“...very, very powerful... such a sense of calm”

It was very, very powerful. I gained such a sense of calm, more than I ever could have imagined.

Silence Retreat participant

Max Goldberg

“felt more balanced”

I've been on quite a few silent retreats in the past and this felt more balanced, nourishing and comfortable than any other retreat I'd been on.

Michelle Garisson

Silence Retreat participant

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Life gets noisy. Family, friends, work, social media. There’s a lot of noise. The Silent Retreat is the antidote to that. It’s an opportunity to not only quiet the noise outside, but also inside, and emerge feeling nourished, calm, rejuvenated, and peaceful. 

You will be supported each step of the way by The Art of Living’s expert faculty, receiving:

“relaxed, refreshed, and happier”

It helped me to put into practice the valuable wisdom which I had picked up on the SKY Breath Meditation course. I came away relaxed, refreshed and happier than I had felt for a long time.

Julie Madeley

Silence Retreat participant

Why is this for YOU?

Breathe your stress away with the most powerful breath meditation of our time. Using the science of breath, you can raise your energy, manage your emotions, and find lasting ease...so you’re ready to face your day. Every day! 

All this in 3 days through our LIVE signature online course, where you get

LIVE sessions

Time for your questions with certified trainers

An incredible, digital e-learning community

About the Art of Living

40 years

of service to society

3,000+ centers


156 countries

where our programs made a difference

450M+ lives

touched through our courses & events

What is a Silent Retreat?

Choose Your Session

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder of the Art of Living

If we maintain two minutes of silence every day then we will see that a whole new dimension of life opens up


with senior Art of Living Faculty to discover more about the transformative power of a Silent Retreat, and how it will benefit you and your life.

PREREQUISITE: SKY Breath Meditation (Formerly the Happiness Program)


Are you:

Curious about what happens on a Silent Retreat?

Then join us, and find out how a Silent Retreat will support you with your needs and life.

Wanting to join but not sure if online or in-person is better for you?

Looking to take the next step in your spiritual journey?

Silent Retreat: How lives are transformed

Join us for a free live online Introduction to the Silent Retreat

Discover how silence can transform your life. 

Reserve Your Spot

Introduction to the power of silence 

Discover why silence is transformative & essential

1-Hour Session

Guided meditation

Experience deep peace & get a taste of inner silence 

2-Hour Session (Immersion)

(Every Sunday)


Stretch out the kinks, release stress, & reset with Sri Sri Yoga

Guided SKY practice

A great way to refresh your practice of SKY Breath Meditation

Reserve Your Spot

Includes all aspects of the 1-hour session plus special features:

Live Session with an InstructorSAVE MY SEAT

Discover The Peace and Power of Silence

Join us for a free LIVE online session with Senior Art of Living Faculty and discover:


– An Introduction to the Silent Retreat

You already know the benefits of SKY Breath Meditation. The reduction in stress and anxiety, the increase in energy and well-being. The way it makes your mind clear and more focused.

The Silent Retreat is available both in-person and online, so you can choose which will work best for you. Some time out of your normal routine, or bringing silence to your daily life.

Find peace, right where you are

You will love The Silent Retreat if:

Watch now: On-demand Session

Why silence is so transformative
The difference between in-person and online (and how to manage life commitments during the retreat)
How a silent retreat will benefit you

Restorative breathing practices to nourish you from the inside out

Daily yoga to take care of your body

Powerful guided meditations to take you into deep meditation

See you there!

The Silent Retreat is a deeply transformative and often life-changing experience. It gives you the opportunity to dive deep into the silence, quiet your mind, and discover a peace that exists beyond words.

Deep wisdom and talks to expand your awareness

And of course 
silence to go beyond the noise, the mind, and discover your inner depths

You’ve been feeling overwhelmed and stressed

Your practice has dropped off and you need a reboot

You’re ready to go deeper in your practices

Join us for a free, live session

What to expect on a Silent Retreat

Find out how each day is expertly crafted & guided 

Live Q&A

Get your questions answered in real-time