Marino Ballena National Park, Costa Rica

As of August 2018, Bodhi Surf + Yoga has been a proud member of the global network of 1% for the Planet. Because the work we do is grounded in environmental stewardship it was an easy decision and a great way to amplify our impact. More than 2,000 businesses and individuals around the world are…

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Girlfriends' Surf Trip in Costa Rica

Lots of wine. Embarrassing stories about each other. Some dancing and plenty of good food. These are some of the necessary components of a great girls trip. Being surrounded by your closest girlfriends in a new place and making new memories is truly a special treat. For your next girlfriend’s getaway, branch out from the…

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Women who surf in Costa Rica

With warm water, beautiful jungle backdrops, surf on both coasts, and waves suitable for all experience levels. Costa Rica is truly a surfer’s paradise. Unlike Hawaii, where most of the waves break over dangerous coral reef and are frequented by advanced surfers only, Costa Rica has plenty of safe waves for beginner surfers. And if…

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Warm weather beginner yoga retreat

If you were to start looking into a beginner yoga retreat (by typing the very combination of terms into your online search platform), you would likely meet a barrage of articles claiming to be a consolidation of the best beginner yoga retreats from around the world. To research this article (and to see what others…

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Bodhi Surf + Yoga community

A few generations ago, when someone wanted to do good in the world and create change, they had two clear options: a life of politics or charity. Going into business was synonymous with greed, power, and profit. The economist Milton Friedman famously wrote in 1962 that “there is one and only one social responsibility of…

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Fresh fruit in Costa Rica

From patacones to chiliguaro shots, eating (and drinking!) local Costa Rican Food makes your experience that much more memorable. In our globalized world, nearly every cuisine and food product is available to us at any season and anywhere we want it. At Bodhi Surf + Yoga, we choose to slow it down and eat the…

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Surfer girl learning to bodysurf

“To me [bodysurfing is] the best interaction between man and nature that exists.” – Mike Stewart. Bodysurfing is an elusive activity about which not a whole lot of information is widely known or disseminated to the masses. Most ocean people — surfers, coastal-dwellers, fishermen and women — know how to or at least understand the…

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