- 6 Nights Accommodations
- 3 meals per day starting with dinner on the first night and ending with breakfast on the last day
- Round-Trip Group Transport to/from the Airport
- Daily Yoga Practices
- Personal Retreat Time (having time to nap, explore, walk, read, and just be)
You will stay at a sustainable, rainforest eco-lodge hotel providing comfortable accommodations amidst acres of lush gardens, hiking trails, and a secluded jungle. The atmosphere at the retreat center is simple, healthy, and relaxed. Rooms are single, double, or triple occupancy with fans and hot water. The eco-lodge has a beautiful chlorine-free swimming pool and jacuzzi. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are prepared daily and include healthy vegetarian options. The food is organic and local when available, prepared with nourishing ingredients and lots of love. We do our best to honor your registration type. If enrollment pairings are such that we cannot honor the occupancy type you have selected, we will contact you 90 days prior to your trip. Feel free to contact us in the meantime if you have concerns.
Wanjira Njenga is a bodyworker and yoga educator. She has been a student of yoga for over 30 years, and now celebrating her 12th year as a yoga educator in Montreal: www.wanjira.com. She originally trained as a Sivananda Teacher in Madurai, India -200hrs then went on to train in the Iyengar Inspired yoga with Hart Lazer, in Montreal – 300hrs. Wanjira continues her training in Therapeutic yoga – currently over 600 hours with various teachers. She is a trained Massage Therapist, Structural Myofascial Release Therapist, Reiki practitioner, Reflexologist and Reflexology teacher. Her yoga classes are unique as she brings a deep understanding of anatomy and alignment into my teaching and hands-on adjustments. Her toolbox is wide and rich!
Wanjira teaches all level of classes – Beginner, Intermediate, Gentle/Restorative, and Therapeutic. She loves teaching yoga in a way that is accessible to all.
Training and Influences:
Hart Lazer, Doug Keller, Michael Bridge-Dickson, Leslie Kaminoff, Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. Melanie Roche.
“After searching for a good yoga teacher and practice for many years, I finally meet Wanjira Njenga almost 4 years ago, and I can honestly say she is the very best yoga teacher I have ever had. Wanjira is extremely knowledgeable, well learned, and passionate not only in Iyengar yoga, but in the anatomy, the body, and what it needs. (Among many other disciplines). She is only too happy to share her extensive knowledge with all of her students, giving us examples of how to take our practice off of our mats and into everyday life and how to safely practice at home. She even gifts us with a yoga ‘tip of the week’ which is a detailed description and photo or drawing of a yoga pose to better enable us to understand and practice. Safety is something that is always at the forefront of this great teacher’s mind. She is extremely aware of all the students in her classes and their struggles or needs. Wanjira is a natural teacher and always encourages us to ask questions about any of the poses. A good teacher helps you push your boundaries in yoga, but a great teacher helps you awaken in yoga. This is Wanjira Njenga!”~Giovanna Daniele, Student
“Initially, I was dragged to yoga by my good friend and I had no intention of going back. As soon as I entered Wanjira’s class I knew that it was going to be very different from all my previous yoga experiences. The difference was careful instruction regarding how to get in and out of poses safely, a small class setting where there is a great deal of individual attention, and a class where laughter and smiling are encouraged. My goal in continuing with Wanjira’s classes was to improve upon my ability to manage stress and to relax my body. What I learned from Wanjira taught me so much more; how to breathe, dealing with fears, not being too hard on yourself, and how to live and be in the present moment. As her classes have evolved over the past 3 years, my flexibility and strength have greatly improved and this transformation has happened on physical, emotional and spiritual levels. If you are willing to embrace to your full benefit her teachings, Wanjira’s yoga classes will offer you the opportunity to learn how to become a calmer, stronger individual with better control and care of your body and mind. ” ~April Rehel, Student
While on your retreat you will also have the opportunity to take part in adventure activities and wonderful excursions. Some of the possible options include:
- Horseback Riding
- Volcano Hike
- Hotsprings Excursion
- Nighttime Rainforest Hike
- Hanging Bridges
- Waterfall Tour
- Sacred Seed & Plant Tour
*Price of Activities are not included in tuition
Bring balance and harmony to your spirit at the Rain Forest Spa. Spa treatments include a variety of massages, therapeutic body treatments, skin care services, and aromatherapy sessions using only the highest quality organic oils and extracts derived from fruits, herbs, flowers, and botanicals.
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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.
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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.
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Shared Accommodations – $2095 USD
Single Accommodations – $2495 USD
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