Costa Rica 2022

Relax, Restore, Renew You: Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Costa Rica

 Contact Liz for more info 

Allow yourself a deeply relaxing and restorative vacation in the beautiful pacific coastal jungle of Costa Rica.

Join Elizabeth for her fourth annual Costa Rica retreat! Enjoy a week of meditation and yoga practices designed to foster true restoration in this one-of-a-kind retreat. Experience a whole-person approach to wellbeing and healing for your body, mind, and spirit. Physical yoga practices are gentle and restorative in style and are focused around relaxing the body into the most optimal state for meditation, internal reflection, and deeper healing. You will be guided through offerings designed to tap into the spiritual side of yoga, including yoga nidra, a cacao ceremony, and a sound healing journey. All retreat activities are accessible to those with all levels of previous yoga and meditation experience, including none at all! Enjoy this unique opportunity for self-exploration, quiet reflection, and to nourish your personal intentions. There will also be plenty of time each day to rest and reflect as well as enjoy the pool, the beach, the spa services at AHKI, or venture out for an excursion. To assure a deeply personal healing and inward journey experience for each participant, spaces will be limited to 10-12 guests at this private retreat center. Register early to assure your place. Come and relax, restore, and renew your body, mind, and spirit.

About Liz:

Elizabeth is an ERYT-200 Yoga Instructor, YACEP, an Usui Tibetan Reiki Master Teacher, a Reiki Drumming Practitioner, and is experienced in guiding cacao ceremonies.  She has guided several yoga teacher trainings and yoga retreats. She specializes in guiding gentle and restorative yoga styles. As a reiki master, she incorporates healing energy work into her guided asanas. She applies accessible modifications for students of all levels. Her classes encourage complete relaxation to promote self inquiry. You will enter her classes feeling very welcomed and comfortable and leave feeling renewed and peaceful.

And this year, Liz is happy to welcome special guest teacher, Brenda Carey!

Brenda began her yoga journey over 20 years ago, searching for back pain relief from spinal fusion surgery due to scoliosis. Through a process of self-acceptance by honoring her body and becoming aware of the powerful energy of her thoughts, she continues her sacred path to wholeness and healing through an introspective approach to yoga and meditation. She enjoys teaching a variety of styles of yoga while often incorporating Ayurveda, Energy Work, spirituality, Native American teachings, and sound healing. Her Intention is to serve the community to be mindful and authentic creators. She is an RYT-500, YACEP with over 1,500 hours of teaching yoga and a Usui Reiki Master. She is the owner of Sacred Path Healing Yoga & Reiki.  https://www.sacredpathyogaandreiki.com

Upcoming Retreat Dates:

April 16, 2022 -April 23, 2022

 REGISTER AND PAY IN FULL BY 1/15/2022 TO RECEIVE $100 DISCOUNT

Retreat Location:

AHKI in Garza Costa Rica 

https://www.ahkiretreatcostarica.com/

Your investment includes:

  • 7 nights in the specially designed casitas
  • 3 vegetarian meals per day, excluding dinner on Thursday
  •  Coffee, Tea, Fruit available all day
  • Full access to the grounds and facilities of AHKI
  • Intimate setting serving only our group
  • All retreat activities and supplies
  • All yoga mats, props provided for use during the retreat
  • Group transfers between Liberia and AHKI on 4/16/22 and 4/23/22*
  • Shuttle service during the day to town, and beaches*Plan your flight to arrive to Liberia on Saturday, 4/16/2022 by 3pm. After you pass through immigration, you will collect your luggage and proceed to the exit where you will locate the AHKI staff with a sign who will assist you to load into the van. AHKI is about a 2 hour drive from Liberia airport. Plan your flight to leave Liberia on Saturday, 4/23/2022 after 12 pm. AHKI group transfers will leave early to assure you arrive to the Liberia airport 2 hours before your flight.  Many guests choose to arrive on Friday, 4/15/2022 and stay the night at the Hilton Garden Inn near the airport to assure the group shuttle on Saturday, 4/16/2022 from Liberia airport.  

What is NOT included:

  • Air fare
  • Required Insurance 
  • Exit fee to Costa Rica of $29 paid upon departure at the airport
  • Spa treatments
  • Other Excursions
  • Transportation outside of the group transfers and shuttle service

A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your place. 

Payment Policy:

Payment preferred with cash transfer via Venmo or PayPal or check.
If Paying by credit card, a 3% processing fee will be applied.

Please send your payment to:
Elizabeth Peters at ESPJyoti
3601 Arctic Fox Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525

Full payment due by 1/16/2022  (Negotiation of payments accepted on case by case basis with ALL payments due by 2/14/2022)


Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Due to the extensive planning, investment of money and time, and the complexity of integrating the refund policies of the retreat center,  the cancellation and refund policy for this retreat is strictly enforced. 

The $500.00 deposit is non-refundable AND non-transferable.

Cancellation and Refund Policy available upon email notification by participant.

$500 Deposit – non refundable and non-transferable

Cancellation 90 to 61 days prior to the retreat will result in refund of 50% of funds, minus the $500 deposit

Cancellation 60 days or less will result in full forfeit of all payments

 

We understand that unfortunate last minute situations may occur, including, but not limited to, your personal situation, global and/or country requirements, and many other events out of our control.  Because of this, we REQUIRE/HIGHLY recommend cancel for any reason travel insurance. Please visit Forbes Best Cancel for any reason insurance:

Cancel For Any Reason Insurance

*Our cancellation and refund policy is firm and non-negotiable

Accommodations:

AHKI Rooms

$2300  Triple Occupancy – special arrangement when you register with 2 friends

$2600 Double Occupancy

$3000 Single Occupancy (2 available) 

*Register alone or with a friend to enjoy a Double Occupancy Cabina Room!

Accommodations

AHKI offers 6 casitas very eloquently and purposefully designed to support a restful night sleep.

You may register with a roommate if possible or register alone and have a roommate assigned.

The Environment

Expect the days to be warm/hot and the evenings a little cooler providing a reprieve from the heat.  The retreat center is all open air so expect to be exposed to nature, including sun, wind, insects and all the sounds that dwell in the jungle!

COVID Safety Protocols 

Each guest assumes full responsibility for their health and wellness.  Please review the COVID protocols for the retreat at AHKI.

Arrival & Departure Days:

Arrival Day is Saturday, April 16, 2022. You will travel to and check
in at AHKI. Dinner will be available until 7pm. We will be there to greet
you and welcome you to your Retreat! Retreat activities begin on
Sunday.

Departure day is Saturday, April 23, 2022.  The retreat activities end on
Friday night. Saturday will be your day to check out from AHKI and
travel home.


A Typical Day:

*Typical Day Schedule Example:

7 am Meditation and/or mindfulness practice

8 am Breakfast

9:30-12 noon – Session with Yoga, and related topics/practices

12:15 Lunch

1pm-6pm Free time (rest, explore, spa, town, beach, excursions)

6pm Dinner

7pm-8pm Evening session

*We will remain Flexible with this plan as we are inspired to do so upon meeting you!

MEALS:

The menu is vegetarian/gluten and dairy free. Option to upgrade (your cost) with protein of fish ($10pp per meal) or chicken ($8pp per meal) 4 meals max – Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Meat requests must be provided 2 weeks in advance.  You will also complete a dietary restrictions/allergy form 2 weeks before arrival. NO Credit for missed meals, however with advanced notice, your meal can be held.  If you plan to miss/forgo a meal, please inform the Chef to avoid waste.  On Thursday, a bagged lunch is served to eat in or out.  A sunset dinner on Thursday is planned to be a group outing at La Luna restaurant in Pelada reservations are for 5:00pm. Guests pay for this optional meal location.

Purchases on site at AHKI:

ALL purchases made during your stay at AHKI will be payable in CASH upon check out.

AHKI does not accept credit cards.

Optional excursions (available at additional cost):

  • Horseback Riding on the Beach
  • Ocean Kayaking
  • Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
  • Canopy Zip Line Tours
  • River Kayaking
  • Bird-Watching Tour
  • Waterfall Hikes
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Surf Board Rentals
  • Turtle Refuge Tour
  • Visit SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary

*Activities During Your Stay

To book your Costa Rica retreat,
contact Liz here.