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January 7, 2017 - January 14, 2017

Alchemy of the Elements

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Event Name: Alchemy of the Elements

Event Date: January 7, 2017 - January 14, 2017

Awaken to the transformative power and purifying potency that we can experience when we begin to align ourselves with the rhythms of the natural world. Join Valerie this January, in the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, as we subtly explore our interior world through the relationship of yoga asana, the chakras, and the elements of the natural world.

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Awaken to the transformative power and purifying potency that we can experience when we begin to align ourselves with the rhythms of the natural world. Join Valerie this January, in the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, as we subtly explore our interior world through the relationship of yoga asana, the chakras,  and the elements of the natural world.

  All levels of students are welcome, and everything is optional, this is retreat, so honor your own natural rhythms. Remember, “an advanced practice is anything that brings you closer to yourself.” ~ Donna Farhi

What’s Included?
7 Nights Accommodations at the luxurious Bodhi Tree Resort in Nosara, Costa Rica
3 Healthy, Organic, Vegetarian, locally sourced meals a day
Morning Meditations and Vinyasa Yoga Daily, accessible to all
Additional early evening sessions of Sangha, Restorative Yoga,  and Thai Yoga Massage
Access to the salt water lap pool, juice bar, spa and fitness room
Access to 8 acres of landscaped gardens, streams and waterfalls
10 minute walk along a jungle path to pristine beaches,  and spectacular sunsets

What’s Not Included?
International Flight to Costa Rica
Airport Transport from Liberia to Nosara
Additional yoga classes offered at the retreat center
Spa services,  juice bar and organic wines
Excursions, including: kayaking, horseback riding, paddle boarding, zip lining, surfing, biking, and wildlife excursions

Accommodations
Space is limited, so don’t delay to reserve your room.
Cost is per person and includes 13% tax. These rates are good if reserved with a $500 deposit by November 4th
After November 4th rates increase $150/person.

Triple room (3 twins) w/ shared bath, open air shower, AC and wifi  ~  $1295/person

Double room (2 twins) w/ shared bath, open air shower, AC and wifi  ~ $1495/person

Single room (1 twin) w/shared bath, open air shower, AC and wifi   ~   $1995/person

Bungalow (1 Queen +1 twin) for 3 people, private bath, open air shower, balcony, AC and wifi  ~ $1595/person
Bungalow (1 king) for 2 people, private bath, open air shower, balcony, AC and wifi  ~ $1795/person
Bungalow (1 king) for 1 person, private bath, open air shower, balcony, AC and wifi  ~ $2595

Bodhi House (4 max), 2 king bedrooms, outdoor lounge, wet bar, private pool, AC and wifi ~ $1895/person

$500 (non-refundable) deposit by Nov 4th to hold your spot
Full payment by Dec 4th
All sales are final (no refunds) but registration  may be transferable under some circumstances
For more information and registration/payment contact: valerie@neighborhoodyoga.net
Payment made by cash or check only, checks should be made out to Neighborhood Yoga Travel

Facilitator and Trip Leader, Valerie Midgett of Neighborhood Yoga

Valerie DiSciullo Midgett(E-RYT) has over 30 years experience in the moving arts, first as a dancer and choreographer before becoming a yoga practitioner/teacher. She is the owner of Neighborhood Yoga in Boone North Carolina, and co-founder/ director of Neighborhood Yoga Teacher Training., Valerie’s classes are comprised of creative flow sequences, dynamic alignment of the body, and mindful awareness of the breath. She seeks to create a soulful class inspired by her deep love of movement, breath, yogic philosophy, music, and bhakti, all unfolding together in the moving meditation that is Yoga. Valerie views yoga as a form of self-transformation, a process that involves confronting your limits and transcending them. She is passionate about helping students find connections between their practice on the mat and in their everyday lives.  Valerie has lead several retreats over the last 10 years to Costa Rica, Mexico, and India.