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…

Mindfulness: 5 studies that will blow your mind

The word “mindfulness” is all over the media. It’s a common prescription for just about whatever ails you by those in the wellness and…

For the spiritually curious: retreats at Creacon Wellness

Creacon Wellness Retreat specializes in services that balance and revitalize your entire being – spirit, mind and body. When you peruse the…

The science of what makes you happy: do these 4 things

It’s true: researchers have spent a lot of time (and funding) trying to determine what makes people happy. After all, how grand would it be if we…

Why Retreat?

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

So that I am rejuvenated to be the best I can be in my relationships - personal, work and in Society - offering and giving to be of benefit to others! Laura
 

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.