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…

Prepping, Packing and Letting Go

Regardless of the destination, most yoga retreats start the same way. Someone hatches an idea and comes up with a plan, makes a reservation, sends in…

Ancient medicine for modern women

  Why are retreats for women so important? Naomi: There has always been a time when women have come together, to sit together with just other…

Waking Up Through Paralysis

Keith Mitchell is the posterboy for the next wave of yoga practitioners. Keith was an NFL linebacker until his career was cut short by an injury that…

Why go on retreat?

Lama Tsultrim Allione is very dedicated to the importance of the retreat, and we sat down with her over Skype to learn more about its importance. “I…

Advice for drinking ayahuasca for the first time

Javier Regueiro gives advice for drinking ayahuasca for the first time.   Javier Regueiro moved to Peru in 2004 to study Amazonian plant…

The Provocation of Retreat

Shame is uncomfortable. It’s a feeling loaded with slippery meaning and embarrassing feelings that we seem unable to articulate. Oftentimes, for a…

Why Retreat?

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

Having our beautiful baby boy 3 months ago gave me a new perspective and outlook moving forward. Liana
 

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.