Upcoming Retreats

With Fall in the air, and WINTER soon on its way, your attention is called to THREE NEW RETREATS in Costa Rica, in February and March of 2019.
A LOCAL AND GASTRONOMICAL TOUR WITH MYSTIC KEN POLLINGER
in the Southern Pacific Region of Costa Rica
  • February 22 – 28, 2019
TWO CONSCIOUSNESS RAISING RETREATS:
Healing and Dreamwork at Tierra Sagrada in Costa Rica
  • March 1-9, 2019 with Daniel Gamble/Ken Pollinger
  • March 22-30, 2019 with Sharon Kimberly Cravens/Ken Pollinger

See below for details about schedules. lodging, food, tuition, transfers, costs, etc.

A LOCAL AND GASTRONOMICAL TOUR WITH MYSTIC KEN POLLINGER in the Southern Pacific Region of COSTA RICA
Dates: February 22 – 28, 2019 (Dining out every night)

Friday: Arrive in San Jose
• Shuttle to Dominical
• DINNER: Tortilla Flats Restaurant in Dominical
• Lift to Tierra Sagrada Retreat Center

Saturday: 6:30 Wake up/sleep in (if tired)
• 7-7:30 OPTIONAL Morning Meditation on Ranchito
• 8-9 Breakfast
• Two to three hour personal Tour of the Property with orientation session, and maps
• Read/Rest/Becoming acquainted
• Noon-1:00 Lunch
• 1-3 Rest/Sun/Walk/Sea water plunge Pool
• DINNER: 4ish: La Parcela Restaurant, situated on an islet between two sides of the Pacific: absolutely beautiful
• Back to Tierra Sagrada

Sunday: 6:30 Wake up
• 7-7:30 Morning Meditation
• 8:00 Full Day at Dominical Beach – Beach chairs/umbrella/swim/walk
• BRUNCH: Cafe Ensueno, with incredible frozen SMOOTHIES
• DINNER:  Exotica Restaurant near Ojochal

Monday: 6:30 Wake up
• 7-7:30 Morning Meditation
• 8 a.m.  Trip to Nauyaca Waterfalls (Horseback riding over mountain, BRUNCH, Swimming hole, Waterfalls)
• 2 p.m.-ish  1/2 day at Dominical Beach
• DINNER: Pescado Loco and/or Mongo Congo Restaurants
• Back to Tierra Sagrada

Tuesday: 6:30 Wake up
• 7-7:30  Morning Meditation
• 8-9 Breakfast
• 9:00 Local Explorations: Forest, Farms, Cattle, Hiking to Guabo River, Picnic lunch, or other options
• 4:30 ish: To Dominical to experience SUNSET, possible swim
• DINNER:  Porque No? Restaurant
• Back to Tierra Sagrada

Wednesday:  6:30 Wake up
• 7-7:30  Morning Meditation
• 8:00 Visit near-by village of Uvita for BRUNCH
• Las Ventanas Beach, with great swimming
• DINNER:  Azul Restaurant in Ojochal, with pre-dinner infinity pool swim
• Tierra Sagrada for packing up

Thursday:  6:00 Wake up
• 6:30 To Dominical
• 7 a.m. Depart with MonkeyRide Shuttle to San Jose for airport and your flight.

IF FOR SOME REASON, one comes earlier or later than Shuttle availability, one can stay at Margarita’s BnB Guest House in San Jose (10 minutes away from airport, at $35/nite, with inexpensive lunch and dinner available, and she speaks English very well; details when needed).

MINIMUM REQUIRED: 6 (full refund if not met)

Costs:

a) Lodging Options
Two Guest Houses: $40/nite with 3 beds in each
Main House: $50/nite with 5 beds
Tent Structures: $30/individual/$40/couple/nite, 5-6 tents

b) Food:
Breakfast: $7
Lunch: $12
Dinner: Dining out every night at GREAT restaurants (separate checks, of course)

c) Tuition:
$350/person

d) Shuttle transfer:
Round Trip: $110

Make Your Payment to:
PayPal – zenpollinger@gmail.com

Deposit:
• Dec 1, 2018  $250
• 2nd Payment:  Jan 1, 2019  $350
• Balance: Feb 1, 2019 (to be determined once  lodging preference is confirmed)

TOUR GUIDE:

Ken Pollinger, Ph.D.
Ex-Jesuit of 15 years, Kripalu Yoga Trained, University Sociology Professor,  studied and taught in Peru and Mexico, speaks Spanish fluently, Gestalt Psychotherapist, Zen Meditator, Founder of Nyack New Age Center, Point of Infinity Retreat Center in the Catskills, and Tierra Sagrada de Costa Rica Retreat Center, serious student of Pre-History and geopolitics, budding mystic of universal spiritual paths, gourmand not only of food, but all things new age/metaphysical/mystical.

Recommended Reading: History of Mysticism, by S. Abhayananda
(42 Mystics of the Ancient Past; of the Greco-Roman Era; of the Early Middle Ages; of the Late Middle Ages; and, of the Modern Era). Please bring book for reading and discussion.

TWO CONSCIOUSNESS RAISING RETREATS:
Healing and Dreamwork at Tierra Sagrada in Costa Rica
  • March 1-9, 2019 with Daniel Gamble/Ken Pollinger
  • March 22-30, 2019 with Sharon Kimberly Cravens/Ken Pollinger

Friday, March 1 & 22:

• Arrive in Costa Rica
• San Jose Airport
• MonkeyRide Shuttle transfer to Tierra Sagrada
• Dinner in Dominical

Sat Mar 2 & 23:

• 7:00 Greet the SUN
• 7:30 Breakfast
• 8:30-11 Center tour
• 12: Lunch
• 1-4 Free time (rest, read, walk, meet others, sunbathe, relax in pool)
• 4 Retreat Introduction/Overview
• 5:30 Dinner
• 7 Free time
• 9 Quiet Time

Sun-Fri: Mar 3-8 or 24-29

• 6:00 experience Sunrise
• 6:30 Morning Meditation
• 7:30 Breakfast
• 8:30-9:30 Dreamwork/other options
• 10-11:30 Two individual Healing
• sessions, with Daniel or Sharon/Awareness Circles/other options
• 12 Lunch
• 1-3:00 Free Time
• 3-5 Deep Relaxation Period/

Other options
• Two individual Healing sessions, with Daniel or Sharon
• 6:00 Dinner (Some in; some out)
• 7:30 Gentle MindfulnessYoga/Stretching/other options
• 10 Quiet Time

However:
• Some 1/2 day (a.m. or p.m.) excursions

• Horseback Riding to Waterfalls;
• Hiking to the River;
• Viewing local farm

Last day, Friday Mar 8 or 29: 3 p.m.

• Goto a magnificent hotel with infinity pool and GREAT departure celebration Dinner.

Sat Mar 9 or 30:

• Departure: 6 a.m. for Shuttle and Airport

Costs:

a) Lodging Options:
• Two Guest Houses: $40/nite with 3 beds in each
• Main House: $50/nite with 5 beds
• Tent Structures: $30/individual/$40/couple/nite, 5-6 tents

b) Food:
• Breakfast: $7
• Lunch: $12
• Dinner: $15

c) Tuition:
$350/person

d) Shuttle transfer:
Round Trip: $110

Make Your Payment to:
PayPal – zenpollinger@gmail.com

Deposit:
• $250 by DEC 15, 2018
• $350 by JAN 15, 2019
• Balance: FEB 15, 2019 (Once lodging preference is confirmed and DATE of RETREAT chosen)

MINIMUM REQUIRED:
8 participants
(Full refund if not met, minus $50 Organization Fee)

For more info/questions:
email Ken Pollinger: zenpollinger@gmail.com

About Ken Pollinger
Ex-Jesuit of 15 years, Kripalu Yoga Trained, University Sociology Professor, Ph.D., studied and taught in Peru and Mexico, speaks Spanish fluently, Gestalt Psychotherapist, Zen Meditator, Founder of Nyack New Age Center, Point of Infinity Retreat Center in the Catskills, and Tierra Sagrada de Costa Rica Retreat Center, serious student of Pre-History and geopolitics, budding mystic of universal spiritual paths, gourmand
not only of food , but all things new age/metaphysical/mystical.

About Daniel
Obtained a BA is Psychology with a minor in Human Kinetics from Trinity Western University. He trained in bodywork from Blue Sky School of Massage Therapy, and employs primarily trigger point therapy and myofascial release techniques. By blending reflexology, Swedish techniques and craniosacral, massage sessions take on a unique HEALING flow. Some chronic and acute conditions can remarkably be healed in a session or two. More significantly, the therapeutic effect of massage can provide a powerful connection to the sacred story of the individual. For the seeker, healing can restore the lifetime purpose of connection with the Divine.

About Sharon
a LMT, HHP, yoga guide, sound healing therapist and intuitive with over 17 years experience in the healing arts field. Heavy background in international resort and spa and management. Now specializing in CranioSacral therapy and the Perrin Technique in a wellness practice in Bethel, Connecticut. Passionate about the expansion of ease on the planet and assisting others in that expansion. See more at:
www.sharonkcravens.com

Come join us for a life changing experience in paradise!

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