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Intention Setting For Dummies (Including Us)

Chances are you’ve been to at least one yoga class where the instructor begins by asking you to “set an intention.” Maybe you came up with something off-hand, or took the sincere route but forgot all about it halfway through. Hey, it’s your practice — do what works — but if you’re curious about intention Read more…

Sri Lanka Travel :: Wishes And Intentions

by :: Debbi Murphy (April 13-24, 2019 Sri Lanka Yoga Retreat teacher) “What do you remember most about your trip?”  I love that question.  It’s my favorite way to reminisce and anticipating my favorite question is my favorite way to get mentally prepped for an adventure.  This time that adventure is my April 2019 Sri Read more…

The (Scientific) Importance Of Pleasure

The new year is here and for many of us that means resolutions of all kinds and, hopefully, a yoga retreat in 2019 (ha). Pledges typically involve a dose of sacrifice and self-denial, and those can be very powerful tools, but they can also quickly tip into guilt whenever we have a lapse in discipline. Read more…

Non-Essential Travel Essentials

Packing light is an art form and we salute anyone who achieves it (we try but don’t always succeed…ha). But, if you’re clever enough to have extra space, why not throw in a few nice-to-haves beside the need-to-haves? We know you each have your own version of this list, but we wanted to share our Read more…

How To Unplug When Traveling

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Getting away from our day-to-day routine and obligations is a big factor in taking a holiday. It’s uber exciting to think about actually being able to sit and read a book… or exploring without needing to worry about returning calls and emails. But is a total ‘detox’ realistic? Tech has irrevocably changed our lives and Read more…

Sri Lanka Travel :: Culture & Cuisine Must-Dos

Think “island vacation,” and Sri Lanka might not be the first destination that pops into your head.  Yoga Sri Lanka may not be in your lexicon either, but if that’s the case, time to put this stunning nation on your radar — Sri Lanka offers a wealth of natural and historical attractions that’ll spark a Read more…

Baja: Outdoor Bliss in Mexico’s Ecological Hotspot

Baja has long had a reputation as an earthly paradise. Once you’ve seen its wild and evocative mix of coastal and desert landscapes that statement won’t seem so surprising. Lush greens meet starkly beautiful vistas in an atmosphere that’s uniquely Baja. The best yoga retreats are one part amazing yoga, one part amazing location and Read more…