Plant Medicines

(See also: shamanism, ayahuasca, and San Pedro.) Plant medicines are experiencing a surge of popularity in the West, particularly with respect to the indigenous healing traditions throughout South America which work with huachuma (also known San Pedro) and ayahuasca. These psychoactive substances can be seen as drugs, when viewed through a Western cultural lens. Yet these medicines have long-standing—and perhaps even ancient—uses as indispensable tools in indigenous healing traditions.

Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

This sounds like a dream! I am an education student and I have spent way too much time working all summer to pay for school. My boyfriend of 5 years is a government firefighter and has been away working most of the summer. His 30th Birthday and our 6th anniversary is coming up this winter, we would love to celebrate with a yoga retreat! We both love yoga but have barley had time to practice in the past few months. Keeping our fingers crossed! Jaimee and Dan
 

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We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.