Destination Fitness: Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat

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Some would say that there is no better vacation than one with your toes in the sand and the sun shining down across crystal clear blue water. But what if you could have all of that paradise along with someone taking care of your meals allowing you to take part in a yogi vacation? Well, we’ve found the perfect paradise that we know you will love! And hey, you can even bring your kids along too!

The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat is located across the bay from Nassau, Bahamas, on one of the finest beaches in the world. It is truly an island paradise and a sanctuary of peace and natural beauty. With its pristine white sand beaches, crystal blue waters and five and-a-half acres of lush tropical gardens, the Yoga Retreat provides the ideal environment for practice, rest and rejuvenation. With its celebrated lineage of Yogic Masters, the Yoga Retreat offers a rare combination of a traditional ashram with the feel of a Caribbean resort.

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With over 80 courses to choose from like Ayurveda Training and Certification to experiencing Power Hatha Yoga, you cannot go wrong with one of these courses. The extensive training will leave you feeling recharged and ready to take on the real world, and these courses are the perfect active giveaway to find your inner peace. Some of their top training and educational courses include:

Meditation and the Mind Intensive: Move your yoga practice to a new level by understanding the connection between prana, mind, emotions and body. This five-day course will help you to establish yourself in the fundamental techniques of classical yoga meditation and identify personal obstacles to the transcendental state of bliss that meditation promises through self examination, introspection and dialogue with an experienced teacher. Improve concentration and prepare your mind for a positive and successful life.

Advanced Yoga Teaching Trainer Course: This is a four-week immersion into advanced Yogic practices designed to deepen and expand the knowledge and practice of Certified Yoga Teachers. Whether you're an active yoga teacher or a Certified Yoga Teacher, through in-depth physical and mental work, the ATTC will provide you with valuable tools to advance your physical practice, take your self study to the next level and create a distinguished teaching practice.

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It's time to rest, relax and recharge. The yoga vacation programs offer the perfect balance between activity and leisure time. At any time of the year, you are welcome to go and enjoy a program rich with lectures by world-renowned speakers, daily yoga classes, delicious vegetarian meals, snorkeling and plenty of time to relax in a tropical paradise. Some of their popular yoga vacation programs include:

Spring Family Holiday Program: Children will enjoy a wide range of activities including an introduction to yoga, short asana classes designed specifically for children, chanting, crafts, Karma Yoga and lots of games and fun. They will also learn stories from Passover and Easter, along with stories from the yogic scriptures that provide similar teachings. Parents will enjoy free time to practice and rest.

Depression and Anxiety — Yogic Perspectives and Remedies: Let this become a turning point in your life’s journey. This weekend offers the opportunity to transcend depression and anxiety by igniting a radical shift in your perspective. You will reconnect with your essential self as you learn specific yoga postures and breathing practices, dietary guidelines and other yogic techniques to ease and relieve depression and anxiety and allow your natural state of joy and balance to emerge.

It's time to book your flight and hit the Bahamas to find your inner zen by relaxing and recharging on the beautiful beaches and practicing some of the most in-depth practices of all different types of yoga. Click here to book your trip today and don't forget to visit them on their website for more program information.