Miranda Macpherson - The Transforming Power of Grace, 7 or 14 night stay, Costa Rica - March

About us


Located at a medically licensed luxury resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Rythmia provides guests with an all-inclusive “Transformation Vacation”.

"I just returned from a week at Rythmia. It was the most amazing journey, I reconnected to my essence and my soul. At Rythmia I found my purpose and newfound inspiration to move forward in what had become a stagnant life..."

 ~ Patrick F

Highly customized programs are developed for each guest and include farm-to-table organic food, massages, volcanic mud baths, spa amenities, Shiva Rea Yoga, and a whole range of activities and excursions are in addition to Rythmia’s groundbreaking medically supervised plant medicine program, spiritual instruction and guidance. Our intention is for our guests to experience healing and awakening, while ultimately raising the consciousness of the world.

Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, one of the five Blue Zones of the world, where its natives live the longest and happiest lives.  It offers the most current breakthrough modalities for life transformation including Plant Medicine by Dr. Vanessa Grillo using the sacred plants native to the area, Dr. Michael Beckwith’s renowned Life Transformation Program, The Answer Is You, which provides inspirational teachings and tools to help transcend self-limiting beliefs,  Prana Vinyasa Yoga by Shiva Rea in a beautiful, safe and private haven in a first-class resort setting on 4500 gated acres of magnificent beachfront property, Gerard Powell reveals his secret to manifesting abundance with his course in Truthenomics and The Dead Sea Cleanse, a hydrotherapy colon cleanse.

Founder and CEO Gerard Powell strives to change millions of lives after transforming his own life by using the elements included in these programs. He now wants to pay it forward so others can also live inspired lives.

Featured Workshop:


Grace comes alive as you learn to surrender. This is not the same as collapsing, passivity, or self-rejection. Grace dances with your trust, honesty, devotion, curiosity, compassion, humility, willingness, and patience – so that your ego can let go of the reigns. Relax the grip of fear and control. Simply be present with what is.

During this workshop, we will discover a presence deeper than the mind. Ego relaxation liberates unnecessary suffering and stress patterns at the root by reconnecting you to the inherent joy, beauty, peace, and majesty of your true nature. You will return to right relationship with life and awaken the precise qualities you need to deepen, thrive, and be of true service to our world in transition. Your answer to this powerful invitation will enable you to open beyond concept into a more direct experience of the Divine Presence. Through holistic inquiry, depth psychology, meditation, devotional practices, and contemplation of the stories of Moses and the Pharaoh, Jesus and the disciples, and the role of the feminine, we will explore the how to:

* Receive the powerful love of Grace
* Cultivate the virtues that fulfill us spiritually
* Enter into a state of receptivity
* Address the roots of fear and control * Surrender into the mystery with humility

Miranda Macpherson is known for her depth of presence and refined capacity to guide others into direct experience of the Sacred. Within a tangible atmosphere of unconditional love, she teaches and transmits a synthesis of self-inquiry, devotion, meditation and psychological wisdom that embraces every aspect of our humanity as a gateway home. She shares an integrated approach to non-dual realization born out of her own awakening process, inspired by the silent presence of Sri Ramana Maharshi, A Course in Miracles, extensive study of the world’s wisdom traditions and more recently, the Diamond Approach. With over twenty years experience teaching and counseling internationally, Miranda’s clarity offers a powerful holding in which to access deeper dimensions of consciousness, unwind ego obstacles and embody spiritual depth in everyday life.

Unapologetically feminine, joyful and down to earth in her way of being, Miranda is dedicated to loving people all the way back into the freedom and wholeness of our true nature. Miranda founded the “OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation” in London where she trained and ordained over 600 ministers. She is the author of “Boundless Love”, “The Heart of Being” mantra CD and countless articles. Today Miranda leads the “Awakening Love & Wisdom” ongoing sanghas in Marin and Sonoma counties and teaches internationally.


When booking at Rythmia, guests choose between either a 7 or 14-night retreat package that includes each of Rythmia’s five world class programs as well as:

Rythmia poolHealth clubSpa - massages, volcanic mud baths, and moreGuided meditationBreathing classNightly musicFarm to table organic mealsBicycling 

*Rythmia is currently offering a special rate of $299 per night (a $599 value). 

Guests begin and end their journeys with a live blood cell analysis, aura photo, a medical doctor and a life coach. Their goals are defined and individual programs are developed to achieve them.

The many benefits of the comprehensive program at Rythmia include healing of emotional trauma, a greater sense of purpose, genuine and sustained happiness, natural healing of physical ailments, detoxification, elimination of addictive tendencies, inner and outer balance, and improved interpersonal relationships.

"If you feel the need to reconnect with your soul, get to know your mind and body, connect with the earth, or make beautiful new friendships you may be feeling the gentle call of Rythmia." 

~ DeVirl C

Skill Level:

✔ Beginner

✔ Intermediate

✔ Advanced

Example Daily Schedule:

○ 7:00 am - 8:15 am CST - SOLAR PRANA VINYASA YOGA
○ 9:00 am - 10:45 pm CST - ABOUT YOUR MIRACLE CLASS
○ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST - LUNCH
○ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST - THE POWER OF MINDFULNESS
○ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST - FREE TIME - SPA - BEACH - CLEANSE
○ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm CST - LUNAR PRANA VINYASA YOGA
○ 5:30 pm - 12:00 am CST - HERBAL SUPPORT THERAPY
○ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm CST - FREE TIME - SPA - BEACH - CLEANSE

Excursions & Additional Activities:

○ Horseback riding
○ Canopy tour/ zipline
○ Stand up paddle boarding (ocean or mangroves)
○ Waterfall hike
○ Mountain bike
○ Snorkeling
○ Turtle Sanctuary
○ Surfing
○ Golf


Our cuisine caters to:

✔ Meat Eaters    ✔ Dairy-free

✔ Vegetarians     ✔ Vegans   

✔ Nut Free          ✔ Gluten Free 

Our on-site restaurant, ROOTS, serves locally sourced, farm-to-table organic foods. Our culinary program has been designed to help you maximize your healing and growth at Rythmia and teach you the possibilities that a truly healthy diet can bring into your life. Delicious organic food is prepared daily by first class chefs from locally grown ingredients.

Our food is sourced from Huerta Organica, a local, organic and sustainable farm. Rythmia LAC presents foods that are of the highest vibration, innovative and creative, and of course nutritious and healthy. We’re committed to organic and sustainable local sourcing practices for the foods that we serve. That means that we do employ a “farm to table” mentality with our dishes. We provide every variation of diet from Vegan to sustainable meat consuming diets. All animal products that are served come from local farms using the highest levels of integrity around the treatment and practices of animal welfare.

Strong roots produce beautiful leaves. Let us nurture you three meals a day, and then some.

"I traveled to Rythmia by myself in October to help me heal trauma surrounding the loss of a loved one in 2016. It was a profound experience that created life long bonds with beautiful souls. I was able to let go and move into acceptance and view death through a different lens."

~ Jane O


We provide luxurious and spacious accommodations in a serene, quiet setting. Your room will invite you to relax and reflect, enjoy the stunning views of the forest and the enchanting songs of native birds. All rooms are furnished with original art, therapeutic beds and luxury resort decor.

Our rooms are all situated within casitas (small houses) with private bathrooms and plenty of air-conditioned space. Guests can book either single, double or triple bedrooms. Most of your time at Rythmia won’t be spent in your casita but it’ll be a perfect place to take a break, read or meditate, take a shower in some of the cleanest water in the world, or take a nap. Casita rooms are individualized in order to provide privacy, quiet and rest which will be so important as you’re relearning how to love and treat yourself right during your stay at Rythmia.


Fly into Liberia airport (airport code LIR). There are direct flights from a number of major cities in the U.S., such as Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). The resort is a one hour and twenty-minute shuttle ride from the airport and shuttle rides are available.

Cancellation Policy:

All reservations cancelled at least 10 days before your arrival date will receive a fill refund or credit towards future stays. Any cancellations to your reservation don within 10 days of your arrival date will be credited towards future trips. If you have selected a shared room, please keep in mind that some people may snore. As such, we recommend bringing your own earplugs and eye mask to avoid disruption to your sleep. Any room changes at this time are subject to availability and rate change.


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping
  • Bicycles For Rent

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

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