Samasati Retreat and Rainforest Sanctuary
American Way magazine called it a ” Jungle Gem”. This Hotel sits in the heart of a 250 acres Conservation Project & Biological Reserve. Overlooking the Caribbean and some of the best beaches of Central America, Samasati has been a pioneer of Sustainable Tourism as well as one of the first Yoga lovers destination in Costa Rica.
Samasati Retreat & Rainforest Sanctuary hosts world class guest artists year round to share their gifts, crafts, practice and wisdom. In addition, retreat groups flock to the mountain perch above the sea for the perfect combination of nature, class space, attentive staff and on and off site excursions. Check out the web site for offerings that range from yoga to writing to mandala art creation.
An ideal destination for couples, families, solo travelers or groups, Samasati's amenities include rainforest casitas or guest houses, hiking trails, waterfall with natural swimming pool, gourmet vegetarian buffet meals served in an open air restaurant, daily yoga and meditation, shuttle to Puerto Viejo and beach, spa treatments including massage, thai yoga, cacao body scrubs and more!
Tibetan Lama, Geshe YongDong will focus on the Tibetan Bon healing practices for the body, mind and spirit that have been passed down for over six thousand years.
The connection of mind, body and spirit represent a perfect and powerful healing system, equipped with infinite possibilities to respond to the most difficult conditions that most people are not aware of how to access and utilize this inherent potential.
Body healing methods will include Tsa Lung movement, breathing technique and mantras.
Mind and emotions, GesheLa will instruct and guide participants in healing meditations and share a method to help heal anger and practice forgiveness.
Spirit healing, students will learn a five-element practice of space, air, fire, water and earth.
** April 17 - 23, 2015 - Retreat Program **
– Two day intensive learning & practicing methods to heal mind, body, spirit with Geshe YongDong
– Daily Yoga with Stephanie McKenzie
– Healing Foods Cooking Class with Chef Elias Hernandez
– Choice of Canopy Tour, Indigenous Tour or Snorkeling
– I Massage Therapy Session
– 1 Guided Night & Waterfall Hike
Cost: $1,305 + tax 6 nights accommodation in Casita & meals
Cost: $1,125 + tax 6 nights accommodation in Guest House & meals
Tibetan Lama, Geshe YongDong will focus on the Tibetan Bon healing practices for the body, mind and spirit that have been passed down for over six thousand
He entered the Nangzhig Bönpo Monastery, the largest Bön Monastery in Tibet, and took the “Getsul” monks vow. At fifteen years old, Geshe YongDong began studying logic, paramita (perfection), the middle way and traditional studies of Tibetan grammar, and poetry. At 16 years old, he took his “Gelong” monk’s vow from his beloved root teacher, Gyaltsap Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. See more photos and other events by this presenter