Yoga and wellbeing is a small but growing pastime on Tobago, and options range from full yoga retreat vacations, to drop-in classes for those who just want to try it out. Several highly qualified instructors now work at several locations across the island, offering yoga, tai chi and meditation workshops as well as yoga massage and other similar treatments
The elegant, thatched ajoupa in the tropical gardens of Kariwak Village
, in Crown Point, is one of the most tranquil settings for a yoga or tai chi class. Meditation, poetry readings and other gatherings also take place here. Yoga sessions run once or twice daily; morning sessions are free for guests. Kariwak, which calls itself as a holistic haven, also has therapy rooms offering a range of massages, including Thai yoga, hot stones, aromatherapy, shiatsu and deep tissue. Both the classes and therapy rooms are also open to non-guests.
also hosts some morning yoga and meditation sessions on the lower restaurant deck – overlooking the beautiful bay.
Moonlight Mountain Retreat
, a traditional Caribbean-style gingerbread house in gardens overlooking Scarborough, runs full yoga retreats
, with sunrise yoga, breathing and meditation classes, massage therapies and art classes. Drop in classes and massages are available for all guests.