What is a retreat or workation?

June 15, 2020

A retreat is often time to both get away and journey within. It can either be a time of solitude or a community experience. Retreat literally means ‘pull back’ or ‘seclusion’. So, the subject can be very different. You can organize one with any focus point, for example a workation, but these are the most common ones used:

  • Yoga
  • Business retreat a.k.a. workation
  • Wellness
  • Detox
  • Sports
  • Meditation
  • Nature
  • Food

What is the purpose of a retreat? 

Instead of struggling to find time to get in a creative flow and in a relaxed state of mind in your daily agenda, during a retreat the purpose is to solely focus on yourself and your level of energy. You will go back home and re-establish your life in a new way. Retreats are important because people leave fitter, more rested and happier.

What is a retreat or workation

How long is a retreat?

Nowadays, retreats are offered in various forms. From a day to a few weeks, at home or abroad, individually or in a group. Usually in beautiful places surrounded by or in nature. So,there is not one answer to give. It all comes back to the purpose, the target group and destination of your retreat. 

Become a fantastic retreat leader

Are you playing with the idea to start organising retreats but have no idea where to start? Are you struggling to determine the right price? Or are you procrastinating your ideas because it’s a completely new industry you’re about to enter? And are you not sure about your marketing and sales strategy to get sold out with lovely attendees the first time? Imagine having a step by step program to create your ideal offering. A program in which you will learn everything there is to know about organizing retreats. So, how would you feel if you know you have everything covered?

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