This retreat will be Good for Your Soul!
Join us as we explore yoga, expanding our practice, our way of thinking, and our way of being as we roll out our mats surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rica.
While this retreat will be based on Baptiste Yoga, we invite all different yoga practitioners to join; beginners are welcome! You will be left with a sense of community to others, connection to what you are up to in your life, and a sense of clarity of how to go create it!
This retreat will focus on Yoga, Meditation, and Self Inquiry. Each session will end with discussion as we go out into the world to create our lives and exactly what we want in our lives. YES! YOU are that powerful!
In our downtime, enjoy the white sand beaches, a massage, or any of the amazing excursions that are offered. Each evening we will gather again in community to connect, nourish our bodies, and be good to our souls.
Rise with the sun or sleep in. Enjoy your morning! Take a walk, or relax with a cup of coffee on this beautiful island. Enjoy breakfast at your liesure. Meet daily for morning yoga practice as a group with meditation and discussion. Each day the practice will take shape building from one practice to the next. And each evening we will be offering a restorative practice or a workshop type practice breaking down handstands or inversions for example.
After the first class and meal, you have free time to explore, relax, or take part in optional add-on activities. Lunch will take place midday, during this free time. Dinner is offered after the evening class where we will get to further connect and speak to the day’s adventures and discoveries.
We will offer one dedicated “excursion day” in which we do not have scheduled yoga classes. This is a day for you to take advantage of some of the more involved tour and excursion offerings and is always a lot of fun!
Please keep in mind this is a dynamic practice and that the process and retreat offerings are organic. We shift and we expand based on what we create as a group together. All levels and all walks of life welcome. We look forward to connecting with each and everyone of you.
- 6 Nights Accommodations
- 3 Whole Foods Meals Each Day
- Round-Trip Group Flight to/from San Jose and the 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.
Jon and Leah Hansen
Jon and Leah Hansen are both Baptiste Certified Instructors. They have dedicated countless hours to the study of yoga and they are passionate about living and leading a yogic life. While Jon travels for work in Corporate America, Leah runs 2 yoga studios, and a partnership studio. They run a teacher training school where they are committed to training more teachers and offering yoga as a holistic approach to health, mental health, and well being. They are philanthropists, adventure seekers, and nature lovers. They have a beautiful home in Florida where they are raising their three young children. They understand the demands of life, work, and family. And they also understand the need to truly unplug. Jon and Leah are committed to doing this through the offering of a yearly yoga retreat. Where they step away from the business, leave their children in the caring hands of grandparents, and take special time with you to cultivate that much needed personal time. And as we take personal time we can all get back to center. They believe in the power of self care as a means to show up more powerfully for all the demands of daily life. The life that we all so carefully create for ourselves. They are in the business of wellbeing, whole life, whole body, and whole self.
- 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.
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.
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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