Animal Communication, energy healing, horsemanship and riding with ROTH in Costa Rica
February 11th-18th 2018
Join Anna on an adventure in the Tropical Paradise of Costa Rica!
Anna has brought you to the mountains of Wyoming, the desert of the wild west and the exquisite landscape of the French countryside. Now she is excited to announce her next retreat in Costa Rica, and she is pulling out all the stops to make this a special trip for all who join her.
Located in Costa Rica’s tropical Rain forest, Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano are a sightseer’s dream, while traveling within this part of the country. Immersed in the jungle, this amazing retreat provides you with an opportunity to experience the Rainforest at it’s fullest! Howler monkeys, Toucans, Sloths, Pizotes, hundreds of species of birds, as well as the beautiful tropical flora, make this location a nature lover’s paradise!
During this weeklong adventure you will learn one of the most popular healing arts in the world, Reiki, and explore the world of Animal Communication, all while vacationing in one of the most beautiful vacation spots in the world.
What is in store for you when you join us in February*:
Day 1 - Arrive in Costa Rica
Arrive at the beautiful Majestic Lodge, your home away from home, in the tropical Rain forest! Nestled in a cove on the Lake Arenal with spectacular views of the Volcano and Lake, this warm and inviting Lodge offers you comfort and relaxation. After arriving, enjoy our Jacuzzi with a cocktail and have dinner on our open-air deck, while enjoying the grand view of the Arenal Volcano. You will sleep in the luxury of orthopedic beds and air-conditioned rooms and awake to the beautiful sounds of the various, tropical birds, and the morning call of the nearby Howler monkeys.
Day 2 - Learn the Most Popular Healing Art in the World!
Start the day with a “typical Costa Rican breakfast" followed by a day learning the popular healing art of Reiki with unimaginable views and extraordinary energy!
Reiki, translated from Japanese as "Universal Life Force", is already used in clinics, private practices and hospitals around the globe; people are waking up to the amazing benefits that Reiki can provide.
Developed as a healing art in early 20th century Japan, Reiki is a holistic, non-invasive technique that heals on all levels of body, mind and spirit. In addition it can enhance other modalities of healing, both traditional and alternative, alleviate pain and has been proven to reduce stress in both humans and animals.
With this unique style of energy healing you can:
Alleviate stress, fears, worry and frustrations
Assist the body in cleansing different types of toxins
Help people break unwanted habits or conditions like smoking, overeating and alcoholism
Work on anything from your pets, houseplants and even your computer!
You will discover exactly what Reiki is, how to use it to heal yourself and others and be certified and attuned to Reiki I certification.
Topics that will be covered over the workshop include:
Level I Attunement
Reiki registers and energy movement
The Proper Use of Reiki
Starting a Reiki Practice
Body and Energy Scanning
Chakras: What they are and how to use them
Everyone who attends the workshop gets a full Reiki healing session so you can experience the amazing power of Reiki for yourself. Through Anna's fun, powerful and nurturing style she will guide you to your full potential and help you discover what you might never even have thought possible! Whether you haven't worked with Reiki before, feel it's time to take the next step or you want to take your Reiki practice to the next level, this is the perfect location to begin your journey of Reiki.
Day 3 - Morning - A little bit of TLC!
Spend the morning horse whispering! Experience Anna’s unique ROTH methodologies based around a step-by-step safety system. Become intimate, support in their relaxation, come to understand your horse’s past experiences and pave the way to get to know them before you gain their permission to ride in the rainforest. Incorporate visualization, body language, feel and timing as you explore these trust based exercises.
Rancho Margo Ride! While the afternoon rainforest ride will take you far up into the mountains and through the tropical rainforest to capture beautiful views of nature and pastureland. Be prepared to see an array of tropical wildlife, Toucans, Monkeys, Sloths, Pizotes and various species of birds. The views of the Arenal Volcano and natural rainforest can’t be beat!
On the way into the jungle, we will stop for a late lunch at Rancho Margot, a totally self-sustainable eco Ranch. Almost everything they serve is grown on the ranch and all their meat comes form their own free range chickens, and free roaming cattle. The lunch is an open buffet, with fresh salads, vegetables, meats and pizza.
Day 4. Dances with horses
After enjoying a fresh and healthy breakfast, we will jump into the deep end" of equine communication. The obstacle course is one of the most effective instruments in horsemanship and you will join your equine partner at liberty to discover your authentic self!
You will learn how to communicate effectively with your horse energetically as well as through intricate movements, truly gaining the partnership and connection your heart desires.
Anna developed the course over 18 years ago, and since then thousands of her students from all over the world have worked with the Obstacle Course for a myriad of purposes. You will apply this safe and effective training approach to all interactions with your horses, while at the same time determine a deeper understanding of your horse's learning style. Not only will Anna show you how to read the subtleties of your horse's body language and direct your horse on the ground but she will enlighten you to the specific life lessons your horse wants you to know!
Enjoy watching the sunset with a cocktail in-hand at the hot-tube before another mouthwatering dinner overlooking Arenal lake! Contemplate the life lessons the horses brought to you this day.
Day 5 – The waterfall ride is a must!
Animal communication – just a belief away! After a delicious breakfast, on our open-air deck, overlooking the Volcano, Anna will introduce you to the amazing world of Animal Communication. Explore your inherit gifts, to discover how to telepathically connect and communicate with a being of another species. With this heart-to-heart connection a new language of love appears without words but instead thoughts, images, feelings, emotions and other intuitive senses.
We will join Lilander and our horses and go on a 4-hour Horseback ride to a beautiful waterfall tucked deep in the jungle. After about a 2-hour ride up, up, up, into the primary Rain forest, we will reach the top of the mountain where you will tie up your horses and hike down to the waterfall.
Here you can enjoy a refreshing swim, and relax with the bountiful nature. The flora and fauna to be seen is spectacular. We will have our picnic lunch by the waterfall and then hike back up to our horse partners
Enjoy lunch surrounded by natural beauties before connecting with the wild ones. Today we explore the magical gifts from our messengers – the animals themselves.
In the afternoon we head back returning to the Majestic Lodge for a hot soak, or refreshing swim and relax before dinner. Tonight we will go next door for dinner to one of our favorite spots, Howlers Bar & Grill!
Day 6 - Reiki; Energy Healing for Horses.
One of Energy healing's most effective and astounding uses is in the healing of animals. Horses, and animals in general, are great clients for energy work because they don't have any preconceived notions or skepticism that often get in the way of human receptivity. An animal is simply present to the experience. Anna developed Reiki; energy healing for horses and is now bringing her decades of knowledge and experience directly to you.
We have found that most horses love Reiki and other forms of energy work. They will quite often relax into the healing session, lower their heads, keeping a leg cocked in a relaxed position and even close their eyes as they enjoy the sensation. Many times you can even hear their stomachs gurgle as the healing energy flows through them, clearing energy blocks as it goes. And when they have had enough, they will often let you know by "waking up" and sometimes even walking away.
On day 4 you will learn how to:
Ask for "permission" from your animal companions
Set up a safe energy healing session
Scan your horse's body
Locate the energy centers of the body, known as the chakras
Listen to your horse and read his body gestures
Learn “love lessons”
Recognize the duration of sessions
Share experiences and stories to further enhance your practice
Anna will show you the most effective way to apply your practice and your skills to the horse. This is also a great opportunity to review your skills if you are a little rusty or maybe feel like you need a little more instruction. Improve your skill set, increase your confidence, and heal some horses!
Day 7 – Ride with ROTH on the Lake Arenal Trek!
You will be treated to a stunning rain forest trail ride with your equine partner. Your guides will show you all the amazing flora and fauna along the way! We will travel the lake road taking in the vibrant green rainforest that surrounds us. We will cross over Rio Cano Negro River and head down into the river belt and its lush grasslands and abundant birdlife. The nature here is peaceful with a calm dignity. The low hum of the cicadas reminds us of ancient times. You will experience the deep feeling in the core of your centre, living in the moment, in tune with nature. After a refreshing ride with our equine partners we will take a nice boat ride across Lake Arenal and return to Majestic Lodge.
Day 8 –Depart Costa Rica or CHOICE ADDITION; Relax in the tropics!
Heading back to San Jose the sadness you may feel as you head back home can easily be allayed by getting busy planning your next trip with us!
As you can see, this is a trip of a lifetime that you don't want to miss. We have very limited space and we are confident that this adventure will sell out very quickly. So if you are interested in joining us I wouldn't wait long to make your reservation.
OR After breakfast choose between the many adventurous activities to do in the Arenal area. Rappelling and canyoning for exhilaration and exercise!
Guided hikes through the Rain forest and around the volcano, for bird and animal watcher enthusiasts! Butterfly and Reptile Conservatories
and much more! Or simply stay at home enjoy a massage, got to the hot springs, or whatever activity you desire before having dinner at the Return to Majestic Lodge.
*Schedule is subject to change (especially during rainy season).
COST: Early Bird: $3095 (until November 11th) $3195 November 11th to February 1st, 2018
This inclusive 7-day Reach Out to Horses Retreat includes all treks & tours, lodging and meals. Beverages outside of meals, alcoholic beverages and transport not included. We can help organize your transportation to and from our hotel.
We accept up to 10 guests.
Max rider weight 190lb (86kg)
The itinerary is flexible. Changes may occur due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
For more information please contact Nancy:
tel 506 87 03 15
What Is Included for Retreat Guests
• 7 nights accommodation
• Three delicious meals per day with beverages
(alcoholic beverages available with dinner, but not included)
• Pairing with one of our wonderful Costa Rican
horses for the week & english/western tack
• Volcano and jungle rides
• Clinic participation, Reiki I attunement & Reiki for horses
• Optional booking of outside activities such as ziplining, hiking, rappelling down waterfalls, white water rafting, kayaking, hot springs.