Health and Wellbeing

ten tips to manage stress better

10 Tips To Manage Stress

Do you have a hard time switching off? Do you often feel anxious or overwhelmed, sometimes without even knowing why? Living in today’s fast-paced society, the chances of you needing some tips to manage stress are pretty high. Even as a yoga teacher, having all the ‘tools’ and knowing all the ‘tricks’, I struggle to… continue reading »

reasons to retreat


Have you toyed with the idea to book a yoga retreat, but you’re not sure how it will benefit you? Do your friends keep telling you about their personal retreat experience, and the thought of a ‘welcome circle’ gives you anxiety? Not all retreats are the same or have the same purpose. There are detox… continue reading »

what we eat at our yoga retreats

What we eat at our Yoga Retreats in Victoria

WHAT WE EAT AT OUR VICTORIA RETREATS You may have asked yourself the question: What do we eat when on retreat? The short answer is: a well-balanced diet that is delicious, healthy and a little indulgent. If you have previously been a guest at our wellness retreats in Victoria, you know that our breakfast and… continue reading »

what is yoga nidra

Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation

WHAT IS YOGA NIDRA? Yoga nidra is a form of guided meditation, also known as ‘yogic sleep’, which helps to create a deep sense of relaxation for your body and mind. There are plenty of benefits when practicing yoga nidra, and we believe it’s the perfect style of yoga when you are tired and don’t… continue reading »

still a busy mind

The easiest and most powerful tool to still a busy mind

A scattered mind can be overwhelming. Having too many ‘tabs’ open on your to-do list causes exhaustion, sadness and stress. Whether it’s the holiday season or you have a deadline at work, sometimes you just need a little breather to reset in order to continue your day with clarity and a sense of calm. The… continue reading »

skincare tips for selfcare

Skincare is Self-Care

Guest Blog by Katreena Sarmiento Your skincare routine should be something that brings you joy. While not everyone starts a regimen for aesthetic reasons, allowing yourself to devote time to a daily skin routine is the first step in better understanding how regular skincare may impact your wellbeing. A good skincare routine is a therapeutic… continue reading »

important to breathe correctly

The importance of breathing correctly

Did you know that most of us breathe incorrectly? Do you know how many breaths you take per minute? On average we take between 8,000 and 30,000 breaths per day. As breathing happens automatically we often don’t realise how essential it is for our health and wellbeing. You could say that Breathing is the New… continue reading »

3 Healthy Habits to Boost your Immune System

Feeling sluggish or low on energy? Lacking concentration or motivation? If only we could dedicate every last week of the month to a yoga retreat to reset and replenish.. In reality, we are lucky if we’re able to retreat once a year, and cultivating a well-balanced lifestyle with healthy habits that are sustainable is therefore… continue reading »

Morning ritual for more energy and clarity

Create more energy with this morning ritual

Do you reach for your phone the minute your alarm goes off – on your phone..? Do you instantly start scrolling, and check your emails and messages? I used to do that too. It’s safe to say I was exhausted before I even got out of bed. These days, I have a morning ritual that… continue reading »

yoga video for tight hips

Yoga flow for tight hips

Looking for a yoga flow that targets tight hips? Look no further! There is a reason why hip openers are the most requested poses in my yoga classes. You might not even realise you have tight hips unless you actually try and stretch them. Office workers in particular suffer from tight hips as prolonged sitting… continue reading »

Improve the quality of your sleep

How to improve the quality of your sleep

We all experience difficulties sleeping at some stage in our lives. Poor sleep quality can be the cause of stress, anxiety, irritability, lack of concentration, low energy, mood swings and might eventually lead to burnout. Considered that a restful night plays a massive role in regulating our physical and mental health, getting the right amount… continue reading »

Mindfulness and Meditation Guide

How I try and live more mindfully in Melbourne

Ever since founding Retreat Here, people often think my days consist of green juices, smoothie bowls, and hours of yoga and exercise. I get up at 6am, set my intention for the day, write in my gratitude journal, go for a run, meditate, have a turmeric latte while I catch up on some reading, and… continue reading »

3 healthy habits to boost immunity

Ten Benefits of Taking a Digital Detox

Did you know that most people check their smart phone every 15 minutes? And that Instagram was rated the worst social platform for its negative impact on our mental health? It’s a scary thought to think that we’re literally scrolling our lives and wellbeing away. At Retreat Here, we truly believe a change is needed…. continue reading »

The benefits of meditation

Easy meditation techniques for beginners

Have you ever finished a page in a book without truly absorbing its content? Or driven home without ‘knowing’ how you got there? Just as training your physical body through different activities and sports, you can also train your mind with these easy meditation techniques and tips for beginners. We spend a lot of time… continue reading »

Be Mindful

What you should do to improve your wellbeing

We believe taking a break is important to reboot your brain. Whether that’s a yoga class after work, a ten minute meditation or an exotic retreat overseas. Whereas a tropical escape is perfect to replenish your soul, taking care of your wellbeing at home is just as important. Resting when you need to and finding… continue reading »

Workplace Wellness Tips

5 ways to improve workplace wellness

FIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE WORKPLACE WELLNESS We’ve all heard the virtues of a good night’s sleep — you spend eight hours a day doing it, so surely it makes sense to ensure you get the best rest available. But there’s something else most of us are doing eight hours as day, five days a week:… continue reading »

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