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InsideOut Yoga hosts retreats in Spain

Susan Johnson of InsideOut Yoga in White Stone recently led two weeklong retreats in Spain for 29 yogis. The theme was “Peak Moments.”

The retreats took place at Can Vital, located in the heart of the Penedès Mountains, a wine-growing region outside Barcelona. Each week included yoga, meditation, mindfulness workshops, hiking and e-bike excursions, wine tastings, and traditional Spanish cuisine. Included in the trip were two nights in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter.

“All of IOY’s retreats are about elevating your spirit through experiences, practices and community,” said Johnson, who has been leading yoga retreats since 2010 and co-led this year’s retreat with Alli Crowell of Rise Yoga, Gettysburg. “Our focus in Spain was about recognizing that any moment could be a peak moment when you’re mindful enough to recognize it.”

“I don’t think I’ve ever experienced something like this in my life,” said Glenda Groome of Topping. “Everyone was so accepting and real. I’ve made lifelong fri...

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