Doing yoga regularly helps lessen a person’s stress levels, a recent study found. The International Journal of Preventive Medicine said that practicing yoga for an hour, three times a week for one month can lessen a person’s anxiety levels and reduce the risk of having a heart disease. No wonder people are willing to spend their time and money on yoga retreats to improve their health and body. This trend in wellness tourism is expected to remain in the coming years, especially since a lot of yoga facilities are being built all over the world. Here are some of the most popular yoga retreat destinations that you can choose from if you plan to practice yoga on your upcoming holiday.
The Sunshine State is known for its pristine beaches and hot party scenes. But it is also becoming one of the best places to go to if you are looking for inner peace during your holiday break, thanks to the abundance of wellness retreats in Florida. You can take advantage of the breathtaking sunsets and the relaxing sounds of the ocean while booked into any of the popular yoga retreats in Miami, or if you’re staying at a hotel in other areas in Florida to practice your favorite yoga positions. You may also enjoy different water adventures like sailing and sunrise paddleboarding as well. Some of the most notable yoga retreats in Miami and Florida include the Full Circle Wellness Retreats in the Florida Keys, Transformed Connections at the Banana River Resort, and Zen Den Yoga School in Boca Raton.
Yoga and meditation is widely practiced in Indonesia because of the influence of Buddhism and Hinduism in the country. But the best yoga wellness centers can be found in the picturesque island of Bali, where there is an abundance of eco-retreat facilities. You can either enroll for a yoga class at a luxurious oceanside resort, or choose to meditate while being surrounded by the lush Balinese jungle. The most popular places in Bali where you can go for a yoga retreat include the Bliss Body Retreat in Ubud, How Are You Really? Yoga Retreats in Pondok Pisang, and the Shanti Toya in Mengwi.
The most avid yoga practitioners may want to conduct their yoga retreat in the place where it actually originated. If you want to know more about yoga and its benefits, then enrol in a yoga retreat in Kerala or Goa. Your choices include the Namaste Ayurvedic Wellness Centre in the village of Chalakudy, where you will have a consultation with a certified Ayurvedic doctor, the Lotus Nature Care in Goa for a personalized detox class, and the Agnihotra Yoga Retreat in the popular Varkala Beach in Kerala for private yoga sessions.
Every yoga retreat has something different to offer. The activities, yoga style and accommodation options vary from one facility after another. To make sure that you will get the most out of your search for inner peace, you need to find out which yoga retreat center is right for your needs.