• Double Shared – $845.00
  • Single Room – $1,045.00
  • Double Private – $1,480.00

Location: El Sabanero Eco Lodge

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Ayahuasca – Bufo Alvarius – Sound Healing – Yoga – Meditation

With Tattiana and Jose, Hector Moreno, Vivi Albertazzi, Juan David Alvarius and Leah Spitz

June 10 - 15, 2020

“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear!”

Meet the Shamans, meet the teachers, choose your healing ceremony. Our mission is to help you find your choice of healing and bring you one step further in your spiritual journey.

Our retreat offers integration support and a peaceful and completely safe environment.

What’s Included in This Package:

  • Airport Transfer from and to Liberia (LIR)
  • 5 days/ four nights in a single or shared double room.
  • 3 delicious vegetarian meals daily
  • Yoga classes daily with 3 different in house instructors to fit your level
  • Meditation
  • daily Beach Shuttle

Choose your options when you register or decide when you are here:

  • Ayahuasca ceremony USD 100.00
    Sound Healing with Vanessa USD 50.00
    Bufo Alvarius USD 100.00
    Massage by Anna USD 45.00
    Thai Massage with Vivi USD 65.00
    SUP Yoga with Vivi USD 75.00
  • Electricity and outlets

    Electrical outlets are the same as in the USA or Canada.

  • How to get there (flights, airport transfers, buses, trains)

    It is best to fly into Liberia airport from where we will pick you up at no extra cost.

  • Visa stuff

    No visa required but passport has to be valid for a minimum of 6 months.

  • What to bring

    • Passport: Valid minimum 6 months no visa required for US residents.
    • Light Clothing for warm/hot weather.
    • Bathing suits
    • Sunscreen
    • Bug repellent
    • Hair dryer 120 volts
    • Sandals for beach or pool and walking shoes for hikes.


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Tattiana and Jose
The facilitators, Tatiana Cabezas Espinoza and José Manuel Vargas, originally from Costa Rica, have been working with Ayahuasca (Yage) medicine for more than 8 years, They began their learning by the hand of a Peruvian shamana, Kuyay, then continued their journey in Colombia along with taitas like Jairo Zuluaga and Julio Chicunque. In addition to the Ayahuasca, they use rape, Amazon tobacco, herbs and incenses in their ceremonies to clean, open the spaces and energy of the environment and the participants. Each ceremony with sacred medicine is a deep encounter with ourselves, our being and our ancestors, a call to…
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Hector Moreno
Hector J. Moreno is originally from Caracas, Venezuela. After moving to Costa Rica, he joined the El Sabanero family in 2016. Hector teaches all morning classes at 7.30am and on Thursdays he does a silent morning walk through the jungle. His intuitive teaching styles are acording the needs of the group and they vary fromMovement Restorative, Vinyasa flow, Slow flow Vinyasa, Movement, Restorative, Terapeutic, Asthanga, Dharma, Hata and Tantra.
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Vivi Albertazzi
 Vivi Alberazzi, Originally from San José, Costa Rica moved to Guanacaste in 2016 looking forward to empower other women and men through her unique Surya yoga style (Yoga & meditation from the sun). Vivi is a life student and a passionate surfer. Certified Internationally by Yoga Alliance 200Hr TT, also she’s certified to teach SUP Yoga (Stand Up Paddle board yoga) and Thai Massage. She teaches around Guanacaste province and also she has taught abroad in 2017 she was selected by an Eco self-sustainable project in Indonesia (Sumba Hospitality Foundation) to teach yoga to their students and staff. Vivi teaches…
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Juan David Alvarius
review Juan David: 1. What was your experience with Juan David? I have done Bufo Alvarius with 3 different healers and Juan David was by far the most knowledgeable and spiritual. He was so supportive in all aspects of the ceremony. His presence was very calming and to watch him interact with each person during their individual experiences was truly inspiring. He was so connected to each individual experience and his energy and love seemed limitless. He is a very gifted healer and most importantly he instills confidence in the participants and makes everyone feel welcome, safe and secure. 2.…
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Leah Spitz
Dr. Leah Spitz has been practicing Chinese Medicine for over 8 years while managing a private practice in Marion, North Carolina. She graduated from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where she trained under practitioners from China learning Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM. While developing her practice, she learned that any dis-ease can be treated by finding the root cause or source of the problem. She specializes in helping patients to reach higher levels of consciousness through meditation, acupuncture and plant based medicines. At her practice she often treats gastrointestinal diseases, autoimmune diseases, pain, and emotional…
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