When you find yourself working too many nonstop hours, a Florida yoga retreat may be just the thing to melt away your stress and put you in the right mental state for the bustle ahead of you. A yoga vacation, in fact, can be one of the most pleasurable vacations you’ve ever taken. Here are five reasons to book your next vacation as a yoga retreat.
1. You don’t need to be an expert yogi.
Anyone from the absolute beginner to the daily devotee is welcome. And there isn’t an air of showing off or pretense of keeping up. You are free to go at your own speed whether that means going slow with gentle classes or pushing the limits in harder classes.
- You’ll leave feeling better than you came.
When your destination is a yoga retreat, remarkably stress easily fades away. Sessions are designed to melt away the tension in your muscles and mind. You may come to retreat with completely tense muscles and heavy limbs and float back to your room feeling as light as a feather.
- The days are structured, not ordained.
Every activity is optional. When the purpose of the trip is to unwind, you don’t feel bothered to find the best experience. It’s right there in front of you. And, it’s nice to know you can skip any activity and simply sit by the pool with a good book or schedule a deep tissue massage.
- You’re guaranteed to eat well (but you don’t have to).
With restaurants on and offsite, you’ll have many delicious opportunities to eat well – if you want to! And there are no judgments if you indulge a bit too much – no vacation is meant to deprive.
- You can stay active without it feeling like a punishment.
Don’t worry a bit about being forced into a room filled with dozens of people churning out a 100 Sun Salutations. It is completely the opposite. The atmosphere at a yoga retreat is welcoming and nurturing. To learn more about Yoga from the Heart’s annual Fall Florida Yoga Retreat that takes place the weekend of October 23-25 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa, click here.