who we are
At R&R Retreat, we believe in the power of yoga, mindfulness and sustainable practices to bring people together and enhance our perspective. Participating in an R&R Retreat is an opportunity to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit in the secluded tropical paradise of Roatán, Honduras.
Roxanne and Rhiannon came together over a shared love of yoga, travel and social justice issues in Latin America. This isn’t your ordinary retreat. In addition to daily yoga, mindfulness and adventure, participants will also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in local culture, providing participants with an unforgettable cultural experience and connections that we hope will last a lifetime.
Roxanne is a passionate educator and explorer who currently resides in Milwaukee, Wis. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Public Relations from Carthage College, and a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from American University. During the 2017-2018 school year, Roxanne had the privilege of teaching at a local school in Roatán. She fell in love with the overwhelming amounts of beauty of the island, and cannot wait to share it with you! Roxanne believes that the culture and landscape of Roatán is wonderfully unique, especially the remote beaches found on the East end of the island (where Camp Bay Lodge is located).
Along with teaching, Roxanne works for an organization that leads international trips for high school students. She looks forward to creating a yoga retreat that enhances your practice, and promotes cultural awareness. In addition to Wisconsin and Honduras, Roxanne has also lived in Washington, D.C. and Mexico, as well as traveled to many countries around the world. Years of studying ballet and playing sports gives Roxanne a solid foundation to build her yoga practice on. Yoga has become an integral part of her life and a mechanism for creating growth and community no matter where she lives or is traveling.
Rhiannon is a passionate yogi and educator residing in Oakland, Ca. She discovered her love of traveling and yoga in high school and has been sharing yoga and mindfulness practices in schools, hospitals, studios and other community settings for the past eight years. Her yoga classes inspire a sense of joy, play and connection and she believes wholeheartedly in the power of this practice to transform your mind, body and spirit.
She currently works full-time as a Restorative Justice Coordinator with middle school students, teaching mindfulness as a tool to eliminate school suspension and expulsion. When she’s not working in schools you can find her teaching yoga and aerial yoga classes in Oakland and San Francisco or hiking with her dog and No. 1 sidekick, Oso. Rhiannon holds a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Latin American Studies from American University and is excited to combine her passions for yoga, education and sustainable international travel through the creation of this very special retreat.
Wisconsin native, Christine Khoshbin, is a devoted digital marketer with a passion for yoga, travel, and Latin American culture. Christine resides in the Chicagoland area where she is living out all of her inbound marketing dreams. Today, she is a proud owner of a boutique marketing agency and finds fulfillment in helping organizations achieve their business goals. Christine holds a bachelor's degree from Carthage College with a double major in communication and public relations and a minor in Spanish.
Through a variety of travel abroad experiences, Christine joins the R&R Retreat team with a deep appreciation for other cultures. As a retired dancer, Christine started practicing yoga in 2013 to simply incorporate exercise into her daily routine. Since then, she continues to practice (primarily hot) yoga and believes in the therapeutic power of being mindful. The combination of Christine’s love for yoga and exploring new countries makes her an excellent addition to the team. Christine looks forward to sharing this once-in-a-lifetime experience with all of you!
brands & vendors
We are proud to have Camp Bay Lodge and Pristine Marketing working with us to help achieve the R&R Retreat mission. The R&R Retreat team is thrilled to have experienced and independent event partners who care about bringing this retreat to life as much as we do. They have been alongside Roxanne and Rhiannon to help promote and/or host the 2020 R&R Retreat. We are happy welcome them as an extension of our team.