Yoga Journal

READY, SET, LEAD!

There’s something magical about getting away and unwinding. Whether you take a 24-hour flight to an exotic locale or opt for a staycation at your city’s hippest new hotel, nothing beats feeling refreshed and clear-minded after a few days of R&R. These days, retreats that combine that repose with tailored leadership trainings are helping to boost performance and personal growth at top companies like Fortune and Apple. But you don’t need to work for a huge corporation to brush up on your leadership skills in a fabulous setting. These four retreats prove that with a little yoga, mindfulness, and some specialized training—getting away can help you embody the leader within—at home and at work.

SOULSPEAK WELLNESS: WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT YOGA AND LEADERSHIP RETREAT

Ubud, Bali

You know that post–yoga class, connected, glowy feeling? And how sometimes we leave class, hop in our cars,

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Yoga Journal

Yoga Journal3 min read
Build a Strong Base
Within the past decade, many different styles of yoga and movement have influenced Irene Pappas’s practice and teaching. “I started with weightlifting, then found Rocket and Ashtanga yoga, and eventually added in gymnastics-style strength training an
Yoga Journal3 min read
Change is Messy Work
I first met cover model Nicole Cardoza in September 2016, at a Lululemon event. She was presenting on her innovative nonprofit Yoga Foster, which leverages tech-based platforms to help schools scale up their mindfulness programs (see page 24). I reme
Yoga Journal3 min readFood & Wine
Artful Eating
MAKES 4 SERVINGS ½ cup fresh lime juice9 tbsp olive oil, divided2 tbsp reduced-sodium tamari, soy sauce, or coconut aminos¼ cup packed fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnish¼ cup packed fresh mint, plus additional for garnish1 small shallot, thi