Maya Paz of Bodhi Surf + Yoga

One of our youngest team members here at Bodhi Surf + Yoga, Maya Paz (the eldest daughter of co-founders Pilar and Travis) made a vegetarian cookbook for kids as a homeschooling project. Here at Bodhi Surf + Yoga, all of us — young and old — are food lovers. Assisted by Sheridan, our in-house Canva…

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Social and Environmental Justice at Bodhi Surf + Yoga

Dear stakeholders, The recent killing of George Floyd (among many others), as well as the ardent global response, have underscored the existence of an enduring and insidious problem — that modern society is fraught with systemic racism. As a travel company that focuses on teaching surfing and yoga in Costa Rica, many aspects of our…

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Yoga with Pilar Salazar

In honor of ten years of Bodhi Surf + Yoga, I sat down with co-founder and yoga teacher extraordinaire, Pilar Salazar, to find out more about the person beyond the yoga mat. Of course, yoga is a big part of her life and has certainly a theme that has run through it. Yet beyond just…

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White Ibis bird

In Buddhism, the wheel of Samsara is the repeated cycle of suffering through birth, death, and rebirth. The eight limbs of yoga as described by the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali (of which Asana, the yoga postures, and Pranayama, the breath work of yoga, are a part), are thought of as the teachings towards enlightenment —…

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Travis Bays, co-founder of Bodhi Surf + Yoga

Both a visionary and a connector, Travis James Bays has been greatly influential in developing Bodhi Surf + Yoga into what it is today: the world’s first B Corp certified and 1% for the Planet member surf and yoga camp. Travis was ostensibly born to be a leader, that much is clear from anyone who…

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