Why Do We Travel?

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” – Santayana

I once read an article on what it meant to have the “travel bug”, and how it differentiated from merely taking a vacation once or twice a year.
Many people lust after photos and articles of other people’s travels and adventures and think, “I wish I could do that, they’re so lucky.” Continue reading “Why Do We Travel?”

The Eight-Limbed Path of Yoga

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali refers to eight limbs of yoga, each of which offers guidance on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life.

The word ‘yoga’ means to connect. The thing we look to connect to is the true Self, or you might also refer to this as the soul. If that way of thinking doesn’t resonate with you, then consider that the word yoga can also mean separation.

The thing we’re breaking away from is whatever stops us from feeling free, as the ultimate goal of any yoga practice is to attain a constant state of peace.

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Benefits of Yoga

My last blog post focused on 6 major types of yoga that are widely practiced today. Although there are many other forms of yoga that I did not mention, the styles that I touched on focus more on the foundation of the practice which is especially beneficial for beginners.

For those who don’t know much about the practice, or are curious to know about the health benefits of the practice (being more than just a nice stretch), I’ve included some perks of the practice that might entice you to step onto your mat. 

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Yoga in San Juan del Sur

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There are a handful of places in SJdS that offer yoga, but I recommend visiting a few of my favorites – especially if you’re only visiting for a few days and feel overwhelmed by the options, check these places out and I promise you won’t be disappointed!

Whether you practice yoga everyday, or you’re new to the practice and want to give it a whirl in a beautiful tropical environment. I commend you for continuing your practice whilst on vacation, or for coming to your mat when you could be doing other things such as sleeping in – because who wants to do that on vacation?! 😜

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