Meet Yoga Teacher: Sheryl McGourty

EYR Teacher Feature: Sheryl McGourty Our Exotic Yoga Retreats teachers are incredible – and we would love for you to know more about them! As such, we have decided to create a series of features for each teacher.   SHERYL McGOURTY, On Yoga and Meditation Colorado...

Meet Yoga Teacher: Sylvia Ferguson

EYR Teacher Feature: Sylvia Ferguson Our Exotic Yoga Retreats teachers are incredible – and we would love for you to know more about them! As such, we have decided to create a series of features for each teacher. SYLVIA FERGUSON, On Yoga and Meditation Blending...

Meet Yoga Teacher: Josie Sykes

EYR Teacher Feature: Josie Sykes Our Exotic Yoga Retreats teachers are incredible – and we would love for you to know more about them! As such, we have decided to create a series of features for each teacher.   JOSIE SYKES, On Yoga and Meditation Vinyasa and...

Mexico Holiday Retreat, December 2016

Xinalani   Once we were Gods Immortal, perfect and bored We longed to play We longed to feel deeply So we created Earth Filled with trees, rivers and mountains Birds, animals and fish And many such wondrous gifts The game was ours to play And to love and struggle...

Poem by Hafiz ~ There Are So Many Gifts

Inspired by a great conversation with a wise young gal on a plane this morning, I share with you this poem by Hafiz. We spoke about God, divinity and the act of stepping into unknown territories (geographical, heart and mind)… the gifts that are always, ALWAYS...

What Is Meditation | Meditation & Poetry

People on retreats often ask if I meditate daily. The question makes me pause and ponder, “what is meditation”? For nearly twenty years I had a formal 2-hour daily practice. Now it’s very different and I imagine my ‘meditation’ will keep...

Find Us The Perfect Retreat Venue — Win A Free Retreat!

We would love your help!   We host Exotic Yoga Retreats in phenomenal locations all over the world—but would love to explore the diverse beauty of the United States!  Do you know of the perfect venue to host an Exotic Yoga Retreat here in the USA?...

10 Reasons To Make Meditation a Part of Your Life

Meditation is essentially any practice that focuses your awareness to a degree that the busy mind quiets down, and you become simply aware of the present moment. Why is this simple act of presence so profound?  It’s not easy to explain in words—like other...

Yoga & Happiness — Boost Your Mood With Yoga!

Yoga relieves stress and boosts mood While all forms of activity are beneficial for your mental wellness, there is something special about yoga. If you find that you can’t relax during other forms of exercise, yoga is the ideal choice of activity. Stress often...

Exotic Locations • Morocco Yoga Retreat

My sister Katherine and I visited Morocco recently to scout the perfect exotic location to hold our first Morocco Yoga retreat—that special kind of place where simplicity and luxury meet in natural harmony. When we venture into a new location, it’s with a lot of...