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:

I teach yoga part time and am a mom of two toddlers full time. I love my life, but goodness do I need a break. My husband and I have been putting off our wedding ceremony for 4 years because life has gotten in the way. We haven't had a single night alone since our family has grown. I wouldn't change a thing about our lives now, but it would be so wonderful to remember what it's like to 'just be us.' Antrim

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.