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Costa Rica Relax + Rejuvenate Yoga Retreat – March 2015


Yoga Retreat Packages

This retreat offers all-levels flow yoga and with seasoned Wilmington Yoga Center yoga retreat leaders/teachers. Enjoy fresh, organic meals, adventure nature hikes, oceanfront play, and relaxation on the hammocks while the Howler Monkeys play in the trees around you all day long!

Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

Join us for a retreat in Costa Rica March 22-28, 2015!
Join our incredible Wilmington Yoga Center yoga instructor Noelle Cavenaugh in Nosara, Costa Rica for 7 days/6 nights of renewing, transformative experiences while you delve deeper into your yoga practice.

What’s included

  • 7 days accommodations at Casa Romantica, the closest hotel to the beach with a two-minute walk to the sand!
  • Opening group dinner upon arrival
  • Morning yoga and meditation classes every day, and two evening restorative yoga classes throughout the week.
  • Classes include Kunga Power Flow, Gentle/Basic and Meditation, Thai Yoga massage partner work, and Relax and Restore Yoga
  • Music and Chanting
  • Local fresh and organic vegan and vegetarian breakfast, lunch and snacks daily
  • Group Shuttle transfer to Casa Romantica upon your arrival at Liberia Airport (approx 2 hours from airport to Casa Romantica)

All activities above are included but never required. Build and choose your activities based on your choices and schedule.

Please Note

Cost of retreat package does not include flight or additional optional adventure excursions

Transportation from airport – Please be sure to land before 3pm on 3/22/2014. If you have not arrived by 3pm you will be responsible for your transportation cost to the retreat location. Wilmington Yoga Center is not responsible for delayed flights that result in arrivals after 3pm on 3/22/2015.

Return Transfer to Liberia airport is not included in retreat package, as some participants prefer to stay longer and travel. After arriving at Casa Romantica, you may easily arrange your return shuttle with the front desk management one or two days before you depart. Return shuttle airport transfer is approximately $35-$50 per person, plus gratuity.

Yoga Retreat Package Costs

Package Option 1

Double Room w/ AC
-All yoga + meditation classes
-Daily Breakfast
-Daily Lunch
-Open Night Group Dinner
-Arrival Airport Transfer


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Package Option 2

Double Room w/ no AC
-All yoga + meditation classes
-Daily Breakfast
-Daily Lunch
-Open Night Group Dinner
-Arrival Airport Transfer


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Package Option 3

Shared Room w/ AC
-All yoga + meditation classes
-Daily Breakfast
-Daily Lunch
-Open Night Group Dinner
-Arrival Airport Transfer


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*Double and single rooms have shared bathrooms. Rooms with their own bathroom are very limited. Please call us directly if this is your preference.
**Early bird pricing honored only if full payment is made by date indicated.
***Full payment must be received by February 20, 2015 to secure your room.

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Have questions about registering? Ask our Retreat Coordinator


Additional Activities:

5Elements Flow Yoga Teacher Training

Our 5Elements flow training is a model of five creative, dynamic vinyasa flow practices within the Kunga Yoga School developed by Kristin Cooper and inspired by the teachings of Ayurveda. 5Elements Flow is based on the “panchamahabhutus”; or the five great elements of nature, and is for students of all levels. This practice teaches a deeper understanding of the elements through unique namaskars and posture sequencing, and offers the practitioner a toolbox of five flow practices which correlate with changing seasons and life cycles. This pallette of creative practices-from deeply grounding to highly energizing-creates a foundation for sustaining a lifelong yoga practice.
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  • Jungle canopy tour
  • Sibu Monkey Sanctuary Visit
  • Rainforest tours
  • Surf Lessons
  • And much more!


Cancellation Policy

In the event of cancellation, the following policies apply:
· 60 days or more prior to the retreat: Your payment will be refunded, less a $250 administration fee.
· 59-46 days prior to the retreat: Payments are not refundable, but are transferable (less $250 administration fee) to a studio account credit.
· 45 days or less: Payments are not refundable or transferable, as your payment has already been processed.

The above policies apply regardless of the reason for cancellation (such as sickness, death in family or emergency, etc). Unfortunately, group contracts and packages have been pre-arranged and pre-paid with hosts at the time of registration and we do not have control of refunds or credit beyond the above exceptions. Retreat does not include food costs for “free night” dinners, or extra travel costs associated with other tourist attractions.

All activities are optional. Some participants and significant others choose to rest, go sight-seeing – nothing is mandatory on our retreats.
Disclaimer: We reserve the right to cancel retreat should we have less than minimum of 10 participants registered. Registrants will be notified by February 20th in the rare case that trip is cancelled. Please contact retreat coordinator, Logan White with questions: retreats@wilmingtonyogacenter.com

Noelle Cavenaugh Costa Rica Yoga Retreat Leader

Daily Yoga Classes

Morning yoga and meditation classes every day, and two evening restorative yoga classes throughout the week!
Nosara Costa Rica Surfing and Yoga Retreat

Nosara Costa Rica

Over 7km of healing, warm-water, white-sand beaches, perfect for long walks, amazing surf and breathtaking sunsets!
Casa Romantica Nosasa Costa Rica Yoga Retreat Location

Beachside Accommodations

7 days/6 nights accommodations at Casa Romantica, the closest hotel to the beach with a two-minute walk to the sand!
PoolAround the area of Nosara, nature thrives. Nosara is a natural paradise between two oceans. Its nature is unquestionably a part of the entertainment. Nosara is the ideal place for yogis, nature lovers, surfers, adventurers and for people who are simply looking to relax and enjoy a rest. Witch its natural richness and endless flora and fauna, the green oasis of the pacific will leave you enchanted and breathless. Many vacationers travel to Costa Rica year-round to unwind, slow down, and allow it’s tropical outdoor lifestyle and slow pace to heal the mind, body, and soul.

surfSample Daily Schedule:
7-8 am – Gentle Yoga & Meditation
8-9 am – Breakfast
9-11:30 am – Power Flow Yoga & relaxation
11:30 am-1pm – Open time, snacks, ocean dips, lounge by pool
1-2 pm – Lunch
2pm and onward – Free time for beach play, organic farmer’s market visits, on-site massages, white-water rafting, wildlife sanctuary tours, jungle zipline excursion, thai massage, shopping in local boutiques

**Occasional evenings will include Candlelight Relaxation, music
**All local restaurants are within 10 minute walk and include fresh local vegetarian, seafood, and Costa Rican fare

*Yoga Teachers choosing the Kunga Power Flow Teacher Training will participate in all morning activities from 7am-11:30am, with additional teacher training hours from 11:30am-1:30pm as well as an occasional evening class for a total of 25 CEU Hours. *Please come prepared with an extra snack to keep your energy up*

About Noelle Cavenuagh, 500 ERYT

Noelle Cavenaugh HeadshotNoelle Cavenaugh, ERYT500 is the Co-Director of the Kunga Yoga School at the Wilmington Yoga Center, leading 200 and 500 hour Kunga Yoga Lifestyle Teacher Trainings and Kunga Journeys Service Retreats nationally and internationally. Noelle is also a Professional Level Kunga Yoga Leader, completing a 350 hour advanced apprenticeship certification with Kristin Cooper-Gulak; and is currently pursuing her 1000hour Kunga Yoga certification. She is a seasoned international teacher and retreat leader, and is deeply committed to the Kunga Yoga mission of service, spending much of her time in India and in the U.S. working with and for the girls of the Homes of Hope Orphanages in Kerala, India.
Noelle has been teaching since 2006, beginning her yoga studies at the Nosara Institute in Costa Rica, and studying Thai Yoga Massage in Chaing Mai, Thailand, completing advanced-level certifications in the Lek Chaiya tradition. She is a certified Pilates Mat and Pilates Reformer teacher, completing over 250 hours in advanced anatomy and pilates technique training and is also a certified 5Elements Flow Yoga Teacher Trainer and certified Kunga Vinyasa Trainer. Her additional certifications include Interdisciplinary Yoga, Fluid Power Yoga, and Thai Yoga Therapy.
Noelle’s primary teachers include Ashley Ludman, Kristin Cooper-Gulak, and Larry Hobbs. She has also completed trainings with Hilary Garivaltis in Ayurveda, Marlysa Sullivan in Anatomy of Yoga and Therapeutic Yoga, David Emerson in Yoga for Trauma and PTSD, and Pre and Post Natal Yoga with Heather Till.
Noelle has assisted Anusara-based Seaside Yoga Teacher Trainings and Transformation Retreats with Ashley Ludman and hasled Blissfully Belizean Yoga retreats to Ambergris Caye, Belize, with Elizabeth Cramond RYT. Due to her dynamic classes and community following, Noelle has been chosen as an ambassador of both Manduka and Lululemon. Yoga, music, dance, service work, and travel are her passions, and she enjoys incorporating these experiences into her teachings to create a safe, fun, and effective experience appropriate for all ages and levels. Noelle enjoys empowering the student to connect with their inner teacher. Noelle teaches public classes, offers Thai Yoga therapy sessions and one-on-one private therapeutic yoga sessions at The Wilmington Yoga Center, benefitting a broad range of ages, needs, and conditions.

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