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Yoga in the Canary Islands

Three impressive natural and national parks for practising yoga in Spain

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If you're looking to connect with nature, feel healthier and do some exercise, you already know the solution: yoga. There are many places in Spain where you can practise thevinyasa sequences your body needs the most. Discover three asanas, in three incredible locations, and recharge your energy:  

Adho mukha svanasana at the Los Volcanes Nature Reservein Lanzarote, on the Canary IslandsPractising the sun salutation with the “downward dog” position in the arid lands of Lanzarote, on the Canary Islands, will recharge your batteries without a doubt. The lava landscapes, where the volcanoes are the centre of attention of every kilometre of the island. They will capture your heart. The scenery in Lanzarote is very unique. You can also enjoy its red sandy beaches and turquoise waters.     

Yoga in the Canary Islands

Virabhadrasana in the Aigüestortes I Estany de Sant Maurici National Park, in CataloniaThe “warrior” position helps you to ground your energy and connect to the force of nature. What better place to do this than a landscape where, in winter, you can see a glacial lake that forms every year and, in summer, you can marvel at the green mountains and forests by lake San Mauricio. The perfect place for breathing in the fresh air of the Pyrenees.

Hiker in Aigüestortes National Park

Vrikshasana at La Breña y Marismas del Barbate Natural Park, in AndalusiaThe “tree” pose is perfect for finding some balance in your surroundings. La Breña y Marismas de Barbate Natural Park is one of the best places to do it. Where the sea meets the land in the form of cliffs, with infinite beaches or wetlands. These are perfect locations for exploring and practising yoga to feed your soul.

Woman practising yoga on the beach at sunset

Remember to always finish with savasana, so you can absorb all the benefits of your practice and relax.Namaste.

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