Why you should go on a Yoga retreat
Benefits of Yoga Retreat
1. Because Yoga retreats are improving your physical health
The benefits of Yoga are immense for the human body. Some of the benefits are Increased flexibility and muscle strength, improved respiration, energy, vitality, and weight loss just to name some of them. Overall you will feel so much better in your body, and headaches and backpains will ease and disappear.
2. Because Yoga retreats are improving your mental health
When you feel better in your body, you feel also better in your mind. You feel stronger, healthier, happier, and more active. Depressions will disappear. Your self-esteem, mood, and inner strength increases and you will feel more balanced and calm.
3. Because you will explore beautiful destinations
A yoga retreat is like getting two for the price of one, with a vacation in a beautiful place combined with an experience that benefits you on a deeper level. You can enjoy the views while working on your Asanas, your mindset, and your meditation skills. Usually in Yoga retreats the groups are going on excursions and get to know the local life and people.
4. You will connect with other spiritual beings
Let’s be honest. In Yogaretreats we always connect with amazing spiritual beings. We have the same interests, and the same ideas and usually find friends for life. People from all over the world attend yoga retreats and share their culture. That’s why I love going on Yoga retreats and love giving Yoga retreats. This can open up doors to visit your newfound friends in their home country and vice versa. There is a certain openness when people get together in a yoga retreat. You may feel like you’ve known them for much longer than the week or two you spend with them.
5. You can improve your asanas and your practice
Another benefit to go on a yoga retreat is to practice yoga without any distractions. In a day to day life it can be sometimes challenging to find time for Yoga or meditation. Even the most experienced yoga practitioner can deepen their Asanas on retreats and aim to reach the next level.
6. Because you need an extra portion of self-love and Self-realization
We sometimes care so much about others or our job, that we forget to care about ourselves! Actually, we deserve a loving way of treating ourselves. This is what we learn on a Yoga retreat and what we will take home with us. When you go home, you will continue the practice because you know how good it makes you feel. The benefits of yoga in itself are immense.
7. Cause you need a connection with nature and a technology disconnection
Going on a retreat vacation is a perfect excuse to disconnect from technology. So many jobs now require us to be on call and connected 24/7. Especially when you are a self-employed entrepreneur. Choose a time, when you have fewer Clients to go on a Yoga retreat or send them an email in which Hours they can connect with you. Switch your phone only on during these hours or better: leave your phone off to really enjoy the moment.
8. Cause a Yoga retreat rejuvenates you
It´s not just the relaxing setting of Yoga retreats, but also the fact, that physical activities combined with meditation and relaxation have rejuvenating results. Also, the fact that mostly on Yoga retreats there is no alcohol offered can make you feel and look younger within some days or 1-2 weeks.
Some people will go on all-inclusive getaways, which usually entails a whole lot of lying around and eating and drinking. When you go back to life, you may feel lethargic from not treating your body properly. When you attend a yoga retreat, you are taking excellent care of yourself. On a Yoga retreat, you’re immersing only in things that are only good for the mind, body, and soul.
It’s likely that at the end of the day, you’re quite tired so you go to bed early. You wake up early and start your practice. When you go back home, you feel rejuvenated and rested. You also have the tools to maintain that rejuvenated feeling on a day-to-day basis.
9. Because you can evaluate your current circumstances better from a distance
Attending a yoga retreat can help you to take a step back and see your life from a distance. If you find yourself stressed by your current circumstance then this is the perfect solution! Sometimes it’s difficult to make decisions when we’re too close to the situation. Going on Yoga vacation retreats can give you the benefit of distance and help you to reevaluate.
10. Cause you will stop overthinking
If you’re always thinking of the next thing you need to do and you cannot stop thinking about what could happen or what had happened already, Maybe even leaves you sleepless nights, then a yoga retreat gives you a great opportunity to stop overthinking it all. Use a yoga retreat to turn off all the noise of your own head and open yourself to a more positive way of thinking. Meditation is often part of a retreat program, and you can let your instructor know about helping you to harness your thoughts.
11. Cause you surround yourself with positive energy on a Yoga retreat
Why do we go on a vacation? So we feel no worries at all! Our mentors and other yogis are full of positive vibes and we share the good vibrations. One of the best benefits of going on a yoga retreat is taking a vacation full of positive energy!
12. you will find healing
A yoga retreat can be healing for your mental and physical health. Going on retreat can change your life, and help you to deal with any emotional and mental issues you may be having. It can also be healing for your body if you’ve experienced an injury. Also, Yoga can detect injuries in your body, that you are without the Asanas not able to feel.
13. Cause you will embrace your fear
Acting from a fear-driven place can be very exhausting. We often have fears about Things, that may never happen or thoughts that are not positive. The best thing we can do removes this energy and detect our thought patterns and turn them into positive ones. A retreat is a safe place to be guided through fears and face them. One of my Yoga instructors told me, whenever he has a fear, he is facing it and see, that actually it isn´t that bad.
14. Cause it will boost your immune system
Sacred Sisterhood in our retreat in Tenerife
Yoga is boosting your immune system and leaves you less sick. Since I practice daily Yoga I never feel sick anymore. Yoga detoxifies your body with breathing, sweating, and metabolism, and diseases are no change anymore!
15. Cause you´re stressed and you need to relax more
A reason to go on a yoga retreat is to give yourself an opportunity to truly relax. Planning a vacation can be even more stressful when you have to choose the hotel, the trips, the pickup and the excursions.. On a yoga retreat everything is prepared for you, you only have to show up and you can really escape and let go of all the tensions. You totally relax on a Yoga retreat, cause you only think about your relaxation and a Yoga retreat makes you stress resistant in the long term.
16. Because you will learn to meditate – a very helpful tool in life to calm and also achieve goals
The traditional benefit of yoga is instilling the mind. Going on Yoga retreats will allow you to focus on instilling your mind. Instead of going relaxed from a class back into your rushed home life, you can carry that calmness with you throughout the rest of the retreat. Because the surroundings and everyone is so chilled a yoga retreat will give you a space to meditate fully, without any distractions. Meditation helps you in your everyday life, it is a great tool to calm yourself and achieve your goals,
17. Because you will return refreshed and feel like a newborn
Have you been on a 0815 vacation and come home feeling like you need another one? A yoga retreat might have you booking your next vacation as soon as
you’re back, but it’ll only be because you’re so relaxed and refreshed that you’ll just want to do it again!
18. Cause you deserve it
Treat yourself to an experience you really deserve, by going on a yoga retreat. This is a vacation all about YOU, and with the stresses of daily life, you deserve it.
19. Because you will practice mindfulness
Another reason why you should go on a Yoga retreat is to learn mindfulness. Because you can learn and practice this more easily in a group with teachers and for example while eating or in exercise, this is a huge factor, why people love Yoga retreats. In our day-to-day life, we often live in the past or in the future and would find ourselves thinking about past or future happenings. On a Yoga retreat, we can just live in the NOW.
20. Cause you need to have a unique experience
Every retreat experience is different from another, even if you return to the same place again. The teachers, other yogis, and your mindset at the time will never be the same again. Booking a yoga retreat will always result in a unique experience, and each retreat will be different as we continue to grow within ourselves.