Retreat Beat: 3 Getaways We’re Looking Forward to
By Sabrina Moscola
New York is exciting, charged, full of inspiration, but it can also be overstimulating and demanding. I think we've all felt the need to escape the city from time to time to recharge, reset and rest. If it's about that time for you and you're dreaming of peaceful days, you don’t want to miss out on these international retreats. There's something for everyone (plus, it’s warm), so pin these wellness retreats to your vision board (or google calendar) now!
For The Adventurist/Extrovert/Entrepreneur : Take a Break with Om Tribe Yoga Retreats!
Where: Koh Samui, Thailand
When: February 16-23, 2020
Price: Early Bird Rate $1650-$3300 each until October 31st
Om Tribe Yoga Retreats, run by Randi Cerini and Erica Chen, aim to encourage yogis to experience nature, practice yoga, meditate and connect with themselves. They strongly believe that allowing yourself time to get away and reset will allow you to return to New York refreshed and ready to step back into your work or next project with a renewed sense of self and motivation. Hosting roughly three retreats a year, they offer something for everyone – exotic locations, local getaways, and stunning backdrops.
If you’ve always wanted to visit Thailand, you’ll be visiting Koh Samui on this retreat full of lots of yoga, beach and pool time, a visit to an elephant sanctuary, Thai temples, a waterfall jungle hike, and more.
For more information, visit www.omtribeyogaretreats.com
For the Introspective/Grounded/Creative: Cultivate Mindfulness in Tulum!
Where: Tulum, Mexico
When: January 16-20, 2020 (MLK Weekend)
Price: Early bird rate $1199-1499 each until September 1st
Join Ko Im, a mindfulness guide, 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher, Buti restorative expert and certified loving kindness meditation practitioner. Oh, and did we mention she’s the Deputy Editor of NY YOGA + LIFE Magazine? Ko has taught in Bali, led retreats in Italy and Morocco, organized regional weekend getaways and facilitated workshops nationwide. She aims to help you cultivate mindfulness in your own way and she’s heading to Tulum to enchant the experience.
Stay in a charming 4500-square foot eco-villa close to the town center. Open to all levels, this yoga and meditation retreat will offer daily mindfulness practices, a pool-garden and beaches within 5 miles. Breakfast and dinner and included amongst a gourmet kitchen and group kitchenette. After your meal, mindfully nap in a hammock, play on the swing or take a bicycle ride.
For more information, visit www.konakafe.com/wellness
For the Multitasker/Bon Vivant/Goddess: REST in Bali!
Where: Ubud, Bali
When: April 18-25, 2020
Price: Early bird rate $1695 until September 1st
The NY YOGA + LIFE team is hosting their first ever REST-treat to celebrate the launch of Issue #7, themed REST. Fly away to magical Bali, Island of the Gods.
During your seven night stay in the mountains of Ubud, enjoy daily yoga and meditation classes with sound and journaling workshops sprinkled in. Breakfast and dinner by the pool are included daily, so you don’t ever need to worry about where to eat. Visit a monkey forest, purify yourself at a water temple, take a cooking class, and lavish yourself in a flower bath. There will be plenty of YOU time available with free days to explore on your own, or relax on a lounge chair. This retreat is all about REST, so unwind, un-do, and sink into relaxation. On the final night, you’ll feel rejuvenated enough to let loose with a dance party.
For more information visit www.nyyogalife.com/bali-retreat-info