6 Qualities for Living a Meaningful Life

Now that science is showing that meditation is valuable to our sense of well being, more and more people are beginning to practice it. Meditation can…

Building Bridges: Where Diverse Healing Traditions Meet

In the modern era of spiritual exploration, we have access to an incredible breadth of practices and paths. The internet, combined with international…

8 Tips for Your First Yoga Retreat

When the wheels touched down in Costa Rica for my first yoga retreat, let’s just say I suddenly realized that I had no clue what I was in for. I’d…

The Necessity of Fierceness

Fierceness is a necessary component for working with the self. When we sat down over Skype with Jerry Colonna, executive coach and Chair of the Board…

Sex and Spirit

What does tantra mean? In India, tantra is viewed as a more comprehensive system for spirituality, even going all the way to enlightenment –…

The Relevance of Retreat

The first article I ever wrote was a piece on travel for CosmoGirl magazine when I was 16. It was my opinion then that seeing how teenage girls lived…

Back to Basics: The Roots of Yoga

“If you take a tree and chop off its roots, then you don’t have a tree, do you?” -Prof. Subhas Tiwari If “Yoga” can be…

The Liberating Power of the Breath

What is breathwork? Could you spend a moment explaining this for someone who hasn’t encountered your work before? Sondra: Breathwork is a spiritual…

Three Steps To Becoming A Meditator

Meditation is like a mental fitness session and there are lots of similarities to a physical fitness session. As with physical training, it is…

Why Retreat?

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

Embodied realization. Kaycie
 

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.