Tag Archives: trekking

Water for weight loss!

When on one of our retreats we always reminding everyone of the importance of hydrating, especially during exercise. But often when at home and at work people tend to forget to drink water – Martin is not there to yell out “water break!” for starters. Since our bodies are around 70% it makes sense that [...]

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Your pace is perfect

I was inspired to write this post by a conversation I had with Alex Benasuli, who is currently with us on the island teaching yoga, when he last visited The Island Experience. We were talking about what he discovered the first time he came to the program – the value of learning how to find [...]

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Rice and beans baby!!

One of the best things about Brazil is discovering just how amazing rice and beans can taste. This Brazilian classic is a firm favorite with our guests and for good reason. Not only does it taste delicious (especially with Adriana’s mango salsa on the side) the combination of rice and beans provides a complete source [...]

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The Island Experience – Ilha Grande

Imagine starting your day with a morning yoga class in a beautiful glass walled studio overlooking the tranquil ocean. Then hiking in unspoiled rain forest trails, kayaking in quiet bays with warm emerald waters, snorkeling or just relaxing on a secluded tropical beach with fine white sand and palm trees. Back in the lodge, one [...]

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Our latest adventure; The Island Experience in Patagonia

Change is good for everyone and even those who live on a paradise island wonder what life is like out there in the wider world. That’s why for a couple of weeks each year the team from The Island Experience head for the mountains of Patagonia, to dip their toes in something different to the [...]

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First times

Hello friends! At last here we are with our very own blog and it feels great to be communicating with you in this new way. For anyone who hasn’t been to Ilha Grande to take part in The Island Experience, I’m Martin, officially known as the Program Director. To those who know me, I’m all [...]

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A Warm Welcome

Hey friends, thanks for taking the time to visit our blog! This space is our totem pole. A place where we will share our latest news, exciting ideas, wonderful recipes and pretty much anything that we think you’ll enjoy reading. We’ll update the page with something new as often as we can so that you [...]

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