I actually was terrified to go on my first retreat. I went alone, and I thought I would be the “worst” there and everyone would laugh at my ‘down dog’. Not so, it turned out a lot of people were solo travellers and the yogic way isn’t to compare, so no one gave a second thought to my wobbly tree posture.
I thought as we have a retreat coming up (full disclosure) that I would write about what a powerful experience it was for me. Read More
1. Sleep. Yep, nothing to do with yoga. I was out cold in the early evening and woke naturally each day. Phew. What a luxury. Every part of my work weary body and mind thanked me.
2. Food. Ha. Ha. It’s incredible what 3 nutritious (in our case organic) meals cooked by someone else can do for your soul. Our Byron retreat chef asked us if we would like dessert served ‘every night’. Hilarious. Of COURSE!
3. Yoga. Finally! The opportunity to learn this 4000 year old art in such a stunning location as Byron Bay without the hussle and bussle is just such a treat. There is space to breath and learn in a relaxed environment. We aren’t running the class at 6am (try 10.30am) so you can sleep in. You’re welcome!
4. Laughter. This wasn’t the first thing I would have thought. But it was incredible to surround myself with like-minded folk and chat and have a bit of a laugh. Actually many friends were made. I cherish them.
5. Self-care. It’s the ultimate really. A chance to rejuvenate, learn, swim or do nothing. I came away feeling like I had spent a month unwinding and coming back to myself. Connecting to what was really important.
After just a few days I felt like I could breathe again. I hope to do it over and over again, but first we are looking forward to welcoming you to ours.
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