Yoga is a leading form of meditation and therapy. With the various types of yoga there is bound to be one that fits your needs. For some, the option of yoga practice is not so easy. Finding a qualified teacher, studio or even the time to learn the basics of yoga can be off-putting. This leads people to purchasing DVD’s or trying to find yoga programing on cable. There is an option that a lot of people do not think of. Attending yoga retreats as a way to learn, meditate and even become certified during a vacation. These are three retreats which offer flexible four day vacations, week long vacations or longer vacations if your schedule permits.
3HO Kundalini Yoga
Kundalini yoga is a form of full body yoga taught by Yogi Bhajan. Bhajan first introduced this form of yoga in the 70s and the practice is being carried on by the 3HO organization. The retreats are held throughout the year in various locations across the country. The artform of Kundalini is taught to students during the first days of the retreat vacation and the student is certified to teach basic Kundalini practices by the end of the retreat.
Boulder, Colorado is home to the Shoshoni Yoga School. This school holds regular yoga retreats and is considered to be one of the top retreats in the nation. Shoshoni holds overnight retreats, weekend retreats, week retreats and individualized retreats. Each retreat offers morning meditation services, at least two yoga classes and the possibility of becoming certified as a yoga instructor.
Bangalore, India offers the Shreya Yoga Retreat. This retreat is perfect for someone who wants to take an Eco-friendly vacation that offers meditation and spirituality with an exotic backdrop. India is well-known for its spirituality and exotic nature and this retreat offers a taste of both. You can learn yoga, participate in meditation therapy and classes as well as become certified in the heart of Bangalore.