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“Health is not mere absence of disease. It is the dynamic expression of life”

 – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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Travel + Leisure Feature

We’re in Travel + Leisure Magazine!

We’re so excited to share that the Art of Living Retreat Center is featured in the June 2019 edition of Travel + Leisure! In this article, the Art of Living Retreat Center’s own Medha Garud guides Michael Joseph Gross through his very first Panchakarma cleanse, where he experiences the unexpected peace and calm that comes …

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How a Corporate Retreat Can Help Your Employees Thrive

Culture eats strategy for breakfast. Why does this adage, made famous by Mark Fields, the former CEO of Ford, ring true for so many companies? Behind any corporate strategy, however brilliant, there are teams, comprised of people, who each bring their own set of thoughts, feelings, habits, attitudes and values. Even with a great product, …

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Ayurveda 101: The Nature of Earth

  According to the ancient life science of Ayurveda, all of creation manifests in a unique combination of the Five Great Elements: earth, air, fire, water, and space. Everything in existence can be broken down into these elemental characteristics, and this diversity determines the flow of life and how the world interacts with itself.   …

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Ayurveda 101: The Very Basics

We are passionate about the power of Ayurveda. Our bodies, minds, and spirits are intimately interconnected. When the body is in good health, the mind and spirit thrive. We’ve seen the incredible ways in which practicing Ayurveda has changed lives over the years, and that’s why we’ve dedicated ourselves at Art of Living not only …

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In House: Maria Alfaro on Neurogenic Yoga

I’ve been practicing yoga since 1986, and teaching it since 1997. I co-created Neurogenic Yoga™ in 2012, in collaboration with my yoga partner, Jennica Mills. Since then, I’ve taught hundreds of workshops in different states in the US, in Canada, in Europe, in Asia, and in the Middle East.   What is Neurogenic Yoga™? I …

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Articles We Love: A Return to Nature in April

  At the Art of Living Retreat Center, we know that one of the most profound pillars of healing and wellness is the natural world. Nature is a wise teacher, a gentle and fierce guide, and a way back into ourselves. We’re incredibly lucky to hold a space nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, …

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Articles We Love: Happiness in March

Spring is here, and what better time to refresh your outlook, brush the dust out of the corners of your mind and heart, and refocus yourself and your goals? The UN’s International Day of Happiness falls on March 20th this year, and we think it’s a perfect opportunity to spend some time in reflection on …

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Articles We Love: A Love-Filled February

  Ah, love. It’s one of the most powerful forces in the world, and something we all crave at a cellular level. Connecting with others and feeling loved and cherished nourishes our soul and gives us purpose. But love is so much more than something that you receive from others. It’s something that you can …

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Articles We Love: A Very Merry December

No matter how you celebrate, this is the time of year when we have endless opportunities to come together to experience love, friendship, connection, generosity, spiritual growth, and peace. Our favourite articles this month will guide you through the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and help you keep yourself grounded and focused on …

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Articles We Love: A Peaceful November

  As the autumn wanes and the cold winter winds begin to blow in, our schedules pick up and stress tends to skyrocket. Our favourite articles this month are all about finding peace and tranquility in the midst of the pre-holiday bustle.   How to Find Calm Amid Chaos Kalia Kelmenson for Spirituality & Health …

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