1. Connect with nature
Many yoga retreats take place in beautiful locations. What better way to get out of the hustle and bustle of city living than to go on a yoga day or retreat!
2. Disconnect from technology
This is a perfect excuse to disconnect from technology and get back to basics. So many jobs now require us to be on call and connected 24/7. Be in the moment and away from digital distractions !
3. Evaluate your current circumstances
If you find yourself stressed by your current circumstance then attending a yoga day or retreat can help you to take a step back and evaluate where you’re at from a distance. Sometimes it’s difficult to make decisions when we’re too close to the situation. Use the time and give yourself the benefit of distance to re-evaluate.
4. A taste of living life with a purpose
Your day has an element of purpose. You’re concentrating on your practice, and relaxing. Your health and wellbeing are in the forefront and you can achieve what you set out to do, and have a taste of living your life with an element of purpose.
5. Stop overthinking
If you find it impossible to silence your mind and you’re always thinking of the next thing you need to do then a yoga day or retreat gives you a great opportunity to stop overthinking it all. Use the opportunity to turn off all the noise of your own voice and open yourself to a more positive way of thinking.
6. Surround yourself with positive energy
Surround yourself with positive thoughts and feelings. No need to worry about any stress, just embrace the positives vibes coming your way.
7. Find healing
A yoga day or retreat can be healing for your mental and physical health. It can help you to deal with any emotional and mental issues you may be having. It can also be healing for your body if you’ve experienced injury.
8. Embrace fear
We often have fears about the things we care about the most, but the best thing we can do is harness that fear for positive energy and remove it from our life.
9. Deepen your yoga practice
If you struggle to find time to practice yoga in your everyday life then the benefit of going on a yoga day is being able to practice without distraction.
10. Really Relax
Give yourself an opportunity to truly relax. On a yoga day, you can really escape and have nothing to do but concentrate on the day.
11. Meet new people
Yoga attract like-minded people, and a benefit of attending a day is being able to make new connections and friendships with people who will add positivity to your life.
12. Take time for yourself
We give so much of ourselves in our daily lives that it can be difficult to really take a moment just for ourselves. Taking that time for yourself, is a top reason to go on a Yoga day or retreat!
13. Improve your health
Give yourself a time that improves your health. You should go away from your day having exercised your body and relaxed your mind, and feeling healthier in both.
14. Mindfulness and Meditatation
The traditional benefit of yoga is to still the mind and be conscious of the moment you’re in. We can often find ourselves living in the future as we plan ahead, and in the past as we feel with what has happened throughout our lives. On a yoga day, you can finally just BE.
15. You deserve it
Treat yourself to an experience you really deserve. This is all about YOU, and with the stresses of daily life most of us experience, you deserve it.
Based on a feature from wetravel.com