LoseSmart works like ‘nun’ other

When Diane Brown first arrived at Skyterra Wellness Retreat for her LoseSmart stay, she did not know what to expect. What she did know was that she was ready to make some changes in her life. “When the handwriting is on the wall in big flaming letters, you tend to pay attention,” she says.  For…

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Nine Things “Nine Perfect Strangers” Gets Wrong About Wellness Retreats

Have you seen the new Hulu Original drama that everyone’s buzzing about? Based on The New York Times’ bestselling book by author Liane Moriarty, Nine Perfect Strangers takes place at Tranquillum, an award-winning wellness retreat that promises healing and transformation. If you haven’t watched it yet, don’t worry; we won’t spoil it too much. When…

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Five Grounding Yoga Poses for Wobbly Times

Mountain pose

The times lately have undoubtedly been wobbly and unsteady for so many of us. Wobbly times call for grounding yoga postures, and Skyterra has your back (and your front)!  Below are five yoga postures that will help you increase your sense of stability and groundedness. 1. Mountain Pose Tadasana, also known as mountain pose, is…

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Your Body on Breathwork

What is breathwork?

Breathwork is a daily practice here at the retreat, and for good reason: connecting with your breath is a powerful and easily accessible way to boost physical and mental health. So what is breathwork, why do we do it, and how can you get started at home?

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Airport Yoga

yoga pose

This is Part I in our Holiday Stress Management Series.   Be sure to download, save or print the Airport Yoga Infographic to take with you on your travels! It’s tough to keep your workout routine alive during the holidays, especially when you travel. Holiday trips present a special conundrum: you’re one-hundred percent thrilled about…

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Yoga on a Bike?

bike on grass

Yoga Principles in Action Doing yoga on the bike is easy. Let’s start with triangle pose—Trikonasana in Sanskrit—and go from there. First, find a downhill stretch of road that’s clear of debris and free of cars. Bring yourself up to a nice brisk pace, say about 25 mph. Take your right foot off the pedal…

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