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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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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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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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