Do you need to recharge your battery, clear your head, and really relax? This summer, why not change up your traditional holiday for a yoga retreat. Wanna know why a retreat is the way to go? Let my peer travel writer and yogi, Amy Ellis, share her expertise in this post.

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For a great holiday as well as a chance to keep yourself fit this summer you can go for a yoga retreat absolutely anywhere in the world. You can enjoy some awesome views, great food, and fresh air as you reconnect with your body and soul this summer. Here are the top reasons why you need to go on a yoga retreat at least once in your lifetime.

Time to yourself

The thing we often take for granted when we are working all the time and we are at home looking after our family is spending time alone. We need to spend time with ourselves sometimes because we need to be able to switch off from everything else. If you want to really spend some time alone you can try yoga retreats Thailand and get away from your responsibilities for a while. Hone your yoga skills

If you want to learn more about yoga and deepen your practice, going for a yoga retreat will really bring you into that atmosphere and it can be an amazing experience for you to enjoy. You will be able to learn more about the theory behind yoga and you will also be able to deepen your stretched and get better at the whole thing.

Meet friends

When you go on a yoga retreat abroad you will be surrounded by other like-minded people who will pull you up and make you feel welcome during your stay. You will be able to make some amazing friends during your stay and you might even make some friends which you will keep for the rest of your life!

Learn something new

If you are a novice to yoga, you will be able to learn a lot from visiting a yoga retreat. Yoga is the kind of exercise and practice which is amazing for you to learn because it is open and free, and you can learn it in your own way. If you are looking for a new hobby this year you can think about going on a retreat with a friend and experiencing the world of yoga first hand. It will be a great experience and will hopefully encourage you to learn yoga for years to come.


When you are trying to change your lifestyle for the better, you will have a lot of things that you want to change. Yoga can be a huge part of this because not only is it great for your physical health, but it is also amazing for your mental health. You will really benefit from going to a yoga retreat because it can act as a starting point for your new healthy lifestyle

It’s fun

The main reason why people decide to get away and go on a yoga retreat is a simple fact that it is fun to do! You can have some fun trying out new poses while on the beach, you can enjoy staying in a fancy hotel and socialising with some really amazing people.

**Post contributed by travel writer and yogi, Amy Ellis, based in the U.K.**