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January 12-18th, 2020 -Nosara

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About The Retreat

  • Info
  • Nosara, Costa Rica- January 12-18th, 2020

    Somewhere on the world-renowned surfing beach down the path from our chic resort home, or in the lush jungle and or during the masterfully choreographed yoga schedule is a brighter version of life. Every moment of our Costa Rican retreat is an invitation to wallow in wellness. The beauty of dwindling pristine wilderness and the Feasting menu, the yoga, meditation and cleansing rituals, all of this, all of it, is here for your awakening.

    As former Nosaran Theresa put it, “Trust me, you want this adventure.”

    email: yogaretreatsbyjackie@gmail.com

  • Registration
  • The casa is it’s own universe of chic wellness. A mix of Costa Rican palapa and luxury villa, our home for the retreat is a decadent jumping off point for your journey into the jungle, the surf or your own meditation practice. Just a few minutes walk to a legendary surfing beach or to town, though it might be hard to leave the sprawling patios and salt water pool. Our chef will be creating our high-vibe meals in the open kitchen and our yoga sessions will be in the onsite yoga studio. There is just the right amount of space to have your own adventure, and enough communal gathering areas to make this retreat our own temple.

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    Double Queen Room – 2 Queen beds $2500 each *2 LEFT
    Bunk Room $1600 *1 LEFT

    SOLD OUT
    Master Suit King Private $3500 (Shared $2600 each) *SOLD OUT
    Master Suit Queen Private $3000 (Shared $2200 each) *SOLD OUT

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    $500 Deposit to Reserve your spot
    Payments due by October 1st, 2019

    (all prices are in USD)
    Add HST

    Email : yogaretreatsbyjackie@gmail.com

    Includes: yoga, meditation, accommodations, brunch, snack & dinner each day, one on one time with teacher (jackie szabo), a corgeous ball, a tongue scraper, all natural bugspray, all natural coffee scrub, all natural deoderant, and all natural grounding and wake up oils.

    Not included in Price: airfare, ground transportation and travel insurance (It is highly recommended that you purchase TRAVEL INSURANCE- please contact Jenn for assistance)

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    Retreat Policy

    A $500 USD non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space in the retreat. The balance is due on August 15th, 2018. A credit of the balance (to be used for a future retreat) will be given for cancellations made 60 days prior to the start of the retreat. No credits or refunds will be given after that (59 days before the start of the retreat). Please be sure to purchase travel insurance. Jackie Szabo is not responsible for any and all costs incurred for travel arrangements related to getting to this event including weather related events.

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    For any travel information, please contact:
    Jenn Collins – Travelonly
    Phone: (416) 801-2755
    Email: jcollins@travelonly.com

    Head Office: 325 West Street, Bldg A, Suite 202 Brantford, Ontario N3R 3V6 / Phone # – 519.752.4363 *TravelOnly customer funds are protected in Ontario by TICO 4316071

  • Wellness Program
  • Our wellness program will include:

    Our Costa Rica retreat is a total refresh and we are so excited that it is coming at the beginning of the new year, 2020. A perfect moment to quiet the spirit and allow a truer voice to emerge. From the activation of your deepest core muscles, to a ritualized cleansing program, to food that will make your cells sing, this trip is going to feel amazing.
    These are the modalities and practices we will explore in Nosara. Some may be part of your daily regimen, some may be totally new. We will be there with info and reassuring vibes through all of it.
    YOGA
Yoga, or asana, can retrain you from shadow habits through movement. In yoga, we practice linking breath to movement, listening to our bodies voice and moving with intention. These skills show up in our lives, giving us greater poise and grace in difficulties and joys. Yoga, for many of us, is the gateway drug to spiritual growth and enlightenment.
    FEASTING 
We are food fanatics. Food is medicine, joy and connection. Our chef has created dishes that are meant to be divinely healthy (of course) and also to be an absolute pleasure. The menus change daily and are almost entirely vegetarian. We will be feasting together, every time we sit down. Feasting isn’t about gorging on decadent food. Feasting is the relishing in every bite at the communal table.
    But just so you know, we got the cell-level cleansing fuel aspect covered, too. Flushing your body with the concentrated organic nutrients from local fruit and vegetables, even for a short period, is a way of filling up with pure energy – high vibrational fuel, giving your digestive organs a rest, allowing your body to absorb essential vitamins and nutrients very efficiently, and giving your system an opportunity to flush away toxins. Think of it as a major sweeping away of the cobwebs and airing out your temple. You’ll breathe easier. You’ll feel lighter and brighter. You’ll sleep like a baby.
    MEDITATION
Meditation quiets the “monkey mind,” the constant, un-directed thinking that often brings anxiety, worry and distraction into our everyday lives. Even taking five minutes to practice meditation can bring us back into the present moment, encourage better decision-making, and allow us to truly experience our lives to the fullest.
    OIL PULLING
Oil pulling, or kavala or gundusha, is the ancient Ayurvedic dental hygiene technique of swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth for around 20 minutes (you can work up to this). This action draws out toxins in your body, primarily to improve oral health but also to improve your overall health.
    TONGUE SCRAPING
 A tongue cleaner cleans the bacterial build-up, food debris, fungi, and dead cells from the surface of the tongue. The bacteria and fungi that grow on the tongue are related to many common oral care and general health problems. This practice feels so good in the morning, when your tongue is fuzzy. It is kind of addictive.

  • Nosara
  • A secluded temple of a city, devoted to maintaining its sacred tropical wilderness. This landscape is disappearing even faster than the rest of the rainforest and it is truly an honor to witness it, in its integrity. Here in Nosara there are no chain hotels or high-rise projects congesting the coastline. Nosara’s jungles are full of enticing encounters with water birds, exotic animals and tropical plants. Pounding surf and tide pools, tranquil saltwater marshes and ancient mangroves are some of the rich biodiversity surrounding Nosara.
    Nosara is located on the Nicoya Peninsula in Guanacaste and is considered part of the dry forest region. The saturated tropical dry forest, with its highly seasonal rainfall and diverse vegetation is protected by the 200 meter exclusion zone that is set aside for the preservation of the natural habitat. The enforcement of this one preservation feature has been instrumental in maintaining the pristine beaches and shoreline. Due in large part to the efforts of the Nosara Civic Association, the area remains as one of the most pristine and ecologically sound developments in all of Costa Rica.

  • Activities
  • We believe in building in open time to our retreats for rest and exploration. So few people are gifted the chance to be in wild, magical Nosara and there are so many ways to take it in the lush and pristine jungle and coastline.

    Guided jungle hikes
Tree climbing
Waterfall repelling
Horseback riding
Surf Lessons
Stand up paddle tours
Night hike
Massage (Thai or Therapeutic)
Spa (facials, body wraps, scrubs, etc…)
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine
Zip Line/Canopy Tour
Kayaking

  • Travel
  • Getting Here

    Fly to either San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR). You can either drive (4hrs from SJO & 2hrs from LIR) or take a chartered flight from either Nature Air or Sansa Air.

    For any travel information, please contact:
    Jenn Collins – Travelonly
    Phone: (416) 801-2755
    Email: jcollins@travelonly.com

    Head Office: 325 West Street, Bldg A, Suite 202 Brantford, Ontario N3R 3V6 / Phone # – 519.752.4363

    *TravelOnly customer funds are protected in Ontario by TICO 4316071