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Be sure to join a group if you want to treat yourself to the Blue Spirit. Individual applications are not accepted. To choose your retreat, consult the list below and click the REGISTER NOW button. You will be redirected to the organizer's website where you will find the availability, prices etc. They will be taking care of your reservation.

The retreats are for 7 nights including 3 meals per day.

All 2012 Upcoming Retreats

July 18-August 8, 2015

YogaStream 200hr YA certified Teacher Training

with Lara Heimann MS, PT,RYT-500

Lara Heimann, a certified Physical Therapist, 500-RYT, and founder of YogaStream, invites you to a life-changing 21 days filled with yoga practice, anatomy, training and adventure for the spirit!
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August 1-22, 2015

Alchemy of Yoga Teacher Training RYT 200

with Silvia Mordini

How does the Alchemy of Yoga work? It transforms us on three levels: Physical Alchemy, Spiritual Alchemy, and Mental Alchemy. For us as Alchemist Yogis our laboratory is our mat and the ingredients are our bodies, poses, breath, thoughts and the mixing it all together changes our life. Happiness becomes our natural alchemy.
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August 1-8, 2015

Amazing Yoga-Yoga Teacher Training, Level 2

with Karen Conley and Sean Conley

We want to commend you for making this type of commitment not only to yourself, but to your community and the world around you. Your first hurdle was taking the Level 1 teacher training. Now that you have made those teachings fully your own, you are now ready for our Advanced Level 2 teacher training.
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August 17-22, 2015

Endless Summer yoga + surf retreat

with Dawn B + Amy Dannheim

Escape on a summer yogacation to Blue Spirit in the pristine and lush city of Nosara, Costa Rica with Dawn B and Amy. Situated on a super special surf break with a gorgeous yoga room overlooking the ocean, awesome eco-accommodations, plenty of space to chill & a range of lodging options to fit all tastes & budgets.
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October 31-November 7, 2015

Kula Yoga Retreat

with Randi Schiffman & Julia Randall

Practice. Play. Pause. Feel warm waves on your skin and stillness in your center as you nurture to your very core. A tropical ocean retreat to help reignite passion for yoga and for life! This is a unique opportunity for beginners to advanced practitioners and teachers.
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October 31-November 7, 2015

One Yoga Collective

with Dr. Deborah Kern

Join Dr. Deborah Kern and other guest teachers for 7-nights of Costa Rican paradise! We'll meet at Blue Spirit, a world class meditation and retreat center overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Nosara, Costa Rica.
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October 31-November 7, 2015

There’s No Place like Om

with Dakini Jaeger

Are you ready to combine the joy of working out with the relaxation of a personal yoga practice? If so, join us for the first ever combination fitness/yoga retreat.
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October 31-November 7, 2015

Waves of Love

with TBA

More info coming soon.
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October 31-November 7, 2015

Yoga Tropics

with TBA

More info coming soon.
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November 7-14, 2015

Choose Again - There IS a better way

with Diederik Wolsak, Claudette Thomas and Dawn Green

This transformational retreat sees a great variety of people who are looking for more from life; more joy, deeper connection, more honesty, clearer communication. If you are wondering: “What is my purpose in life? What is the purpose of my relationships, both professional and personal?” then you are ready to Choose Again.
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November 7-14, 2015

Enchantment Yoga, Meditation, Mantra & Kirtan

with Allison Sobel & Girish

Join Allison Sobel & Girish for a magical week of daily yoga accompanied by live music, meditation and exploration into sound, silence, mantra.
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November 7-14, 2015

Indra’s Grace Transformational Retreat

with Sandra Vanatko

Save the date! Indra’s Grace and friends return to Nosara, Costa Rica for our fourth season in a row! Pack your bags and come celebrate and nurture yourself for seven magical nights and eight days. Come experience an explorative and experiential week focused on becoming aware of, and developing an ongoing connection with our higher selves.
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November 14-21, 2015

2nd Annual - Waves of Bliss - Vinyasa Yoga & Meditation Retreat

with Nicole Kantas

All levels of yoga practice are welcome on this retreat. Spend an entire week being pampered on and off your mat in one of the five blue zones of the world. As the waves of the ocean flow in and away from the shore line, the waves of Vinyasa yoga will immerse you into bliss.
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November 14-21, 2015

Eco-Yoga Retreat

with Karen Hamdon SYT and Lawrence Dombro CYT (ConsciousYoga)

The Eco-Yoga retreat will offer you the opportunity to connect to your Pure Nature in the natural beauty of Costa Rica's Blue Zone. Retreat from the busyness of daily life and bask in the simple comforts of this eco-retreat center.
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November 14-21, 2015

Fifth Annual 7 Day Get Away

with Darcy, Stephanie and Jess

Deepen your practice with Darcy, Stephanie and Jess while nourishing your mind, body and spirit in the comfort of The Blue Spirit Resort. With daily yoga classes and workshops, and one day off midweek, you will have plenty of time to indulge in massage, explore and play.
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November 21-28, 2015

Bio-Energy Teacher Training

with Michael D'Alton

This retreat is for practitioners of Michael D'Alton's Bio-Energy Healing to become Level 1 Bio-Energy Trainers.
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November 21-28, 2015

Recovery 2.0: Yoga and Recovery Retreat

with Tommy Rosen, Kia Miller, Nikki Myers, Akahdahmah and Sukhdev Jackson

This retreat will focus on yoga, meditation and other practices that bring us into balance and harmony with ourselves. This will be an opportunity to reflect on our personal missions in life and give us tools to move forward in our recoveries from any and all addictions.
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November 28-December 5, 2015

Developing Your Intuition

with Gail Thackray

Spend 8 days in paradise at the Blue Spirit Retreat Center in Costa Rica where Gail will help you open your psychic senses so you can experience a direct connection to the spirit world.
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November 28 - December 5, 2015

Peace, Power, and Play!

with Sara Gallagher and Dina Tsouluhas

Meditate with the sounds of the ocean, flow with the waves of vinyasa and then splash around in the sand and surf! Peace, Power and Play. Join Sara and Dina for a week of fun in the Costa Rican sun.
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November 28-December 5, 2105

Women - Magic, Medicine, Magnificence: Living from the Source of the Sacred

with Annette Knopp

These are potent times for women to awaken to the Truth of our Being, own our Magic, and honor our Medicine. This retreat caters to all women who wish to deepen their connection to the Source of the Sacred, to be empowered in their Feminine Essence, and to live from Love and Openness.
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November 28 - December 5, 2015

Yoga Retreat

with David Ung and Amanda O'Malley

This retreat will feature two yoga practices daily from an array of styles (Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Yin, Acroyoga, Meditation and Daily Workshops)
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December 5-12, 2015

Power Flow Yoga Retreat

with Karen Conley and Sean Conley

Join Karen, Sean, and Amazing Yoga in Nosara, Costa Rica! December 5 -12, 2015. This week will allow you to dive deep into your yoga practice so you return home both inspired and renewed.
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December 5-12, 2015

Yoga and Sound Alchemy

with Rebecca Kovacs, Saraswati OM, Ayi Wong and Michael Mayzel

You are invited to experience a week of Dharma Yoga, Qi Gong, singing bowls, gongs and chimes to clear the subconscious and refocus your mind. You will return feeling clear, creative and kind; ready to design the new year ahead.
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December 5-12, 2015

Yoga Therapy

with Lisa Steels

Are you seeking spiritual connection and enhanced self-awareness? Discover your innate wisdom and intuitive potential with Dr. Jelusich, as you explore the psychology of the chakras and embrace guided meditations.
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December 12-19, 2015

Power and Freedom: Awakening the Luminous Self as Teacher and Guide

with Yogarupa Rod Stryker and Elena Brower

The idyllic Blue Spirit Retreat is the healing ground for a collaborative retreat taught by Yogarupa Rod Stryker and Elena Brower, December 12 – 19, 2015. Our week together will be a time to bask in your most nourishing Self, as well as the study and practices that will make it fully come alive.
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December 19-26, 2015

Barefoot Bliss Yoga Retreat

with Tamika Schilbe, E-RYT 1000 and Brenda Dowell, E-RYT 1000

Stepping Out of the Christmas Culture and Walking the Path of Your True Self This December, step out of the Christmas culture with like-hearted others and give yourself time and space to renew your spirit.
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December 19-January 9, 2015

Costa Rica New Year's Retreat

with Shiva Rea & Demetri Velisarius

Join vinyasa Pioneer Shiva Rea and Prana Danda Yoga founder Demetri Velisarius for a WInter Solstice-New Year Evolutionary Vinyasa Journey. Enter the New Year in an empowering and rejuvenating rhythm of living yoga, healing relaxation, and liberating play in Nosara, Costa Rica where the jungle meets the ocean.
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December 26, 2015 - January 2, 2016

New Year’s Bhakti Retreat ~ Kirtan & Yoga

with Jai Uttal & Nubia Teixeira and Guest Teacher Visvambhar Sheth

Bring in the New Year in a wave of prayer and song with the joy-filled and healing practices of chanting and Yoga! We will deeply explore these ancient devotional expressions, weaving together our hearts and voices in celebration and invocation of the Divine.
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January 2-9, 2016

Yoga, Healthy Eating, Sun, and Exploration

with Bert Wyatt and Amie DiGennaro

Join us for a vinyasa flow yoga retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica. You will experience a deepening of your yoga practice and a renewal of your spirit.
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January 9-16, 2016

Dive In! Nia and Yoga Retreat

with Marybeth Grinnan and Niki Schemmel

Dive in to the juicy experience of Nia and Yoga at Blue Spirit Retreat Center in lush Nosara, Costa Rica. Join Marybeth and Niki on a sensation filled journey as we deepen our connections with body, mind and heart.
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January 9-16, 2016

Omega Winter Program WEEK ONE

with Joan Halifax Roshi, Richard Leider, Roger Jahnke, Annette Knopp, Stephan Rechtschaffen, Marianela Ortiz and Steven Michael Pague

this week at Omega Costa Rica, you can explore a contemporary approach to Buddhism or prepare for the next exciting stage of life. You also can practice healing qigong or yoga,learn how to shift from seeking to being the love you long for, or discover the fundamentals of longevity. Throughout the week, enjoy a workshop in the morning, try another in the afternoon, or abandon your schedule and head to the beach.
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January 16-23, 2016

Fourth Annual Yoga And Wellness Rejuvenation Retreat

with Marjorie Nass

Join us for the Fourth Annual Yoga and Wellness Rejuvenation Retreats. This transformational week includes nourishing yoga practices and inspiring wellness workshops. You will learn simple routines and practices to live better in your body and enrich your life.
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January 16-23

Omega Winter Program WEEK TWO

with Sharon Landrith, Joan Borysenko, Mark Matousek, Jean Haner, Amber Ryan, Marianela Ortiz, Stephan Rechtschaffen and Steven Michael Pague

In week 2 at Omega Costa Rica, you can learn to rest in stillness, discover your true self through writing, or experience spiritual memoir as a healing path. Clear your energy to refresh your life, practice rejuvenating yoga or qigong, or unleash your creative potential through ecstatic dance. Explore the sample workshops in the morning and afternoon, stroll the three-mile-long sandy beach, and then relax and enjoy the exciting evening activities offered at Blue Spirit. Or, you can leave the schedule behind and try an excursion. Throughout the week, you can explore the sample workshops in the morning and afternoon, stroll the three-mile-long sandy beach, and then relax and enjoy the exciting evening activities offered at Blue Spirit. Or, leave the schedule behind and try an excursion.
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January 23-30, 2016

Fourth Annual Yoga And Wellness Rejuvenation Retreat

with Marjorie Nass

Join us for the Fourth Annual Yoga and Wellness Rejuvenation Retreats. This transformational week includes nourishing yoga practices and inspiring wellness workshops. You will learn simple routines and practices to live better in your body and enrich your life.
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January 23-30, 2016

Omega Winter Program WEEK THREE

with John Perkins, Judith Ansara, Robert Gass, Maia Danziger, Neil Kramer, Gina Norman, Amber Ryan, Stephan Rechtschaffen, and Steven Michael Pague

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can experience a revolution of consciousness, explore relationship as a spiritual practice, or tap into your unconscious to free the writer within. Cultivate a truer experience of reality, immerse yourself in restorative yoga, qigong, or ecstatic dance, or learn to find fulfillment in the present moment. Get the most out of the sample workshops by day, rest and relax, and then take time to enjoy the fun and invigorating evening activities at Blue Spirit. Get the most out of the sample workshops by day, rest and relax, and then take time to enjoy the fun and invigorating evening activities at Blue Spirit.
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January 30- February 6, 2016

Alie McManus Yoga Retreat

with Alie McManus

This winter, reclaim your freedom through a week of yoga, adventure, and deep relaxation. Throughout this revitalizing week, you will learn the balance between grounding and enlightening, doing and undoing, relaxing and energizing, and centering and expanding.
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January 30-February 6, 2016

Omega Winter Program WEEK FOUR

with Mark Hyman, Esther Perel, Leslie Salmon Jones, Jeff W. Jones, Jack Saul, Annette Knopp, Stephan Rechtschaffen, and Steven Michael Pague

In week 4 at Omega Costa Rica, you can learn to achieve optimal health and wellness, unlock your erotic intelligence, or find ways to become more resilient. Practice rejuvenating yoga or qigong, recover your wholeness through meditative inquiry, or discover the principles of longevity. Dive into the sample workshops, optional activities, exciting excursions, and evening events—and enjoy all that Blue Spirit has to offer.
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February 6-13, 2016

Embodying Essence

with Ingrid and Sylvia May and Benito

The Embodying Essence Retreat or (Deepening into Essence Retreat) is a time to discover the truth of one’s being and to deepen inside of that realization. Awakening and freedom is always present at the core of our heart, but can be unrecognized in the race of our daily lives.
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February 6-13, 2016

Omega Winter Program WEEK FIVE

with Robert Peng, Melissa Myozen Blacker, and Florence Meleo-Meyer

During Week 5 at Omega Costa Rica, you immerse yourself in one in-depth program for the week. Discover special qigong empowerments to activate and harmonize energy for healing with Robert Peng. Or, explore Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and how to apply it in your daily life with Melissa Myozen Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer. Also, Steven Michael Pague joins us to teach optional qigong classes and host evening events and community gatherings.
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February 13-20, 2016

The Heart of Belly Dance

with Rachel Brice

Experience the beauty of Costa Rica while studying with a founder of tribal fusion belly dance, the one and only Rachel Brice.
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February 13 - 20, 2016

The Heart of the Phoenix; The Art of Rebirth Women's Retreat

with Alandra Napali Kai

The only way anything new can happen is when one truly learns to let go of the old and be reborn into the new. This is an art that until it has been learned, one is always living out the old, the conditioned, and with the old, one suffers. Until you know how to be reborn, and how to allow the brain and the being to wake up to the new, you will live out the old.
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February 20-27, 2016

The 7th Annual Kaia Yoga Retreat to Costa Rica

with Gina Norman and Lisa Giordano

Join Gina Norman and Lisa Giordano, of Kaia Yoga, for a week of unwinding and relaxing. Take time to focus on your practice, learn more about the philosophy and explore the reasons we fall in love with the practice of yoga. Meditation, pranayama, philosophy and more will be infused into your daily practice, suitable for beginners to advanced students.
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February 20-27, 2016

The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute Yoga Eco-Adventure

with Beryl Bender Birch

Blue Spirit Resort overlooks the azure blue Pacific Ocean. Five minute walk to white sand beach. Unforgettable friends, inspirational conversations, long mindful walks, powerful prana, truly transformational asana, pranayama, meditation, and yoga nidra sessions.
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February 27-March 5, 2016

7 Days of Bliss: Nova Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

with Melanie Caines & Robin Penney

Sand, sun, and yoga anyone?! Join Melanie & Robin for 7 days of bliss at Blue Spirit in Nosara, Costa Rica! Fresh air, fresh food, two yoga classes a day, plus all the lounging, exploring, and relaxation you can handle: treat yourself to this BLISS!
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February 27-March 5, 2016

Costa Rica Yoga & YOU! An exploration in rhythm: body, breath, nature and life

with Sabré Page

Freedom Journey Yoga Retreats presents this fun-filled week of yoga with Sabré Page in Nosara, Costa Rica. We'll be retreating at the amazingly beautiful Blue Spirit, enjoying delicious meals and the lushness of indigenous landscaping, creating a sanctuary for our group.
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February 27-March 5, 2016

Rhythm & Waves 2016: Vinyasa Flow and Relaxation

with Adam Hocke & Jill Nikolai

Adam & Jill return for a second year to be inspired by the natural rhythms and waves of the beautiful Costa Rican setting at Blue Spirit. We'll find freedom and joy through mornings of energising vinyasa flow yoga, afternoons of tropical adventures and excursions, and evenings of guided relaxation and restorative practice.
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March 5-12, 2016

Find Your Zen

with Veda Andrus, Marie Shanahan, Yolly Hamuth & Linda Bark

Spend 7 transformative days in Paradise nurturing Self, while learning valuable tools for Health and Wellbeing. 15.6 CNE hours of live workshops with option of 6 self-paced hours for nurses.
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March 12-19, 2016

In The Light of Love

with Deva Premal, Miten and Manose

Celebrate your life and nurture your heart with a unique seven day vacation with Deva, Miten and Manose.
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March 19-26, 2016

Spring Retreat at Blue Spirit Costa Rica

with Renee Chester and Rachel Bers

Join Bloom yoga teachers, Renee Chester and Rachel Bers for a week in the tropical paradise of Nosara Costa Rica at the beautiful Blue Spirit Retreat Center in Costa Rica! Unwind and rejuvenate your body and mind through two daily yoga practices where you will receive hands-on adjustments and personalized modifications.
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March 19-26, 2016

The Elements and the Equinox

with Pravassa + Jillian Pransky

Harness energy for renewal and expansion during the spring equinox in Costa Rica’s Blue Zone. Jillian Pransky and Pravassa invite you to a week of relaxation and rejuvenation surrounded by world-class surfing and vibrant jungle wildlife. Come to connect with soulful friends and restore your sense of harmony while flowing through seven life-changing days filled with transforming yoga, meditation, and relaxation sessions.
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March 19-26, 2016

The Lover and the Beloved

with Deva Premal, Miten and Rafia

THE LOVER AND THE BELOVED is an invitation for loving couples to deepen their connection as partners and friends. By participating in meditations based on intimate communication and the transformation of our first-chakra energy, we rise to new heights of love, affection and intimate communion.
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March 26- April 2, 2016

Mindful Education

with TBA

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March 26-April 2, 2016

Surf, Sun, Sangria + Savasana

with Bonnee Gregg and Krista VandenBrink

This Winter, take in sun, sand and savasana with Breathing Room Yoga Studio + Cafe. We’re heading to Costa Rica for seven days of bliss at the world renowned Blue Spirit Retreat.
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April 2-9, 2016

Journey Into the Inner- Sound Paradise

with Andrei Ram, Ata Baechler, Ayi Wong and Michael Mayzel

Join us for a dynamic remarkable week of Dharma Yoga, Thai Massage and healing Sound Journeys… facilitated by world class teachers Andrei Ram, Ata Baechler, Ayi Wong and Michael Mayzel.
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April 9-16, 2016

Qoya: Embody the Woman that is Wise, Wild and Free

with Rochelle Schieck

Qoya is the science and art of embodying your soul based on the idea that through movement, ritual, community and pilgrimage we remember. We remember our feminine essence is wise, wild and free.
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April 16-23, 2016

Qoya: Embody the Woman that is Wise, Wild and Free

with Rochelle Schieck

Qoya is the science and art of embodying your soul based on the idea that through movement, ritual, community and pilgrimage we remember. We remember our feminine essence is wise, wild and free.
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April 16-23, 2016

Yoga and Meditation retreat

with Charu Rachlis

This is a unique opportunity to be in retreat with Charu! She will lead a week long retreat at Blue Spirit - Costa Rica. In this week, we will be practicing everyday - Meditation, Pranayama, Yoga asanas and restoratives.
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April 23-30, 2016

Vibrant Yoga Costa Rica Retreat

with Rebecca Snowball and Clia Tierney

Carve out a week in paradise to reconnect with your body, clear your mind, nourish your spirit, and enjoy life in community. If you feel as though life is rushing by, this Costa Rica yoga retreat is exactly what you need to slow down and tap into Pura Vida, “pure life.”
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April 23-30, 2016

Yoga & Wellness Retreat in Costa Rica

with Jeannie Laslo Douglas,ERYT and Elizabeth Busch,MPT

Retreat yourself! Discover the true meaning of Pura Vida, health and wellness with a Retreat for YOU. Together we will immerse into ALL the aspects of wellness with daily Yoga classes, Meditation sessions, inspiring workshops on a variety of life topics, deep relaxation, adventure, and delicious food.
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April 23-30, 2016

Yoga Adventure Retreat

with Cortney Ostrosky and Drisana Lewis

Join Drisana Lewis & Cortney Ostrosky for a week of yoga and adventure at the luxurious Blue Spirit Retreat Center in Costa Rica. Enjoy daily asana, meditation and mantra, as well as optional group adventures such as paddle boarding, surfing and zip line canopy tours. There will be ample down-time to enjoy the Spa, 3 mile white sand beach and exploration of this beautiful piece of paradise. Contact us today to reserve your room.
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April 30-May 7, 2016

Full Circle Flow Yoga Vacation

with Christine Northcote and FCY Instructors

Join Full Circle Yoga’s retreat/yoga vacation to Blue Spirit, a gorgeous hill-top seaside resort located in the lush surf jungle overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Nosara, Costa Rica.
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May 7-June 4, 2016

Shamanic Energy Medicine 300hr Training

with Alberto Villoldo and Marcela Lobos

Considered the gold standard in shamanic education, our four-week certification program prepares wise and ethical energy medicine practitioners. Under the guidance of Dr. Alberto Villoldo, Marcela Lobos, and senior FWS teachers, students are immersed in the mystical merging of ancient wisdom and modern science of energy medicine, as they learn to heal themselves and others.
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May 7-14, 2016

Soul Purpose Wealth

with Sabine Messner

Are you ready to anchor your life and business in total abundance and create real wealth as you follow your bliss and fulfill your calling?
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May 21-June 3, 2016

The Three Masteries - Working with sacred, walking with protection, reading the signs of destiny

with Alberto Villoldo and Marcela Lobos

A deep immersion into the mythic realms of shamanic teaching. Open to current FWS students only. Acquire tools to work with the sacred, including the seemingly “negative” elements, to draw the lessons and bring healing, transformation, and balance to every life situation.
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July 9-16, 2016

The Yoga Shop is taking it to Costa Rica!! SOLD OUT

with Annie Q and Kim Charbonneau

Our Yoga Vacation to Costa Rica will be filled with Yoga, adventure (including the longest zip line in the world and a hike to a magical waterfall), free time to rest and rejuvenate or take additional adventure tours of your choice, and of course lots of fun and laughter. Our yoga vacations foster friendship and connection with like minded amazing people. We would love to have you join us!
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October 29-November 12, 2016

Moksha/Modo Advanced Teacher Training

with Moksha/ Modo Faculty plus special guests

Each Advanced Training (previously known as Level 2) has brought together a unique and inspiring faculty. You will learn about pranayama and asana practice for experienced teachers and practitioners.
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