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Christie Pitko
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About Me

Christie Pitko, E-RYT-200, RYT-500, began practicing yoga in 2001, and since then, it has healed her spirit and ignited creativity. She teaches an alignment-based vinyasa flow, and enjoys helping students stay curious about the inner landscape of their bodies and minds. Christie received her 200-hour teaching certificate in 2011 from White Lotus Foundation, and 300-hour advanced training in 2015 at Barefoot Movement. She is also a certified Relax and Renew restorative yoga teacher trainer, having studied with Judith Hanson Lasater in 2016. Christie has over 1,300 hours of teaching experience. She enjoys hosting yoga retreats in California and abroad, and is passionate about the power of daily meditation. Christie is also a reiki master, and worked at the Las Vegas Recovery Center for over four years, helping substance abuse patients. Connect with Christie at https://www.shiftingandinspired.com



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Yoga, Reiki, Beach, and Nature Retreat Costa Rica
Yoga, Reiki, Beach, and Nature Retreat Costa Rica
Playa Grande, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
Aug. 13, 2017


This was a wonderfully relaxing and rejuvenating vacation. Had a wonderful time with everyone that joined the trip - some of THE nicest people I've met in my travels. Really made the experience enjoyable. Christie's morning yoga got us going for our day and evening yoga was relaxing and the perfect way to wind down from the day. The reiki session I had with Christie was relaxing and peaceful. The hotel was a lovely quaint, property by the ocean with good food and a relaxing atmosphere. Exactly what I'd hoped my experience on this retreat would be and I would absolutely recommend going on a retreat with Christie.
The yoga retreat was fantastic! I enjoyed the people, the atmosphere, the food and the yoga!!
I had the most wonderful time on this yoga adventure. I honestly loved everything about it! The yoga teacher, Christie, lead us through two daily classes that were thoughtful and engaging, full of flow and fun. The hotel (The Rip Jack Inn) was very nice, it felt very personal and familiar, like staying at a friend's estate on the beach. On that note, the hotel was a 2 minute walk from an incredible beach... just beautiful. The restaurant was accommodating and the food was very good. Overall, the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The group of yoga participants were all friendly and we had a great time together. I only wish it was longer. I would absolutely do a retreat with Christie again, anytime!
The hot springs were a great feature, but my favorite part of the retreat was the reiki session. Christie made everyone feel comfortable by describing what reiki is and how she learned about it. The yoga sessions were fantastic -- just the right balance of challenge and relaxation. Meeting the other retreaters was fun as well!