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  • St. Placid Priory and The Priory Spirituality Center – Lacey Washington Lacey Washington
    Ongoing
    We also offer day retreats which generally last from 9:00AM-5:00PM.  You will have a room to stay in and access to the Library, Center kitchen, and walking trails. Lunch is provided at no extra charge. You may wish to stay for dinner for an added fee. We invite you to register now, however we cannot guarantee that space will be available for your desired stay dates.  Someone from our office will…
  • Keziah Gibbons

    Keziah Gibbons
    Keziah Gibbons
    Your guide
    Private Accommodation in the Western Algarve – Barão de São Miguel Faro Portugal Barão de São Miguel Faro Portugal
    Ongoing package (31 days)
    A longer and more independent retreat, especially for writers and artists who crave inspiration and solitude. What's included* 4 weeks'+ accommodation* Weekly coaching session* Weekly meditation or relaxation session* Weekly healing/complimentary therapy* Creative journal* Local yoga classes* Weekly trip to a beautiful and significant spot in the Algarve* Settling-in session on arrival and…
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  • The Yoga Forest – San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala
    Ongoing
    Our Personal Retreats offer various accommodation options at a discounted weekly rate and offerings for you to dive into your own personal retreat experience. Enjoy off the grid living in a small community environment while taking the time to replenish and reconnect to yourself. Choose if you wish to keep it simple and enjoy the relaxing Daily Schedule, or dive deeper into Wellness by choosing the…
  • The Yoga Forest – San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala
    Ongoing
    Looking to disconnect and reconnect to your Self? Our Personal Retreats offer various accommodation options and offerings for you to dive into your own personal retreat experience. Enjoy off the grid living in a small community environment while taking the time to replenish and reconnect to yourself. Choose if you wish to keep it simple and enjoy the relaxing Daily Schedule, or dive deeper into…
  • The Yoga Forest – San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala
    Ongoing
    Custom Design your Ideal Retreat Experience! Choose from our many Wellness Services; Massage, Reiki, Breath work, Sound Healing, Personal Coaching, Private Yoga & Meditation and many other services. RENEW WELLNESS PACKAGE 90 min Massage 90 min Wellness Service or Adventure Activity (Climbing or SUP) Wellness Counseling Session 3 nights stay in Private Room or Cabin Three delicious meals per…
  • The Yoga Forest – San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala
    Ongoing
    Wellness Retreats Create your own custom wellness retreat experience with our Wellness Packages. Choose the Wellness Services you wish to experience, and connect with our wellness staff for peace and comfort. RESTORE WELLNESS PACKAGE 2 x 90 min Massage 2 x 60 min Wellness Service 2 x Adventure Activity (Climbing or SUP) 2 x Wellness Counseling Session 7 nights stay in Private Room or Cabin Three…
  • The Yoga Forest – San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala San Marcos La Laguna Sololá Department Guatemala
    Ongoing
    Create your own custom wellness retreat experience with our Wellness Packages. Choose the wellness services you wish to experience, and connect with our wellness staff for peace and comfort. REVIVE WELLNESS PACKAGE 90 min Massage 60 min Wellness Service Adventure Activity (Climbing or SUP) Wellness Counseling Session 5 nights stay in Private Room or Cabin Three delicious meals per day Daily…
  • Rye New Hampshire Rye New Hampshire
    Ongoing
    • meals
      3 Meals provided each day. Vegan, vegetarian, includes-meat, gluten-free options available
    • accommodation
      Private, shared rooms available
  • Francie Fishman

    Francie Fishman
    Francie Fishman
    Your guide
    Pure Flow Yoga – Koh Pha-Ngan Surat Thani Thailand Koh Pha-Ngan Surat Thani Thailand
    Ongoing package (7 days)
    – Relax. Unwind. Reconnect –Our Signature Pure Yoga Magic Retreat is ideal for both beginner and advance students alike to develop a strong foundation in the practices of Yoga on and off the mat. In exploring and practices the essence of Yoga, this experience will leave you feeling relaxed, fully present, de-stressed, and reconnected to your highest self.* Please note that…
  • Michelle

    Michelle
    Michelle
    Your guide
    Villa Sumaya – Sololá Department Guatemala Sololá Department Guatemala
    Jan 11 - 18, 2020 (8 days)
    Immerse yourself on the path of beauty at Lake Atitlan in the Mayan highlands of Guatemala for a week of yoga, creativity, community and culture! Clarify your vision, purpose and truth by tapping your creative flow and inspiring new growth. Sacred Lake Atitlan is a spectacular site for healing, learning and dreaming. Walking the path of beauty, we are ever grateful to the simple miracle of life…
  • Villa Maecenas – Balearic Islands Spain Balearic Islands Spain
    Jan 25 - Feb 1, 2020 (8 days)
    • transport
      Airport pick-up available (extra cost), Airport drop-off available (extra cost)
    • group
      10 People per group
    • accommodation
      Private, shared rooms available
  • Ioannis Sampsonidis

    Ioannis Sampsonidis
    Ioannis Sampsonidis
    Your guide
    Chania Greece Chania Greece
    Mar 15 - 30, 2020 (16 days)
    Thai Massage Training in a family-like setting:Υou will learn the basic routine of this wonderful healing art from Thailand. At the end of the program, for which you need no prior knowledge, you will be able to safely conduct a whole body Traditional Thai Massage. You will also be taught a special Qigong form, a special Yoga routine, and a Self-massage program, all tailored to the needs of a Thai…
  • Bilka Baloh

    Bilka Baloh
    Bilka Baloh
    Your guide
    Zgornje Gorje Radovljica Slovenia Zgornje Gorje Radovljica Slovenia
    Ongoing package (10 days)
    Inner Cleansing Journey offers fasting retreats for the people who need a detox from unhealthy eating habit and who wants to get rid of toxins from the body. Fasting is an old technique for healing the body and soul and it is the top priority at this retreat. We'll fast 4 days by drinking fresh organic juices, made from four types of vegetables; beetroot, carrot, parsley, and celery. Each…
  • Natural Instinct Healing –
    Dec 4 - 16, 2019 (13 days) See 1 more date
    Natural Instinct Healing are now offering our clients the “Rolls Royce” of fasting, detox, and healthy food experiences with our Total Transformation program in Bali. In our perfect world this is the program we'd love all our clients to join us for! Retreat Summary:  Our 12-night Total Transformation Retreat is a chance to ease into the fasting experience with a two day pre-fast alkaline…
  • Victor Klimoski

    Victor Klimoski
    Victor Klimoski
    Your guide
    Benedictine Center – Saint Paul Minnesota Saint Paul Minnesota
    Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2020 (3 days)
    British playwright, Brian Clark has said that the secret to developing a writing practice is, well, to write.  Simple enough.  But writers talk about the tension between their desire to write and finding time.  This retreat is a dramatic decision to immerse oneself in the lovely, complex , frustrating, and exhilarating practice of writing.  We provide a hospitable space at St. Paul’s…
  • Natural Instinct Healing –
    Dec 6 - 16, 2019 (11 days) See 5 more dates
    Our Simply Renew program focuses on detox and cleansing through fasting. Whilst you are fasting (abstinence from food), your body will be purged of long-term accumulated toxins and acid wastes which are affecting its ability to absorb nutrients and potentially adding to dis-ease in your body. As the toxic load reduces the functioning of every cell in your body is enhanced, which makes Simply…
  • Natural Instinct Healing –
    Dec 6 - 16, 2019 (11 days) See 4 more dates
    Our Feel aLIVE Super Food Cleanse has been carefully formulated to provide your body the right amount of vitamins and minerals to completely sustain it, whilst giving your digestive system a rest.  We have incorporated delicious super food and raw liquid meals to alkalise your body, eliminate toxins from your liver, kidneys and lymphatic system, reactivate your nutrient status and support the…
  • Victor Klimoski

    Victor Klimoski
    Victor Klimoski
    Your guide
    Benedictine Center – Saint Paul Minnesota Saint Paul Minnesota
    Ongoing package (3 days)
    Looking for a chance to spend time with your inner writer? This individualized retreat, guided by an experienced poet, provides space and support to explore ways of enriching your writing practice. Over the course of the 48 hours, you will have the opportunity to meet with writing coach Victor Klimoski to discuss your poems, the practice of writing poems, and ideas for deepening your development…
  • Sarah Scarborough

    Sarah Scarborough
    Sarah Scarborough
    Your guide
    EAT.PRAY.MOVE
    Feb 23 - 29, 2020 (7 days) See 1 more date
    RITUAL+RENEWAL - Join us on our newest itinerary of renewing yoga + self care, alongside the lessons of tea ceremony and how to foster and create your own daily ritual. RITUAL + RENEWAL Join us for a special week of deep renewal as we explore the power of ritual to bring us into the present moment and into the flow state. The ceremony of tea will guide the flow of each day’s activities, which…
  • Heather Sullivan

    Heather Sullivan
    Nancy Aronie

    Nancy Aronie
    Heather Sullivan +1
    Your guides
    Balanced Rock Foundation – Yosemite Valley California Yosemite Valley California
    Jun 5 - 7, 2020 (3 days)
    Nationally-acclaimed writer Nancy Aronie, and Heather Sullivan, local guide and Co-Founder of Balanced Rock, will facilitate the weekend by starting each day with nurturing yoga and meditation practices, sharing local Yosemite knowledge and stories on short day hikes and hosting our group amidst the inspiring Yosemite landscape which will hold our circle of writers. Nancy Aronie joined us 20 years…
  • Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center – Hendersonville North Carolina Hendersonville North Carolina
    Dec 5 - 8, 2019 (4 days) See 1 more date
    Creative practice is spiritual practice, and because there is a need for light in the world, creativity is generosity. Creatives of all types – artists, writers, singers, speakers – grapple at times with the human experience of fear, self-doubt and toxic levels of self-criticism. Mindful awareness allows us to see through delusions of self, let go of fearful self-doubt, to be present with what…
  • The Esalen Institute – Big Sur California Big Sur California
    Jun 28 - Jul 3, 2020 (6 days)
    Writers take over the entire Esalen campus during this annual workshop. A tradition begun by best-selling author Cheryl Strayed, Writers' Camp leaders Samantha Dunn and Pam Houston bring together nationally known authors and participants at all levels of writing expertise, who together create a supportive, creative, informative and inspiring week that's designed to ignite — and re-ignite —…
  • Victor Klimoski

    Victor Klimoski
    Victor Klimoski
    Your guide
    Benedictine Center – Saint Paul Minnesota Saint Paul Minnesota
    Mar 21, 2020 (1 day)
    This writing workshop is for those who want to recharge their writing practice, have a place to connect with other writers, and perhaps rediscover the deeper reasons they create art with their words. The daylong experience begins with a period of meditation and offers periods for writing, conversation, and thinking forward.  The model assumes we are all learners and teachers, bringing our gifts…

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To drop deep into the practices and connect with my true nature... Alison
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

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.