Yoga Retreat in Hua Hin, Thailand

Yoga has been used as a tool to rejuvenate the human body through the ages. Yoga Asana is able to give the best organic vigour to the entire body. The centuries-old Eastern practice can be performed at Aleenta Hua Hin Resort & Spa in Pranburi under the watchful instruction of our qualified master.

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Yoga Retreat in Hua Hin Thailand

Intro to Yoga Asanas

Although some people  tend to think of yoga as just another form of exercise, the truth is that it's far more than just a way to exercise and get yourself in better shape. While it is definitely capable of that, the real purpose of yoga is to unite your mind, body and soul and essentially become one with the universe. The primary path to this is through yoga asanas. Technically, a yoga asana can also be referred to as a yoga pose or posture. However, this is simplifying things and runs the risk of again making you think of an asana as an exercise.

What is a Yoga Asana?

The traditional definition of an asana referred specifically to any number of specific sitting postures. In these asanas, the purpose was to sit in a position that was both firm and relaxed. Although the term asana is now applied to standing postures and those performed while lying down, the goal of all yoga asanas is still the same.

Asanas are meant to promote improved mental, physical and spiritual health by placing the body in a position that allows you to better focus on concentration, relaxation and self-awareness. While it is true that these positions allow you to build up strength, get in better shape and overall improve your physical health, the purpose of an asana isn't the same as an exercise.

With yoga asanas, the goal is to have to put in effort in order to put your body in the specific asana position and then relax your body. Concentration and self-awareness is of the utmost importance, as the point is to stay relaxed while at the same time ensuring that you continue to focus on keeping your body in the correct posture and breathing properly.

Some yogis refer to asanas as focusing on balancing ease and effort. You put in the effort to achieve the position in the same way that you need to put in the effort to achieve your life's goals. However, you also need to remember to balance this effort with relaxation in order to ensure that you actually enjoy your achievements.

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Whereas other exercises focus on repeated movements or strenuous activity to help get you in better shape, yoga asanas allow you to get in shape by continually and gradually pushing your limits over time. Each time you put yourself into the asana position should require you to put in an effort, no matter how many times you've done it. This means you should focus on pushing yourself a little bit further and stretching more each time until you just pass the point where you're comfortable. As soon as you reach this point, you can then relax in order to balance out your effort. By pushing your body in this way, you'll quickly build up more mental and physical strength while also helping to open and expand your mind.

Eagle pose, warrior pose, camel pose and downward facing dog—there are a huge range of different yoga asanas, which can differ quite a bit depending on which particular school of yoga you practice. Nonetheless, all of them work on the same basic principle. By making sure to focus on your body and mind and balancing effort with relaxation, yoga asanas can quickly make you not only stronger physically, but also mentally and spiritually.

At Aleenta we believe that each individual is unique, each one has a story. Each guest’s needs, objectives are assessed upon arrival, through a personal consultation. Our experienced practitioner will then design a specific program to support your journey to living in balance during your resort retreat.

Yoga Retreat Resort

This boutique Hua Hin resort and spa features 25 unique residence, most with a private pool. Each suite is located within steps of the beach and offers commanding views of the stunning sunrise sea view of the Gulf of Thailand. Situated on the pristine and golden sand stretch of Pak Nampran Bay, Aleenta Hua Hin Resort & Spa is a  2.5 hour drive south of Bangkok.

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The main resort, located on the beach, features white-washed buildings with thatched roofs, amid swaying palms. The picturesque Resort Wing offers a variety of residence, suites and villas, steps away from the seashore and complete with private plunge pools. The Frangipani Wing accepts children of all ages, while the Aleenta Wing is adults only. Nearby, the whitewashed Chaba Villa, 2 to 4 Bedroom Villas are intimate hideaway with ocean views, another 4 Bedroom Villa shares a large living room and beautiful private garden.

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Aleenta Hua Hin Resort & Spa

183 Moo 4, Pak Nam Pran,
Pranburi, Hua Hin,
77220 Thailand

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Spent an incredible week at this magnificent resort earlier this month. What an amazing place to get away from it all. The villas are incredibly designed with comfort & spaciousness being the top priority. The hospitality by the entire team from the Resort Manager Matthias & Executive Chef Valero right on down to every staff member exceeded my expectations in every way. Thanks for taking such great care of us. I will definitely be back.
- by Paul C on 6/28/16. Stay date: Jun 2016 -
This was my first trip to Thailand and I was worried in case I had missed the boat on the Thailand of old. I should not have worried. This small, intimate and friendly five star resort is the most perfect position on a spectacular stretch of beach at Pak Nampran Bay. The emphasis on sustainability and doing things in a green and eco fashion makes you feel like you are also doing your bit. As a passionate foodie, I loved the fact that the menu is created from produce organically grown at the eco farm a few kilometres away. The menu tells you how far each dish has travelled to reach your table. One of my favorite moments was waking up to watch the sunrise from the comfort of my huge squishy bed, which overlooked the beach. Each afternoon, someone delivers a beautiful tray of fresh canapes to your room. You can even choose what time you would like to enjoy happy hour! It's rare to find a high end hotel with such a down to earth, friendly vibe and most importantly of all, a very clear and passionate social conscience. Please keep on doing what you are doing, please don't change. I'll be back and thank you for an unforgettable stay.
- by Rebecca Thomas on 8/11/16. Stay date: Aug 2016 -
My husband and I spent part of our honeymoon on your premises from December 5 to December 12, 2016. Our stay at Aleenta was absolutely fantastic and felt way too short! We enjoyed your kind hospitality, the extraordinary food, the facilities, the massages and the view we had from our room to the fullest. My husband and I are experienced travellers but we have hardly come across such friendliness, kindness and willingness as from you to make our holidays so special and unique. We will surely come back and already miss you a lot. Thank you so very much again!
- by Alexandra & Nils Michael on 1/9/17. Stay date: December 2016 -
An amazing experience! We were a large group for a wedding and it was such a nice experience. I actually ended up sleeping on hammock. The food was really good, and all the service was amazing.
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