Costa Rica Yoga Retreat: Sakalya Yoga + Ayurveda

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January 4-10th, 2017

Imagine falling asleep to the sounds of the jungle, then waking up and drinking fresh, local coffee perched high on a mountaintop, above the clouds. Now imagine sipping wine or a fresh smoothie under the stars while listening to the waves crashing just a few hundred feet away and waking to an energizing yoga practice, that will leave you feeling invigorated, followed by a light, nutritious Ayurvedic breakfast. You can experience all of this and more on this 6 night Costa Rican getaway!

If you need to find more purpose....

If you need to seriously relax....

If you have lost touch with your true self...

If you want to travel with others who have similar goals...

If you are ready to make a change in your life and need to get the tools...

Then you have been lead to this page for a reason.

Sakalya Yoga + Ayurveda Retreat will be an immersive transformative retreat experience that will offer the best of Costa Rica; the mountains and the ocean, with a spice farm tour in between! 

Sakalya means holistic and this retreat will bring together the best of yoga and Ayurveda to jump start your transformation; whether you're needing a change mentally, physically, emotionally, or all of the above, you'll find it here with us!

Join us for a truly unique getaway combining the best of yoga and Ayurveda with Crystal (RYT 500)and Jessica (E-RYT 200, certified Ayurvedic Practitioner), both highly trained in their fields as we find true balance; body, mind, and spirit. We will learn how to live for our doshic type; our personal mind-body constitution, by eating Ayurvedic meals, experiencing a hands on Ayurvedic cooking class, as well as engaging in discussions and practical info sessions on the science of Ayurveda and how to integrate this ancient wisdom into your modern life. We will also be practicing twice daily yoga, meditation, guided relaxation and kirtan especially designed to bring peace and harmony back to the nervous system and spirit. Ayurvedic body treatments will also be available to bring you to the deepest level of restoration possible!


Shanti Om Retreats is an experience that combines the best of Costa Rica, both the rainforest and the beach. You will be picked up with your group in San Jose, transported high into the cloud rainforest of the Cerro de la Muerte, to an altitude of nearly 10,000 ft.. Here you will spend 2 nights practicing yoga in our shala amongst the wisdom of the trees, hiking in prime rainforest, spotting wildlife, and eating delicious organic meals. Next, we will journey down to the beach with a stop to an Organic Spice Farm. You will spend 4 nights soaking up the rich energy from the ocean breezes and rays from the sun. You will be renewed staying in our expansive Spanish Colonial villa. Shanti Om Retreats is a place that welcomes anyone seeking peace, quiet, solitude, healthy food, yoga training and instruction, piece of mind and inward perspective. This is not only a physical place, but also a space to calm the senses and to find balance.


We will take one afternoon to help with a local charity to give back! Other activities that can be schedule upon arrival are zip-lining, stand up paddle boarding, surf lessons, and more!


Investment: $1450, Early bird price $1350 (if paid in full before October 1st). Deposit for both options to reserve your space is $400  (deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. Please use the "Friends and Family" option on PayPal).

What is included in price:

  • All Ayurvedic meals on premises (drinks or snacks can be purchased at local restaurants and cafes if wanted)
  • All transportation after arrival
  • Spice Farm Tour
  • Twice Daily Yoga/Meditation
  • Ayurvedic Lectures
  • Ayurvedic Cooking Class
  • Very comfortable rooms with AC
  • WiFi