More Infos about yoga in Colombia
Many visitors to the country gravitate to the Caribbean coast, and for good reason. White sands, clear waters and great opportunities for diving, chilling in a hammock or deepening your practice on a yoga retreat await in this beautiful part of Colombia. To complement the beaches, the city of Cartagena boasts extensive and well-preserved examples of Spanish era architecture within its 16th-century walled city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
However, the biggest yoga community is to be found in Colombia’s vast, high-altitude capital city, Bogota. Yoga in Bogota is growing with studios constantly popping up all over the city, offering the widest variety of yoga classes in Colombia. Indeed, a local organization has started an initiative to bring yoga to both the victims and perpetrators of Colombia’s civil war. Dunna: Creative Alternatives for Peace, offers classes and teacher training to ex-paramilitary group members, and the people who were caught up in their violence, in an attempt further the reconciliation effort.
Colombia is one the world’s largest coffee producers and it is highly likely that at some point the beans in your morning pick-me-up started their journey in the Zona Cafetera. If you want to get closer to the source, there are now various accommodation options for yoga vacations and retreats in the heart of Colombia’s coffee growing region, in the Northwest of the country.