich (Woytowich Designs Owner), Jessica Roberson (200 hour R.Y.T.) and Matt Campbell (Tai Chi Instructor).

 Read more about our retreat team now!

Our retreat is designed for beginning and experienced students. Enjoy a variety of offerings including yoga, Tai Chi, journaling, meditation, creative activities, herbal teas, essential oils and more! 

Date: Saturday and Sunday, November 3rd - 4th, 2018

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Alderbrook Resort and Spa in the Ballroom West Room and Pool, Union, WA

What to bring: Please dress in layers and bring a blanket, bolster or other personal yoga props for added comfort. The resort provides some yoga mats, water and herbal teas during the class.

Pre-registration required: $295.00 per person. Pre-registration due by October 25th, 2018. Contact Michelle for more information at 360.556.6205.

Rejuvenate Yoga Retreat Schedule

Saturday, November 3rd

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Meditation and all levels asana practice with Jessica

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Break

9:45 a.m. - Noon: Aqua yoga and water meditation practice to soothe with Michelle

Noon - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Energetics, mantra and meditation with Rebekah

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.: Break

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Gentle/restorative yoga practice followed by Yoga Nidra Meditation with Camelia


Sunday, November 4th

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Meditation and Tai Chi basics practice with Matt

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Break

9:45 a.m. - Noon: Flow yoga detox practice designed to balance and cleanse with Michelle followed by a nurturing essential oils and locally harvested herbal tea session with Elizabeth for overall relaxation

Noon - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: “Create and Rejuvenate!” group session designed to dive deeper into your creative self through the practices of meditation, gentle yoga, journaling and art with Linda and Preethie

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.: Break

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closing practice): Guided meditation and gentle yoga practice with Michelle


March 2nd - 9th, 2019

Elements Fiji Yoga Retreat


Reset your true nature with an Elements Yoga Retreat in Fiji led by Michelle Pugh and Rebekah Brems! An all-inclusive retreat at a five-start luxury resort with world-class cuisine, daily yoga, stand up paddle boarding (SUP) yoga, snorkeling, hiking and more. Explore true Fijian culture, discover the rejuvenating power of the island and its people, and relax and restore at one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Experience Fiji

Every so often you come across a place that touches you deep within your soul. A setting imbued with such raw, natural splendor that it enlivens your senses and spirit. Welcome to Nanuku Auberge, Fiji.

Situated in the heart of the South Pacific, Fiji features an unprecedented combination of natural attractions, physical diversity, ideal climate and sheer rapturous beauty. It is world renowned for its soft coral diving, white sandy beaches and pristine natural environment.

Adorned by a ribbon of sand that glides across 2 miles of pristine beachfront, Nanuku is a place where luxury, culture and adventure converge in a single, amenity-rich destination. This is Fiji at its majestic best. Breathtaking, timeless and uncluttered. And Nanuku ensures you're attuned to your destination, to discover the rejuvenating power of the island, its people, and a holiday made rich by plentiful activities, thoughtful programming, and intuitive, hands-on service. 

Retreat Cost - $5,499

Payment plans are available at www.matavuvalefiji.com!





Full Moon Yoga at Alderbrook Resort and Spa!

Full moon yoga is held at 7:00 p.m. on the full moon each month. Please call the resort or visit www.AlderbrookResort.com for more information!

Cost: Class is complimentary to hotel guests and $10.00 per person for non-hotel guests. Please pay at the front desk prior to attending class. Visit Alderbrook Resort and Spa for more information. Joonbug Yoga class cards are not valid at this location (class is held indoors during the Fall and Winter months and on the waterfront in the Spring and Summer months). 

Details: Experience a one hour moonlit yoga session led by Michelle Pugh! This class is designed for all levels of experience (beginners welcome!) in a beautiful setting along the shores of Hood Canal at Alderbrook. Take in the brightness of the full moon and revel in the opportunity to start fresh in the coming month. Yoga mats and heaters will be provided. 

Michelle Pugh, Full Moon Yoga at Alderbrook Resort and Spa