What Makes Yoga so Good for You

In particular, Hatha Yoga techniques have been developed to offer noticeable benefits to everyone. You need not have any spiritual aspirations to notice the overall health benefits of regular yoga. Yoga encourages balance on both physical and mental levels by means of balancing the left and right side of the body, working on internal systems…

What is Holistic Nutrition?

But what are whole foods? Somehow, this most basic human necessity has become confusing and convoluted. Whole foods are foods that are complete and perfect in their natural state. They are as nature intended — picture an avocado, a sweet potato, a bunch of Swiss chard, or an egg — they contain balanced ratios of…

What is Yoga?

The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit root ‘yuj’, which means to harness. This term has developed and changed in meaning over time. It is often translated to mean the union of mind, body and spirit. According to the sutras of Patanjali, Yoga is: “Chitta, Vritti, Nirodha.” Most simply translated to mind control. Chita…

– Namaste –

‘Namaste’ or ‘namaskar’ is the Indian way of greeting each other. Wherever they are – on the street, in the house, in public transport, on vacation or on the phone – when Hindus meet people they know or strangers with whom they want to initiate a conversation, namaste is the customary courtesy greeting to begin…

Yoga and Well-being Retreat in Corsica 2016

This Spring we offer a luxury yoga and well-being experience in the heart of the Mediterranean, CORSICA for 4 nights and 5 days with two possible dates: 26/04/16 -30/04/16  / Tuesday – Saturday or 03/05/16 – 07/05/16 / Tuesday – Saturday Close to Porto-Vecchio, in the South of Corsica, we will welcome you into a luxury, cosy, modern…

Why Corsica

I discovered Corsica during my first season at sea. We were sailing at night, under a full moon, there were dolphins jumping about in the reflection of the moonlight. I was hypnotized by the pure, wild and rugged beauty of this island ( In French, it is called, Île de Beauté meaning Island of Beauty).It felt as if…

What to Bring

Apart from your essentials such as passport, currency, travel documents and personal travel insurance, your sunbathing and swimming items, we suggest you bring the following: Yoga Clothing Your Yoga mat Shawl/sweater for cooler nights or for relaxation Water bottle, to fill from the large spring water bottles on site (this is to save on recycling) Alarm…

The Birth of Destination Namaste

The birth of this unique retreat came about with the reuniting of two old friends, Theresa Moodie and Lara Boshoff. They were in high school together in the vineyards of Stellenbosch, South-Africa. Since the first day they met, they had one of those instant connections. A friendship that went beyond words, age or interests. The meeting of two old…

Theresa Moodie – Yoga Instructor & Wellness Coach

Yoga should be accessible to everyone, no matter what their current training regime looks like or what their current fitness levels are. My classes encourage individuals to challenge themselves within their own practice and reap the benefits of incorporating yoga into their existing lifestyle habits. Principles include technique, form, flexibility and most importantly the power…

Yoga and Well-Being Retreat in Corsica

  This Spring we offer a luxury yoga and well-being experience in the heart of the Mediterranean, CORSICA with three possible dates: 26/04/16 -30/04/16  / Tuesday – Saturday 4 nights/5days FULLY BOOKED 2 Shorter options still available :  Monday 02 May – Wednesday 04  May 2016 – 2 nights / 3days @  350€ p/p Friday 06 May…

PAYMENTS & CANCELLATION POLICIY

Payment Upon registration, to guarantee your place, you are required to make a deposit of 50 % within 5 days after making your reservation. The remaining balance is due 60 days before the start of the retreat. If your booking is made within the 60 days before the start of the retreat, the total balance…