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16 BEST YOGA ESCAPES

Source: PICTURED HERE: Locanda del Gallo, Gubbio, Italy

Locanda del Gallo

GUBBIO, ITALY

This charming, 10-room bed and breakfast is set in a remote part of the northern Umbria hills in a 12th-century mansion. With its sprawling lawns bordered by lavender and rosemary, a saltwater infinity pool and hot tub, and an organic garden that provides much of the food served on the property, there’s a good chance you’ll want to move in permanently. locandadelgallo.it

“Locanda is remote, stunningly beautiful, deeply restful, and has the most glorious food and accommodations. Plus, there’s a gorgeous asana room with props!”
—Gina Caputo, founder of the Colorado School of Yoga in Boulder, Colorado

SIVANANDA ASHRAM YOGA RETREAT

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS

Dedicated to a lineage of classical yoga that was introduced to the West by Swami Vishnudevananda, a disciple of Swami Sivananda, this retreat is part of an international organization of Sivananda ashrams and centers. The ashram, situated on the beach across the bay from Nassau on

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