Chen Style Tai Chi Retreats in Costa Rica

About us

We offer you a unique opportunity to discover the wonderful benefits of original Chen style tai chi in a pristine tropical oceanfront setting in Costa Rica.

Come alone or bring your own private group. 

Our Chen Style Tai Chi Retreats include daily tai chi classes (3 to 4 hours each day) and lodging at Pavones Riviera.

Our Chen Style Tai Chi Retreats are 7 days / 7 nights. You choose the dates that are best for you.

The price listed above is for single or double occupancy.

All classes are taught by Dr. Bob Bacher, who has 50 years experience with tai chi, and is authorized as a 20th generation lineage teacher by Grandmaster Wang Xi'an in Chen Family Village, China (the historical birth place of tai chi).

Dr. Bacher is also a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic since 1980. He combines his expertise as a doctor with his extensive experience teaching tai chi to offer you a program that is as much about self healing as it is self defense.



Event Highlights

  • Daily private tai chi classes (3 hours per day)
  • 7 nights lodging at Pavones Riviera
  • Learn at your own individual pace

Venue Highlights

Pavones Riviera is located in beautiful Pavones, Costa Rica. A minute walk to the beach and all amenities. Amazing sunsets, star filled nights, ocean breezes, and a symphony of birds, monkeys, and frogs!
Come to learn tai chi and learn so much more!

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • House-Keeping

Schedule

You will have two 90 minute tai chi classes per day, in the mornings and late afternoons before sunset.
All classes are given on your private porch at Riviera or at Las Gemelas Beach.
During your free time you can explore tide pools, rent a bicycle, hike in the mountains, take a surfing lesson, get a massage... and take a nap in a hammock!

Menu/Cuisine

In Pavones there are several restaurants to choose from, all within walking distance from Riviera. Typical meals include rice and beans, vegetables, salad, patakones (plantain pancakes), and your choice of vegan, vegetarian, and other dishes.
There are several produce trucks visit Pavones each week and you can buy directly from them.
Each villa at Riviera has a fully equipped private kitchen.

Accommodations

Each villa at Pavones Riviera is fully equipped with A/C, hot water shower, private bathroom, full kitchen, wifi, secure lodging. Beautifully maintained gardens and villas.

Directions

Fly to San Jose, Costa Rica.
From San Jose you have several options to reach Tai Chi Costa Rica House in Pavones:
Rent a car a drive from San Jose (approximately 6 - 7 hours)
Fly to Golfito with Sansa Airlines (one hour flight - rates change depending on season - see their website at www.flysansa.com)
From Golfito, our driver will greet you and bring you to Tai Chi Costa Rica House (taxi cost is $70 one way) Usually on the Sansa flight you will meet others coming to Pavones and possibly share the taxi cost.
By bus (Tracopa Bus) from San Jose to Paso Canoas (7 hours). From Paso Canoas take a taxi to Pavones (1 to 1 1/2 hours - usually cost around $45 - 50).

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

My inspiration is a desire to gain a deeper connection to and understanding of myself, something that I've been working hard on for so long and will continue to do in the future. I view a retreat as a wonderful way to focus entirely on this without the distractions of every day life! Nicola
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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