April 27

yoga and meditation retreats in India

Check out the best yoga and meditation retreats in India.It’s a perfect yoga retreats in India for anyone considering to become a yoga instructor.

April 07

500 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Program in India

“Yoga the essence of life foundation” has designed the 500 hours teacher training course in accordance with the Yoga Alliance International in the beautiful valley of KasarDevi Almora, India. The course has been specially designed to understand and experience Yoga in its full form under the tutelage of Yogi Manish, the founder of the “YEL foundation”.

By the end of the course you will be a certified Master Yoga Teacher and will be
qualified to teach Yoga all around the world.

“Yoga the essence of life foundation” welcomes all to experience and realize the potential of their inner spirit through the power of own mind, body and soul with the help of ancient science of Yoga.

A journey to take along with Manish yogi the founder of “Yoga the essence of life foundation’. Who practices classical yoga since he was into school, is celebrating yoga teacher known for his knowledge, friendly demeanor, humor and an ability to connect with all through his magnetic persona.

October 21

Bakasana - the Crow Pose with different variations

Arm Balances in Yoga are important to build upper [...]

Balances in yoga are important and bakasana or kakasana is the most basic of all the arm balances.

If you already god the basic balance, there are a great number of variations of the crow pose that you can practice depending on your flexibility, strength, and coordination.

It's important that you don't overstrain yourself doing these balances and that's why you must follow a right preparation and warm-up before trying to practice them!


July 13

surya namaskar for beginners

Surya Namaskar can help you learn how to internali [...]

The solar plexus is the central point of the human body. It is behind the navel and connects with the Sun. This is the primary reason why many yoga masters suggest the practice of Surya Namaskar in the morning. The consistent performance of this method can boost the solar plexus. As a result, vitality, confidence, ingenuity, instinctive and mental abilities increase.

This technique of yoga can be a very good workout for the cardiovascular during a fast pace. On the other hand, it can be very relaxing and reflective when yoga postures are executed at a slower pace. Nonetheless, it is enjoyable to perform a salute to the sun either way. Your body will surely stretch and become flexible with regular practice.

February 15

Yoga Retreats - Find A Yoga YOGASCAPES Yoga Retreat

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February 15

YOGASCAPES THE BEST YOGA RETREATS & ADVENTURES

Creating inspiring wellness adventures and yoga re [...]
  • Handcrafted Adventures

    Every single one of our retreats is handcrafted by our small team of wellness travel experts.

  • Healing Retreats

    we seek out & indulge in the most healing & transformative places on earth.

  • Beaches

    sand between the toes. coconut in hand. sunrise meditations. sunset swims. moonlit walks. swinging in hammocks. pure rejuvenation.

  • Destinations & Culture

    Eat your way through Italy, visit museums in Reykjavik, climb mayan ruins, learn to cook, dance the tango,

  • Water Element

    Hot Springs. Glaciers. Rivers. Oceans. Cliff jumping. Paddle boarding. In water we find ourselves, so we yearn to find ourselves in water.

  • Meet Our Teachers

    handpicked world-class teachers. whether it's your first time on a yoga retreat or your twentieth, you will have a transformative, safe and unforgettable yoga experience.

Our yoga & travel experts advise us on the experiences we develop, ensuring the highest level of quality & authenticity. If you need help with anything visit our FAQ page and feel free to contact us!

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February 15

Kaliyoga - Europe's Best Yoga & Natural Health Retreat

Kaliyoga - Top 10 Yoga Cleansing Retreat in Spain [...]

"An amazing week, just what I needed to unwind & relax - amazing treatments, walks and yoga" Catherine, 2016

All weekly retreats include inspiring yoga and meditation - our gifted yoga teachers work skilfully with mixed ability, beginners and seasoned practitioners. Accommodation is en-suite (single or shared) and cuisine is cutting edge vegetarian. In your free time enjoy a natural health treatment from our world-class therapy team, or opt-in for an excursion e.g. horse riding.

"My time at Kaliyoga made me feel strong, whole and centered" Kym, 2016

All weekly retreats include two yoga and meditation classes per day for mixed ability, beginners and seasoned practitioners. Three healthy & delicious vegetarian meals per day. Comfortable en-suite accommodation (single or room-sharing). Opt-in for a mid-week trip to the beach or a cultural outing e.g. Cisternino.

NEWS: Our hearts go out to those affected by the earthquake in northern Italy.

February 15

See all our Yoga Retreats, Yoga Holidays & Yoga Weekends

Choose from our tasty range of yoga retreats, week [...]

Yoga Retreats and Holidays

Immerse yourself in yoga. Calm and revitalise your body and mind with our wonderful yoga holidays and yoga retreats. Be relaxed by massage, rejuvenated by delicious vitality foods and emerge revitalised.

Activities and yoga
For a more energetic and exhilarating yoga holiday try our activity and yoga breaks. Throughout the UK and the world we combine yoga with active pursuits from hiking and climbing…
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Detox and Yoga
Cleanse and energise with our detox yoga retreats. Stay in fabulous comfort, eat cleansing raw and warming foods and yummy super juices. Twist and squeeze all the toxins away with…
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Diving and Yoga
For those who love to dive and love yoga, or for those who only enjoy one of these activities, experience how yoga and diving perfectly compliment each other. Escape to…
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Hiking and Yoga
We can't think of two things we love more - awe-inspiring views from the top of a mountain range and the sense of achievement felt getting up there, then winding…
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New Year and Yoga
Feel the need to get away for the New Year? Want to completely unwind, immerse yourself in your yoga practice and soak up some tranquility? Join us at one of…
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Snowsports and Yoga
We began our AdventureYogi journey with our fun and exhilarating skiing and snowboarding yoga holidays in 2007. If you are a ski bum, a powder hound, a mountain goat or…
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Sunshine and yoga
Dreaming of sitting on a beach in the warm sunshine after a morning yoga class, refreshing green smoothie in hand and a book ready to go? We have lots of…
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Surfing and Yoga
If you are a surf chick, a water baby, or beach baby this is the yoga holiday for you. Whether you are a surf pro, a yoga pro or a…
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Wellbeing and Yoga
Refresh your body and mind with our wonderful yoga, meditation and wellbeing weekend yoga retreats in stunning settings ranging from stately homes to old mills throughout the UK.
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February 15

EcoYoga Retreats Scotland UK - Yoga, Wild River Bathing and Eco Living

Welcome to EcoYoga

'Hello and welcome to ecoYoga Scotland. Now in our sixth year, our tranquil river-side retreat in the Scottish highlands, is dedicated to teaching Yoga and to sustainable eco living.'

 

At ecoYoga we run courses and retreats throughout the year and we invite you to find out more about these on the retreats page. When retreats are not running stay with us on a self-catering basis and study in depth Yoga in our wonderful Yoga studio, have a hot tub, sauna or enjoy our hot wild river baths. See our holiday page for more details.

 

Come and visit. Relax, rejuvenate and learn in luxurious 'eco' style.

We are now closed until the beginning of April when the retreats start up again.

 

It can be cold up here in the winter months and we can have frozen pipes and no water. Join us in the Spring when everything starts to warm up again.

 

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We really did have a great time there; there’s something very special about the place itself but in particular it was the people who work there that really gave it such a lovely good-humoured, chilled-out and warm atmosphere.

 

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February 15

Yoga for Men Community | Yoga Tips & Articles

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I’m an Avid Ultra-Marathon Runner: How Yoga Helps Me Train

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Yoga has been growing in popularity among people of all interests and athletes of a diverse list of disciplines. The unique combination of strength, stability and flexibility enhancement is appealing to most that want to keep their bodies in optimum shape.

A Message to Veterans from Dan Nevins on YfM.tv

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You may have seen him on The View last week on Veterans Day or in a new commercial for Wounded Warrior Project. Dan Nevins has become a beacon in the Veteran and yoga communities, having lost both legs below the knee, as well as suffering a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) in an IED explosion in… Read more »

Think You Need to be Flexible to Enjoy Yoga? Think Again.

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Yoga can be intimidating to a beginner, especially if you aren’t very flexible. But yoga isn’t just for the flexible, the skinny, or the active. Yoga is for everyone. Learn how to enjoy yoga and become more flexible.

The Balanced Body – An Introduction to Yoga Therapeutics with Ross Rayburn

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Join Ross Rayburn for a series of videos that use the precision of yoga therapeutic principles to not only avoid injury but also as way to elevate your daily yoga asana practice. These videos will be helpful for those interested in healing and are also recommended for intermediate and advanced students looking to transform their practice. #YogaforMen

The entire series of videos are available at the link below.
https://yfm.vhx.tv/products/the-balanced-body-an-introduction-to-yoga-therapeutics-with-ross-rayburn

Let’s Help Get Free Yoga for Vets

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Yoga for Men has partnered with the University of South Florida College of Public Health to help conduct a clinical study on the effects of yoga and mindfulness on veterans and active duty military personnel. As part of this study, veterans and active duty personnel have the opportunity to receive free yoga, meditation, and mindfulness classes for a year.

There is already a large waiting list that is growing steadily, and we are raising the funds to put everyone through the study. Please visit the link above to make a contribution. We’d appreciate it if you would share this video with your family, friends, and social network.

If you know of any veterans or active duty personnel, men or women, from any country, who might benefit from free on-line yoga, meditation, mindfulness, tai chi, educational materials, and more, please share this video and send them to http://vets.yoga

Scientific Results of Yoga for Health and Well-Being

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The following video is intended to be an educational tool about the science of yoga. The video features information on what changes occur in the body during yoga, the safety of the practice of yoga, and what the research says about whether it can help treat certain health problems. This is the second installment in… Read more »

Off the Mat, Eps 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me?

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Off the Mat, Episode 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me? Mike and Jonathan get into the nitty gritty of some different types of yoga that may benefit a newcomer to the practice. New episodes air on Mondays at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen #YogaforMen

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

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Without the breath, there is no yoga. Mike Fecht talks about why we practice “victorious breath” or ujjayi during our yoga practice.

Adaptive Yoga for Comfort and Ease – with Annie Okerlin

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In this Yoga for Vets video, Annie Okerlin of Exalted Warrior Foundation guides us through a free hourlong chair yoga practice designed especially for people who are, or may be physically compromised. Annie is a respected name in the Yoga for Veterans world and has extensive experience with #adaptiveyoga.

Extensive use of yoga props is demonstrated.

Wellness

I’m an Avid Ultra-Marathon Runner: How Yoga Helps Me Train

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Yoga has been growing in popularity among people of all interests and athletes of a diverse list of disciplines. The unique combination of strength, stability and flexibility enhancement is appealing to most that want to keep their bodies in optimum shape.

A Message to Veterans from Dan Nevins on YfM.tv

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You may have seen him on The View last week on Veterans Day or in a new commercial for Wounded Warrior Project. Dan Nevins has become a beacon in the Veteran and yoga communities, having lost both legs below the knee, as well as suffering a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) in an IED explosion in… Read more »

Think You Need to be Flexible to Enjoy Yoga? Think Again.

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Yoga can be intimidating to a beginner, especially if you aren’t very flexible. But yoga isn’t just for the flexible, the skinny, or the active. Yoga is for everyone. Learn how to enjoy yoga and become more flexible.

The Balanced Body – An Introduction to Yoga Therapeutics with Ross Rayburn

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Join Ross Rayburn for a series of videos that use the precision of yoga therapeutic principles to not only avoid injury but also as way to elevate your daily yoga asana practice. These videos will be helpful for those interested in healing and are also recommended for intermediate and advanced students looking to transform their practice. #YogaforMen

The entire series of videos are available at the link below.
https://yfm.vhx.tv/products/the-balanced-body-an-introduction-to-yoga-therapeutics-with-ross-rayburn

Let’s Help Get Free Yoga for Vets

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Yoga for Men has partnered with the University of South Florida College of Public Health to help conduct a clinical study on the effects of yoga and mindfulness on veterans and active duty military personnel. As part of this study, veterans and active duty personnel have the opportunity to receive free yoga, meditation, and mindfulness classes for a year.

There is already a large waiting list that is growing steadily, and we are raising the funds to put everyone through the study. Please visit the link above to make a contribution. We’d appreciate it if you would share this video with your family, friends, and social network.

If you know of any veterans or active duty personnel, men or women, from any country, who might benefit from free on-line yoga, meditation, mindfulness, tai chi, educational materials, and more, please share this video and send them to http://vets.yoga

Scientific Results of Yoga for Health and Well-Being

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The following video is intended to be an educational tool about the science of yoga. The video features information on what changes occur in the body during yoga, the safety of the practice of yoga, and what the research says about whether it can help treat certain health problems. This is the second installment in… Read more »

Off the Mat, Eps 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me?

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Off the Mat, Episode 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me? Mike and Jonathan get into the nitty gritty of some different types of yoga that may benefit a newcomer to the practice. New episodes air on Mondays at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen #YogaforMen

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

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Without the breath, there is no yoga. Mike Fecht talks about why we practice “victorious breath” or ujjayi during our yoga practice.

Adaptive Yoga for Comfort and Ease – with Annie Okerlin

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In this Yoga for Vets video, Annie Okerlin of Exalted Warrior Foundation guides us through a free hourlong chair yoga practice designed especially for people who are, or may be physically compromised. Annie is a respected name in the Yoga for Veterans world and has extensive experience with #adaptiveyoga.

Extensive use of yoga props is demonstrated.

Fitness

I’m an Avid Ultra-Marathon Runner: How Yoga Helps Me Train

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Yoga has been growing in popularity among people of all interests and athletes of a diverse list of disciplines. The unique combination of strength, stability and flexibility enhancement is appealing to most that want to keep their bodies in optimum shape.

Think You Need to be Flexible to Enjoy Yoga? Think Again.

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Yoga can be intimidating to a beginner, especially if you aren’t very flexible. But yoga isn’t just for the flexible, the skinny, or the active. Yoga is for everyone. Learn how to enjoy yoga and become more flexible.

The Balanced Body – An Introduction to Yoga Therapeutics with Ross Rayburn

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Join Ross Rayburn for a series of videos that use the precision of yoga therapeutic principles to not only avoid injury but also as way to elevate your daily yoga asana practice. These videos will be helpful for those interested in healing and are also recommended for intermediate and advanced students looking to transform their practice. #YogaforMen

The entire series of videos are available at the link below.
https://yfm.vhx.tv/products/the-balanced-body-an-introduction-to-yoga-therapeutics-with-ross-rayburn

Off the Mat, Eps 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me?

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Off the Mat, Episode 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me? Mike and Jonathan get into the nitty gritty of some different types of yoga that may benefit a newcomer to the practice. New episodes air on Mondays at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen #YogaforMen

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

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Without the breath, there is no yoga. Mike Fecht talks about why we practice “victorious breath” or ujjayi during our yoga practice.

Off the Mat, Eps 4 – How Often Should I Practice Yoga?

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Off the Mat, Episode 4 – A reader from Tampa writes in and asks, “How Often Should I Practice Yoga?”. Short answer: Less can be more. New episodes of Off the Mat air each Monday at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen #YogaforMen #OfftheMat

Yoga for Athletes – Post Workout with Mike Fecht

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Mike Fecht of Yoga for Men guides you through a 30 minute Post Workout Yoga practice that will help bring you back into balance after your workout, or after playing your sport. All-levels. #YogaforMen #YogaforAthletes

Off the Mat, Eps 2 – Stepping Up Between Your Hands

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This week on “Off the Mat” we answer a reader’s question about stepping your foot up between your hands during vinyasa. New Episodes each Monday at 10Am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen. #YogaforMen

Off the Mat, Eps 1 – Reader’s Questions

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Hey, it’s our first episode of “Off the Mat” with Jonathan and Mike. Send us your questions and we’ll do our best to answer them. This week we talk about incorporating weight training into your yoga practice, and WHY Yoga FOR Men??? New episodes air each Monday @ 10am Eastern on FB and YouTube. #YogaforMen #OfftheMat #ILovetheBurg #DTSP

Food

6 Organic Protein Powders Ranked by Taste

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Protein powder is a good choice for many people trying to add in some more nutrition to their diet. But it can be hard to be healthy if your special protein drink tastes a little… off. With so many formulas and flavors, the consistency and taste can change dramatically between brands. And with so many different taste preferences, it can be even harder to nail down that one perfect protein powder.

Anger is Intensity – Sadhguru

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A seeker asks Sadhguru about the nature of the anger found in great Indian seers such as Vishwamitra. Sadhguru explains that anger is intensity and that intensity is good, but when you attach an emotion to intensity it can become misery. via Isha Foundation

How DDP Yoga and a Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

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August 2013. At 39 years old, I was 5’10″ and weighed in at 285 lbs.  My cholesterol was way too high, my triglycerides were dangerously high, and to say that I was out of shape would be an understatement.  Although I had lifted weights for much of my adult life, I lacked any discernible flexibility. … Read more »

Basic Approach to Seasonal Allergies: An Ayurvedic Perspective

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Up until 1997 I suffered from annual allergies and regular colds. Colds would last me anywhere from 7-12 days and allergies were just consistent especially during allergy season and into most of summer. I would take over the counter medications and I even had prescribe medications all of which may have provided some temporary resolve… Read more »

Pearls of Wisdom regarding FASTING/DETOXING according to Ayurveda (part 2):

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When: Eastern medicine such as TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine) suggest that cleansing during the transitions of seasons is crucial. Ayurveda points out that the windows of transition, the natural progression from one season to another is September (from summer to fall), January (from winter to spring) and May (from spring to summer.)… Read more »

Pearls of Wisdom on Juice Fasting or General Fasting (Part 1)…

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Fasting during this weather/this time of year is not ideal according to Ayurveda. It’s like walking into the middle of the woods while it’s snowing and all of your clothing is quickly removed. Similarly, during the thick of winter the digestive fire must be maintained and the nervous system must be balanced, but isn’t done… Read more »

Yoga

I’m an Avid Ultra-Marathon Runner: How Yoga Helps Me Train

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Yoga has been growing in popularity among people of all interests and athletes of a diverse list of disciplines. The unique combination of strength, stability and flexibility enhancement is appealing to most that want to keep their bodies in optimum shape.

A Message to Veterans from Dan Nevins on YfM.tv

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You may have seen him on The View last week on Veterans Day or in a new commercial for Wounded Warrior Project. Dan Nevins has become a beacon in the Veteran and yoga communities, having lost both legs below the knee, as well as suffering a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) in an IED explosion in… Read more »

Think You Need to be Flexible to Enjoy Yoga? Think Again.

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Yoga can be intimidating to a beginner, especially if you aren’t very flexible. But yoga isn’t just for the flexible, the skinny, or the active. Yoga is for everyone. Learn how to enjoy yoga and become more flexible.

The Balanced Body – An Introduction to Yoga Therapeutics with Ross Rayburn

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Join Ross Rayburn for a series of videos that use the precision of yoga therapeutic principles to not only avoid injury but also as way to elevate your daily yoga asana practice. These videos will be helpful for those interested in healing and are also recommended for intermediate and advanced students looking to transform their practice. #YogaforMen

The entire series of videos are available at the link below.
https://yfm.vhx.tv/products/the-balanced-body-an-introduction-to-yoga-therapeutics-with-ross-rayburn

Let’s Help Get Free Yoga for Vets

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Yoga for Men has partnered with the University of South Florida College of Public Health to help conduct a clinical study on the effects of yoga and mindfulness on veterans and active duty military personnel. As part of this study, veterans and active duty personnel have the opportunity to receive free yoga, meditation, and mindfulness classes for a year.

There is already a large waiting list that is growing steadily, and we are raising the funds to put everyone through the study. Please visit the link above to make a contribution. We’d appreciate it if you would share this video with your family, friends, and social network.

If you know of any veterans or active duty personnel, men or women, from any country, who might benefit from free on-line yoga, meditation, mindfulness, tai chi, educational materials, and more, please share this video and send them to http://vets.yoga

Scientific Results of Yoga for Health and Well-Being

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The following video is intended to be an educational tool about the science of yoga. The video features information on what changes occur in the body during yoga, the safety of the practice of yoga, and what the research says about whether it can help treat certain health problems. This is the second installment in… Read more »

Off the Mat, Eps 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me?

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Off the Mat, Episode 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me? Mike and Jonathan get into the nitty gritty of some different types of yoga that may benefit a newcomer to the practice. New episodes air on Mondays at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen #YogaforMen

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

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Without the breath, there is no yoga. Mike Fecht talks about why we practice “victorious breath” or ujjayi during our yoga practice.

Adaptive Yoga for Comfort and Ease – with Annie Okerlin

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In this Yoga for Vets video, Annie Okerlin of Exalted Warrior Foundation guides us through a free hourlong chair yoga practice designed especially for people who are, or may be physically compromised. Annie is a respected name in the Yoga for Veterans world and has extensive experience with #adaptiveyoga.

Extensive use of yoga props is demonstrated.

Mindfulness

A Message to Veterans from Dan Nevins on YfM.tv

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You may have seen him on The View last week on Veterans Day or in a new commercial for Wounded Warrior Project. Dan Nevins has become a beacon in the Veteran and yoga communities, having lost both legs below the knee, as well as suffering a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) in an IED explosion in… Read more »

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

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Without the breath, there is no yoga. Mike Fecht talks about why we practice “victorious breath” or ujjayi during our yoga practice.

Off the Mat, Eps 3 – Yoga and PTSD

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This week on “Off the Mat” we answer a question from a friend about what kind of yoga is good from someone suffering from PTSD. The answer is a little different than you might think because this person is wheelchair-bound. New episodes air each Monday at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and Youtube.com/YogaforMen. #YogaforMen

Progression in Your Yoga Practice

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Yoga is a practice of intention, mindfulness, and paying attention to what is happening with your body and breath – moment by moment. By understanding the reason behind what we’re doing – and why – we can then begin to ask the deeper question of “Is this what is right for me in this moment?”

Ahimsa in Your Yoga Practice

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Mike Fecht discusses the yoga concept of Ahimsa, which is non-violence or non-harming, not only towards other but toward ourselves as well. The way you treat yourself on the yoga mat can often be a reflection of how you choose to operate in the world.  

Yoga, PTSD, and Personal Growth

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From the very beginning of Yoga for Men, we made sure to focus on veterans. Why is that? The number one reason for me personally is my post traumatic stress connection to them. My experience with PTSD is the result of having seen things that I can’t unsee and experience things that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy.

Mala Beads, Yoga, and Meditation

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First created in India over 3,000 years ago, mala beads are a mysterious aspect of yoga culture. Available in a wide range of colors and materials, these beads are worn to help the user focus on meditation as well as for their beauty and character. Curious about what mala beads are and how they are used in yoga and meditation? Let us help.

Using Mindfulness to Get in the Zone

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Everybody, sports fan or not, is familiar with this expression. But what, exactly, is this “zone” that we speak of? “The Zone” is that special place where an athlete is so focused on the game that nothing else exists. This state of being is called mindfulness or “flow.” A regular yoga and meditation practice teaches us how to access this state of being – to get into “flow,” both metaphorically and literally.

Relationships

TOUCH…and Healing on Many Levels (let’s get personal, real and deep)

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Yoga practice of asanas, cuddling, affection, physical attention, sensuality, sexuality and emotionality – mentality – spirituality are all tied in to touch on many levels. It always surprises me and never surprises me when, as a massage therapist and with over 20 years of experience, I learn of people not ever having had a session or even liking… Read more »

Yoga: It’s an Inside Job

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Answer: It’s an inside job. Question: What is Sex? If I read one more article that dumbs down the benefits of a yoga practice for guys to meeting someone to date or hook up with, I’m going to puke. Peep this…a yoga practice cleans out the clutter in your life—physical, emotional and mental. The benefits to… Read more »

Woody Harrelson on Yoga

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“Yoga is the best thing for your sex life! It keeps you limber in all kinds of ways. It teaches you to love your body and your partner’s body. But more than anything, it keeps your mind liquid, and nothing’s sexier than that… I think yoga is a great way to force your outside of… Read more »

Lifestyle

A Message to Veterans from Dan Nevins on YfM.tv

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You may have seen him on The View last week on Veterans Day or in a new commercial for Wounded Warrior Project. Dan Nevins has become a beacon in the Veteran and yoga communities, having lost both legs below the knee, as well as suffering a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) in an IED explosion in… Read more »

The Balanced Body – An Introduction to Yoga Therapeutics with Ross Rayburn

Posted by

Join Ross Rayburn for a series of videos that use the precision of yoga therapeutic principles to not only avoid injury but also as way to elevate your daily yoga asana practice. These videos will be helpful for those interested in healing and are also recommended for intermediate and advanced students looking to transform their practice. #YogaforMen

The entire series of videos are available at the link below.
https://yfm.vhx.tv/products/the-balanced-body-an-introduction-to-yoga-therapeutics-with-ross-rayburn

Let’s Help Get Free Yoga for Vets

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Yoga for Men has partnered with the University of South Florida College of Public Health to help conduct a clinical study on the effects of yoga and mindfulness on veterans and active duty military personnel. As part of this study, veterans and active duty personnel have the opportunity to receive free yoga, meditation, and mindfulness classes for a year.

There is already a large waiting list that is growing steadily, and we are raising the funds to put everyone through the study. Please visit the link above to make a contribution. We’d appreciate it if you would share this video with your family, friends, and social network.

If you know of any veterans or active duty personnel, men or women, from any country, who might benefit from free on-line yoga, meditation, mindfulness, tai chi, educational materials, and more, please share this video and send them to http://vets.yoga

Scientific Results of Yoga for Health and Well-Being

Posted by

The following video is intended to be an educational tool about the science of yoga. The video features information on what changes occur in the body during yoga, the safety of the practice of yoga, and what the research says about whether it can help treat certain health problems. This is the second installment in… Read more »

Off the Mat, Eps 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me?

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Off the Mat, Episode 5 – What style of yoga is the best one for me? Mike and Jonathan get into the nitty gritty of some different types of yoga that may benefit a newcomer to the practice. New episodes air on Mondays at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen #YogaforMen

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

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Without the breath, there is no yoga. Mike Fecht talks about why we practice “victorious breath” or ujjayi during our yoga practice.

Adaptive Yoga for Comfort and Ease – with Annie Okerlin

Posted by

In this Yoga for Vets video, Annie Okerlin of Exalted Warrior Foundation guides us through a free hourlong chair yoga practice designed especially for people who are, or may be physically compromised. Annie is a respected name in the Yoga for Veterans world and has extensive experience with #adaptiveyoga.

Extensive use of yoga props is demonstrated.

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February 15

Yoga Thailand, Detox & Ashtanga Retreat Koh Phangan | The Yoga Retreat

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The Yoga Retreat, Thailand

HAS CURRENTLY BEEN CLOSED DOWN FOR ONE YEAR RE OPENING 1ST NOV 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TERESA AND KES KENNARD

Authorised Ashtanga Yoga Teacher level 1 with kpjayi.org

THE OWNERS OF THE YOGA RETREAT

ARE NOW OFFERING AN AMAZING ASHTANGA YOGA RETREAT IN MALLORCA
14-18th April 2017
  

 

 

This retreat is a chance for you to enjoy the practice of Ashtanga yoga and enjoy other activities such as hiking, Pilates, and meditation. Indulge in an outdoor shala or yoga deck located within a valley and discover the secret corners of the amazing Tramuntana mountains. Fly in to Palma airport (PMI) 30 mins drive from airport to retreat. 

The accommodation options are on private and shared double room basis. The place is stylish and elegant, recently refurbished with sustainable local materials and with an enormous respect for the original features of the Mallorcan house. There are two fully equipped and separate bathrooms for ladies and men, as well as separate toilets.

You will also have access to the kitchen, dining room, living room, and meditation room. There is a private garden with a shala or yoga deck to practice yoga or Pilates, as well as an eco-fun shower overlooking the mountains. There is also a barbecue facility. The Retreat is digital detox, so there is no Wi-Fi available in the house. However, there is a cafe restaurant within walking distance if you need to access the internet.

Regarding meals, breakfast goodies are included, fruit, juices, eggs, bread, cheese, tomatoes, coffee, tea, cookies, milk (cow, almond and soya), marmalades, cereals, etcccc. All organic. There are 3 restaurants in Orient well worth visiting.

 

DATES: FRIDAY 14TH - TUESDAY 18TH APRIL 2017


Includes twice a day yoga, Pilates or hiking. Breakfast and farewell meal
4 nights accommodation shared room £427
3 nights shared room £348
Private room 4 nights £698 or 3 nights £610 
There is a chance of 4 private rooms, or 8 sharing in one house.

Plus another house with one double and 8 bunk beds 

 

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE PLEASE EMAIL
yogaretreatphangan@hotmail.com

 

THE NEXT RETREAT IN THAILAND WILL START 1ST NOV 2017

Located in the Northwest of Koh Phangan, Thailand.

The Yoga Retreat is nestled in the jungle just ten minutes away from Haad Salad beach and provides a nurturing environment to develop your practice and cultivate a better life.

We believe in self healing and that students are their own best teachers. Our aim is to provide you with the tools to deepen your own personal awareness. Whether you are a beginner or professional yoga teacher, the Yoga Retreat is the perfect compliment to a relaxing tropical holiday. We encourage you to listen to your body and will guide you through your own individual transformation. You will learn tools to change your life positively: yoga, chakra healing, detox, pranayama and meditation. 

The Yoga Retreat Owners, Teresa and Kes Kennard, created their family home and business in Thailand in 2000. Bringing together their love and experience in yoga and dance to create a balanced -realistic- approach which they believe to be the secret of true transformation.

We offer free wifi to our guests that wish to use it.     

What people say

All of the staff were so welcoming, friendly & helpful.

Craig Halpin

I just want to thank you for a wonderful 5 days of yoga and philosophy. I appreciate your down to earth yet comprehensive approach to all aspects of yoga.

Brady

I feel the retreat embodied everything yoga should be about- energy, spiritually, peace and growth

Stacey Ly

I am so thankful to have made some positive changes which were lacking.

Marley

Your retreat is really lovely and i really appreciated the Astanga classes having practitioners who really know their stuff.

Steph

My lasting thought of the retreat, and one which I use constantly, is sitting at the end of a practice gazing out into the forest with a feeling of utter joy and calm.

Val

I had a big breakthrough during practice and know this is only the beginning of a life long journey of self discovery.

Sandra

After 3 weeks at the retreat, my yoga has improved greatly due to adjustments which i have never received at home.

Heidi

I can say hands down, that the food at your retreat was better than any of the food I ate on the island.

Sarah
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Experience a unique holiday by joining beginner yoga courses in Europe. Check our great selection of beginner yoga courses now and book yourself a beginner yoga course in Europe.

Start learning yoga from scratch with yoga holidays for beginners

Beginner yoga retreats are quite common. Most yoga holidays cater to all levels, from beginners to the most advanced. And if you are fairly new to yoga, your instructors will guide you all the way to complete your first replenishing yoga sessions. It is the best way to deepen your practice and take it to the next level. Book a beginner yoga holiday now and discover the amazing world yoga has to offer!

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Great 9.7/10

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8 days / 7 nights

Great 9.9/10

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7 Days Surf and Yoga Retreat in Canary Islands, Spain

Available from February till December

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from £314

Excellent 10/10

Based on 34 reviews
from £314
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7 days / 6 nights

Excellent 10/10

Based on 34 reviews

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from £552

Great 9.9/10

Based on 30 reviews
from £552
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8 days / 7 nights

Great 9.9/10

Based on 30 reviews

8 Days Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Spain

Available from February till December

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from £506

Excellent 10/10

Based on 1 review
from £506
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8 days / 7 nights

Excellent 10/10

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7 Days Relaxing & Rejuvenating Yoga Retreat in Bulgaria

May | June | July | August | September, 2017

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from £450

Excellent 10/10

Based on 20 reviews
from £450
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7 days / 6 nights

Excellent 10/10

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4 Days Eco-Friendly Yoga Holiday in Portugal

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from £149

Great 9.4/10

Based on 5 reviews
from £149
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Great 9.4/10

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Available from February till September

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from £221

Great 9.9/10

Based on 10 reviews
from £221
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4 days / 3 nights

Great 9.9/10

Based on 10 reviews
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8 people currently interested

Great 9.9/10

Based on 11 reviews

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Great 9.9/10

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from £359

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8 days / 7 nights

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7 Days Sun Salutation Yoga Retreat in Portugal

Available from February till September

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from £481

Great 9.9/10

Based on 10 reviews
from £481
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7 days / 6 nights

Great 9.9/10

Based on 10 reviews
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Great 9.9/10

Based on 34 reviews

7 Days Snow, Outdoor and Yoga Retreat in Austria

Feb 26-Mar 4 | Mar 5-11 | Apr 3-9, 2017

Speaks English

from £638

Great 9.9/10

Based on 34 reviews
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7 days / 6 nights

Great 9.9/10

Based on 34 reviews

7 Days Energizing Yoga Retreat in Greece

Available from February till December

Speaks English

from £477

Excellent 10/10

Based on 6 reviews
from £477
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Excellent 10/10

Based on 6 reviews
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Yoga Retreats, Holidays and Escapes | Destination Yoga

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Exceptional group yoga retreats and
blissful yoga holidays

Inspiring yoga holidays

Wonderful group yoga retreats in stunning venues or tailor-made yoga holidays at beautiful hotels on dates to suit you.

Beautiful yoga spaces

From beach-studios with views out to sea to magnificent domes and outdoor decks in nature, our yoga spaces are all beautiful and inspiring to nurture your practice

Wonderful locations

Our retreat locations and selected hotels are all charming, stylish boutique, properties in lovely settings

Browse all our Escapes

Hosted group yoga retreats

Join one of our group yoga retreats across Europe and beyond, which combine beautiful venues with excellent teachers to deliver you an experience that will leave you feeling stronger calmer and uplifted. During your stay, your accommodation will be exclusively reserved for yoga guests, ensuring you a welcoming and friendly environment during your holiday

Tailor-made yoga holidays

If the dates of our hosted group yoga retreats don’t work for you or you’d simply prefer a bespoke yoga holiday, we can suggest wonderful yoga holiday options on dates and destinations to suit you. Below are some reasonably nearby destinations, but we can also recommend some fabulous options in Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Bali, Costa Rica or the Caribbean…

Paradis Plage with Zoe Knott

Yoga overlooking the beach, with an amazing & knowledgeable teacher- couldn’t have asked for more! Hotel is beautiful, rooms are clean and comfortable, the food was very tasty and well presented. Would definitely recommend Destination Yoga and will certainly be booking again!

- Natalie Beckham

Suryalila in the sun

Suryalila worked its usual magic and we had an outstanding teacher in Kristi. She creates an encouraging and supportive class in which to grow your practice and builds confidence and strength through her Forrest Yoga teaching. Huge thanks also to Cristiana who assisted her – we will all remember our Italian sun salutations!

- Carolyn Didsbury

Yoga in Puglia with Caroline Gamble

The retreat at La rosa dei quatri venti in Puglia was simply wonderful. I don´t now what to praise most, Caroline´s amazing classes, the gorgeous (and healthy) food, the lovely accomodation or the great company. The week still resonates within me.

- Silke Wettach

A haven in the Adalucian Hills

Suryalila is a haven in the Andalucian hills – the perfect place to go to relax and restore. The yoga teaching by Vidya was world class, and also included additional restorative and Yin classes from a range of resident teachers. The vegetarian and vegan food is consistently inventive and delicious and the massage therapists were excellent. I couldn’t help but relax, and came away with added inspiration for my yoga practice.

- Vicky Addinall

April in Puglia

Puglia is wonderful. Just back from the April week and can find no fault. Beautiful place (gorgeous wildflower meadows), superb food, excellent teacher (Caroline Gamble) and warm caring hosts. I shared it with Begona and other lovely yoginis (plus one other yogi). Superb.

- Pete Croudace

Can’t wait for the next trip

Had an amazing time at the Shanti Som resort. It was my first yoga holiday and the yoga classes, the hotel, the food and company were fantastic. I felt much healthier after the trip and can’t wait for the next one.

- Angela Mycock

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…ideal for everyone who wants to spend time learning or developing their yoga practice, and would like to do so in beautiful, peaceful locations with some of the world’s best teachers.

What every self-respecting yogi is looking for: a week of challenging classes with expert teachers – the type who inspire, motivate and lend life wisdom – without the ashram-type suffering and soggy cabbage.

Benefits of our yoga retreats

There are hundreds of reasons why you should choose Destination Yoga for your next retreat,
but based on the reviews we get from our customers, here are the top 4:

All Levels and Abilities

Whether you’ve been practising yoga for years or are interested in trying it for the first time, we’ve got a retreat that will suit you

Personal service

Our team practises what they preach, so with our in-house yoga knowledge, we can ensure we find you the perfect experience

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