Whail Tail, Costa Rica

Hello friends! It’s December of 2020. On one hand, this year has flown by. On another, it has seemed like the longest year ever. Yet onwards we go, collectively navigating the sweeping changes that this global pandemic has precipitated. At Bodhi Surf + Yoga, we celebrated our 10-year anniversary this year. Granted, it didn’t go…

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Meditation on the beach

Awaken Your Ashtanga: 7 Night Yoga Philosophy and Asana Retreat April 10-17 | June 5-12 | September 4-11 Hosted by Bodhi Surf + Yoga The Awaken Your Ashtanga retreat is hosted by Bodhi Surf + Yoga team members who are passionate about going deeper into the history, philosophy, and physical portion of the yoga practice.…

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Natural Beauty in Costa Rica

If you are looking to visit Costa Rica during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, you may have some questions about the new protocols and procedures. Note that this is a quickly changing situation, and we do our best to update this blog frequently and as new, important developments occur. We also have an excellent blog which…

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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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