If you’re sitting in your office cubicle with a stiff neck and numb spine, it’s time to disconnect from the world and reconnect with inner life. Who has the time for that? You must be wondering. It’s alright. Your schedules are tight and you have exactly 48 hours of the weekend to literally relax and get back to work with a smile on your face. And you’ve been thinking about that yoga retreat in Thailand your colleague can’t stop talking about. It’s time to hit the “reboot” button! If we all did yoga, we can somehow be more relaxed than we are. And we need to relax. How about you finally take the plunge and dive deep into rejuvenation. And what better place than a yoga retreat where amid natural bounty you find your breath returning to you. The 21st century crowds of office-going career-makers are busy making money and unmaking their mental peace. It’s time you found some deep moments of peace within you through a yoga retreat adventure. But first, let’s walk you through (if you aren’t so familiar with the term “Yoga Retreat”) the benefits of visiting a yoga retreat. Now, let’s imagine waking up and stretching in our bedroom: we open the window and the view isn’t necessarily a breathtaking one. Outside your apartment window, there isn’t much scope for a fresh breeze of air, unless you live in a city that promises clean air. You do yoga for a bit and your energy levels are okay-ish. But, the moment you step out, all hell breaks loose because it’s time to meet work deadlines. Now expect waking up in the lap of nature, where gentle rays of the sun gently make you rise and relax. You step out, and the mountains or valleys (depends on what you prefer), await your arrival and you find yourself raising your arms to greet the day with an open heart. That’s how most yoga retreats work. It’s time to take charge and see for yourself what suits your imagination: is it a yoga retreat nestled in the Himalayas or somewhere by the sea? While looking for the best retreats, make sure they all are: within your budget, not so remote, verified by at least 30 people, and guided by yoga professionals who also happen to have the teaching license. You can find all that info easily on popular websites. And most importantly, when you’re looking for the ideal reboot spiritual and body camp, don’t forget to go within and ask yourself what is it that appeals to your soul?Let’s move on to the “Why am I choosing a yoga retreat” a.k.a health benefits of visiting a yoga retreat:
- Energizes the body, calms your soul
For thousands of years, the ancient sages have been observing the true quality of life and living through yoga. And now that it’s become popular across the world, healing our bodies has become easier too. A perfect yoga practice involves finding the rhythm of body that we so often lose while working the 9-5 clock schedule at our desks. Yoga Retreats in Nepal have the added advantage of the Himalayas where yoga is practiced while overlooking the great mountains that instantly calms the body and spirit and you come out of the whole session, super energized and ready to face the world.
- Mutes Over Thinking
Engaging in regular yoga retreat sessions enhances mindfulness as the brain is silenced with body practices through several yoga postures. The realignment of our body chakras centers our mind too and all the work overload and built up trash of city anxiety lessens with time. Not a bad idea to join yoga retreat just to silence our brains for a while!
- Get in track, weight wise!
A weekend yoga retreat is the best guide to getting back into shape. But remember, it’s only a guide that gives you the tools. It’s you who has to keep implementing it every day to get results. A yoga retreat is the combo package of mind, body and spirit so that you take a little bit of everything and get in shape, expand your consciousness and uplift your spirit, all the same!
- Boosts immunity
Looking for an ideal detox for the body? Yoga retreat is the way to go! Don’t even think twice while choosing a yoga retreat for yourself when you want to refresh your immunity in the most organic way possible. The guided yoga practices by professionals will help your lymphatic system go with the flow (all the stretching and bending assists in effective lymph drainage) so that you are better prepared against diseases.
- Posture perfect
A good spine increases the quality of life! Expect amazing changes when you raise your body from the unhealthy chairs and sit with your legs folded and spine erect. And that’s exactly what they teach you to do in a yoga retreat. So, go ahead and book the weekend yoga retreat, your spine will thank you for many days to come!
- Feel Happy
If you expect happiness to be the outcome of any experience, then a yoga retreat is the last thing that would disappoint you. Stretching your body in nature is the easiest way to get a smile out of your face. And what better way than a deeply rejuvenating yoga retreat that promises the abundance of joy and health.
Author Bio :
Bipin Baloni is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveler in India. He conducts Yoga Teacher Training in India and Yoga retreats in Nepal. He loves writing and reading books related to yoga, health, nature, Himalayas and Trekking in India.