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Interviews

International Yoga Day

As I came up from the Tube, it was the first thing I saw … a yoga mat. A pink yoga mat, carefully rolled up and strung across a woman’s back as she walked with purpose across the road. Then I noticed a second one and a third … and I realised as I looked around at[...]↣ READ MORE

The Mission If you are in a position to donate money: Please donate to our indiegogo campaign here: YogaBeats Conflict crowd funding Help us fund safe passage for yoga teachers from war torn areas to a safe haven so they can complete their teacher training course. As our practice encourages us to look deeper within ourselves, we should[...]↣ READ MORE

Travelling to India is a yoga dream for many. It’s an incredible opportunity to experience yoga’s roots and to go deeper into the practice. Here, we chat to Erika about her experiences in India and India’s lead in creating an International Yoga Day – set to be celebrated all over the world this Sunday, 21 June. Thank[...]↣ READ MORE

I found myself thinking about our incredible teachers and team members, and how the depth of talent throughout the whole team is truly superb. So, with thoughts of our team of expert teachers and our already sold out Kundalini Yoga retreat week drawing closer, I wanted to share our beautiful Kundalini teacher with you all.[...]↣ READ MORE

This December and January, Simon de Burgh will be joining the team at Azul’s Lotus Yoga Lodge to run two special Wellbeing Bootcamps specially designed for both fitness and wellbeing. We find out more… 1. ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘bootcamp’ are two words you don’t often see together. What does the week consist of and how does[...]↣ READ MORE

Azul’s hatha yoga instructor, Sally Goldfinger, is soon to make her annual trip to India to further her practice and to run a special hatha and ayurveda retreat in the green and tranquil state of Kerala. We catch up with her to find out more. What is hatha yoga? Hatha yoga is the oldest form[...]↣ READ MORE

The Azul team are excited to be running an extra special retreat week this May: the Yoga, Pilates & Spanish retreat. Guest instructor Noelia Ruiz will be flying in from Dublin to join the team at Villa Azul in hosting this healthy holiday with a language-learning twist. Here she tells us more about her experiences[...]↣ READ MORE

Ever wondered what it would be like to have your own yoga retreat?  Here Jamie Isaac, co-founder of Azul Yoga & Pilates Retreat along with wife Karissa Isaac, gives us a behind the scenes glimpse of how it all got started… Azul has always been an organic creation. It’s a challenging way to approach business,[...]↣ READ MORE

When did you first start to practise yoga? I started when I was 18 years old! My father was practising yoga and I was always watching him. When I moved out I became curious about yoga and started practising from a book. In this period of my life I was studying arts and painting and[...]↣ READ MORE