The Art of Resting – By Farah Nazarali


The Art of Resting “We have to relearn the art of resting. Make some time each day to practice deep relaxation.”― Thich Nhat Hanh Yoga has taught me the art of resting and relaxing. I didn’t know how much I needed it until the shift came while lying in shavasana and finally I was able

Essential Safety Skills For The Adventure Traveler


Nature-based travel has become our escape from the stress of the pandemic, a means to restoring our connection to Mother Earth. While we are getting back to restorative yoga retreats, some still crave the adrenaline-packed adventure trips that help you feel pure exhilaration while escaping the pandemic-related chaos. The preparation process for your typical retreat

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays


As we come to the completion of this year it is a time of reflection, a time of intention, and also a welcomed time of celebration. Although this year was very different, and this holiday season will also be unique for many of us, we have the opportunity to embrace the end of this cycle,

Safe Travels. Rest Assured.


True Nature Education knows that safety comes first, and as we start planning a return to travel, the safety and well-being of our participants, leaders, and partners is our highest priority. We understand that international travel carries heightened cautions at this time, and as such, we are working diligently with our partners to ensure proper

NSLS Travel

25 Reasons to Go Global in 2020


  Travel is such an amazing opportunity to grow our minds, expand our views, and develop our sense of community. Now, what if you traveled with purpose? A chance to expand skillsets for the real world, network with fellow student leaders, and form a long-lasting relationship. You have probably considered and perhaps have even Traveled

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New Year, New Destination!


  Join us in Guatemala!   Guatemala is often known as the hidden gem of Central America. Steeped in its rich Mayan culture and dramatic landscape, the country has grown vastly in popularity over the past decade. True Nature offers a location on Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. This large endorheic lake (one that does not

Benefits of getting outdoors



If you’re a self-professed homebody, you could seriously benefit from a change of scenery. Spending time in nature could improve your physical and mental health, ward off illness, and actually make you happier! As the Father of Western Medicine, Hippocrates, once said, “Nature itself is the best physician.” If you’re curious about the health benefits you can

Fireworks Summer Adventure

Want Insight? Go on an Adventure: How Fireworks Opened My Mind This Summer


By most standards, I’ve lived an adventurous life: horseback trekking in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, rock climbing in Thailand, spending over a year dancing salsa in Colombia… These big, outer adventures happen because I keep a mindset that welcomes new experiences no matter where I am, so the moment I read the news that Independence

summer travel

Three Questions for a Path of Purpose this Summer


First, I planned a trip to Colombia. Then, a dear friend set her wedding date in California. A few days later, my dad broke his hip in Texas. I live in Florida, so now, I have three big trips planned in the next 2½ months. Here are three questions I plan to take with me

5 tips to travel more when you're a student

5 Tips to Travel More When You’re a Student


  When you’re a student, it can be impossible to think of doing anything other than studying. Dreams of traveling the world may be cast aside as more and more deadlines loom over your head. However, traveling while you’re still young is the perfect way to broaden your horizons and experiences. If you want the