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Five reasons to book a yoga retreat

Have you been considering a yoga retreat for some time, but haven’t yet hit “confirm booking?” That is totally understandable. It can be hard to grasp the idea of taking time off from work just for you. You likely have an entire plate-worth of responsibilities you feel you are unable to walk away from. However, that is one of the many beauties of taking a little time off from work.

Taking a physical and mental break from your work can help you to return refreshed and working better in the office. In fact, a yoga retreat is a perfect way to reconnect with your body and mind and return to the office as a greater version of you.

Here are five reasons why you should book a yoga retreat today.

1. It is an opportunity to reconnect with yourself

Yoga retreats are an investment. They are an investment that you make in yourself. They offer you space and time away from your busy everyday life, responsibilities, and roles to reconnect with yourself and check in with your desires, happiness, and values.

2. De-Stress and Get Better Sleep

Exercise is a great way to relieve stress and yoga binds a sense of calm and physical fitness into one practice. The great news is that you do not have to be a weightlifter or a gym junkie to feel the benefits. Yoga is for everyone. In fact, a national survey with participants from different demographics showed that more than 85 percent said it helped to reduce stress. Also, 55 percent found that yoga helped them get better sleep.

3. You Will Detox

You do not realize how much technology has become part of your life until you live without it for a few days. With technology, you have the answers to every question and the world at your fingertips. Taking time off from your devices allows your brain to go back to places it has forgotten. Not only does your brain detox, but your body also detoxes. While on your yoga retreat, your body is treated with natural and ancient activities. Even the easiest yoga poses can do remarkable things for your body.

4. You Will Eat Well

While on your retreat, there are no rushed microwave dinners or long preparations for family suppers. During your yoga retreat, you can relax completely. This includes indulging in amazing and nutritious foods that will be prepared for you to help nourish your entire body.

5. Explore New Places

When you book a yoga retreat you open up an opportunity to explore new places. Most yoga retreats include local excursions or sightseeing. Moreover, in a new town, you can witness the cultural, historical, and natural beauty of the locality. Many times, there are opportunities to remain longer than the retreat and tour the destination to learn more about that specific place.

Whether you’re an experienced yogi or a beginner, yoga is a great way to hold yourself accountable to taking time to rest and rejuvenate. Give yourself something to look forward to by booking your yoga retreat with the Salty Souls today!

Feature Image: Shelby Neufeld

About the Author:

Stephanie James is a freelance writer by day, and wellness enthusiast who spends her nights in a yoga studio. Among practicing yoga (and working to master Warrior III) you can find her writing on various health and fitness topics. Connect with her on Twitter @sjaywrites13

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