Dagmar Spremberg

Dagmar Spremberg is a yoga teacher and the founder of Montezuma Yoga. She offers great yoga retreats in beautiful locations.

  • Montezuma, Costa Rica
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Speaks English

from US$2,280

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Based on 4 reviews
from US$2,280
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7 days / 6 nights

Excellent 10/10

Based on 4 reviews
Limited availability
2 people currently interested

Excellent

Based on 4 reviews

Speaks English

from US$1,269

Excellent 10/10

Based on 4 reviews
from US$1,269
Price for:

8 days / 7 nights

Excellent 10/10

Based on 4 reviews

Excellent

Based on 4 reviews

Speaks English

from US$615

Excellent 10/10

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from US$615
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4 days / 3 nights

Excellent 10/10

Based on 4 reviews

Speaks English

from US$770

Excellent 10/10

Based on 4 reviews
from US$770
Price for:

5 days / 4 nights

Excellent 10/10

Based on 4 reviews

Dagmar Spremberg

Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Anusara Yoga, Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga)

Dagmar is a 5000-hour E-RYT with the Yoga Alliance and trained in Vinyasa Flow, Anusara, and Yin yoga with teachers like Elena Brower, John Friend, Rod Stryker, and Paula Tursi. In her classes, she loves to emphasize on synchronized movement and breath to deepen the experience of the practice. As a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York, Dagmar also compliments yoga with her work as a certified holistic health counselor and teaches lifestyle immersion programs, helping her students to maintain a healthy, vibrant, and balanced body.

Gaudan

Gaudan is a well-known Swiss renaissance artist with many creative skills in the areas of architecture, design, and art. He had the courage to spend 12 years living off the grid in the Costa Rican jungle and found his inspiration and confidence in the intuitive connection with nature and stillness. Gaudan’s passionate stories inspire with confidence and trust in intuition, which he generously shares to encourage others to be willing to take risks and to embrace the unknown.

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    Review by Lisa Paek from United States

    The most charming private yoga retreat

    PROS Pros: I love the intimacy of the whole experience. Dagmar gave us private lessons that were tailored my friend and me. Dagmar and Daniel are very accommodating and know the town well and gave us really good recommendation on places to eat and see. Her treehouse and her private residence were better that I anticipated. Food was all delicious and fresh everywhere we went. I did not want to leave paradise behind. I felt like I made new friends in Montezuma and hope to follow Dagmar on more retreats around the world.

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    Organizer response: Thanks Lisa, you and Olivia were such wonderful guests, I really enjoyed the laughter and lightness you brought to my place and hope we meet again!

    2017-Jul-12 21:23:05

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    Review by Cornelia Scheitz from United States

    Paradise in Costa Rica

    CONS Cons: To me there were none. Other people may find that only 3G coverage is not enough for them, but really if this concerns you, this isn't the trip for you.

    PROS Pros: The location is absolutely amazing and Dagmar makes it into a great experience. For a few days you belong to the family as much as you want - have great yoga customized to your needs, spectacular breakfast and just nice conversations. The tree house is super fun to stay in. Great views of the surrounding wildlife and the outdoor bathroom adds a wild Charme that just makes this special. Shower with monkeys - yes that is happening. Montezuma is just the right amount of Orginal and developed that it is just a delight to stay there and explore.

    10 Value for money
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    Organizer response: Thank you so much Cornelia, it was a pleasure meeting you and Jonas and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it so much! All the Best and maybe see you in Morocco next time ;) Dagmar

    2017-Jul-08 16:33:56

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    Review by Tatianie Jackson from United States

    HEAL, SEEK, LIBERATE

    CONS Cons: Mosquito bites!! But it's the rainforest so what do you do.

    PROS Pros: Heal: become sound or healthy again Seek: attempt to find Liberate: release from a state or situation that limits freedom of thought or behavior Dagmar's private yoga accommodations surpassed my expectations. Between the yoga, the intimate connection with nature, and spontaneous conversations with Dagmar and Daniel, the entire experience excelled beyond what I expected. Dagmar, thank you for the memories.

    10 Value for money
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    2017-May-08 02:53:58

  • Review by Christabel Daley from New York
    10 out of 10

    "I had the most incredible time during my four day private yoga retreat in Costa Rica! Dagmar and Daniel are wonderful hosts. The accommodations are stunning, and Daniel's personalized, home cooked breakfasts are healthy and delicious. Sleeping in the open air loft, under the moonlight, listening to the birds and monkeys are an experience you can never forget. The backyard shala is such a special place to practice yoga, and the private sessions with Dagmar furthered my personal practice in unanticipated ways. This is such a unique and magical experience that comes highly recommended !!"

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  • Review by CM Stacey from New York, NY
    10 out of 10

    "The private retreat I signed on for with Dagmar was exactly what I needed - a break from the hustle and bustle of NYC and just spend time to connect with myself. Our daily yoga sessions were held at Dagmar's cozy garden shala - imagine doing yoga with birds chirping all around and feeling the breeze coming from the trees. I also did drop in sessions at Montezuma Yoga Studio by the beach, which Dagmar founded and where she holds daily classes. It was fantastic just doing asanas surrounded by nature."

    "The artist loft I stayed at was gorgeous - sliding doors and windows all around, and a view of the sky at night so I can watch the stars as I fall asleep. And the daily breakfast served was delicious. Daniel can cook anything, and he can cater to any diet or preference. I have a particular liking for healthy foods, and that was what I got (and more). The ingredients he used were so fresh. Great way to start my day!"

    "And the town of Montezuma itself has such a chill and relaxed vibe. People are very friendly and there is no one rushing or pushing you into doing anything. You can laze the day away at the beach, eat at one of the many restaurants in town, sign up for different tours, or go rent an ATV and travel around the Nicoya Peninsula."

    "I would definitely do this all over again in a heartbeat."

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  • Review by Jean P. from New York
    10 out of 10

    "My mom and I spent the most magical and unforgettable 4 days at Dagmar’s private yoga retreat. This was an even more special trip because I wanted to share the gift of yoga to my mom and now thanks to Dagmar she is beginning to practice regularly! Some memories: waking up to the sounds of the jungle and seeing the lush green canopy all around us from the treehouse container loft, showering al fresco while feeling the warm breeze and hearing the music of the birds and sometimes even monkeys, eating a delicious and nutritious home cooked breakfast every morning in the lovely garden, candlelit dining by the beach to practicing every day in the beautiful hand built shala at Casa Maroc…this is the place to go for those who seek to attain Samahdi! Our hosts Dagmar and Daniel are warmhearted and delightful people – to top it off Daniel is a fantastic chef, a hang musician, and an extremely talented artist! Be sure to check out Dagmar’s beachside yoga studio and take a sunset class (if you’re lucky you will catch the one where Daniel performs hang to the practice), book a massage, take a zip line or snorkeling tour and dine beachside at some of Dagmar’s local spots. I feel happy and relaxed just writing this – I promise you will never want to leave Montezuma – until next time! January 2017"

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  • Review by Jameelah M
    10 out of 10

    "I have so many things to say, that I don’t know where to start. I have been practicing yoga for six months so I am still new to my practice. I am 19 years old and am a college student. It was my fist time traveling alone. I wanted to go on a yoga retreat that was safe and could take me away from my busy schedule for a while and I choose Montezuma for a private yoga retreat with Dagmar. I can honestly say that it was one of the best decision I have made in a long time."

    "When I arrived in Montezuma Dagmar had arranged for a taxi to come and pick me up from the airport. I chose the customized private retreat that came with every day one-on-one yoga session with Dagmar, and beautiful accommodation. I stayed in a cozy loft that was about a half a mile away from the town. The area was serene. I woke up every morning to the sound of birds, cicadas, wind, and sometimes howler monkeys! Each morning I had delicious homemade breakfast that was made by her partner Daniel."

    "The yoga sessions with Dagmar were amazing!! I got to choose when I wanted to start practice and the type of yoga I wanted to practiced. Dagmar is a wonderful yoga instructor and she has a beautiful soul! As a yoga instructor she was attentive, gentle, fun, versatile, and warm. She played beautiful music during practice and was aware of my needs. During this trip, I was able to relax and focus on myself. I would recommend this trip to anyone who wants to rediscover themselves and genuinely want to have a nice time. "

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  • Review by Sonja B from Aledo, Texas
    10 out of 10

    "I recently had the pleasure of attending a yoga retreat led by Dagmar in Costa Rica. This was my first retreat and I was not sure what to expect. I had only recently started practicing yoga. I am immensely grateful that I was given this opportunity. Dagmar has a beautiful heart which shines through as she leads others. She is a gifted teacher and her instruction is much more than just a physical experience. Her ability to teach with an open heart makes the way for others to open their heart’s and experience deep levels of freedom. Her skill in challenging you physically yet supporting you emotionally creates a beautiful space of ease and growth. I discovered through Dagmar’s instruction the importance and beauty of embracing the fullness of the practice. I can not recommend her enough. If you are looking for a skilled teacher to support your overall wellbeing , look no further. Thank you Dagmar for who you are and all you poured into me during the time we had together in Costa Rica. Sending much love and gratitude."

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  • Review by Heather C
    10 out of 10

    "Pictures nor words could do this sanctuary justice. This place is perfect down to every detail. Built with bare hands, heart, and vision. Bed was super comfortable, outdoor shower with a view of yoga shala and gardens made the experience perfect. Breakfast was delicious, organic, and super reasonably priced. The private deck was super spacious. The tea pot and mini fridge in the studio. The star fruit smoothies were crazy good and made me feel awesome!! Super close to town but you still feel like you are really far away from everything. Never will you find a place with so much character or people who radiate so much peace and love. "

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  • Review by √∂zlem O
    10 out of 10

    "Yoga retreats with Dagmar are extraordinary. She takes care of you better than anyone I've known. The yoga classes are well planned and fun, the friendship, and conversations are deep and personal and there is hardly any small talk. If you are looking for a real yoga retreat with real people, don't miss Dagmar's treats around the world. She picks the best spots, super organized and absolutely phenomenal yoga teacher. If you are lucky, you might have a chance to listen to Daniel's hang, and then you are in heaven. "

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  • Review by Karen Mc Cabe
    10 out of 10

    "Of the countless yoga classes I've taken over more than 15 years, Dagmar remains one of my all-time favorite teachers. She greets all her students with a smile and gracious warmth. You immediately feel welcomed into the studio wherever she may be teaching around the world. Her years of experience as a yoga teacher shows in her ease and confidence as she guides you into the yoga practice. If you are lucky enough to take a private lesson at her yoga shala in Costa Rica, you will never forget your experience."

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  • Review by Ankie Graewer
    10 out of 10

    "Dagmar is an incredible, very experienced Yoga teacher. She is even more as a yoga teacher. Her gentle way to teach yoga in a beautiful tropical location is heart opening, you can work out tone your body and at the same time surrender and just be ;-) I found it so relaxing and also energizing. She makes you feel good and you can tell, that she has a lot of experience. I have also attended a yoga class with her and Gaudan. He is playing the Hang and she is guiding you through a gentle yoga class. Wow... the combination is amazing. Meditative and very flowing. Loved it!"

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  • Review by Mitch from USA

    "I had the great pleasure of attending a 7-day yoga retreat with Dagmar and Daniel in Tulum. What an amazing experience! Dagmars insightful instruction, graceful flow and beautiful energy were inspiring. And the addition of Daniels hang music during our sunset sessions was pure magic. It was a truly memorable week and made a great impact on my practice."

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  • Review by Inga from Berlin

    "There are no words to describe how touching and meaningful this week was for me. Apart from the unique and inspiring yoga of Dagmar and touching music of Daniel, its the personal experience, learnings and changes that make such a week so meaningful. Dagmar and Daniel gave us a very powerful toolkit for getting in touch with ourselves, looking at our insides and feeling ourselves. I still chant the Gayatri Mantra a few times each week and meditate more frequently now. Also the ability to broaden my self-practice was a lasting output from that week. Together with Tara, which was first of all a female goddess for me and secondly the best vegetarian cook ever, the whole week was a journey to myself. Beside the spiritual aspects I enjoyed hanging out with an awesome crowd, going to the beaches, visiting hippie markets or just being lazy by the pool. Thanks Dagmar & Daniel for this unforgettable experience and for creating the space to make such a journey happening."

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  • Review by Joanne from United Kingdom

    "Not sure exactly where to begin with this enormous statement of gratitude to Dagmar & Daniel for my week in Ibiza. I knew it was going to be lovely, but it exceeded all expectations. The best word to fit my week is nourishing deeply. From the warm welcome, to the colourful food, the gorgeous setting, and the beautiful people that came together to share the week, it was everything I needed. I was slightly nervous about multiple yoga sessions each day, but Dagmar made it easy to return to the mat. She is a wise and multi-dimensional teacher. It truly was bliss. Thank you for giving my sister and I such a beautiful place to be."

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  • Review by Pia from Sweden

    "Sometimes I have to get my own Roots and Wings in balance and being at the villa Can Dream, together with Dagmar and Daniel and the rest of the group was the most beautiful and joyful way to do that. The lovely, warm, strong, soft, clear and sweet yoga that Dagmar teaches from her heart, the hang music played by Daniel, music sounding as music from the Gods in universe, the magnificent surroundings, the nature, the healthy and delicious food cooked by Tara and the group of people from different places on earth who shared, respected and contributed to both laughs and a special calmness What a blessing! Im so grateful for all the inspiration, the open space and the energy injection this was. I would totally do it again, join Dagmar and Daniel at Ibiza, or in any other place to get this positive energy again. Thank you, from my heart!"

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  • Review by Sara R.

    "What resonates in me from the both of you is a dedication to making this practice available, and approachable to all people. That anyone can find it in his or her heart. It's not about a headstand or some fancy jump back to chatturanga, but it's about it being a practical tool, if not way of life, that sheds light on how you interact with the world on a daily basis and gives people an opportunity to take a look at themselves, and how they always have a potential for growth and are always becoming the best version of themselves.I get this from you. Most importantly, I get this from myself and give thanks to those like the two of you who so willingly guide me there when I need a sounding board or someone to lay out a foundation for me to explore this conversation with myself and the world."

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  • Review by Isabelle D.

    "This week has been such a nice experience: practicing with sun, birds, wind ,and the beautiful music of Daniel, waouh! Meeting such adorable and different people, and enjoying how much your body is not "so" rusty - even if you haven't practiced yoga since months. The Kriya yoga I normally practice is particularly based on breath and meditation, and not as physical as Vinyasa but I really really want to keep on practicing Vinyasa, Dagmar. Your super teaching has totally convinced me."

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