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Plant based meals at Bodhi Surf + Yoga
, / 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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/ 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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/ Aug 9, 2023

The Best Morning Yoga Routine for Beginners: 10 Yoga Poses to Jumpstart Your Day

Yoga is a comprehensive physical and spiritual practice that combines body postures, deep breathing, and meditation to promote well-being. When practiced in the morning, yoga has the power to awaken the body,…

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Community volunteer work
/ Jul 20, 2023

Sustainable Travel Expert Advice

In this article, Bodhi Surf + Yoga offers some expert advice on sustainable travel based on our run as an environmentally and socially-conscious surf and yoga lodge in southern Costa Rica. The…

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Reading waves in surfing
/ Jul 6, 2023

Surfing Basics: How to Catch a Wave

Catching waves is one of the most important skills in surfing and should not be overlooked. It is common for beginner surfers to only focus on their physical skills like the popup,…

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Surfboard types
/ Jun 22, 2023

Surfboard Shape Explanation: What Are the Different Types of Surfboards?

For the first time, I have been playing around with different types of surfboard shapes. As a Southern California native, I used to grab whatever white squash tail thruster board everyone else…

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Bodysurfing in Costa Rica
, , / Jun 15, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Preparing for Bodhi Slide: 7 Day Bodysurfing + Yoga Retreat

If you’re reading this, it’s because you are going to be vacationing with us here in Bahia Ballena, Osa, Costa Rica. We are so excited, and we hope that you are as…

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Costa Rican typical breakfast
/ Jun 8, 2023

Must Try Food in Costa Rica – Costa Rican Cuisine

Along with sharing our passions for surf and yoga, one of our favorite parts of Bodhi Surf + Yoga is being able to share our passion for Costa Rican food! We are…

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Quotes about Surfing
/ May 25, 2023

20 Surf Quotes That Speak to the Soul

While there are many compilations of surf quotes, they are usually the exact, run-of-the-mill quotes that pop up repeatedly. Yet, as both lovers of the sport of surfing and avid readers, we…

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Flying over the Whale Tail in Uvita, Costa Rica
/ May 11, 2023

Flying to Costa Rica

Need a little help booking that bucket list trip and flying to Costa Rica? Look no further! We consider ourselves seasoned professionals in welcoming visitors from all over the world here to…

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Reading at Bodhi Surf + Yoga
, / Mar 16, 2023

16 Best Surf Books of All Time

Riding a wave, aka surfing, is nearly ineffable, indescribable. Despite that, the authors featured in our list of the 16 best surf books of all time did a pretty damn good job…

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Bodysurfing with SLYDE handplanes
, , / Feb 23, 2023

Why Choose Bodhi Slide 7 Day Adult Bodysurf + Yoga Camp

Why do we think that you should dedicate a whole week of your precious time off with us learning to bodysurf in beautiful Bahia Ballena, Osa, Costa Rica? (And for those of…

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Family surf camp in Uvita, Costa Rica
/ Feb 9, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Surfing for Kids

Through our many years of running our Bodhi Surf + Yoga Family Surf Camps, we know a thing or two when it comes to surfing for kids. Within the last 13 years,…

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