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PARADISE Iyengar Yoga & Ayurvedic Retreat COSTA RICA 2020

ARE YOU READY?

8 days & 7 nights to relax and unwind, deepen your practice at this incredible yoga retreat in tropical paradise, with Susan Marcus, Tricia Amheiser & Daniel Forster at Blue Osa

APRIL 11TH - 18TH

EXPLORE YOUR PRACTICE, FEEL SUPPORTED BY YOUR COMMUNITY, AND NOURISH YOUR SPIRIT

RETREAT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 8 days / 7 nights accommodations with relaxing views of the lagoon and beach.
  • 2 classes daily (asana, pranayama & meditation) with Tricia and Susan in the covered outdoor studio.
  • Afternoon Ayurvedic and self-healing classes with Daniel.
  • Three delicious organic vegan and vegetarian meals each day.
  • Deep connections and community with like-minded people

Environment

Located in one of the most biodiverse places on the planet, the Osa Peninsula is one of the most amazing places to explore. Literally, around every corner is a place filled with the artistry of nature.

Our Partners

At Blue Osa, we practice yoga because it makes us happier. It’s that simple. While many people have their own reasons to develop a spiritual practice, we have found one thing to be true. People are often looking to to either unwind and destress or answer important life questions. Or a combination of both. We believe that the answers to life’s questions come from a deep place of stillness. Your life will change when you do yoga. Doors open and the impossible becomes possible. BUT this can only happen when we practice yoga.

For more information on what you can expect at Blue Osa, there is a video below

Shared Occupancy

Pricing available until Nov 28, 2019

You'll be sharing a room for 7 nights with 1 or 2 of your fellow travellers, and you'll have your own bed. Price includes; all your classes, asana, pranayama, meditation, and Ayurvedic studies; three main daily meals (including vegan & vegetarian choices) plus snack; $50 gift certificate to the spa; daily housekeeping; tour of the organic farm; a beach towel and shuttle to and from Puerto Jimenez airport on the day of your arrival and departure.

Not included private consults with any of the teachers, gratuities, spa services, adventure tours, alcoholic drinks and airfare.

ADDITIONAL Discount code "IYCR2020" expires at midnight on October 12th 2019

ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR YOGA JOURNEY?

Retreat Schedule

  • 7:00a- 9:00a breakfast
  • 7:30a morning meditation
  • 9:00-11:00a morning asana class
  • Break/snack
  • 11:30a Ayurveda and Self-Healing with Daniel
  • 1:00 lunch
  • REST - rest/break, other activities (massage, personal consultations, rainforest visits)
  • Pranayama class 6:15-7:00p
  • 7:00p dinner
  • Evening activities

BIOs

Tricia

Tricia has been practicing yoga since the mid-nineties, began her practice of Iyengar Yoga in 2002 and became a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher (CIYT) in 2010 in the UK. After establishing her home in the USA, she has continued the vigorous process of of training and assessment, achieving Intermediate Junior II in August 2016 and is certified by International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

She is the director and owner of the only fully equipped Iyengar Yoga Studio - "Iyengar Yoga St. Petersburg" in Florida and brings humour & philosophy together in her teaching. She has studied at the Institute in Pune, under Geetaji and Prashantji Iyengar and also in Bangalore where renown Iyengar yoga teacher and dutiful student of the Iyengars, HS Arun has his yoga school.

Susan

Sue has been studying Iyengar yoga since 1989 and is currently certified at the Intermediate Junior II level. She has completed more than 2000 hours of Iyengar Continuing Education. She received her C-IAYT Certification as an International Association Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) in June 2017.

Sue brings dedication, enthusiasm, and humor to her teaching, which encourages students to develop their skills and enhance their understanding of yoga as a path for self-understanding, self-improvement, and spiritual development. According to Sue, “Your yoga mat is your laboratory for observing who you are in the moment, without judgment or distraction.”

Daniel

Daniel Forster is committed to supporting individuals on their healing journeys and offering tools to bring balance for healing mind, body and spirit. After studying International Business and Entrepreneurship at Belmont University, Daniel went on to be certified as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor. His focus is in modern Ayurvedic Medicine, using diet and lifestyle practices, herbs, essential oils as well as other modalities.

Daniel believes that living your best life includes moving towards a healthy mind and body, so he explores a holistic approach to aim to prevent and reverse disease, using the fundamental healing principles of mind-body-spirit medicine. His holistic client-centered approach is to provide guidance and knowledge to empower his clients in achieving their own health, vitality and self-nurturing.

What's Included

  • 2x Daily yoga classes - asana, pranayama, meditation & Ayurvedic classes
  • Props - All the yoga props and accessories are on site, but by all means, bring your favorite mat.
  • Accommodation - 8-days and 7-nights of eco-friendly accommodations at a premier Costa Rican Eco Resort, with a pool, spa & right next to the beach
  • Food - Delicious farm-to-table meals and a snack each day, using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, and fresh bread baked daily. Meals are primarily vegan/vegetarian.
  • Home from home - Daily housekeeping service
  • Sadhana space - Open-air yoga studio
  • Wi-fi - Yes & it's free!

Getting there - Fly into San Jose Airport (SJO), charter flight to Puerto Jimenez airport. Contact blueosatravels@gmail.com for help with charter reservations.

Not Included

  • Airfare - You are responsible for your air travel and fees.
  • Spa services - these are additional, though you will receive a complimentary $50 gift certificate.
  • Excursions - cost of excursions & transportation to and from the excursion are not included.
  • Alcohol - speciality beverages are available at the bar, pricing is included in the retreat price.
  • Costa Rica departure tax - is Included by most airlines in their fees; check with your airline operator

Cancelations

Any cancelations up to 60 days prior to the date the retreat commences will receive 50% refund, any cancelations after that date are nonrefundable.

Ready to know more contact info@iycostarica.com