Mar 11 - 17, 2018 | Connecting with Joy in the Jungle! A Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Shelley Nyren & Crystal Sullivan

Mar 11 - 17, 2018 | Connecting with Joy in the Jungle!  A Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Shelley Nyren & Crystal Sullivan

Join Shelley and Crystal for a life changing week in the jungle. Experience daily yoga asana, pranayama, mantra & meditation in this very special place, far removed from the distractions of daily life. You will live in a jungle treehouse, among waterfalls, hiking trails, amazing people and of course, monkeys! You will be nourished with nutrient dense, gourmet, organic vegetarian food, prepared from an Ayurvedic perspective. Rest, rejuvenate, re-charge and connect with nature. This journey is for all levels of yoga & meditation practice, from beginner to advanced. It will rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. Join us!


Retreat Cost: (non refundable)

$1895 per person, double occupancy in a Jungle tree house.

Single occupancy in a Jungle treehouse available for an adjusted cost. 

Please contact Shelley with questions and to register!



* 7 Days/6 Nights Stay in an eco- sustainable, modern, elegant Jungle Treehouse at The Sanctuary

* 3 daily gourmet vegetarian/vegan meals at the Sanctuary

* Daily Pranayama, Yoga, Meditation and Mantra practices

* Special Sound Healing Gong Bath

* Exclusive use of 40 acres of Private Jungle Property (organic fruit orchard, hammock garden, waterfalls, rivers, and paths, 15 minute walk through the jungle path to the ocean)

* Unlimited self-serve shade-grown, organic Costa Rican coffee, an assortment of teas, organic granola bars and fruits. Pristine mountain spring water for drinking and bathing

* Unlimited access to the healing swimming pool



* Airfare to San Jose and a short domestic flight from San Jose to Tambor Airstrip (Sansa or Nature Air)

* Overnight stay & dinner in San Jose or Montezuma the day before our retreat begins, if applicable.

* Exit tax at San Jose Airport ($28) and Tambor entrance tax

* Any meals off the resort

* Taxi transfers to and from the Retreat Center (40 minute taxi ride from Tambor Airstrip)

* Travel Insurance (highly recommended!)

* Retreat Center Staff Gratuity (recommended $10/day)



* Spa treatments/Wellness Services available at the Sanctuary

* Optional excursions, such as zip lining, surfing lessons, ATV tours and Tortuga snorkeling and boat trip

* Optional shopping with local artisans


SAMPLE SCHEDULE (subject to change)

7:00 am Organic coffee & tea, fruit

7:15 -8:30 am: Morning Yoga asana class

8:30-9:00 am group check - in

9:00 am: Organic Breakfast in a hammock, hike, swim, explore, or try an optional excursion or spa treatment...

2:00 pm: Organic Lunch (includes amazing dessert!)

5:30-7:00 pm: Afternoon Practice (such as pranayama, mantra, meditation, yoga nidra, yin or gentle yoga)

7:00pm: Light organic Dinner


Please contact Shelley with questions!


About your teachers:

Shelley strongly believes in the body-mind-spirit connection of yoga, the power of breath and the practice of living in the present moment. Yoga, pranayama, mantra and meditation are essential tools to help her find freedom, one day at a time, from her lifelong struggle with food and weight and to cultivate serenity in her mind and body. Shelley believes that yoga is for every-body: all ages, fitness levels and body types. She has a warm, casual, open and enthusiastic style. Shelley is an E-YRT 500, C-IAYT, an Occupational Therapist & the assistant director & a lead teacher in the 200 & 300 CrossRoads yoga teacher training program. She loves her husband Steve, the spiritual journey, animals, knitting, nature, day trips and of course, yoga :)

Crystal has had a life-long fascination with the body-mind-spirit connection. She believes that yoga is a way of life that invites wellness, serenity, and deeper communion with the Divine. Her students are encouraged to lead their best possible life. Crystal is an E-YRT 500, C-IAYT and a Physical Therapist. She directs CrossRoads 200 & 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and offers Yoga Life Consults for those who seek to take their practice and understanding of yoga to the next level. She loves spending quality time with her family, friends and yoga community. She also loves creating music and art and cherishes all forms of learning. Crystal is grateful for the opportunity to serve.

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