Inherent Naturalness Weekend Retreat


Oct 19-21

Nov 30- Dec 02

A weekend immersion in the mountains exploring the wisdom of ancient traditions, the science of happiness and the art of thriving being your natural self!

Meditate in the mountains

Experience stillness and peace in the valley

Learn how to deal wisely with anxiety and stress

Cultivate mindfulness, gratitude and unconditional love

Expand on your authenticity and creative potential

Reclaim your freedom

And Thrive Being your Natural Self!

Join Gustavo as he takes you through a deep exploration of the human condition, the challenges to peace, and true pathways and practices that will have you thriving being your natural self.

What is the Retreat Based on?

The content, experiences and processes involved in the weekend are based on a wise process for human flourishing called Inherent Naturalness. Inherent Naturalness is an in-depth inquiry into the human condition and Natural Law and a wise synthesis of bodies of knowledge from:

  • The wisdom of yoga and other ancient traditions

  • The applied science of happiness

  • Mindful awareness, gratitude and compassion training

  • The embodiment of the human virtues in daily life

  • Neuroplasticity

  • The current paradigm shift in consciousness to a more humane, connected and peaceful collective existence

  • & the founder's own experiences since young in oneness, unconditional love and refinement in the being best human being he can be for all around him.

All of which will be explored in a relevant and down to earth way intertwined with silence, meditation, quiet time in nature and mindful yoga. It was developed by Gustavo Se Cestari and is based on well-established bodies of knowledge and wisdom. Yet is is synthesised, explored and applied in an unique way relevant to the challenges we are faced with individually and collectively in today's time.

Participants will immerse themselves into a journey through the 4 transformative domains of the Inherent Naturalness.

Return to nature and breathe yourself back to rest, peace and wholeness!

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The Domains of Inherent Naturalness Process

These 4 domains entail self-inquiry, insight and processes aimed at facilitating deep healing of the psyche, refining of consciousness towards a connected, whole and rich experience of life, and living in a state of vitality, peace and empowerment, where your gifts are expanded on and shared with the world.


1. Healing the Psyche

Awareness, Compassion & Healing

"On the light of awareness, wisdom and love all is healed "

An in-depth exploration of the human condition, the inner world of emotions, the dynamics of the mind, the roots of human struggle and processes to healing.

2. Enriching the Present Moment

Mindfulness, Gratitude & Love

“Cultivate states of mind that are known to give rise to authentic happiness, presence and a deep sense of connection”

An immersion in mindfulness awareness, the wisdom of dealing compassionately with struggles, the gifts of gratitude and the power of love.

3. Empowerment through Authenticity

Virtues, Naturalness & Freedom

“Know thyself, be thyself, free thyself and discover the joy and power of authenticity”

An exploration on identifying and expanding on your natural strengths, understanding the human virtues in action, tapping into natural sources of abundant energy and empowerment, and the importance and possibility of reclaiming your freedom.

4. Returning to Wholeness

Beingness, Interconnectedness & Purpose 

“There is an interconnectedness inherent to life taking place through all things right now, realign your consciousness with this interbeingness and return to a sense of wholeness and naturalness”

An immersion into ancient wisdom and the cultivation of a state of beingness in daily life, the realisation of the fundamental interconnectedness and oneness of all life, and its relation to true health, meaning and the call for humanity to wake up.


The Inherent Naturalness Process also sheds light into:


Societal Challenges to Individual and Collective Thriving

The retreat also explores how current societal norms and our upbringing affects our growth, thriving and happiness and what we can do in our minds and hearts to overcome these challenges and live in a connected, empowered and authentic way.

Meaningful Co-creation and the Rise of a Humane World

We are in interesting times, a time when we are called upon to reflect deeply on our ways of being and on how we might be unconsciously contributing to the perpetuation of an unwise and damaging world. A time also when we are being called upon to embrace our gifts and be of service and contribute to the shift to a more humane and beautiful collective existence! We will wrap up the retreat exploring the possibilities that it all entails and pathways for meaningful collective co-creations in our local community and beyond.


This is a transformative weekend of deep reflection and reconnecting to your inherent naturalness and wisdom and allowing that to be the driving force in your life.

Book now! Immerse yourself in this wisdom!!!

Our meals will be a selection of delicious and nourishing vegetarian food prepared by Brazilian chef Aires Nicolay. 

© 2019 ANANDA Rainforest Retreat - Gustavo Se Cestari. 

© 2020 ANANDA Rainforest Retreat - Gustavo Se Cestari. 

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