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The Beauty of Chanting: Day 9
May 11th, 2014 by Tiffany Savion
10325125_10152539228054497_1733908548336096180_n "The meditative practice of calling to the divine through call and response chanting creates a bridge between the individual and the eternal, opening the heart and welcoming the spirit. By singing these prayers we unite our voices and join in a stream of consciousness and devotion that has been flowing for centuries." Janet Stone Banyan would often start class with a... [read more]

Yoga is cool!! -Day 8
May 10th, 2014 by Tiffany Savion
batman You can probably think of a few reason why you first became interested in yoga; everyone is doing it, you need to get more flexible, work is stressful, you want a yoga body, you like the challenge, to become more spiritual or because the teacher is hot. No matter what brought you here, welcome. What a beautiful discipline and practice... [read more]

A Vacation From Vaction- Day 7
May 9th, 2014 by Tiffany Savion
10359258_10152562320129497_4717303770477343931_n Of course we needed a break after 5 straight days of gentle shock to the system. Think about how many important elements of our lives have been changed for the better. Crazy clean eating, no drinking alcohol, no "sharing energy" short for no one's getting laid for 30 days, lots of meditation, 2 hours minimum of yoga practice a day,... [read more]

Red Lored Parrot
October 7th, 2013 by Anamaya Resort
Biology The Red-lored Parrot also known as Primrose-cheeked Amazon or "loro cariamarillo" is endemic to the tropical regions of the Americas, from eastern Mexico south to Ecuador. A disjunct population exists in central Brazil, where it occurs in humid green to semi-deciduous forests up to 1,100 m altitude. Not originally known to belong to El Salvador, a pair who probably... [read more]

Kinkajou
October 7th, 2013 by Anamaya Resort
Biology The kinkajou is a rainforest mammal of the family Procyonidae related to olingos, coatis, raccoons, and the ringtail and cacomistle. It is the sole member of the potos family and is also known as the "honey bear" (a name that it shares with the sun bear). Kinkajous can often be confused with ferrets or monkeys, but are not related... [read more]

Jaguarundi
October 7th, 2013 by Anamaya Resort
Biology Jaguarundi can be found from northern Argentina to the south-western part of the United States. Their primary habitat lowlands, but they can be also be spotted high as 10,000ft. They seem to prefer regions enclosed with low or undersized shrubs or trees, close to water bodies, than dense and large areas of wet jungles. In contrast most other cats... [read more]

Anteater (Tamandua)
October 7th, 2013 by Anamaya Resort
Biology Of the three anteater species in Costa Rica, the Northern Tamandua, or Lesser anteater as it is often called; is the most commonly spotted type of anteater. The Tamandua will grow to be about two feet long and weigh approximately ten pounds. It’s about half the size of the Giant anteater and has a broad black vest with a... [read more]

Aerial Silks & Acrobatics with Christine Van Loo
September 14th, 2013 by Kelsey
Christine Van Loo DATES:  Feb 22 - March 1, 2014. Workshop begins at 4:00pm on Saturday Feb 22nd, and ends with a morning class of Feb 28. There will be an Aerial Workshop Performance by the students on Thursday night and likely a Circus Performance for all the guests on Friday night. Please book your travel arrangements with this schedule in mind. PRICE:... [read more]

Anusara Yoga Retreats
November 2nd, 2011 by tanja
Anusara Yoga is a style of yoga that means “flowing with grace, flowing with nature, and following your heart.” This style of yoga is fairly new having been created by John Friend in 1997, but still follows the Hatha Yoga traditions. Anusara yoga retreats are now making this style part of their daily schedules so that those not familiar with... [read more]

Yoga Teacher Training-Kripalu Yoga Poses
October 28th, 2011 by tanja
Kripalu Yoga is different because it is the yoga of consciousness. Practicing this style of yoga you must immerse yourself consciously through the practicing experience to self-discovery. Yoga teacher training will help you become a better yoga teacher so that you can help direct your students to this stage of awareness. While practicing Kripalu yoga you need to be able... [read more]

Retreat Culture: A Growing Trend
September 3rd, 2010 by Kelsey
Retreat-group-massage Vacation time spent at a luxurious retreat is a growing trend. People are looking for something unique - something that will change their quality of life. The various retreats at Anamaya are designed to allow you to experience something you've never experienced before and to shed your skin from the chaos of life. The focus at our retreats is your... [read more]