yoga retreats

Lessons learned from off the mat and into the jungle

Returning from a yoga retreat is both wonderful and dreadful. I’m eager to take all of the reflective thoughts and regained energy from the retreat and infuse it into daily life. On the other hand, leaving paradise is never easy – it’s back to routine.   White Peacock Yoga hosts an annual yoga retreat to Costa Rica. We’ve been doing it for years because we love the Pura Vida way and the rich jungle ceases to amaze us. It’s hard not to reflect on the time away. In fact, it’s a must. Every journey deserves recognition. So what did I [...]

By |2016-08-22T12:01:48-07:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |2 Comments

7 Minute Airplane Yoga Flow

To travel is a gift. Whether it’s flying off to a foreign land or jumping a couple states over, traveling gives you a fresh look at life that can sometimes go stale without a change of scenery (and culture). For many of us, actually getting to your destination is the boring part of traveling; you are forced to sit still in a small space as time passes by. If you travel by plane, the plight of getting from Point A to Point B is even more unpleasant as it wreaks havoc on your body and mind – more than you [...]

By |2016-05-07T05:42:15-07:00May 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Beginner’s Guide to Planning a Yoga Retreat

To remove yourself from everyday stresses and routines can quite possibly be one of the most healing and rewarding things you can do for yourself. That’s why White Peacock Yoga hosts yoga retreats in beautiful settings outside of our Encinitas yoga studio, like in Bali and Costa Rica. It’s important to step away and explore your practice beyond the edges of your familiar yoga mat.   Are you ready to retreat for a grand life reset? Wondering what your next step is? With thousands of options, we know it can be completely overwhelming to pick a yoga retreat. To help [...]

By |2016-04-07T05:27:40-07:00April 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |2 Comments

How to Choose a Yoga Retreat

Curious about the availability of yoga retreats, I embarked on a little experiment with a Google search. Wow—at least 15 million (15 million!) results pull up when you search for “yoga retreat.” That’s a lot of options. With so many to choose from, how does one go about choosing a yoga retreat? If you’re an experienced retreat attendee, you know it all depends on what you’re looking for. But if you’re new to retreats, the immense range of possibilities can seem overwhelming. In hope of making the decision easier for you, I’ve compiled the most essential considerations you’ll want [...]

By |2018-05-15T08:46:57-07:00March 16th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Practice Notes|Tags: |0 Comments