With Liz Heffernan, E-RYT 500 & Molly Masaoka, E-RYT 500
Unlock your inner wild woman and awaken the goddess within with the ultimate Yoga & Surf retreat in beautiful Costa Rica. This adventure is specifically designed to unleash your true feminine power, strength, and sensuality while nourishing your body, mind and spirit with expertly guided yoga classes and surf lessons, healthy and delicious meals, and tons of fun adventures. Join us as we unwind, relax, and connect with ourselves and other like-minded women. You will leave glowing inside and out.
This is not your average Costa Rican Yoga Retreat where the surf is epic and the yoga so-so. With this retreat you get the best of both worlds meaning this experience is ideal for yoginis and surfers of All levels. At this retreat you are assured a high quality yoga immersion with a whole lot of fun and adventure mixed in. Liz & Molly have over 30 years of teaching experience. They regularly lead sold-out teacher trainings and retreats around the world and they are the owners their own select yoga businesses and studios in California & Hawaii. This is a RARE opportunity to study with these incredible teachers who are known for their ability to teach intentional yoga customized for every-body, no matter what. They take a therapeutic approach to their style of teaching but also know how to really turn up the heat and kick your ASS-ASANA. In addition to our highly qualified local surf instructors, Molly, a longtime Hawaii resident, is also an avid surfer and water woman. She’s equally at-home on her mat and in the ocean and will be more than happy to surf with the most experienced surfers in the bunch.
The Peace Retreat is located in the popular surf village of Playa Negra, Guanacaste and offers a lovely walk to the beach. Encompassed by the stunning charm of Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, the retreat provides a peaceful and serene atmosphere perfect for a deep immersion into yoga. It is surrounded by luscious tropical rain forests, affording eye-catching panoramas of the ocean and glorious sunset vistas. Guests will have frequent encounters with brightly colored flocks of birds, howler monkeys, iguanas and squirrels.
The menus at the Peace retreat are influenced by local cuisine and produce. They prioritize their guest’s health, the environment, and the local community by buying all produce local, in season, and organic whenever possible. The meals at the Peace retreat are delicious, healthy, and vegetarian with seafood and chick options. They accommodate gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free and vegan options, as permitted by the local fare. Dinner is included on the day of arrival and breakfast on the day of departure.
Om Room is one of two private rooms on the second floor of Casa Yoga. Om Room has a teak armor, a queen size bed, and a single bed all beautifully constructed out of reforested teak wood. Om Room also has a great view of the pool and the Costa Rican jungle!
Shanti Room is one of two private rooms on the second floor of Casa Yoga. Shanti Room has a private bath with a great view of our pool and the Costa Rican jungle! The room is beautifully appointed with a beautiful four-poster queen size bed, a single bed, and amour all constructed out of reforested teak wood.
Shine Room is the largest room of Casa Yoga, and is on the first floor. It has one queen sized teak bed, two single beds (that can be set as bunk beds), a teak desk, and a private bathroom.
There are 6 cabinas on the beautiful jungle property. Each cabina was lovingly constructed with reforested teak wood, and contains furnishings of the same. Cabinas have screen-windows, a ceiling fan, a safe, and also include an open-air closet with storage space. Cabina guests use the beautifully constructed stone showers, sinks, and community washroom facility.
(7 days/6 nights)
6:30am -8:00am: Beach walk, meditation & pranayama
8:00am -9:00am: Fresh juices & smoothies, time to reflect, journal or connect
9:00am – 11:00am: Invigorating yoga flow with expert instructors Liz Heffernan & Molly Masaoka
12:00pm – 6:00pm: Surf, relax, or adventure time! Opportunities for surfing, snorkeling, waterfall hiking, shopping, exploring, lounge & pool time, spa services, ayurveda consultations, stand up paddle boarding, excursions to national parks, etc.
*Please note, the standard retreat price includes 3 surf lessons and access to boards at some of Costa Rica’s best breaks - perfect for all levels, beginner to expert; OR for non-surfers our adventure package is offered, which includes one waterfall hike, one snorkeling adventure, and one stand up paddle board lesson. All additional spa services, national park excursions, water sports, and activities are offered at an added cost.
7:30-9:00pm: Restorative yoga, yoga nidra, or meditation with expert instructors Liz Heffernan & Molly Masaoka
Early Bird Pricing (Register with 50% tuition paid by January 1, 2018)
50% Tuition Due January 1
Full Payment Due February 1
*Single or Double Accommodations at Peace Retreat in Playa Negra, Costa Rica
*2 expertly guided yoga classes per day, plus morning meditation and pranayama
*Healthy, Delicious Morning Smoothies, Brunch & Dinner
*3 surf lessons & access to boards all week (or for non-surfers: 1 waterfall hike, 1 snorkeling adventure, 1 stand up paddle boarding lesson)
*Transportation from Airport on group shuttle (specified times only) to Retreat Center
*30 Hours of Continuing Education Credits with Yoga Alliance
Extra costs: additional surf lessons or excursions, massage and spa services and transportation to Tamarindo for shopping, trips to Rincon National Park for zip lining, mud baths, wildlife and hiking.
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