Beachfront Kundalini and Gong Yoga in Nosara, Costa Rica

  • Guanacaste Province, Nosara, Costa Rica
  • Apr 13 - 20, 2019 (8 days)

About This Event

Experience the power of Kundalini Yoga and the transformational sound of the Gong in a this spectacular setting surrounded by he amazing natural backdrop of Nosara, Costa Rica.


Wake up each morning to the sound of the howler monkeys and enchanting sunrise over the oceanEnjoy daily yoga classes astrologically designed with the sound of seven gongsExperience the power of Kundalini Yoga and sound healing in a natural paradise settingBalance the elements through sound, meditation and deep relaxationPlay on a pristine beach and swim in the warm waters of a friendly ocean coveExplore the natural jungle and ocean settings with eco-excursionsHeal yourself with local organic food exquisitely preparedSelect from accommodations ranging from simplicity to luxuriousDiscover new and old friends on a well-designed spiritual journeyStudy with experienced and senior teachersBack by popular demand! Enjoy Water Yoga classes in the fabulous natural salt Infinity Pool with Guru Karam
I loved it all. Everything was great in terms of schedule, location and overall structure. It was wonderful to spend a week with Mehtab and Guru Karam and be immersed in yoga, gong, and more. This was a truly restorative and transformative week. Thank you! –Lisa T (2017 participant) Methab and Guru Karam made everyone feel included and part of the group. The classes were excellent and Blue Spirit is an amazing place for a yoga retreat. What a magnificent place! You felt like you are on top of the world … the Pacific in one direction and the jungle in the other! The sounds of the howler monkeys parrots and brilliant sunsets…… it truly paradise, – Diana E. (2018 participant)

Schedule

Morning and afternoon classes, plus some special surprises.

For an extra fee, participants can add:
a Specialized Gong Yoga Teacher Training Course by Mehtab Benton

Learn how to use the gong in yoga classes or for your personal practice!
In this 15-hour training by Mehtab Benton, originator and author of Gong Yoga, you learn how to:

Play the gong with asanas and kriyas
Use the gong with pranayama techniques
Play the gong with mantra and other scared sounds
Enhance meditation with the gong and mudras
Create deep relaxation with guided visualization and the sound of the gong
Balance the chakras and the subtle body with the gong

Suitable for teachers and students from all yoga traditions, you will deeply experience how listening to and playing the gong can enrich your experience of all yoga practices.

Participants receive a complimentary copy of Mehtab’s book Teaching Gong Yoga as the course textbook and yoga teachers also receive a certificate in Gong Yoga Teacher Training.

Additional course instructors include Guru Karam (Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainer) and Tej Arvind (Hatha Yoga Teacher Trainer).
** Prior gong playing experience is recommended ***

Venue Highlights

ABOUT COSTA RICA
While it may seem remote, Costa Rica is easily accessible from the United States and Canada. Costa Rica has not only become known for its spectacular nature, bio-diversity, and ecological tourism, but also as a country whose values reflect many of the ideals embraced by those of us interested in world peace, environmental preservation, excellent education, and a high standard of health care. It is unique in Central America as it has the longest uninterrupted democracy, no standing army in more than 50 years, and a 95% literacy rate.

BLUE ZONE®
Blue Spirit lives in one of the world’s five Blue Zones®: Nosara, on the Nicoya Peninsula. Blue Zones® are recognized areas where people live the longest and report the highest levels of wellbeing.

ABOUT NOSARA
In the last 10-years Nosara has grown quietly into one of the hip holistic hot-spots on the planet. Nestled along the coast with 3 unspoiled stunning beaches protected as a turtle refuge – Playa Guiones, Playa Pelada, and Playa Nosara – this peaceful and vibrant international community of nature lovers, surfers, yogis, and families truly embraces the Costa Rican ‘Pura Vida’ lifestyle.

Accommodations

Ocean View Room
These double rooms have step-out balconies and beautiful ocean views. The rooms are tastefully furnished and provide the perfect space for 2 people. Each room has a king-sized bed or two twins, with a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning.

Mountain View Room
These double rooms have step-out balconies and beautiful mountain views. The rooms are tastefully furnished and provide the perfect space for 2 people. Each room has a king-sized bed or two twins, with a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning.

Nature Suite
These suites are very cozy and situated on a hillside overlooking the lush vegetation. They are natural wood frame structures and have private bathrooms with an outdoor shower overlooking the jungle. Each Suite sleeps 2 people (king sized bed or two twins), includes a separate enclosed porch with a desk, and has solar hot water as well as air conditioning. The suites are a short walk up the hill to the main building.

Hermitage Room
These rooms are specifically designed for singles or couples and provide privacy and elegance while being cozy and less expensive. Many of these rooms have partial views of the ocean and others of the mountains nearby, a queen sized bed, a private bathroom with solar hot water and air conditioning.

Eco-Cottage
The cottages are beautifully situated in lush vegetation, allowing for a sensual being-in-touch experience with nature. They are simple and natural wood frame structures with screening for natural ventilation. Each cottage sleeps two people and share a common bathhouse that has solar hot water showers. The Eco-cottages are situated below the main building and involve a short hike up to a stone stairway to get to the main building.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Includes Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Directions

Plan your arrival to Liberia Airport, Costa Rica. We will send instructions on how to reserve an airport shuttle to and from the retreat.

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