Gender and Retreats – what is your policy?

Do you have a policy about gender for your retreats? If you offer gender-only events, it’s important to consider whether you will accept men…

Helen Tomei

Advice on having a clear vision. Obstacle Bums in seats. One obstacle is how to get the word out to fill the retreats and make it successful as we…

The True Nature of Hatha Yoga

We held an interview with Yogrishi Vishvketu of Akhanda Yoga (based in Ottawa, Ontario and Rishikesh, India). This laughter-filled yogi provided some…

Rachel Fearnley

Advice on operating a retreat centre in an exotic location Obstacle I left England when I was quite young because living there wasn’t in…

Kiana Bloome

Advice on filling your retreats without spending your life glued to your computer Obstacle The advice you receive about filling your retreats often…

The Yoga of Technology

Modern yogis are neck-deep in a love/hate relationship with technology. The rise of Instagram yoga challenges, Facebook yoga madness, and even…

Elizabeth Monson

Advice on purchasing a building to turn into a retreat center Obstacle We purchased a building that was over 100 years old and zoned as a primary…

So You Want to Offer a Yoga Retreat?

I have yet to meet a yoga teacher who hasn’t at one point in their career expressed keen interest in leading some kind of yoga retreat. Be it big or…

Jean-Baptiste Belledent

Living into the world beyond your fears, and giving. Pearl of Wisdom This spiritual path helps me in all aspects of my personal work: it improves my…

Why Retreat?

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

To find peace and renewal while going through a huge change in my life. Empty nest and the end of a 27 year marriage all at once. Susan
 

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.