What is an Ayahuasca retreat and how do I find the right one for me?

It’s time. You feel the call to begin your journey with plant medicines⁠—specifically, to sit in a traditional shamanic ceremony with…

Is Ayahuasca illegal? It’s not quite that simple

As you begin your search for the perfect place to embark on your first Ayahuasca journey, you find yourself wondering: Is Ayahuasca…

What is Ayahuasca?

All things Ayahuasca … for the newcomer A definitive guide to the Mother Vine’s purpose, effects, ceremony, dangers, benefits, side…

Valuing the traditional knowledge of Ayahuasca

This post was originally published on The World Ayahuasca Conference site, operated by ICEERS. The World Ayahuasca Conference will be a space…

The keys to creating intentional community: Salt Spring Centre of Yoga

Creating an intentional community around yoga, meditation, and spiritual teaching is an undertaking that many have tried – to varying degrees…

Jump quickly: Death, guidance, and rebirth: Rebirthing Breathwork International

When Elvi Orr was 27, she took a HUGE jump. And quickly. After attending a nine-day retreat in Virginia with Rebirthing Breathwork International,…

Retreats for Those Affected by Cancer: Harmony Hill

For cancer patients, it can seem like life becomes trips to the hospital, medication, and survival mode. For Pam Toal, reality changed dramatically…

Yoga of nature, yoga of consciousness: Samadhi Yoga Ashram

If you are sitting in front of a computer or reading this on your phone, chances are that a life of yoga and meditation in an ashram feels far removed…

Bringing pause: finding a healthy relationship with technology: Aryaloka Buddhist Center

It seems like everyone these days is fully immersed in technological living. Cell phones beep and buzz every other minute, you pay your bills online,…

Why Retreat?

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

Because I sometimes work up to 16 hours a day, and need time to stop and breathe. Mary
 

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.