Are you ‘there’ for You?

  We see it on practically every retreat we run …  some guests arrive looking pale & exhausted.  It’s as if someone has extinguished the very spark that once lit them up and they’ve used every ounce of energy that’s left to get to the retreat.    It’s quite scary to see how they’ve clearly… Read more »

Meditation – Let your mind have a holiday too.

BENEFITS OF Mindful Meditation I have practiced meditation everyday for the past 10 years using different methods from yantras, mantras, breathing, walking, guided, eating and other awareness based meditations.   I always remain open to new techniques and recently I have been trying mindfulness meditation which I find makes life easier to deal with.  By… Read more »

The Power of Raw Food

When Nicole started telling me about the catering on her new Get the Glow! Yoga Detox Retreats I suspect I reacted as a lot of people might and said “raw food, isn’t that just eating salad?”. How wrong was I as she went on to tell me about a yummy raw lasagne and some delicious… Read more »

Yoga slows down the ageing process

It’s pretty much accepted that as the human body ages it tends to stiffen & tighten up. When we’re young we’re very flexible and agile but, as we get older, our range of movement, strength, stamina & flexibility all diminish. And if that’s not enough, sooner or later, we notice subtle aches & pains that… Read more »

Yogi Tea

Here at Yoga Breaks in Spain we do all we can to take care of both the physical and spiritual well-being of our guests while they are with us in Spain. One way in which we do this is to offer a range of yogi herbal teas that revitalise the senses and boost the immune… Read more »

Yoga versus Pilates – What’s the Difference

As some of you may know, twice a year we offer a combined Yoga and Pilates holiday. While walking the beautiful Denia coastline a few weeks ago with some guests on our latest joint holiday I asked how they were finding the two different disciplines. For more information on our Yoga and Pilates Holidays in… Read more »

Celebrity Men Who Practice Yoga

Just like the ladies, many male celebrities accredit Yoga for their physical and spiritual wellbeing. Robert Downey Jr is a fan of Power Flow Yoga a vinyassa style hot room Yoga which flows like a dance. He says he has found relief from his addictions through Yoga. Matthew McConaughey seems to prefer to practice his… Read more »

Yoga in the Real World

The phone is ringing, you’ve got a report to write, bills to pay, your children want your attention and you’re wondering how you’re supposed to find time for yoga amongst it all. It’s exactly during these busy periods that we need a little ‘me’ time more than ever. So, if you can’t get to a… Read more »