As 2011 begins, you might find yourself reflecting on the past and contemplating the future. The desire and need to live up to one's full potential is something that many of us strive for. A new year brings those thoughts to the surface as resolutions, bucket lists and future plans are laid out. A spiritual trip to find one's self might be the nudge needed to lift you from your routine and put you onto the path of re-enlightenment.
Body and Soul Adventures is a detoxification retreat deep in the Brazilian rainforest, 100 miles south of Rio de Janeiro. Intense daily activities include rainforest hikes, ocean kayaking and yoga. After a gruelling daily exercise regime, your reward is relaxing on a spectacular beach and twilight massages.
Time to take back control of your life. What you eat, your daily exercise routine and how you handle stress are the keys to a long and healthy life. Lotus Journeys offers life altering retreats to some of the most serene and inspiring locations around the world. From surfing in Portugal to yoga in India and detoxifying in the south of France, you'll receive expert help to map out your new life strategy.
The ancient Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, high in the Himalayas, is the ultimate destination for a mountain yoga retreat. The Uma Paro Retreat is a serene hilltop oasis, designed to bring you peace and enlightenment through yoga, meditation and massages. Hiking and cycling through the surrounding mountains will keep you physically fit as well.
Take a transforming journey of the mind by studying Toltec wisdom. This ancient Mexican civilization believed that the way you live your life is a form of art. That by letting go of your fears, beliefs, habits and customs, your life would change dramatically. This supreme act of detachment will free you from hurt, jealously and the emotional pain that can cripple us when we make assumptions and assert our idea of reality into the dreams of others.
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