Costa Rica 2019:
From Self-Care to Compassion to Wisdom

with Pat Harada Linfoot, YuMee Chung & Dr. Miles Neale — February 2 to 9, 2019

Costa Rica 2019

Join Dr. Miles Neale, Pat Harada Linfoot, and YuMee Chung in Nosara, Costa Rica for a week-long immersion into Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, and Contemplative Neuroscience. Experience a transformational week of practice with two of our most senior yoga teachers and study with one of the leading voices of the current generation of Buddhist teachers and a forerunner in the emerging field of contemplative psychotherapy.

Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is located in the sleepy surfer haven of Nosara, one of the world’s five Blue Zones hotspots where people live the longest and report the highest levels of well-being. Leverage the power of this vibrant and healing energy for practice, contemplation and deep relaxation.

The retreat is full

Please contact to be added to our waiting list. Pura vida!

You will enjoy:

  • Three gourmet meals daily (we can accommodate all dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free)
  • Luxury air-conditioned accommodations
  • Daily programming by Dr. Miles Neale
  • Twice daily yoga and meditation classes with Pat and YuMee ranging from vigorous to restorative
  • Your very own self-massage kit and instruction in self-massage delivered by a certified instructor

Accommodation Options

Options include your choice of accommodations, 3 meals per day, and all classes. Prices do not include airfare, ground transport, or optional excursions.
All prices are per person and include 13% Costa Rican sales tax.

King Room with Ocean View

Includes king size bed, open-air shower, A/C, Wi-Fi, and a safe for personal belongings.

  • Single Occupancy $3,975 USD
  • Double Occupancy $2,475 USD

Queen Bungalow

Includes one queen size bed, open-air shower, balcony, A/C, Wi-Fi, and a safe for personal belongings.

  • Single Occupancy $3,925 USD
  • Double Occupancy $2,425 USD

Queen Single Room

Includes one Queen bed, open air shower, A/C, Wi-Fi, and a safe for personal belongings.

  • Single occupancy $2,450 USD

Queen Double Room

Includes two Queen beds, shared bathroom, open air shower, A/C, Wi-Fi, and a safe for personal belongings.

  • Single Occupancy $3,500 USD
  • Double Occupancy $2,200 USD

Triple Room

Includes three twin beds, shared bathroom, open air shower, A/C, Wi-Fi, and a safe for personal belongings.

  • Triple Occupancy $1,900 USD

How to Book

To reserve your spot, please contact .

Your spot will be confirmed with a $500 USD non-refundable deposit payable to our travel agent:

Cathy Wassermann of Wassermann Retreats, an affiliate of Vision Travel TICO 50023504

Your balance is due January 4th, 2019.

Contact with your questions.

Your Hosts

Dr. Miles Neale is a Buddhist psychotherapist in private practice, Assistant Director of the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science, and faculty lecturer at Tibet House US and Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Neale’s approach to personal healing and transformation is informed by contemplative neuroscience, an integration of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist mind science, depth psychotherapy and current neuroscience. His free podcasts and YouTube videos have reached thousands, expressing ancient Buddhist principals and practices in a modern, accessible and impassioned way. Dr. Neale’s forthcoming book and audio course ‘Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human’ (Sounds True, 2018) critiques modern materialism and explores the Tibetan Buddhist gradual path to awakening based on the art and neuroscience of visualization.

Pat Harada Linfoot sees the practice of yoga as an opportunity for physical, psychological, and spiritual inquiry. With compassion, generosity, and humour, she encourages students to maximize their potential. Themes from eastern philosophy, psychology, and everyday experience have been informing Pat’s teaching for the past 20 years. She is passionate about exploring the intersection of asana, restorative, meditation, and therapeutic movement practices as a conduit to healing and optimal health. As co-owner and director of Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre, Pat continues to teach classes, workshops, and retreats, and to mentor and train teachers.

YuMee Chung is a former securities lawyer who left a busy practice to engage more deeply with life. More than a decade later, she is a yoga instructor and a card-carrying body nerd. Known for her uplifting, breath-driven classes and intelligent, organic sequencing, she is a teacher who speaks deftly to body, mind and spirit, and communicates about the most subtle and nuanced parts of the yogic journey with grace and earthy charm. Students can expect an impeccable practice that strikes a perfect balance between spirit and sweat. YuMee is the Toronto Star’s resident yoga expert. She is on the faculty of a number of yoga teacher training programs and she leads international workshops and retreats. Though her work and teaching take her around the globe, she is happiest at home with her musician husband.