Definition of RETREAT
1) : an act or process of withdrawing especially from what is difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable
2): a place of privacy or safety : refuge
3) : a period of group withdrawal for prayer, meditation, study, or instruction under a director
I’ve blended the definition above to come up with this definition:
RETREAT: The act of withdrawing from what is difficult to a place of refuge for self-study.
Traditionally, we have always had periods of work activity followed by periods of rest for reflection and self-renewal. Today, however, it is rare to spend even one full day a week disconnected from all aspects of our work obligations. Be honest, when was the last time you spent a full day logged off the internet.
IT TAKES COURAGE:
Maybe it’s time to stop being busy just being busy.
It takes courage to stop everything, step back and choose to examine how you are moving through the world. Are the choices you make day to day, consistent with a lifestyle that promotes health and well-being on all levels, mind, body, and spirit?
Here is what a yoga retreat can do for you:
When you’re ready to stop all your “busyness,” we’ll guide you through a transformational journey that will connect you to nature, community, and your true self.
Let the natural detoxification process of yoga practiced in majestic natural settings begin.
Costa Rica, Galiano Island, Kithira Island Greece, http://www.semperviva.com/retreats/