TEMPLE YOGA & YOGA RETEATS

YOGA IN NATURE: A Rejuvenation Retreat

With Marla Meenakshi Joy and Ron Reid

In Costa Rica, March 9th-16th , 2024

Come and join Ron and Marla for a blissful week rejuvenating in the Pura Vida of Costa Rica’s Southern zone! Pavones is a small surf town in a more remote, untouched area of Costa Rica, with the 2nd largest left point break in the world!

Our Yoga Temple is right on the Beach road…so we can enjoy practice in a gorgeous large round temple space….Bio-designed with natural wood, and then jump into the warm ocean water!

Please watch the video of the Opening of the Temple of Light below the Retreat info

We have an amazing week planned for everyone... including:

  • 6 Morning practices
  • 4 Afternoon practices
  • 7 Tropical breakfasts, 7 Delicious lunches, 7 delectable dinners!
  • EXTRA ACTIVITIES available are: surfing lessons, nature walks, Boat trips to see the dolphins and snorkel ( a scheduled activity...$100 extra), Shiatsu Massage ($90), Horseback Riding, River Spa afternoon…and more! (Please bring extra USD or change to our local currency of Costa Rican Colones once you arrive)

NOT included is:

  • Airfare to San Jose Costa Rica (airport code SJO)
  • small “Fly Sansa” Flight to Golfito
  • Taxi from Golfito to Pavones (see GETTING HERE section)…
  • Extra activities
  • Massages
  • Hotel accommodations in San Jose
  • Alcohol at dinner
  • Transportation from the Golfito airport will be arranged, but not Paid for

*$500 non-refundable deposit

Holds your spot (space limited). First come first serve basis for rooms. Accommodations are SHARED…we can help place you with someone if you need/want.

See below for accommodations.

**ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE info: 

ARRIVAL:  into San Jose is March 8th.  Overnight in San Jose (please see GETTING HERE page)
 
MARCH 9TH:  Take the early flight (5:30 am) SAN JOSE to GOLFITO flight on www.flysansa.com/en  (more info on GETTING HERE page)
 
TAXI: There is a cost but it will be arranged for you to pick you up in Golfito and take you to Pavones to your villa. Once you have your international and sansa flights booked, please send it to templeoflight108@gmail.com
 
**The retreat begins with Lunch on March 9th and an afternoon Yoga class....etc.
 
DEPARTURE:  Saturday March 16th We will have Light breakfast, Yoga practice and Lunch...and then its recommended to take the AFTERNOON sansa flight to San Jose.  Overnight in San Jose and Depart from San Jose on March 17th.

We have an amazing week planned for everyone... including:

  • 6 Morning practices
  • 4 Afternoon practices
  • 7 Tropical breakfasts, 7 Delicious lunches, 7 delectable dinners!
  • EXTRA ACTIVITIES available are: surfing lessons, nature walks, Boat trips to see the dolphins and snorkel ( a scheduled activity...$100 extra), Shiatsu Massage ($90), Horseback Riding, River Spa afternoon…and more! (Please bring extra USD or change to our local currency of Costa Rican Colones once you arrive)

Our days in Paradise (subject to change:)

  • 6-6:45am - Fruit / coffee in your villa
  • 7:00am - 8:30am Vinyasa Yoga practice
  • 9:00am - 10:00am- Swim / Play time
  • 10:30am-11:30am - Brunch
  • 11:30am-3pm- Free time and /or optional activities with the group
  • 3:30-5pm - Restorative / Yoga Nidra / Chanting/ Breath Work; Yoga Pranayama (some afternoons)
  • 5:00-6:00pm - Special Sunset Time
  • 6:00pm - Dinner
  •  ***An evening of Ecstatic dance, and/or an evening of Chanting are also included)


Cancellation & Refund Policies (Terms and conditions):

Our cancellation and refund policy is in place to guarantee the fair allocation of slots in the retreat to students who are committed! Your registration payment is NON- REFUNDABLE!

In only these 2 cases can refunds be considered: your spot is transferred to another student that is accepted to the retreat, or there is a medical issue that prevents you from coming which would require a signature from 2 separate doctors.

**Please register with full awareness of the agreement you are entering into.

Payment as well as the ‘Mandatory Waiver Form’ must be completed upon acceptance in the given time period to guarantee your enrollment.

*By completing your payment, you have agreed to our refund terms and conditions.

Payment via WISE and PAYPAL is available, please email templeoflight108@gmail.com with a payment request and we will provide you with the information.

Villas

Please note accommodations are SHARED. We can help place you with someone if you need/want.

VILLA RIVIERA

(Triple Occupancy)

  • 3 Queen beds
  • Small kitchen
  • Outside deck and table for eating, chairs
  • Outside and Inside shower
  • AC, Fans, Fibre Optics Wifi
  • 1 laundry service during the week, 1 cleaning

This price includes:

  • All Yoga Classes
  • Accommodation
  • Light Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinners

GARDEN VILLA

(Triple Occupancy)

  • 3 Queen beds
  • Small kitchen
  • Outside deck and table for eating, chairs
  • Outside and Inside shower
  • AC, Fans, Fibre Optics Wifi
  • 1 laundry service during the week, 1 cleaning

This price includes:

  • All Yoga Classes
  • Accommodation
  • Light Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinners

JUNGLE VILLA

(Double occupancy)

  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Twin Bed
  • Small kitchen
  • Outside deck and table for eating, chairs
  • Outside and Inside shower
  • AC, Fans, Fibre Optics Wifi, Safe
  • 1 laundry service during the week, 1 cleaning

This price includes:

  • All Yoga Classes
  • Accommodation
  • Light Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinners

RIVIERA CASITA

(Triple Occupancy)

  • 1 King Bed, 1 Double Bed (in same room)
  • Small kitchen.
  • Twin Day bed in Living room
  • Outside deck and table for eating, chairs
  • Outside and Inside shower
  • AC, Fans, Fibre Optics Wifi, Safe
  • 1 laundry service during the week, 1 cleaning

This price includes:

  • All Yoga Classes
  • Accommodation
  • Light Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinners

RIVIERA HOUSE

(Occupancy for 4)

  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, (1 bedroom with 1 Queen, Other bedroom with 1 Queen and 1 Twin bed)
  • Small kitchen, with Living room Queen day bed
  • Large Outside deck and table for eating, chairs
  • Outside and Inside shower
  • AC, Fans, Fibre Optics Wifi, Safe
  • 1 laundry service during the week, 1 cleaning

This price includes:

  • All Yoga Classes
  • Accommodation
  • Light Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinners

NOT included in above prices are:

  • Airfare to San Jose Costa Rica (airport code SJO)
  • small “Fly Sansa” Flight to Golfito
  • Taxi from Golfito to Pavones (see GETTING HERE section)…
  • Extra activities (see above)
  • Massages
  • Hotel accommodations in San Jose
  • Alcohol at dinner
  • Transportation from the Golfito airport will be arranged, but not Paid for

Payment via WISE and PAYPAL is available, please email templeoflight108@gmail.com with a payment request and we will provide you with the information.

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With over 30 years of practice and teaching internationally, Teacher Trainings of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Gentle Flow, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra….

Meenakshi has a way of creating a practice that is just right for you!  Customized to support your needs as you travel down the incredibly diverse landscape of Yoga. 

Classes can be arranged online, or depending on where in the world, in person.

OFFERINGS: 

  • Privates/ Semi-privates, Small groups (*please see all of the yoga styles/practices above)
  • Retreats in Paradise that soothe and feed and transform your soul!
  • International travel to lead Retreats/Trainings
  • Teacher Trainings, Customized for your needs, plus 200 hr/300 hr

Testimonials

"“I’ve been Meenakshi’s private student for over a decade now. She teaches yoga to “theperson”…adjusts to your needs, and also your goals. I have learned SO MUCH from her…not just in the physical practice of yoga, but also emotionally and spiritually. I am so grateful for this time…it has deepened my yoga path so much and changed my life!"

~Paula B. (Yoga Retreat participant)

““I’ve been on several yoga retreats with Meenakshi and Ron, and it was always life changing. From the yoga, to the restorative classes, to the chanting, and also the deep dive into nature…I had some of my most magical experiences in life so far..never to be forgotten! Thank you from the bottom of my hear…I will be back!"

~Alice D (Yoga Retreat participant)

CUSTOMIZED RETREATS & TRAININGS IN COSTA RICA:

At this time we are organizing customized retreats to suit you and your groups needs! One week, 10 days, or 2 week retreats or trainings. 

Email Meenakshi to set up a session to go over your hopes, goals and dreams!  

We are here to make them come true!

Email templeoflight108@gmail.com