FIGURING OUT YOGA RETREAT AS WELLNESS DESTINATION

Authors

  • Ni Kadek Diah Purnamayanti Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Univeristas Pendidikan Ganesha
  • Hesteria Friska Armynia Subratha Department of Mdwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Univeristas Pendidikan Ganesha

Abstract

After covid 19 pandemic, bring a new mental pandemic that caused increasing wellness tourism market. People willing to travel searching for healing effect from physical, mental, and spiritual burn out. Yoga retreat become a wellknown product of wellness tourism. This study aims to explore health and wellbeing outcome of yoga retreat. This study is a narrative review on trusted data based Pubmed and Google Schoolar. Only research articles last in 5 years included. The study found 5 articles showed specific biomarker significantly in yoga retreat partisipants. The result show wellness destination with yoga retreat offering holistic service including: yoga class, organic diets, and natural environment attaraction. However, we found spesifik purpose of yoga tourist not only to experience yoga as selfcare but also yoga as part of their future professional life. We conclude that in future development yoga retreat as part of wellness tourism will congruence with medical tourism. This approach will be beneficial to implement sustainable future tourism based on environmental and social cultural diversity.

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2023-12-31

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