Many Travel to Dominica for Yoga Retreats: "The exotic island of Dominica (www.dominica.dm) is heralded as a go-to spot by spiritual retreat enthusiasts and curious newcomers alike. The Caribbean island, adjacent to St. Lucia and Barbados, offers a balance of adventurous and relaxing activities. Dominica Web site marketing executive, Samantha Smith, relates that yoga retreats has been a big reason for vacationers to visit along with the many other attractions Dominica has to offer.
Yoga retreats has been a popular enterprise with spiritual enthusiasts for some time, but recently has gained 'mainstream' traction, and Dominica is known to be a great setting for a retreat. 'People seek yoga retreats for many reasons,' states Smith. 'Retreat activities taking place in Dominica involve yoga exercises, organic foods, natural hot springs, spas, and massages. People stumble upon our site and realize Dominica serves as host to these kinds of activities, and become more interested. The original date and geographical origin of retreats would probably be difficult to find, but in recent times, we have seen more people coming to the island for this exact reason.'"