• $1,899.00 – Double or Triple Bungalow

Contact: Susie Morwick (Reservations Manager)
(317) 544-8391

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Costa Rica: Adventure, Yoga and Service Retreat

With Sally Brown Bassett Ph.D and Kristen Barfield

November 4 - 11, 2023

Join us on our signature trip to the Costa Rican rainforest on the Caribbean coast.  We have been offering this yoga, adventure and service retreat since 2005.  Wake up to the sound of howler monkeys from your bungalow overlooking the Caribbean.  After yoga enjoy fun filled days of zip lining through the jungle or exploring an animal rescue center, hiking to a waterfall and through a national park, participating in activities at our Girls for Success center, swimming at two beautiful beaches, river rafting, or just relaxing in a hammock or at the infinity pool.


  • Five night accommodations – private bungalows at Samasati

  • Two nights at the historical Gran Hotel in San Jose

  • Airport Transfers

  • In-country transportation

  • All meals at Samasati Nature Retreat

  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners in San Jose 

  • Breakfast at the Gran Hotel 

  • Beach time at Punta Uva 

  • Dinner with a local family 

  • Nine yoga sessions at Samasati  

  • Cahuita National Park

  • Waterfall Excursion

  • Chocolate Experience on the Bribri Indian Reservation

  • Zip-lining Adventure or Horseback Riding

  • Coordination of all volunteer activities

  • Services of Trip Leaders

Not included

  • Air fare to Costa Rica

  • Tipping of guides, drivers, and staff at Samasati (approximately $50 total) and $99 river rafting adventure

  • Personal expenses like massages and alcoholic beverages

  • Trip Protection



Additional destination information will be sent to each participant no later than 75 days prior to departure. This information will include packing tips and also items or supplies needed at our girls’ center.


See full itinerary here:

Costa Rica November 2022


Sally Brown Bassett Ph.D
Sally Bassett, 500-RYT, Ph.D., Founder of Peace Through Yoga Foundation and Girls for Success. Sally’s enthusiasm toward life as well as her creative and spiritual approach to yoga have been key to her success. Sally has been teaching yoga for close to two decades through her 12-year ownership of two yoga studios before selling in 2014; teaching yoga basics and philosophy as an adjunct professor at Butler University for seven…
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Kristen Barfield
Kristen Barfield, RN BSN, 200-RYT, Owner of Blooming Life Yoga Studio + School, has been a student and teacher of the practice of Yoga since 2005. Kristen believes that Yoga not only provides mental and physical benefits, but also an opportunity to learn, contribute, and step out of our comfort zone, opening our eyes to what is around us. This ancient practice is the gateway to deeper understanding of who…
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