Carve out time for yourself to make YOU a better YOU in Costa Rica with Randi Whitman. We will dig deeply into the practice of Pilates and Yoga with plenty of time to relax and explore this breathtaking venue.
Press the HOLD button on your responsibilities, on your commitments, on your carpooling and snack preparation. Take time out for yourself to help YOU become a better YOU, so that YOU can show up revitalized, rested, stronger, mentally available, energetic and motivated. Join me in Santa Teresa on a stunning white sand beach on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula at their Hotel, Spa and Yoga Center for an experience you’ll not want to miss. Your mornings and evenings will be filled with Pilates and Yoga Classes for all levels, in their open-air decks, listening to the rhythm of the waves while strengthening and lengthening your Mind, Body and Soul. Throughout the day you will have various excursions you can join, exploring waterfalls, rainforests, butterfly gardens, and tide pools, or take the day to relax on the four acres of unspoiled tropical beaches and swimming areas right within walking distance. Likewise, this resort features a full-service spa, offering professional massages, wraps, exfoliation treatments, facials, and other services such as acupuncture, manicures, and pedicures.
This venue is an environmentally conscious hotel, committed to conserving the vibrant biodiversity and richness of the rainforest that surrounds the region. Immerse yourself in the most pristine, natural environment and experience the wildlife of Costa Rica right outside your window. Bonus, Santa Teresa is one of the hippest surf towns in Costa Rica and there is always something new to do. Numerous activities and adventures await you. You will feel like you have landed in paradise. Never regret taking care of YOU, so you can be an even better YOU.
- 6 nights accommodations
- 2 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)
The retreat will be held at an intimate beachfront hotel and yoga center located in Santa Teresa, a breathtaking white sand beach on the Pacific Ocean of Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula. Situated on four acres of unspoiled tropical beach, you will find beautiful swimming areas and also outcroppings of rock where natural tide pools form. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are prepared daily and include healthy vegetarian options along with fish and/or chicken. The food is organic when available and prepared with nourishing ingredients.
Founder and director of Frog Temple, Inc., Randi Whitman studied and was certified in the pure, classic Pilates form by The Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado. She is also a Certified Pre and Post-Natal Pilates Specialist™ through The Center for Women’s Fitness. Randi has a lifetime of experience in fitness, dance and massage therapy. She earned her BFA in Dance and Art from the University of Wisconsin and danced professionally as both a member of Joseph Holmes Dance Theater and as an original member of Chicago’s River North Dance Company. She has also taught aerobics, was certified by IDEA and AFFA, and worked as a certified personal trainer for six years prior to teaching Pilates. In 1983, Randi was certified by the Chicago School of Massage Therapy as a massage therapist and has practiced massage ever since. Randi has also studied Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga extensively. As owner of Frog Temple, Randi spends most days, when not with her young family, in the studio working privately with clients, teaching a variety of classes including all levels of Pilates, Yoga, and Piloga – a blend of Pilates mat and Yoga work, as well as running the Frog Temple Teacher Training Certification Program. Randi never tires of teaching Pilates, as every client brings a new perspective to the work, always challenging her to dig deeper as a teacher, guiding bodies toward whole body health, inside and out.
Randi was voted Best Pilates Instructor in 2005 by Chicago Magazine!
More testimonials about Randi and her studio:
- Stand-Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)
- Surfing Lessons
- Boat Ride to Tortuga Island with Snorkeling
- Hiking in Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve
- Zip-lining/Canopy Tour
- Karma Yoga Activity
- And More…
*Price of Activities are not included in tuition
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% natural products. Offering massages, wraps, exfoliation treatments, facials, acupuncture, reiki, reflexology, and other beauty treatments, the Spa is located in front of Santa Teresa Beach so that you may enjoy the sounds of the sea and its cooling breezes.
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Shared Accommodations – $2495 USD
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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.