Yoga has become one of the most popular fitness trends that Hollywood celebrities are subscribing to. It’s not surprising, considering the number of physical and psychological benefits that can be gained from regular yoga sessions.
Some celebrities like it so much so that they have even tried yoga retreats at luxurious spa resorts around the world. Below are five of these luxury yoga resorts where the rich and famous go to relax their mind and body.
Elle Décor names Cal-a-Vie as one of the most popular celebrity retreats. The San Diego health retreat is a favorite due in part to its proximity to Hollywood.
Besides yoga, guests can also take a variety of exercise classes including Piloxing and Zumba; enjoy spa treatments and; enjoy delicious and nutritious food offerings. More importantly, they can find out other valuable information on how to take care of themselves better through the resort’s wellness programs. Three-, four-, and seven-night packages are available.
Some of Cal-a-Vie regulars are Oprah Winfrey, Tyra Banks, Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Gene Simmons, Rikki Lake, Kirstie Alley, Russell Crowe, Tom Ford, and Shailene Woodley.
Xinalani is a yoga retreat beach resort in Mexico. Guests get surrounded by nature, and enjoy spectacular views of Banderas Bay as well as Puerto Vallarta. Besides yoga retreats, the venue also hosts wellness retreats and mind and body workshops.
Actress and yoga enthusiast Heather Graham, who was revealed in a report on SBC News as the latest face of UK gaming site Foxy Bingo, is one of the biggest names on Xinalani Yoga Retreat’s client list.
SHA Wellness Clinic
Besides offering yoga retreats, SHA Wellness Clinic is also the first macrobiotic wellness resort in the world – an establishment which advocates clean living. It lies in Alacant, a relatively secluded area in Spain. Not only does it offer personalized diet plans to its clients; it also has various spa remedies and fitness activities to rejuvenate your mind and body.
Naomi Campbell is one of the long-time clients of SHA Wellness Clinic. But aside from the British-born Afro-Jamaican supermodel, Pop Sugar says that other big names like Barbra Streisand, Donna Karan and Kylie Minogue have enjoyed the facilities of the wellness center, too.
Kaliyoga has not just built a reputation for being one of the best yoga retreats in the world; it also became more popular recently for being a celebrity hub for detox. Hello says that the likes of Beyoncé, Jennifer Aniston, Kim Kardashian, Drew Barrymore, and Sarah Jessica Parker have successfully managed to lose a few pounds by following the juice detox program advocated by Kaliyoga.
Aside from eating organic food, guests undergo clysmatic colon cleansing, as well as coffee enema and probiotic enema during their stay. There are also various therapies available, including acupuncture, energy healing, reflexology, biomagnetic therapy, and aromatherapy.
The Costa Rican retreat Four Seasons promotes more than just a healthy yoga lifestyle – it fosters a “Pura Vida for all” mindset with guests. Upon arrival, visitors take a consultation with a wellness concierge. You then take a variety of classes, which include a natural remedies class, along with yoga and meditation.
On your free time, you can indulge at the beach or roam the edges of the nearby jungle. The clientele of Four Seasons include Bill Gates, music industry’s power couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé, and supermodels Gisele Bündchen and Miranda Kerr.
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