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Meet Ashlee Sunshine
Creator of Sunshine Paradise Retreat

Meet Ashlee, a seasoned Holistic Lifestyle Guide with a global perspective and extensive experience in the realm of wellness. Residing in the vibrant city of Los Angeles, California, Ashlee is committed to empowering individuals, particularly those with hectic schedules, on their path to self-care and relaxation.

Ashlee's holistic approach seamlessly weaves together various wellness methodologies, including yoga, meditation, sound healing, nutrition, yogassage, aromatherapy, visualization, guided imagery, art, and dance.

Born into a family with an immigrant father, Ashlee faced challenges from a young age. Her parents' divorce at 10 had a profound impact on her well-being, prompting her to seek solace in sports and academics. Enduring a turbulent family life, Ashlee turned to therapy early on, sparking a lasting fascination with the intricacies of the mind. Escaping the constraints of her strict upbringing, she pursued studies in psychology, mathematics, and philosophy at UCSB, ultimately earning a BA in Philosophy and a Minor in Clinical Psychology.

While navigating her professional path as a Direct Support Professional and aspiring Behavioral Therapist, Ashlee yearned for a new perspective. Fueled by a thirst for exploration, she embarked on transformative travels to India, Dubai, Qatar, Thailand, and Hawaii. Immersed in the wisdom of holistic medicine practices under revered gurus, Ashlee's passion for yoga flourished.

Specializing in diverse yoga styles such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Kundalini, and Power Yoga, Ashlee quickly transitioned from teaching in Los Angeles to founding her own all-inclusive wellness retreat, Sunshine Paradise Retreat, amidst the serene beauty of Yosemite in 2020. This retreat, born during a worldwide pandemic, has earned acclaim as a luxurious 5-star traveling yoga experience, with the next destination set for enchanting Topanga Canyon, California.

As a member of the Native American Indigenous Church, Ashlee's expertise extends to Thai Yoga Massage and Holistic Nutrition, showcasing her steadfast commitment to promoting optimal wellness. Embark on a transformative journey toward a healthier and happier lifestyle with Ashlee as your dedicated guide.

Ashlee's stellar reputation is reinforced by her impressive five-star rating on Tripaneer and superhost status on Airbnb. Her influential presence in the wellness community is showcased on platforms like and, where enthusiastic reviews from attendees attest to the transformative experiences at her yoga retreats. After guest teaching at Core Power Yoga briefly and headlining a guided meditation sound bath journey at Mindfulness Expo in 2023, Ashlee is dedicating her time to writing and growing with Sunshine Paradise Retreat. Join Ashlee on her journey, supported by her exemplary credentials and a trail of fulfilled clients who have embraced her holistic approach to well-being.

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