Inner Yoga: Meditation, Mantra, Movement

Costa Rica

Arthur Banks
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Jun 22 - 28, 2018
Group size: 6 - 10
Inner Yoga: Meditation, Mantra, Movement
Costa Rica

Arthur Banks
  • Email address verified

Jun 22 - 28, 2018
Group size: 6 - 10

About this trip


Experience a stress-relieving and life-transforming adventure of the heart and soul in a rainforest paradise in the  Costa Rica Caribbean. 

Imagine yourself immersed in the sights, smells, and sounds of the tropical rainforest supported by compassionate, experienced guides and nurtured by time-honoured and tested ancient teachings designed for tranquility, awareness, wellness, and transformation.

Remove yourself from day-to-day frustrations and dissatisfactions

Let the soothing sounds of the rainforest lull you to sleep

Uncover and reconnect with tranquility within

 Lounge in a hammock on your terrace with views of lush vegetation and the Caribbean Sea

Enjoy fresh, locally sourced food, relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi

Tune in to inner passion and radiance through daily meditation, Yoga, and Qigong practices

Learn effective practices you can use on and off the mat to release stress and frustrations, relieve pain and fatigue as well as improve overall health and wellness

Learn to use sacred sound to calm restless mind, reduce anxiety and depression, improve concentration and awareness 

Throughout this life-changing experience, Nature is the guide for utilizing the five elements to look deeply inside ourselves, welcome the universe into our lives and explore meaning, purpose, love, joy...

In Yoga philosophy and practice the five elements --earth, water, fire, air, space-- are paired with five subtle elements, root mantras, and the chakras. Each day we will explore an element and its pair. We will use the practices of Yoga and Qigong to assist in realizations. Time will be provided for self-reflection. Everyone is welcome...from beginners to long-time practitioners. No prior experience in meditation, Yoga, or Qigong is required.

This retreat is for you if:

 - You're want to relieve stress an frustration

 - You want to learn or increase your practice of meditation, mantra, and healing movement

 - You're curious about how it feels to lead your life relaxed, clearheaded, invigorated and aware

You will leave relaxed, renewed, repurposed.

What’s included

  • Accommodation
    6 nights
  • Vegetarian meals daily
  • Ground Transportation
    Transportation to and from airport and retreat
  • Daily guidance/classes
    Meditation, Mantra, Hatha Yoga, Qigong
  • Airfare
    Participants provide their own transportation to and from Costa Rica
  • Travel/medical insurance
  • Excursions
  • Optional activities
  • Visa application fees
  • Visas and Visa fees
    USA and Canadian citizens do not require Visa to enter Costa Rica
  • Optional activities

Your Organizer

Arthur Banks
Arthur/Pema shares his study and practice of decades of a spectrum of Eastern traditions in a nurturing, flowing learning adventure. He brings and cultivates a purpose-focused joyfulness to each experience. Pema's education and practice includes Raja Yoga with Swami Vishnudevananda, Tibetan Buddhism with Takster Rinpoche, Kriya Yoga, Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki, and Qigong. Pema has led many international and domestic Yoga and Personal Transformation retreats, mediation centers, served as administrator of a Buddhist monastery, and led education in personal leadership and principle-centered leadership for for individuals and organizations.