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My Media Internship Experience
August 13th, 2015 by Caleigh Smith
DCIM103GOPROG0400521. My name is Caleigh Smith, I’m here to tell you a little bit about my enchanting journey here at Anamaya Resort as the Media Intern for the summer of 2015. Just recently this spring I graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Natural Resource Recreation Tourism, in search for a new adventure and a place... [read more]

Photo Gallery from YTT student Dana Ujhazyova
January 8th, 2015 by Geoff McCabe
Dana Ujhazyova Photo YTT student Dana Ujhazyova, who was with us for four weeks in Nov/Dec of 2014 took hundreds of amazing photos, and below is a gallery of some of our favorites:

My Life Changing YTT Experience
October 30th, 2014 by Joseph
1z5v5pTXWoE_HGeQrA1hMm6V6pKnAcGWzi11SGzUcr8 My Name is Cassandra and I did my yoga training at Anamaya in June 2014 with Jackie Chiodo. Day 1: Being here seems like such a surreal experience. I don’t think I fully realize that I am really here again. I came for a week long yoga retreat last Fall and now I am sitting here on this deck again... [read more]

Week Long Yoga Retreat Turns Into a True Transformation
May 14th, 2014 by Kelsey
Transformational Retreat Wendy Cypert booked a yoga retreat at Anamaya Resort last summer. She's a 50 year old Mom of 3, married with a typical corporate career and she had never traveled outside the United States where she lives. Not only that, she had absolutely no yoga practice. Please read about Wendy's unbelievable transformation after staying one week at Anamaya. It's an... [read more]

News Coverage of Anamaya
April 12th, 2014 by Geoff McCabe
Bev in Anamaya's pool Many magazines and newspapers, both online and in print, have run stories about Anamaya. We are blessed to have had so much incredible coverage. We have also been placed in many "top 10" or "best of" lists by journalists and reports who felt that what we offer at Anamaya is among the best of the best around. Show below are... [read more]

Testimonials – Guest Blogs about Anamaya
April 12th, 2014 by Geoff McCabe
min harmoni - yoga on the main deck We are honored by the wonderful things that our guests write about us, and are inspired by their inspiration. On this page, we have collected excerpts from some of the many unsolicited blog posts written by our guests on their own websites. We encourage you to read these if you're considering a visit to Anamaya, to see how Anamaya has... [read more]

Jessie Standafer’s Ukelele Partner Yoga Video
February 17th, 2014 by Geoff McCabe
Jessie Standafer Ukelele Partner Yoga Jessie Standafer and Dean Hively, two students at one of Anamaya's YTTs, perform a unique combination of partner yoga and music in this video they made: Support Jessie's Heartsong Yoga campaign on Indiegogo: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/heart-song-ep-album

One Way Ticket The Story of YTT Student Dana Brewster
November 12th, 2013 by Mandy Lawson
On the way to Tortuga Island Tell me a little bit about yourself. Did I see that you used to be part of a successful music group? Do you have experience in film-making? It is with great joy and gratitude that I find myself even telling you some of my story. Eight months ago a massive shift took place in my life in which I finally understood... [read more]

Anamaya Cooking Classes
November 11th, 2013 by Mandy Lawson
Healthy cooking classes Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook like the chefs you see on tv? Have you wished you knew how to prepare healthy food so that it's delicious AND pretty to look at? Anamaya has the solution to get you started! As a part of each one of our yoga retreat packages, we offer a cooking class free... [read more]

“My Journey to Become a Yoga Teacher”
September 9th, 2013 by Tarynne Mingione
Tarynne Mingione Anamaya YTT student Tarynne Mingione writes about her experience becoming a yoga teacher: It was my second quarter of college that pushed me into the yoga studio. I was high-strung and helplessly exhausted when I was told I needed to find my way onto a yoga mat to reboot. I took the advice and gave myself permission to take an... [read more]

My Healthy Vacation at Anamaya
February 18th, 2013 by Art Gibert
Arthur Gibert, Phtoographer By Art Gibert My wife and I wanted something different. We decided that taking vacations to places that offer "amusements, attractions, and fun for the entire family" along with, perhaps, long lines, high prices, plenty of junk food, babies and buggies, is just not for us. We also feel that we have "been there and done that" in terms of... [read more]

Costa Rica – Photo Collection by Ksenija Savic
May 7th, 2012 by Geoff McCabe
Zopilote Costa Rica Ksenija Savic's collection of photos from Montezuma and Playa Hermosa during her retreat at Anamaya.