PRIVATE YOGA TUITION
We offer private yoga tuition to individuals or small groups. Classes are held on our purpose built yoga deck with views of the ocean at Ikara Retreat Centre in Portalon. All yoga equipment mats, bolsters, belts and blocks are supplied. If you prefer private tuition in the comfort of your own home this is also possible but travel costs would need to be included.
We are aiming private yoga tuition to locals and residents/nationals so our pricing reflects this. We enjoy teaching and we want others to benefit from yoga. We are offering tuition at an introductory price of ₡10,000 per hour. for the months of April/May. You can book from 1 to 3 hours.
WEEKLY YOGA CLASSES
Hatha Yoga Group Classes are also held every Sunday morning at 0800hrs. Classes are ₡5000. Open to all levels. We supply all yoga equipment and props but if you prefer to bring your own mat, please do so. Reservations are essential so please contact us via whatsapp on +506 89837678, messenger or email should you wish to attend.
HOW WE TEACH
There are many types and styles of Yoga on offer these days and we teach traditional Hatha yoga. We specialize in:
At Ikara Retreat Centre, we teach yoga as a whole in a traditional fashion with understanding and knowledge attained from a lifetime of experiences. Yoga is an ancient science, it is not simply stretching. It has the ability to heal the mind and the body when practiced correctly with proper alignment and intent. If the alignment is not correct you cannot obtain the true health benefits from asana.
Private lessons are a great way to improve your practice. Proper guidance from a knowledgeable teacher can enhance your bodies structural integrity and subsequently your yoga asana, Your teacher can watch and advise. It is essential. Bad habits can creep into your yoga virtually unnoticed and if your bodies alignment is not correct, you will not achieve the health benefits of the poses.
You do not need to do a private yoga class every week either. We can help you get started with yoga or aid you on the road to recovery with asanas that you can practice on your own at home. You can then return to us when you feel you need further guidance.
IS TUITION GIVEN IN ENGLISH or SPANISH?
Tuition is primarily given in English. We are learning Spanish and Spanish speakers are welcome as we have been studying the Spanish language. Instruction can be achieved through demonstration and our current level of language.
HATHA YOGA INSTRUCTOR
Jamie is a certified Hatha Yoga Instructor and a dedicated student of Iyengar yoga. He has a life long, self perpetuating, commitment to all things promoting the individual. A passion for accelerating and learning the great esoteric wisdoms of bridge building between mind, body and soul through Yogic science. Ongoing continuous research into undivided wholeness through comparative philosophies, disciplines of science, including epigenetics, earth bioenergies and archeoastronomy. A devotion to the great minds and sages that have come before and laid the foundations for the eternal knowledge that we all receive the priviledges of. Most importantly a devotion to the active observance and awareness of the self for without the self, there is no truth.
Jamie´s teaching style focuses on alignment and stability as the keys to improving your asana. He has a personal background in high end sports training (cycling), He has experience with treatment and recovery of his own various major injuries using yoga as his primary tool. He can design yoga programs to enhance any sort of functional training you may be involved in. He can tailor restorative programs to aid ill health and has a wealth of complimentary knowledge that sets him apart as a unique teacher.
Jamie also offer Hatha Yoga Workshops 3 days & 2 Nights for those who are interested in an immersion weekend to get started. Find out more about these workshops here.