DiVina Vida

Healing Teas, Cacao, Retreats, Tours and Tastings plus Cacao Ceremony! A SANCTUARY IN NATURE FOR HEALING AND RESTORATION

Dec
29
to Dec 29

A Sanctuary in Nature at Finca Divina Vida

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Time away allows for a change of habits, a shift in energy, a new perspective and a whole new way of being.  This retreat is specifically not about what you will be doing but rather what you will NOT be doing.  It is about pushing through boredom to find peace; pushing through blockages to find creativity and pushing through beliefs about yourself to find the real you.

Please join us: Read more here

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Jan
1
to Dec 31

Design Your Own Retreat Anytime in 2018

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Design your healing retreat to be all that you would want it to be.  We'll start by helping you to choose the meal plan that fits your goals.   Our Chef will coach you to create the healthiest possible choices for your stay with us.  We will help you to design a wellness protocol that will support your goals which could be a cleansing fast or a raw vegan or vegetarian menu or a combination depending on the length of your stay.  Much of the food comes from our organic farm where you will be staying.  Dream your healthiest dream and we will help you get there. Time in nature and time in sacred space will help you to transform your life and realize your goals.  We are happy to design a three, five, seven or 10 day, or longer, retreat for you.

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Our Basic Ala Carte Menu includes:

Private room          $200.00 per day

with 3 gourmet meals

Ala Carte Add-Ons:

Energy Session      $ 75.00 per session

Massage                 $ 75.00 per session

Sound Session       $ 75.00 per session

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Additional Options

Yoga                             $ 10.00 per session

Art Therapy                  $ 25.00 per session

Cacao and Herb Tour   $ 25.00 per person

Please see Retreat Pricing for further information or contact Lisa at lisa@divinavida.co

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Mar
8
to Mar 18

Costa Rica Ten Day Retreat Change Your Vibration - Reset Your Life Retreat

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Rumi also said "life is a balance of hanging on and letting go"...

So, how do we balance the holding and the letting go?  It is certainly a process that we would love to discover with you through in our ten day, transformative retreat in the heart of the jungle of Costa Rica.   We find the elements necessary for transformation are

 Nature, Nutrition, Movement, Education, Healing Sessions, Meditation and Ceremony

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Nature

Set high above the ocean floor in the beautiful Costa Rican Rainforest, Divina Vida Healing Center offers tranquility far away from the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist destinations.  That said, we are actually only about 20 minutes away from the pristine beaches of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica between Jaco and Quepos, two of the country’s famous surfing and fishing tourist destinations respectively.

 

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Nutrition

Every day is filled with the rich abundance of fruits and vegetables from the farm and from neighboring organic farms.  37 different varieties of organic fruit grow year round here so, depending on the time of the year you find yourself here, you will always enjoy the very best.  We offer an abundant and creative vegan menu.  Fresh eggs, milk and butter are available in support of a vegetarian menu if you so desire. Part of changing your vibration is to let go of your dependency on packaged food and to embrace an organic, whole food lifestyle.  Whether you continue this practice when you return home or not, you will reset your vibration by giving yourself any amount of time on a whole plant based diet.

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Movement

 This is designed to meet the level of activity you are capable of. We encourage you to join us each morning for yoga and meditation, followed by a smoothie and then a gentle 45 minute walk on flat ground.   Adjustments to that could include water aerobics, dance and/or simple stretching.  While we do believe some movement each day is essential, we will absolutely match your comfort level with a gentle push to do a bit more.

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Education

  One of the fundamental ways to reset your life is to honestly evaluate where you are.  Without judgment or inner critic control, we will look deeply at those belief systems that are on automatic pilot and which continue to drive us to the same choices, the same conversations and the same limited and sometimes debilitating day after day processes that keep us from being all that we can be.  Many well developed tools for shifting these belief systems will be utilized for the maximum reset available in a 10 day program.  These include family systems constellation work, radical forgiveness work, chakra clearing, and one on one sessions with our highly skilled practitioners  to release the charge of stuck emotions and belief systems.  These belief systems and hidden emotions lie at the cellular level in your physical body and are often responsible for the choices we make that can keep our vibration low and our bodies feeling weak.

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Healing sessions

Your healing sessions will include a number of different techniques including BodyTalk, Sound Healing with Tibetan Singing bowls  and deep tissue massage.  Your retreat host Lisa is a practicing Energy Medicine Intuitive utilizing the whole system approach to wellbeing known as BodyTalk.  Lisa also utilizes training in Food and Spirit Nutrition, Family Systems Constellation Facilitation, Soul Collage Facilitation, Radical Forgiveness Facilitation and Equine Healing Therapy.    Jennifer Cribbs is a Certified Vibrational Healer practicing the ancient art of vibrational healing using the Tibetan Singing Bowls infused with healing intentions. She received her training in Kathmandu, Nepal at the Kathmandu Center of Healing. Her teacher was Shree Krishna Shahi, a 3rd generation Tibetan Singing Bowl Teacher and Sound Healer.  Jenny is also a certified yoga instructor and will lead each day with a gentle restorative yoga session.  Kuja Valari is trained in many different massage therapy modalities which she has beautifully synthesized into her own form of massage and healing.  Truly gifted and intuitive in her ability to read and heal the body.  Our vegan/vegetarian chef's life passion is to serve food that heals and transforms the body.   She has spent years mastering her craft and we are truly blessed to have her on staff for our retreats.  The organic fresh food is of the highest vibration available.  You will not be disappointed or hungry.

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Meditation

  This is a vital and integral part of the reset of your life.  Learning, through breath, to quiet the mind and slow down the current rhythms that run you is a very important step.  We will show you how to integrate the necessary changes you are going through so that the mind and body can be in resonance.  We will start and end each day with a meditation and you will be encouraged to keep a daily journal to process the emotions that surface during your time here.

 

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Ceremony

We choose to embrace the ancient tradition of honor and gratitude through ceremony.  Our final activity of this retreat will be in cacao ceremony, honoring the new moon, honoring the plant spirit world, honoring and giving thanks for our time together and for the transformation and deep bonds that have been developed through our work together.  Please bring something with you that you would like infused with this blessing that you can take home with you as a token of the beauty of this experience.

Please see Retreat Pricing and Payment for more information or, contact Lisa at lisa@divinavida.co

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Feb
5
to Feb 10

Chocolate Making

Professional Chocolate Making Course

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Are You Ready to Take Your Bean to Bar or Bean to BonBon business to the next level?  Perhaps you have always wanted to start a chocolate making business or you simply would like to make incredible edible chocolates for your friends and family.  Either way, this Professional Chocolate Training is for you.

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Learn tree to bar methods of fermentation, drying, roasting, cracking, winnowing, refining and tempering chocolate.  Then, learn how to infuse truffles with edible flowers, ginger, nuts and more.  Learn the fine art of dipping and decorating chocolates including how to make and use your own transfer sheets for artistic edibles that are uniquely your own.  We will make lattice and chocolate nests AND participate in a real cacao ceremony with sound healing Tibetan bowls.

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If you know nothing about chocolate, this week long professional training will teach you everything you need to know to begin your journey as a chocolate maker.  If you are already a chocolate producer, this training will take you to the next level. 

Please join us February 5th to 10th, 2018.  Your tuition includes the class, all supplies, lodging at Finca Divina Vida and 3 organic meals per day.    Click here and scroll down to register.  We have room for six (6) more participants with pricing ranging from$ 450.00 to $1200.00 for the week

About our Instructor:

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Gabrielle France, owner of Petit Patrie Chocolate in Nova Scotia has trained with Ecole Chocolate and Monteal’s Chocolate Academy.  She has trained with some of the best Chefs in the industry including Master Chololatier Mark Tilling, Nancy Samson and Ludovic Fresse.  More recently, Gabrielle attended the International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting and received her Level 2 Certification in Chocolate Tasting.  This is similar to a Sommelier training with wine wherein she is able to identify cacao by it’s region and soil type.  She has also studied the fine art of roasting cacao at Chocolate Alchemy in Oregon.

 

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Jan
8
to Jan 18

Costa Rica Ten Day Retreat Change Your Vibration - Reset Your Life Retreat

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Rumi said "life is a balance of hanging on and letting go"...

So, how do we balance the holding and the letting go?  It is certainly a process that we would love to discover with you through in our ten day, transformative retreat in the heart of the jungle of Costa Rica.   We find the elements necessary for transformation are

 Nature, Nutrition, Movement, Education, Healing Sessions, Meditation and Ceremony

cloudforest.jpg

Nature

Set high above the ocean floor in the beautiful Costa Rican Rainforest, Divina Vida Healing Center offers tranquility far away from the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist destinations.  That said, we are actually only about 20 minutes away from the pristine beaches of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica between Jaco and Quepos, two of the country’s famous surfing and fishing tourist destinations respectively.

 

healthy food dish.jpg

Nutrition

Every day is filled with the rich abundance of fruits and vegetables from the farm and from neighboring organic farms.  37 different varieties of organic fruit grow year round here so, depending on the time of the year you find yourself here, you will always enjoy the very best.  We offer an abundant and creative vegan menu.  Fresh eggs, milk and butter are available in support of a vegetarian menu if you so desire. Part of changing your vibration is to let go of your dependency on packaged food and to embrace an organic, whole food lifestyle.  Whether you continue this practice when you return home or not, you will reset your vibration by giving yourself any amount of time on a whole plant based diet.

yoga poses.jpg

Movement

 This is designed to meet the level of activity you are capable of. We encourage you to join us each morning for yoga and meditation, followed by a smoothie and then a gentle 45 minute walk on flat ground.   Adjustments to that could include water aerobics, dance and/or simple stretching.  While we do believe some movement each day is essential, we will absolutely match your comfort level with a gentle push to do a bit more.

transformation.jpg

Education

  One of the fundamental ways to reset your life is to honestly evaluate where you are.  Without judgment or inner critic control, we will look deeply at those belief systems that are on automatic pilot and which continue to drive us to the same choices, the same conversations and the same limited and sometimes debilitating day after day processes that keep us from being all that we can be.  Many well developed tools for shifting these belief systems will be utilized for the maximum reset available in a 10 day program.  These include family systems constellation work, radical forgiveness work, chakra clearing, and one on one sessions with our highly skilled practitioners  to release the charge of stuck emotions and belief systems.  These belief systems and hidden emotions lie at the cellular level in your physical body and are often responsible for the choices we make that can keep our vibration low and our bodies feeling weak.

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Healing sessions

Your healing sessions will include a number of different techniques including BodyTalk, Sound Healing with Tibetan Singing bowls  and deep tissue massage.  Your retreat host Lisa is a practicing Energy Medicine Intuitive utilizing the whole system approach to wellbeing known as BodyTalk.  Lisa also utilizes training in Food and Spirit Nutrition, Family Systems Constellation Facilitation, Soul Collage Facilitation, Radical Forgiveness Facilitation and Equine Healing Therapy.    Jennifer Cribbs is a Certified Vibrational Healer practicing the ancient art of vibrational healing using the Tibetan Singing Bowls infused with healing intentions. She received her training in Kathmandu, Nepal at the Kathmandu Center of Healing. Her teacher was Shree Krishna Shahi, a 3rd generation Tibetan Singing Bowl Teacher and Sound Healer.  Jenny is also a certified yoga instructor and will lead each day with a gentle restorative yoga session.  Kuja Valari is trained in many different massage therapy modalities which she has beautifully synthesized into her own form of massage and healing.  Truly gifted and intuitive in her ability to read and heal the body.  Our vegan/vegetarian chef's life passion is to serve food that heals and transforms the body.   She has spent years mastering her craft and we are truly blessed to have her on staff for our retreats.  The organic fresh food is of the highest vibration available.  You will not be disappointed or hungry.

meditation pose.jpg

 

Meditation

  This is a vital and integral part of the reset of your life.  Learning, through breath, to quiet the mind and slow down the current rhythms that run you is a very important step.  We will show you how to integrate the necessary changes you are going through so that the mind and body can be in resonance.  We will start and end each day with a meditation and you will be encouraged to keep a daily journal to process the emotions that surface during your time here.

 

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Ceremony

We choose to embrace the ancient tradition of honor and gratitude through ceremony.  Our final activity of this retreat will be in cacao ceremony, honoring the new moon, honoring the plant spirit world, honoring and giving thanks for our time together and for the transformation and deep bonds that have been developed through our work together.  Please bring something with you that you would like infused with this blessing that you can take home with you as a token of the beauty of this experience.

Please see Retreat Pricing and Payments for more information or, contact Lisa at lisa.divinavida.co

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Dec
21
1:00 PM13:00

Solstice Cacao Ceremony

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Join Lisa and Jenny as we honor the return of the light on this, the darkest day of the year.  We will open our hearts with the cacao and set intentions for the coming year.  Grounding our thoughts, prayers and intention with the healing sounds of the Tibetan Bowls, we will journey to that place where magic happens....deep in our own hearts.

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The ancient peoples used this time of "longest night" to focus on the power of darkness. Not the negative image of darkness, but the richness of that unknown, dark, fertile, deep part in each of us wherein our intuitive, creative forces abide. 

This meditative journey will serve to prepare you for the coming year of abundance and challenge.  Please RSVP via Whatsap at 8348-8286  A suggested donation of 10.000 colones is appreciated.

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Healing Teas and Spices

100% Organically grown in the mountains of Costa Rica