january, 2023

202307jan(jan 7)2:00 pm14(jan 14)11:00 amCosta Rica Tai Chi & Qigong Immersion Retreatw/ Master Viola Brumbaugh and Sifu Rusel DeMaria2:00 pm - 11:00 am (14) cst Pura Vida Retreat & Spa

Event Details

Join Master Viola Brumbaugh and Sifu Rusel DeMaria for a one-week Tai Chi and Qigong Immersion Retreat at the Pura Vida Retreat & Spa, Costa Rica’s spectacular mountain paradise, at 5200 feet, 20 minutes from the International Airport (SJO). Enjoy seven days of exploration through the practices, recreation, relaxation, and adventure.

Located above Costa Rica’s Central Valley, daytime temperatures at Pura Vida Retreat Center average 73F with mild night temperatures. This beautiful estate surrounded by coffee plantations and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valley below. The resort is known for its delightful, healthy, delicious meals, outstanding accommodations, extraordinarily gifted Healing Arts Spa Therapists, and impressive team of staff members.

Tai Chi players of all levels of experience are welcome, and sessions will be designed to meet the needs of each practitioner at their own level of comfort. So whether you are an experienced practitioner or brand new to Tai Chi and Qigong, you will find both the opportunity to safely challenge yourself, and to experience deep relaxation and rejuvenation!

Pricing includes:
–  Room Accommodations
–  Use of available practice spaces
–  3 Delicious health-minded buffet-style meals with
vegetarian, fish, and chicken options
–  Use of outdoor swimming pool and hot tub
–  Daily Tai Chi and Qigong sessions
–  Guided botanical walk gardens
–  Designated Wi-Fi and computer access
–  Filtered water throughout the complex
–  Round-trip shuttle service to/from SJO airport
*Optional tours and spa treatments available for an additional cost

Master Viola Brumbaugh, 12th generation direct disciple of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei, and international Tai Chi competition gold medalist will be the principle instructor, along with Assistant Instructor, Rusel DeMaria, also a direct disciple of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei, bring you a combined 50 years of experience to share.

Cost: Starting at $1700 USD per person in a shared room.  Cost is based on single or double occupancy. If choosing double occupancy, please indicate if you are reserving with a roommate in mind or would like to be assigned one.*
*When booking and requesting double occupancy and you DO NOT have a roommate, please be advised you cannot be guaranteed a shared room and you will need to pay the SINGLE occupancy price if a roommate is not assigned. You can bring a family member or friend as a non-participant at a reduced rate. 

Travel Logistics:

Airfare not included. Schedule your arrival into SJO on Jan. 7th, 2023. You can schedule your departure for any time on Jan. 14th. Pura Vida Retreat & Spa will arrange for your transportation to and from the International Airport (SJO).

An Early Bird discount of $150 will apply if booked on or before July 31st, 2022!

Call: 206-321-0613, email: wiseorchidmartialarts@gmail.com



7 (Saturday) 2:00 pm - 14 (Saturday) 11:00 am cst


Pura Vida Retreat & Spa

800 Mts SW From Minisuper Pavas



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