Weighing the Costs: Destination Vacation vs. Wellness Retreat
Updated for 2018! We believe that our retreat represents one of the best values in wellness travel today. Here’s a cost comparison between everything that is included in our rates, and how much you could expect to spend on similar accommodations, services, and activities if you purchased them one by one.
All About Fascia: Keeping Your Connective Tissue Healthy
Have you ever had pain or discomfort you couldn’t identify, or lingering tightness and tension that you just couldn’t shake? Have you ever wondered why techniques like foam rolling can “hurt so good,” or why a massage can trigger an intense emotional reaction? The answer lies in understanding fascia – the thin sheath of fibrous connective tissue that surrounds every muscle, bone, nerve, artery, and organ in the body.
What Sitting Does To Your Body – And How You Can Fix It
You know that sitting is bad for you – but what exactly is it doing to your body, and how can you undo the damage? Jeff Ford breaks it down and suggests a quick mobility routine for your desk breaks.
Is a Wellness Retreat Worth It?
Most people like the idea of a wellness retreat. After all, what’s not to like about putting life on hold to focus on your own well-being? Still, the time and money you spend on yourself should be a good investment. Is a wellness retreat worth it?
Lessons That Skyterra Helped Me Learn
Dawnrae Wilson completed a ten-week stay at Skyterra Wellness Retreat in early 2017. Nearly one year later, she reflects on lessons learned. By sharing her journey, she hopes to spread a message of encouragement to anyone else facing similar challenges.
Wake Up With Banana Oatmeal Pancakes
Our banana oatmeal pancake recipe is a favorite here at the retreat. Gluten-free, dairy-free, dairy-free, and every bit as fluffy and delicious as traditional pancakes.
How to Meditate: Guided Practices & Tips for Beginners
Meditation is headline news these days, and for good reason: this ancient practice has major benefits for modern-day problems. Medical researchers and mindfulness experts agree that it can do everything from ward off stress to boost your physical health and increase cognitive function. Sounds great – but how do you do it? Here’s a practical…
You Don’t Need Gym Equipment to Get More Fit – Here’s How
Want to improve your fitness level? You’re probably thinking, “I need a gym membership.” Before you make a commitment or fork over the cash, let’s talk about ways to increase your fitness without buying anything at all.
Easy Cold-Weather Recipe: Coconut Carrot Soup
Creamy, comforting carrot coconut soup recipe is easy to make from a few basic (mostly shelf-stable) ingredients. The perfect companion to a snow day!