If you’ve ever been to a yoga class, then you’ve probably heard the teacher reference a chakra during a certain pose, such as: reaching your crown chakra towards the sky during standing tree or opening up your heart chakra during camel.
Yoga props and accessories enhance your practice by improving flexibility and alignment. No matter your skill level, these little additions can make a world of difference and help you find your edge.
Start your day with an invigorating yoga class followed by meditation or massage, and top it off with delicious and healthy food to nourish your body. These retreats are the epitome of heaven on earth and will help you find peace and balance in your busy life. Recharge your batteries in Mother Nature’s backyard and truly become one with yourself and surroundings.
Check out some of these worldwide retreats with a variety of activities you can try!
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Known for their extensive teacher training but also offers packages and customizable retreats. Make your own retreat by staying as long or as short as you want and by choosing from their list of services such as Yoga Nidra, Reiki, Ayurvedic Cooking Class, Hiking and Yoga.
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Shambhala Mountain Center in Red Feathers Lake, Colorado
Soak in nature and all of its beauty with over 600 acres of forest and rolling hills at a Retreat and Renewal weekend. Perfect for connecting with Mother Earth and recharging your batteries with meditation, hiking and yoga. Spend time at The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, one of the most significant Buddhist Architectures in North America. It symbolizes peace and compassion and promotes harmony, longevity and good health.
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Get in touch with your mind, body and soul at a Wanderlust festival in Oahu, Hawaii. Features a wide variety of yoga classes for all levels and includes meditation practices as well as “speakeasy talks” hosted by musicians, yogis and health experts. Plus there is hiking, live music, shopping and delicious food for all sorts of diets.
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Minutes from the Sacred Monkey forest and surrounded by rice fields and flowing water, this retreat is situated outside the center of Ubud at Bhuwana Ubud. Daily vinyasa flows, Ayurvedic Crown Massages and sunset dinners.
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Unwind with a mountain or sea view in a boutique villa featuring Arabic and Berber architecture. The retreat is made up of meditation, twice daily yoga sessions, surfing, and horse riding.
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