February 17, 2018 - February 24, 2018

Soothe Your Soul


Taught By: Gloria Williams, Laurabeth Power & Skye Tostowaryk

A perfect balance of yoga / meditation, play, dance, relaxation, connection, good nutrition, Ayurveda, adventure...bliss, on a journey to experience your Pura Vida.

This divine wellness retreat nurtures and honors you, inside and out. Explore who you are and how you move through your life.

Your Wellness Retreat Includes:
Accommodations (7 nights) at the Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort in Nosara, Costa Rica. All rooms have air conditioning, fresh linens and wifi/internet. Some rooms have balconies.
Three healthy, delicious meals per day.
Two yoga classes per day with Laurabeth and Gloria exploring;

Soma (gentle) Yoga
Hatha Yoga; Vinyasa Flow
Yin Yoga
Restorative Yoga
Meditation & Journaling
Dyads / Mind Clearing
Thai Yoga Massage
Yoga Nidra (guided meditation for deep relaxation, lying down)
Light Yoga Philosophy

Plus:
Ayurveda Session with Gloria
Makeup workshop and retreat photography by Skye http://www.skyemakeup.ca
Toning and conditioning circuit workshop.

Dance Opportunities!
A Bodhi Tree weekly evening dinner & dance featuring live local music open to the public while we are there!
Bellydance session with Skye
Closing sunset beach fire and eclectic yoga dance party

That’s not all:
Bicycle rentals, Infinity pool, use of gym and equipment FREE for retreat participants.
The most beautiful beach sunsets within a five minute walk (or complimentary golf cart rides, smile)
Group exploration of Nosara beach communities to see boutiques, restaurants, cafes, local art, local live music,… and free time for excursions and relaxation as you please. Everything is optional on your holiday.

Accommodations
Triple share $1298 USD / person (plus tax)
Double share $1498 USD / person
Single $1695 USD / person
Bungalow – Queen $1995 USD / person
Bungalow – King $1995 USD / person

Not Included in price:
Airfare
Ground transportation from / to airport (but don’t worry Gloria will arrange shuttles for you)
13% tax and any gratuities

Other:
Excursions including surf lessons, stand up paddle board, river kayak trips, horseback riding, bird watching boat tour, canopy tours (zipline), SIBU monkey sanctuary visit, treatments at the spa and much more can be arranged for you! The prices vary pending activity. More information regarding excursions can be found on the Bodhi Tree website.

Smoothies, extra snacks and speciality coffees are available for purchase at the Juice Bar. 

Alcohol beverages are available for purchase at the cocktail bar.

Book Now
Click HERE to pay the non-refundable $400USD (per person) required to hold your spot. Please specify your room type (and room-mate(s). 

There are limited number of each room type.

Once reserved, find your flight! The closest airport is Liberia; a two hour drive from Nosara. 

Once you have your flight itinerary, your ground transportation will be arranged. The prices vary with shared shuttles to private taxis. (ie. A shared shuttle from Liberia to Nosara is generally about $45-65 / person).

Terms & Conditions
400USD non-refundable deposit (per person) is required to reserve a spot.
50% of the balance is due September 25
Remaining balance is due November 25
All payments after deposit must be made by US certified cheque or cash
Deposits are non-refundable. 
Remaining payments are only refundable if a cancelled spot is filled. 
Participants will be required to sign a waiver. 
You require a passport to travel to Costa Rica. 
Travel / health Insurance is always recommended

 Teacher Bios


Gloria Williams (CYT, MSW, BSW) is director of Soothe Downtown Spa, St. John’s, NL, Canada. Gloria brings a compilation of experiences including service industry, community development social work, health promotion consultant, yoga teacher, performer with Dzolali traditional West African Drum & Dance Ensemble for over ten years, dabbler in Flamenco dance school in Granada, Spain and her most recent joy; aesthetics studies and spa entrepreneur.

Gloria is a Graduate of the Lotus Centre Yoga Teacher Training program (2009, NL), specializing in the area of Somatics and ‘Yoga Philosophy’. Further trainings include: Yoga Anatomy and Yoga Assists (2010) TAYS Therapeutic Approach Yoga Studio, Creative Yoga for Children (2010) Lotus Centre, Anusara Yoga Training & Meditation Retreat (2011) Ananda Ashram; World Yoga Centre of New York, Yin Yoga Professional Teacher Training (2016) Sartori Yoga,  and Yoga Nidra Teacher Training (2017) Shakti Yoga. Additionally, Gloria engages in Enlightenment Intensives, Meditation classes, and the World Peace Diet. Gloria is a dance, hike and travel enthusiast, and presently pursuing ongoing yoga and Ayurveda studies, Thai yoga massage and Vegan cooking. Her favourite holidays are yoga retreats; you are about to see why they are so ahhh-mazing!


Laurabeth Power has dedicated herself to the practice, study and teaching of yoga since discovering its joys and benefits in 2004. In 2008 she had a dream of doing yoga on a beach in Thailand. The next day she cleared her schedule booked a flight and backpacked South East Asia for 3 months. It was on a this retreat she decided she wanted to spread the light and begin to teach. Ever since she has been on a life long path seeking truth and inspiring others to awaken to their fullest potential.

LB is certified in vinyasa, hatha, yin and restorative yoga, as well as, a trained meditation teacher. She founded the non profit organization, Soul Warrior Yoga for Youth that offers kids yoga teacher trainings across Newfoundland. She is a ambassador for lululemon and loves planning unique events for the yoga community. Her favourite classes to teach are balanced with a meditative yin sequence followed by a fiery yang flow.

Off the mat she is a contemporary dancer, indie music enthusiast, mountain peek seeker, vegan foodie, kitchen dance party expert and world traveller. She wears her heart on her sleeve and always looks for the best in any situation.

Skye Tostowaryk - her passions are found in film and photography work with explorations in lighting, sound, directing, writing, fashion and her speciality make-up artistry. Skye brings over ten years experience as a makeup artist and holds certificates in Advanced Special Effects from George Brown College, Toronto and HD ‘special effects’ makeup from the Toronto School of Makeup. Her work extends from theatre, weddings, commercial, film and television. Some of her work can be seen on TV series such as Republic of Doyle, Frontier, and Reign. Skye studied photography with Celebrity Photo Studio and is a co-founder of Skye and Jackson Photography. Skye is also belly dancer, yogi and fitness / nutrition enthusiast.

For more information, please visit www.soothespa.ca/retreats
If you have any questions, please reach out to Gloria at 
supportfairtrade@gmail.com