Not all of us can afford to fall over Italy, India and Bali in search of our bliss as Julia Roberts, but if you look closely, you may find a yoga room nearby that won't break the bank, but still will enrich your life, warm your soul and nourish your body. For example, in northeast Florida, there are three very different, yet beautiful retreats available at affordable prices.
Amrit Yoga Institute: Located in Salt Springs, Florida at approx. 6 acres in the Ocala National Forest and on the shores of Lake Kerr, the Amrit Institute is run by Yogi Amrit Desai. Yogi Desai offers weekend, week-long and special one-day yoga retreats and events scheduled throughout the year based on the Amrit Method® by Kripalu yoga, which has its primary focus on the mental, meditative side of yoga, but also includes physical asana practice. His retreats range in price from approx. $ 295 for a weekend to $ 950 for almost a week. Some individual classes or seminars are even offered for free. Accommodation is available on site and included in most packages, which also includes meals.
Ayurveda Health Retreat: Located in Gainesville, Florida, Ayurvedic Health Retreat focuses on cleansing, relaxation and rejuvenation. All year, this center offers week-long and weekend Ayurvedic retreats that include Panchakarma detoxification, massage and other spa treatments to help you relax and shed toxins, asana practices and Ayurvedic cooking classes. Prices range from about $ 2,500 for a full week, to $ 800 for a weekend, and single yoga classes are available for only $ 8 per class. Accommodation is available on site and is included in most packages or nearby hotels are available and meals are included.
Orange Springs Retreat: Located near Gainesville, Florida, Orange Springs Retreat can accommodate small and large groups and tailor a retreat for you or host your group. On 100 acres near the Ocala National Forest you can enjoy the serenity of nature, meditate or participate in yoga or other training activities such as canoeing and kayaking, basketball, tennis, swimming, aerobics and hiking. A chef is on staff to provide meals. Guests live in rustic cabins. The cost of the retreat is approx. $ 695 for a week, depending on the week selected, meals selected and scheduled activities.
Any or more of these retreats can give you the experience Eat, pray, love at an affordable price. If you can't pick up and travel to Italy, India and Bali, get the next best thing: look for a haven near you to find your happiness and enrich your life, heal your soul and care for your body .