a nourishing retreat for change makers


yoga + nurture + nature

Only when we are nourished and balanced does wellbeing and creativity flow and our lives become sustainable. Retreat within in this 6 day retreat utopia to reconnect to yourself, unwind with daily yoga and learn tools and resources that you can use to reset and revitalize your wellbeing, inspiration and purpose. Pura vida!


The Reset Retreat
Mystica Lodge, Arenal Lake, Costa Rica
FEBRUARY 13-19 2021



in this retreat you will

Take time to rest, reflect and apply powerful practices, invigorating your vision of sustainable practice and redefining a new state of inner balance. Nourish your mind, body and heart through daily yoga, meditation and healthy, organic and meals.

Retreat Highlights

• 6 days of self-nourishment and self-care to reset and invigorate your wellbeing
• Daily yoga and meditation practices in Mystica’s Yoga Sanctuary
• Discover ways to tune into what your body needs
• Relax into healing waters with a trip to the EcoTermales Hot Springs
• Identify obstacles to emotional wellbeing and discover tools for building emotional balance and internal resilience
• Experience the healing effects of learning to pause and how the art of rest can lead us back to wholeness
• Unwind in Mystica’s Meditation Labyrinth
• Adopt a restorative and nurturing practice that you can continue at home
• Discover a new “normal” that is spacious and healing through a unique exploration of movement and rest
• Cool off in Mystica’s Natural Dipping Pool

Find the personal and unique practices that you need to find your center and rediscover passions and purpose. Pause and create the space to reframe how you’re expressing your work in the world.

Many of us have a strong calling to be of service and create change in the world, but the demands of our lives can often leave us feeling overwhelmed and burnt out.  This retreat is a chance to unwind, reset and enliven your passions to weave the life that is calling you.

retreat Faculty

Kristine Vanderplas
Kristine is a co-founder of Awakened Spirit and finds inspiration in the healing power of nature. Her approach to facilitation and yoga is informed by a deep listening to the body and the inherent wisdom and healing potential each of us holds within. Kristine has been an influencer in global community development for more than 12 years with a focus on youth. She has supported strategic planning and implementation of several large international projects and continues to explore the intersection of creativity and sustainable change. Her teachings explore approaches for healing ourselves, our communities and this beautiful planet we call home. She leads retreats and trainings in Canada, USA and Latin America. Find out more.

Julia Forest
Julia is a passionate voice of the yoga for social change movement and co-founder of Awakened Spirit. With over 15 years of teaching experience, her workshops explore mindfulness, environmentalism and yoga as potent tools to inspire heart centered living and sustainable change. Julia collaborates with like minds to ignite radical innovation and positive change in communities. She facilitates trainings, workshops and transformational retreats around the globe. Find out more.



About the Retreat Space

Imagine waking up in lush nature, with a stunning view of the Arenal Lake and Volcano. Align to the cycles of nature in the beautiful, vibrant Mystica Lodge in Costa Rica. Relax in hammocks and allow your stress to dissolve, surrounded by fruit trees, the sounds of nature and exotic flowers. Take a dip in the natural pool and experience the healing effects of nearby hot springs. Participate in gentle yoga practices and learn tools to support your wellness.




based on shared occupancy

$1688–1888 USD

• 6 nights of accommodation at the beautiful Mystica Lodge
• delicious, organic meals, beginning with dinner on arrival date and ending with breakfast on departure date
• trip to Eco Termales Hot Springs (transportation and entrance fees)
• 2 yoga classes per day
• 1 wellness workshop per day
• transportation to and from the retreat centre (from Liberia airport)

Does not include: Airfare

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*Limited spaces are available in each pricing tier*
Room options will book up quickly. Click on the Tiered pricing and to select from the options available.
Once your payment has been made we will notify you by email that your place in the retreat is secure.