Trauma Informed, Somatic Release Retreat with COLYNN VOSBURGH - Anamaya Costa Rica Yoga Retreat Hotel Teacher Training, Surf Camp and Eco Lodge

Trauma Informed, Somatic Release Retreat with COLYNN VOSBURGH

“Colynn’s coaching and guidance throughout the retreat really gave me the push I needed to stop being complacent in my life. My acceptance of a mediocre life ended during that week. Colynn showed me I could have more and deserve more. Since then I’ve been on a trajectory of fulfilling my dreams.” – Kristy

Being Truly You: The theme this week is about making your soul happy & feeling free in your body. 
This retreat is a safe haven for LGBTQ+, body-positive, and age-inclusive souls!
Dive into a transformative journey where trauma-informed practices and somatic healing techniques guide you to acceptance and self-love on every level.  Experience the power of honoring your body, embracing your true essence, and finding liberation within.
Let’s celebrate authenticity and create a community where everyone shines bright!

 

Retreat Details

Our weekly retreats run all year long, so when you book your stay with us the FIRST STEP is to choose the week that works best with your schedule. Every week we have different guest yoga teachers from around the world that come to teach at Anamaya bringing their unique talents and energy. Our retreats run from Saturday to Saturday. 

The price of your retreat starts with your BASE RATE (which includes your accommodations and meals). Excursions, workshops, and other add-ons you choose to customize your week will be added to your final bill at Anamaya. 

Simply fill out the inquiry form to get more information on available accommodations,  pricing, and options specific to your needs.

Sept 21 – 28, 2024
COLYNN VOSBURGH

GUEST TEACHER BIO

Colynn Vosburgh E-RYT 500 started her journey in the healthcare field in 2000 while simultaneously also beginning her path in yoga. Moving through the ranks of uncertified Home Support Worker, Care Aide, Licensed Practical Nurse and then Registered Nurse, all within the Emergency Department, she thought she had found her place in the world. After years of service, being overworked and underappreciated, Colynn experienced burnout and decided that being a doctor was likely the answer to it all… She applied to and was accepted to Medical School and coincidentally also did her yoga teacher training. She immediately recognized that Med School was not the answer, but felt locked in due to family support and an incredibly large student loan. Colynn journeyed through it all, starting a yoga business while raising a family, while working as a nurse and becoming a doctor. Little sleep and an incredibly packed schedule, brought her to a place of committing to a path, and she chose the path of yoga. She decided to leave medical school and retire from nursing and put all of her energy into yoga and eventually coaching others in life and business. As life does, continued challenges of empty nest and new relationships brought her to the point of selling everything and starting on the nomadic path. Continuing on this path, Colynn spends a majority of her time in Costa Rica, loving the ocean, the jungle and most importantly the people.

The path of yoga and coaching has brought Colynn’s western knowledge and clinical experience to meet with her eastern yoga philosophy and chakra work to create her very personal and individually tailored offerings. She is filled with joy to offer anatomy lessons, yoga classes, past life regressions and facilitate teacher trainings to support awakening however that looks to each person. She has taught over a hundred Yoga Teacher Trainings and has thousands of hours of Yoga Training to support on this path.

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY

For Colynn, Yoga is a sacred teaching offering us tools that help us to navigate life. The postures (known as asana) remind us to connect to our individual anatomy and bring us back into our bodies, while meditation sparks a conversation with our minds, and the breath nourishes us and helps to connect the mind and the body. While it can all seem so heavy, it doesn’t have to be. Colynn mixes humor, real life and spirituality into a themed, awesome playlisted and fun yoga class that will help you release tension, relax your body (yes, even in flow) and reconnect to you.

During the week at Anamaya, morning classes will be strong, flowing sequences that focus on waking up your body and mind, while being present to your breathing, alignment and experience in each moment. Evening classes will have alternated between candlelit Yin & candlelit Restorative and will mirror not only am classes, but will also be the perfect compliment to your activities throughout the day, be they adventuring, surfing or suntanning. 

Beyond wanting to teach you great yoga classes, Colynn wants to make the entire experience at Anamaya rejuvenating and impactful. Colynn’s classes, workshops & healing work are aimed at increasing your awareness of you as the observer of your body, thoughts and mind to offer you understanding and knowledge of a way to disentangle yourself from the dramas of life. Slowing down is not something that you do, it is a state of being and no matter what you are doing in life, you can find a way to be. All work done during this week, will be centered around reconnecting, slowing down and enjoying life with lush jungles and sandy beaches as the backdrop to immense growth.

WORKSHOPS

Trauma Informed, Somatic Release Retreat

 

Heart Opening Cacao Ceremony

Step into a sacred space with us for our Cacao Ceremony, where we’ll sip on delicious cacao and open our hearts to the journey ahead. Through gentle movements, mindful breathing, and soothing meditation, we’ll dive deep into our bodies to release any tension or blockages. Join us as we explore our emotions and set intentions for a transformative retreat experience filled with love and connection.

Workshop is 2 hours. Price is $50.

The Picture of You

This workshop, a journey into the depths of our conscious and subconscious minds. Through exploration and reflection, we’ll uncover the hidden stories that shape our actions as adults. By shining a light on these narratives, we gain awareness of our behaviors and empower ourselves to make conscious choices. Together, we’ll unravel the threads of our past to create a brighter future, aligned with the life we truly desire.

Workshop is 90 minutes. Price is $40.

Expressive Movement Therapy Workshop

Through movement, we’ll tap into our inner creativity and let it flow freely. This is a safe, nonverbal space where you can explore your personal stories, identities, and dreams without fear of judgment. Together, we’ll celebrate the healing power of self-expression and honor the unique experiences of our LGBTQ+ community. Let’s unleash our authentic selves and create magic through artful exploration!

Workshop is 90 minutes. Price is $40.

Rituals of Belonging

We come together to create something truly special: a community altar and sacred space. This is a chance for all of us to share our intentions, identities, and dreams in a beautiful and meaningful way. We’ll guide you in selecting objects and symbols that resonate with your heart, fostering a sense of belonging and unity within our group. And to honor our creation, we’ll gather for a heartfelt ritual, where we’ll offer blessings, prayers, and affirmations for ourselves and each other. The focus of this workshop is to offer integration tools and rituals for you to take home with you to foster and continue the feeling we have created in this space.

Workshop is 90 minutes. Price is $40.

PACKAGE PRICE: For all 4 workshops is $150.

We’re a smaller sized boutique resort so our retreats book up fast! Save your spot by filling out a reservation request form today. Click the link below. Pura Vida!

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