november, 2024

202430nov(nov 30)2:00 pm07dec(dec 7)10:00 pmA QUARTER-CENTURY CELEBRATION IN COSTA RICAwith Erik Dalton(november 30) 2:00 pm - (december 7) 10:00 pm MT Pura Vida Retreat & Spa

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Immerse yourself in world-class education, culture, and FUN with Erik & the Dalton Gang in Costa Rica for our 25th annual “Pain Relief in Paradise” retreat!

This affordable 30-CE Myoskeletal Certification training offers top-notch education, lodging, healthy meals, and airport transportation. Enjoy zip-lining, white water rafting, music, dancing, yoga, and lots more. Connect with like-minded international therapists in an exotic breathtaking environment with leisure time to practice the techniques you learn from Erik and his assistants. Enjoy an educational experience you’ll never forget!

Dalton’s “Dirty-Dozen” Shotgun Routines for Nerve, Tendon, and Joint Pain

In this fun-filled Myoskeletal workshop you’ll learn 12 ‘practice-boosting’ routines for treating these common pain & injury conditions:

  • Head, Neck & Jaw Pain
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Arm Pain & Tendinopathies
  • Rib Fixations & Breathing Issues
  • Low Back, SI joint & Leg Pain
  • Piriformis, Bursitis & Butt Pain
  • Sciatic, Femoral & Cluneal Nerve Compression
  • Plantar Fasciitis & Runner’s Knee

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable learning and sharing experience. Become the GO-2 therapist in your community. Master Dalton’s Myoskeletal (pain-rehab) Techniques. Learn WHY they work, and HOW to change the brain’s mind about your client’s pain…the MAT way!

See y’all soon!


Erik Dalton

Workshop Instructor: Erik Dalton

Erik Dalton, founder of the Freedom from Pain Institute. With over thirty years educating massage therapists around the world, Erik Dalton is among the most highly regarded educators in the profession. He has studied directly with legends like Dr Ida Rolf and Dr Phillip Greenman. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of the intricate interplay between mind and body, structure and function, he has developed Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques which are changing the face of chronic pain the world over.


1. Register for the Workshop

Register to reserve your spot in the workshop. Contact Pura Vida directly: Shina Dill 888-767-7375 OR click the “Register Now” button below to request registration information.

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Registration fee includes:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodations
  • Three buffet meals daily starting with dinner on the first day Saturday November 30th and ending with breakfast on the day of departure Saturday December 7th.
  • Round trip airport shuttle between San Jose International Airport (SJO) and Pura Vida Retreat & Spa
  • All taxes

Rates start as low as $2189 US per participant. (Based on double occupancy). Please consult with Pura Vida for accommodation types and pricing by calling or clicking the “Register Now” button.

  • A 50% deposit (of which $575 is non-refundable) is due upon reservation.
  • Balance is due on or before September 15th, 2024.
  • Registration fee depends on the type of accommodations you book.

Book your spot as soon as possible. This workshop fills up fast!

2. Choose Your Accommodations

Once you have contacted Pura Vida Retreat & Spa to register they will ask you to choose your accommodations. See an overview of accommodations below and be sure to visit for more details.

Tentalows have garden views and a shared bathhouse. All other rooms enjoy beautiful valley / coffee plantation views, and come with a coffee maker and balcony. Most rooms have two twin beds or one king bed option. Some Vistas have a queen only. Suites have a king only.

For more detailed information about types of accommodations visit:

Consult with Pura Vida Retreat & Spa for registration pricing:
Shina Dill  888-767-7375


November 30 (Saturday) 2:00 pm - December 7 (Saturday) 10:00 pm MT


Pura Vida Retreat & Spa

Calle Puente Negro, 800 Mts SW of CENCINAI

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