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Slovenia: A Vacation into Wellness in Nature

Sunday, May 13, 2018
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EIGHT WAYS TO FALL BACK IN LOVE WITH NATURE IN SLOVENIA

Slovenia Tourist Board (STB) has launched a ‘Breath of Fresh Air’ summer promotion which highlights the enticing nature and places for relaxation all over the country for travelers looking for a relaxing and rejuvenating summer holiday with families and friends.

Escape to the embrace of nature, hear the birds singing and the wind whistle, and find new energy and strength within yourself. The sounds of nature will put your mind at ease and help you reconnect with yourself. The stunning nature of Slovenia has countless hidden spots where you can meditate or practice relaxation techniques such as yoga. There are many yoga instructors and personal trainers in Slovenia, so you can be sure to find the right one for you. STB listed eight (8) of the country’s top destination for a relaxing holiday experience.

Relax at the coast

The sound of sea waves and the smell of salt will relax you, fill you with new energy and help you find your inner balance. Breathe in the fresh Mediterranean air, control your breathing and thoughts, and overcome all obstacles on your path to inner satisfaction to feel a surge of new energy at the Lifeclass Portorož spa

 

A harmony of sounds

Did you know that sounds create vibrations that positively influence our bodies? Try out the sounds baths and treatments at Terme Olimia. Learn the secret to youthful vitality and life energy by doing Tibetan exercises or meridian tapping to achieve a release of emotional turbulence.

 

 The healing energy of the Alpine gem

The pleasant atmosphere and the power of the lake springs at Bled have long been attracting seekers of inner harmony. One of the first to appreciate the value and benefits of Bled’s natural gifts was the Swiss naturopath Arnold Rikli in the middle of the 19th century. Today, you can find inner satisfaction and general well-being by meditating and doing yoga in various locations by the lake and in its surroundings.

 

Unwind in Logarska Dolina

Focus on yourself in the mountain paradise of Logarska Dolina. Fresh Alpine air, the smell of lush green pastures and forests, and meditation and yoga in the embrace of stunning nature will help you free yourself of everyday worry and fill you with fresh energy.

 

Meditate 2,200 metres above sea level

Yearning to leave the bustle behind? Take the gondola up to Kanin. You’ll have a stunning view of the Soča Valley and the surrounding peaks, on a clear day extending all the way to the Adriatic Sea. In the Alpine atmosphere, you can focus on yourself, meditate or join a summer yoga class

 

Lakeside yoga

The amazing Alpine landscape and the largest Slovenian natural lake in the heart of Triglav National Park is a fantastic spot to rebalance your body and spirit. Lakeside yoga by Lake Bohinj will lay down a path to vitality, harmony and tension reduction

 

Soothe your mind and body in Pomurje

Enjoy a relaxing yoga experience and holistic gong baths in the pristine nature of Pomurje. Led by experienced instructors, you’ll be able to relax and compose your thoughts. The experience is also great for children, as they will learn about their bodies and ancient instruments in a fun way.

Alpine yoga in the Upper Sava Valley

After you have finished your winter or summer activities in Kranjska Gora, why not relax your body and mind with Alpine yoga? In the winter you can join a group right next to the ski slopes, while in the summer you can practise your breathing techniques while enjoying the breathtaking view of the Martuljek mountain chain.

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  1. Ryan Biddulph says:

    Amazing, amazing snapshots. The top photo? Fabulous. Perfect symmetry in the shot. Slovenia looks gorgeous but even more than that, I dig how one can keep fit there. Ditto for here in New Zealand. The place lends itself to wellness.

    Ryan

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