Winter is Coming – Do you remember how much it snowed last winter?  We do too! That is why we have created a relaxing wintertime escape to Costa Rica. There is no better time to escape the grasp of a Midwest winter…and why not head off to a tropical beach destination with sand, yoga and friends?

Join your Power Life family for a 7-day retreat on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula, an area rich in biodiversity with its rainforests, mangroves, lagoons and pristine beaches. You’ll enjoy 6 nights in Santa Teresa, where the sound of the ocean waves breaking on the shore is the first thing you hear after a peaceful night’s sleep.  Look out your window and enjoy your view of lush gardens and pools. The on-site restaurant will serve you three delicious meals daily with a strong emphasis on locally sourced and organic ingredients.  

All-Level Power Yoga classes will be offered daily along with a mix of Restorative/Yin and Meditation classes sprinkled in.  Increase your confidence and practice your power in the Arm Balance Workshop. Attendees will also have the option of spending an afternoon “in service” by giving back at a local school.  There are numerous excursions and activities that can be added onto your adventure for an additional cost (think Zipline Jungle Tour, Fishing, Surf lessons, Horseback Riding, ATV tours, Stand Up Paddle Boarding).  

  • 6 nights accommodations 
  • 3 meals per day starting with dinner on the first night and ending with breakfast on the last day
  • In-country flight to Tambor and Shuttle to/from retreat center
  • Daily yoga practices
  • Personal retreat time (having time to nap, explore, walk, read, and just be)

Accommodations

A gorgeous, intimate boutique hotel right on the water with luxury two-story villas built around a free-form saltwater pool and tropical gardens, and elaborate beachfront villas. Picture Balinese architecture with bamboo, hardwoods, stone, water and plenty of windows and doors to let in fresh sea breezes. Located directly on the Santa Teresa Beach, you have the perfect combination of relaxing beaches, exciting jungle, tropical rainforest and luxurious accommodations within nature. White sand beaches, lush vegetation, and spectacular sunsets set an amazing stage for your best holiday.

Kirk Lautensleger

Kirk was working 80 hour weeks and wearing his shoulders as earrings when he found yoga in 2005. Always the competitive athlete, he loved the physicality of yoga. When the spiritual and philosophical side of yoga were exposed to him, he was hooked. Yoga provided him what his other activities couldn’t, the ability to foster the benefits of practice both on and off of the mat. Yoga was something that he could bring into all aspects of his life.

Kirk knows that yoga can be intimidating, so he crafts a class that is playful and inviting, while still being challenging and safe. His creatively planned classes build strength and flexibility in your body and mind while establishing clarity, giving you more confidence to overcome obstacles in your life, and keeping you injury free. His classes are themed with a message that is relatable and will inspire you to take it with you off your mat. Kirk helps you to connect with your higher Self as you peel away the layers and bring out the best in yourself.

Kirk’s playful nature is his remedy for life. He leads a light-hearted class that is fun because too often in life we sweat the small things that don’t really matter and lose focus on our true path. He will be gentle with you when you’re low, honest with you when you’re lost and will celebrate with you always.

Stefan Hoffman

After stepping on his mat in ’15, Stefan noticed how the discipline and mindfulness transferred to every aspect of his life. He truly feels his practice allows people to encounter a better version of him, which they deserve. This positive ripple effect yoga had on his life left him with the desire to share this practice with others. Stefan completed his 200-hr Power Yoga TT at Power Life with Christen Bakken. He views being an instructor as a vehicle to leave his mark and make a difference through positive change. Students will be challenged to turn their thinking into action and practice discipline before expression. In his class, Stefan aims to create a challenging and motivating environment to empower students to design their lives with passion and constant intent. Expect to experience a physical class filled with difficult transitions, strong beats and the opportunity to take your practice to the next level- physically and mentally. He’s an arm balance kind of guy.

When he’s not on his mat, Stefan can be found staying active whether it’s on the tennis court, at the gym, or outdoors. He’s passionate about his involvement in the Power Life, Lululemon, and Big Brothers Big Sisters communities.

  • Malpais Canopy Tour 
  • Fishing Tour
  • Horseback Riding Tour
  • Montezuma Falls Quest on ATVs
  • Surf Lessons
  • Stand-Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) 
  • Karma Yoga Activity
  • And More…

*Price of Activities are not included in tuition

SPA

Discover the true meaning of relaxation at the center’s Spa, offering a variety of first-class spa services performed by professional therapists. Treatments utilize 100% organic, made in Costa Rica oils and lotions. Offering massages, focused treatments, bodywork, and wellness. 

Please be sure to review Our Policies.


Registration

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Paying your initial deposit of $350 will lock in your tuition rate and hold your space for the trip. A non-refundable $35 Payment Processing Fee will be added to the tuition rate upon registration.

For technical questions or alternative payment options, please contact us.

Getting There 

You will be booking your flights for the San Jose International Airport (SJO). Before booking tickets, please be sure you have received your official confirmation note that the retreat has met its minimums. There will be one group airport shuttle each way based on our flight window guidelines. Be sure your flights align with the provided flight windows if you wish to use the group shuttle.

Booking your Flight for the Best Price Possible!

True Nature Travels and STA Travel have partnered together to provide you the best airfare for your upcoming trip. STA Travel is a full-service travel agency which offers affordable, flexible fares and access to their exclusive airfare deposit program. Please use the following link to book or contact STA Travel directly: http://www.statravel.com/solutions/true-nature.htm.

Travel Insurance

We cannot emphasize more the importance of travel insurance. As we all know, especially as travelers, “life happens.” Whether it’s family, work, mother nature, or a change of heart, it is important to be prepared in case you need to unexpectedly change your travel plans. Often for less than $150, you can purchase a travel insurance policy and be protected in the event that you need to make a change or need to be covered financially prior to or during your trip. To purchase insurance with the True Nature discount, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do you have questions about traveling abroad? After you register, we will provide you with a Participant’s Package with helpful information. Also be sure to check out our Participant FAQs. If you have other questions, feel free to write us at info@truenaturetravels.com and let us know how we can help!

Group Accommodations – $2695 USD

Shared Accommodations – $2895 USD

Single Accommodations – $3595 USD

Costa Rica Yoga Retreats
Costa Rica Yoga Retreats

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