La Cusinga Lodge

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Costa Rica 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training On Retreat by Yoga on High with True Nature Education

 True Nature GreenFor More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/yohyttcostarica/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com

with Michele Vinbury eRYT & Jasmine Astra-elle Grace eRYT
FIND YOUR VOICE | DEVELOP YOUR CONFIDENCE | TRANSFORM YOUR PRACTICE | LEARN TO TEACH

 

22 Nights Accommodation (7 nights in La Fortuna, 8 nights in Playa Uvita- La Cusinga Lodge and 7 nights in Santa Teresa)
Journey through the jungles and beaches of Costa Rica on an adventure that will take you deeply inward and also uncover your strengths as a teacher.  During your 3 week stay you will visit three breathtaking locations  – a jungle retreat at the base of a volcano, an eco-retreat with scenic views overlooking the ocean, and an intimate beachside boutique resort town.  Time will be spent daily refining your personal practice, studying teaching techniques, methodology and philosophy while also allowing you ample free time to explore your unique surroundings.
Our curriculum has been developed, tested and refined over the last 13 years graduating teachers who are skillful, well-rounded, confident and successful.

In this 200hr Yoga Alliance Registered program you will learn to:
·         Teach basic principles of alignment with confidence and clarity
·         Analyze a pose and break it into focused points in order to teach mixed level classes safely and effectively
·         Design intelligently and artfully sequenced classes
·         “Read” a student’s body and make proper verbal and hands on adjustments
·         Be familiar with general principles of yoga philosophy
·         Teach breath awareness to beginners
·         Teach simple restorative poses
·         Lead guided relaxations & meditations
·         Understand general principles of anatomy as they apply to teaching yoga
·         Understand classroom ethics and professionalism
·         Understand pertinent aspects of the business of yoga – insurance needs for teachers, yoga alliance requirements and marketing basics
As part of the tuition and materials, you will receive a teacher training manual, access to Yoga on High’s Online Training platform, and sample nine-week beginners’ course outlines.
Training Includes:

·         22 Nights Accommodation (7 nights in La Fortuna, 8 nights in Playa Uvita and 7 nights in Santa Teresa)
·         3 Whole Meals a Day
·         Transport to/from the Airport and in between centers
·         200 hr of YTT

 

For More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/yohyttcostarica/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com


Renew and Rebalance in Costa Rica—Re-Turn to Yourself with True Nature, Lisa Feder & Dana Baruch

True Nature GreenFor More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/federbaruch2016/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com

Join yoga/wellness teacher Lisa Feder, and life coach/educator Dana Baruch for a week dedicated to YOU! Take a retreat from your everyday life and come together in magnificent Costa Rica, where you will have the opportunity to explore and empower yourself and your life–mind, body, spirit—through yoga, meditation, coaching, creating, journaling, and service to others. There will be group activities, and plenty of free time; time to come together, and time to be within; time to move and create, and time to rest and replenish; time to treat yourself; and time to serve others. This retreat is all about coming back to yourself, re-harmonizing (what better place than in the natural splendor of Costa Rica?!), and connecting with and rekindling your authentic, natural spirit. And we promise lots of laughter and fun.

Throughout the week, participants will have both group and individual access to yoga instruction and life coaching. All levels of yoga experience are welcome, even if you’ve never heard of, seen, or done a down dog! And you don’t need to have big ugly issues to reap benefits from the wisdom of coaching. We will be well cared for by the True Nature Staff at the breathtaking La Cusinga lodge facilities. For sure, what happens in Costa Rica stays in Costa Rica, but this retreat is also designed to help you plant seeds for intentional and positive change when you re-enter your life back home.

Looking forward to seeing you in Costa Rica in June, 2016!

This Eco-Lodge and Retreat Center in Uvita, Costa Rica is hidden in the hilltops overlooking the pristine beaches of Costa Rica’s still-virgin South Pacific, where the ocean crashes into the jungle. Tucked away in a private reserve of over 600 acres, this rainforest lodge provides guests with sweeping ocean views, sandy beaches, natural pools, and the chance to experience the burgeoning forests and astonishing wildlife of the country’s most famous ecosystem.

Retreat Includes:

· 7 Nights Accommodation (1st night in hotel near airport, 6 nights in Uvita)
· 3 Whole Foods Meals a Day
· Transport to/from the Airport to La Cusinga
· Personal Retreat Time
· Daily Yoga Practices
· Meditation
· Coaching
· Opportunities for creative expression

For More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/federbaruch2016/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com


Finding Peace Within : A Costa Rica Retreat with Day Yoga

True Nature GreenFor More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/find-peace-within-day-yoga-costa-rica-experience-retreat/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com

Beautiful beaches, peaceful serenity, daily yoga; all that’s missing is you! Take some time away to nourish your body, mind and soul and explore your inner peace within in the pristine nature of Costa Rica. Each day yoga classes, meditation & pranayama (breathing) exercises and a variety of workshops will be available to help you unwind and de-stress while assisting you in your personal evolution. Class styles include Gentle, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, Restorative, Yoga Nidra and more so there’s sure to be something for everyone!

Join in on some of our workshops and classes for CEU’s with Yoga Alliance. This retreat will include 20+ hours worth of optional training hours. Workshops that will be offered include topics such as Intro to Subtle Body Anatomy, Arm Balances and Thai Yoga Massage Adjustments for Yoga Teachers.

You have the option to make this retreat what you want. If you are looking for a relaxing yoga vacation plenty of downtime will be available to rest, hang out at the beach, swim, hike or schedule a massage. Eat delicious meals with many of the ingredients locally grown and harvested. All levels of yoga practitioners will benefit from this week long yoga vacation in one of the world’s most beautiful places! Excursions can also be arranged for those looking to do some exploring away from the retreat center. Possible excursions could include a visit to Arenal Volcano, a nearby local town, the rainforest, hot springs, ziplining and more.

Retreat Includes:

·         7 Nights Accommodations (1st night hotel near airport, 6 nights Playa Uvita)
·         3 Whole Foods Meals a Day
·         Round-Trip Transportation to/from Airport
·         2 daily Yoga and Meditation Practices
·         20hrs of training for those either enrolled in our 300hr Advanced Teacher Training program or those looking for CEU’s through Yoga Alliance
·         Personal Retreat Time

 For More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/find-peace-within-day-yoga-costa-rica-experience-retreat/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com


Day Yoga ~ Costa Rica Yoga Teacher Training 200hr

True Nature GreenFor More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/dayyoga-costaricaytt/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com

February 14, 2016 – March 6, 2016 (1st night in hotel near airport, 12 nights in La Fortuna and 8 nights in Playa Uvita- La Cusinga Lodge)

Interested in becoming a yoga teacher or do you simply want to deepen your own personal practice? Join Day Yoga in beautiful Costa Rica for our 200­hour Teacher Training Program recognized by Yoga Alliance. This Hatha based training will focus on Power Vinyasa, Gentle and Yin Yoga. The Day Yoga Foundational Yoga Teacher Training is a holistic and experiential approach to Hatha Yoga. We will explore multiple styles of asana as well as meditation and pranayama.

Yoga is a journey toward spiritual, mental and physical wellness. It is union, unfolding within and all around. The timeless teachings of yoga have not only survived through the ages but also thrived in this modern era. Through yoga, we are inspired to live simply and compassionately, dedicated to realizing our potential, our truth. The benefits are immeasurable…
Teaching yoga is a natural extension of your experience of it, rather you intend to teach in a classroom setting or simply by affecting others through how you live in harmony in your own life. As you learn you will grow and inspire those around you to also come along on the journey.

The teachings will be expressed through 180 contact hours during the three week long teacher training in Costa Rica. There will also be 20 hours post training to be completed on your own time of home study, practice, practice teaching and karma yoga.

Topics of study will include:
*  Power, gentle and yin yoga practice
*  Yoga history and philosophy
*  Pranayama and meditation
*  Physical anatomy and physiology
*  Subtle anatomy and chakras
*  Mantras, mudras and kriya
*  Ethics and lifestyle
*  Class sequencing and themes
*  Verbal and hands on adjustments
*  Practice teaching
*  Yoga as a business
Specialty topics to include:
Kids
Prenatal/postnatal yoga Ayurveda
Yoga Mythology
Hot Yoga
Yogic Diet
Mantra
Sample Training Day
7-­8:30am­ Morning Power Vinyasa or Gentle class
8:30­-9:30am­ Breakfast
9:30­-10am­ Free time
10­-12pm­ Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics for a Yoga Teacher
12-­1pm­ Lunch
1­-5pm­ Techniques, Training and Practice
5-­6pm­ Dinner
6-­6:30pm­ Free time
6:30­-7:15pm­ Subtle Anatomy
7:15­-8:30pm­ Evening Gentle, Yin and/or Meditation class
8:30pm­ Retire to rooms for free time or journaling.
*Please note this is just a sample day and each will be different during the training. We will also have Karma Yoga mornings where we go out into the community to give back such as teaching yoga to school children. And there will be a few free days built into the training which can be utilized for excursions or down time.
Training Includes:

·         21 Nights Accommodation (1st night in hotel near airport, 12 nights in La Fortuna and 8 nights in Playa Uvita)
·         3 Whole Foods Meals a Day
·         Transport to/from the Airport and in between centers
·         200 hr of YTT
·         Personal Time

For More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/dayyoga-costaricaytt/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com


Loren Crawford Yoga’s – Tropical Transformation Retreat with True Nature Education

True Nature GreenFor More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/loren-crawford-yogas-tropical-transformation-retreat-building-yoga-toolkit/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com

This is more than a yoga vacation, it’s an opportunity for you to do transformational work while basking in Nature’s elemental bounty. This group experience will have a healing component that promises to take you through a journey that will leave you closer to your true nature. What does this mean exactly? You will feel more joy, more spontaneity and the will to thrive.

Michelle Turpin will join Loren in leading participants through the Desire Map process to get clear on our core desired feelings – feelings that inform how we live our lives. Desire Mapping leads to the creation of goals with soul and will leave everyone feeling connected to their own soul’s desires.

This will retreat will give you the opportunity to:

* Participate in up to 3 daily all-levels practices
* Share time in community
* Nurture your body,mind and spirit
* Uncover your deepest driving desire
* Make plans for next part – and the rest – of your life
* Awaken to a deeper part of your essence

This Eco-Lodge and Retreat Center in Uvita, Costa Rica is hidden in the hilltops overlooking the pristine beaches of Costa Rica’s still-virgin South Pacific, where the ocean crashes into the jungle. Tucked away in a private reserve of over 600 acres, this rainforest lodge provides guests with sweeping ocean views, sandy beaches, natural pools, and the chance to experience the burgeoning forests and astonishing wildlife of the country’s most famous ecosystem.

Retreat Includes:

7 Nights Accommodation (1st night in hotel near airport, 6 nights in Uvita)
3 Whole Foods Meals a Day
Transport to/from the Airport to La Cusinga
Personal Retreat Time
Up to 3 daily Yoga Practices
And More…

About True Nature:
True Nature Education is an Educational Travel Company which provides full service in the planning, support, and guidance of a diverse catalog of trips to Costa Rica each year. We believe in the power of experiential travel abroad and the multitude of affects it has on ones growth. We have hosted thousands of participants and have been honored to share in the life-changing experiences of our guests. It is True Nature’s goal to strive to meet the needs of our guests and to be of support from the time you first contact us, to the time you land in Costa Rica, and until you return home from your journey.

 

For More Information and to Register Visit:
http://truenatureyogawellness.com/event/loren-crawford-yogas-tropical-transformation-retreat-building-yoga-toolkit/
or email us at Info@TrueNatureEducation.com


The FEARLESS Living Retreat – Sara Clark

Join Sara Clark on a transformative 5-night Fearless Living Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica. Unwind and tune in to the vibration of your heart and awaken fearlessly to your highest potential!

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Questions?

Contact dailyblissyoga@gmail.com or call 424-625-9938

Your Bliss Guide


Sara Clark

Daily Bliss Yoga

Pricing & Terms:

Please note single & double rooms at La Cusinga are very limited (this helps La Cusinga have a low environmental impact). Rooms will be assigned on a first come first serve basis. Book early to ensure desired accommodations!

Early Bird Pricing – until September 15, 2015

  • Shared Room: $1,495 per person
  • Double Room: $1,895 per person
  • Single Room: $2,395 (very limited, book early)

Regular Pricing – after September 15, 2015

  • Shared Room: $1,695 per person
  • Double Room: $2,095 per person
  • Single Room: $2,595 (very limited, book early)

Price includes

  • Yoga with Sara Clark
  • 5 nights lodging (4 nights at La Cusinga, 1 night at Hotel Buena Vista)
  • All meals
  • Daily Bliss on-site guide
  • Two Costa Rica cultural extras/excursions; Farm to Table Tour/Nature Hike & Cooking Class, Coconut Farm Tour
  • Horse tour
  • Airport shuttle at SET time

Price does not include

  • Airfare
  • Transportation from SJO airport to La Cusinga outside of scheduled Daily Bliss pick-up and drop-off times
  • Gratuities (Suggested gratuity for lodging staff: $6 per day)
  • Alcohol

Terms & Conditions

  • Reserve your spot with a non-refundable $800 deposit
  • No refunds deposits or balances paid
  • Total payment is due by December 1, 2015

Costa Rica Reset with Goldie

Join Goldie Graham on a 5 day Costa Rica yoga adventure. Unplug, unwind and reset in the peacefulness and magic of Costa Rica!

Book Now

Questions?

Contact dailyblissyoga@gmail.com or call 424-625-9938

Your Bliss Guide

Goldie Graham

Daily Bliss Yoga

Pricing & Terms:

Please contact us at dailyblissyoga@gmail.com to inquire about room availability and to get more details on the retreat.

Early Bird Pricing

  • Shared room: $1,495 per person until September 1, 2015
  • Double room: $1,895 per person until September 1, 2015
  • Single room: $2,195 until September 1, 2105
  • To book please click here

Regular Pricing

  • Shared room: $1,595 per person after September 1, 2015
  • Double room: $1,995 per person after September 1, 2015
  • Single room: $2,295 after September 1, 2015
  • To book please click here

Price includes

  • 5 nights lodging (4 nights at La Cusinga, 1 night in San Jose)
  • All meals
  • Yoga
  • Two included cultural immersion extras; e.g. coconut farm tour and Boruca Indigenous Tribe talk (exact cultural extras subject to change)
  • Ground transportation from San Jose Airport to La Cusinga Eco Lodge with scheduled Daily Bliss Yoga pick-up times (10:00am and 4:00pm on January 14, 2016) – a 3 hour drive each way ($500 value)
  • Ground transportation from San Jose Hotel to SJO airport on January 19, 2016 at 6:00am
  • Daily Bliss on-site guide

Price does not include

  • Airfare
  • Transportation from SJO airport to La Cusinga outside of scheduled Daily Bliss pick-up times
  • Gratuities for eco-resorts (Suggested gratuity for lodging staff: $6 per day)

Terms & Conditions

  • Reserve your spot with a $800 non-refundable deposit. Balance must be paid in full by December 1, 2015. No refunds on paid balances.
  • No refunds on paid extras/excursions.

La Cusinga Chefs Strive to Make a Lasting Impression on Visitors

La Cusinga Lodge RestaurantGuests who visit La Cusinga Eco Lodge find themselves nestled in a tropical paradise stretching across more than 600 acres of lush rain forests, remote beaches, and vibrant wildlife habitats. The majestic Pacific Ocean provides a breathtaking backdrop to the property which is just a short distance from exciting activities such as surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, hiking, and nature and boating excursions. The lodge also borders Ballena Marine National Park, one of only two nationally protected marine zones in Costa Rica.

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Power and Peace

Byron Yoga and Paul Teodo Yoga in partnership with Daily Bliss Yoga proudly presents our first annual Power & Peace Retreat. This retreat was created to help you disconnect from your busy life and recharge and renew in the magical transformative energy that is La Cusinga Eco-Lodge in Costa Rica. We aim to help you balance out the yin and the yang and return to your natural state of being.


Adventure Life calls La Cusinga an ‘Accessible Slice of Eco-Heaven ‘

la-cusinga-viewLa Cusinga Lodge defines paradise—from being nestled in the midst of breathtaking scenery and vibrant wildlife habitats to fashioning itself as a destination which caters to its visitors’ desires. Guests are just a short distance from a variety of activities, such as hiking, nature tours and surfing lessons. The lodge’s chefs provide mouth-watering, organically-infused dishes served in a family-oriented atmosphere. Add in the fact the lodge exemplifies a conservation-based mentality of sustainable eco-practices, and guests can experience a uniquely pleasurable stay while in the care of the professional and attentive management and staff.

Read the full Adventure-Life.com feature  for more details on what La Cusinga offers to the traveler looking for the once-in-a-lifetime experience.