- Time to Yourself
A yoga retreat is an Opportunity for reflection free from the demands of daily life. Imagine a time of solitude free in the everyday needs of your children, spouses and co-workers. Retreats provide tons of space for silent and solitary reflection.
- The Food
During the retreat you will be nourished by seven healthy vegetarian foods. Many retreat centers specialize in new menus created from healthy whole foods that will nurture your body and spirit and promote optimum health during your stay. You will leave motivated to create healthy improvements to your diet.
- The Yoga
Imagine an entire Weekend of yoga courses especially designed for your escape. A yoga retreat allows ample time for protracted yoga practice. Often you will receive more hours of yoga education in a retreat than a complete session of weekly yoga classes. Extended yoga training allows more time for the body to unwind, release, let go, and find peace within your own body, mind, and soul.
- The People
The people have met on yoga retreats are a few of the most educated, smart and considerate people have come to understand. Yoga retreats are a wonderful place to form lasting friendships and deepen current ones.
- The Location
Retreat centers are Often situated close enough so that it is a short drive and far enough to free yourself from the hustle and bustle of town.
Most people need 8-9 Hours of sleep to function optimally, yet we rarely get that much sleep in our day to day lives. Practicing yoga daily prepares the body to get an early night’s rest.
- Pranayama Breath Practice
Most yoga retreats will have some part of the practice specializing in pranayama or breathe clinic. Pranayama calms and steadies the mind, helps the body use oxygen more efficiently, and may increase your rate of metabolism to assist in weight loss.
- Walking Meditation
Many yoga retreats Start each morning with a slow and silent walking meditation through the natural surrounding area. This gorgeous type of meditation enables you to quiet your mind and connect more deeply with nature.
- Time of the Year
Any time of year is a terrific time of year for a yoga retreat centre. Go away from the fall to enjoy the gorgeous colors of the leaves on the trees, escape in the winter to escape the winter blahs, spring retreats provide a time of rejuvenation and summer is the ideal time for a mini holiday.
A weekend yoga retreat will permit you to reconnect with your greater, divine intent. Learn to reconnect with your soul and the truth in you. A yoga retreat will quiet your mind so that you can once more listen to your heart’s desire and collect the courage to reside in spirit.