Three Surprise Benefits of a Yoga Retreat

This is it! After a year of planning, my upcoming Know Thyself: Odyssey to Delphi Yoga Retreat is finally here! 

Why are yoga retreats so popular?

Everyone attends for different reasons, but after hosting seven international yoga retreats in as many years, allow me to offer insight on three awesome and unexpected gains you'll receive:  

A New Kind of Freedom:

Aladdin was on to something when he scooped up the princess and whisked her away on that magic carpet!

The senses require fresh stimuli in order to produce new ideas, feelings, and solutions. Same input = same output.

The first image of the earth from space changed the world forever becasue it provided a bigger picture of humankind, possibility, potential, and awareness. (Google overview effect or earth rise for more on this.)

On a smaller scale, a yoga retreat can do this same thing.

I've yet to find a magic carpet and really, how many of us will ever make it to...

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The (Downward) Dog Days of Summer: Home Yoga Sequence

As the summer heat descends and travel season heats up, you may find yourself a little uncomfortable or agitated from being out of your routine.

I thrive on routine yet I love to travel and be new places. Routine helps me feel safe and soothes my anxiety while travel wakes up my creativity and reignites my ability to find adventure in all things - even the familiar when I am back home again. 

Being away from my beloved studio practice does take it toll, physically and emotionally. Luckily, I've been able to team up with First for Women Magazine to offer a series of postures to keep any unwanted summer heat at bay, whether it manifests in the form of stress, stiff, tight muscles from long rides, or anxiety. (And to my diverse readership, this sequences is appropriate for all genders, not only women)

I've listed the sequence in photos below.
Click the link to get the step by instructions directly from the article.

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