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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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

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

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

Solo Retreat

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Solo Retreats – 5, 7 and 10 night options.  Single or shared accommodations. Customizable for adventure emphasis, mind body spirit emphasis and spa and pampering emphasis.  Email [email protected] or send a WhatsApp to +506 88877544 to have our 15 year … Read More

Thoughts on Practice

by C Kali Aitken Function before form. Proceed gradually. Be gently persistent. Be attentive to the moment, not to a goal or an idea of how a posture should be. Listen to your body. Discover where in your body you … Read More

What is the Purpose of Meditation

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF MEDITATION – C Kali Aitken When the Buddha taught that freedom from pain and confusion is possible, and that this freedom gives rise to enduring well-being and happiness, he also mapped out the path that … Read More

Yoga and Art

by C Kali Aitken The notion of art as a means to express our relationship with the divine is as ancient as the first people that walked the Earth. From cave paintings to Bach, man has always felt moved to … Read More

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Why The Teacher Should Become The Student: Best Yoga Retreat In Costa Rica

As a yoga teacher, do you find yourself in the position of always being the teacher and never the student? Do you sometimes get burned out on always holding space for other people, and feeling like you’re neglecting yourself? It’s … Read More