5 of the best adventure yoga retreats

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Yoga retreats are calming and relaxing but what if you want a bit of adventure to go with that relaxation? Well, these retreats have you covered...

Want to go on a relaxing yoga retreat but dread the quiet?

Why not try one of these yoga holidays with a difference, where you'll not only get to practice your poses but have the chance to explore your sense of adventure too.

From surfing to trekking, here's our best extreme yoga retreats.

Reclaim Your Self's Island adventure and Yoga in Cambodia


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The yoga holiday website, Reclaim Your Self is now offering a 10 day yoga retreat to Cambodia for guests to enjoy yoga classes with one of London's top teachers, cultural explorations in ancient temples, island adventures and delicious, healthy cooking.

Suitable for all yoga levels, spend the New Year celebrations practicing yoga, going on cultural adventures and mountain trekking.

Prices start at £1000 for six nights' accommodation, ReclaimYourSelf.com

Big Sky Yoga's horseback riding and Yoga in Montana


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Big Sky Yoga retreats combines horseback riding with yoga in the most breathtakingly awesome of locations near Yellowstone National Park.

For those who wish to release their inner cowgirl, this vinyasa and restorative yoga retreat will not only have you feeling relaxed but you'll also learn some horse whispering (probably).

Luxe Cowgirl Yoga Retreats from $1,995 for 3 nights, BigSkyYogaRetreats.com

Scuba diving and Yoga in Zanzibar


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Based in exotic Zanzibar, YogaRetreats combines diving and yoga in the most exotic of locations.

Whether you're a novice interested in learning to scuba dive or an advanced PADI diver, there is a session for you.

Stay at the Flame Tree Cottages with amazing reefs to explore.

You're sure to feel at your very best above water or below.

Price per person $1315 for 7 nights, YogaZanzibar.com

Fitscape's yoga and skiing in the Dolomites


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Ski all day, and then wind down with an early evening yoga class with Fitscape yoga.

Stay in 5 star hotel and retreat, Hotel Rosa Alpina, voted one of the best spa hotels by Conde Nast, where you'll be surrounded by the most epic scenery and a calming atmosphere to boot.

Dates to be confirmed for ski season so check back on the site. Fitscape.co.uk

Soul Surfer retreat in India


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Into surfing? Make your destination Kerala in Southern India where Surf&Soul combine surfing and yoga.

These retreats are designed for intermediate to advanced surfers only but there are more relaxing options if you're not keen on getting out on a board.

Designed to make you aware of your body, teach mindfulness for stress reduction and with plenty of healthy eats, this is the perfect relaxing combination.

Be one with the ocean...

Prices start at £575 for 7 days, www.surfandsoul.com

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