The benefits of effective yoga poses cannot be understated. Not only do they burn calories and tone muscles, but they also improve yogis’ mental states through relaxation. But there’s simply a lot of poses out there – some are intense, others are relaxing. Here’s a compilation of poses that you need to know about today:
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How much do yoga instructors make in 2020? In short, it depends on how many hours you work, your experience, and your location will also dictate your hourly salary as a teacher. Per hour typical rates can vary between $7.25 and $69.25 an hour, although the average at least in the west is closer toLearn more →
Are you interested in becoming a yoga instructor? We explore how to prepare for yoga teacher training with a list of tips to get you started on the right foot on your potential new career. Becoming a yoga teacher is one of the most in-demand skills you can have right now. With yoga becoming increasinglyLearn more →
Many people would be surprised to discover that Costa Rica’s South Caribbean coast is very different from the Pacific side. From the beaches and vegetation to the overall culture, you will find a totally different travel experience with just a 30 minute flight from one coast to the other. Avoid the commercial and overcrowded touristLearn more →
Considered one of the most beautiful and impressive butterflies in the world, the Blue Morpho is also the biggest butterfly in Costa Rica. Found throughout Costa and on both coasts, it is most often spotted along habitat edges of forests, fields, rivers, or near the ocean, and if you’re lucky enough around our retreat premises.Learn more →
While there is no doubt a typical vacation can be fun, exciting and even relaxing, we often come home feeling just as tired as when we left. Packing in all the sightseeing, shopping, activities and food tours doesn’t necessarily recharge the “batteries”. However, a Wellness Retreat puts self-care at the forefront and not only willLearn more →
“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” While it’s wonderful to share a special trip and new experiences with friends, a partner, or family, there are several reasons to travel alone at least once in your lifetime. Solo travel is gaining popularity and justLearn more →
Eight Limbs of Yoga If you are a Yogi, you might be familiar with the Eight Limbs of Yoga written by Pantanjali in The Yoga Sutras. Even if you are not a Yogi, you may realize there is more to yoga than yoga postures. The Eight Limbs provide a recipe for spiritual development beyond yogaLearn more →
By Adriana Leiva, Samasati’s Wellness Practitioner According to the 5,000 year old holistic healing system, Ayurveda, “Vata” season is here for those of us transitioning into a cooler time of year and enjoying the gorgeous fall colors. Late fall and early winter are considered “Vata” season because this Dosha is associated with cold, dry, light,Learn more →
Ayurveda and Yoga are sister sciences and they support one another in achieving one another’s goals. Ayurveda means the “knowledge of life”- it is a science that looks after health, balance and harmony of the body, mind and soul. Yoga is a science that prepares the body and mind for the liberation and enlightment ofLearn more →