About Rayo de la Vida

A Yoga Studio and MORE

We are a Welcoming and Inclusive Organization which seeks to be a catalyst for healing and personal growth. We hope to positively engage people with Yoga Classes, Wellness Therapies, Informative Workshops, Life/Career Coaching, Business Mentorship, and Inspirational Experiences.

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After living and working all around the world, from Silicon Valley to Paris and Dubai, we discovered Fornalutx, Sóller and the Serra de Tramuntana UNESCO World Heritage region of Mallorca. It is where Heaven meets the Mountains and the Sea.

Alfonso is a healer. An Iyengar-certified Yoga-instructor, a Therapeutic Massage Therapist, and a Specialist in Back Care and Treatments for Scoliosis.

Robert is an eclectic and inspirational guy with a gift for bringing people together and making special things happen. He is a “Start-up Business Guru”, a licensed Therapist, Life Coach, and Executive Coach. He is also a Professional Photographer, and an “Experience Creator”.

Robert earned an B.A./M.S. at Stanford University and his MBA at Harvard University. Robert worked as a International Corporate Strategy Consultant to the Walt Disney Company and later founded seven companies including two which later went Public and five which were sold to major corporations. In recent years Robert taught “Entrepreneurship” and worked with Start-up Companies at Stanford University, in San Francisco, in Dubai, and in Miami. Robert brings his creative energies and start-up Incubator/ Accelerator Leadership to Rayo de la Vida and Mallorca.

In creating and growing Rayo de la Vida, Alfonso and Robert hope to have an inspired + positive impact on the Fornalutx-Sóller community and the guests who visit Rayo de la Vida from around the world.



Alfonso Castano teaching Iyengar Yoga
 Robert Risse at the GooglePlex, Mountainview
Alfonso and Robert
Alfonso and Robert