There are countless benefits to taking a yoga vacation with an experienced teacher you know and love to a place that is heaven on earth. Here are my five favorites:
We each carry around several identities. We wear them in layers around our True Self. They are the labels of our life, like mother, director, husband, employee, caretaker, and leader. Each label carries with it its own responsibilities and obligations. When you go on a retreat...they all go away. You get to be the person you were before you got married, before you had kids, before your time became swallowed up with adulthood. You get to remember who YOU are, with no strings attached.
There are “vacations” there are “trips,”and there are “oblications.” They are all different degrees of fun, and they get you out of normal day-to-day activity. But afterward, you often need to recover! Rest after a...