When you think of vacation in Punta Cana, you often think of beautiful turquoise beaches, lazy days by the pool, shopping and endless rum punch drinks. Maybe if you are feeling more active, you’ll try snorkeling, surfing, or other adventures. While these activities make for an incredible vacation experience, will you return home from your vacation truly relaxed? Here are four benefits to trying yoga during your stay in Punta Cana.
When you take a vacation, you have the opportunity and time to try new things. If you have never explored yoga, your vacation is the perfect time to experience it’s restoring, peaceful benefits. You can enjoy learning about yoga at a time when you don’t have to worry about the stresses of daily life (paying bills, buying groceries, running errands) and you can focus on truly learning and enjoying something new.
While we have the best intentions to relax on vacation, sometimes we get so involved in activities we feel like we are always on the go. We also end up tethered by wifi and never truly disconnect. Even just an hour of yoga offers you a chance to slow down the pace of your vacation and truly appreciate a blissful time away from home.
While it can be so much fun, vacation can be stressful on the body. Plane travel, exploring new foods and indulging in a few too many sugary alcoholic beverages can leave you feeling a little sluggish. A yoga retreat can help you return from vacation feeling more healthy. When you take a vacation from the stresses of life, shouldn’t you focus some of that time on your own wellness? Yoga will help quiet your mind and help you to reconnect with yourself and your needs.
A yoga retreat is a great way to learn a lot about yoga in a short amount of time. Learn stretches and yoga poses, techniques of pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation and take them home with you to continue enjoying the benefits. You might find that adding yoga to your daily routine at home will help you return to that restful feeling of being on vacation.
If you are looking for a way to truly unwind consider taking yoga during your stay in Punta Cana. You can still enjoy a care-free beach vacation, but just an hour or afternoon of yoga and relaxation will help you to better appreciate your vacation time here even more. Try out our yoga classes during your stay or sign up for our half-day retreat to enhance our vacation and return home feeling joyfully rested.