Eco-Tourism: The ultimate guide to the what, the why and the how


As someone who spends an inordinate amount of time sorting my trash into recyclables, compost, and garbage, I always carried a layer of guilt around my affinity for travel. I was far too aware of the ridiculous amount of carbon emissions that came attached to each international ticket I booked. Which is why when I

Meet True Nature Leader Katie Lambert


1. How did you decide on the theme of Movement and Mobility? How will this theme be explored during your retreat? I teach a couple of clinics each year which usually focus on introducing people how to crack climb and place traditional gear. With this clinic being held in Kalymnos, it lends itself to being

Spring Cleaning: Decluttering Your Physical and Mental Space

Spring cleaning - spring approaching

Is it really already time to think about spring? I don’t know about you, but the as much as I adore the sunshine and wildflowers that come with the season, I always have a difficult time pulling myself out of the winter doldrums and into the elation of spring. My body is still heavy with

Back to the Rock: Rediscovering my Strength Post-Surgery


It was September 2016. I had just moved into a cozy flat in Edinburgh with a view of the castle, three amiable roommates, and a small dog whom I immediately dubbed my best friend. I dedicated my first week to unpacking and decorating my room, and in an attempt to hang a tapestry on my

Meet True Nature Leader Julie Hruska


From September 23-29, 2018, we’re headed to Amorgos, Greece with Julie Hruska for a week of yoga to unplug from the outside world and reconnect with your spirit. Below, Julie tells us what inspired the theme of her “Awaken Your Inner Goddess in Greece” Retreat, who her greatest yoga influences have been, what quotes inspire

Let’s Celebrate Love


“1 Corinthians 13, verse 4 – 7: Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never

A Short Yoga Sequence to Cultivate Self-Love


2018, a new year, that perhaps brings new resolutions. When you reflected on the past year to make those New Year’s resolutions, what emotions came up? Did you first focus on all you did well or on all your failures? Very often, our goals from the New Year evolve from frustration with what we did

Self-Love: Simple Steps for Falling in Love with Yourself this Valentine’s Day


In my family, Valentine’s Day was never a holiday about romantic love. It was a holiday about love in all its beautiful forms. Family love, friendship love, and, most importantly, self-love. Too often we get so focused on the love of others that we forget the importance of cultivating self-love. These simple steps for falling

Guided by Ayurveda in the New Year


Happy new blessings everyone! I don’t know about all of you but this year I am already feeling energized, relaxed, and ready to steer the reins of my manifestations! 2017 was a bit rocky and challenging for me personally. A lot of things got thrown my way to really test my strength and courage as

How to Let Go of 2017 and Jump Into the New Year with a Clean Slate

New Year

The New Year is here! With the turn of the year comes the time to let go of everything that happened in 2017 (good and bad) and make room for whatever awaits in 2018. Below are some tips to help you say goodbye to 2017 and embrace 2018 with a warm, enthusiastic welcome. Before you