Ready for a simple, joyous and stress-free Christmas?! Here’s your Christmas Wellness Guide from our retreat team.
We don’t need to tell you that this time of the year can be busy, hectic, stressful and at times, overwhelming. What should be a joyous and fun time of the year is often overshadowed by the amount of things that need to be done and of course, the pressure we place on ourselves as women for everything to be absolutely perfect.
It’s very hard to enjoy the holiday season when you’re not present in the moment. When you’re looking ahead at things that need organising or looking back over things you wish you had done differently, there is no chance to enjoy all the goodness and cheer that this time of the year offers us.
We’ve gone through our latest blogs, recipes and videos to compile all of the top tips and ideas we can find to support you this Christmas and ensure you have a holiday filled with joy, relaxation and peace. Say farewell to stress and breeze through a healthy holiday season that leaves you feeling thoroughly content.
Check out the links below for our Christmas wellness guide that’s filled with plenty of inspiration for you.
Festive-Inspired Spa Cuisine Recipes
In this blog we shared with you some of our favourite festive recipes that are perfect to grace your Christmas table. These are especially handy if you have any guests that may require plant-based and/or gluten free cuisine. From salads to main dishes to a vibrant tropical desserts.
A healthy twist on cocktails
Love the idea of a fancy tasty drink, but without the hangover?! We’ve revamped some of our favourite festive cocktails without the booze to offer an alcohol free version that are still delicious and eye-catching. You won’t even notice you’re missing the alcohol and these will likely offer more festive cheer than their traditional versions!
The gift of presence
If you’re still losing sleep over Christmas gift shopping, this blog will remind you about what really matters at Christmas time. The flashy gifts will likely be forgotten in a month or so, but the memories we make and the joy we gain from truly being present with the people we love is priceless and lasts forever. Take a read of this blog and feel inspired to focus on the real meaning of Christmas and not the stocking stuffers.
5 Simple Ways to De-stress
If you’re still feeling a touch of anxiety around this time of the year, firstly, you’re not alone, and secondly, there are some easy ways you can support yourself to reclaim a sense of peace and balance. In this blog we’re sharing our 5 favourite ways to lower stress especially around the holiday season. These aren’t time consuming and can be done by anyone, anywhere! Check them out here and get ready for a more zen-filled Christmas.
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5 Best Yoga Poses for Digestion
Even if you plan the healthiest Christmas feast, the holiday season can still take a bit of a toll on our digestion! Eating different foods, eating at different times and perhaps, maybe over indulging a little- it can throw our system out of whack. Rather than feel guilt or remorse though (it is Christmas time after all!), roll out your yoga mat and support your body with these simple poses. They’ll have you feeling lighter and brighter in no time.
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Twisty Flow with Frankie
Talking about digestion, twists are one of the best ways to support our digestive system. This 45 minute twisty flow with Frankie is a beautiful way to unwind, relax and release. This doesn’t just mean on a physical level either. Twists can help us to release unwanted or stagnant emotions too. This might be a class you would like to slot into your diary over the holiday period – take these 45 minutes just for you to support your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
Twisty Flow with Frankie- Press Play!
7 Minute sweat session with Lucy!
High intensity exercise can also be a great stress-buster! If you only have a few moments free over the Christmas break, press play on this short and sweaty class with Lucy. Its guaranteed to get your heart level up and put a smile on your face! If you’re looking for a little energy boost, rather than taking a nap, see the difference a short burst of cardio can do for your energy and mood levels!
Eye of the Hurricane meditation with Frankie
This is such a perfect meditation for the holiday season. No matter what you have whirling around you right now, this meditation will help you come back to that still, quiet place within you. If you feel like you need a few moments to ground down and recenter, this meditation is the perfect tool for you.
Find stillness- press play here!
Rather a Christmas Retreat than a Christmas Wellness Guide?!
If you’d rather be led through beautiful morning yoga classes, be dished up delicious retreat cuisine meals, spend your days indulging in relaxing spa treatments or adventures around Bali, and take a week simply to yourself this festive season to follow your own bliss, join us for a Luxury Wellness Retreat. We still have spaces available over December and January with special offers available for last minute bookings.
Simply contact us here and together we will start planning your dream wellness escape.
Your Escape Haven Bali Retreat offers a luxury wellness experience for body, mind and soul
We invite you to experience our award-winning Bali retreat. If it’s time to fill up your cup and reconnect with yourself on a deeper level, we’d love to help you rejuvenate, unwind, reawaken and experience the very best of Bali. Dive into transformational yoga and meditation classes, exhilarating surf lessons in the warm waters of Bali, fun fitness classes and restorative healing sessions. How much or little you do is all up to you.
Take a look at our wellbeing retreat packages and luxury Bali retreat accommodation options. We’d love to hear from you and help you plan your memorable and transformative retreat in paradise.