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Pureandcure luxury yoga destinations

Yoga, an ancient practice that originated in India over 5,000 years ago, is renowned for its holistic approach to health and well-being. Rooted in spiritual and physical disciplines, it promotes balance, flexibility, and inner peace. PureandCure offers a diverse range of luxury yoga retreats for those seeking profound relaxation and rejuvenation. These retreats are meticulously curated to provide a sanctuary of tranquility and self-discovery. Luxury yoga retreats through PureandCure offer a unique blend of world-class accommodations, expert yoga instruction, and immersive wellness experiences. Guests can expect to deepen their yoga practice in serene natural surroundings, enjoy nourishing gourmet cuisine, and indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments. These retreats not only enhance physical fitness but also foster mental clarity, emotional harmony, and a profound sense of well-being. Whether you're a seasoned yogi or a beginner, luxury yoga retreats offer a transformative journey towards a more balanced and vibrant life.
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Euphoria Retreat
21 Reviews
Mystras, Greece
Greek and Chinese wisdom and medicine offer emotional, physical and spiritual health in a majestic and superbly Beautiful Holistic Destination Spa. A true ‘Wow’ destination. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • DISCOUNT on your stay until August 2023! Only applicable to wellbeing programmes with min. 7 night stay - already calculated in the shown price
  • Complimentary upgrade to next room type (subject to availability on booked date, only applicable to Classic Room, Superior Deluxe Room and Excecutive Deluxe Room) (only applicable to wellbeing programmes with min. 5 night stay)
  • Complimentary Spa Credit Voucher worth € 150 per person (only applicable to wellbeing programmes with min. 5 night stay)
77 Reviews
Malaga, Spain
The beauty and serenity of Bali yet closer to home. This is Shanti-Som. Secluded and intimate. This is where you’ll rediscover yourself. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Complimentary return airport transfer OR 1 massage 
  • Complimentary access to 2 extra yoga classes 
  • For repeaters spa credit voucher + a free room upgrade to Junior Suite
137 Reviews
Koh Samui, Thailand
An experience. Life changing. Unforgettable. Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary is all of this…and more. But words alone cannot describe Kamalaya. Kamalaya needs to be experienced. read more
Puurenkuur Benefits
Depending on your Holiday:
  • Spa-giftvoucher worth € 150 per person
  • Discount on room rate for stays with min. 21 nights! (book before 10 October 2023, stay before 31 October 2023)
  • Discounted accommodation rates for all Puurenkuur travellers (included in the price)
  • 20% discount on the roomrate for the hillside rooms (not applicable for the garden- or seaview hillside rooms) for single travellers from May - October (included in the price)
  • For repeating Kamalaya clients: 1 bonus night when booking a stay of min. 7 nights (valid for stays between 1 March - 22 December 2023 and 1 - 31 March 2024 - this discount isn't calculated in the shown rates yet)
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Wat are Luxury Yoga hotels

A listing of our Top Luxury Yoga resorts. Every hotel in this category excels in luxury and comfort (minimal five star) and offers good quality of Yoga programs. Luxury Yogarefers to the application of Yoga in a luxurious and high-end setting. In the context of luxury Yoga, the traditional Yoga practices are often combined with modern spa treatments to offer a unique and indulgent experience. This may include services such as personalized consultations, specialized massages, gourmet cuisine, meditation classes and access to luxurious facilities such as steam rooms, saunas, and pools. 

Luxury Ayurveda retreats and spas have become increasingly popular in recent years, as more people seek to incorporate holistic wellness practices into their lifestyles. These experiences typically offer a high level of personal attention and customized treatment plans that cater to individual needs, making it a popular choice for those looking for a premium wellness experience. 

What is Yoga

Yoga is a holistic practice that originated in ancient India and has been practiced for thousands of years. The word 'yoga' comes from the Sanskrit word 'yuj', which means 'to join' or 'to unite'. It encompasses physical postures, breath control and meditation for a physically, mentally and spiritually balanced you. In yoga, people do different body positions called "asanas" to become more flexible and strong. You also learn to control your breathing to feel relaxed and focused. At its core, yoga seeks to unify the body, mind and spirit. 

Yoga is not just about the physical part; it also includes meditation and mindfulness to help you stay calm and reduce stress. Yoga postures are designed to increase strength, flexibility, and balance, while also improving body awareness. They are typically practiced in conjunction with conscious breathing, which helps to focus the mind and deepen the connection between body and mind. Beyond the physical aspect, yoga also emphasizes mindfulness and meditation. By practicing mindfulness, individuals develop a heightened sense of awareness and a greater ability to live in the present moment. Meditation, on the other hand, involves focusing the mind and achieving a state of deep relaxation and inner calm. 

Yoga has gained popularity worldwide and is practiced by people of all ages and fitness levels. It offers numerous physical and mental benefits, including improved flexibility, strength, stress reduction and mental clarity. It is important to note that while yoga can be physically challenging, it is ultimately a personal journey, and each individual is encouraged to practice at their own pace and level of comfort.

Types of Yoga

Yoga retreats are suitable for all. Experience is not necessary; nor is flexibility a must. Flexibility is rather a welcoming side effect of yoga practice.Yoga classes are suitable for both beginners and experienced yogis. There are various types of yoga, each with its own focus and approach.The best style for you is mainly a question of how dynamic you would like the class to be. Here are some common types of yoga and a brief summary of what they entail:

  • Hatha Yoga: Hatha yoga is a gentle and slower-paced practice that emphasizes basic yoga postures and breathing exercises. It is great for beginners and helps improve flexibility, balance and relaxation.
  • Vinyasa Yoga: Vinyasa yoga involves flowing from one posture to another in sync with the breath. It is a dynamic and more energetic practice that builds strength, flexibility and coordination.
  • Ashtanga Yoga: Ashtanga is a physically demanding and structured style that follows a specific sequence of postures. It emphasizes strength, endurance, and breath control.
  • Bikram Yoga: Bikram, also known as hot yoga, is performed in a heated room with a set sequence of 26 postures and two breathing exercises. It aims to improve flexibility, detoxify the body and enhance mental focus.
  • Kundalini Yoga: Kundalini focuses on awakening the dormant energy within the body through a combination of postures, breathing, chanting and meditation. It promotes spiritual awareness and emotional balance.
  • Yin Yoga: Yin yoga involves holding passive stretches for an extended period, targeting the connective tissues and joints. It is a slow and meditative practice that enhances flexibility and relaxation.
  • Restorative Yoga: Restorative yoga uses props to support the body in gentle postures, promoting deep relaxation and stress relief. It is particularly helpful for relaxation and healing.
  • Iyengar Yoga: Iyengar yoga focuses on precision and alignment in postures. It uses props to assist in achieving correct alignment and is suitable for all levels of practitioners.
  • Power Yoga: Power yoga is a fast-paced and vigorous style that challenges the body's strength and stamina. It aims to build muscle and increase overall fitness.
  • Aerial Yoga: Aerial yoga involves performing yoga postures while suspended in a hammock. It helps with spinal decompression, core strength, and flexibility.

These are just a some examples of the many types of yoga available. Each style offers unique benefits, so you can choose the one that best suits their preferences, fitness level and wellness goals

Is yoga physical exercise or spiritual practice

To some, yoga is a form of exercise, while to others it is a spiritual journey. Both perspectives are completely valid. According to the roots of yoga, yoga was originally more than physical exercise. It is an ancient Indian philosophy, used to balance the body and mind and thus connect with something ‘higher’. The physical postures were merely one part of this philosophy. Proper behaviour, meditation, healthy habits and breath techniques were just as important. In the Western world, we perceive yoga as exercises on a mat. Whether you interpret yoga as pure exercise or as a spiritual practice is unimportant. Its therapeutic effects remain. Concentrating on the breath as you assume the various poses leads to a meditative state whereby everyday thoughts and feelings are diminished or even banished. Doing yoga creates mental relaxation through physical exertion.

What is a meditation retreat

It is a specialized getaway focused on providing you a dedicated space and time for deepening your meditation practice and experiencing inner peace and mindfulness. These retreats are typically held in serene and secluded locations, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, to create a conducive environment for relaxation and self-reflection.

During a meditation retreat, you engage in various meditation techniques, mindfulness practices and guided sessions led by experienced meditation teachers. The retreat may last anywhere from a few days to several weeks, allowing participants to immerse themselves fully in the practice.

What do you get out of a meditation retreat or holiday 

  • Inner Exploration: you are encouraged to explore your thoughts, emotions and inner experiences in a non-judgmental and accepting manner.
  • Stress Reduction: The serene and peaceful environment of the retreat helps reduce stress and promotes relaxation.
  • Deepening Meditation Practice: you can focus on developing and refining your meditation techniques, leading to a more profound and enriching meditation experience.
  • Mindfulness: Mindfulness practices taught during the retreat help you become more present and aware in daily life.
  • Spiritual Growth: For those with spiritual interests, meditation retreats may offer opportunities for spiritual growth and self-discovery.
  • Community and Support: Being surrounded by like-minded individuals can foster a sense of community and support, creating a nurturing space for personal growth.

Disconnect from the outside world, find inner stillness and return refreshed and renewed after a meditation retreat or mediation holiday.