Costa Rica Yoga Retreat 2022

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Coming off a very challenging year for all of us. Now is the time for a yoga retreat to get away, re-energize and cleanse your mind, body and spirit. Your journey begins as soon as you land in Costa Rica at the all-inclusive Tierra de Suenos resort near Puerto Viejo on the Caribbean coast.
Enjoy a variety of yoga, meditation, and pilates classes surrounded by the sounds of a tropical rain forest. Planned events and excursions throughout your stay will immerse you in the Costa Rican culture and offer an everlasting experience. 
Let’s not forget the food! The staff at Tierra de Suenos provide a first class culinary experience with organic ingredients grown locally.
Combined, this retreat is designed to whisk you away and provide a much needed reboot to your mind, body and soul (something we all need!) 
A note recently received from our host at Tierra de Suenos in Costa Rica
We’ve Been Living in a Paradisiacal Bubble During the Pandemic

Recently, I’ve had a handful of yoga instructors ask me if it’s safe to travel to Costa Rica, so I thought I’d share about our experience here in Puerto Viejo the past year since the pandemic started. Since March 2020 last year, Callie and I have had the most relaxing year of our lives.

During the entire past year, we haven’t known of anyone personally who has contracted the virus in our local area. And we buy most of our groceries from small vendors alongside the road or at the Saturday morning market and we have the rest delivered.

All of the restaurants have been open since Sept 2020 as have Costa Rica’s borders. We have gone around exploring the rest of Costa Rica. And most of the cases of the virus have been in the big city areas.

Meanwhile we’ve been hanging out with the monkeys and the sloths. We’ve been hiking to the waterfalls, exploring the local caves and snorkeling at the beach.

Our kids have been able to go to an outside school program where they both have thrived. So we haven’t had to be contained in the same place with our kids 24/7 while also trying to work.  We’ve had friends over, attended ecstatic dances and other workshops locally without fear of the virus.

We have truly felt blessed to be in this protective bubble that is Puerto Viejo during the pandemic. Meanwhile, the USA and Canada haven’t been so lucky. It’s funny because the CDC typically tells Americans and Canadians which countries to avoid traveling to.  But they can’t list the country they’re already in.

If it was me and I was telling people what to do, I would tell people to come join us in paradise here in Costa Rica and enjoy the pure vida lifestyle.

Pura Vida,
INSTRUCTOR: Wendy Santiago | Owner | Wendy Fit | Dunedin, FLWendy started her professional dance career in 1979 with a Vegas Dance Review, “Viva Variety” and “Hello Vegas” as one of the entertainers traveling around the country until 1981. She continued her dancing career teaching in many dance studio’s and Health Clubs, in the Tampa Bay area. Wendy began studying yoga in 1983 under some of America’s Leading Yoga instructors, inspiring her to continue her in-depth training in Ashtanga, Hatha, Iyengar ‘Alignment Yoga and Aerial yoga Wendy begin working with clients to assist in rehabilitating from injuries and surgery. Wendy graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree minoring in “Exercise science & Physiology”. Certifications: AAAI /ISMA Personal Fitness Trainer AAAI/ISMA in yoga & personal training, AFAA Aerobic Fitness, Weight Room/Strength Training,  Step, Aerobics. Studied and certified to train all ages of Kids Fitness. Certified through  Johnny G Spinning (group cycling), CPR & Emergency Response, Aqua Fitness, Water Aerobics, Resist-A-Ball Functional Training. In 1996 began her many different certifications beginning with Stott Pilates Mat and Reformer. Balance Body through Polstar including Prop shop with Pilates Rings and Rollers. Physical Mind Pilates for Trapeze/Cadillac including Pilates, Chair and Barrel training. Wendy currently holds trainings and certifications for Yoga and Pilates students to become teachers. Wendy Fit Academy was founded as an RYT-200 hour school in 1998.

Sevdije Lika

Sevdije will also be an instructor in Costa Rica. 

She is certified in Pilates Equipment, Mat and Yoga. Her clients have seen positive results in their transformations through consistent work, whether it is a slight case of scoliosis, menopause, poor posture, breathing better, seeking more strength, tone, and flexibility or simply just keeping up with an old injury and thinking “Prehab” instead of “Rehab” in order to stay strong safely as she has had an athletic lifestyle with her own injuries.

$500 deposit required (refundable until Sept 1st, 2021)
$1,930 + airfare per person for a 2-person bungalow (sold out)
$1,775 + airfare per person for a 4 person bungalow (sold out)

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