Yoga Retreats

A collection of yoga retreats in world's most scenic locations

Rediscover the science and art of yoga on a yoga retreat, held in some of the most luxurious and exclusive destinations. Whether the purpose is to improve physical balance, strengthen the body or heal the spiritual mind, choose the most appropriate style and technique to suit your needs. Each yoga class will be coordinated and directed by a professional and specialised yoga teacher.

Our next yoga retreats

body and mind

get your body in tune with your mind...

Italy > Tuscany

Re-energize, Restore at Eco-Sustainable Historical Retreat

available between -
02nd May 2019 - 08th Sep 2019

from

£2306 pp

France > Picardie

Energy Awakening Lake Lodge Retreat

available between -
20th Mar 2019 - 24th Mar 2019

from

£1940 pp

France

Forest Bathing Tree House Retreat

available between -
09th May 2019 - 12th May 2019

from

£1507 pp

Italy > Puglia

Restoring Harmony Fig Farm Estate Retreat

available between -
18th Apr 2019 - 13th Oct 2019

from

£1809 pp

If you are looking to participate in a yoga retreat, before embarking on a new journey it is advisable to firstly ask yourself what you would like to achieve and to then research the location of the retreat, the programmes and activities.

From Ashtanga Vinyasa flow to Kundalini and Anusara, different styles and techniques of yoga are aimed at achieving different results for an example challenging the mind, healing and reenergising the body therefore it is important to clarify purpose and understand what each session entails before you begin. As a retreat is aimed at disconnecting from distressing factors such as social media and work responsibilities, a digital detox is also recommended in order to allow the benefits and power of a change in lifestyle seep into the mind, body and spirit.

How it started?

The art and science of yoga started almost five thousand years ago in ancient India. The main concept is to align the mind, body and spirit to achieve a balance and in order to evoke the optimum level of balance amongst these three key elements, exercise, meditation and breathing forms the framework. Over the course of the years, yoga has evolved into six individual branches, Raja, Bhakti, Jnana, Karma, Mantra and Hatha, customised to personal lifestyle, wants and needs

Why a yoga retreat may suit you?

Yoga retreats are a wonderful way to escape from the everyday rush and to have some me-time to relax and reconfigure the mind, body and soul. Taking time away from the normal environment, engaging in new surroundings, new people, new activities and trying out yoga poses and techniques provide opportunity for a wholesome and healthier lifestyle. Yoga retreats are often held in tranquil and scenic surroundings, allowing further cultivation of restored psychophysical balance and a mental and physical cleanse.

Types of yoga retreats

From different programmes to teachers, location and individuals, not two are the same which is why there is a range of yoga retreats available to suit different advancement levels as well as individualistic purpose and needs. Whether you are looking to relax the mind or in pursuit of spiritual healing, to help you discover the most suitable retreat for your needs, find below the different types currently available around the world.

Spiritual Healing Retreat

For those looking to reconnect with your spirituality and healing your spirit, spiritual healing yoga retreats are designed to help individuals achieve this through yoga. These retreats are suitable for those who are searching for purpose or deeper meaning to life, as the retreat encompasses healing yoga practises to shift and focus energy on mental and physical wellbeing.

Intensive Yoga Retreat

Teachers often recommend at most two yoga sessions a day however, for those wishing to improve their practice and techniques, pose and breathing, an intensive yoga retreat will be suggested. Deep meditation classes and multiple yoga sessions throughout the day often build up the itinerary at these retreats.

Detox Yoga Retreat

Consisting of a healthy diet with meals made from organic and unprocessed ingredients often sourced from the home-grown farms and sessions of gentle yoga movements, meditation and extra activities such as hiking or biking around local cultural grounds, a detox yoga retreat seeks to help individuals free the mind from negative externalities and feed the body with clean foods and drinks.

Resort and Spa Retreat

Held at a luxury resort villa to offer utmost comfort and relaxation and access to advanced and modern facilities such as spa, massage and sauna rooms, resort and spa retreats takes yoga to a prestigious and exquisite environment leaving guests rejuvenated and at awe.

Why choose Balance Holidays for a yoga retreat?

Embarking on a new wellness journey with Balance Holidays means experiencing restored life-balance and wellbeing at some of the world’s most exclusive resort and hotel destinations. Our aim is to provide the tools to help individuals cultivate and maintain a balanced and fulfilled lifestyle for self-care, mindfulness and healthy living which is why each programme at Balance Holidays is hand-selected by us to suit individual needs, ensuring those needs align with their expectations and are exceeded. Each programme carries elements of the surrounding culture and traditions to offer an unforgettable experience that stretch beyond the realms of ordinary, discovered just for you.

To help you find the best retreat choice, give us a call on 020 8036 3888