Celebrate 2018 with these New Year Yoga Retreats!

October 24, 2017
Sonja Bolger
4 min read

Do you want to start the New Year off right? New Year’s Day often has us thinking about our health, getting in shape and breaking bad habits. But why not really kick-start your next year right with a New Year’s Eve yoga retreat?!

We’ve pulled together New Year yoga retreats around the world that will have you celebrating in style, without the hangover or starting the new year off on the wrong foot. New Year’s Eve parties can be overrated, so why not do something different this year? These retreats will allow you to put your wellbeing first, and help you to be your best self as you head into 2018.

New Years Yoga Retreats

9 New Years Yoga Retreats around the world

New Year’s Eve Retreat to Central California – California, USA

Dec 29, 2017 – Jan 1, 2018

Ring in the New Year at this private retreat center in picturesque Central California. Join other yogis in having a peaceful start to the New Year, enhanced by daily yoga practice, vision boards, and setting your intentions for the year ahead.

Earth Body Activation: Retreat to Costa Rica – Costa Rica

Dec 27, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018

Discover the sacred connection between our bodies and the earth at this unique New Year retreat in Costa Rica. This 10-day retreat includes 5 days in the mountains, and 5 in the jungle by the beach, giving you plenty of opportunities to connect with nature at the intersection of the mountains, jungle, and the sea. You’ll practice yoga, meditation, and dance, and nourish yourself with delicious organic local food. What better way is there to start 2018?

Healing heARTS: A New Year Immersion – New Mexico, USA

Dec 31, 2017 – Jan 5, 2018

Celebrate New Year full of intention and then immerse yourself in spiritual and creative processes for the first week of 2018. Make the most of every day by catching the sunrise after early yoga practice, spending the day exploring different creative processes and practicing restorative yoga before watching the sunrise and sharing a local dinner with your fellow retreat attendees.

Heart Wide Open: A New Year’s Cacao Retreat – Costa Rica

Dec 30, 2017 – Jan 4, 2018

This retreat on a permaculture farm in the rural mountains of Costa Rica is the perfect place to reflect on the past year and create your intentions for the next. Explore your inner world and release old patterns through ceremonies and ancient wisdom practices. Ring in the New Year with a powerful fire ceremony on New Year’s Eve and allow yourself to reconnect with the magic of everyday life.

“Ring in the New Year 2018” – Hawaii, USA

Dec 28, 2017 – Jan 3, 2018

Ring in the New Year at this adventurous retreat on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. There are daily yoga and meditation sessions, and adventurous activities on offer while you stay at this retreat center surrounded by mountains and just steps from a white sand beach that welcomes amazing sunrises every morning. Put your health and wellbeing first at this “dry” retreat center, and learn about the history of one of the most sacred parts of Hawaii.

Yoga & Fitness New Year’s Retreat – Koh Samui, Thailand

Dec 29, 2017 – Jan 5, 2018

Make new friends, unplug, and set yourself up for the year ahead at this New Year yoga retreat in Thailand. Clear out the stress of the holidays and start the year on one of the world’s most beautiful islands, Koh Samui. Spend a week at a beautiful ocean-front resort taking part in yoga, adventure activities, and embracing relaxation. Make if your ideal vacation, with the added bonus of workshops that will educate you on fitness and nutrition, and inspire personal growth.

New Year’s Yoga Retreat – Hawaii, USA

Dec 26, 2017 – Jan 2, 2018

Make positive habits that you can take with you, not just resolutions, at this New Year yoga retreat in paradise. Take part in yoga practice on the beach, in the forest, and at caves and waterfalls. Concentrate on your wellbeing and inner peace, and discover the beauty of Kauai in Hawaii.

5th Annual Mexico New Year’s Yoga, Meditation, Wellness Beach Retreat – San Francisco, Mexico

Dec 27, 2017 – Jan 3, 2018

Gift yourself the opportunity to reset your wellbeing at this New Year yoga retreat in Mexico. You’ll receive the New Year with self-care, and deeper connections and awareness. Through movement and meditation, you’ll be able to let go of the tension and stress from this year and move forward into the next with clearer intentions. It’s the best time of year to visit this region and retreat center in the jungle, close to the beach.

Women’s New Year Yoga & Body Soul Movement Retreat in Italy – Ostuni, Italy

Dec 27, 2017 – Jan 3, 2018

Join a healing circle of women at this New Year yoga retreat in Italy, located amongst olive groves and 15 minutes drive from the sea. Let go of your burdens from this year and move into the next intention, clarity, and strength through the practice of yoga, meditation, dance, and improvisation. Embrace all aspects of yourself in a supportive environment, and move onto a more conscious, balanced path for 2018.

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