Archive for 'Spiritual Yoga'

Retreats Online: Directory for Spiritual Journeys

Posted on 10. Apr, 2014 by .

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With summer coming on in the Northern Hemisphere many of us are thinking ahead to a vacation time and wanting to find a special place. Here is a great site that might help you find just the place you would love for relaxation, inner guidance, to learn new skills or just to enjoy a part […]

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Spiritual Gangster is not an Oxymoron

Posted on 31. Dec, 2013 by .

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In my surfing the web for interesting information I couldn’t resist clicking on the heading, “spiritual gangster”. Is there such a creature? Yes, the company touts the philosophy that some people want a “balance between the ancient practice of yoga and our modern world”.  The store are quite numerous not just in the US and […]

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Spiritual Retreats for All Reasons

Posted on 09. Nov, 2013 by .

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We must be getting increasingly stressed out as a species judging by the number and popularity of retreat locations and venues for them. Here is a website, http://spiritualretreats.com that is actually an association of spiritual retreats and has divided them up into categories – 26 categories actually under the 3 main headings of spiritual holidays, […]

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Journeys of the Spirit Revisited

Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by .

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For those of you familiar with this website you might know that one of the regular listings under the heading, “Mystical/Spiritual Tours and Retreats” is Journeys of the Spirit. Sheri Rosenthal, a former doctor who was wealthy but not happy, found her focus in life through a spiritual direction and through journeys to sacred sites. She continues […]

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Spiritual Journeys with Spiritual Quest Journeys

Posted on 20. Aug, 2013 by .

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I have featured other travel sites in past months that feature places to go off the usual tourist destinations. Here is another group that offers some trips to unusual places as well as some to more common locations. For example, Spiritual Quest Journeys presently has trips scheduled to Namibia (Desert Sands and Crystal Journey), Zambia […]

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Peaceful Retreat in Middle America

Posted on 14. Apr, 2013 by .

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Some of my readers will know that I like to feature retreats that are off the tourist trail in remote or less-frequented places. However, you don’t have to go half-way around the world to find such places. Here is a retreat center near Loveland, Ohio about 20 miles away from Cincinnati called Grailville. It advertises, […]

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Spiritual Trip of the Week: Bali with Guides

Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by .

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The Spirit Quest Tours staff have done it again and now they are taking a group to Bali June 22-28, 2013. The trip is called Eat, Pray, Love Bali after the book and movie by the same name. The itinerary sounds heavenly – massages, great restaurants, well here it is: •Visit with Ketut Liyer, Elizabeth […]

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Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas

Posted on 12. Dec, 2012 by .

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Last month I promised to post more retreats in warm weather locales. Here’s a marvelous one with yoga, kirtans (chanting) and the blissful beaches of the Bahamas. Shivananda Ashram has ongoing programs and also “vacation packages” to fit your schedule. Some of the upcoming courses include: advaced asana course, yoga for mood management, cardiac yoga […]

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Retreat of the Week: Wilbur Hot Springs

Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by .

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Here’s a gem of a destination location in Northern California near Clear Lake and about 1.5 hours north of San Francisco. It’s touted to be “the closest thing we have to a Japanese onsen” with its hot springs and charming turn of the century décor. Here is part of the description of the services offered. […]

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Teaching Yoga in a Spiritual Manner

Posted on 18. Jun, 2012 by .

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It’s been a countless years now since yoga was only practiced and taught in India under the careful supervision of a master. Today yoga classes might be found at the sports center, the community center, even someone’s home. Some people feel it has lost its spiritual essence and become simply a stretching exercise class. In […]

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