Private Group Retreats for Yoga & Night Sky

2022-09-10T10:45:15-07:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

SpiritQuest Sedona Retreats Hosts BMF Group  Imagine the sun rising. It's peaking over the horizon in the crisp morning air. Simultaneously, your group is guided through a morning yoga session while the Sedona red rocks are highlighted like jewels. Markedly, the mood is fresh and dynamic for an early morning session balancing and centering [...]

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Self-Care: The Value of Journaling for Wellness

2022-09-10T10:57:05-07:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Self-Care Through Processing & Gratitude The practice of journaling has received great attention as one of the most affordable and helpful wellness tools for self-care. We know that many of our greatest minds, both artists and scientists, kept journals. The activity has only recently been subject to consistent study. The results of these studies [...]

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Shamanism-The Embodied Way

2022-09-10T11:17:41-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Shamanism Explained Shamanism is a healing method. It is a nature-based experience, facilitated by a guide. It isn’t a formal system or an ideology. The word "Shamanic" comes from the Siberian region. Consequently, Western explorers gave this name to the healing ceremonies they witnessed. Evidently, many cultures around the world practiced similar traditions in [...]

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Learning to Love Yourself

2022-09-10T11:29:02-07:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

The Secret Gift is Learning to Love Yourself At some point in our lives, most of us wake up with these thoughts, "This is it. This face and conglomerate of bad and good traits. This animal with too much hair here and too little there. This being with all its flaws and pessimistic traits [...]

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The Egoic Mind Trap

2022-09-10T11:32:18-07:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

The Ego is Not the True Guide or Higher-Self We as humans are caught up in many daily routines and activities. Thus, we fall back into egoic mind trap and games. Thereupon, mindlessly letting our little “ego-self” take the reins and guide our behavior. Centuries have passed with metaphysicians and theologians exploring our minds. [...]

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Attachment, Desire, and the Benefit of Retreat

2022-09-10T11:42:14-07:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Finding Balance Through Detachment Definitely, on retreat, we work with great diligence on the hindrances of attachment and desire, which are two terms translated from ancient wisdom traditions that often confuse modern Western students. Markedly, this article aims to briefly clarify these terms and then show how a more complete understanding will aid our [...]

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Grasses: The Amazing Health Benefits

2022-07-27T12:26:43-07:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Let's Learn More About Grasses Grasses are bursting with essential vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and even chlorophyll to sustain optimal vitality. In addition, they promote digestion and systemic alkalinity. Today we digest many of these grasses in the “superfoods” we add to shakes and smoothies. Due to their high enzyme and nutrient content, [...]

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Seeing the World with Freshness

2022-09-10T12:00:27-07:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Change in Life is Inevitable It is an old cliche that “the only thing that stays the same is change.” It may be old and well-used, but that’s because it’s true. Nothing is ever the same, ask any toddler. A toddler responds to the present moment, in a fresh way, closer to the truth. [...]

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On Being Present

2022-09-10T12:03:23-07:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

What Does Being Present Mean Again and again, we hear wisdom traditions ask us to “be present,” but what does this really mean? Often we associate this with lovely and nice things. Such as, taking a vacation, hanging out with the kids, planting a garden, or making time for a favorite activity. While these [...]

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Essential Oils

2022-07-27T10:39:14-07:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Here's the Skinny on Essential Oils Essential oils have become popular due to their therapeutic and aesthetic properties. The most expensive oils use many pounds of plant material. In general, those pounds make only one vial of oil. The result is an extremely potent plant essence. When applied, physical and mental [...]

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