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Yoga Rocks in Guardian 25 best Yoga reteatsYoga Rocks in the Guardian

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Yoga trips can change lives but finding the right one may sap your core strength before you’ve even started. Our picks – from Goa to Greece via Yorkshire – will make your quest more relaxing.

In the best for sun section: Mediterranean meditation, Crete.

On a cliff on the island’s southern coast, where the sun shines almost continually from May to October, is Yoga Rocks. Swim, sunbathe or hang out in a hammock between classes and pick a teacher who feels right to you. Reema Datta, from 13-20 May, teaches a gentle style that incorporates yoga philosophy, chanting, meditation and her own music, while Sky Akasha Tobias in September runs a funky immersive retreat influenced by tai chi. Expect gigantic vegetarian buffets including cakes.