The-Spirit-of-Life ~Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

The Spirit of LifeCosta Rica Yoga Retreat (All Inclusive) 

Dates: June 7-13
Location: Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica 

Includes: Accommodations, All Inclusive Meals & Beverages, Yoga,  Swim-up Pool Bar, Ocean Pool Views, Astrology for Life, Meditation, Practices for Living with Spirit, Direct Beach Access, Ceremony…

Fly: Liberia International Airport (Costa Rica)
Hosts: Katrina Marie & Michael Shankara
Cost: $1,700/pp Early Bird ~ $1,800/pp after April 1 ~ Private Room $2,100 ~ All Included except Airfare

The Spirit of Life is the art of living in the modern world while being balanced in your heart center. Find your soul purpose and know how to nourish yourself inside and out. Learn how to integrate the ancient teachings of yoga and the spiritual wisdom of Mother Earth into your daily life.

Our spiritual retreat at Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica is meant to nurture your body, your heart and your Soul. Find your way back home to your inner wisdom through daily practices of yoga, meditation, sacred journey, soul relaxation, and immersion in elements of nature.

All Inclusive Resort & Spa
Retreat to a tropical paradise where golden sands invite you to linger under shady palms and the warm, blue Pacific Ocean beckons you to dive in and explore. Where a relaxing and casual beach vibe and authentic hospitality truly inspire the spirit of Pura Vida – the pure life. Relax in beautiful rooms and suites overlooking beautiful gardens, a grand pool and the Pacific Ocean. Renew your senses at the Resort Spa, lounge on the pristine beach or enjoy swimming on Pacific waves where whales and dolphins regularly visit!  Relax by the ocean-side pool under palm trees and enjoy a beverage and snack at the swim up cafe & bar.

Take in a spectacular sunset over the ocean while enjoying international cuisine infused with Costa Rican flavors from the ocean-side restaurant. Take meditative walks on the pristine beaches and be immersed in the spiritual goodness of Costa Rica’s natural beauty.

Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Playa Flamingo is a place of spectacular beauty that has preserved and protected its golden sand beaches, sparkling sapphire seas, tropical rainforests, majestic volcanoes and rivers that nurture the mind, body and spirit. Nestled serenely between lush mountains and the Pacific Ocean, our yoga retreat enjoys a privileged location on the pristine sands of Flamingo Beach. Our resort also gives you access to all the famous Costa Rica attractions, national parks and activities, from deep sea fishing and snorkeling to hiking. Whether you seek the serenity of a lounge chair under a palm tree or a heart-pounding zip-line adventure through the rainforest canopy, a little time in paradise will free your soul.

Daily Schedule

  • Morning Beach Meditation (Optional)             6:45-7:15am
  • Breakfast   (Included)                                                 7-10am
  • Daily Yoga                                                                 9:30-11am
  • Lunch (Included)                                                          11:30-1pm
  • Free Time   (Optional Excursions)                          11am-4pm
  • Spirit of Life Sessions (Optional)                         4-5:30pm
    • Astrology for Life, Journey Sessions, Ceremony, Art and Archetypes, Finding your Purpose, Breath Class, Restorative Session…
  • Dinner     (Included)                                                     6-8pm
  • Free Time                                                                       5:30pm on…
    • Sunset strolls, Dinner, Pool Time, Beach, Bike Ride, Visit town, Shopping, etc..

~ All Meals, Beverages, and Snacks are Included ~

All Inclusive 

Along with the daily retreat schdeule with Katrina Marie and Michael the following packages are included

  • 7-Days & 6-Nights Accommodations
  • 3-Full Meals Daily
  • Unlimited Access to the Bar & Grill (Food & Drinks Included)
  • Unlimited house brand beverages and spirits, including house wine, cocktails, Costa Rica draft beer, juices and soft drinks
  • Ocean-Side Pool & Swim-up Bar
  • Fitness Center Access
  • Tennis Courts (Complimentary Rackets Included)
  • Full Beach Access to the Ecologically protected Flamingo Beach
  • Free Daily Activities~ Eco walks, Salsa Lessons, Water Aerobics, etc…

Additional Options

Attendees also can venture on their own during free time and take advantage of activities like spa treatments, snorkeling the coral reefs, fishing, surfing, tours of the biological reserve, and personal trips to surrounding towns, reserves & additional beaches. There are taxis, private shuttles, buses, and rental car options for travel to further destinations.


Pool View Rooms

The Pool View Rooms are fresh and comfortable 320 Sq. Ft retreats with contemporary furnishings and a soothing sand, sea and sky color palette mirrors the coastal atmosphere of Costa Rica.

Featuring 2 double-beds lined in custom, all-white linens and premium bedding, full bath amenities and a beautiful private patio overlooking the Resort’s pool with comfortable seating area. The pool and tropical gardens meet outside your window, and provide beautiful views.


  • SHARED~ PoolView Room w/ 2 Double Beds

~ Shared with 1 other Retreat Attendee. Each Attendee has their own Double Bed~

  • 1 Person Shared    $1,700/pp ~ Early Bird
  • 1 Person Shared    $1,800/pp ~ After April 1st

  • COUPLES/FRIENDS~ PoolView Room w/ 2 Double Beds or 1-Queen

~For Couples or Friends. Purchase entire Room for 2 people~

  • 2 people    $3,400 (Pricing is still $1,700/pp) ~ Early Bird
  • 2 people    $3,600 (Pricing is still $1,800/pp) ~ After April 1st

  • PRIVATE~ PoolView Room w/ 2 Double Beds or 1-Queen

~Private Room for 1 Person Only~

  • 1 Person Private   $2,100 ~ Early Bird
  • 1 Person Private   $2,200 ~ After April 1st

Rooming Price is All Inclusive except for airfare and any additional options such as spa treatments, and personal excursions, etc..  If you would like to further discuss the retreat and/or rooming options, you can contact us @ or 720-745-0184 (Michael).

About Your Hosts
Katrina Marie
The mermaid of the mountains, Katrina Marie seeks the heights of the peaks and the depths of the oceans in her practice. Through the wisdom of the heart, her purpose is to help guide others to open their own. She has studied in the temples of India, the pyramids of Mexico, and in the crucible of modern life. She finds the sacred in the rhythm of the seasons, the stars, and every second of life.

As the owner and founder of Karma Yoga Center in Denver, she brings the bhakti from all wisdom traditions to her yoga classes- singing, chanting, dancing, and journeys into the heart. Katrina fills every yoga session with love. She weaves in the teachings of her yoga mentor Saul David Raye and the cosmic knowings from the lineage of Evolutionary Astrology.

She shares her life journey with her half-side husband Michael Shankara and her two boys Max & Bo .

Michael Shankara
Michael is a certified yoga teacher, Mayan Shaman, Priest, and Astrologer. Initiated into the sacred wisdom of the Maya, Michael is the sole apprentice under elder, priest and shaman Dr. Don Miguel Angel Vergara- former director of the sacred Chichen Itza Archeology Site in Mexico. Michael is also a musician and sound healer, providing live music for yoga classes, retreats, journeys and mediations at Karma Yoga Center. Michael is a certified Crystology Healer and studies Soul Astrology, Astronomy, and the Mayan Calendars. He offers Energy Healings and Astrology Readings that integrate his shamanic and yogic trainings. Michael & Katrina also provide a free videos series on the New Moons and Fulls called the Alchemical Astrology Report.