Tambo Ilusion – retreats & conservation: an excellent pair

When you arrive at Tambo Ilusion, just outside of Tarapoto, Peru, you wouldn’t guess that 33 years ago, the land was totally deforested.  It had…

5 real reasons Peru is the best place for Ayahuasca

A simple maloka, or jungle hut, in the forest outside of Iquitos, Peru. The sometimes-melodic, sometimes-primal songs of a curandero guiding you…

Mindful Fasting: with Emily Shaw

I have been guiding people through various liquid fasts for the last 5 years and I am still continually inspired and excited by the way people respond…

Ayahuasca and Mental Health: What do we really know?

Across the globe, seekers have been turning to Ayahuasca with a melange of intentions: personal growth, emotional trauma healing, spiritual…

The Franciscan Tradition: Chiara Center & San Damiano

If you have contemplated going on retreat at a monastery or abbey, you’ve likely heard of the Franciscan tradition or lineage. The name Francis of…

The Intersection of Business & Spirituality: Casa Shambala

Opening a healing retreat is no small feat. For most who find themselves on this path, the work comes from a deep soul calling and, in many cases, a…

Reality is Getting Psychedelic: An interview with La Familia Ayahuasca

“This is the first time in history, where because of what’s been going on politically, and also on the news/media, the question of reality, in…

Tantra: the path of sacred living

These days, people hear talk of ‘tantra’ and immediately jump to associate sacred sexuality, the Kama Sutra, and the famed carvings on temples in…

Preparing the mind for plant medicine

When considering how to prepare for an Ayahuasca ceremony, many people focus mainly on the physical body: eating properly, staying hydrated, avoiding…

Why Retreat?

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

To continue down this amazing path I am on ! Linsey
 

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.