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Namaste Home: Creating a Yoga Retreat in Your Spare Room

The health and wellness benefits of yoga are well established at this point. Luckily, you don’t need a ton of space to expand your practice at home. Here’s a quick and easy guide to creating your own yoga retreat!

Start with Vastu.

Yoga equipment

Whether you have a spare room to convert, or simply a corner of your bedroom to dedicate to your practice, look to the ancient Indian science of Vastu Shastra to guide your design for maximum positive energy. Some necessities:

  • Declutter & calm the space. Removing distractions will allow you to focus on your practice. Add light hues of calming colors like cream, beige, yellow or green.
  • East, West, North & South. Ensure your setup allows you to face in multiple directions, based on the goals of your practice. The four directions are significant in yoga, and Vastu suggests that a yogi must face them to truly harness karmic energy and reap the benefits.
  • Make it comfortable. Choose a space with a window that allows natural light to shine through. Make sure your mat and other tools are within reach and easily accessible. Add aromatherapy, plantlife, a statue of Buddha, and whatever else helps you hone in on your om.

Commit to your practice.

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A home yoga retreat ensures excuses like inconvenient class times are a thing of the past. Now, you can spend five minutes meditating or work through a 60-minute vinyasa flow just by taking a few steps to your dedicated space.

Here are some ways to keep your practice consistent:

  • Consider a subscription. Unless you’ve been doing yoga for years, it’s likely you’ll need a little guidance when it comes to your practice. There is no shortage of robust yoga apps for your phone or smart TV, helping you keep on track and giving you a variety of options to choose from every day.
  • Depending on the size of your space, invite a family member to join you for morning meditation or to work through a new series together. It’s never too early to introduce your children to the healing power of yoga (and never too late for your partner).
  • Reward yourself. Encourage the lasting effects of yoga by finishing your practice with a freshly brewed cup of tea in your kitchen, a vitamin D-rich walk through the neighborhood, or a relaxing, spa-like soak in your tub. Namaste!

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