gateway to peace yoga retreat

vida mountain resort, costa rica

august 6 - 11, 2019

Join Registered Yoga Teachers, Meaghan Gwinn and Molly Pooler this August on a journey to peace at the beautiful Vida Mountain Resort & Spa, located in the Alajuela mountains of Costa Rica. Enjoy daily yoga classes, perfect for all levels interested in expanding their practice in a welcoming environment. Explore nature like never before during a guided forest therapy walk on Vida’s private trails. Experience the natural geothermal hot springs of Arenal Volcano surrounded by sounds of the rainforest. Hike to natural waterfalls and enjoy a picnic lunch with new friends.

Learn about local culture, indulge in nourishing food that feeds your soul, relax deeper with a rejuvenating spa treatment, and breathe in that majestic mountain air. If you are looking for a place to rest, relax, and renew, this retreat is exactly where you are meant to be. 

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what’s included

  • 6 days, 5 nights at Vida Mountain Resort & Spa

  • 3 Vegetarian meals per day*

  • Snacks, local coffee, a variety of tea, and herbal water available all day (our favorite is the fresh coconuts!)

  • Access to the Salt Water Infinity Pool, Steam Room, Cold plunge, Jacuzzi & Tea Room Library

  • Yoga Classes 2x per day 

  • Guided Forest Therapy walk

  • Day at Tabacon Hot Springs, Arenal Volcano 

  • Hike at Las Musas waterfall

  • Local trip to the town market

  • 1 Spa Treatment Included (reservation only, additional services available)

  • 1 Yoga Workshop

*Vegan, gluten free, and dairy free options are available (Please confirm dietary restrictions with M&M)


  • Airfare/Transportation costs

  • Airport transfer to and from resort (we will help arrange this once you have your flight)

  • If you would like to stay additional nights please contact


meet your guides


molly pooler

Molly is passionate about yoga, mindfulness, recovery, education, and nature. Molly is a 200 hour RYT with over 100 hours of continuing education credits, including a NECTAR certification in trauma-informed and recovery yoga. Molly also founded Phases Yoga Project, a recovery yoga organization created to bring free yoga to people in recovery from trauma, addiction, mental health, grief and more. Specializing in vinyasa and mindful movement, Molly loves to share the gift of connecting mind, body and soul through intentional movement and breath in yoga and guided meditation. Molly operates on the principle that yoga is for everybody, and works hard to offer as many opportunities for people of all backgrounds, body types, and experiences to practice yoga.

molly pooler yoga instructor

meaghan gwinn yoga instructor

meaghan gwinn

Meaghan is a 200 hour RYT focused on creating mindful opportunities for breath and movement. Starting her practice for physical aspects, Meaghan quickly learned the benefits of yoga for the mind as well. Personally, Meaghan has used yoga to work through grief and anxiety, giving her peace during the everyday challenges of life. With a passion for teaching vinyasa classes, Meaghan offers classes for all levels that are both physical and alignment based. With detailed cues, she is able to bring awareness to the connection between body and breath - giving her students a well rounded practice in the present moment. Meaghan loves teaching yoga, creating community, and you'll be hard pressed to find a class without some smiles and laughter.