How to choose a plant medicine center

As more and more people attune to the powerful healing work that is possible in relationship with the plant medicine Ayahuasca, seekers find…

How to choose the yoga retreat that’s right for you

Ready to breathe a little deeper, stretch out those tight shoulders and brush up on your Sanskrit? Attending a yoga retreat is more than just a…

What happens in an Ayahuasca ceremony?

Many modern seekers have had experience with psychedelics. Whether in a recreational party atmosphere, a more intentional exploratory manner, or…

An inside look at a fitness retreat: Evolve Retreat Co.

When you imagine a fitness retreat, what do you see? Likely one of two things: sweaty athletes doing sprints and drinking protein shakes, or,…

How do I know if I’m ready for yoga teacher training?

You love yoga – everything about it. How it has impacted your life, the people you’ve met through your practice, the deep calm it gives you.…

The creative spirituality of writing

I dream of writing a book… A really good book. Countless aspiring writers world-over have said this phrase, journaled its manifestation plea, and…

Diving deep at Yasodhara Ashram

For many people starting on their spiritual journey, concepts such as “consciousness” and “mind” often remain unexplored. How can we…

How do I prepare for my first Ayahuasca journey?

You feel the call of plant medicine. Madre Ayahuasca, for one reason or another, is to enter your life soon. You set the date. You bought your plane…

Devotion to the divine – thoughts from Swami Shivabhaktananda

Swami Shivabhaktananda, director of the Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Val Morin Quebec, allowed us the opportunity to gain some insight and clarity on his…

Why Retreat?

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

Rest and inner calm. Karen
 

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.