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7 Myths About Yoga Retreats

7 Myths About Yoga Retreats   “Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” — The Bhagavad Gita   Yoga is an absolutely transformative practice… each and every Asana has the potential to change you in ways you may never imagine. But a yoga retreat is an experience all in

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Center Yourself Before Work

Center Yourself Before Work “65% of workers said that workplace stress had caused difficulties and more than 10 percent described these as having major effects on their health. 1.“ As humans, we are more stressed than ever before. Life is super busy, and it seems to only be getting busier. Unfortunately with the stress can

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica   Have you ever thought about visiting Costa Rica? You may have seen stunning photos, heard amazing stories or even checked out a few blogs… But what are the Top 10 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica? Disclaimer: There are way more than 10 that we can mention, but

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Yoga for Stress Relief

Life can be a bit stressful… In one of our most recent posts, we spoke about how yoga can improve your mindset in numerous ways. (Check that post out here) But did you know that one of the key benefits of yoga is stress relief? There are so many things that inundate our day to

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The best deal you’ll ever see in Costa Rica…

    Our best deal yet! We’re so excited to offer our best deal yet! . Have you been to Anamaya before and would like to return? Have you been dying to visit us? Anamaya is a truly transformative experience.. whether you need an escape to the adventure of the Costa Rican jungle or a week

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Why to go on a Yoga and Surf Retreat

Why go on a Yoga and Surf Retreat: The sound of waves hitting the shore, Sand in between your toes, A total mind, body and wellness experience. Imagine waking up to the calming chorus of nature as it envelops you, surrounded by the lush greenery of beautiful Costa Rica. Walking through the colorful landscape as

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The Top 5 Ways Yoga Can Help Your Mindset

The Top 5 Ways Yoga Can Help Your Mindset: Your soul is your best friend. Treat it with care, nurture it with growth, feed it with love. – Ashourina Yalda Most of us know the many incredible benefits of yoga for the body. Better sleep, more energy, increased flexibility and muscle tone – but have

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Retreats and Infinite Possibilities Workshop

Do You Crave Waking Up Every Morning With a Smile on Your Face Because You Truly LOVE Your Life? At Anamaya we offer more than Yoga Retreats…we offer life changing experiences, in a nourishing location, with the best instructors and coaches from around the world. Not only will you wake up every morning in paradise

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Why Costa Rica is a Dream Vacation

Have you been daydreaming about a tropical vacation? Time away from the daily grind? An escape from the random April (or May) snowstorm?! Forget the to-do lists, winter coats and laundry piles, and start planning your next dream vacation.   We talk a lot about how much we LOVE Costa Rica (from our blog to

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The Benefits of an Intensive YTT

Once you’ve decided to do your yoga teacher training your next decision will be if you want to do an intensive YTT or one that is spread out over a few months. Both have their advantages and in this post we’ll take you through why an intensive YTT may be a good fit for you. Complete

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The Benefits of a Couples Retreat

You hear us talk a lot about all the benefits of escaping with the one you love on a rejuvenating vacation. You also hear us talk a lot about self-care. Did you know that self-care principles can be applied to relationships, too. In fact, dedicating time and energy to nourishing your relationship is an important

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Pura Vida no matter where you are

If you’ve ever been to Costa Rica then you’ve definitely heard the phrase “Pura Vida.” Translating to “Pure Life,” it’s considered the country’s motto and can be used many different ways but is mainly a desire to express good vibes. It’s the way a Costa Rican may greet you, thank you or even wish you

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We Are So Thankful For You

When we first opened our doors to the public in 2009, co-owners Geoff McCabe, Kelsey Matheson and Joseph Mikrut had a vision of a magical and sacred space that would bring healing and transformation to all who visited. That vision still holds strong today but none of them could have ever imagined the amount of

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3 Ways Yoga Can Better Your Business

Yoga and… business?! Not quite the combination most people would put together but it’s a pairing that goes together just as well as wine and cheese. In fact, yoga goes well with just about anything. That’s because it’s a practice that trains both the body and mind for improved clarity, loving-kindness and strength. So adding

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How to Build a Meditation Practice

Have you ever tried to meditate but ended up going over your to-do list or fantasizing about what to eat for lunch? Or sat there feeling every little itch or ache in your body, not really understanding why everyone thinks this is so great? Meditation can be intimidating. We get it. Sometimes it can even be frustrating.

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New Year, New You

A new year is a fresh start. It’s a chance to re-evaluate. To decide what did and didn’t work last year and find new ways to be your best self. You know, the version of yourself that you love the most. The version of yourself that makes you feel like you’re on top of the

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Important Announcement

Dear Anamaya Guest,

We are still accepting reservations for future bookings. Yes it’s true, there is a temporary travel ban from March 18th until June 15th in Costa Rica. 


However we know how necessary a week of recovery, rejuvenation and CONNECTION will be after this situation has stabilized. 

We will update you with more information as we receive it. In the meantime:

  • Stay in contact with family and friends.
  • Remember that kindness is everything.
  • Take your practice off the mat.

With much love,

The Anamaya Family