Now Is The Time, Now Is Sacred

Now Is The Time, Now Is Sacred

 It is hard to know what to write these days. It is difficult to find meaning in what feels like madness. As we are bombarded with distraction and uncertainty, it feels natural to want to connect with our inner stillness. A yoga practice can help guide and give...
New Year, TRUE You.

New Year, TRUE You.

It’s a brand new year, full of promise. And as usual, this first week has been full of messages about creating a new you. Often, you receive this message subconsciously and accept that you need to reinvent yourself. You feed the impulse to change who you are....
What Is Meditation | Meditation & Poetry

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...
Life As An Ocean; Yoga and Meditation As Your Steadfast Vessel

Life As An Ocean; Yoga and Meditation As Your Steadfast Vessel

Every once in a while, life is just plain overwhelming. In sweet times, it feels like you are floating gently on calm seas – totally in the flow of life. Other times, it feels like you are holding tightly onto a slowly deflating life raft – battered by the storm and...
Yoga Retreats, Mediterranean Style

Yoga Retreats, Mediterranean Style

Most of our Exotic Yoga Retreats are designed to promote the Mediterranean style of living and overall health. In fact, we strive to offer our participants an experience in both good health and good living! We achieve this experience in a number of ways – some that...
The Yoga Journey, A Journey Home

The Yoga Journey, A Journey Home

Home is where the heart is. Yoga is a journey. Each individual practice brings you from one state to another in your body, mind and heart. In such a lovely way, the evolution of your practice over time will continue as long as you continue to show up on your mat. The...
Independence, Interdependence, Yoga, Travel

Independence, Interdependence, Yoga, Travel

Yoga travel affects us and everyone around us. Last week, we celebrated Independence Day here in the United States. We declared our freedom from Great Britain 240 years ago – not a long time, in the overall timeline of this planet and human history. As one of the...
Travel Light — Yoga Travel Tips

Travel Light — Yoga Travel Tips

Travel light, Live light, Spread the light, Be the light. –Yogi Bhajan We are on the road a lot here at Exotic Yoga Retreats, so it is no wonder we have learned some travel tips and tricks along the way. People have all sorts of thoughts and feelings about traveling –...
Croatia Yoga Cruise • 3 Reasons to Jump In!

Croatia Yoga Cruise • 3 Reasons to Jump In!

3 Things to Make You Jump On Board Our Exotic Croatia Yoga Cruise! In recent years, Croatia has become the hot spot to visit! With turquoise blue coastlines on the Adriatic Sea, pristine national parks, historic landmarks and quaint island villages, there is no wonder...
10 Reasons To Make Meditation a Part of Your Life

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...
Exotic Locations • Morocco Yoga Retreat

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...

Hear About Upcoming Retreats

Hear About Upcoming Retreats

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