Creating a space for inclusivity: Seven Circles Retreat Center

What do you look for when searching for a space to go to a retreat? Some might say amenities, others might look for a majestic location, and some…

Creating a center of balance: Harmony Dawn

Balance seems to be elusive, no matter how hard we strive. We seek it with our work-life dynamic, our food choices, our sleep habits, our…

Finding healing after the military with plant medicine: Heroic Hearts Project

Retreat Guru has partnered up with an organization who is changing the lives of military veterans. The Heroic Hearts Project’s mission statement is…

Honoring sacred tradition: The Sentinel

Amidst the multiplying healing and medicinal opportunities in Western Canada stands a unique place: The Sentinel, located south of the small village…

Noya Rao: Journeying with the mystical Tree of Light – AYA Healing Retreats

In the Amazonian basin of Peru lives a type of tree called Noya Rao. And there’s only three of them — as far as the Mahua Shipibo people know,…

Women’s Quest: One triathlete’s mission to empower women

Colleen Cannon, founder of Women’s Quest, was a competitive triathlete in her “former life”. On her way to becoming a world and national…

The importance of finding a teacher: Sravasti Abbey

In a time where people are confused by the pain and suffering they see around them mixed with their own suffering and confusion, many are seeking…

Buddhism in the modern era: Sakya Losal Choe Dzong

Meeting Buddhism in the modern era can seem a bit… confusing. Each tradition has its own appearances, rituals and emphasis, creating very different…

The bigger your faith, the bigger your life: Blue Osa

“The bigger your faith, the bigger your life.” Yogi Aaron lives by this mantra, his personal application of the yogic teaching of Shraddha. His…

Why Retreat?

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

To drop deep into the practices and connect with my true nature... Alison
 

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.