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…

Messages from Mother Earth

Nature is the ultimate teacher, the ultimate guide, and the ultimate expression of truth. While human teachers are also part of nature (indeed, what…

4 Tips For Practicing Yoga While on a Retreat

There is nothing worse than going on retreat with the intention of enlightening your mind and body but instead returning with a strained back or…

Fierce Energy and the Buddhist Revolution

  Noah Levine is an American Buddhist teacher in the Theravadan tradition, he is also the author of Dharma Punx: A Memoir, and Against the…

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.