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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

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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April 30-May 7, 2016

Lindsay Foreman

with Lindsay Foreman & Susannah Freedman

Join us for a luxurious gathering at Blue Spirit Retreat Center along the pristine coastline of Nosara, Costa Rica. Come to strengthen your spiritual practice, transform your body and nourish your soul. Spend your days at the beach, relaxing by the salt water pool, eating healthy food, and being inspired by Costa Rica’s wild and raw natural beauty.
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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 14-21, 2016

Shift, A Transformational Meditation Retreat

with Lacy Young

Join me for a journey into your true self. Join me for the unearthing of deep, inexplicable joy. Join me for the transformation you've been waiting for. To truly and fully heal you MUST be willing to feel and feel deeply, truthfully and consistently.
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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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June 4-July 1, 2016

Jivamukti 300hr Teacher Training

with Petros Haffenrichter, Gabriela Bozic, Sharon Gannon and David Life

This rigorous, month-long (300 Plus-hour) residential teacher training certification program for intermediate and advanced students, is considered by many to be the Gold Standard: the most comprehensive yoga teacher training available in the world today.
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June 16-19, 2016

Retiro de Yoga Kirtan Kawoq

with Marianela Ortiz, Carlos Tapado, Luis Angel Sato & Gabriel Loynaz

Acompañados de hermosos paisajes, rodeados de espacios sagrados, grandiosos atardeceres, alimentación consciente y un océano que abraza todo proceso de sanación.

Engulfed by breathtaking scenery, sacred spaces, and amazing sunsets, the energy in Blue Spirit plays an essential role in the healing process of the group. It creates a sacred space of warm openness through the expression of Love and Peace.
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July 2-9, 2016

The Tonic of Wildness Yoga Retreat

with Kelli Barnett, Suzanna Spring, Candace Conley, Jenni Wendell, Malia Hill

Join us at the edge of the ocean. Expect a trip filled with inspiring yoga practices, skilled instructors, friendship, and just enough of the Tonic of Wildness. Explore and learn all the things that a deep yoga practice, clean food, and true rest can reveal.
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July 3-22, 2016

Amazing YTT Learning Experience: 200HR

with Awakened Life School of Yoga: Six Expert Faculty!

Are you ready to take a deep, life-changing dive into your yoga practice? Then join us! Your life will never be the same! You’ll practice in an environment of warmth, love and encouragement with six expert teachers who have helped thousands of people learn to be teachers.

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July 3- August 17, 2016

Amazing YTT Learning Experience: 500HR

with Awakened Life School of Yoga: Six Expert Faculty!

Are you ready to take a deep, life-changing dive into your yoga practice? Then join us! Your life will never be the same! You’ll practice in an environment of warmth, love and encouragement with six expert teachers who have helped thousands of people learn to be teachers.
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July 9-16, 2016

Deep Attunement of the Instinctual Psoas Muscle

with Brenda Dowell, E-RYT1000, Tamika Schilbe, E-RYT1000 & Carolyn Jyoti Burke, E-RYT1000

Immerse yourself in cumulative restoration, simple movement inquires, gentle core restoration experiences, and community connection.
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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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July 16-23, 2016

LIVE LOVE TEACH Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

with Stacy & Dave and Philip & Renee

Unlike our LLT yoga teacher trainings, there are no schedules to meet or requirements to fulfill. Spouses, loved ones and friends who don’t practice yoga can come too. Nothing is mandatory. You’ll have plenty of time to take an excursion like zip-line canopy tours, horse back riding, SUP surfing, river kayaking or a hike to a jungle waterfall.
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July 23-30, 2016

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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July 23-30, 2016

Open Your Heart's Inner Nature

with Renata Rocha & Eli Rechtschaffen with Taita Juan

Join us in this exploration of your Heart’s Inner Nature. Learn to view life from a new perspective by spreading your wings like the Great Eagle. And come into alignment with your highest Life’s Purpose. This journey will be guided by a week of daily Yoga and Meditation classes, Shamanic Rituals and Self-Discovery exercises in the magical lands of Costa Rica.
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July 24- August 17, 2016

Amazing YTT Learning Experience: 300HR

with Awakened Life School of Yoga: Six Expert Faculty!

Are you ready to take a deep, life-changing dive into your yoga practice? Then join us! Your life will never be the same! You’ll practice in an environment of warmth, love and encouragement with six expert teachers who have helped thousands of people learn to be teachers.
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July 30- August 20, 2016

Alchemy of Yoga Teacher Training RYT 200

with Silvia Mordini

Do you feel the calling for deep transformation within your soul? A longing to journey into your heart to explore yourself through self-study? A deep desire to truly live the wisdom of yoga in your most authentic way? We are seeking our soul brothers and sisters who are ready to share our mission to teach peace as the manifestation of love.
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July 30-August 6, 2016

BLISS Goddess Healing & Empowerment Retreat

with Kim Bowen Bliss, RYT, Reiki Master, Empowerment Coach

Our retreat of sisterhood to embrace your inner goddess of BLISS was such a huge (sold out) hit that we're gathering again! Learn the BLISS healing method: Be in alignment Love yourself unconditionally Inner goddess embodiment Soul healing Spirit & sisterhood connection.
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August 6-13, 2016

The Eight Limbed Path

with Renee' Merrill

Renee’ Merrill invites you to come walk the path with soulful friends. Restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and your sense of harmony.
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August 13-20, 2016

Pointing Out Way-Level 1

with John Churchill

The pointing out style is an ancient way of teaching meditation that is firmly grounded in the teacher-student relationship. In the early essence traditions of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, like the Great Seal (phyags chen; Mahamudra) and the Great Perfection (dzogs chen) meditation traditions, students were literally sung into awakening by their teachers using pithy poem-songs called dohas.

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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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October 29- November 5, 2016

Yoga Medicine

with TBA

More info coming soon.
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November 5-12, 2016

Choose Again - There IS a better way

with Diederik Wolsak, Claudette Thomas and David Vass

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 5-12, 2016

Expand and Explore with Indra's Grace

with Sandra Vanatko

Please come exactly as you are and join Indra’s Grace for our fifth season with Blue Spirit. Expand and explore your interior landscape along with the ocean, jungle, deep blue skies, and abundant prana available to us on the blessed grounds of Blue Spirit.
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November 12-19, 2016

Amazing Yoga Level 1 Teacher Training

with Karen and Sean Conley

Training at peaceful and secluded Blue Spirit Resort will allow you to have a powerful, unique, and memorable yoga experience.
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November 12-19, 2016

Deepen your Practice in Paradise – A Therapeutic Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

with Diana Perez and Linda Marchand

With Linda and Diana’s therapeutic approach to yoga, you will learn to tailor your practice to your personal needs - whether they are the progression of your practice, the adaptation of your practice for a particular injury or medical condition, or simply to have fun exploring the different aspects of yoga.
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November 12-19, 2016

Moksha Yoga North York

with TBA

More info coming soon.
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November 12-19, 2016

Yoga and Wellness Retreat

with Sarah Oleson and Joana Chipi

Join Sarah and Jo for a blissful week of yoga, Meditation, restoration, and sunshine! Submerge yourself in paradise while you reconnect with your body, clear your mind, and nourish your soul.
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November 19- December 3, 2016

International Bio-Energy Practitioner Diploma Intensive Training

with Michael D'Alton

This course is an opportunity to train in probably the most Powerful, Exciting and Clinically Effective treatment available around the world! Become a Bio-Energy Practitioner during two weeks of Intensive Accelerated Training with leading Bio-Energy expert, Michael D'Alton.
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November 19-26, 2016

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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December 3-10, 2016

Amazing Yoga-Yoga Teacher Training, Level 3

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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December 3-10, 2016

ParaYoga Immersion Retreat

with Rod Stryker

Join Yogarupa Rod Stryker at the idyllic Blue Spirit Retreat for a weeklong ParaYoga immersion in paradise, December 3rd-10th, 2016. New to ParaYoga? We'd love to have you join us!
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December 10-17, 2016

Explore your Innermost Wisdom

with Elena Brower

A magnificent week to reflect, breathe, bounce, swim, move, learn and play before the year ends and new one begins. This will be a fairly intimate group, so please book early. You'll enjoy two classes per day, including asana, meditation, coaching, sadhana, delicious food and outdoor time on our beach.

To hold your space, please email info@elenabrower.com.
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December 10-17, 2016

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

with Annette Knopp

Many of us women long to embody our deepest knowing – and, our true power derives from relaxing into the timeless wisdom of our Heart, as well as aligning with the natural Intelligence of our Body and the forces of Nature.
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December 10-17, 2016

Yoga & The Journey To The Heart

with Shayna Hiller and Diego Wallraff

This workshop style retreat is for people who have a desire for personal growth through heart centered living. Singles and couples warmly welcome!
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December 17, 2016- January 7, 2017

Transformational Winter Solstice

with Shiva Rea, Demetri Veliskakis and Friends

Recharge, Renew and Rejuvenate in one of the most pranafied places on the planet - Costa Rica - where we return to world-renown jungle surf spot - Nosara. Our one-week or two week transformation retreats allow you to create your own alchemical retreat experience with great community.
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December 24-31, 2016

Yoga, Healthy Eating, Sun, and Exploration to Feed the Mind, Body, and Soul

with Bert Wyatt and Amie DiGennaro

Join us for a Vinyasa Flow yoga retreat. You will experience a deepening of your yoga practice and a renewal of your spirit. Amie and I have worked with students of all levels. Our retreat is designed to allow you to maximize your experience.
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December 31-January 7, 2017

Yoga, Healthy Eating, Sun, and Exploration to Feed the Mind, Body, and Soul

with Bert Wyatt and Ami DiGennaro

Join us for a Vinyasa Flow yoga retreat. You will experience a deepening of your yoga practice and a renewal of your spirit. Amie and I have worked with students of all levels. Our retreat is designed to allow you to maximize your experience.
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January 7-14, 2017

Dive In! Nia and Yoga Retreat

with Marybeth Grinnan and Niki Schemmel

Join Marybeth and Niki on a sensation filled journey as we deepen our connections with body, mind and heart. Blue Spirit is located in a “blue zone”, an area of the world known as a longevity hotspot! At this unique eco-resort, experience the power and grace of nature.
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January 14-21, 2017

Fifth Annual Yoga And Wellness Rejuvenation Retreat

with Marjorie Nass

This transformational retreat includes nourishing yoga and meditation practices and inspiring wellness workshops. Not simply a yoga retreat, but a new beginning, you’ll learn simple lifestyle routines and practices to live better in your body and enrich your post-retreat life.
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January 21-28, 2017

Fifth Annual Yoga And Wellness Rejuvenation Retreat

with Marjorie Nass

This transformational retreat includes nourishing yoga and meditation practices and inspiring wellness workshops. Not simply a yoga retreat, but a new beginning, you’ll learn simple lifestyle routines and practices to live better in your body and enrich your post-retreat life.
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January 28- February 4, 2017

Freedom 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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February 11-18, 2017

Sahara Dance presents: The 12th Annual 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 11-18, 2017

The Heart of the Phoenix

with Alandra Napali & Ariel Swan

This is the 6th year Alandra will be offering a Women’s Retreat at Blue Spirit. She is very happy to have the amazing Ariel Swan joining her to teach daily Yin yoga and Pilates classes to add to the HEART of the PHOENIX; ART of REBIRTH course, daily meditation, somatics, dance and celebration, all in the amazingly beautiful natural setting of Costa Rica.
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February 18-25, 2017

Rejuvenate and Restore Winter Yoga Retreat at Blue Spirit

with Brooke Cline and Mara Campbell

Nourish your mind, body and soul on this unforgettable journey to Blue Spirit Retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica. Treat yourself to 7 nights and days of reflection and relaxation at this secluded seaside retreat.
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February 18-25, 2017

Relax, Restore and Reconnect

with Dr.Jason Loken & Téa Shahbazi

Join Dr. Jason Loken & Téa Shahbazi for an unforgettable and deeply transformative retreat. We will begin and end the day with inspiring yoga practices, come together for daily guided meditations, self-inquiry practices, and enlightening discussions on health and wellness.
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February 18-25, 2017

Strength and Serenity Retreat

with Tricia Philpott

Join Tricia in Beautiful Costa Rica for an invigorating and rejuvenating Yoga and Meditation retreat. We will practice vinyasa flow yoga twice daily with meditation to follow.
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February 25-March 4, 2017

7 Days of Bliss: Nova Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

with Melanie Caines

Sand, sun, and yoga anyone?! Join Melanie, owner of Nova Yoga Studio, for 7 days of bliss at Blue Spirit in Nosara, Costa Rica!
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February 25-March 4, 2017

The Hard & The Soft Yoga Institute Yoga Eco-Adventure

with Beryl Bender Birch

Everyday Mindfulness for seven glorious days! Breathing pure prana, laughing with unforgettable friends, enjoying inspirational conversation, and taking long mindful walks.
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March 4-11, 2017

Deva & Miten's Gayatri Festival - with Manose

with Deva Premal, Miten and Manose

A New Experience – A Festival of Light!

Friends – the Gayatri Mantra is a prayer to the sun, and in this spirit we have created the Gayatri Festival – a celebration of light – shining within us and throughout our ecstatic chant community.
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March 18-25, 2017

Deva & Miten's Gayatri Festival - with Manose

with Deva Premal, Miten and Manose

A New Experience – A Festival of Light!

Friends – the Gayatri Mantra is a prayer to the sun, and in this spirit we have created the Gayatri Festival – a celebration of light – shining within us and throughout our ecstatic chant community.
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March 25-April1, 2017

Annette Knopp

with TBA

More info coming soon.
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April 1-8, 2017

Moksha Danforth at Blue Spirit

with Michelle Corbeil and Brendan Jensen

Join us to unplug to recharge. A one week retreat where the essence of calm mind, fit body, inspired life manifest. Recharge with two yoga classes daily, gourmet vegetarian cuisine, leisure to to read, surf, and explore the Blue Zone.
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April 15-22, 2017

Vanessa & Miranda

with TBA

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April 22-29, 2017

Kundalini and Gong Yoga Expansion with Mehtab

with TBA

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April 22-29, 2017

Lisa Steels & Cecile Kessler

with TBA

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April 29-May 6, 2017

Bliss, Balance and Beach Yoga Retreat

with Carrie Lehtonen, Founder of WholeHearted Health

Step away from your hectic schedule and awaken your soul with a week of bliss on the beach. Disconnect from your day-to-day life to balance your yin and yang. Nourish your spirit with daily yoga appropriate for all levels, meditation and nutritious food.
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April 22-29, 2017

Weaving the Tapestry of Life: A Tantric Yoga & Meditation Retreat

with Tai Hubbert

For those seeking deeper fulfillment, simplicity, and joy in their lives, this Tantric yoga & meditation retreat offers the perfect opportunity to immerse in a rich experience of Being and self-discovery.
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April 29-May 6, 2017

Whole Hearted Health

with TBA

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