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, / May 19, 2022

The Best Places to Eat in Uvita, Costa Rica

More often than not when our guests book with us here at Bodhi Surf + Yoga, they email us asking about our home, Bahia Ballena – Uvita. What’s the most common thing we get asked about? Food! It’s only right that, as food-lovers ourselves, we create a comprehensive guide for where to eat here in Uvita,…

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/ Nov 23, 2023

Best Books on Costa Rica

One of the absolute best ways to get excited about an upcoming trip is to research the place. This could be by reading blogs online (like you’re doing now!), listening to the…

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/ Nov 16, 2023

2022 Sustainability Initiatives

One thing that we take extremely seriously here at Bodhi Surf + Yoga is our commitment to our community and the world. We’re built on an ethos of social and environmental responsibility…

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/ Nov 9, 2023

Niyamas: What are They and How to Practice Them

Niyamas (Internal Observances)  The eight-limbs of yoga come from “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.” The sutras is a philosophical text that instructs readers on living a meaningful life. This yogic vision is…

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/ Nov 2, 2023

Yamas: What are They and How to Practice Them

The Yamas — moral principles  The Yamas are the first limb in the eight-fold path of yoga, a holistic view of what it means to be a true “yogi.” Simply performing some…

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/ Oct 26, 2023

Introduction to the 8 Limbs of Yoga: What are Each of Them?

The 8 limbs of yoga come from “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.” The sutras is a philosophical text that instructs readers on living a meaningful life. This yogic vision is called “Ashtanga,”…

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/ Oct 12, 2023

Yoga for Mobility: 5 Yoga Poses for Surfers & Other Athletes

As a former college athlete, lifeguard, and surf coach, I’m all too familiar with the many limitations of having tight muscles and limited mobility. A physically active lifestyle stresses the body and…

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/ Oct 5, 2023

Sun Salutation for Beginners: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you are wondering where to begin with your yoga practice, the best place to start is with Sun Salutations. Also known as Surya Namaskar, sun salutations are a sequence of yoga…

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/ Sep 28, 2023

Watch These 5 Documentaries Before Visiting Costa Rica

If you’re anything like us, after booking your dream trip, you’re doing nonstop research to get yourself excited for your trip! Some of the best ways of doing this are looking at…

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/ Sep 21, 2023

The Complete Costa Rica Packing List

If you’re searching the web trying to figure out your Costa Rica packing list, you must be in the process of booking a trip here. We’re stoked for you – we love…

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/ Sep 14, 2023

The 10 Best Yoga Poses to Improve Balance 

Yoga is one of the few types of exercise that actually helps improve balance. It combines physical postures and mental focus to maintain an even weight distribution, keeping ourselves upright and steady….

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/ Aug 24, 2023

The 6 Best Longboard Surfboards for Beginners

It is a common misconception that longboard surfboards are not as cool as shortboards. This false notion leads many beginner surfers to start on surfboards that are too small for their skill…

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/ Aug 17, 2023

The Best Yoga Routine for Spinal Flexibility & Strength

The spine is the backbone of our body, both literally and figuratively. It supports our posture, protects the nervous system, and enables daily movements. A flexible spine allows you to move more…

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