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Attending a Group Retreat at The Goddess Garden in Costa Rica Retreats have become increasingly popular as people seek a break from their busy lives and a chance to focus on their well-being. The Goddess Garden, located in Cahuita, Costa … Read More

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Group Retreat Spaces

Since 2008, The Goddess Garden has hosted over 700 Retreats & Yoga Teacher Trainings For over 15 years, The Goddess Garden in Costa Rica has been the preferred destination for a wide range of retreats, including yoga, plant medicine retreats, … Read More

14 Things to Pack for a Yoga Retreat

1. Yoga Clothing This might seem like a no-brainer, but packing a few of your favorite tanks and pants is key. Just try to keep your hot-yoga essentials to the bare necessities and add a few layers.  Consider the length … Read More

4 Key Beginner Yoga Poses for Men

1. Child’s Pose This pose is a low back saver and is the hunch reducer. Do it for your posture, do it for your pain, and do it because it feels so good. Benefits: Child’s Pose lengthens the spine, assists the … Read More

End the Year With a Beach Yoga Retreat

Once again, we’re nearing the end of another great year. Time flies, and we hope it’s because you’ve been having a fun-filled, successful, and blessed year. But if you’re like many people, it’s possible that you haven’t accomplished one goal … Read More

15 Books to Prepare for a Yoga Retreat

Congratulations! You’ve booked a yoga retreat in Costa Rica! If you’re anything like us, you want to do everything you can to be prepared: you know what to pack, you’re brushing up on your yoga skills, and your travel itinerary … Read More

Planning an International Yoga Retreat

Planning an international yoga retreat is a big job. In part one of this post, we talked about some things that need to be taken into consideration such as advertising, taking care of your attendees and planning a great theme. … Read More

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Retreat Series Part I: The Secret To Sell Out Your Retreat In Costa Rica

Yoga teachers, it’s no secret: yoga retreats are gaining popularity! According to a 2016 survey conducted by The Yoga Alliance and Yoga Journal, 62% of American yogis would be interested in attending a yoga retreat in the next year. This … Read More

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Why Costa Rica’s “Green Season” is the Perfect Time to Host Your Caribbean Yoga Retreat

If you’ve been a yoga teacher for a while, you’ve probably at least entertained the idea of hosting an international yoga retreat. Somewhere in the Caribbean is an obvious choice: crystal clear waters and open-air yoga decks in the jungle … Read More

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Yoga Life Hacks: How to Plan a Better Yoga Vacation

In our constantly busy world, your time is valuable, and this is even more true of your vacation time. If you’re like most Americans, you probably only get one or two weeks off every year, so why not make the … Read More