Health & Fitness
Sep 30, 2015

5 Canadian yoga retreats to try now

By: Carli Whitwell

Paradise Found Author: Elle Canada Credits: Paradise Found

Health & Fitness
Sep 30, 2015

5 Canadian yoga retreats to try now

By: Carli Whitwell

 

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5 Canadian yoga retreats to try now

Yoga retreat: Paradise Found

Picturesque Salt Spring Island in B.C. is the home of Paradise Found, a retreat that specializes in Kundalini yoga. (And incredible scenery.)   READ MORE: 6 steps to getting a better sleep  

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Paradise Found Credits: ELLE Canada

5 Canadian yoga retreats to try now

Yoga retreat: Shanti Retreat

If you’re not up for a full-on vacation, Shanti Retreat, located on 11-acres on picturesque Wolfe Island near Kingston, ON, also offers one-day getaways. READ MORE: 10 celebs who are obsessed with aerial yoga

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Courtesy of Shanti Retreat Credits: ELLE Canada

5 Canadian yoga retreats to try now

Yoga retreat: Yasodhara Ashram

Only the most serious of yogis should attend the Yasodhara Ashram in Kootenay Bay, B.C. This goal of this retreat is “to stimulate open intellectual and spiritual enquiry,” which means no sex, no alcohol and no spa – but we assume the enlightenment is worth it.   READ MORE: Post-running recovery yoga

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Courtesy of Yasodhara Ashram Credits: ELLE Canada

5 Canadian yoga retreats to try now

Yoga retreat: Grail Springs Retreat Centre for Wellbeing

This yoga, spa and meditation centre on the Canadian Shield (it's located in Bancroft, Ont.) offers anywhere from two to 21-day retreats.   READ MORE: How to commit to a fitness routine in 6 steps

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Courtesy of Grail Springs Retreat Centre Credits: ELLE Canada

5 Canadian yoga retreats to try now

Yoga retreat: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

In addition to their swanky exercise facilities (see left), the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise offers four mindfulness retreats a year. The two-night stays, which are open to all levels of practitioners, are a great choice for someone looking to see if the yoga life is for them.   READ MORE: 6 luxury gyms that could pass for nightclubs

By: Carli Whitwell Source: Courtesy of The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Credits: ELLE Canada
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