This Question Can Save You Hundreds of Dollars on Retreat Travel

I am about to be really honest with you. Negotiating contracts used to terrify me. The truth is reviewing venues and negotiating contracts with them are a necessary part of the planning process. Before making any final decisions on your venue, be sure to ask all the important questions, including the single question that can save your hundreds of dollars on your travel expenses

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Flex This Muscle for a Mother's Day Adventure

Always wondering what to get your mom for Mother’s Day? What about your sisters or your bestie? You see, I’ve got two sisters and my mother whom I want to honor. And, I’m always looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift idea. So now you’re probably wondering what this has to do with yoga, right?

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Barefoot & Fancy Free in Koh Samui

When I stepped off the plane into the open-air pavilion that served as the Koh Samui airport, I knew I was in the right place. Soon I’d be barefoot and fancy free in Koh Samui. Tucked along a cliffside just 20 minutes from the airport sits Vikasa Yoga Retreat Center. From the outside, it may not seem like much. However, the white and purple sign reading Vikasa beckons yoga enthusiasts from the island and around the world.

 

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Disconnect to Reconnect

In today’s digital world, yoga retreats are an excellent opportunity for students to disconnect in order to reconnect - with themselves, with nature, with their intuition, with each other. What are ways you can challenge students (and yourself) to disconnect in order to reconnect? Consider the following:

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Emily Hassett
An Urban Retreat

I walked down the crowded and bustling Carrer del Carme thinking this can’t possibly be right. There’s no way I could ever host a yoga retreat here. It’s too busy. too crowded. Too urban. What a waste of my time…

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Emily Hassett
Curating Transformations

I remember it like it was yesterday. I sat in my apartment crying. I couldn’t figure out what was wrong with me. Was I depressed? Probably. Did I have a great life? Most definitely. Then why was I so lonely? Why was I stuck? Why could I advise others on what to do yet couldn’t take the advice myself?

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Emily Hassett