List of Major National Holidays Year Round and a Brief Description

January 1st New Year’s Day: Some people decide to stay at home meet their families or go out to bars and wait together for the New Year to come. This is also celebrated with a big dance in San Jose’s Parque … Read More

Ayurveda: What Everybody Needs to Know About This Ancient Healing Technique

Ayurveda is a term that gets used a lot in the yogic community. It is a multi-faceted concept that can sometimes be difficult to absorb and apply to our own lives. This handy guide will help bring light to the … Read More

Costa Rican Flag

The flag of Costa Rica was officially adopted on September 29, 1848. The blue and white are the original colors used by the United Provinces of Central America, while the combined red, white and blue are modeled after the colors … Read More

Tropical Fruits of Costa Rica

Costa Rica may be renowned for its pristine beaches and lush ​rainforests, but it’s also home to many gardens that grow an abundant variety of tropical fruit. Try some for yourself by visiting the weekend farmers’ markets, sampling a fruit smoothie at a … Read More

The Oropendola

The bird is called the Oropendola (often, and understandably, misspelled as “Oropendula”). It’s a largish bird that looks black from a distance but is actually dark brown, with bright yellow tail feathers. There are two species of Oropendola: the Crested … Read More

Top 7 Yoga Asanas For Seniors

1. Tadasana (Mountain Pose) Tadasana or the Mountain Pose is the basis of all asanas. All the other yoga poses are variations of the Tadasana. You can practice Tadasana at any time of the day and not necessarily on an empty … Read More

GODDESS GARDEN CONFERENCE CENTER

The conference room is designed for a 100 souls to enjoy the spectacular view of the rainforest. It has a stage for artists or speakers to perform. We offer the newest audio and video system. For your comfort, it is … Read More

AYURVEDA TRADITIONAL INDIAN MASSAGES

The Ayurvedic massages are part of the Indian traditional medicine and have existed for thousands of years. They are known as an efficient holistic approach to improve the general state of health. At the Goddess Garden we have John Jairo … Read More

Learn more about Talamanca

The Goddess Garden is located in Talamanca. The canton of Talamanca is located in the extreme southeast of the province of Limon, Costa Rica. It is comprised of the districts of Cahuita, Bratsi, Telire and Sixaola, the area which has the … Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of your First Yoga Class

Here are a few tips to help you navigate your first yoga class. Remember: don’t be intimidated! The yoga community is centered around compassion and non-judgment—you’re in a safe space. DO find an instructor you like Just like there are … Read More