Practicing yoga in nature allows you to feel a deep connection with the earth, with the surroundings, with the universe. Let’s find out the benefits of this increasingly popular practice and two special location in Italy to organize a group holistic retreat.
Prepare to feel the embrace of nature, as you meditate and find a connection with yourselves. Yoga is an ancient practice that comes from India and that involves body, mind, breath and spirituality. Yoga means to know each other, rely on your body and embarking on a spiritual journey. The benefits of the asanas, yoga postures, are many and relate to both physical and mental wellness. Practice them outdoors means increasing these benefits, feeling the rejuvenating effect of contact with nature.
A forest or a lawn can become a temple for our yoga retreat. The wind accompanies our breath, and the silence of nature invites us to an even deeper connection. With Ecobnb you can organize a yoga retreat in beautiful eco-sustainable accommodations surrounded by greenery, let’s find the most beautiful ones!
Retreat in Tuscany
Among the hills of the Tuscan Maremma, Podere di Maggio is the perfect location for a yoga retreat. Close to Monte Amiata, 7 km from the town of Santa Fiora, surrounded by ancient chestnut trees and woods, this organic farm offers fabulous panoramas and enchanting natural environments. It is possible to stay in the old stone houses, recovered in an ecological way, or in the glamping tents. The space is completed by a covered area for holistic activities and a panoramic swimming pool, in addition to the eco-sustainable philosophy.
Yoga among the roses
Casacocò is a beautiful charming refuge in the Roman Tuscia, less than an hour from Rome. The property is surrounded by a huge park of oaks, laurels, camellias and wisteria and 300 roses cured by the same hosts. In the garden there’s also a 18 meters stone pool.
Holistic space overlooking the hills of Tuscany
In Sorano you can find the organic farm Sant’Egle, eco-friendly accommodation housed in ancient customs. Besides beautiful and romantic rooms, the hotel also offers a beautiful holistic space, free for all those who wish to organize a course, a show, a reading, a spiritual retreat. The space is 60 square meters and offers a wide window overlooking the synergistic orchard and hills.
Yoga Retreat near Lake Garda
The bed and breakfast Casa dei Suoni is located in the historic village of Gaino on Lake Garda, about three km from Toscolano Maderno on the Brescia side of the lake. In the morning you can taste the local organic products in a delicious breakfast. The house is particularly suitable for small groups who want to organize residential meetings for holistic activities in a ground floor area of about 30 square meters.
Relax in the holistic center near the forest
High quality organic products in the Monti Sabini area (Rome). The center Le onde nel bosco is the ideal space for organizing a group or solo retreat. Not only yoga: it is a place surrounded by hiking trails in the mountains, beautiful and unspoiled nature, and points of artistic and cultural interest, such as the cave in which – according to legend – Pope Sylvester killed a dragon.
Eco-village with an ancient mill
The Anidra Center is a bio-farm and B&B built only with wood and stone, ideal for relaxing stays. Thanks to the educational farm, it is also the perfect place for children or groups, where workshops and games are held to teach people to love the environment that surrounds us and live in peace and harmony with it.
Awakening of the senses, sea and mountain views
A few kilometers from Taormina, the Pearl of the Ionian Sea, and on the slopes of volcano Etna , Tenuta Opuntia is a paradise corner to rediscover the beauty of simple things. Zero food miles, bike rides and sensory activities. Everything, feeling pampered and welcomed.
Holistic space in the Ligurian woods
Semi di Crescita B&B offers accommodation in small bungalows with private bathrooms. Not far from the Ligurian coast, this bed and breakfast has a breathtaking view of the woods that surround it. Why to go? To find a corner of paradise, where to listen to the voice of nature.
A stay inspired by oriental philosophy
Il Querceto (Potenza) is the ideal place for a stay dedicated to ecology and spiritual rebirth, inspired by the oriental disciplines and therapies. The apartments are set in old stone houses, restored according to the criteria of bio-architecture. Organic farming in the garden and a beautiful and immersive nature trail, in the oak forest, complete the package.
Bio-farm between the Valpolicella and the Adige
A few km from Verona and Lake Garda, Agritourism Tirtha is young, organic and eco-friendly. Accommodation is in rooms furnished with simple and refined taste; it’s offered a sweet and savory buffet breakfast with excellent local gastronomic products. The farm is also a cultural center, with meditation, relaxation and wellness programs.
Cover photo by Matthew Ragan via Flickr