We are all beyond ready to travel someplace far away, to get a change of scenery and cultural infusion. Yet, here we are at home still, exploring the internal landscape. The upside is that some of the world’s best live retreats are more accessible now to those who wouldn’t have had the chance to attend. Here are four coming up that bring some of the best teachers in the world to your own living room. —Monica Krake
On April 11 join Ryan and Rena, Pause co-founders, for a four-hour meditation retreat, Rest and Receive: Half-Day Home Retreat, to rest, receive, deepen your meditation practice and welcome the fresh energy of spring. This retreat will include guided sitting meditation, walking meditation, mindful movement, silent practice, a beautiful sound experience with Andrea Tomasi, poetry and more.
A monthly virtual retreat, the Portal to Self, April 26-27, is your invitation to explore new wellness modalities and tap into a monthly community at the same time. This retreat format invites you to explore supportive practices like breathwork, cold water dips, Reiki, sound healing and meditation with rotating guest teachers including wellness facilitator Jenn River, who will lead a full moon ceremony, and breathwork teacher Barry Magliarditi.
Formerly the very popular Tahoe Spark retreat in Lake Tahoe, the Spark Healing Summit is coming to your living room May 20-23 to offer grounding and a wide variety of wellness practices featuring a line up of truly world-class wellness teachers. This virtual experience offers you three days of calming, grounding and healing online sessions with sound healers, yoga teachers, energy workers and more.
Join a group of international tantric hatha yoga teachers for two days of yoga classes, pranayama, meditation, sacred rituals, Kirtan and more. The virtual Together We Rise retreat features renowned yoga teachers Natalie Backman, Karina Guthrie, Chrissie Chung, Keli Dierings, Phillida Bartik, Veronique Dorsch, Ellen Arthur and Nikki Nie.