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Forest bathing in Japan

Beautiful temples gardens on our Japan yoga retreat

In May we went back to Japan for another yoga retreat with Jivamukti teacher Emma Henry.  This time we were exploring the mountains of Nagano region, known as the Japanese Alps.  Here’s what we got up to… We began our retreat in the old city of Matsumoto, home to a big old castle and famous […]

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5 Reasons You Need to Book a Yoga Retreat

Why book a yoga retreat? With so many holiday options available, it’s a valid question! You can really elevate your retreat experience in many ways by booking a retreat which incorporates yoga. So we have compiled a list of 5 unarguable reasons why you should make your next holiday a yoga retreat.

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The Best Yoga Retreats for Switching Off

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So you’ve realised you need a digital detox? You’re in the right place! Here is a run-down of our best yoga retreats for switching off: Digital Detox in Luxury: UK Yoga Weekend Despite the prompt to hand over all devices at the door, our yoga and digital detox weekends, held every year in the UK with […]

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Why You Need a Digital Detox and Yoga Holiday

jivamukti yoga teacher emma henry in nature forest of giant trees

Along with healthy eating, exercise and good sleep, modern healthy lifestyles now recognise the importance of regular digital detox and yoga as a cornerstone of wellness. Switching off your devices can be a hard task though, if you’re attempting to do it in the same environment you’re used to typing and swiping in. Finding directions, […]

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Different Styles of Yoga: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

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If you’re new to yoga, or have always stuck to one or two of your favourite classes, all of the different styles of yoga can be a little overwhelming. Yoga’s numerous types—which are even more varied and hybrid the more popularised the practice becomes in the West—means you’re often not sure what you’re going to […]

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The Best Yoga Retreats for Hiking

Yoga and hiking in Mongolia

As the number one retreat company for remarkable locations, Reclaim Your Self naturally delivers the best yoga retreats for hiking. We figured out long ago that epic hikes over mountain ranges and glaciers are the perfect complement to yoga classes, adventure activities and ultimate relaxation. No longer just the domain of ramblers groups and Boy […]

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The Real Health Benefits of Nature & The Wilderness

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‘The joy of travel has always involved getting away from it all, but never has the very notion of escape seemed as liberating as it does today’ – Pico Iyer As technological advances seem to whittle our globe ever-smaller, the adventurer within us is more prone than ever to frustration at the lack of real […]

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Exploring Japan and Jivamukti Yoga

Jivamukti Yoga Retreat in Japan

In November 2018 we launched our first Jivamukti yoga retreat in Japan and it was BRILLIANT! We began discussing the idea of creating yoga and meditation retreats in Japan with yoga teacher Emma Henry back in 2015. It’s taken a lot of research and plenty of patience to find the right Japan partners and finally […]

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Yoga Retreats in Iceland

Northern Lights Yoga Retreat in Iceland

In October 2018 we ran two Jivamukti yoga retreats in Iceland with Emma Henry and they were epic! While we were there, our Iceland yoga retreats were featured in The Guardian as one of their 20 Best Yoga Holiday Destinations. Here are some words and pictures that capture our Northern Lights adventures. Our yoga retreats happen in a remote […]

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Norway Yoga Retreat 2018

Yoga Retreat in Norway

In July we ran our first yoga retreat in Norway and it was epic!  Here are some words and pictures that capture our midnight sun adventures. We spent our first day sailing on the famous Hurtigruten ship, cruising along watching the most amazing scenery as we passed through the Trollfjorden. We were blessed with a beautiful […]

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