No. Yoga is not a religion, let’s start from there.
To understand just how significant yoga is in our daily living, we should begin by demystifying the common notion that yoga is an activity, only open to a particular clique.
It is just a means to connect the body, mind and breath. Beyond the physicality involved, yoga focuses on the unique capacity to harmonise your entire being, leading to a healthy, limber body and calm mind.
With an invigorated mind and body, it is then easy to be energised and focused.
Benefits of Yoga
Every day when you go home from one there is only one way to explain how you feel – drained. And this isn’t dependent on whether you like your job or not. It’s just the thing. Your mind and body are always exhausted from either the running up and down or demanding duties you execute.
A few minutes of yoga everyday provides the secret to feeling fresh and energetic.
Better flexibility and posture
The intensity that yoga demands of your body automatically makes you flexible, and don’t we all want that?
Regular yoga practices stretch and tone your muscles and helps improves posture while also bringing mental awareness to the body thus increasing awareness of posture.
Yes, Yoga is not just about the body but the mind as well, but there is one indisputable fact, that regular practice lead to weight loss as we become more sensitive to the kind of food our body asks for.
Some yoga practices also work certain parts of the body leading to weigh loss and increased hg you heart rate.
We spend most part of our days focussing on events and what is happening around us, and this can be stressful.
A few minutes of Yoga keeps stress at bay as it creates inner peace.
Lantana Galu Yoga Retreat
It is for this reason that Lantana Galu Beach Resort has organised a Yoga and Fitness Weekend Retreat on the dates of June 23rd to 26, 2017.
The event is aimed at assisting participants renew their resolve towards a healthier lifestyle through yoga, fitness and healthy nutrition.
To participate, all you need to do is register for a 3-night stay for Ksh40,000 full board per sharing.
The package includes healthy vegetarian full board menu including Swahili or Continental breakfast every day, unlimited participation in daily Yoga and Fitness sessions, a choice of health juices after each Yoga session.
There will also be afternoon breakout sessions with Tina to delve deeper into the origins of yoga and the meaning of significant Asanas.
You will also enjoy a 30 minute massage at Lantana Galu’s 5enses Massage Studio, get one evening tapas sundowner and shared accommodation in one of their extremely spacious 2 or 3 bedroom suites.
Click here to register.
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