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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…

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/ Jun 28, 2024

Best and Worst Times to Visit Costa Rica Explained

When are the best and worst times to visit Costa Rica? This question depends entirely on what you’re looking to do, where you want to go, and ultimately what you want to…

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/ Jun 27, 2024

How to Teach Yourself How to Surf

Learning to surf is more than standing on a board in the ocean. At its core, surfing is a physical, spiritual, and communal practice that connects us to the natural environment. Anyone…

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/ Jun 7, 2024

Is Costa Rica safe?

The short answer is yes—Costa Rica is so safe that in 2023, a record-breaking number of tourists entered the country. The country welcomed over 2.5 million visitors last year, and this year,…

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/ May 30, 2024

Costa Rica Customs and Etiquette

If you’re reading this blog about Costa Rica customs and etiquette, you’re doing your job as a responsible traveler – right from the get-go. We salute you! It’s extremely important to have…

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/ May 17, 2024

The Best Yoga Poses for Flexibility

Yoga is the perfect activity for improving flexibility because it is an exercise that follows a series of poses intended to stretch and lengthen muscles and improve overall mobility.  With regular practice,…

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/ Apr 25, 2024

Things To Do in The Marino Ballena National Park

Our community of Bahia here in Costa Ballena is home to the pristine Marino Ballena National Park.  This national park draws many people to our area, along with the cleanliness, safety, and…

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/ Mar 28, 2024

Everything You Need to Know About Costa Rica in the Rainy Season

Costa Rica is one of the most naturally beautiful countries on the planet, and a huge part of that is due to the rain. The country’s topography would be completely different without…

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/ Mar 28, 2024

The Ultimate Guide to the Uvita Waterfall

Did you even visit Costa Rica if you didn’t take a refreshing cold plunge at a waterfall? Here at Bodhi Surf + Yoga, we are lucky enough to have the pristine Uvita…

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/ Mar 20, 2024

Namaste: Bowing to others

Understanding the Meaning of Namaste in Yoga Saying Namaste at the end of a yoga practice is a respectful way to say “thank you” by acknowledging the teacher and the other people…

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/ Mar 18, 2024

Raga: The Art of Letting Go

At Bodhi Surf + Yoga, we’ve done a deep dive into the eight limbs of yoga from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. These include virtuous acts and moral behaviors, Asana, Pranayama, and…

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/ Mar 1, 2024

Samadhi — Contemplation

Samadhi is the eighth and final limb in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. It is considered the highest state of consciousness and is described as becoming one with the object of meditation. …

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/ Feb 29, 2024

Dhyana — Meditation

The Eight Limbs of Yoga Dhyana is part of the final four limbs of Ashtanga Yoga—an eightfold path that ultimately ends in Enlightenment. Meditation is the final limb before enlightenment, making it…

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