Top 5 Yoga Events & Retreats In America

As we’re sure that you might very well agree, life can quite often be anything but relaxing.

From the busy, everyday commute all the way to hectic schedules that pull you from pillar to post – there’s often very little time to be able to enjoy yourself – which is where the beauty of a yoga retreat comes into play.

Top 5 Yoga Events & Retreats In America

Whether you’re interested in trying out a yoga event or spending a week unwinding at a retreat, the good news is that the majority of retreats across the USA currently offer a variety of all-inclusive deals that will allow you to get the very best out of your experience, as well as excellent value for your money.

The only question is, which yoga retreats in America are the best?

This is where we come in to lend you a helping hand. In this article, we are going to be talking you through a rundown of the top 10 yoga events and retreats currently being offered throughout the country.

So, whenever you’re ready, just keep reading to discover the top retreats that will allow you to relax, unwind and tap into your mindfulness.

Let’s begin!

The Best Yoga Retreats in the USA

From California to Hawaii, there are reputable and celebrated yoga retreats all throughout the country. Just keep reading to discover our hand-selected favorites:

1. White Lotus Foundation

Kicking our list off, we have selected the White Lotus Foundation! This yoga retreat is nestled right in the middle of a canyon in San Marcos Pass, and is situated right in the heart of San Diego.

Offering stunning views of the Pacific ocean and the channel islands, the White Lotus Foundation has plenty of comfortable accommodations to choose from, including campsites, yurts and even rooms that overlook the ocean.

This stunning resort has been created and founded by celebrated yogi Ganga White, and offers a variety of activities that you will be able to enjoy.

From complementary vegetarian dining (included in the package price) to an underground Kiva temple as well as a library hub full of resources – if you’re looking for an educational yoga retreat that will also allow you to refresh and reset, a stay at the White Lotus Foundation is just what you need.

2. Big Sky Yoga Retreat

Next up on our list, we have selected the Big Sky Yoga Retreat. This unique retreat is situated in Montana, and is surrounded by snowy mountains and green forests full of the soothing scent of pine cones.

If you decide to go ahead and spend a week unwinding in this yoga retreat location, you will be able to engage in a variety of different yoga activities including skiing, photography, hiking and much more.

On top of that, it is also worth keeping in mind that this particular retreat places a particular emphasis on horseback riding.

Thanks to the vast landscape that this retreat is situated in, you will also be able to spend time enjoying some equine therapy as you ride through the stunning mountainous backdrop.

After a week spent in this retreat, we’re sure that you will feel reset and recharged.

Top 5 Yoga Events & Retreats In America

3. Kripalu

Located smack bang in the heart of Western Massachusetts, Kripalu is one of the biggest (and well respected) yoga establishments not only in America but the rest of the world.

Unlike some of the other retreats that we have already mentioned on this list, Kripalu places much emphasis on encouraging healthy lifestyle changes through a variety of immersive programs. 

To give you an idea of what you can expect from a stay at this location, you will have the ability to choose between a variety of different retreats that range from spending time in nature, healthy eating, sauna time, facials, massage treatments and much, much more.

There are even a variety of different outdoor locations just perfect for relaxing and unwinding in. 

4. Rolling Meadows

Here we have another yoga retreat worth mentioning!

Located in scenic Maine, this idyllic yoga retreat is surrounded by over 100 acres of beautiful land that contains everything from bubbling streams, swimming lakes and walking trails just perfect for retrospection and relaxation.

The main building that you will be staying in is a totally restored New England Farmhouse that was initially built during the 1800’s.

Positioned on the top of a very high ridge, you will have the opportunity to take in the scenic views that the surrounding area has to offer, including rolling hills, lakes and much more.

The facility itself offers a variety of activities for you to enjoy, including meditation spaces, a wood-fired sauna, cross country skiing and more.

5. Shambhala Mountain Center

Last but certainly not least, the final yoga retreat you should be sure to pay a visit to is the Shambhala Mountain center. This yoga retreat is located in Northern Colorado and offers a great variety of yoga and meditation classes for you to choose from.

The resort itself is nestled in a green valley full to the brim with rolling meadows and pine trees, while the center is full of luxurious accommodations that are spacious and relaxing. 

The resort itself is also home to  the Great Stupa, which is a famous monument of peace that you will be able to visit and even partake in meditation if you so desire.

Along with this, there is also a variety of hiking trails and botanical gardens to indulge in during your stay, too.

Which Retreat Will You Choose?

There we have it! You’ve made it to the end of our post. Now that we have provided you with a rundown of the top yoga events/retreats currently available in the country, we hope that you’ve been able to find the perfect option for you and your needs.

Regardless of which one you choose, we are sure that you’ll be feeling refreshed, relaxed and reset in no time at all. Thank you for reading! 

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