What do I need to know about Chakras? You have heard the word, you know it has to do with yoga and seems to be brought up in a lot of ‘new age’ conversations. What are chakras and why are they so important? At RoadtoRetreats.com we feel it is important to come prepared for…

Artist Retreat Music Playlist Listening to some inspirational tunes really can play into effect when it comes to making art. Music (an art itself) can affect how you feel or help loosen you up while you are working on that awesome piece. We felt a good list of tunes to listen to while creating was…

This is the start of something great. A list of great music that teachers can pull from this site and use in their classes. Feel free to send us some of your favorite yoga music playlist and we will add it to our list.

  Preparing for a Meditation Retreat An interview with Brynn Campbell Meditation has many benefits but isn’t always easy at first. Our minds have been conditioned to be busy and constantly thinking. Our modern day lifestyle has created such a fast-paced world, that it is nearly impossible to not have a “monkey mind.” RoadtoRetreats.com interviewed…

  SuperFoods!! We have all heard the word and know that it must be something really good for you. We know that at most detox retreats, these super foods are a major component to the detox process. Why are they so…super? What makes a superfood, super is it is extremely dense in nutrients, minerals, vitamins,…

Learning Yoga Terminology Why is it important to know Yoga Terminology? You show up at your retreat check, into your room, and get ready for your first class. You are told to meet in the Yoga Shala where you can roll out your yoga mat and listen to the mantras as you align your chakras…………

  Surfer Slang ! Don’t be a Dingo Learn your surf Lingo It’s a language in itself only the gnarliest of gnarly people will know. Before you head off to your surf retreat, learn the lingo so you have a better idea what all those surf dudes/dudettes are saying while they are carving on the…

An Interview with Retreat Venue Owner Yves Gouedard An Interview with Yves Gouedard. We had the opportunity to sit down with Yves Gouedard, co-owner of Libert’Art – a retreat venue located outside Essaouira, Morocco. Yves and his wife opened the place about a year and a half ago and they thoroughly enjoy the tranquility of…

How Meditation Changes the way you Think! Caution Meditation can Lead to Astonishing Focus on a single point….focus on a single point….mind wanders….mind wanders….focus on a single point…….. Too common is this state of mind. Some call it “the monkey mind”, others might call it anyone who lives in the 21st-century mind. Look at how…