Meet True Nature Leader Carmel Calcagno

Carmel Calcagno / TN Retreat

In February 2018 we are heading to Costa Rica with Carmel Calcagno for a week of yoga and connecting with nature. Below, Carmel tells us what inspired the theme of her “Pulsating with Nature” Costa Rica Yoga Retreat, who her greatest yoga influences have been, what quotes inspire her practice, and more! Meet Carmel and

5 Reasons to Attend a Yoga Retreat

Attend a Yoga Retreat; Deepen Your Practice

While it was about a year and a half ago that I went to Italy, I still remember it like it was yesterday! I remember seeing a poster for a yoga retreat in Italy that was being led by two instructors I knew and liked, and thinking “hmm, maybe I should go.” I figured I

Food; It’s Really All About the Color – Vegan, Gluten Free Apple Crumble Recipe

Vegan, Gluten Free Apple Crumble Recipe

Here is a topic that I haven’t really shared much about and, for some reason, it always gets intensified for me around the fall and winter. There is something special about eating colors that you crave. We have seven chakras (wheels) in our bodies. These are points where energy flows through. Now, when they are

5 Ways to Stay Warm this Winter

Stay Warm This Winter Cabin

  This morning, I woke up to the first snow of the season. I wrapped my sweater around me, brewed a warm cup of tea, and watched the snowflakes collect on my window. I have always been a huge fan of winter. It is so peaceful and full of magic. But I am not a

Why the Gift of Travel is the Ultimate Gift this Holiday Season


Why the Gift of Travel is the Ultimate Gift this Holiday Season The holidays….that time of the year when you are excited, yet feel stressed. “I need to get presents for my loved ones, but what will I buy? What does this person want? What do they need? Will I get the wrong thing? Is

Meet True Nature Leader Heidi Dietrich


Heidi Dietrich will be leading a yoga and meditation retreat with Italian Cooking Classes next September in Italy! Read on in this exclusive interview to learn how the idea of “Full Circle” plays into her retreat and learn more about Heidi’s greatest influences and passions. Heidi is a RYT500 Yoga Teacher and has 108 hours

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Africa

Visit South Africa - Nature

I first visited South Africa when I was 16 years old. It was a family vacation full of safari drives, bungee jumping, and some of the strangest meats I’ve ever eaten. I was instantly smitten with the place. The day I left, I turned to my sister and said, “I’m going to come back here

Meet True Nature Leader Carly Mahon


Carly Mahon will be leading a “Rooted and Radiant Warrior” yoga and reiki retreat in Costa Rica next June! Read on in this exclusive interview to learn how the idea of the rooted and radiant warrior plays into her retreat and to learn more about Carly’s greatest influences and passions. Carly is a RYT200 Yoga Teacher,

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat: Join Me On The Journey.

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

“Costa Rica Yoga Retreat: Join Me On The Journey.” first appeared on Love Grown Wellness.  Maybe you are on the fence about heading out on a yoga retreat. A life-changing journey in which you will be surrounded by amazing energy, stunning scenery and the opportunity to unplug. That’s right… letting go of the daily grind

Thanksgiving without labels – Vegan, Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe

Vegan, Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe

I don’t know about you but I truly love this Holiday. Not even so much for the true history of it but for the present history of what it’s become. The fact that this holiday brings families and friends together to laugh, eat, and have an amazing time as well as being grateful for our