Pura Vida is the Essence of The Goddess Garden

It’s Everywhere! Everywhere you walk or explore in Costa Rica you will hear the words, Pura Vida. From the first time you hear it, it becomes more and more frequent until you realize everyone in this little country says it … Read More

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WE LOVE RETREAT LEADERS- JAN SPECIAL- 20% OFF

YOGA RETREAT LEADERS RETREATS SPECIAL If you are a group retreat leader, we offer you 20% off for a retreat for you, and can help you leave with a fully planned retreat in place with your group for later in … Read More

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Why Solo Retreat at the Goddess Garden?

Traveling Alone is the Best Dear friends, travelers and seekers of adventure, Traveling alone is the best, and let us tell you why: We live in a time where life is just so busy. Taking the time to reconnect with … Read More

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Breath Guidelines for Asana

Breath Guidelines for All Poses   Inhalation should be performed when: Opening, unfolding, or expanding the outer body Lengthening and extending the spine Opening the arms to the sides or overhead Coming out of forward bends or lateral standing poses … Read More

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Main Elements of the Natural Breath

Main Elements of the Natural Breath Inhalation During inhalation, the following movements and actions occur in the body. · The diaphragm flattens and descends causing the abdominal organs to push down and distend the belly. · The pelvic floor descends, … Read More

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The Breath as the Essence of Action

The breath is used in an asana as the medium of a yogi’s spirit and Attitude. It serves as the bridge between Attitude and the dynamic symmetry of Alignment. The breath interweaves the threads of one’s intention into the fibers … Read More

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Counting Backward Meditation – Try it!

COUNTING BACKWARD MEDITATION‑ (50 – 0- Infinity) In this exercise you will begin by counting backwards from fifty to zero, synchronizing the counting with your breathing, and then proceed to riding the breath non-verbally. Sit with your back straight and … Read More

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Costa Rica Holiday Special

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Useful Yoga Basics

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