2nd Annual Mind|Body|Fitness|Yoga Costa Rica Experience Begins…

03/11/2013

Our journey to Costa Rica began months ago as we planned to return to Costa Rica again in 2013 after a fabulous adventure to the Guanacaste coast in 2012. Most of us were able to arrange life to get back to Costa Rica this year, some were off to other adventures and we have added

Guest Post: Rhythms of Joy Yoga Retreat Great Success!

02/02/2013

This was written by Tiina Kivinen, retreat leader of our first yoga retreat of the 2013 season, the Rhythms of Joy: A Costa Rica Experience, from 1/12-1/19: Love from Nosara Costa Rica! We just completed the Rhythms of Joy Costa Rica Yoga Retreat last week, and I am basking in the afterglow. The experience brought

Helping Baby Sea Turtles Journey to the Pacific

01/14/2013
We woke up at a.m. this morning to venture to Nicoya Peninsula in Nosara, Costa Rica, to watch the amazing, inspiring voyage of the hatching of baby sea turtles crawling to their ocean plunge. We were there to help them along the way, protecting them from potential predators to scoop them up, as these vulnerable

Catching Up with Karina Mirsky on her Upcoming Yoga Retreats with TNE

12/12/2012

The holidays are already upon us, meaning that the commencement of the 2013 True Nature Education retreat season is almost here. As we begin the new year, our yoga retreats lead the way. Our second retreat, the 4th Annual Karma Yoga Experience, is co-hosted by Karina Mirsky along with TNE co-owners, Joshua Canter and Kristin Luna Ray. Karina is

Yoga, Nutrition, and Costa Rica: Shayna Hiller on her Upcoming Retreat with TNE

12/03/2012

As our 2012-2013 retreat season continues into February, we will be offering one of our new yoga programs, Where Heaven Meets the Earth: A Costa Rica Yoga Experience, from February 16-23 for a week of yoga, music, and nature.
Hosted at the Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, join True Nature Education co-owners Joshua Canter and Kristin Luna Ray alongside yoga instructor and nutritionist, Shayna Hiller, in the mountain Costa Rica jungles with views of Mount Arenal. Within the lush surroundings of Finca Luna amidst thriving gardens, a sustainable farm, and secluded jungle hiking trails, the week-long retreat will foster an illumination of heart, mind, and soul through the practices of Hatha and Bhakti yoga, meditation, and mindfulness.

Experience the Rhythms of Joy with Tiina Kivinen

11/26/2012

With December just around the corner, our 2012-2013 retreat season is about to be underway. One of the first retreats on our calendar is Rhythms of Joy: A Costa Rica Yoga Experience, from January 12-19, 2013. Hosted at the beautiful Nosara Bed & Breakfast Retreat Center in Nosara, Costa Rica, you will experience a week-long

On Thanksgiving and the True Nature Education Mission

11/20/2012

A note from TNE owner and founder, Joshua Canter, on how the true essence of Thanksgiving lies at the heart of the TNE mission and vision.

Travel Tip Thursday: Mindful Awareness in New Surroundings

11/15/2012

When giving orientations and presentations to first-timers, we always emphasize this as the number one key aspect to being safe in Costa Rica. There is so much life in the beautiful land of Pura Vida, Pura Life. With this, there are also many creatures (just to name a few….sloths, monkeys, lizards, alligators) and places to visit where you

Travel Tip Tuesday: Learn Costa Rican Spanish Slang

10/16/2012

If you do not know any Spanish, we recommend learning the basic Costa Rican slang prior to your travel ventures. Even if you do know Spanish, it’s important to keep in mind that you may overhear words and sayings that are unfamiliar to Spanish language that you hear in other Spanish-speaking countries. Recall from our earlier Travel Tip blog discussing the reference of the Costa Rican locals as ticos.