Yoga in Peru
Peru is rich in culture and geographical diversity. From big cities on the beach to traditional villages in the Amazon Jungle, and everything in between. There is a good time for every type of traveler in this beautiful country.
Hike, swim, sunbathe and indulge in all Peru has to offer. Whether an indecisive traveler who can’t decide between practicing yoga in Peru or delving into a country’s culture and history or an explorer who wants to see it all. Peru is the place for you, you can spend your days after yoga training relaxing or surfing on the beaches of Lima, or get lost in the art that encompasses the capital. Or get away from it all and make your way into nature and live as the locals do, while enjoying locally sourced food and experiencing a very friendly culture. With so much to see and do, this is a destination for any type of yogi or traveler.
Peru is a great place to further your yoga education, whether looking to take a 200, 300 or 500 hour course you will find world class education here. Majority of the teacher trainings you will find focus on Vinyasa flow, through you will also find schools offering Hatha yoga certifications. This country is an ideal setting to focus on your practice and get in touch with nature. Most schools are set in remote areas that offer easy access to hiking, waterfalls, rivers and bird watching, many also include optional ancient plant ceremonies. Just be sure to pack your boots and jacket in rainy season, where you will experience rainfall daily.
Peru is a superb choice for yoga and meditation retreats. The options are abundant, and the country is beautiful and diverse. If you are looking to take a journey deep into yourself, you can participate in a silent meditation and yoga retreat set on the famous Lake Titicaca. While yogi’s in need of an adventure will find Peru to be the ideal yoga vacation. There are many certified schools offering excursions lasting a week or longer, which tend to include daily yoga and day trips covering the countries diversities. You will see everything; Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, the Inca trail, and Lake Titicaca. You will truly have a cultural immersion with this type of yoga holiday, all without the stress of planning.
Peru also has many spiritual retreats where you can partake in traditional saunas (Temazcal) and ancient plant ceremonies. Whether you want to explore the country and culture, take a spiritual journey or escape the cities and for a tranquil vacation, Peru is the perfect place for you.