Not only is yoga a great way to stay in shape and work your joints, it can also improve your state of mind. Team DL love a bit of yoga and firmly believe in its many benefits. So, we've done some research into the world's best yoga retreats that we'd love to share with you, from Ibiza to Yorkshire. If you're craving a relaxing break or you just want to feel grounded, taking a trip to one of these gorgeous places could be the answer...
1. Atzaro, Ibiza
Atzaro is a seriously stunning hotel and spa, set in the tranquil Ibiza countryside. They place a lot of focus on wellness, offering various treatments, like massage, sauna and, of course, yoga. There's a daily yoga programme, taught by some of the island's best teachers, with classes to suit everyone, from beginners to seasoned yogis. They also offer more specialised workshops that include pilates and meditation.
2. The Tree, Yorkshire
Turns out, you don't have to leave the country to go on a relaxing yoga retreat. The Tree in North Yorkshire is a fabulous place to unwind, recharge and get back to nature. Located in the North York Moors National Park, it's surrounded by beautiful countryside and breathtaking views. This space offers holistic therapies, meditation, spa facilities and various types of yoga, from Hatha to Kriya. You can stay here for a midweek break, a wellness weekend, or even a five day silent retreat if that's what you're into.
3. Five Elements Puri Ahimsa, Ubud, Bali
This retreat is perfect if you're looking for a wellness break that covers all things. With a strong focus on health across your body, mind and spirit, Five Elements offer all kinds of packages, from yummy plant-based detoxes to meditation, healing treatments and various kinds of yoga. Stay in a gorgeous bamboo hut with a river-side view and get ready to relax like you've never relaxed before.
4. Wild Yoga Glencoe, Scottish Highlands
This one's for the great outdoors lovers. Combining yoga, meditation and mindfulness, Wild Yoga Glencoe takes place in the beautiful and rural landscape of the Scottish Highlands. You can expect seasonal yoga flows and Aerial yoga, alongside hiking, wild swimming and story-telling around the fire. From one-off day trips to yoga weekends, there are a number of fab different packages to choose from all year-around.
5. Ashiyana Yoga, Goa, India
The yoga holidays at Ashiyana are designed to make you feel comfortable, calm and connected. Located next to the beautiful Mandrem Beach in the north of Goa, enjoy breathtaking views, gorgeous accommodation, healthy cuisine and fun evening activities, in addition to your daily yoga classes. You can also make the most of private tuition from expert yoga teaches and cleansing detox programmes. Just so you know, Ashiyana's seasons run from October 1st – April 30th each year.