Join a Memorable Celebration of Your Inner Spirit Over the Holidays

This holiday season, you’re invited on an adventure deep within — to rediscover your own capacity for inner joy and freedom. While many people speak about joy as a concept, these two programs offer practical techniques for self-discovery and empowerment. The techniques in the Happiness Retreat have been learned by millions of individuals worldwide and offer an incredible boost to your energy levels and peace of mind. On the second part of this program, Unveiling Infinity, you will continue your journey with a number of powerful meditation practices.

Create Lasting Happiness

In today’s racing world, the mind has a tendency to get stuck either in the past or the future. But happiness is here and now. You miss the present moment when you are distracted, regretting yesterday or worried about tomorrow. Yet with practical, self-empowering tools using the breath, we can successfully counter the increasing demands of contemporary life.

During our signature Happiness Retreat, you will find out how to access the present moment and tap into your inner power and freedom — not just as a concept, but as a direct experience. This is the source of abiding happiness.

  • Reduced stress
  • Greater sense of happiness and enthusiasm
  • Less social anxiety
  • More ease in interpersonal relations

In the Happiness Retreat, you will learn to master practical techniques that can benefit you for the rest of your life. The centerpiece of the Art of Living Happiness Retreat is the Sudarshan Kriya, a powerful breathing technique that uses precise natural rhythms to get you unstuck. You will also learn a form of this practice that you can continue at home for further growth.

Experiences: Helping You Thrive

Happiness Retreat

“I’m much more optimistic about my future. I feel that I’m not alone. I feel happier, more energetic and just better all around. I just feel fulfilled.”
– Valerie S.

“As for the Happiness retreat itself… Words cannot describe it. Literally. I arrived with 25 strangers and left with a deep love of each one of them in their own unique and special way. I was moved to tears, I laughed, I smiled, I worked, I relaxed more deeply than I thought humanly possible. If you are here reading this, then run (don’t walk) to the program nearest you and let the next beautiful chapter of your life begin.”
– FullPack, TripAdvisor.

“I’ve learned from the course to be happy exactly where I’m at at this point in time. I can feel the lightness and the shine in myself – just free and calm.
– Vera P.

“The breathing techniques that I learned, particularly the Kriya, I found very calming and very relaxing and something I hope to incorporate into my daily life.”
– John S.

These are just a few of the many transformative experiences that people have had in the program. The Happiness Retreat offers not just a comfortable weekend, but a chance for emotional release and inner peace. What you need is only a willingness to explore new things and an open mind.

A Retreat in the Mountains 

During your stay, you have time for personal R & R also. Whether you want to explore forest trails, enjoy a free pottery class, release stress with a spa therapy or bask in the fresh mountain air, the choice is yours.

Make Your Retreat Extra Special

Combine your retreat with authentic Ayurveda for rejuvenation on all levels, body, mind and spirit. The recommended Ayurveda treatment for this retreat is an Abhyanga massage (“Abby” for short), followed by a relaxing steam to further release stress.


Sudarshan Kriya research

Independent research has shown Sudarshan Kriya, the key technique of the program, significantly:

  • Reduces levels of stress
  • Supports the immune system
  • Relieves anxiety and depression
  • Increased levels of antioxidant enzymes which protect us from many diseases and rapid aging. [6, 23, 27]

Read Additional Peer-Reviewed Results and References


Unveiling Infinity 1

The mind can get lost in countless rabbit holes,  of doubt, worry, anger and so on. In this combination of two programs, you will explore not just one, but many different ways to free the mind and discover your infinite nature, guided in person by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.


When the mind gets trapped, what to do?  In Unveiling Infinity, you will be guided  through various meditations and practices to free the mind.  Each practice is unique, yet each one also leads the Mind towards one goal:  freedom and an experience of your own infinite nature.


Parts of the program are based on Vigyan Bhairav, an ancient Sanskrit text,  full of secrets of deep meditation.  However, where the original text is ancient and hard to grasp,  Sri Sri brings the heart of the practice to life in a way that is both approachable, fun and powerful.


If you have ever wanted to find more balance, but thought that “meditation is not for me,” then this is the ideal program, because it presents not just one, but many techniques to free the mind.


Through the program, participants can:

  • Let go of past pain and trauma
  • Release concepts that no longer serve us
  • Move from limitation to expansion
  • Experience freedom within

Unveiling Infinity is a remarkable series of processes,  which are both rare and eye opening. During this event, you will unveil a whole new perspective on life.


Prerequisite for Happiness Retreat + Unveiling Infinity 1:
• Open to all, ages 18 yrs and above

Course Logistics

CHECK IN: Dec 26th, 4PM – 9PM

COURSE STARTS: Dec 27th, 2018, 10am
COURSE ENDS: Dec 30, 2018, 1pm
CHECK OUT: Dec 30th, 2018 by 1pm (during lunch break)
• Please make your travel plans according to the check in & check out information provided
• Please reserve extra night(s) stay for early arrival or late departure during registration



Date & Time

Starts: Dec 27, 2018 10:00 AM

Ends: Dec 30, 2018 01:00 PM


• Open to all, ages 18 yrs and above


• Self-arranged accommodation: $695(includes meals & tuition)
• Retreat Room Triple Sharing: $795 (includes accommodation, meals & tuition)


CHECK IN: Dec 26th, 4PM – 9PM

CHECK OUT: Dec 30th, 1PM (during lunch break)
‌• Please make your travel plans accordingly.

  • • Please reserve extra night(s) stay for early arrival or late departure during registration.

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