Costa Rica Yoga + Adventure Retreat with Julie and Kirin

Blue Osa, Costa Rica

OY
Outdoor Yoga SF Retreats
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Jan 15 - 22, 2022
Group size: 1 - 26
Costa Rica Yoga + Adventure Retreat with Julie and Kirin
Blue Osa, Costa Rica

Outdoor Yoga SF Retreats
  • Facebook verified
15 reviews

$NaN
Jan 15 - 22, 2022
Group size: 1 - 26

About this trip

Costa rica yoga + surf: Daily Itinerary 


5AM - Coffee + Tea available

6AM - Fruit available. 

7:30AM - 7:50AM - Meditation and Breathwork

8AM - 9:15AM - Morning Yoga

9:30AM - Breakfast 

1PM - Lunch Afternoon: Rest, Pool / Beach Time. 2 group surf lessons 

4PM - 5PM - Restorative Practice or Afternoon Workshop / Discussion.3 Days of Restorative Yoga Practice, 2 Yoga Philosophy Workshops, 1 Reiki Workshop, 1 Breathwork Session w/ sound bath  6:30PM - Dinner 


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Hi there ❤️  Excited to share more about this Costa Rica Yoga + Surf Retreat with you.  For me, Costa Rica is one of those magical gem places you visit, and part of the sweetness of that place stays with you forever.  The kindness, purity, and vitality of the people and the land resonated deeply with me when I visited in my early 20s. The prana (life force energy) is so rich here. The mountains and cliffs meeting the ocean, the pristine jungle and the commitment to preserving the land, and the feeling of safety and ease to explore a place that still feels untouched and beautifully rugged. Over the last couple years I've been feeling called to return here and reconnect to this space while sharing in the immense beauty of a yoga retreat at Blue Osa, a beautiful, luxury eco-resort.  


A quick note about yoga retreats! In case you haven't been on one with me, or on one before. I have lead about 15 retreats over the past 6 years, and every single time I arrive I am thank myself over and over again for carving out time and space for what really feels like a sacred ritual of taking a week each year to dedicate to daily practice, rest, room for spontaneous adventure, deeply nourishing food, movement, and of course community of like-minded practitioners seeking to elevate ourselves not only to reconnect to the joy, bliss and freedom that is available to us in each moment, but also because we understand that filling our own cups back up allows us to be of great service to our family, friends and the world.  


The foundations of our retreats are:

  • Arrive just as you are, and receive the gift of time, space and immense beauty.
  • Reconnect to your body and vibrant health through daily movement, nourishing, lovingly-prepared food, rest, and play.
  • Be around people who are like you: dynamic, inherently creative, seeking to joyfully realign, feel inspired and connect to your highest self. Spontaneous conversations are some of my favorite parts of retreats.
  • An element of travel always opens us to new perspectives and a sense of beginning again, here and now. Appreciation for culture and place.
  • Deepen your practice and feel supported in spiritual community and practice. Practices and workshops to engage your mind and the part of you that always wants to learn, and of course open your heart, and strengthen your body while softening your shoulders ;)
  • Begin to feel the affects of daily nourishment in your body, mind and spirit after a few days of retreat, and feel connected to the part of you that knows that all is possible. Feel yourself begin to dream, vision and connect to what you want to cultivate in your life most.  We will have time where we talk about the yogic practice of intention, vision and manifesting. And this also tends to happen very organically when we have mental space and time, and when we feel alive in our bodies - that the full possibility and sweetness of life allows us to dream in new ways we hadn't yet imagined.
  • Make space for magic to come through - set yourself up for continued growth, love, ease, and clarity!!

RETREAT DETAILS: 


- Meals: Meals here are plant-based and gluten-free. Eggs are served as an option with breakfast, and animal protein is served as an option for 3 dinners. Delicious plant-based options are the mainstay at every meal. 


- Shared Rooms: Most people who join the retreat share a room with someone they haven't met yet! I consciously pair people based on my intuition and the information I receive from you. Sharing rooms is common on a retreat, and always works out beautifully. If for any reason your room situation doesn't work out, there is always another option we can work out for you. 


- Yoga Practice: The morning yoga practice will be a steady, vinyasa practice with a focus on connecting or reconnecting to a strong, steady foundation. All-levels or practitioners are welcome, and I will offer in every practice options for rest and modifications as well as to amplify and advance your practice. I recommend using the retreat as inspiration to practice yoga at least twice a week leading up to this time!  


- To book: Please email me and share a bit about you! We want to get to know you and also make sure it's a great fit for you. Share any of these details: Where you’re from, where you live, how you found us, what resonates most with you about this retreat, and any questions you have. We don’t require an application, but we do want to make sure if you’re joining that this sounds like a good fit for you, and that you have any questions you have or ways we can support you to make this retreat most special for you.  You can reach me here: julianneyoga108@gmail.com 


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As a dedicated student of yoga for over a decade, I truly believe that nourishing ourselves nourishes all life. Investing time and energy back into ourselves is essential to remember we are not only here to be of service, but to know ourselves as divine and worthy of receiving as well. We will use the yogic philosophy of the 8 limbs of yoga as a foundational teaching of this retreat, and explore how we can use the limbs to experience the joy of the inner most self, and express that in our being. We will also have a couple afternoon workshops on invoking possibility, learning energy tools and yoga philosophy that support clear and intuitive visioning. This material is deep and rich and I reserve for retreats when we have time and space to dive in.  


Come join us! This retreat is a time for you to slow your roll.. to live in the present, be wonderfully pampered with delicious meals, transformative yoga, immersed in nature and open to all that possible for your life! Please feel free to reach out with any questions.  


With love, Julie and Kirin

What’s included

  • Daily Morning Practice.
    7:30AM - 9AM. Meditation, Breathwork and Invigorating all-levels yoga practice.
  • Daily Afternoon Practice
    4PM - 5PM. Afternoon Practice.
  • 3 Farm-to-Table Meals
    vegan-based menu sourced from organic permaculture farm on property. Option to add eggs, chicken + fish.
  • Daily Room Service
    room cleaning (optional)
  • Airport Transportation
    Shuttle to and from airport
  • Local Adventures
    Wildlife Sanctuary, Kayaking, Waterfall Hiking are all options for a reasonable daily rate - around $40 - $80/ day.
  • Surf Board Rentals
    $15 / day
  • Surf Rental + Lesson
    $75 / day

Available Packages

Shared Room - 3 people
Sold Out

*One room left for a woman.


Sumptuously nestled amongst the trees and wildlife of Blue Osa, prepare for an authentic Costa Rican experience. 


With three full-size beds, this room features a large bathroom and memorable views of the surrounding jungle.


Just a stone’s throw away from the chlorine-free lap pool, a short walk to the unspoiled beach and within meters of the dining room, yoga and spa facilities, this room offers an experience unlike any other in Costa Rica.



*Note on Room: You can book this room with friends, or I can pair you with someone of the same gender. I have hosted about 15 retreats, and on every retreat about half of the group shares a room with someone they've never met. 100% of the time it works out beautifully. If for any reason it doesn't work for you when you arrive or at any point during the retreat, there is always another solution.


*Note on booking: the deposit for your room is non-refundable.  Final payment is due 45 days before trip begins and is also non-refundable. I run small, high-impact retreats and simply need to ensure I am supported to make this possible for all who join. Travel insurance is also available to you in case of unforseen circumstances. Thank you for understanding and for your support in making these dream retreats come to life!

$2,099
Deposit: $700
Shared Room - 2 people
Sold Out

*One room left for a woman.


Sumptuously nestled amongst the trees and wildlife of Blue Osa, prepare for an authentic Costa Rican experience. 


With two full-size beds, this room features a large bathroom and memorable views of the surrounding jungle.


Just a stone’s throw away from the chlorine-free lap pool, a short walk to the unspoiled beach and within meters of the dining room, yoga and spa facilities, this room offers an experience unlike any other in Costa Rica.



*Note on Room: You can book this room with a friend, or I can pair you with someone of the same gender. I have hosted about 15 retreats, and on every retreat about half of the group shares a room with someone they've never met. 100% of the time it works out beautifully. If for any reason it doesn't work for you when you arrive or at any point during the retreat, there is always another solution.


*Note on booking: the deposit for your room is non-refundable.  Final payment is due 45 days before trip begins and is also non-refundable. I run small, high-impact retreats and simply need to ensure I am supported to make this possible for all who join. Travel insurance is also available to you in case of unforseen circumstances. Thank you for understanding and for your support in making these dream retreats come to life!

$2,699
Deposit: $700
Moksha Suite:
Sold Out

Feel on top of the world in in this beautiful highly sought out gem - Blue Osa's premium penthouse suite.


This suite sits on the 3rd level with panoramic views of the entire property and surrounding beaches. Relax with the sounds of the ocean crashing on the beach.


The penthouse is split into two rooms: the master holds one king-size bed, while the main room includes two single beds. The penthouse also features a spacious private bathroom.


*Note on Room: This room is set up to be booked for 2. 

*When booking this room, you must have a friend(s) or partner you would like to share the room with. 


This room also available to be booked for 1 or 3 guests.

Please reach out to me (julie@outdooryogasf.com) if you'd like to book this room for more than 2 guests and I can update this booking page for you.

Room for 1 is 5500

Room for 2 is 2999 per person

Room for 3 is 2399 per person.


*Note on booking: the $1000 deposit for your room is non-refundable. Final payment is due 45 days before trip begins and is also non-refundable.

We run small, high-impact retreats and these policies ensure it's financially sustainable to make this possible for all who join. Travel insurance is also available to you in case of unforeseen circumstances. Thank you for understanding and for your support in making these dream retreats come to life!

$2,399
Deposit: $1,000
Private Cottage
Sold Out

Sumptuously nestled amongst the trees and wildlife of Blue Osa, prepare for an authentic Costa Rican experience. 


This room features a queen bed and large bathroom and memorable views of the surrounding jungle.


Just a stone’s throw away from the chlorine-free lap pool, a short walk to the unspoiled beach and within meters of the dining room, yoga and spa facilities, this room offers an experience unlike any other in Costa Rica.



*Note on booking: the deposit for your room is non-refundable.  Final payment is due 45 days before trip begins and is also non-refundable. Please purchase travel insurance if you think this would be helpful for you. I run small, high-impact retreats and simply need to ensure I am supported to make this possible for all who join. Travel insurance is also available to you in case of unforseen circumstances. Thank you for understanding and for your support in making these dream retreats come to life!

$3,599
Deposit: $1,500
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OY
Outdoor Yoga SF Retreats
15 reviews
I draw on the contemplative traditions of reiki, meditation, yoga, nutrition, positive psychology and integrative wellness to address the entire human experience - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. I teach a steady, strong and spirited vinyasa class. Classes are thoughtfully designed to the seasons and time of day. You can expect to chant, sweat, feel your heart come alive and learn new elements of yoga philosophy in each class. I also love teaching restorative yoga and yoga nidra in late afternoons and evenings on retreat.

Reviews

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Ridonculously great. A spiritual journey of growth and self discovery and friendship enabled by a yoga retreat that was a once in a lifetime experience. The location (Blue Osa in Costa Rica) was peaceful, inviting and liberating. The logistics were exceptional, and the communication was clear throughout. I had virtually no hiccups. The yoga sessions we’re wonderful, comprehensive, challenging, but still doable for all levels. Julie and Kirin are an inspirational dynamic duo, and incorporated yoga philosophy in a way that gave substance and foundation to the daily practice of yoga . There also was plenty of time and opportunity for deep reflection throughout. I formed powerful and meaningful friendships in such a short time, as we were collectively and irrevocably bonded by this experience of yoga practice, growth, and ubiquitous healing. After a week, I leave with newfound strength , resilience, flexibility and growth; not just physically but - perhaps even more importantly - spiritually. Would go ahead in a yogi‘s heartbeat. Namaste
By Avi T for Inspire Imagination: Costa Rica Yoga + Surf Retreat on 08 Oct, 2021
What a wonderful vacation. The Blue Osa Retreat center is Amazing. Beautiful, comfortable and all of the staff were very friendly and helpful. Meals were delicious and very healthy. Loved everything about it. Our yoga instructors, Julie and Kirin, are very knowledgeable, kind and helpful. Definitely want to sfo another retreat with them. Highly recommend both the Blue Osa Retreat Center and Julie and Kirin as yoga instructors.
By Shirley L for Inspire Imagination: Costa Rica Yoga + Surf Retreat on 07 Sep, 2021
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Amazing experience. I'd recommend Julie's retreats to anyone. It was the perfect balance between challenging yoga classes, yoga philosophy, connect and adventure. The retreat center was fantastic as well. We were in a remote area of the Osa peninsula in Costa Rica and the retreat center was this hidden, beautiful gem nestled between the ocean and the rainforest. The food was spectacular and the staff were all friendly and accommodating. Julie made it a point to make sure everyone felt welcomed and inspired. She is a wonderful teacher and an even better friend!
By Derek F for Inspire Imagination: Costa Rica Yoga + Surf Retreat on 30 Aug, 2021
What an epic retreat. We sang, we ate the most delicious food, we danced, we yoga'd, we hot tubbed, we hiked, we chatted, we relaxed - we really did it all in one beautiful weekend. Julie is such a talented instructor, her gifts go beyond leading a yoga class, and into chanting, sound baths, breath work, and she's able to lead you into a really magical state of meditation. This was my second year going and I will make it an annual retreat for sure!
By chelsea w for On the Lake: Breathwork + Yoga Retreat on 30 Oct, 2020
I selected this trip after meeting Julianne Aiello by telephone. We spoke and Julianne invited me to share my yoga journey with her and how taking this trip could deepen my practice. I was excited to travel solo and take the chance at meeting incredible people. Everything I could have imagined came to light. Soulshine is an exquisite beautiful place. From the staff who are so helpful, patient and kind to the amazing food we were presented with everyday. My most pleasant memory is doing meditation and all that was heard in the distance was the crowing of roosters. The quietness of the space despite the busyness of guests coming and going was remarkable. Julie made the experience transformative with her depth of knowledge of yoga, mindfulness, and meditation. She has the ability to make all participants feel welcome and secure. I am looking forward to many more experiences with this amazing teacher. Dianne Roenicke
By Dianne R for Soulshine on 21 Oct, 2020
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Since returning from Kauai, I have felt a sense of retreat throughout my days. Peace and serenity weave through my day, easing the stress from work and everyday tasks. I am motivated and inspired to continue what I have learned on the retreat and bring it into my daily life. This retreat showed me what it was like to take care of myself and ultimately how that will help me to take care of those around me. From eating healthy meals, to practicing yoga regularly, to calming my mind and practicing kind observations. A huge thank you to Julie for her care and support during the retreat. It was a treat being able to spend this time with her guiding our group. She was prepared and had lots of information and goodies to share, yet was flexible and open to changing the itinerary based on the needs of the group and the weather. Her knowledge of yoga, the island, cooking, and many other great things kept us inspired and in awe. I would recommend a retreat with Julie to anyone with a curious mind, an open heart, and anyone who wants to truly relax and retreat in a healthy and rejuvenating way.
By Hannah E on 30 Sep, 2018
Julie’s yoga retreat in Kauai was absolutely magical. It was obvious she put her heart and soul into every aspect of the trip from bringing together an amazing group of women to cooking delicious meals to leading us on transformative adventures. Experiencing the infectious passion and energy of her yoga classes daily was a powerful force throughout the trip. The memories from our time in Kauai will stay with me forever!
By Stephanie T on 27 Sep, 2018
I couldn’t rave about Julie’s retreats enough. She is the perfect planner and takes all of the hassle out of trip organization and travel with her retreats. From morning practice to meal planning to daily adventures, the February 2018 Kauai retreat went beyond my wildest expectations. Her yoga sessions are the best mix of relaxation and strength. You’ll come away feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and in a state of bliss.
By Mary B on 26 Sep, 2018