Study the ancient yogic system of the chakras to experience greater health, emotional stability, mental clarity and spiritual awakening. Join Masuda Mohamadi and Angelina Fox at Blue Spirit Retreat Center, located in one of the world’s Blue Zones the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica, for a transformational week of yoga and meditation.
This retreat is open to all levels of yoga experience, including yoga teachers who want to deepen their practice. Our retreat features a teacher training component for those interested in chakra-based yoga classes and workshops. Registered Yoga Alliance teachers will receive 30 continuing education hours at the end of the retreat*.
Join us and experience:
In depth content for each of the seven chakras
Flow, Restorative and Kundalini yoga poses to benefit each chakra
Pranayama & Meditation techniques to balance the chakras
Bio-energetic exercises for physical and emotional release
Experiential activities and journaling
Perched on a hilltop that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and a three-mile long white sand beach that is protected as a turtle refuge – Blue Spirit offers an extraordinarily beautiful and natural setting on one of Costa Rica’s renowned beaches. Your stay at Blue Spirit offers you comfortable and elegant air conditioned accommodations, delicious gourmet vegetarian cuisine, a salt-water infinity pool, koi pond, café, gift shop, spa and longevity services, outdoor excursions, and complimentary wireless service.
Hermitage Room (2 Double Occupancy Rooms / $2300 per person & 2 Single Occupancy Rooms / $2800 per person)
These rooms, in the main building, are specifically designed for singles or couples and provide privacy and elegance, while being cozy and affordable. Some of these rooms have partial views of the ocean and others of the mountains nearby.
Nature Suite (4 Double Occupancy Rooms Available / $2500 per person)
Nature Suites are located on a hillside overlooking lush vegetation. They are simple and natural wood frame structures and have private bathrooms with an outdoor shower overlooking the jungle. Each Suite sleeps two people and includes an enclosed porch with a desk. All Suites have solar hot water as well as air conditioning. The Suites are a short walk up the hill to the Main Building.
Mountain View (2 Double Occupancy Rooms Available / $2500 per person)
This double room has a step-out balcony and large windows with an extraordinary mountain view. The room is tastefully furnished and provides the perfect space for two people. It has a king-sized bed or two twins with a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning.
Ocean View Room (1 Double Occupancy Rooms Available / $2700 per person)
This double room has a step-out balcony and beautiful ocean views. The room is tastefully furnished and provides the perfect space for two people. It has a king-sized bed or two twins, with a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning.
Pacifico Cottage Room (1 Single Occupancy Room Available / $3100)
The Pacifico Cottage is tucked away amidst the lush tropical gardens and close enough to the sandy Pacific Beach so that the sound of the Ocean will rock you into sleep. This beautiful and rustic new room features a private porch with a hammock, one queen-size bed, and an outdoor shower. From the main building the Cottages are a short walk down the hill towards the beach.Register
There will be ample time each day to enjoy all that Nosara has to offer including excursions through Blue Spirit, time on the beach or in the surf, or afternoons by the saltwater infinity pool.
- Book some “me time” at the spa and choose from a variety of massage & therapeutic services
- Horseback riding
- Canopy Tours
- Surf lessons
- River Kayaking Expeditions
- Waterfall Hike
- Day trips to local beaches
An outline of the general daily schedule
This retreat will allow students flexibility to participate in all or as few yoga sessions as they choose.*
- Morning Yoga Class
- Morning Session or Free Time
- Afternoon Session or Free Time
- Evening Yoga Class
March 23 – March 31, 2019Register
COST & REGISTRATION
There are several different cost options available depending on which room type you choose
Sign up by November 1 and save $200!
- Hermitage Room (double occupancy – queen bed) – $2300 per person
- Hermitage Room (single occupancy – twin bed) – $2800 per person
- Nature Suite (double occupancy – king or twin beds) – $2500 per person
- Mountain View (double occupancy – king or twin beds) – $2500 per person
- Ocean View (double occupancy – king or twin beds) – $2700 per person
- Pacifico Cottage Room (single occupancy – queen bed) – $3100 per person
$400 non-refundable deposit due on registration. First installment of $1000 is due on October 31, 2018. Balance to be paid on January 15, 2019.
Yoga retreat pricing above includes lodging, all meals and yoga classes, daily workshops, related taxes and fees and Yoga Alliance Certificate of Completion and 30 Yoga Alliance CE credits. Not included in the pricing: a irfare to Liberia, airport departure taxes (should be included in airfare), Airport transfers to and from Blue Spirit to Liberia Airport ($120 per person return) (please see Other Information secition for more detailed information about travel to Costa Rica and transfers), excursions/tours, bottled beverages, alcohol, massage services, laundry services, additional transportation, optional gratuities, and travel insurance.
No refunds will be issued for the deposit, installment payment or balance paid.Register
Meet the instructors leading the retreat.
MASUDA MOHAMADIMasuda is the founder and director of Radiance yoga studio. She is grateful to have the opportunity to open a yoga studio in Old Town, Alexandria and teach full time. In her classes, Masuda creates a warm and inviting space for students to relax, laugh, expand their awareness, discover their power, and connect with their creative essence. Masuda has found yoga to be a powerful tool in experiencing peace, healing, and transformation. Masuda discovered Kundalini yoga while teaching writing and outdoor living skills at the Mountain Institute in West Virginia in 2002. She fell in love with the practice and finished her teacher training in 2004. She also completed her pregnancy-teacher training at Golden Bridge yoga center in New York. Masuda has studied with Gurumukh Kaur Khalsa in New Mexico and Guru Dev in Italy.
ANGELINA FOXAngelina began practicing yoga in 2005 to supplement other exercise. Over time, the desire to learn more about the philosophy of yoga took hold and began her path as a teacher completing her 200 Hour training in 2010. An avid learner, Angelina’s classes are influenced by vinyasa, Ashtanga, power, Forrest, bhakti, Dharma, and restorative styles of yoga. Angelina’s creatively sequenced classes integrate breath, strength, balance, alignment, meditation, and philosophy allowing students to grow in their practice and play with their edge. Angelina’s compassionate teaching offers students the opportunity to draw in and shine out.
Some more useful information to consider.
We recommend that international retreaters take out travel insurance in case of any life situation that may alter your plans. You may consider plans from travelinsure.com, insuremytrip.com, or any other option provided by your credit card, airline or travel company. Also note that your health insurance may not provide coverage internationally. Check with your provider and consider additional coverage if necessary.
You must have a valid passport – valid for a minimum of one day from from point of entry. No additional visa is required for residents of the United States traveling on holiday.
Transportation to and from Blue Spirit and Liberia airport is not included in the cost of the retreat. You may arrange to ride on a group shuttle for $60 USD each way here. A private taxi may also be arranged for $160 USD each way.
Liberia airport is approximately a 2 hour car ride from Blue Spirit. Please plan to arrive at Liberia airport between 12pm and 4pm. For your return, shuttles depart Blue Spirit between 4am and 11am and it will take 2 hours to arrive at the airport. Please make sure to allow time for check-in and to pass through customs when choosing your return flight. Shuttles only run on Saturdays. You may also choose to fly to the Nosara airport, in which a taxi can be arranged for $20 USD each way.
*Attendance at and completion of all yoga classes, sessions, and other activities related to the Chakra System Yoga Training Certificate are required for the certificate to meet Yoga Alliance standards for training and continuing education. Please indicate you would like Yoga Alliance Credit at time of registration.Register