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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

NEW! Upgrade your retreat with our signature Longevity Program

with Blue Spirit founder Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD

Enrolling in our signature longevity program will enhance your health, longevity and vitality during your week at Blue Spirit and open the door to the possibility of a sustained healthier lifestyle.
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April 21-28, 2018

5th Annual Yoga Adventure Retreat

with Cortney Ostrosky

Cortney Ostrosky is a yoga teacher, lifestyle and business coach, international retreat leader, and Lululemon ambassador based in Charleston, SC.
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April 21 - 28, 2018

Journey Within: Retreat, Reflect and Nourish

with Kate Waitzkin and Amelia Raun

Join Kate Waitzkin and Amelia Raun with Wanderlust Yoga Austin at the world-renowned Blue Spirit Resort in Nosara, Costa Rica.
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April 21 - 28, 2018

Kundalini & Gong Yoga

with Mehtab, Gur Karam and Tej Arvid

Kundalini Gong Yoga and the 5 Elements: Experience the power of Kundalini Yoga and the transformational sound of the Gong in a beautiful natural setting surrounded by the Five Elements.
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April 28 - May 5, 2018

Amazing Yoga Teacher Training

with Karen and Sean Conley

Amazing Yoga Teacher Training contains one of the most effective and practical training methods available. Our Yoga Teacher Training allows you to access your full potential through asana, meditation, practice teaching and self-inquiry.
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April 28-May 5, 2018

Annual Jivamukti Yoga & Surf Retreat

with Yogeswari assisted by April Joy and the Surf Pacifico Team

Join Yogeswari, April Joy Miala, and the world-class team of surfing instructors from Surf Pacifico for a monumental retreat experience at Blue Spirit, a luxury retreat center nestled on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
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April 28 - May 5 2018

Growth & Healing in Relationships - A Men's Retreat

with Matthew J. Modrcin, Ph.D., LCSW

Embark on a Journey to Strengthen and Re-Prioritize Your Relationships. A Harvard study conducted with a cohort of men over a span of 75 years recently concluded that connection is crucial to health and happiness.
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May 12-19, 2018

Find Your Free Retreat

with Tracee Kafer, Dr. Jess Linick, Cecilia De Bucourt, Emily Sanderson & Emily Rose

The Find Your Free Retreat, a 7-day experience in beautiful Costa Rica, is a dance and movement, art, mindfulness, and healing retreat.
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May 12 - 19, 2018

Hips/Arm Balances Module - Hot Asana Yoga University - 300 Hour Level Module

with Lisa Rischitelli & Angela Hsu

Join Lisa Rischitelli & Angela Hsu for a five-day advanced teacher training module!
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May 19 - 26, 2018

Hands-On Assisting & Yoga Sutra – Hot Asana Yoga University – 300 Hour Level Module

with Lisa Rischitelli & Angela Hsu

Join Lisa Rischitelli & Angela Hsu for a five-day advanced teacher training module! This 50-hour yoga teacher training module has been carefully constructed to expand your knowledge, skill set and confidence as both a teacher and a student.
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May 19 - 26, 2018

The Nature Within: Shamanism, Meditation and Yoga Retreat.

with Taita Juan, Eli Rechtschaffen, Juan David and Mariah Gannessa

Return to your natural state of peace and stillness within. Guided by an international team that includes a shaman, healer, musician and yoga teacher. Through shamanic ceremonies, meditation and yoga classes, a sweat lodge ritual, self-exploration exercises, personal consultations and other ancestral healing activities the retreat offers a safe and sacred container for inner evolution, empowerment and integration.
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June 2-30, 2018

Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training

with Camilla Veen and Emma Henry

Jivamukti Yoga® is a path to enlightenment through compassion for all beings. Jivamukti Yoga teacher training is the most complete and rigorous training program in Yoga.
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June 30- July 7, 2018

The Nature Within: Shamanism, Meditation and Yoga Retreat

with Eli Rechtschaffen, Luis Gabriel, John Fredy and Sylvia Benito

Return to your natural state of peace and stillness within. Guided by an international team that includes a shaman, healer, musician and yoga teacher. Through shamanic ceremonies, meditation and yoga classes, a sweat lodge ritual, self-exploration exercises, sound healing, personal consultations and other ancestral healing activities the retreat offers a safe and sacred container for inner evolution, empowerment and integration.
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June 30 - July 7, 2018

Yoga, Mindfulness & Surfing

with Jaclyn Long, MFT, RYT and Krassi Harwell, RYT

Join Jaclyn Long, Krassi Harwell and a talented team of surfing instructors for a transformative retreat at Blue Spirit…just steps away from some of the most consistent surf in Costa Rica! Start each morning with mindfulness meditation to reduce stress, improve focus and boost overall well-being, followed by Krassi’s invigorating vinyasa yoga practice.
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July 1 -20, 2018

Awakened Life School of Yoga 200HR, 20 day, Teacher Training

with Awakened Life School of Yoga Expert Faculty Members

Embark on a journey of learning, laughter, and connection with fun-loving yogis from around the world. Come to know – on a deep level – that you are fundamentally beautiful, whole, and perfect, just the way you are. Bring more love, more joy, and more peace into your life, and help others do the same.
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July 7-14, 2018

Yoga Retreat or 300Hr Teacher Training: Cultivate Your Craft: 500Hr Training Module

with Stacy & Dave Dockins

Two options to choose: 1) Our "no requirements" Adventure Yoga Retreat or 2) Yoga Teacher Training: Our newest 500 HR module, Cultivating Your Craft, was designed at the request of an overwhelming number of yoga teachers.
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July 14-21, 2018

Breathe Flow Transform: "A Powerful Vinyasa Yoga Experience"

with Grissell Carron

After 8 years exploring and discovering Costa Rica I found the perfect place to lead you into an Eco Yoga experience that will change the way you perceive the world. It will be a pleasure to have you join us for an interactive sensory experience at Blue Spirit a world-class yoga and meditation retreat center in Costa Rica. You will be provided with an extraordinary setting dedicated to spiritual transformation, personal growth, and environmental sustainability .
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July 14 - 21, 2018

Mindfulness, Conscious Lifestyle & Meditation

with Aline Hanle

Mindfulness and Conscious Lifestyle Principles are the cornerstones of a life lived with purpose and meaningfulness It is a life fueled by heartfelt intentions and an enhanced sense of personal power.
This summer 2018 Costa Rica retreat offers you the space to combine the learning of the fundamentals of Conscious Catalyst philosophy, an amazing 7-day vacation in an heavenly hidden Costa Rican destination and an intuitive life coaching certification all at once!
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July 21 - August 11, 2018

200-Hour Mantra Teacher Training & Study Immersion (in the lineage of Namadeva Acharya, Thomas Ashley-Farrand)

with Rajeshwari Gretchen Carmel

Join Rajeshwari Gretchen Carmel and guest teachers….An extraordinary opportunity to immerse in the ancient sound of Sanskrit mantra. Explore the transformative power of chant, ceremony, yoga and meditation amongst the primal beauty of Nosara; the healing waters, pristine jungle coastline and eco-green lifestyle - a sanctuary for spiritual exploration and renewal.
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July 28 - August 4, 2018

Costa Rica: Chakra and Chill

with Ryan Lile and Anja Kellner-Rogers

Take your Summer to new heights with a nourishing, imaginative yoga retreat in Costa Rica.
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August 4-11, 2018

Modern Yoga Summer Retreat 2018

with James & Joyce Atherton

Join James & Joyce of Modern Yoga at Blue Spirit Costa Rica on this 7-day re-charging retreat. Here comes Cleveland!
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August 4 - 11, 2018

Rekindle Retreat

with Marianela Ortiz

At the end of life, what do we have left? The good moments lived, the experiences that awakened the deepest joy in our hearts, the smiles we shared, the love we could deliver with our cup full! I invite you to rediscover the joy of life in the greatest source available: your inner self!
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August 11 - 18, 2018

Pointing Out Way: Level 1 Meditation Retreat

with John Churchill

The pointing out style is an ancient way of teaching meditation passed down directly from teacher to student for thousands of years.
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October 20-25, 2018

Disruption Fest

with 10 Speakers - 2 facilitators

Resolviendo algunos de los grandes desafíos que enfrentamos como humanidad. Este Octubre en Costa Rica reunimos un grupo curado de soñadores y disruptores para prototipar nuevas formas de vivir y trabajar en el mundo moderno.
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October 20-27, 2018

The Nature Within: Shamanism, Meditation and Yoga Retreat.

with Taita Juan, Eli Rechtschaffen, Juan David and Mariah Gannessa

Return to your natural state of peace and stillness within. Guided by an international team that includes a shaman, healer, musician and yoga teacher. Through shamanic ceremonies, meditation and yoga classes, a sweat lodge ritual, self-exploration exercises, personal consultations and other ancestral healing activities the retreat offers a safe and sacred container for inner evolution, empowerment and integration.
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October 27- November 3, 2018

Soul Magic: A Lee Harris Retreat

with Lee Harris

Your life is about to change... Everything you want is closer than you think.
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November 3-10, 2018

Evolving Includes Elimination

with Joanna Chipi

Escape from the busy, cluttered and scheduled lives that too often consume us in the comfortable and tranquil environment of Nosara, Costa Rica.
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November 3-10, 2018

Explore and Restore

with Meredith Conroy and Laurie LeCompte

Join Meredith Conroy and Laurie LeCompte to "Explore and Restore" during this yoga retreat at the exquisite Blue Spirit Resort in Costa Rica. his breathtaking setting provides the ideal location for deepening your yoga practice, as it is not only beautiful but also environmentally sustainable.
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November 3-10, 2018

Indra's Grace Coming Home Retreat

with Sandra Vanatko, Ben Allen, John Stockberger and Jenny Reitz

Indra’s Grace and friends return to Nosara, Costa Rica for our seventh season November 3-10th, 2018. Registration starts January 19th, 2018. Pack your bags and nurture yourself for seven magical nights and eight days.
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November 10-17, 2018

Be Strong, Be Peaceful, Be Free

with Darcy Hagerman, Jessica Lemon, Amanda Montgomery

Spend a week reconnecting and awakening to the truth of who you are. Enjoy strong and accessible yoga classes, a peaceful natural setting with stunning views and delicious food all in support of a vital body, heart and mind.
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November 10-17, 2018

Bliss, Balance and Beach Yoga Retreat

with Carrie Lehtonen

Why simply vacation, when you can ignite, thrive and shine? Step away from the daily grind to ignite your soul with a week of bliss on the beach in one of the world's Blue Zones.
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November 17 - December 1, 2018

Bio-Energy Practitioner Training

with Michael D'Alton

Become a Bio-Energy Practitioner during two weeks of transformational training in Costa Rica with leading Bio-Energy Expert Michael D'Alton. In our experience, Bio-Energy Healing is the most powerful, exciting and clinically effective treatment available.
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November 17-24, 2018

Recovery 2.0 Retreat to Costa Rica

with Tommy Rosen & Kia Miller

Join Tommy Rosen & Kia Miller for a rejuvenating week of recovery, yoga and relaxation in one of Costa Rica's finest retreat centers.
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November 10-17, 2018

Renew Your Bliss Vinyasa Yoga Retreat

with Sarah Oleson

Root, rise and retreat with Sarah Oleson (RYT 500+) for a blissful week of yoga, relaxation, everlasting friendships, and laughter.
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November 24 - December 1, 2018

Sacred Sexual Awakening & Healing Retreat for Women

with Caroline Muir & Amrita Grace

Your Shakti (life force) is your most precious and valuable natural resource. It’s what fuels your passion for life, creativity, and vibrant health. Claim your birthright of true alignment with your feminine soul in a circle of sisters who are ready to remember and embrace their wholeness and power, together.
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December 1-8, 2018

Innermost Wisdom

with Elena Brower with DJ Drez

For our annual retreat, our tribe reconvenes to call forth our Innermost Wisdom.
A magnificent week to reflect, breath, bounce, swim, move, learn and play before the year ends and a new one begins.
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December 1-8, 2018

Light on Kundalini Annual Retreat

with Karuna

Light on Kundalini invites you to our 2018 retreat, where we will be Accessing Deep Clarity and Power. We will be mapping our inner and outer balance, wholeness, and practical awakening by going deeper into peace and tranquility through meditation.
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December 8-15, 2018

A ParaYoga Retreat Immersion

with Yogarupa Rod Stryker

This retreat is designed to help you connect with your soul’s highest, most luminous perspective.
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December 8-15, 2018

Tantra Yoga Flow

with Shayna Hiller and Diego Wallraff

Immerse yourself in a week of bliss at the award winning all-inclusive resort BLUE SPIRIT nestled in the lush jungles of Costa Rica just steps from the beach…
Yoga is the perfect preparation & nourishment for the body to enhance the experience of tantric rituals which lead to a life of abundance, peace, joy and magic…
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December 15, 2018 - January 5, 2019

Certificate: Living Flow - Vinyasa & Ayurveda for Vital Living 200/300 Hours

with Shiva Rea + Demetri

SAMUDRA SCHOOL OF LIVING YOGA: Evolutionary Vinyasa Teacher Training (optional) Experience our world-renowned Prana Vinyasa teacher training portion of our retreat to earn your Samudra School of Living Yoga Teacher certification.
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December 15-22, 2018

Mindfulness and Positive Psychology

with Dr. Shauna Shapiro

The questions of how do we live the healthiest happiest lives has received little attention.

This advanced study abroad seminar in Health Psychology will begin to explore these questions through rigorous scientific exploration as well as deep experiential work.
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December 15-22, 2018

Regenerate - Prana Vinyasa Winter Solstice Retreat

with Shiva Rea + Demetri

In our Solstice/Christmas Regeneration retreat, we will cultivate the power of earth and water elements to nourish us at the end of the year.
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December 22-29, 2018

Awaken - Prana Vinyasa Jungle Christmas Retreat

with Shiva Rea + Demetri

Go deeper in your practice and evolve in your life in this rejuvenating immersion practicing and/or learning to guide elemental prana vinyasa wave sequences to awaken our connection to nature.
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December 22-29, 2018

Deep Attunement of the Instinctual Psoas Muscle Costa Rica Retreat

with Brenda Dowell, E-RYT 1000

Release, Restore, & Revitalize Your Core Many people believe they can release their psoas through manual manipulation, however healing dysfunction or trauma stored in this vital muscle requires specific restorative techniques practiced repetitively.
It requires an 'un-doing' rather than a doing!
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December 22-29, 2018

Nature Within Holidays Retreat

with Eli Rechtschaffen, Luis Gabriel, John Fredy and Sylvia Benito

Return to your natural state of peace and stillness within. Guided by an international team that includes a shaman, healer, musician and yoga teacher. Through shamanic ceremonies, meditation and yoga classes, a sweat lodge ritual, self-exploration exercises, sound healing, personal consultations and other ancestral healing activities the retreat offers a safe and sacred container for inner evolution, empowerment and integration.
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December 29, 2018 - January 5, 2019

Bhakti Bliss- New Year's Retreat

with Jai Uttal & Nubia Teixeira - guest teacher Visvambhar Sheth

Bring in the New Year with Nubia Teixeira and Jai Uttal on their 16th annual bhakti celebration 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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December 29, 2018 - January 5, 2019

Revive - Prana Vinyasa New Year Retreat

with Shiva Rea + Demetri

Our journey will move through the Prana Mandala Vinyasa sequences refined over the last decade and integrated with the teachings and chakra meditations from the earliest Tantra.
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January 5-12, 2019

Light Up! Nia, Yoga and Soulful Planning

with Marybeth Grinnan, Jess Forsythe, Amy Moghanaki

Join Amy, Jess, and Marybeth on this illuminating journey at Blue Spirit, a magical retreat center in Nosara, Costa Rica.
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January 12-19, 2019

Dive In! Nia and Yoga

with Marybeth Grinnan and Niki Schemmel

We are thrilled to return to return to Blue Spirit in beautiful Nosara, Costa Rica for our fifth year! During the last 5 years, Niki and I have lovingly crafted this retreat of play, pleasure and personal growth to take both the beginner and experienced practitioner on a transformational journey of joy, and healing.
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January 19-26, 2019

Seventh Annual Yoga and Wellness Rejuvenation Retreat

with Marjorie Nass

This transformative annual retreat is a step on the path to enhance your health and well being.
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January 26 - February 2, 2019

Freedom Yoga

with Alie McManus

Reclaim your freedom through a week of yoga, adventure, and deep relaxation. Throughout this revitalizing trip, you will learn the balance between grounding and enlightening, doing and undoing, relaxing and energizing, and centering and expanding.
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February 9-16, 2019

AWAKEN TO WHAT IS REAL

with Annette Knopp

More details coming soon!
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February 9-16, 2019

Sahara Dance presents the Heart of Belly Dance Retreat

with Rachel Brice

Sahara Dance is delighted to present the 14th annual Heart of Belly Dance retreat with Rachel Brice.
This retreat focuses on the enjoyment of belly dance as a way to vibrant health, community, and authentic artistry.
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February 16-23, 2019

Nova Yoga Retreat: 7 Days of Bliss

with Melanie Caines & Robin Penney

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 16-23, 2019

Soul Motion®: Relax into Being

with Zuza and Scott Engler with Saskia Schreiber

Are you longing to relax – with self, with others, and into the great Mystery that we also are? Take time this winter to listen deeply to the secret language of this mysterious event called you: sensing and feeling, opening and closing, weight shifting, shape shifting, melting into now. In the sweetness of the tropical air, caress of a warm ocean, soulful community – allow your heart to rest.
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February 16-23, 2019

Yogatown Retreat

with Tracy Billows, Kelly Cameron, Dana Wemyss

Every class will have a different focus, exploring postures and practices that may be very familiar or entirely new to you.
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February 23- March 2, 2019

Relax, Restore, Renew You: Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Costa Rica

with Elizabeth Peters

Allow yourself a deeply relaxing and restorative vacation in the beautiful Pacific coastal jungle of Costa Rica. Join Elizabeth for a week of yoga, meditation, and bliss in this one-of-kind rejuvenating retreat. Experience a holistic approach to the wellbeing of the body, mind, and spirit.
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February 23 - March 2, 2019

The Hard & The Soft Eco Yoga Retreat

with Beryl Bender Birch

This yoga retreat is one of the best weeks at Blue Spirit and filled with bright, interesting, sustainably conscious and like-minded folks from all over the world.
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