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February 22, 2025 - March 1, 2025

Yoga and Nature: Pathway to the sacred

Led By: Wendy Swanson and Kathleen McIntyre
Event Details

Event Name: Yoga and Nature: Pathway to the sacred

Event Date: February 22, 2025 - March 1, 2025

Led By: Wendy Swanson and Kathleen McIntyre

More Retreat Info: https://wendyswanson.com/costa-rica-winter-retreat-2025/

Through masterfully led yoga, breathwork, meditation, therapeutic nature practices, Forest Bathing, and joy-filled adventure – you will experience the profound sacredness and vitality of the Costa Rican landscapeas well as the wholeness, sacredness, and vitality within you. A past retreat participant writes: “I really loved how Wendy and Kathleen both ooze love, kindness, and goodness sprinkled with a bit of fun–I also love how they work and lead seamlessly together. I loved Wendy’s amazing playlist for yoga! I felt totally comfortable and that I could completely be myself with them. I gained a greater connection to and appreciation of nature and how we are one –and that feeling is accessible at any time.” – CarlaProgramming+ 1-2 Yoga or Meditation Classes Per Day (slow flow vinyasa, restorative deep stretch, and guided meditations)+ Slow flow vinyasa, restorative deep stretch, and guided meditations+ Transformational breathwork and embodiment practices+ Sacred therapeutic nature practices+ Expertly guided Forest Bathing in the JUNGLE+ Deep stretch acupuncture savasana (with board certified, licensed acupuncturist)+ Sound Healing+ Elemental embodiment Qigong+ Ceremony for releasing and reclamation+ Rewilding practices+ The Art of Blue Zone living & incorporation into lifestyle+ Soul writing+ Optional group excursions include: sunset meal at acclaimed local restaurant, boating on the ocean to watch dolphins and sea turtles, and premier beginner to advanced surfing (price not included)+ Plenty of relaxation time.



Pricing and details

Deluxe Bodhi Casita Double Double: $3,885 (per person)2 bedrooms & 2 private bathrooms with shared kitchenette & living area.

Jungle Room DoubleDouble: $3,245 (per person)2 Queen Beds & Private Bath

King Bungalow Single: $4,685 Double: $3,7851 King Bed & Private Bath

Bodhi Casita Double Double: $3,485 (per person)2 Bedrooms & 1 Shared Bath

All prices per person. Come with a friend, or we will match you with another wonderful retreat participant.



Retreat Leaders
Wendy Swanson

Qualifications / certifications / Board Certified Licensed AcupuncturistE-RYT500 Yoga Instructor

Wendy Swanson, L.Ac, E-RYT500Wendy is a board certified licensed acupuncturist, Kripalu RYT-500 yoga teacher, writer, international retreat leader and former yoga studio owner. Wendy’s classes are soulful, with awareness of alignment, as well as just plain fun. She predominantly teaches slow flow vinyasa, deep stretch, restorative, yin, meditation, and pranayama. She’s committed to practicing and sharing the benefits of yoga in its whole form in an inclusive, accessible, and loving way. She is a former Jersey girl residing in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, daughter, and energetic flat-coat retriever. Learn more about her at www.wendyswanson.com

Kathleen McIntyre

Kathleen McIntyre MSFR, Kathleen is a therapist & author who has been leading therapeutic and life-changing experiences in Nature since 1998. As a lifelong educator, she co-founded the Davidson Green School and is Director of Mindfulness and Outdoor Leadership. She leads retreats, workshops, is a speaker, and supports individuals to receive the therapeutic benefits of Nature through the alchemy of Nature therapy, Somatic therapy, and Mindfulness. Her book, The Nature Reset, was published in March 2024.