DiveYogi – diving or snorkeling yoga holidays
Dates for 2015
Dates for 2016
Yoga and diving holidays worldwide
For those who love to dive and love yoga, or for those who only enjoy one of these activities, experience how yoga and diving perfectly compliment each other. Escape to sunny beaches, fascinating waters and a tranquil location for a special DiveYogi holiday.
Diving and yoga courses outline
The yoga diving course combines techniques of hatha yoga, asanas, pranayama & meditation with scuba and apnea (breath-hold) diving in a beautiful, natural environment. This approach brings us to incredible close encounters with nature and helps us feel stillness, relaxation and altered states of consciousness. For all, yoga and diving removes stress and encourages a freedom from thought. Diving helps you to experience breath and movement underwater as a form of meditation. When taught together, diving and yoga can open you up to different worlds, both inner and outer.
Wake up to an energising morning yoga class, followed by a delicious breakfast, the day is then yours for diving or snorkeling or relaxing on the beach. Depending on which DiveYogi holiday you choose lunch is also included. Before a well-earned dinner return for your evening yoga and meditation class to stretch and relax.
This yoga holiday brings you the possibility of an array of experiences with yoga, meditation, snorkeling the reef and scuba diving, sunbathing, massage and exploring your beautiful surroundings.
For more details or to make a reservation please contact us, we’d love to hear from you.
All levels are welcome from beginner to advanced. We have highly experienced teachers who can adapt to your individual ability. Whether it be Vinyasa Flow, Hatha, Ashtanga, Sivananda, Yin or others, all classes cover pranayama, asanas and meditation to help increase oxygen flow, balance, clarity and a promote a peaceful mind.
We have teamed up with first class dive schools with the best reputations, to deliver fantastic dive experiences. They provide great classes, equipment and safety measures.
The destinations we have chosen all offer a spectacular adventure for divers with an opportunity of swimming with a range of fascinating marine life.
Diving is at an extra cost and can all be arranged for you.
Our DiveYogi holidays are either half board or full board. There’s always a tasty breakfast and a delicious evening meal after your yoga classes, but you will need to check the specific venue page for what each holiday includes. The food is of exceptional quality using fresh local produce, and lots of healthy options.
Each venue is selected carefully with comfort, tranquility and proximity to the beach in mind. From boutique hotels to traditional lodges and colonial guest houses to royal tents on the beach, our accommodation varies at each venue to suit different budgets. They all offer unique character, a relaxed ambience, and beautiful surroundings for you to relax and unwind.
Massage and Holistic Treatments
These are available to book at an extra cost and the options will vary at each venue.
8.00 am – 9.30 am: Morning yoga class
9.30 am -10.30 am: Breakfast
10.30am – 5pm: The day is then free for you to dive or sunbathe or explore the local area
(Lunch may be included depending on the venue)
5.00pm – 6.30 pm: Evening yoga and meditation class
7.00pm – 8.00pm: Evening meal
Extra information on the benefits of yoga and diving
Yoga: means a unification (yoke) of body, mind, spirit
Diving: a submersion in the sea, underwater breathing
The Fusion: a way to feel a state of no-mind, a letting go of the mind and self, an experience of an altered state of consciousness through body and mind awareness
For a diver and free diver, the essential elements of yoga can significantly assist with your air consumption, as the breathing exercises fundamental in yoga are ideal for improving lung capacity and encouraging effective, steady breathing. Specific exercises can also help improve core stability of the lower back, which for a diver is of great benefit when carrying diving equipment. Core strength also helps with finning technique, stamina, general fitness and ultimately extending the length of time you are able to enjoy the underwater environment.
“The most amazing experience! The softness and tranquility of the desert and the beautiful Red Sea a few yards away, added a new dimension to my yoga practice. The Red Sea Diving Village was welcoming, spotlessly clean and set out just right. The food was plentiful and delicious and accommodation fun and well placed. I caught up with old friends, made some new ones and still had time for reading and contemplation.”
Please do contact us for more information on our dive yoga holidays, we’re looking forward to hearing from you soon.