Essence Arenal Wellness Center designed the Rainforest Yoga Retreat to create an inclusive atmosphere that is truly for all levels of yoga practitioners, from the brand new yogi to the seasoned veteran. The unique customization will provide you with the opportunity to explore what is best for you. Each morning, you will be treated to a mindful, balanced Vinyasa/Hatha practice that will awaken and revitalize your body. At Essence, they also take pride in our farm-to-table kitchen. They encourage thoughtful, healthy meals that come from the earth. Essence Arenal Wellness Center features an organic, vegetarian, and vegan kitchen from conscious, locally sourced food that supports their dedication to the planet and your bodies. Chef Lily prepares fantastic meals that are absolutely delicious, nutritious and balanced. Lily has a deep enthusiasm for preparing foods. She prepares meals farm-to-table, finding creative ways to create using all the tropical delights that are available in Costa Rica from local farmers, and from our farm. Her meals receive rave reviews! In all, this is a lovely mix of yoga, adventure, alone time, and relaxation. To revitalize and restore your inner balance through a practice that will enhance the mind, nourish the soul and give you every reason you need to celebrate life. The center is located in the middle of the rainforest with monkeys, toucans, sloths and other wildlife that inhabit the area and are often seen or overhead. A quiet and refreshing retreat surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rica.