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A Caribbean Yoga Retreat To Heal, Activate, Awaken & Embody Your Divine Power Casa Mona en Punta Uva, Costa Rica

If you’re a soul seeker, new or veteran yogi or a woman seeking her spiritual tribe; ready for a life altering journey in the jungle, then join us for a magical getaway where you’ll experience the empowering transformation your soul has been longing for.

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Costa Rica is known for its fabulous beaches and thrilling activities, but did you know it also has healing powers. Being surrounded by mother nature and all her citizens, will empower your soul. The majestic healing nature of this place, has the ability to relax the mind, restore the body and reignite your soul. You’ll just have to come and experience it for yourself. Join me and my powerful network of spiritual healers, for a life altering yoga retreat into the jungle.

Leave the chaos, confusion and conditioning behind for a transformational experience, where you’ll walk away with a new mindset, new perspective, and new appreciation for the spiritual journey you’re on. And we’ll see you in Costa Rica!


Casa Mona is a luxury spiritual haven situated on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. You are encouraged to relax, recharge and reconnect while taking time to heal on the enchanted land that is the Talamanca region. Casa Mona is nestled within the tropical rainforest, and steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in town. The lively Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo is minutes away by car or local Tuk Tuk.

Casa Mona itself is located in the tranquil beach town of Punta Uva, walking distance to a popular surf destination and some of the finest restaurants. This empowering yoga retreat is surrounded by lush jungle, protected nature reserves, ocean, as well as a freshwater river and lagoon. Abundant amounts of wildlife share this exquisite location. The completely private and remote location makes the eco-retreat center a desirable location for guests to visit from all over the world.

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We’ll practice yoga and/or meditation daily, there'll be workshops led by Coach Mel and her team of co-facilitators, to help you rebuild and restore lost parts of yourself. We’ll journey to the waterfalls, and experience a chocolate tour. We’ll dance under the full moon at the beach on 10/9, and we’ll hold a manifestation ceremony on 10/10. And of course there’ll be plenty of time to rest, relax, explore and take adventures. The daily schedule is will be shared on day one, and maybe subject to change, in the meantime, please feel free to check out the daily themes:

Day 1 - Arrival
Day 2 - Heal
Day 3 - Activate
Day 4 - Awaken
Day 5 - Embody
Day 6 - Embrace
Day 7 - Enjoy
Day 8 - Integrate
This retreat is for you…

If you are ready to take your healing journey to the next level

If you are in need of some support on your spiritual path

If you are seeking empowerment

If you are ready to share your gifts with the world

If your soul has been calling you to Costa Rica

This retreat is NOT for you…

If you are super religious and not open to alternative healing methods

If you are not willing to laugh, cry, hug, high five or open up

If you do not enjoy yoga

If you enjoy making excuses, and still blame others for your unhappiness

If you do not know how to allow others to take up space and speak their truth

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1 Soul Contract Reading

1 Pre-trip Zoom call so you can meet your new tribe before you arrive

1 Post-trip Zoom call so you can connect with your tribe again

Pre & Post-trip WhatsApp group to stay in touch with your tribe

What’s Included

7 nights of accommodation

Ground transportation in Costa Rica

All meals once at the retreat center

Chocolate & waterfall tour

Yoga, meditation and spiritual guidance

A goodie bag

Workshops lead by women of color

What’s Not Included

Roundtrip airfare

Alcohol, beer, wine (can purchase or bring own)

Hotel night coming in/out

Laundry service (available for a fee)

Spa and wellness services (can be purchased)

Tips or trip insurance


Hi I’m Melinda (AKA Coach Mel). My spiritual journey began in 2009 when I was serving as an overseas Christian missionary. I loved being able to travel the world, learn from other cultures.

Then in 2016, a traumatic experience sent me into a spiral; and I woke up. I started to explore other restorative modalities, and was finally beginning to feel more authentic and more connected to my soul.

I enrolled in a healing arts school in AZ and studied spiritual life coaching, sound healing, yoga therapy, reiki and intuitive guidance and genuinely began to embrace my true nature as a divine catalyst.

One year after the pandemic began, another traumatic experience led me to make my Blaxit (Black exit) and I moved to Costa Rica in March 2021. I traveled around for a couple of months, and eventually found myself on the Caribbean Coast. An energy fell over me and whispered to me, “This is it”. The transformational powers of Costa Rica’s lush rainforests, stunning beaches, and refreshing waterfalls, provided me with the medicine I needed to heal.

A few months after arriving I hosted my first in-person retreat, and I realized, this is the work I was sent here to do. In this corner of the world Mother Nature meets Spirit for a beautiful combination of therapeutic vibes and divine activation.

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You must arrive at the Juan Santamaria International Airport  in San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) on October 8th by 1:00 pm and depart October 15th, after 2:00 pm. If you need an overnight stay coming in or going out, you must book it yourself (this is not included). We suggest the Country Inn Suites in San Jose, they have an airport shuttle. A shuttle will pick you up from the airport or Country Inn Suites (included in price) and bring you to the sanctuary center on the Caribbean Coast. If you are not arriving in time to be on the transport, we can help you arrange your own taxi to the hotel (at your own cost).

The workshop is limited to 12 participants.

Also there is a VIP package available for 3 days after the workshop. This intimate group will stay at a smaller house with Coach Mel for more one-on-one attention, healing, empowerment and coaching.

VIP package price $1100

Limited to 4 participants

Registration w/Cancellation Policy

A $500 deposit is required at time of registration. Balance due 30 days prior to departure. Deposits are 100% refundable until 60 days before departure, less than 60 days before departure, deposits are 50% nonrefundable, less than 30 days before departure, deposits are non refundable. If your trip is paid in full, any cancellation made between 90-60 days will result in a full refund, less than 60 days will result in a refund minus 50% of the deposit, less than 30 days will result in a total loss of funds, and an option to rebook for a future retreat will be given. We reserve the right to cancel the trip if it is not meeting the trip minimum attendee requirements (if we do so your deposit and any other payments made are refunded in full). If the trip is canceled due COVID restrictions implemented world wide, a full refund will be issued or an option given to reschedule at a later date. Trip cancellation insurance is always recommended whenever making travel plans. You can use our suggested Travel Guard Insurance online and choose from several policy options.

Dear Soul Sister,

My tribe and I have been waiting for you to choose You. Costa Rica is calling you. Your Soul is calling you. You are part of the whole, and you are special and you are needed. Let us give you the grace and space you need to discover yourself on a deeper spiritual level, release all that no longer serves you, and hold you up in love and light as you allow yourself to fully embrace your power as a beautiful divine soft sacred woman. You need this and the world needs you. So be brave, be courageous and do the work that needs to be done so you can heal and live a full, free and fabulous life. We’re waiting for you, and we can’t wait to empower and welcome you into our tribe.

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