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A SHY Retreat: "Yoga•Surf•Happiness"
at Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort

Nosara, Costa Rica May 18 - 25, 2019

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If you would like to pay in full or partial payments call Deb at 602-402-0019 and she will create a custom payment button for you to pay online.

More about Bohdi Tree and Retreat Policies


Open the door to find a star-lit shower, luxurious cotton sheets and a canopied bed that promises a well-deserved rest. All rooms have air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi and modern amenities abound. Security staff is available 24 hours a day and housekeeping staff will keep your room looking as beautiful as the first day you arrive


Depending on the accommodations you reserve, some rooms have shared bathrooms. For example a triple dorm room shares a bathroom. So there will be three people to a bathroom. These bathrooms have two stalls and two showers. In other accommodations, a double may be paired with a single to share a bathroom with one stall and one shower. The exceptions are the King and Queen suites, which have their own private bathrooms.

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A benefit of this resort is that there is an on-site laundry. Tokens can be purchased at the front desk to use the facilities. There is also a laundry service that the resort offers for a fee. This is an amenity that may help you reduce the amount you pack for your retreat.


Included in the package are 3 meals a day at the Bodhi Tree Resort (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Meals are prepared with local, organic selections. Most meals are prepared with the vegetarian or vegan in mind; however, there are also chicken and fish options at lunch and dinner.


Drinks at the bar or outside of meal times are not included. There is a coffee & juice bar/ cafe area. In this area they serve fresh organic smoothies, organic wine, and beer throughout the day. These drinks are not included in the retreat package. Please arrange with and pay the resort directly for these extras. There are options to run a tab or pay directly for each.


An all-inclusive tip is requested at the end of your stay of $70.00 or more for all staff and services (spa treatments not included). Therefore, no tipping is required for bellman, food service, etc. It is at your discretion but advisable to do this at your check out.

Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness. If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason, the cancellation policy below will apply, with no exceptions. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance that will cover the extent of risk you foresee.


We hope to never have a reason to cancel a retreat; however, if we do cancel a trip due to few participants, we will refund to you the payment. We cannot however compensate you for airfare or travel costs incurred. In the unlikely event of retreat being cancelled due to weather, natural disaster or political upheaval, we cannot guarantee a refund, it will be depending on receiving a refund from the venue we work with. To cover these risks, we highly recommend you purchase travel insurance.


The $500 deposit is non-refundable, however, we will work with you the best we can to resell your room in the hopes of refunding the cost -$500 deposit.

What is included in my SHY Retreat?

Happiness is not a feeling. Happiness is a state of being.

"It is difficult to find happiness in oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else" Arthur Schopenhauer

Happiness is not a feeling. Happiness is a state of being. Join Deby, Jim and Jenna for a week long retreat in Costa Rica to delve deeper into finding happiness.Through movement and discussions in Yoga, Surfing and exploring Costa Rica - tap into the knowledge of happiness and how to sustain it.

Our retreat is a Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort, Nosara, Costa Rica - a truly blissful and grounding place with luxury accommodations. Minutes from the beach and quaint town of Playa Guiones this week will leave you relaxed, refreshed and renewed. Leave with some tools and insights to guide you to your path of happiness! How can we use Yoga to empower the brain and manifest the best and most positive life? Discuss this and more through Asana and group discussions on this SHY retreat!

Join Jim, Deby, and Jenna on this week long journey of yoga, surf and happiness. See how we can weave this into our yoga practice on and off the mat. See how we can change our brains wiring to manifest change, create abundance and most importantly improve our happiness. All three teachers bring an abundance of experience and will share with you techniques, discussions and practices to help you tap into your happiness.

Your SHY luxury retreat is at the tranquil Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort in Nosara, Costa Rica. Included in your package is an A/C room of your choice with an open air shower, taxes, WiFi, breakfast, lunch and dinnner daily. Start each day with Meditation, Mantras and Mudras. Two or three yoga classes daily, a surf lesson if desired and a group excursions during the week. We will have a special ending event planned especially for you.

Afternoons will be free for you to explore the Costa Rican lifestyle and beaches. Additional surf lessons, spa treatments and excursions can be planned for you by the staff at Bodhi Tree once you arrive.

At Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort we have a salt water infinity pool with a juice bar for you to enjoy. The on site restaurant and chefs will cater to our needs. A gift or two may be purchased at the Boutique.

Aside from our group classes you may choose to do classes with Bodhi's on site staff at a nominal fee. There is a pilates room, gym and spa at the resort.

Deby, Jim, and Jenna are ready to help you relax and rejuvenate into complete bliss!

View your Retreat Schedule here!

Take a sneak peak at Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort here!

View Rooms Here!

Available Accomodations:

Bungalow - Private Bath, One King Bed
Single $2950 Double $2250 pp

Tree Top Room - Private Bath, One Queen Bed
Single or Double $2150 pp

Jungle Room - Private Bath, Two Queen Beds $1950 pp

Dorm Room - Three Twin Beds $1750 pp


SHY Members get an additional $100 off prices, Refer a Friend Discount and get $100 off (cannot be a current SHY student to qualify)

There are other room options available, email or call Deb to discuss your needs!

Airfare and airport transfer excluded.

Travel Plans to Costa Rica:

You will fly into Liberia airport. Before booking flights please talk to Deb or Jim to find out what times may be better for your shuttle to Bodhi Tree Resort.

Flights which get you into Liberia by noon or early afternoon are best and returning flights should be 2pm or later to allow for our travel time to and from resort/airport. Once we have collected flight times for attendees Bodhi Tree will assist in group shuttle plans. Shuttle is approximately $50-$60 one way if we plan as a group. You may pay more if you need a special shuttle on your own. All this information will be arranged by Deb and given to you.

Call Deb at 602-402-0019 to reserve your spot and ask questions!

$500 non-refundable deposit to reserve your room and place on the retreat. This is an exclusive resort and it will sell out quickly!