Join Cindy Valentine and Michelle DeNicola, owners of The Yoga Shack, for a week of personal transformation. Your week will consist of daily yoga, meditation, journaling, workshops, daily inspirations, connecting to the core of who you are, letting go…and discovering YOUR greatest self. TONS of FREE time to play and explore the island. All their practices are fun , inspiring and for ALL fitness levels. Caution…side effects of this vacation are heightened states of euphoria, laughing, smiling, feeling strong, being more present, discovering the essence of who you are, and meeting incredible like-minded people to share the week with!
Unplug From Your Daily Life
Spring is the time of renewal and there is nothing more soul-gratifying than a 7-day retreat that allows you to unplug from your daily life. Breathe, stretch, unwind, and indulge yourself in a level of self-care like never before. Sacred time creates space for the emergence of your greatest self. This retreat will allow your heart and head connect in a way that you may have never experienced before and will leave you feeling grounded, connected and powerful in your being.
We are hosting this event at one of the finest yoga resort and retreat sanctuaries in the world. Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is located in the foothills of Nosara and is a short walk from the world class surfing beaches of Guiones, Costa Rica. It offers high-end accommodations, superb dining experience, world class yoga, gym, spa, juice bar and boutique. Utilizing its unique and tranquil setting in the Nicoya Blue Zone, Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is the ideal spot to meet your desires of finding peace, relaxation, and rejuvenation.
This retreat will be all about healing your soul & body. These 7 days are YOUR time and you decide what you feel drawn to “do” during your stay. Every aspect of your being has been considered when we chose Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort to host this event. The food, ocean, on-site spa, accommodations and physical placement of this retreat centre in Costa Rica are magical. Only consider this retreat if you are ready for a 7-day experience that is filled with laughter, lightheartedness, joy and possibility. Individuals, friends and couples are all welcome.
Along with the extraordinary location and retreat sanctuary, your retreat includes: 8 days/7 nights at Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort. 2 Daily classes of yoga led by Michelle & Cindy that will range in style and focus. You do not need to be a seasoned student for this retreat. Each one of The Yoga Shack’s classes explores the space between effort and ease and is meant for any individual who shows up on the mat. Morning classes will be vinyasa flow and afternoon classes will range from restorative to gentle yoga. Some workshop style.
Daily meditation, breathing and grounding practices.
Plenty of time to explore and relax
3 nutritious meals/day (all dietary needs accommodated)
Breakfast is served between 7-9 am, lunch between 12-2 pm and dinner from 630-9 pm. Vegetarian and gluten free options are available.
Group airport transfer to/from Liberia International Airport (2 hour trip)
A typical day during this retreat:
7:00-7:45 am Meditation & pranayama (breathing practice)
7:45-9am Morning Yoga Flow
12:00-1:00pm Lunch together
1:00-5:00pm Free time and/or optional activities with the group (beach/bike riding/town)
5:00-6pm Restorative Yoga or Restore & Flow
Philosophy , Yoga 101, Inversions & Arm balances for all levels
Other activities throughout the week:
Sound Healing, Kirtan, group beach, bike riding and special program announced closer to retreat date.
3 optional Group Excursions will be offered:
1. Zipline tour: 4 hrs
2. Stand up Paddle or Kayaking at the mangroves: Length: 2 hours
3. Pilas Blancas Waterfall Tour: Length : 4 hours
4. Coffee Plantation Jeep: 2 hour Tour
What Isn’t Included?
Retreat price does NOT airline tickets, transportation to and from hotel ($80pp) or additional activities such as spa treatments, alcohol, zip lining, SUP/kayak/surfing.
Liberia is the closest international airport and is a 2.5 hour drive from Nosara. Round trip shuttles are easily arranged with Bodhi. You can also fly into San Jose (with connecting flights on Nature Air between San Jose and Nosara); however, Liberia is the preferred airport. There are usually scheduled direct flights between Toronto and Liberia as well as Toronto and San Jose with both West Jet and Air Canada Airlines.
A valid passport is mandatory to enter Costa Rica. For Canadians it is accepted a passport with a minimum of one day of validity from the entry date to Costa Rica.
Michelle DeNicola & Cindy Valentine
***PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE***
We have pre-arranged our retreat to include the following accommodation:
Single Rooms (occupancy 1; 1 single bed and shared bath, open air shower, A/C, Wifi and a safe for personal belongings):
$2500 USD (cost is per person, inclusive of taxes)
Double Rooms (occupancy 2; 2 single beds and shared bath, open air shower, A/C, Wifi and a safe for personal belongings):
$2200 USD (cost is per person, inclusive of taxes)
Triple Rooms (occupancy 3; 3 single beds and shared bath, open air shower, A/C, Wifi and a safe for personal belongings):
$1900 USD (cost is per person, inclusive of taxes)
KING BUNGALOW: (1-2 people) private deck, private bath, A/C, Wifi and a safe for
personal belongings $3200 (1 available)
QUEEN BUNGALOW: (2 people) Queen and Twin Bed, private deck, private bath, A/C, Wifi and a safe for personal belongings $2500 (1 available)
Early Registration Discounts
Before August 1 and receive $100 off
We are accepting payment plans. $500 down and interval payments with final payments no later than Jan 20th, 2018. FIRST COME BASIS FOR ROOMS.
For more information please visit: http://www.theyogashack.net/retreats
All questions about retreat please contact Cindy: [email protected]
Please leave your contact number to call you back. We can help you find a roommate if needed. There are limited number of each room type.
Terms & Conditions
A non-refundable $500 deposit will reserve your spot.
Credit Card or Cash only (with 2.5% surcharge on all CC ).
A non-refundable 50% of the balance is due by September 15th, 2017
(Check with Cindy on payment schedule)
Remaining payments are only refundable if a cancelled spot is filled. Participants will be required to sign a waiver.
You're require a passport to travel to Costa Rica.