Combining a Yoga Retreat with a visit to Costa Rica, a wonderful location in nature is the proper recipe that will help you calm down, recharge and renew. Costa Rica has turn into extraordinarily fashionable as a vacation spot for yoga retreats on account of its pure magnificence and biodiversity, outside actions and adventures, and it is constructive and pleased angle and vibe, Pura Vida!
Pura Vida means ‘pure life’ and is used frequently in Costa Rica by locals as a substitute of claiming good day, goodbye, thanks, and extra. It mainly means ‘every little thing is nice and life is sweet’. What a good way to dwell life every day! This constructive angle, Pura Vida, aligns very intently with yoga philosophy, equivalent to being pleased and content material with what’s, and residing life authentically and purposefully. One of many yoga non secular observances that make up the eight limbs of yoga, referred to as Saucha, actually means purity. This contains purity, cleanliness and clearness of thoughts, speech and physique, the outer physique and the internal thoughts. Yogis are all about residing a pure life!
Named ‘The happiest nation on this planet’, Costa Rica has a ardour for freedom, democracy and equality. This inspiring and progressive tradition attracts many vacationers and vacationers to go to, and naturally yogis. The last word aim of yoga is to succeed in enlightenment, which is freedom from all struggling, and discovering your internal peace and pleasure. What higher place to apply yoga and proceed in your journey in the direction of this pure place of peace and pleasure, than the happiest nation on this planet.
Throughout a yoga retreat, there are sometimes two yoga practices per day. Very first thing within the morning earlier than breakfast because it’s sometimes…really helpful to apply yoga upon rising and earlier than consuming, and early night earlier than or after dinner. This leaves a lot of free time throughout the day, both for self-reflection, meditation, or to discover the gorgeous nation and make the most of all of the enjoyable outside actions and adventures.
With many various micro-climate zones, and the best density of biodiversity of species on this planet, Costa Rica has one thing for everybody. You possibly can discover the plush rainforests and jungles with excessive ranges of precipitation and many residing vegetation, or take a jungle tour within the sizzling and dry cloud forest. Costa Rica is legendary for cover zip-lining, the place you might be actually amongst the vegetation and forest. In addition to it being an exhilarating expertise, you may admire the vastness and denseness of the jungles and rainforests.
Browsing and different water sports activities are fashionable on the Pacific coast, the place many vacationers benefit from the tropical seashores and ocean, and a R&R. It’s essential to go to Arenal, probably the most well-known lively volcano in Costa Rica. It’s normal to see lava pouring down the facet after eruptions. Different fashionable day journeys and actions embody visiting sizzling springs and geysers, bird-watching, horseback driving, kayaking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, engaged on an natural sustainable farm and plenty extra.
Due to the wealthy volcanic soil, Costa Rica can also be well-known for connoisseur espresso beans and cacao beans. Since cacao beans, a tremendous superfood, are discovered natively within the jungles, it is no shock that the jungle animals are pleased, and that Costa Rica has some scrumptious and wholesome chocolate. So even when yoga isn’t your focus, chances are you’ll benefit from the prime quality espresso and chocolate!