5 Important Steps for Finding a Quality Wellness Yoga Retreat
Posted: Jan 18, 2019
Yoga retreats are always fascinating and there is a sense of enchantment in the name of such events. Since this stressed out life doesn't give us even a second to breathe comfortably, Yoga vacations bring charm and relaxation to life. Almost all Yoga retreats are intended towards personal health and wellness, along with lots of fun. A quality vacation is the one that is able to rejuvenate you in the finest fashion and offer incredible experiences.
Let’s have a look at the five things you should consider before going on a retreat to find the best one for you.
Contemplate your intention
Before planning anything in life, it is better to make the mind up. You should be aware of the event that you are seeking to take part in. A Yoga retreat not only costs you a good amount of money but also your time so, there should be a clear intention with which you are going on a retreat. What kind of experiences you want to enjoy and what are the reasons for your plan? A Yoga retreat is only successful if it fulfills your intentions and desires.
Location of the program
Opting for the location should be your priority after deciding to attend a Yoga retreat. The place of your retreat plays an important role in deciding the kind of experiences you get. Since a Yoga retreat is like a holiday, the location should completely be the choice of an aspirant. Whether you want a Yoga retreat in Chiang Mai, Thailand or aim to relish the luxury of Bali, you need to confirm before you proceed further. For a spiritual retreat, India and Nepal are considered the best, while beach retreats find opulence in Thailand, Spain, Belize, etc.
Retreat type preference
There are a number of wellness Yoga retreats that are being organized all over the world. Himalayan Yoga retreat, detox retreat, beach Yoga holiday, etc. are some of the major programs that you should choose from. Although the ultimate aim of all these retreats is the rejuvenation of the mind, body and soul, their program structures vary. You should be very clear about your preferences when it comes to retreat types because the entire experience revolves around this. If you want to go with family, opt for a family Yoga retreat. There are couple retreats, silent retreats, solo retreats, and many more kinds of programs.
Selecting the best retreat
Now you are all set to book the program that you resonate with. Search for the best Wellness Yoga retreats in the location of your choice. Check out the program details of each of the suggested retreats. Look for the trainers’ experience, retreat cost, event curriculum. In addition, you should explore the schools’ reviews on various booking sites and choose the best one for you. A retreat’s success also depends on the services and accommodation available to the guests.
Getting ready to explore
Booking a Yoga retreat doesn’t end your pre-retreat task. Planning the journey is also a vital job. Now is the time for preparation to go on the retreat. This includes air ticket booking, packing your bags with all the important things, necessary shopping, etc. Aspirants are recommended to keep only those articles in your bag that are needful in the journey. Carrying a heavy load on the shoulder might make your travel experience strenuous. Consult the retreat management in advance about the way to reach the retreat location after you land at the nearest airport.
Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveler. He loves writing and reading the books related to yoga, health, nature and the Himalayas.