Om Away From Home: The World's Top 5 Yoga Retreats

Posted Apr 18th 2013 09:17 AM


worlds top five yoga retreats

From mats to meals, there's a nama-stay that caters to the intentions you set with your yoga practice and travel style. Just be warned: you may find bliss in that om, and never return home.

Luxury: LuxYoga, Cote d' Azur, France
Get pampered while you deepen your practice in Cote d'Azur in the South of France at LuxYoga's 10,000 square-foot renovated farmhouse, just 25 minutes from Nice. The amenities of a boutique luxury hotel combined with the intimacy of a personal home will have you feeling like a guest-and part of the family. Rare wines, aromatherapy-treated bedrooms, open terraces and an award-winning private chef are all there to enhance your weeklong experience, reflecting the grandeur of a balanced yoga lifestyle, beyond the mat-at least for a week. Enjoy classes every morning and four-course dinners every evening. Four days are filled with yoga workshops, clinics and meditations, with a couple of down days to enjoy the area's culture through excursions and cooking classes.

Find the rest of your om away from home with one of these destination yoga retreats on AOL's MapQuest Discover.
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Hmmm! 'Aromatherapy treated rooms?' I so didnt get any of that! This retreat is way overpriced. The rooms are basic at best. The lounge and terrace at the villa are fabulous but you don't get to use them unless you're being lectured at. During which, may I add, Ben won't allow any questions. You are lectured. At. My other bugbear was the amount of yoga teachers in this retreat - 60-70%. They get half off. This made the whole experience somewhat cliquey. .There are new retreats popping up all over the place. My advice - give this one a miss.

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