Tips on creating a global retreat business: Christina Thomas

I reached out to Christina Thomas because I was impressed by her track record of running well-loved retreats all over the world, especially in locations that aren't on the map yet for many retreats-goers. She strikes me as a pioneer, and I love her insights into where things are headed and what's required to succeed in this business... More..

Finding the Richness of Mayan Culture on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

In Western Guatemala, small pueblos hug the green slopes of volcanic mountainsides. They each look out over the gorgeous crater lake, the very source of what keeps the villages alive: Lago Atitlan. The landscape keeps these places remote as many of them accessible only by boat. This geographical aspect has meant the preservation of something very precious in today’s quickly advancing world... More..

Vacation or retreat: what’s the difference? Yoga Retreats & Co.

Would you rather go on vacation or retreat? Some may not think there is much of a distinction. They both entail going somewhere different, ostensibly for the purpose of “getting away” from one’s everyday life for a change of pace, scenery, maybe even cuisine. So what’s the difference?... 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.