Planning a retreat is a big undertaking—and this is especially true if your destination is abroad. These expert tips will help you avoid every common snafu.
From Puerto Vallarta to Jerusalem, our YJ Influencers are taking their yoga around the world this year—and you can join them!
From immersion learning in Scotts Valley, California to a holistic getaway at Kripalu, these retreat centers will give you the healthy vacation you’ve been looking for.
We compiled a list of 9 drool-worthy yoga getaways that seem to offer it all. While out of most of our budgets, we can still dream, right? Here’s your personal invitation to get lost in fantasyland with these indulgent retreats from around the world.
When it comes to planning a yoga vacation, most of us think retreats in the tropics or taking the ultimate pilgrimage to India. Yet there are so many other destinations that can inspire a deeper understanding this ancient practice. Here, YJ contributors share their experiences in some far-off places that have transformed their practices and their lives.
Think a cool yoga getaway has to be out of your budget? Then you haven’t seen these retreats. We did the research and found a bunch of getaways (from as little as $60 per day) that won’t break the bank. So stop dreaming and start booking your 2018 yoga vacation.
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YJ Influencer Lauren Taus shares the 10 most poignant life lessons she picked up this year on the playa.
The first total solar eclipse visible from North America since 1979 is happening this month, and the "souled-out" Oregon Solar Eclipse Gathering plans to make the most of it.
Whether you're getting pumped to attend this year's ARISE Festival or just want to experience it vicariously through Spotify, flowing to this playlist is the perfect prep for a big night out.
What better way to find your flow this summer than high up in Denver’s vibrant skyline than with yoga on the terrace of The ART hotel, followed by bottomless mimosas and a plant-based Recovery Brunch?
Whether you’re heading out of town for July 4th or a longer summer getaway, travel isn’t all kicking back with a book the way it was when you were a kid. The good news is, these ayurvedic tips can help balance your body and mind so you can fully enjoy each moment of your downtime.
With so many incredible yoga events around the United States every year, choosing one can almost be overwhelming! Take this quiz to find out which event is perfect for you.
Kathryne Taylor, food blogger and author of the new cookbook Love Real Food, reminisces about all the foods she wishes she’d been eating on a recent 7-hour train ride through Morocco. Here, she shares three of her most packable recipes for summer travel.
Yogis worldwide will be celebrating the Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Here, we picked just 10 of the events and festivals around the globe that will be saluting the season and our practice this week.
Taking a month or year off to make a spiritual pilgrimage is the kind of romantic endeavor some of us will only ever be able to dream about. But that doesn’t mean we can’t embark on an inner journey that leads to the same kind of transformation. Start one of these 30-day pilgrimages from wherever you are today.
Last year’s Live Be Yoga Tour was so inspiring, we’re doing it again—only this time it’s all about capturing a snapshot of the unique yoga culture in each city we visit. To help us out: our intrepid new ambassadors, Rosie Acosta and Brant Williams.
In honor of International Day of Happiness, the first World Happiness Summit will go beyond asana in its movement to increase happiness as a life choice, a human right, and an enabler of human development and social innovation.
Get a taste of the luxury resort and its “don’t worry, be happy” vibe with their experts’ tips
Boise’s Treefort Music Fest combines the vibrancy of a music festival with the ultimate communal yoga experience for an inspiring, spirit-lifting weekend.
We scanned the yoga globe and scoped out 11 off-the-beaten-mat gems to spark your wanderlust. From Cuba to Costa Rica, Iceland to India, the choices are as infinite as yoga itself.
Looking for an unforgettable yoga getaway? Costa Rica's Envision Festival aims to transcend the standard yoga event experience and deepen connections to nature, community, and your higher self.
Yoga for Bad People founders Heather Lilleston and Katelin Sisson travel like it’s their job (because it is). Here, they offer YJ readers their favorite poses to balance out the body after getting off a plane.
Feeling the need for a break from the daily grind (and politics)? Retreats deepen your practice, introduce you to new people and places, and provide extra time with your favorite teacher. Here, 12 trips we'd like to book ourselves this year.
Come practice yoga at the biggest outdoor yoga class in South Florida with Yoga Journey founder, Leslie Glickman and with live music by DJ Drez.
Meet February cover model Heather Lilleston, cofounder of Yoga for Bad People.
Kat Fowler's lighthearted and inspirational style of teaching encourages personal expression, inner connection and courage through movement.
Hotels across the country are ready to help you stick to your yoga and meditation practice.
Yoga teacher Chelsea Jackson Roberts takes us with her on a trip to Barbados that reminded her of the yogic lessons travel can teach.
Communities across the country, take note: Since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, the Newtown Yoga Festival has set an example for using yoga to bring a community together and heal trauma.
The key to a great retreat experience is spending some time upfront to find the right fit for you. Here, experienced retreat leaders share 7 tips to help you make the most of your first yoga retreat.
Looking for a one-of-a-kind yoga experience? Try a class in Las Vegas’s High Roller Observation Wheel, 550 feet above the strip.
Only in Vegas: Join Dharma Yoga teacher Eileen Lorraine for an electrifying practice among retired neon signs this summer in her pop-up hot yoga sessions at Las Vegas's Neon Museum.
In honor of the second International Day of Yoga, Yoga Journal is proud to present a peek into the practices of 18 global yogis, photographed in locations around the world by Robert Sturman.
Practice on International Day of Yoga in the Florida Keys with a unique early-morning class, as the full moon sets on one side of the Seven-Mile Bridge and the summer sun rises on the other side.
Here, three prominent yoga teachers share the rewards and challenges of their sabbaticals. Plus, advice to help you decide if taking a break is right for you.
Yoga Journal Senior Editor Meghan Rabbitt's trip to Hau Hin, Thailand, turned into the ultimate healing journey as she found herself letting go of old heartbreak.
Looking for an amazing yoga festival to attend this summer? We have the 2016 lineup so you can hit the road and find your tribe.
Find solitude with Buddhist monks in Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.
Join CorePower Yoga this summer at Red Rocks Amphitheatre for a unique yoga experience with awe-inspiring views.
A little asana and meditation can be the perfect antidote to summer-travel angst and aches.
Writer Rachel Zurer discovers the power of a daily practice on a dream-like yoga retreat on sacred Mayan lands in Guatemala.
Yoga Journal readers share the yoga they practice in national parks.
Jean Weiss finds a relaxing weekend of yoga with her teenage daughter and friend at Devil's Thumb Ranch, Colorado to learn about snow sports.
Ever feel like you need a bolt of perspective? Getting outside is a good place to start.
Pancha-what? Our writer takes us along on a 10-day traditional Ayurvedic retreat, as part of her journey toward healing. Discover this ancient detox method.