How to get the most from your yoga retreat

  I’ve been running and hosting wonderful yoga retreats in the UK and Europe for 12 years- the last 4 years with Destination Yoga. I’ve seen first hand how guests…

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Yoga holidays with children

Whether you have been practising yoga for years or are keen to start your own practice, it is a fact that having children can only be a distraction when you’re…

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Solo Yoga Holidays – Which one is Right for You?

  We find that the vast majority of our clients are looking to go away on their own. They are actively choosing to take some time out and dedicate this…

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Simple yoga for times of stress

  Your yoga practice doesnt have to be complicated or take a long time in order to be effective. Some of our wonderful yoga teachers share their top tools for…

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Yoga, Digestion and how to avoid the post festive season slump!

Christmas is such a magical time of year in many ways but its also a time that can be characterised by excess. Too much drinking and eating, rich foods, lots…

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Breathing In Some Christmas Calm

  The festive season can take its toll if we’re honest, so whether you are up to your eyes in house guests needing food and attention, or whether you’re wishing…

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How to do: Lotus Yoga Pose

How to do: Lotus Pose

Lotus Pose  (The Sanscrit name is Padmasana) How to do it Sit upright with your legs extended forwards. Bend your right knee then externally rotate that leg from the hip…

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How to do: Side Plank Yoga Pose

How to do: Side Plank Pose

Side Plank Pose  (Sanskrit name is Vasisthasana) How to do it From Plank, shift the weight fully into your left hand and rotate your body over that hand and arm….

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How to do: Dancer Yoga Pose - Trimmed

How to do: Dancer Pose

Dancer Pose   (Sanskrit name is Natarajasana) How to do it From standing (Tadasana), shift your weight onto one foot (left)  then bend the opposite knee (right) and draw that foot…

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How to do: Cobra Yoga Pose

How to do: Cobra Pose

Cobra Pose  (The Sanscrit name is Bhujangasana) How to do it From lying on your belly, draw your palms back to in line with your chest, fingertips are facing forward….

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How to do: Camel Yoga Pose

How to do: Camel Pose

Camel Pose  (Sanskrit name is Ustrasana) How to do it From a high kneel, reach behind you and place your palms on the back of your hips. Your fingertips can…

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How to do: Tree Pose

Tree Pose  (The Sanscrit name is Vrksasana) How to do it? From a standing position, place your hands on your hips, then root strongly into your left foot to create…

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How to do: Warrior II (2) Yoga Pose

How to do: Warrior II (2) Pose

Warrior II (2) (The Sanskrit name is Virabhadrasana II) How to do it Starting from standing (Tadasana), step your right (front) foot to the side so that your feet are 1-1…

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How to do: Triangle Pose

Triangle Pose  (The Sanscrit name is Trikonasana) How to do it From standing (Tadasana), step your right foot out to the side with your feet between 1 and 1 ½…

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How to do: Plank Yoga Pose

How to do: Plank

Plank Pose How to do it? From Downward Dog, first check your hands are facing forward and, keeping your legs straight and your feet tucked under, slowly draw your upper…

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How to do: Child's Yoga Pose

How to do: Child’s Pose

Child’s Pose  (The Sanskrit name is Balasana) How to do it You can come into Child’s Pose from all fours or kneeling. Gently sit back onto your heels with the tops…

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View of the swimming pool at Epic Sana at sunset

Why choose a luxury yoga holiday?

If you like to be taught and inspired by world-class yoga teachers, in beautiful peaceful surroundings, combined with delicious healthy food and stylish, comfortable accommodation… then one of destination yoga’s…

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How to do: Downward Dog Yoga Pose

How to do: Downward Dog

Downward Dog  (The Sanskrit name is Adho Mukha Svanasana) How to do it Start off on all fours and make sure your knees are slightly behind your hips. Your hands…

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European yoga holidays and retreats

There are many advantages of selecting a yoga holiday or retreat in Europe over ‘long haul’ flights to earth’s far distant corners.  And, if you choose to travel with destination…

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Yoga teacher Kristi Rodelli

Kristi Rodelli: Why I love teaching on yoga retreats

There are a few reasons why I love teaching yoga retreats. On a more superficial level, it is great to have a change of routine and scenery. It is also…

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Woman on a beach practising mindfulness

Introducing our new ‘anytime’ concept

We are delighted to have recently introduced a new ‘anytime’ concept, featuring a number of locations that offer specialist yoga classes that yogis can book ‘365’ days a year, completely…

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Yoga class at Absolute Sanctuary

Customer service and exceptional experiences

The Healthy Holiday Company, which owns and operates the destination yoga brand, was founded in 2003. From day one, the company has been totally dedicated to providing great service and…

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A group of singles sit outside eating dinner on a yoga retreat

Yoga holidays for singles – destination yoga

If you’re travelling solo and interested in joining a yoga retreat, then all of the holidays offered by destination yoga should be perfect for you, whatever your age and level…

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Man looking at a yoga class on a tablet computer

Stream yoga class videos anytime anywhere

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Movement for Modern Life to enable you to easily continue your yoga practice at home after your Destination Yoga holiday. We think Movement…

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Basic yoga exercises to brighten your day

There is a yoga routine you should adopt the moment you have opened your eyes in the morning and are ready to get up. First of all, learn to wake…

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Woman practising yoga above a city skyline

Yoga and its stress reduction benefits

Yoga combines mental focus and exercise to assist its practitioners to achieve tranquility of both spirit and body. It’s stress and anxiety reducing components are well documented.   In Asia…

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Yoga retreats in Europe – destination yoga

destination yoga has been hosting yoga retreats at several wonderful locations around Europe since 2009, and now offers more than ever. All destination yoga retreats are for small groups (generally…

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Travel regulations governing yoga holidays

For many small organisers and yoga teachers, it is easy to organise suitable accommodation where customers can enjoy yoga classes in a beautiful overseas environment. What many organisers and teachers…

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What are holistic holidays?

The word ‘holistic’ seems to be increasingly popular as a way of approaching health and, for that matter, life. So what are holistic holidays? The dictionary defines holistic (or holism)…

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Yoga and skiing

We hold ski and yoga trips to the Dolomites, Italy. Below are some of the commonly asked questions we get about these trips. If you can’t find the answer you’re…

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destination yoga is owned and operated by The Healthy Holiday Company Ltd.  All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it.

 

All non flight bookings are insured with Affirma financial protection insurance. Therefore you can be sure that there is no financial risk to your payment for your destination yoga holiday in accordance with our consumer protection obligations.

Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate, see ATOL Certificate