Sunday, 14 June 2015

What to read on a Yoga Retreat

What to Read on your Yoga Retreat 

Going on a yoga retreat & reading are like a match made in heaven!  You’ve booked your retreat, you’ve packed your bags and now, you’re looking around for a nice read to complement the retreat experience!

We’ve compiled a short list of books -below- that we think are a great addition to your retreat.  These may help you learn something new, relax, have a laugh, deepen your retreat experience and just maybe, help question your lifestyle and direction.  All powerful stuff!

If you find this useful, feel free to share with anyone you know who’s going on a yoga retreat and/or  tell us  what You are taking to read on retreat as we'll update the list so everyone can benefit from your reading hours.   

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Healthy Yoga Basics

A good yoga routine usually consists of several carefully chosen yoga poses, composed to target either a certain group of muscles such as a series of poses to open & strengthen the upper body or, a rounded class that includes postures to target all major muscle groups to provide an all over 'top up'.  We all understand that each yoga pose is uniquely good but rarely do we think about the individual benefit that each pose brings to our body & practice. Here is a quick comparison of some of the most popular yoga poses and the reasons we should always try to include them in our practice.

Sunday, 12 April 2015

How & Why I started Yoga - The Truth! by Nicole Stone

I rarely talk about myself but, if you're thinking of coming to one of my yoga classes near Calpe & Moraira in Spain or, joining one of our yoga retreats in Spain and you're curious as to what bought me to yoga then I hope this article gives you a bit more info on me & my motives to start yoga in my 30's.

Monday, 23 February 2015

Do you need to do Yoga if you keep fit or play sports?

It is a common misconception that if you are a keen on sports & keeping fit, you don’t need to do yoga.   Well, whilst many believe this, they couldn’t be farther away from the truth.  

Yoga has many benefits for anyone keen on fitness … including professional athletes.  

Here’s just 3 of those benefits:

Saturday, 30 August 2014

What's your Yogi Name? Use this chart to find out!!

We’ve all heard yogi names like ‘Bliss Rainbow’ and ‘Shiva Moonbeam'.  Now you too can find your true yogi/ni name using this - obviously very scientific!! - chart below to discover what is your yogi name?   (Mine was Divine Patchouli Dancer!!)   

Sunday, 10 August 2014

How to Get the Most out of your Yoga Retreat

So you’ve decided to go on a yoga retreat, you’ve booked your tickets, you’ve packed your bags and you’re ready and enthusiastic to go.   There are all these inspired things that you want to do during your journey but the retreat only lasts a few days. So if you are wondering how you can make most of your yoga retreat, here are our top ten tips to help you get the most out of your retreat with us.

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Why and How you should practice Yoga in the Summer

Summer is a season we all look forward to with longer, lighter & warmer days that make us feel alive and energised.  

But the transition from the cool peaceful days of spring to hot summer can be quite stressful for our bodies and may have a negative effect on both our health and well-being.  Luckily, yoga can help us through the summer heat and get us in the mode for holiday and adventure.