Why are Holistic Centre’s valuable?

By Margaret Critchlow The news that Queenswood Retreat Centre in Victoria, Canada is closing after forty years (Monday Magazine, June 18, 2010) comes at a time when retreat centres matter more than ever. Why?  As an anthropologist studying the culture of retreat centres for the past five years I have been asking: What is the […]

What exactly are Holistic Centers?

by Ralph White, 2003 Over the last quarter century or more, many of us have clung to the notion that there is some kind of awakening of consciousness happening throughout the planet. Countless spiritual visionaries have spoken of a global paradigm shift, but in Bush’s retrograde America can we really see any evidence that this […]