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4 Reasons Why You Should Take A Digital Detox On A Yoga Holiday


Everyone knows at least something about the various benefits and advantages to practising yoga.  Whether you are new to yoga or not though have you ever thought about incorporating it into your next holiday?  Yoga holidays and retreats are becoming more popular every year and it’s not too difficult to see why.

Unlike a bog standard holiday where you will get a measure of recuperation and relaxation but will still inevitably be tied to your life back home thanks to internet connections through any technological devices you take on holiday with you; yoga holidays encourage visitors to participate in digital detox by turning off their phones, tablets and computers.  There are any good reasons why you should and we discuss four that we think are the best and most important below.

Experience The Benefits Of Introversion (Going Within)

When you go on holiday usually you spend most of the time doing anything but looking inward.  You spend your time drinking a lot and having a good time and while there is nothing entirely wrong about this method of de-stressing, its affects are short-lived.

In contrast the whole idea of a yoga holidays is to encourage you to journey inward and work on not only your physical well-being but your mental and spiritual health.  At the end of a yoga holiday you will not only feel better, but will be armed with techniques you can use once you return home to continue the good work you achieved while you were away.

You Will Learn Tools To Help You Cope Better With Life

All yoga holidays teach participants various techniques and practices that are aimed to improve how you cope with life and whatever it throws at you.  This includes meditation and breathing techniques that help you to instantly de-stress and Asans that massage and stimulate your organs and remove blockages.

You Will Meet And Make Friends With People Who Share Your Thoughts And Ideas

As everyone who attends yoga holidays are more or less there for the same basic reasons – to learn more about themselves, other people and yoga – you will make a lot of new friends from the other members of your group.  This is a very different and much more positive experience to the friendships you may normally form while on a normal holiday.

Different And Better Surroundings

Compared to normal holiday resorts, yoga holidays are usually hosted in very different surroundings.  They are normally a lot closer to natural environments or at places where there is a lot of serenity and positive energy in the atmosphere.  Whether you want to be close to idyllic countryside or beautiful sandy beaches, there are yoga retreats that can cater to these, but without the hustle and bustle of normal holiday resorts.

Hopefully the above shows you just some of the important why booking a yoga break is a good idea for your next holiday.  Even if you only looked at it from the point of view that it is nice to do something completely different once in a while, you should consider heading off to this style of escape from reality than the norm.


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