stretch your money
Yoga retreats in destinations such as India and the Caribbean conjure visions of rest and repose amid verdant landscapes and sandy beaches. But they can also cost a fortune, adding stress instead of vanquishing it. Relax -- there are cheaper alternatives that offer as many amenities and programs, from intense daily yoga practice to group satsangs (chanting and meditation) to outdoor activities. Here are 10 noteworthy yoga centers and ranches with budget-friendly rates.