Plum Village Virtual Meditation Retreat Taking Bookings Now

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Plum Village, the Buddhist monastery created by Thich Nhat Hanh and Chan Khong in 1982, has started taking booking for its online meditation retreat. Thich Nhat Hanh [Vitenamese Thien Buddhist monk and peace activist and one of the best meditation teachers ever] once dreamt of creating an online monastery, and now it is happening. The Plum Village virtual weekend retreats will be streaming live from France. Brother Phap Xa will be leading a deep listening dharma sharing circle. At this time of year, the Plum Village monastery would be receiving visitors from all around the world for its usual annual…

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New Online Wellbeing Series From Ananda [Guest Post]

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Ananda’s new wellbeing series launches online to offer health and healing during lockdown. Increasingly, health and wellbeing facilities are being moved online, and we are seeing the rise of online yoga and meditation classes. Although some countries and states are starting to lowering restrictions on health facilities like gyms and spas, many people are still uncertain about returning to their old classes. Let alone taking wellbeing retreats. Rather than heading out to yoga studios and spas, people are preferring to take the safer route and start meditating and working out at home using online classes.  We know that meditation and…

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Take A Virtual Yoga Retreat with Nihi Sumba Live Stream
Nihi Sumba virtual yoga retreat features daily yoga and meditation practices.

Take A Virtual Yoga Retreat with Nihi Sumba Live Stream

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Indonesia—If you can’t get away because of the pandemic, you can always take a virtual yoga retreat with Nihi Sumba. With everyone currently locked up inside like our parents have grounded us, many people are looking for ways to feel like they’re on vacation while they’re self isolating at home Since the current lockdown we’ve seen all sorts of yoga and meditation classes online, along with various Buddhist courses and the likes. What’s been missing until now is the opportunity to take a virtual yoga retreat from your own home. I previously wrote about how to do a DIY meditation…

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Wealthy Ignore COVID-19 Guidelines At Luxury California Resort  

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California, U.S—A resort in California is offering a retreat from coronavirus self isolation, with yoga, meditation, wellbeing activities, and more. If you’re bored of being stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, you can always book a holiday to Southern California, where a resort is offering a luxurious retreat to get away from the coronavirus situation—although you should also be warned that California has one of the highest rate of COVID-19 anywhere in the world, with more than 10,000 deaths, so I’m not sure how smart a decision this would be. There's a total lack of respect for the pandemic…

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Do Yoga With Sloths At Nayara Gardens This Spring Break
A young sloth dangling from a tree in Nayara gardens

Do Yoga With Sloths At Nayara Gardens This Spring Break

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You know that spring break is right around the corner. And what better way to spend Spring Break than by doing yoga with sloths and other animals. Nayara Gardens in Costa Rica offers yoga with the animals this spring break. The Nayara Gardens in Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica, is a rainforest that is considered one of the best resorts according to Trip Advisor. Travel + Leisure ranks it as one of the very best resorts to visit in Central and South America. You might wonder just what is so darned great about Nayara Gardens that you would want…

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SolePath Institute Opens New Mindfulness Retreat In Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta, Marcs 4th. SolePath Institute is opening a new mindfulness retreat in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the institute announced via a press release Wednesday. The SolePath Institute is dedicate to helping people use mindfulness and meditation to  overcome stress. The Institute provides guidance for those searching for their path, in order to help them progress in their journey to a healthier and happier life. Debra Ford, author of the mindfulness book Daily Pulse: Rhythm of the Tao will lead the new mindfulness retreat in Calgary. Ford holds a doctorate in metaphysical science and is a teacher of spiritual philosophy. She…

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Indulge In A DIY Meditation Retreat At Home Today

When you can't get away for a spiritual vacation to India, try a meditation retreat at home. I used to feel crappy because I could never afford a meditation retreat. But then I made the clever decision to turn my own home into my meditation retreat. And let me tell you: it's the best thing ever. Look at it this way: you can go on a meditation retreat for a week, and after the retreat you're back home in exactly the same space, feeling the same way you used to. Or you can do a DIY meditation retreat at home.…

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12 Different Types Of Retreats You Can Experience

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Have you noticed how many different types of meditation retreats there are these days? A shortlist includes: Meditation retreats Yoga retreats Spa retreats Adventure retreats And digital detox retreats I personally love wellness retreats. They offer so much more than your typical package holiday. I believe that a good holiday should restore your soul, give you a deep feeling of inner peace, and boost your wellbeing. Take me to the mountains and lead me in some meditation and yoga. That’s my style. And that’s precisely what wellness retreats off. Let’s take a look at the best types of wellness retreats…

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Best Yoga Retreats For Beginners 2020 – How I Choose Mine

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What are the best yoga retreats for beginners in 2019? Well, that answer totally depends on you. You see, yoga retreats are a very personal thing. We all book yoga retreats for our own individual reasons. For some it is the sheer passion of the practice. For others it is an opportunity to get away from the stress of work while focusing on your health. And for others, yoga retreats are an opportunity to meet new yogis and who know, perhaps even spark a little holiday romance. I took a look online for the best yoga retreat for beginners in…

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Your Best Meditation Retreat For 2019 – How To Choose

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As a meditation teacher, a lot of people ask me what the best meditation retreat in the world is. In 2020, wellness vacations are a hot topic. And mindful resorts are one of the most popular types of wellness retreats. You can find them in America, in Canada, in Europe, and of course, in the places we traditionally associate with the practice, such as in India. To be honest, there are destinations pretty much all over the world in 2020 because the mindfulness industry has exploded and now even your regular old-fashioned hotels have various mindfulness and wellness packages that…

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How To Find The Perfect Meditation Retreat For You [GUEST POST]

[Meditation retreat / travel Guest Post] Life is like walking on the egg shells with a smile on the face. You cannot back off from the stressful moments and the curve balls thrown at you. Responsibilities, forced choices, and relationships are some of the areas of your life that constantly needs assurance, attention, and admiration. Seems hectic right? We all live different lives - some people live for themselves and some immolate for the needs of others, but that does not guarantee reduced expectations and problems. What stresses you out and what you do to keep that anxiety at bay?…

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I Went On A 10-Day Vipassana Meditation Retreat And Was Stunned

What's it like being on a 10 day Vipassana meditation retreat? In this guest post, Jennifer Hahne shares her experience. “This ten-day Vipassana meditation course that you have applied for is a very serious, deep operation of the mind. "It can be a rigorous undertaking, both physically and mentally, and due to this it is not suitable for everyone.” This was the serious response to my not-so-serious application on a whim and after a wine-infused conversation with a friend who had attended a meditation course. I obliged and committed to noble silence and to the code of discipline. This included:…

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