Thinking of Going on a Yoga Retreat? Read This First!

By mcadmin | January 18, 2021 |

Thinking of Going on a Yoga Retreat? Read This First! After a tough few months under quarantine, chances are that you’re looking forward to a long-awaited holiday away from the home you’ve grown too familiar with.   Now that restrictions are being lifted and shops, venues, and restaurants are cutting down their prices drastically to…

How to Prepare for Your Yoga Retreat Properly – Our Guide

By mcadmin | January 11, 2021 |

How to Prepare for your Yoga Retreat properly | IY Guide A lot of people think that trying new things can be intimidating. The good thing about wanting to try something different is the curiosity that comes with it. The fact that you want to step out of your comfort zone and learn new things…

How Yoga Will Refine the Healthy Warrior in You

By mcadmin | December 23, 2020 |

How Yoga Will Refine the Healthy Warrior in You Being healthy: For most people, this concept is one that isn’t entirely new but isn’t necessarily the most followed one. Only present in many of our New Years’ Resolutions and sudden bursts of motivation that isn’t followed up by action, becoming healthier versions of ourselves is…

How to Stay Zen After Your Yoga Retreat

By mcadmin | December 16, 2020 |

How to Stay Zen After Your Yoga Retreat Life can sometimes be overwhelming. Now and then, you will need time and space to take care of your mental and physical health. Going on a retreat is a great way to change your chaotic life. Yoga retreats, in particular, provide you with holistic growth in just…

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 disorders such as asthma, bronchitis, nasal allergy and it is also a great technique to reduce stress and anxiety as it calms the mind and…

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 spiritual well-being. Various studies have also backed up these claims saying that it can significantly improve sleep quality, lower resting heart rate, and even improve…

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

By mcadmin | October 8, 2020 |
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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 do better and at some point in our lives, we find ourselves committed to healthier meals and gym schedules, only for everything to fall apart…

4 Signs You Need to Take a Yoga Retreat

By mcadmin | October 1, 2020 |
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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 can take a heavy toll on our mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. Even if the weekends offer a brief respite from the daily grind, staying…

Show yourself some love this Valentines day

By mcadmin | February 14, 2020 |

Show yourself some love this Valentines day with a transformative Island Yoga retreat. Use our Valentines discount code SELFLOVE15 to receive 15󠀥% off all bookings before the 30th of April! Find acceptance for where you are in life and in your yoga practice. Where there is acceptance and compassion, there is love. You’ll enjoy our tidal sunrise Tai Chi,…

Join Us In The ‘Land Of The Gods’

By mcadmin | March 24, 2019 |

You are invited to join Island Yoga on a life-changing journey this summer as we ascend India’s Himalayan mountains for three exclusive yoga retreats. The peaceful surroundings, stunning scenery and excellent teachers that you enjoy at Island Yoga will be offered with different view – instead of beaches, you will gaze upon snow-capped, soul-stirring mountains…

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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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…

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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…

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5 STEPS TO TRANSFORM YOUR SPACE INTO A ZEN DEN

By mcadmin / April 10, 2020 /

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…

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Eating at Island Yoga

By mcadmin / April 8, 2020 /

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…

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Island Yoga Kayaking Trip

By mcadmin / March 10, 2020 /

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…

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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…

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