A day in the life at Island Yoga

By mcadmin | June 8, 2020 |

Ever wondered what life would be like at our Island Yoga retreat? In this short video you can get a glimpse of what life is like in our yoga paradise on Koh Yao Noi, Thailand.  

Guided meditation with David Sharpe

By mcadmin | June 1, 2020 |

Island Yoga’s founder, David Sharpe, guides you through a short meditation sequence in this video, giving tips on pranayama using the mantra: ‘Wa Hey Guru’. Practice along at home to help deepen your personal meditation practice!  

5 STEPS TO TRANSFORM YOUR SPACE INTO A ZEN DEN

By mcadmin | April 10, 2020 |
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With everything going on in the world currently, it’s important to take a step back from our normal routines to protect our physical and mental health, as well as those around us.  Most of us have been given the gift of time – so it is an opportunity to use our creativity to fuel the…

Eating at Island Yoga

By mcadmin | April 8, 2020 |
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What´s Included? If you need a boost before your Sunrise Tai Chi, we offer a selection of fruit, snacks and warm drinks at 5:45 a.m. to help awaken your body before you awaken your mind! After your dynamic morning yoga practice, you’ll indulge in a nourishing full vegetarian breakfast buffet to replenish your body after…

Island Yoga Kayaking Trip

By mcadmin | March 10, 2020 |
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Join our weekly kayaking excursion and adventure with your fellow yogis! Venture to Krabi on a private longtail boat from Koh Yao Noi to kayak the tranquil waterways of Ao Tha Lane. You’ll silently glide through the secret utopia’s mangrove forest, limestone karsts formations, ocean caves, stalactite formations, and primal lagoons. After 2-3 hours of…

Relax in Paradise at Island Yoga

By mcadmin | March 3, 2020 |

Island Yoga, set on the beautiful island of Koh Yao Noi, Thailand, has been established for over ten years and is constantly evolving.  Their latest is the expansion of the health food cafe, as well as renovations and upgrades to many of the rooms. This means that the world renowned and affordable yoga retreat is…

Experience the Five Element Retreat Experience at Island Yoga

By mcadmin | March 2, 2020 |

Island Yoga shares details of its customised Island Yoga Method retreat programme, a combination of five elements that are designed to help guests fully relax and transform. Koh Yao Noi, Thailand Set on the blissfully beautiful island of Koh Yao Noi, a hidden gem between Phuket and Krabi, the Island Yoga retreat sets itself apart…

Ko Yao Noi – Quiet, Magical, Healing

By mcadmin | March 1, 2020 |

Visiting this small island located in the Andaman Sea, halfway between Phuket and Krabi, was a wonderful surprise. As an adventurous traveller, yoga teacher and rock climber, I am always looking for quiet places in nature, away from tourist crowds. For a long time, I was reluctant to travel to South Thailand, assuming that many…

How Island Yoga Began – David’s Journey to Koh Yao Noi

By mcadmin | February 29, 2020 |

Before the creation of Island Yoga, David was a green card holder in the mountains of New Mexico. He was working as a rock-climbing instructor and yoga teacher, riding an abundant wave of seasonal employment the way many young athletes do in the USA. It is commonplace for these hard-working eccentrics to reward a season…

There is no present like staying present.

By mcadmin | February 28, 2020 |

Island life is calling! We are having a magical season here in Koh Yao Noi, and the only thingmissing is you! Join our world-class instructors for a rejuvenating holidayafter the holidays. This is the perfect opportunity to treat yourself sothat you can breathe through the madness of the holiday season with atropical light at the…

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

By mcadmin / October 22, 2020 /

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama by Mariana Lourenço   Nadi Shodhana Pranayama or Alternate Nostril Breathing is one of the most common and effective pranayama techniques. It can help with several respiratory…

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5 Must-Haves to Bring to Your First Ever Yoga Session

By mcadmin / October 15, 2020 /

5 Must-Haves to Bring to Your First Ever Yoga Session Yoga has become a popular activity, especially in younger generations, as it provides great benefits to a person’s physical and…

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Achieving Your Best Self | 3 Ways to a Healthy Yoga Lifestyle

By mcadmin / October 8, 2020 /

Achieving Your Best Self | 3 Ways to a Healthy Yoga Lifestyle   Living a healthy lifestyle is perhaps on everyone’s to-do list. We wake up each day wanting to…

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4 Signs You Need to Take a Yoga Retreat

By mcadmin / October 1, 2020 /

4 Signs You Need to Take a Yoga Retreat We all deserve to take a break from our daily routine. The stress of city life and the demands of work…

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Braveheart Warrior Flow by Blair

By mcadmin / July 20, 2020 /

Today we have a slight variation on the traditional Virabhadrasana Vinyasa (Warrior series flow), a special Braveheart Warrior flow from our friend, and very own Scottish Braveheart, Blair. This is…

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Animal Flow with Sam

By mcadmin / July 13, 2020 /

Our friend and yoga instructor, Sam @great__yogi , has shared this powerful flow which incorporates animal style movements which encourage core stability, strength and improves flexibility and mobility. Join Sam…

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Flow with Bao

By mcadmin / July 6, 2020 /

Introducing Bao, the newest member of the Island Yoga family! Meet Bao! Bao is an advanced yoga teacher from originally from Taiwan, currently living and teaching in Shanghai. Bao has…

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Partner Yoga with Mariana and Marcelo

By mcadmin / June 29, 2020 /

While wholeness can be achieved on your own, adding a partner to your yoga practice can unlock a whole new world of asanas. If you’re at home with a friend…

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Chair Flow with Betty Yan

By mcadmin / June 22, 2020 /

Betty leads us through this gentle, accessible practise which everyone can get involved with from the comfort of your own home, This simple flow can be done sitting down on…

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Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

By mcadmin / June 15, 2020 /

The pivotal Pranayama practice of alternate nostril breathing is an accessible and effective way of getting into a state of balance. Mariana, a certified yoga teacher and member of our…

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