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BODY, MIND & SOUL
HOSTED BY ALLIE VAN FOSSEN
MAR 26TH - APR 1ST

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Join Allie in Uvita, Costa Rica, where the rainforest meets the sea, for a journey to wholeness through the kosha system. Each retreat day will be dedicated to revealing & healing each of the five bodies (physical, energetic, mental/emotional, intellectual, and spiritual), so you can travel inward, uncover your divine nature, and leave the jungle feeling calm, centered, and complete.

This is an invitation to immerse yourself in holistic yoga systems & potent yoga practices, farm-to-table cuisine, adventurous off-site excursions, intentional rest, and intimate conversations that lead to forever friendships -- all expertly planned by me, my team, and the Selva Armonia staff. 

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BODY, MIND & SOUL

This will be our fourth time returning to Selva Armonia as a yoga community, and each past retreat has offered true body-mind-soul transformation for those who’ve said yes to the journey. From the moment you arrive till the moment you leave, you will be fully taken care of both on & off your mat…
All you need to do is lean in and say yes! 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

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  • 6 nights, 5 day stay at Selva Armonia

  • 3 Daily Vegan/Vegetarian Farm-to-Table Meals

  • All-inclusive Smoothies & Elixirs

  • Private Transport to/from SJO Airport

  • Kosha System Journey

  • 2x Daily Yoga Workshops 

  • Waterfall Excursion

  • Canopy Ziplining Tour

  • Beach Excursion

  • Healing Sound Bath

  • Bonfire Ceremony

  • Retreat Gift

  • 3 Month Post-Retreat Call

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  • Rise & shine

  • Fruit, coffee, tea

  • Morning yoga sadhana 

  • Breakfast

  • Free time or depart for off-site adventure 

  • Lunch

  • Free time

  • Early evening yoga sadhana

  • Dinner

  • Evening connection & relaxation

  • Rest & rejuvenate

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A TYPICAL
DAY OF RETREAT

SELVA ARMONIA

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Hidden deep in the mountains of Uvita, Costa Rica, Selva Armonía is an immersive jungle resort that provides a unique space for events, adventure, wellness, and sustainability.
 
Selva Armonia is a place to escape, a place to find yourself, a place to celebrate, a catalyst for inspiration. An eco-luxury experience woven into ocean view permaculture gardens.
 
Selva is here to provide an immersive jungle experience that inspires a connection to nature and community.

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SELECT YOUR FAVORITE ROOM

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Stay in one of the unique rooms
Selva Armonia has to offer.
 


 

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Five-bedroom home with

2 living spaces, 2 shared bathrooms,

and an ocean-view dining area.  

Each room can house 1-2 guests,

with 1 queen and 1 twin bed.

Features all-natural construction,

ocean views, overhead fans, and

in-room refrigerators.

CASA GRANDE 
(DOUBLE ROOM)

$2900

Five-bedroom home with  2 living spaces, 2 shared bathrooms, and an ocean-view dining area.  

Each room can house 2 guests,  with 1 queen and 1 twin bed.  Features all-natural construction, ocean views, overhead fans, and in-room refrigerators.

SOLD OUT

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Nestled at the top of the property, the two-story Deluxe Bali Villas offer a secluded haven. Enjoy the gentle sounds of nature from your private terrace while you gaze across the lush tropical jungles leading

to the Pacific Ocean. 

 

Each two-story villa is equipped with AC, one king bed, two single beds, a private bathtub, a living room area, and a private

ocean-view balcony.

DELUXE BALI VILLA 

 (TWIN BED, TRIPLE ROOM)

$3100

 (KING BED, TRIPLE ROOM)

$3300

SOLD OUT

Nestled at the top of the property, the two-story Deluxe Bali Villas offer a secluded haven. Enjoy the gentle sounds of nature from your private terrace while you gaze across the lush tropical jungles leading to the Pacific Ocean. 

 

Each two-story villa is equipped with AC, one king bed, two single beds, a private bathtub, a living room area, and a private

ocean-view balcony.

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The Cabinas offer an intimate getaway

space surrounded by jungle canopy and permaculture gardens. Their design

is inspired by the region's traditional architecture, including hand-carved

details and locally sourced materials.

 

Each Cabina is equipped with AC, one queen bed, one single bed, a private outdoor shower, and a private garden view balcony.

PRIVATE CABINA 
(SINGLE  ROOM)

$3500

SOLD OUT

The Cabinas offer an intimate getaway space surrounded by jungle canopy and permaculture gardens. Their design is inspired by the region's traditional architecture, including hand-carved details and locally sourced materials.

 

Each Cabina is equipped with AC, one queen bed, one single bed, a private outdoor shower, and a private garden view balcony.

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Each suite has been designed and decorated to reflect the perfect balance of sustainability and luxury. Enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the lush Costa Rican mountains.

Each Bungalow is equipped with AC, one king bed, one twin bed, a private outdoor shower, and a private ocean-view balcony.

BUNGALOW SUITE 
(SINGLE ROOM)

$3700

SOLD OUT

Each suite has been designed and decorated to reflect the perfect balance of sustainability and luxury. Enjoy stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the lush Costa Rican mountains.

Each Bungalow is equipped with AC, one king bed, a private outdoor shower, and a private ocean-view balcony.

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ALLIE VAN FOSSEN
MEET YOUR HOST

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Hi, I’m Allie! I’m a decade-long yoga seeker and student, 800-hour certified teacher who’s rooted in holistic systems, international retreat leader, founder of the best damn yoga community (the Body Mind Soul Studio), wife to my 13-year one-night-stand husband, and mamma to Scarlett Rose (my newest title). 

One of my favorite ways to practice yoga with you is at our in-person Live Your Journey retreats that take place at pinch-me-is-this-real? locations. LYJ Retreats are stress-free, immersive experiences that offer thoughtfully designed teachings, built-in community, soulful on & off the mat practices, and planned-for-you experiences. We take care of every detail: all you need to do is say “yes!”. 

I’ll meet ya in the jungle, 
Allie, xx

THE KOSHA SYSTEM

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The kosha system dates back to the Taittirīya Upanishad, a Vedic text thought to be written about the 6th century CE. The system maps five bodies that are often disconnected, but intended to be integrated for Self-realization to happen. On retreat, we’ll work with this system to reveal & heal each of our five bodies so we can live more joyously, purposefully and powerfully on & off our yoga mats.  

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OFF-SITE EXCURSIONS

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For travel to be transformative, one has to flirt with their edges, be exposed to wonder, and immerse themselves in nature, which is why you’ll travel off-site for intentional excursions that align with our journey to wholeness theme. 

FARM-TO-TABLE
ORGANIC CUISINE

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Selva Armonia prides themselves in serving healthy, locally sourced meals that nourish guests, satisfy the senses, and maintain alignment with Selva’s permaculture practices.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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What do I need to know about traveling to Costa Rica?

  • First, make sure you have a passport! A valid passport is required for travel. 

  • Don’t be nervous! Costa Rica is a beautiful country known for its stunning jungles, beaches and friendly people. Plus, you’ll have a built-in yoga family for support. 

  • Be open! Let go of any retreat expectations, and embrace this body, mind, soul journey. 

  • Research the COVID travel restrictions and requirements for your country of residence (more on this below

 

What airport do I fly into?

  • Juan Santamaría International Airport (also called the San Jose Airport). Selva Armonia is located 3 - 3.5 hours from the airport, and we’ll travel together by bus to and from the retreat center.

  • Arrival flights must land by 10AM on March 26th to make the shuttle.

  • Departure flights on April 1st must leave after 3PM to ensure we arrive in time for your flight.

 

When does the shuttle depart?

  • On arrival day, March 26, the shuttle departs SJO Airport & our chosen airport hotel at 12PM for the retreat center. 

  • On departure day, April 1, the shuttle departs at 10AM, arriving back in San Jose around 2PM.

 

What if I need to fly in early or stay a day late?

  • If you need to arrive the night before and/or stay an additional night, we recommend staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton (which offers airport shuttle service for free).

  • We've used this hotel for all our past CR retreats, it's clean, less than 10 minutes from the airport, the shuttle is reliable, there's a pool to enjoy, and they offer a great, free breakfast!

  • Hotel stays are not included in the price of the retreat.

  • If you’re interested in splitting the cost & rooming with others, we’ll do our best to help you coordinate with other retreat members.   

 

Is the $500 deposit really non-refundable?

  • Yes, it’s non-refundable and non-transferable to other retreats with one caveat. If the retreat sells out and we’re able to fill your spot, then and only then will we be able to refund your deposit. There is no guarantee this will happen, but we do our best to be as fair as possible.
     

What’s the cancellation policy?

  • If cancellation takes place more than 90 days prior to your departure date, any payments made will be refunded minus your deposit.

  • If cancellation takes place 30 - 90 days prior to your departure, 50% of the trip price will be refunded, minus your deposit.

  • If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to your departure date, 100% of the trip price will be forfeited.

 

Do you offer payment plans?

  • Yes! Once your deposit is confirmed, we’ll be in touch with several payment plan options. You can choose to pay in full, or break up the remaining payments into two or three installments.
     

What’s your COVID-19 policy?

  • Proof of vaccination is not required to attend the retreat, but research the travel restrictions in place for your country before booking this retreat or flights.

  • Allie Van Fossen, the AVF team and Selva Armonia will not be held responsible for delays or cancellation of your travel plans if you fail to meet the travel requirements to enter or leave Costa Rica. No refunds will be given. 

  • You may be required to provide proof of a negative COVID test or vaccination to travel depending on your country of residence. A negative COVID test is required to re-enter the United States. 

  • We will be providing on site COVID testing the day of departure for an additional $120 USD. 

  • Guidelines and restrictions are subject to change, the AVF team will provide updates or changes to how they affect the retreat. 

 

How does room sharing work?

  • We’ll send a “get to know you” form with basic questions to help us organize the roommate matching process. If you have someone specific you want to room with, you’ll let us know via this form too. 
     

What basic necessities are provided?

  • Linens, towels, blankets, shampoo, conditioner, and shower gel are provided.
     

What else do I need to bring?

  • Selva Armonia is an eco-friendly lodge, and prefers you use their provided body and hair wash supplies to help protect the jungle!

  • We’ll send a packing guide 60-90 days before the retreat begins, giving you ample time to purchase and gather all the yoga retreat things. 

 

Are you able to accommodate dietary restrictions?

  • Prior to arrival, all guests will indicate any food allergies and dietary restrictions so the Selva Armonia kitchen may accommodate all guests.
     

What is Wi-Fi & cell service like?

  • Selva Armonia is remote. Cell service is limited at best and most companies will charge you an international rate.

  • Wi-fi is provided at the main house and free. 

  • We recommend using this time to disconnect from the internet! 

 

I’m a beginner, does this matter?

  • Nope! We’re here to meet you where you’re at, all we ask is that you do your best (which may be resting in a child's pose!). Allie will offer several pose variations during classes, props will be available, and additional yoga teachers/team members will be there to support you.
     

I want to say yes, but I’m afraid!

  • Saying yes to an in-person yoga retreat is like casting a vote for the person you want to be! It’s saying yes to travel, adventure, risk, new friendships, new experiences and holistic (body, mind, soul) healing. We believe in your fear, and we know that after the opening ceremony and our first shared meal, you’ll settle right in and feel at home!
     

Who do I reach out to for support?

  • While the Selva Armonia team will be caring for us as the date nears and during our time together, we (the AVF team) are your go-to contacts for all things retreat related. Please don’t hesitate to connect, no question is too small to be asked. You can reach us at - hi@allievanfossen.com

WHOLENESS IS WAITING

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Escape to the jungle, immerse yourself in nature, reconnect to your inner essence, experience unforgettable adventure, forge forever friendships, return home feeling whole.