Experience the Healing Power of Yoga with Jetwing Hotels

Does a getaway that will soothe your mind, body and soul sound tempting? Do you need to take a break from stressful responsibilities and a never-ending rat race? Then consider embarking on a journey of wellness with Jetwing Hotels, by incorporating daily yoga sessions into your holiday. Recognizing the important role that yoga plays in nurturing overall health and wellbeing, and in celebration of International Day of Yoga, Jetwing Hotels organized yoga sessions at select hotels across the island.

“Yoga enables you to maintain a balanced attitude in day-to-day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions.” states one of its foremost practitioners of yoga, B.K.S. Iyengar. Yoga is not merely physical activity, it is a way to discover a sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature. When you’re on holiday and taken away from the mundane hustle and bustle of daily life, you can truly detox, unwind, relax and reflect, without any distractions, all at your own pace.

If you’re planning on travelling to Jetwing Colombo Seven, Saman Villas, Calamansi Cove by Jetwing, Jetwing Surf, Jetwing Lake, Jetwing Lagoon, Jetwing Vil Uyana, Jetwing Kaduruketha or Jetwing Lighthouse, you will be able to enjoy these peaceful and restorative yoga sessions on request. At Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions and Underneath the Mango Tree by Jetwing, the sessions will run daily surrounded by the calm and relaxing environment of the property.

In Sanskrit ‘Yoga’ means to join together or unite, therefore in essence the purpose of yoga is to yoke together the body, mind and spirit. The programmes drawn up at Jetwing Hotels aims to achieve this objective by using the ‘asanas’, the physical postures or the movement of the body into a certain pose and ‘pranamaya’ the use of breathing techniques and meditation. The serenity of the surrounding environs will encourage all participants to relax further as they take in the calming sights and sounds of the ocean, the stillness of lakes, lush greenery or a tranquil lagoon. With Jetwing, the options for your yoga retreat are endless.

The yoga sessions at key Jetwing Hotels are designed to offer travellers access to a truly soothing discipline that draws on mental, physical and spiritual elements. You need not be a professional yogi to take part in the sessions, as yoga experts will be available to guide you regardless of whether you are a beginner or are more experienced.

Experts and instructors will also be on hand to tailor-make programmes to ensure that they have maximum effectiveness. The entire experience will be designed in consultation with the participant and can be customized according to personal preferences, additionally the instructors are more than willing to adapt the programmes to suit specific needs and goals. Guests can also highlight any ailments they have or any areas of their body they want the yoga programme to focus on. The yoga experts on hand will then be able to evaluate these requests and analyse the severity of the pain or discomfort they may be feeling and thereby recommend means of addressing these problem areas.

Some of the major benefits of practicing yoga extend into multiple areas of one’s life. Yoga can help to improve your posture, which many people need after working long hours at a desk. It can help ease nagging pains that limit movement, and certain asanas in yoga can be used to address these problem areas and offer relief. Yoga can also provide a means of clearing one’s mind and destressing, as you shift your focus away from daily problems and zone in on positive thoughts.

Strength training and flexibility are also key benefits. Continuously practicing yoga can help strengthen weak muscles, moreover it helps to tone your body and discharges you from muscle strain. All of the yoga poses are designed to reinforce the muscles around your spine, or the core of your body; the justification is that when the core is efficient then your posture improves and thereby back, shoulder or neck pain is easily alleviated. Another benefit of strengthening of muscles is that stretching and holding the yoga poses eases the muscles and allows for enhanced mobility.

The relaxation exercises and stretches enable increased blood flow, redirecting the blood in the lower part of the body to the heart where it is then pumped to the lungs to be oxygenated. It also boosts your metabolism by keeping you fit and motivating you to eat healthy and detox the digestive system.
Yoga is not merely physically challenging, it also tests your mental endurance by training you to hold difficult poses for extended breaths. The patience required to get into a certain pose and the resolution needed to remain in that pose requires you to be present in the moment and concentrate on your entire state of being. Today, yoga is so much more than merely a workout for your body, it is a workout for your mind and inner sense of resilience.

If you’re keen to step away from all the stresses that drain your time and energy and instead focus on exploring how yoga can rejuvenate you and enhance your quality of life, then do visit for more information.

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