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The qualified yoga teacher, Yvonne Martin, gives regular yoga, individual attention and guidance to pupils based on the yoga philosophy. This is done by means of yoga, meditation and breathing therapy. During all of which breathing is of central importance, breathing is the reflection of the body's energy. Yoga is movement and movement is nothing but change, and for change movement is the tool.
There is a maximum for four persons to stay at the yoga center. You can share a room with bathroom or make a reservation for a single room.
In this retreat the body experiences breathing and consciousness differently. After all, yoga has a soothing effect and strengthens the mind. In combination with breathing, the yoga posture works on the consciousness level and the human equilibrium.
For Yoga Centrum Curacao, yoga is movement and movement is nothing but change, and for change movement is the tool. In Sanskrit yoga postures are called asanas. Asanas are beneficial to the body, the mind and the soul.
These favorable effects are achieved in particular by redressing the balance in the endocrine system and the central nervous system, both of which influence the immune system. With this feeling of strength and vitality, you are a better match for the demands that life makes.
Exercise based on body postures leads to a deep relaxation of the body that in turn ensures a greater degree of awareness of one's body. Yoga is also a spiritual journey that gives people the space to discover their own possibilities in a way that is best suited to them.
Meditation places the body and mind in a state of deep tranquility. During meditation, breathing becomes calmer and as a result the level of lactic acid in the blood reduces. This provides greater stability of the autonomic nervous system and lowers tension.
Breathing therapy is a combination of breathing and yoga postures. In order to assist you during treatment, breathing is carefully observed and advice is offered on different ways to improve your breathing.
A hiking tour in nature with a yoga session on the beach is included.
Curacao is the ideal holiday island for a good rest, not only by the sea, there are many areas with no one in sight. Stay for a while at the Yoga Centrum Curacao to relax and enyoy the tropical climate.
Curacao is the largest island of the Netherlands Antilles and is one of the most important Caribean islands. The island is 61 kilometers long between its two furthest points and between five and 14 kilometers wide.
Curacao has a large number of small beaches. Most beaches have free admission. Only a few ask for a contribution for maintenance. Beaches can be found at nearly all the hotels and various private beaches are also open for tourists.
Curacao was created from volcanic limestone on which coral has grown for centuries. It can easily be seen during a first dive. You immediately encounter the magnificent coral reefs along the coastline. No wonder that scuba diving is now one of the most popular sports on Curacao.
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The retreat offers daily vegetarian meals, tea, coffee, and juices.
Nature lovers wont believe their eyes. You can drive through Christoffel Park, up to the foot of Mt. Christoffel. For those whose cars are not in great shape, no need to worry. If the car cant make it up the hill, there's a jeep available daily to haul your car out of the park.
The many landhouses comprise one of the important, if not the most important, architectural heritage of the island. Curacaos landhouses played an important role in the islands history and are unique. Most of the landhouses can be toured; an appointment may be required.
You can enjoy the rich and varied history of Willemstad. Under leadership of an architect or historian, weekly guided tours are made by Otrabanda, a part of Willemstad. Also there is an excursion to climb the unique fosfor rich table mountain.