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Meet Anamaya’s Head Chef, Jeff Horton

Watch the video below to learn more about the inspiration behind Anamaya’s cuisine. Jeffery Horton joined us six months ago and has made leaps and bounds in improving the quality and availability of organic, farm to table ingredients. His solid experience in Michelin star restaurants, with his own businesses combined with his passion for new

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On the way to Tortuga Island

One Way Ticket The Story of YTT Student Dana Brewster

Tell me a little bit about yourself. Did I see that you used to be part of a successful music group? Do you have experience in film-making? It is with great joy and gratitude that I find myself even telling you some of my story. Eight months ago a massive shift took place in my life

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Angela Gonzalez – Staff Yoga Writer

Namaste! I’m Angela Gonzalez from the Philippines. I would like to start my introduction by saying that I have been a vegetarian since birth and was brought up practicing the yoga lifestyle. I always give credit to my parents and siblings for without them I would not have a deeper understanding and realization of what

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The Wall Street Journal

Interview with Wall Street Journal

The following is the transcript with an interview with Kathleen Squires, for her article “Eco Dining in Costa Rica” for the Wall Street Journal. Hi Geoff— Thanks so much for your quick response. The Anamaya is the perfect fit for my story. I especially love the “Wall of Salad!” Here are the questions I have

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Zumba Retreat

Interview with Zumba Teachers Cristiane Machado and Leah Short

When I was at Anamaya in September 2010 I had the great joy of taking my first Zumba class with Anamaya staff Leah Short, and then to participate in Cristiane’s exhuberant classes during the Zumba retreat. We all sat down on the rocks in Montezuma’s town beach and got to the heart of their passion

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History and Vision of Anamaya

Anamaya started as our dream home, but as fate would have it, our home is now yours. Before coming to Costa Rica, my wife Karen and I traveled extensively throughout Asia for our gift and jewelry design business, searching for beads, trinkets, and ideas to incorporate into our designs, and we had especially fallen in

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Stella Reeder

Meet one of our Anamaya Yogis: Stella Reeder

Written by Jackie Sloves for Anamaya The Anamaya Yogi: Stella Reeder Name: Shannon “Stella” Reeder Birthday: September 5, 1975 Height: 5’1” Weight: 100 lbs Favorite Yoga Pose: Side Angle Least Favorite Pose: Twisted Triangle Favorite Color: Green Favorite Animal: My dog Favorite Food: Creamy Peanut butter Hobbies and interests: I enjoy hiking and running. Though

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Hotel Business and the Internet

Summary: Internet devaluation Name: Peter Warren Media Outlet: Future Intelligence Query: Does the internet devalue everything that it touches? According to some commentators the internet is driving a terrible decline in standards and knowledge and is eroding skills and the knowledge base that they are built upon. As a result there is the inevitable move

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Ecotourism Interview with Anamaya CEO, Geoff Mccabe

“Green” is the future… not a passing fad. Countries around the world are continually improving their laws and green requirements, so it’s smart business to get ahead of the curve rather than retrofitting a business later. Plus, being energy efficient saves money, and attracts clients. And in the luxury market that we’re in, the clients are the most educated about what’s green and what’s not. Rich people are all shopping at Whole Foods these days. People who can afford not to be slowly poisoning their family with today’s toxic products, then they are spending the money on cleaner options, which are becoming available in every category… travel included.

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