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Stressed Out? BookRetreats.com Helps You Find Peace With a Wellness Retreat

Steve Mariotti | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Steve Mariotti

The sharing economy has many critics but one of the most interesting benefits it provides is the ability to quickly and easily connect with a good or service in a very individual way.

How 11 Days in India Taught Me About Magic, Meditation, and Mortality

Reena Nagrani | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel
Reena Nagrani

In January of this year, as a gift to myself, I attended a spiritual adventure throughout North India with my beloved friend and mentor. Having traveled to this spectacular land before, I knew the experience was going to be extraordinary, but I was quite unprepared for the depth of my inner journey.

Why You Need a Yoga Retreat (And Don't Even Know It)!

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

As a business owner in the yoga and wellness arena, I practice what I teach. Through meditation, yoga and Health Yoga Life coaching I find a quicker ...

7 Simple Steps to Create an At-Home Wellness Retreat

Brandy Oswald | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Brandy Oswald

Seven simple steps is all you need to have a blissful, relaxing weekend. Go ahead and enjoy your soul-soothing at-home wellness retreat!

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Greg Archer | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Greg Archer

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.

Must Have Accessories for a Yoga Getaway

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 08.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sucheta Rawal

Over 16 million Americans have practiced yoga or pilates in the last 12 months (source). Yoga studios are popping up in every neighborhood, and more t...

Pedicures And 9 Other Ways Yoga Stresses Me Out

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 07.25.2016 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

The world of yoga is not perfect, and, paradoxically, the very practice that lowers my stress level can cause it to soar. Nevertheless, I do love yoga and for me, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. When I encounter negative feelings and situations, I just breathe my way through.

What You Learn From 1,000 Days of Meditation

James Connor | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
James Connor

In 2009, I made the unusual decision to sell a company I had built for 14 years, donate nearly all the money and give away my possessions to undertake a three-year meditation retreat.

John Smrtic: Yogi, Vegan and Awesome

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Taraleigh Weathers

John Smrtic is one of my most amazing friends, and I have a lot of amazing friends. He took his passion for yoga and live music and made it into a suc...

Guatemala. Who Knew?

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

In images, majestic volcanoes rise from the edge of inky waters; the lake appears mysterious, haunting. The deepest lake in Central America, Atitlan had been described by friends as a vortex, a portal, the bellybutton of Mayan civilization.

Meet The People Behind The Programs That Are Helping The World Unplug And Recharge

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel

Feeling a little stressed out lately? You're not alone. Seventy-three percent of Americans report feeling stressed out at work, according to a 2013 s...

Yoga for Corporate Retreats

Lauren Coles | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Although experiencing a yoga class is a different experience from a trust exercise or a ropes course, it gives people a chance to get in touch with their individual strengths. In turn, this creates strength within the team.

The Only Yoga Retreats Worth Visiting, According to Expert Yogis

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

No matter where you choose, book any of these yoga retreats and you'll come back feeling zen, tan, and uh, bendy.

Put Your Cellphone in the Brown Paper Bag (I'll Keep Mine)

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Karen S. Exkorn

Sure, I put away my own cellphone while leading the sessions, but did I really buy into the concept of being off the grid for more than a few hours at a time? Recently, I was put to the test.

8 Awesome Wellness Retreats You Didn't Know About

Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel

Looking to get out of the daily hustle and bustle and finally take some “me” time, but don’t know where to start? Of course, you can begin ...

Going Home: Mother and Daughter on Retreat

Anne Biging | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Anne Biging

Here I was, on a retreat with my daughter, trying to grasp what just happened. I had lost my mother. Although it was expected for a long time, it is quite a big thing when it really happens. In that moment the world changes and things will never be the same.

Half Silence

Joe Hutcheson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Hutcheson

I slump to the side, leaning on my arm, looking down at the fringed edge of my yoga blanket and wondering if I've made a mistake. A yoga retreat at an ashram in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains sounded great.

8 Reasons to Make Your Next Vacation a Yoga Retreat

Ariston Anderson | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariston Anderson

With an upcoming film festival job looming in my schedule, I realized that it was as good a time as any my stress factor was just going up and up. So I decided to take a week of mental preparation in the form of a six-day retreat.

Luxury Without Electricity In Sri Lanka

Karin Badt | Posted 03.13.2013 | Travel
Karin Badt

What I most like about this retreat: the absolute cut-off from my urban lifestyle. To begin with, no electricity, but kerosene lanterns that line the maze of swept red-earth paths through the forest.

Jason Gilbert

The Next Big Game On Facebook Is All About ... Yoga?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

There is a new game on Facebook -- a real, actual game that you can play right now on your computer -- called "Yoga Retreat." In the game (which is re...

6 Awesome Wellness Retreats to Warm You Up This Winter (PHOTOS)

MindBodyGreen Travel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
MindBodyGreen Travel

We're well into November which means Thanksgiving is around the corner and cold weather is coming. For us here at MindBodyGreen Travel, this time of y...

Want to Build a Lifestyle Brand? Build a Lifestyle.

Jenni Avins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenni Avins

Why we don't see this more often with American designers, so keen on the ever-lucrative lifestyle brand. So why not build lifestyles?

Use Yoga To Help You Get Away -- Even If It's Only For An Hour

health.com | Sara Ivanhoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Far away from the stacks of bills and piles of laundry, you can shed your day-to-day worries and enter a place of peace. If you can't hop on a plane, ...

Mother India

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

I call India "Mother India" (as I think many people do) because it has the nurturing aspects of a mom.

My Spiritual Journey: In Which I Go To A Yoga Retreat

Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Verena von Pfetten

You will never guess where I am right now. I'm not even sure I believe it. I am on the 6:51 train heading back to NYC, having just left a yoga retrea...