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yin & Yang Yoga Retreat

October 5th through October 11,2019

Yin and Yang with Heather Ruth and Nancy Tvedt in the magical mountains of Costa Rica.  

THE RETREAT.  Costa Rica’s premier wellness sanctuary and one of the Healing Hotels of the World.
A luxurious boutique hotel nestled in the stunning beauty of the Costa Rica Jungle.
Offering organic farm to fork cuisine and “farm to spa” treatments.  
A dedicated yoga house, an outdoor pool, jacuzzi and steam room compliment the stunning guest rooms.
Click below to visit THE RETREAT’s website and learn more about this gorgeous hotel.

Explore the dualities of your practice and find balance before the mayhem of the holiday season.
Invite the Yang, and begin each day with an energizing Vinyasa yoga practice.  
Close the day embracing a meditative Yin practice. Give yourself this gift to release and
restore physically and spiritually. Be inspired for what lies ahead!

A typical day will include: Wake up to the bird song and gather for a 20 min breath work and meditation practice, followed by energizing Vinyasa flow yoga.  Spend your day lounging poolside, hiking the beautiful mountainous rainforests surrounding the property, and/or finding your bliss in the Spa (Learn More). Reconvene each evening for a restorative Yin practice including elements of guided meditation, essential oils, and Thai Bodywork to wind down from the day. Each evening we'll share a communal dinner together followed by fireside chats.

What’s included:

  • 6 nights accommodations

  • Morning meditation and 2 tailored yoga classes daily.
    A fiery start to the day and restorative evening practice.

  • 3 organic healthy meals per day

  • Nature walks

  • Full access to spa, pool and jacuzzi

  • Evening fireside chats and laughter

  • Cooking class

  • Salsa Dance Lessons

Pricing and accommodations: (each room has private bath)

Private Room: King or Queen bed $2475

Shared Room: Twin bed $1975


Full Payment due by September 20, 2019

What’s not included:

  • Air Transportation – flights should be arranged to San Jose International (SJO), Costa Rica. 

  • Ground Transportation - private SJO transportation to and from THE RETREAT can be arranged with the resort and paid via room charge.
    It is approximately a 45-minute drive to/from the airport.  Please schedule your arrival no later than 4:00pm on 10/05 and departure after 10:30am. 

  • Gratuities. - we kindly ask you acknowledge the service received

  • Alcoholic Beverages - available for personal purchase

  • Additional Excursions. - there are many amazing sights and experiences for you to book and explore

  • Ala Carte Spa Services

  • Personal Souvenirs

  • Additional hotel accommodations to arrive early or depart late


Nancy Tvedt

Nancy Tvedt, ERYT500.  After a successful career in the business world, Nancy has found her passion on her yoga mat. Nancy currently teaches at YogaWorks, Atlanta and leads yoga retreats in many interesting locales, most recently India and Italy.  Nancy appreciates the physical discipline of yoga but more importantly values the inner well-being that has evolved with a consistent yoga practice. Forever a student on the mat, Nancy has advanced her practice delving deeper in the yoga philosophy and exploring various disciplines beyond Vinyasa including Ashtanga and Anusara.  Nancy’s soulful yoga classes will challenge your physical strength and flexibility as well as open your heart and quiet your mind. Her wish to you is to walk this earth with grace and strength.



Heather Ruth

After leaving a high stress career that left her sick and tired, Heather made her way to teaching yoga. Her journey to yoga began as a way to manage stress and gain physical strength. She received her Thai Yoga Therapist certification and 200 RYT in Costa Rica.  Heather specializes in Restorative Yoga, and incorporates elements of Thai Yoga  into the classes she teaches. She is also a certified Aerial Yoga Teacher, and will be teaching Restorative Aerial Yoga. As the proud Mom to 5 Nigerian Goat "kids" (in addition to 22 year old daughter, Madison), most weekends Heather can be found teaching Goat Yoga at The Animal Village at Serenbe. Heather's classes are light hearted and meditative in nature.