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10 Powerful Spiritual Retreats For Yoga Enthusiasts

These spiritual retreats around the globe cater to yoga enthusiasts, and offer a powerful transformative experience while rejuvenating the mind and body.

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The Best Yoga Retreats & Wellness Escapes For 2016

Looking for the best yoga retreats for 2016? We’ve got you covered with these traditional and quirky wellness escapes.

How Give Back Yoga Is Providing Health To Communities In Need & The World

How Give Back Yoga Is Providing Health To Communities In Need & The World

As someone who had experienced the benefits of yoga practice firsthand, Rob Schware wanted to give back. Upon retiring from his role as a Lead Information Technology manager at the World Bank, Schware realized his professional talents could be paired with […]

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Wellness Travel: Top 10 Yoga Fusion Retreats Of 2015

Like last year’s round-up of unique wellness trips, Epicure & Culture wants to help you stretch your limits with yoga retreats that fuse flexibility, strength training and curative stretching with something else. Maybe you want to cultivate compassion by volunteering […]

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Transformative Travel: World’s Top Ashram Experiences

Some people’s idea of the perfect vacation involves sea, sun and beach life. Others prefer culture; cities, dining and museums. Still others live for adventure travel, abseiling and white water rafting their way through the world. But one of the […]

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Journey Inward: The Best Silent Retreats Around The World

Travelers can get swept up in climbing the tallest mountains, fording wild rivers and crossing the most obscure borders that they can miss the formidable challenge right under their nose: how to find peace by turning inward. It is tempting […]

Do yoga in Peru's Sacred Valley. Photo courtesy of Yajra Sol Yoga Adventures.

Wellness Travel: Top 13 Culturally Immersive Yoga Retreats From Around The World

Most people think of yoga as a turning inward, a solitary practice aimed at developing self-awareness and reflection. People practice yoga to find peace and improve wellness; but ultimately, to feel truly serene, you need to feel united and at home […]

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Shamanism In NYC: Spiritual Enlightenment During A Moon Healing Meditation Circle

“We call in the directions to invoke the energy (the spirit) of the elements to join us in the circle. It is a way to honor Mother nature and her powerful healing abilities.” Tonight I’ve decided to do something totally […]