Find your sanctuary by the sea at Sunset Villa; A retreat hub in Lllandudno.

Imagine a hub that you can plug into, to rejuvenate and reboot. A space with magnificent 180 degree ocean views and the sound of waves crashing on your doorstep. Imagine a safe haven that becomes your sanctuary at the sea. You don’t have to travel far to find this kind of paradise. We got in touch with Christi Wasserman, Wellness Consultant and Yoga Instructor at 26 Sunset Villa in Llandudno to hear all about her exciting yoga events and retreats coming up.

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Tarryn James
Celebrate International Day of Yoga in South Africa

This June, people all around the globe will come together and celebrate the gift of yoga. In 2015, International Day of Yoga was declared by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). It was suggested by the Indian Prime Minister, Narenda, Modi, that the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere) be the chosen day to celebrate yoga, as this date also shares many significance in parts of the world. Join the South African community as they celebrate International Yoga Day in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

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Taking your yoga practice to the next level with Casey Chiang.

"I have received so much from yoga, it’s time not only to share it with students but to train yogis to share my passion combined with their love of yoga and touch as many lives as we can, together." The words of Casey Chiang, yoga teacher, studio-owner and Manduka Ambassador left us inspired as she speaks about her love of yoga. We got in touch with Casey to hear all about her teaching style and what you can expect on her upcoming teacher training.

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The yoga of nutrition, an in-depth look with Thomas Sheehy

The understanding that yoga is a complex discipline with many facets is often taken for granted in a 21st century world that focuses mainly on the physical asana. In essence, yoga is a lifestyle and an art. We got in touch with Thomas Sheehy, yoga instructor and natural health coach as he explains the yoga of nutrition as well as what to expect in his upcoming workshops.

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Embracing Femininity: A Yoga Retreat for Wild Women

Imagine a place where you can escape the daily grind of our modern lives and reconnect with other powerful women, including yourself. Imagine an open heart space where you can connect with nature, your sense of wonder, creative expression, vulnerability and divine feminine. Look no further. We got in touch with Carly, Esterhuizen, Manager at Guinevere Guest House, to hear all about her passion for empowering women as well as what you can expect at their upcoming retreat.

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International Ashtanga teacher, Taylor Hunt, in South Africa!

“You wake up every morning and fight the same demons that left you so tired the night before, and that, my love, is bravery”. International Ashtanga practitioner and teacher, Taylor Hunt, explains what it feels like when it comes to practicing yoga everyday. We got in touch with Taylor to hear all about his journey and his upcoming workshops in South Africa.

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The importance and benefits of Pre-Natal Yoga: An in-depth look with Simmi Fink

Pregnancy brings a new meaning to the concept of connection. It is a period of immense joy coupled with excitement and wonder. By developing a deeper awareness of your body, a powerful connection between a mother and her child is established. We got in touch with Simmi Fink, Yoga and Hypnobirthing teacher to hear all about her personal experiences as well as tips for your pregnancy journey!

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Yoga Exploration in India: Finding spiritual growth.

"YOGA IS A WAY OF LIFE – ALL LIFE IS YOGA".The words of Sri Aurobindo are an inspiration for Ireen, who yearly invites other practitioners to travel with her to India and to give them the opportunity to receive teachings by her Indian yoga masters themselves. We caught up with Ireen to hear all about what you can expect on her next India exploration.

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The home of Hot Yoga in Stellenbosch

Nestled in the historic heart of Stellenbosch, lies The Hot Yoga Studio; the first of its kind in the Boland. This unique hot yoga studio makes every yoga class an awesome experience, leaving anyone with a smile after their practice. We got in touch with the owners, Nolte and Johannes, to find out all about their journey and the exciting yoga events they have in store!

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Equilibrium Retreat: a local sanctuary & yoga paradise.

Nestled in the lush forest of Hout Bay lies Equilibrium, a retreat sanctuary that was created with the aim to transform, purify and detoxify the mind, body and soul. As walk into this space and feel the sacred earth beneath your feet, you can feel the energy that arises from such a magnificent environment.

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The Ultimate African Retreat: A Yoga Safari with Polly Mason

Imagine saluting the sun to the morning bird chorus, immersing yourself in the bush bubble bath and sleeping under the stars having just watched a leopard drinking at the watering hole. This is what you can expect on a true Safari Yoga Retreat. We got in touch with The Retreat Club to hear all about what you can expect on this ultimate African retreat.

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Become a yoga teacher with ETA College

At the Yoga South Africa offices, we were thrilled to hear that eta college was not only offering one Teacher Training this year, but THREEWe got in touch with them to hear all about how their new Yoga Alliance Accredited courses could be the perfect training for you.

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