Let go of the business of life and allow yourself to settle into tranquility and peacefulness. Find inner bliss as you disconnect from modern distractions and immerse yourself in the abundance and serenity of nature by joining True Nature Education for a week-long yoga retreat at Arenal Eco-Lodge and Biodynamic Farm in Costa Rica. You will return with a sense of being restored, renewed, and rejuvenated, having had the experience of this magical tropical yoga retreat.
You will stay at a sustainable rainforest eco-lodge hotel providing comfortable accommodations. The atmosphere at the retreat center is simple, healthy, and relaxed. Rooms are single, double, or triple occupancy with fans and hot water. For shared accommodation, you will be staying in a room that will be shared with one to two person guests. The eco-lodge has a beautiful chlorine-free swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
Woven into the week will be gentle yoga practices, along with yoga Nidra and chakra balancing. Each session is intended to guide you deeper into levels of inner awareness, calm, and balance. You'll begin your week with the honoring the 4 directions sacred ritual and conclude your retreat with an inspiring welcoming the new moon ceremony under the stars. Each ceremony will be a blessing to heighten your sense of place and your connection to the purity of bliss.
Note: Everyone is welcome for most of True Nature Education's programs unless otherwise specified. Teachers are prepared to teach at multiple levels of experience. Whether you are a beginner or master yogi, you will find your program appropriate to your level.
YogaFit Training Systems and Anusara School of Hatha Yoga (Hatha Yoga)
Brenda Stone has energetically embraced yoga since 1999 and continues to be a life-long learner of yoga. She is a dreamer and an adventure seeker. Brenda began her journey into yoga with a spirit of exploration because of neck injuries and found that yoga significantly helped alleviate the pain and the need for medication. With this newfound awareness, she began to share her knowledge of yoga in 2008 when she started teaching at the local YMCA and began her yoga teacher training.
Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra (Nidra Yoga)
Teaching is both a passion and a calling for Betsey. She has been teaching yoga to students of all levels and ages for over 12 years and within each class cultivates a spirit of connectivity and community, inviting students to fully engage in the art of yoga. Teaching yoga is her way to contribute to the world and give voice to what is truly meaningful. She has an MA in Education, a BS in English, and is currently an independent Arts in Education consultant. Her yoga teacher certifications include an RYT 200 teacher training with Amy Ippoliti.
This yoga retreat will take place at Arenal Eco-Lodge and Biodynamic Farm in La Fortuna, Costa Rica, amidst acres of lush gardens, hiking trails, and a secluded jungle.
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. If you have extreme allergies or strict dietary needs, you may want to bring some supplemental foods so you do not have to worry if you will have what you need.
Please book your flight to arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. True Nature Education will pick you up from the airport.
Before booking tickets, please be sure that 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 the flight window guidelines. Be sure that your flights align with the provided flight windows if you wish to use the group shuttle.
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