Why Restorative Yoga?

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Our evening sessions at Tranquillite Retreats are more restorative and meditative. For some this is more difficult and actually could be seen as advanced yoga. Why? Well standing on your hands or going into extreme yoga poses could be easy if you’re the energetic, assertive full speed ahead kind of person, however on the other […]

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Understanding the seven main ‘Chakras’

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The term ‘Chakra’ is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘wheel’. The chakras in the body are wheels of energy, which vary in activity levels depending on what we are going through in our lives. Seven major chakras exist within us. These energy centres are located in the midline of the body and relate to our relationship […]

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Why Yoga is so good for your Mental Health

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Yoga is a practice of poses and breathing techniques designed to strengthen and balance the body and the mind. We have previously identified that yoga boasts numerous physical benefits including increased strength and flexibility. Yoga is also fantastic for helping your mental health, as you zone in on the present and focus on your breathing. Yoga for […]

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Tranquillité Retreats nutrition and food explained…

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Tranquillité Retreats and Lifestyles will show you how to achieve the optimal balance and enjoy the journey towards a fitter, stronger and healthier you. Rejuvenate your mind and body with daily yoga sessions restore your inner calm as you connect back to nature and enjoy delicious home cooked style food using the finest local, organic […]

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Self-love makes the world go round

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The day of love is fast approaching, and the pressure is on to splash the cash on gifts and cards for our loved ones. Whilst love is what makes the world go round, self-love is arguably the most important love that exists. So why not focus on you this Valentine’s Day and work on what’s […]

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Five reasons you should take up Yoga in 2019

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With the New Year comes the influx of ‘new year, new me’ resolutions. Gym memberships increase, and everybody focuses on exercise and fitness regimes. With our busy schedules, we often don’t have a huge amount of time to spend, so it’s highly likely Yoga stays at the bottom of your list and instead you favour […]

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Five yoga poses to help you survive the Christmas rush

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With Christmas just around the corner, we’re well into the festive season and for many of us this is the most hectic time of year. We’ve finished celebrating the end of year work commitments and we just want a well-deserved break, but for most of us this isn’t possible. We tend to fit more social […]

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Meditation on the breath

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Prana is the expression of energy and movement; it is the motivating source and power of action. Prana, or life force, arrives as the subtle energy of air, or Vayu. The five directions of Prana, called the Prana Vayus or Pancha (five) Vayus give us one way to make this elusive sense more tangible, so that we can feel it in […]

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