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December 2, 2017 | Yoga

My Talalla Memory– Melanie By Winnie Stubbs, Marketing Intern Meet Melanie: our Yoga Manager and possibly the most serenely graceful human you will ever have the good fortune of laying eyes on. When she’s not teaching classes or hosting retreats, she is most likely to be found in the ocean. On the eve of tomorrow’s full moon, Melanie shares one of her favourite Talalla memories; “One of my favorite Talalla memories was just about a year ago on the Full…

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November 23, 2017 | Yoga

Recharge & Renew Yoga Retreats By Winnie Stubbs, Marketing Intern As an integral part of the Talalla experience, we’re passionate believers in the power of Yoga; the mindset, the philosophy and the way it makes us feel. That’s why we invite all and any guests to join us in our Beach Shala for our daily classes– an energising Vinyasa practice in the morning and a Restorative sunset practice. For guests looking to really deepen their understanding of Yoga and develop their skills, Talalla Yoga offer…

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Birds Fly South for the Winter By Winnie Stubbs, Marketing Intern As the beaches of  Southern Sri Lanka come to life with surfers in search of the best wave and yogis in search of a soul-enhancing ocean-view practice, we share our news from this corner of paradise. Eco Efforts Last month, we launched an exciting eco project at Talalla Retreat. We are thrilled to partner with Australian company Compost Central, to establish a pioneering gardening compound: the first of its…

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March 17, 2014 | Yoga

Beautiful Bawa Sri Lanka’s most beloved architect, Geoffrey Bawa, had a home at Lununganga, near Bentota, and about 2 hours north of Talalla Retreat. The man who created “tropical modernism” certainly created a personal utopia here. Butterfly lakes open up onto acres of stepped grounds, with gates to nowhere interspersed in the undergrowth. This is the country estate of the artist, started in 1947, and the very location that led him to becoming an architect. Throughout his life, Mr Bawa…

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February 15, 2014 | Yoga

Posture of the week : High Skandasana High Skandasana A great posture for building strength in the knees and thighs… Reconnect with muladhara chakra (the root chakra) to feel grounded and strong! Great to incorporate into your practice around the full moon when the energy is scattered and the mind is busy. Make sure your knee is in line with your ankle your core is engages and your foundation is strong.…

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February 15, 2014 | Yoga

Posture of the week: Wild thing pose Wild Thing Pose “Camatkarasana” Opens the Chest, shoulders, throat, hips and hip flexors. A beautiful elegant and invigorating posture, when done correctly can strengthen the spine. It is important to move into and out of this posture slowly and with caution engage mula bandha and breath… Drink up the posture and feel the entire bodys reaction to this super yummy pose.…

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April 12, 2013 | Yoga

Experience our yoga shala’s magic Practicing yoga with nature…. Here at Talalla Retreat we are dedicated to our yoga practice. We have two separate outdoor yoga shala’s to maximize our capacity to practice. Both of our yoga pavilions are large spacious open air custom built studio’s , cooled by sea breezes and overlooks lush tropical grounds. The main Yoga Shala is one of the largest yoga spaces in Asia and was created to accommodate classes of up to 45 participants.…

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