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Donation based Talalla Yoga & Wellness Zoom Classes

Here at Talalla Yoga and Talalla Wellness, we still want to share our retreat goodness with you all by offering our classes online via Zoom! These classes are all donation based, as just like our recent Instagram Live Retreats, for us it’s more about sharing our services and offerings to provide you support through the current isolation and travel ban period. So what’s on offer? Join our Talalla Yoga Manager Tye Fielding for her online Vinyasa Flow classes – where…

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Free Live Retreats with Talalla Yoga & Wellness

Our beautiful team here at Talalla Yoga & Wellness are bringing some of the magic of our Sri Lankan retreats to you at home!  Staring April 5th – Enjoy a different theme each week filled with a daily class, workshop or meditation + daily affirmations and writing exercises.  Plus you’ll receive access to our private Facebook group to stay connected with others and make special requests.  Because your Wellbeing is our priority 🙏  Join us live or access across 24…

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Mindful Practices during Self-Isolation

During these current transitional times that the majority of us have never even experienced before, we suddenly have found ourselves in a place of “self-isolation, lock-down, curfew, quarantine.” However we want to call it, for the health and safety of the entire world, we are now being asked to take some time out, so we can take the time to stay inside. This can be a challenging time for so many.. as our most recent day to day lives have…

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A Restorative Yoga Practice

With James ‘Fish’ Gill A restorative yoga practice aims to switch on our parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest response) and thereby override our sympathetic nervous system (flight, fight, freeze response), by using postures that fully support the body with props. In a restorative pose, we feel utterly held and balanced and comfortable, and we can hold these postures with total comfort for 5-10 minutes each. There should be no effort as we can find in a vinyasa practice and…

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Health & Safety advice – COVD-19

March 20, 2020 | Uncategorised

Talalla Retreat & Jasper House are taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. We have increased sanitation and implemented increased and continued disinfection of both hotels for your safety. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently and avoiding touching your face. For your safety, please see the following announcements: Use hand sanitizer when entering the restaurant, in Yoga Shalas and in Public AreasWhen possible, avoid visiting outside places where people are congregating in…

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Sothern Beaches,Talalla Retreat, Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Tourism Update – (COVID-19)

Here at Talalla Retreat we want to keep the communication strong for all of our guests, and future retreat guests with the current (COVID-19) situation expanding around the globe. As of the 12th March – there have been 2 cases of the CoronaVirus discovered in Sri Lanka: On 27 January, the first confirmed case of the virus was reported in Sri Lanka, a 44-year-old Chinese woman from Hubei Province in China; she was admitted to the National Institute of Infection…

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Meet our Wellness team

Here at Talalla Wellness, we believe our retreats are the epitome of a balanced & healthy holiday; taking a light-hearted and holistic approach to wellbeing, with a focus on mind, body, and soul. Our highly qualified international facilitators offer an array of wellness services with compassion, professionalism and care. We recently sat down with our Wellness Facilitator Mandy Francisty to chat a little about her background, her services on offer, and what well-being means to her… Tell us a little

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Ayurvedic medicine with talalla yoga

Explore Ayurvedic Medicine with Talalla Yoga

Meet Dr. Prabha Weeranayake – our Ayurvedic Doctor here at Talalla Yoga, offering Ayurvedic consultations and workshops during our “Alchemy of the Elements” Yoga Retreat.  Ayurveda is a system of healing that has been perfected for more than five thousand years. It is a strong tradition in Sri Lankan health care, based on a holistic approach to the body, using herbs and diet to support dis-ease. The word Ayurveda is a Sanskrit term meaning ‘Science of Life.’  Ayu means…

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Talalla Yoga Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates now available for Talalla Yoga & Wellness

Gift your family and friends an experience of a lifetime with one of our Talalla Yoga and Wellness Gift Certificates. Choose the amount you want to gift, we will create the certificate and they can put it towards any 4 or 6 night Yoga or Wellness Retreat for 2020. We can even arrange for the certificate to be given as a surprise if you wish! Health and Wellbeing is a priority offering for us and we are delighted to…

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Talalla Beach Clean Up program

Talalla Beach Clean Up

January 12, 2020 | Resort, Sri Lanka, travel, Uncategorised

At sunrise on Saturday the 4th of Jan, Talalla staff, guests and locals all gathered together, coconut in hand, to collect rubbish along our local beach. Today we are going to share that great experience of the Talalla Beach Clean up program. Starting the new year on a positive note, and with the intention to give back to this beautiful place we call home, it was a group effort that resulted in collecting over 20 large bags of rubbish. This…

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We’ll be donating our Yoga & Wellness class profits to support Australia

January 7, 2020 | Uncategorised

AUSTRALIA… you’re in our hearts and prayers 🙌🏻 🙌🏻 🙌🏻 Sending love and blessings to those who are currently being affected by the devastating fires across the country & support Australia. This week at Talalla Yoga and Wellness we will be donating ALL CLASS PROFITS to support the Rural Fire Service, families and animals in need.  Our love and gratitude go out to all the volunteers and firefighters risking their lives to protect this beautiful country.  How to join…

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2019 Highlights from Talalla Yoga

2019 Highlights from Talalla Yoga & Talalla Wellness

We can’t believe 2019 is already coming to an end, does anyone else feel like it was only a few months ago we were putting our 2019 intentions into action! So how was Talalla yoga in 2019? Wow… all we can say is that it has been an unbelievable year here at Talalla Yoga and Talalla Wellness. So many amazing retreat experiences, an abundance of beautiful guests who have not only learned so much from their time here on…

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What Talalla Yoga has to offer in 2020…

We are sooooooooo excited that 2020 is just around the corner, another decade done… it’s crazy how time is flying by! But that means we’re also getting closer to sharing some of our most exciting retreats and training Talalla Yoga offer 2020. We have been working hard and connecting with some fantastic teachers from around the world to offer you some unique experiences to dive deep into your practice, furthering your knowledge and understanding of Yoga. Listed below are…

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Boxilates

Everything you need to know about Boxilates

Ever heard the term… BOXILATES? This fantastic cardio workout is the perfect fusion between Boxing & Mat Pilates – or what we like to call Pilates with Attitude… In 50 minutes you’ll feel absolutely transformed.  In an interval-style workout of two rounds of fitness boxing, you’ll target a specific area of the body on the Pilates mat…  Think core, booty, arms, legs, and back.  Perfect for all fitness levels, and with various modifications to ensure you’re getting the most…

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The many benefits of “Reiki Energy Healing” & what’s on offer at Talalla Retreat.

You may have heard of the traditional Japanese Energy Therapy “Reiki” – but what exactly is “Reiki” and what’s involved during a session? Reiki combines the Japanese and Chinese characters of “rei” (spiritual or supernatural) and “ki” (vital energy)… therefore; “Reiki is the life energy that flows through all living things.” It is a great tool for stress reduction and relaxation. Many people use Reiki for wellness; all though it is not a cure for a disease or illness, it…

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Talalla retreat cookery classes

What do our Talalla “Featured Retreats” have to offer?

Along with our in-house Talalla Yoga and Wellness Retreats, we love to get creative and offer further variety by sharing our monthly “Featured Retreats” where we partner up with guest facilitators from around the world to broaden your retreat experience even further. Offering trainings in Reiki, Qigong, Self-Healing, Wim Hof, Digital Marketing, Surf Photography, NLP & Self-love retreats, plus much more. Combine this with our professional classes and services that Talalla Yoga and Wellness already have to offer to bring you an authentic and…

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Why Yoga Teacher Trainings offer you so much than the physical practice..

From our experience here at Talalla Yoga, we know that your Yoga Teacher Training will change your life. There is nothing quite like going through the experience of a yoga teacher training, and the people who you will share the experience with will forever hold a special place in your heart. You will understand each other in a very unique way at the end of your course, and there is a good chance that you will make friendships that last…

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How do you feel about travelling to Sri Lanka now? Talalla Wellness helps to answer your questions.

Here at Talalla Wellness, we recently asked you all if you have any questions or concerns about travelling to Sri Lanka after the recent events from April. As some of you may of heard, there were some unfortunate bombings angled towards the Christian religion on April 21st (Easter Sunday), in the city and surrounding areas of Colombo and Negombo – about 3 hours away from Talalla Retreat. Our Talalla Wellness staff have been on-ground throughout the whole experience, so we…

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Talalla Yoga & Wellness 2020 dates

With half the year almost over already, (where does the time go) we are excited to announce our 2020 Talalla Yoga and Talalla Wellness Retreat dates, meaning it’s time to book your next holiday! Our Retreats are the epitome of a balanced, healthy holiday; taking a light hearted and holistic approach to wellbeing, with a focus on mind, body and soul.  Relax, Renew, Revive and Restore in 2020 in tropical Sri Lanka. Our 7 day retreats start every Sunday…

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Monsoon season? What monsoon season?

June 18, 2019 | Uncategorised

There are two words that strike fear into the heart of any traveller making their way to the tropics. Monsoon season.  The mere whisper of the words makes the uneasy adventurer shudder and scramble for their laptop, checking any and all information available. Google is quickly bombarded with “when is monsoon season”, “how much rain does Sri Lanka get” and “are the waves still ok”… So, you heard it here first, forget about the monsoon season.  At Talalla Retreat, we’re…

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Weekend Escape with Talalla Yoga & Wellness

Spend your weekend in tropical paradise with Talalla Yoga & Wellness with our 2 x night Yoga & Fitness Retreats, South Coast Sri Lanka. For those of you already residing in Sri Lanka, perhaps travelling through or from one of our neighbouring countries and looking for a quick getaway, we would love to welcome you here. Flights are cheap and the weather is warm, and we’ll have a fresh coconut waiting on your arrival 😉 2 Night Yoga OR Fitness…

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Join our Photography, Surf & Yoga Retreat With International Surf Photographer Cait Miers and Andy of “No Shoes No Worries”

“We just wanted something that spoke to people who have a love for surfing, yoga, a sense of creativity whether it be in writing, photography, videography, blogging, vlogging, or a combination of all the above.” – Andy Kovsvun of No Shoes No Worries So, Why Are We Doing This? After meeting with the divine Andy of popular Travel blog “No Shoes No Worries” after her last trip to Sri Lanka, we got to talking and we both agreed she had…

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Puppies in Talalla South Sri Lanka

We Care

If you’ve been to any destination in Asia, you’re sure to find tired looking street dogs roaming. It’s a terrible thing to witness and something that will pull on the heartstrings of even the toughest humans. Volunteering your time with a local charity is just one of the ways to combat the problem. Tired? Not me… Just happy. Sri Lanka is no different, you’ll find these pooches in the shade during the mid day sun, basking and energy less from…

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2 For 1 Yoga & Wellness Retreats

Bring a FRIEND FOR FREE on any of our in-house 5 – 7 day Talalla Yoga and Wellness retreats (excluding Featured Retreats). Grow your tribe, connect with like-minded souls through our personalised Yoga and Wellness programs, and immerse yourself in the tropical vibes of Sri Lanka. To book in, please send us an email with your requested dates and room options: [email protected] You can see all our available dates for June, July, and August via our website below: ** Pay your deposit by…

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Travel tips for wifi in Sri Lankan paradise.

Tropical paradise, surrounded by palms, calming yourself with the sound of the indian ocean. What could be better? A few travel tips perhaps? Sri Lanka, arguably one of the worlds tropical paradises that remains for the most part still untouched by western tourism. Tropical holidays, boutique retreats, a paradise that caters for every and all people. Yoga, Surf, Meditation, the place we call home has everything to offer for those looking to seek it.  With technology advancing daily, Wifi seems…

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5 essentials for an eco friendly travellers backpack.

March 14, 2019 | Did You Know?, Resort, Sri Lanka, travel

Sometimes all it takes is a little thought, that little thought will grow and become part of your everyday life.   When it takes a hold, the conscious decisions you make to help mother earth will make her and you feel good. In a world where everything is accessible, a click and a little patience means you can have whatever you want in your lap in no time at all. For those who are on the road, or for those…

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What is Poya Day?

February 22, 2019 | Did You Know?, Sri Lanka

Poya is the name given in Sri Lanka to the Lunar monthly Buddhist holiday of Uposatha. Poya occurs every full moon, every 29.5 days. Each Poya day is recognised by its own name. There are 13 to 14 Poya days per year. When there is more than one Poya day per month, these are called ‘Adhi’ (extra in English.) Feb 19th 2019 is Navam Poya, celebrating when the first ever Buddhist Council Meeting (Sangayanawa) took place! Every Poya Day is…

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We are welcoming Mountain Beach Fitness to Talalla in May!

February 11, 2019 | Resort, Sri Lanka, Wellness, Yoga

We cannot wait to have the legends from Mountain Beach Fitness here in Sri Lanka! From high altitude training in Verbier to beach pilates in Sardinia, Mountain Beach Fitness have experience in getting people moving all around the world. We cannot wait to have the team here in May, where they will be running a retreat! Mountain Beach Fitness believe that natural movements in a natural environment will be guaranteed to boost your mental health as well as your physical…

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Go Green: Our Eco-friendly efforts to maintain the beauty that is Talalla!

February 6, 2019 | Did You Know?, Resort, Sri Lanka, travel

It is so important for us to be able to protect our little oasis that is Talalla Retreat! Over the years we have been implementing more and more projects that support our sustainability mission. Read on to find out about our eco-friendly efforts! It is so important for us to be able to protect our little oasis that is Talalla Retreat! Over the years we have been implementing more and more projects that support our sustainability mission. Read on to…

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We Care – One vet, 3 million street dogs

February 6, 2020 | Uncategorised

UK vet Dr Janey Lowes was backpacking around Sri Lanka in May 2014 when she noticed the plight of the local street dogs. There are approximately three million street dogs on the island, and while the dogs themselves aren’t an issue – they often have a human guardian who feeds them – the fact that they don’t have access to veterinary care is. Every year, there are an estimated 26,000 road traffic accidents involving street dogs. Thousands also fall ill…

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Instagram Competition Time!

January 26, 2020 | Uncategorised

We want to help you keep your New Year Resolutions!  Was Health, Wellbeing, Holidays or Travel on your list this year? To celebrate the start of a healthy and happy new year we are offering you and a friend a chance to win a four-night all-inclusive stay with us at Talalla retreat. Join our Instagram Competition & enjoy the following services. Includes: 4 x night stay in one of our Deluxe rooms Buffet breakfast and dinner daily  Daily yoga class…

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