Brother Fulfillment: The importance of laziness

What comes to mind when you hear the word “lazy”? For most of us, there is some connotation of neglecting our worldly duties while lounging in a slovenly pile, soft and directionless. Or at least, the term carries a negative weight in an era geared towards accomplishment and the glorification of “busy”. In the Zen Buddhist tradition as taught by Thich Nhat Hahn, laziness is not only valuable: it is a potent teacher... More..

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, out-of-shape people eating only celery and struggling to keep up with a fitness class. Neither sounds particularly appealing, right? So what is a fitness retreat really like... More..

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 outlook to devotion and spirituality. Growing up, Swami never understood the commonly accepted “Go to school – so you can get a job – so you can make money” approach to life. He could never fully... More..

Salica Shakti Center

Salica Geiger is a Salt Energy Healer who lives in Crete, Greece. In this article she shares more about Salt Energy Healing and the important time we transitioning into: The Golden Age. More..

Present Moment Retreats

Our charming, chic hotel and yoga retreat is located on a quiet, serene beach in Playa Troncones, thirty minutes up the coast from Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Restore in a gorgeous setting with wellness classes, yoga by the sea, meditation, qigong and dance classes. Rejuvenate with our offering of spa treatments and healing arts. Dine on mouth-watering, healthy gourmet cuisine. More..

Togat Nusa Retreat

Ringed by beautiful white sand beach, the twelve hectare island can be circumnavigated in just half an hour. Looking out over a turquoise lagoon at the front of the island, Scarecrows, a long left hand wave peels around the fringing coral reef. More..

Safari Surf in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Safari Surf School has been sharing its passion for surfing since its inception in 1999 and is still going strong! You will obviously be thrust into the Latin “culture” and introduced to the incredible spirit and vibe that is “Pura Vida”…which translates to “Pure Life”. More..

Soul & Surf in India and Sri-Lanka.

In 2009, Ed & Sofie Templeton gave up their jobs in Brighton, UK to set off on a round the world surf & yoga adventure. Since then we’ve gathered a bunch of like minded people from around the world to join us on this trip. Soul & Surf is the result. More..

Gekko Retreats

We reached Iva at her home in Bali where she shares the beauty of the island with retreat goers from around the world. Iva even generously divulges her favourite spot on this heaven on earth. More..

 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise and kind. But this wisdom, although always present, can be covered up. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom.