Yoga at Home: Resource List

At the end of every retreat we get a lot of people asking how they can maintain their yoga practice back home when they don’t have us there to guide them through a sequence. They want to practice, but they don’t know where to start. We made a list of meditation resources for you a while back, and now we’re doing the same for yoga. Ideally, you could sit down with your favourite teacher and create an individualised lesson plan that fits you personally, but we don’t all have that option. And we can’t always make it to a class […]

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Balance Retreat: Is This The Magic I’m Looking For?

We get a little twinkle in our eyes when we talk about our Balance Retreat at Faasai Resort in Thailand, because it was the very first location for Whole & Happy Retreat and we hold it very close to our hearts. Today we want to take some time to walk you through some of the concerns and reservations people usually have about investing in a retreat, so you can decide whether its the right choice for you. We know its a big thing for you, to put your faith in us and travel to a foreign country and commit to […]

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Mental Floss: How Do I Meditate?

What is meditation? You could google meditation and come up with thousands of different answers to this question. Contrary to popular belief, meditation isn’t an attempt to stop all thoughts. We like to think of it more as a filter, a practice of sifting the positive from the negative, the helpful from the unhelpful, the kind from the unkind. Meditation isn’t necessarily about STOPPING your thoughts. It’s more a practice of observing your mental chatter, noticing repetitive patterns, and by bringing awareness to them, you take away their power over you. It’s not all floating on clouds and being tickled […]

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