New Yoga Team

July 10, 2018 | Yoga

We are pleased to introduce the new managers for Yoga Classes here at Talalla, Tye and Jenna! You may have seen them before as they have worked at Talalla for over a year with Tye the senior Yoga teacher for the Surf Team and Jenna the manager of the Wellness team. Together, they bring over 8 years experience in the field of Yoga and Wellness, and are absolutely honoured and excited to share the Talalla Yoga vision and purpose with…

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Release Your Tight Hips

July 6, 2018 | Wellness

Do you have tight hips? Our Wellness Manager Jenna does as a result of many  years of running and sport (and little stretching) plus an injury to her pelvis. Tight hips can result from poor movement and body function or patterning, a lack of mobility (such as sitting or being ‘static’ for long periods of time) and of course injury. Tight hamstrings and hip flexors can lead to lower back pain and bring the pelvis out of alignment. The hips…

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Talalla Retreat: A Place In Paradise

I had a chance to spend a few days at Talalla Retreat while traveling around my favourite country of Sri Lanka. It was such an inspiring visit and turned out that Talalla is more than a place to relax… Talalla retreat is located in the seaside village of Talalla. It is a beautiful resort with many different kinds of yoga shalas in their huge yard. They also have a swimming pool which is nice because Sri Lankan weather can get…

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Find Your Zen At Talalla Retreat This June

Talalla Retreat is an extremely special tucked away resort destination that is beautiful year-round. The monsoon season hasn’t dampened the bliss that can be achieved amongst the coconut trees and relaxing beach walks. We have just finished our first month of successful movie nights which run every Monday 7:45 pm in the pool shala. Our wonderful team of construction workers have completed the new reception area and our new restaurant bar is a stone’s throw away from serving drinks. We…

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Beetroot Curry

June 4, 2018 | Wellness

They say we eat with our eyes right? The humble yet vibrant beetroot’s deep pink colour makes this curry a standout at the dinner table. Beets are rich in fibre, vitamin C and also a unique source of betaine (a nutrient that helps protects cells, proteins, and enzymes from environmental stress). and retaining that unique beetroot flavour, this curry makes a stunning addition to a selection of curries.  This bright and colourful recipe is packed with plenty of flavour and…

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YOGA IN A NUTSHELL

Yoga is an ancient tradition that originated in India long ago. The reason why it has managed to survive until now is because its legacy was kept along with much of the wisdom of the ancient east that initially was passed on by oral tradition until it made it into a written form in what we call today sacred scriptures. The Sages of those times passed on their knowledge from their own experience for others to follow. People then adopted…

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Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

May 21, 2018 | Wellness

Being a common delicacy in the Indian subcontinent, there is no shortage of chicken curry recipes out there, but we guarantee our Head Chef Roshan’s Sri Lankan Chick Curry will top them all. A rustic and authentic quick Sri Lankan one-pot wonder, packed with tonnes of hot Asian spices and fragrant pandan leaves, PLUS it’s simple to modify for vegetarians. Sri Lankan Chicken Curry – 4 serves • Coconut oil for pan • Cinnamon stick (crushed) • 3-4 pandan leaves…

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Top 5 Reasons Why Taking a Yoga Retreat is Important

Yoga retreats are a fantastic option when you’re looking to take a holiday. Whether you love yoga or are new to it, resorts such as Talalla Retreat deliver yoga retreats that have a lot to offer. Yoga retreats are extremely relaxing and you have the opportunity to really let go and rejuvenate.  Through these experiences you will often get to understand the local area through the eyes of knowledgeable people that work at the retreat. It is an easy kind…

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Relax and Unwind at Talalla Retreat This May

The beaches have gone quiet this May as we close out the busy period of the year. They call this the low season, but really it should be called the ‘relaxing season’. Now is the perfect time to come over to Talalla Retreat for a recharging getaway. The beaches are empty, but they are just as beautiful and the sun is still shining. Our room rate drop is still active until the 31st of July so have a gander at…

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Talalla Surf Camp: A Rookie’s Journey To Stokedness

April 24, 2018 | Resort, Sri Lanka, Surfing, Yoga

By Phillip Krynski This is a story all about how my surfing got flipped turned upside down. No, this isn’t a tale about how I became prince of an affluent Los Angeles neighbourhood. If you’ve never watched ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’, not much will be making sense so far. This is a journey of a surfer who once upon a time was terrified of sharks, but with the help of Talalla Surf Camp has become a fully-stoked surfer.…

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