Pura Vida Spa - Costa Rica - April-May 2018

Pura Vida Spa - Costa Rica - April-May 2018

Enjoy an Education Vacation at Pura Vida Spa in Costa Rica

 

You know you need to stay up-to-date with your Continuing Education Requirements, so why not do so in a lush tropical paradise!  Learn the skills you need to advance in your massage practice taught by some of our top teachers! In this EduTravel opportunity, you can revel in the unspoiled beauty of Costa Rica, one of the most beautiful spots on the globe. The Pura Vida Spa and Wellness Center is an internationally acclaimed yoga resort nestled in the mountains of Costa Rica, an easy 25-minute ride from San Jose, Costa Rica's largest city. Energize, enlighten and recharge as you learn from some of the most sought after skills from some of the most highly regarded massage therapy teachers in the world.

 

Curriculum Paths

The opportunity to learn from these gifted instructors is rare enough; to learn from them in this incredible setting will be one of the great of a lifetime. Classes will be held in an elevated pavillion with stunning views of the forest and countryside.

 

 

Extracurricular Activities  
 

Group tours will be conducted during off hours. You can go with the group or make your way on your own. Take a hike to the hot springs, check out a volcano, go zip-lining through a cloud canopy, visit waterfalls, volcanoes, beaches. There are so many spectacular eco-adventures to chose from. Maybe a guided hikes through the hillside coffee fields, or a day-long white water rafting trip! You might wish to receive spa services or just relax by the pool and enjoy the change of pace. You get to select your curriculum path and your outside activities; it is entirely your choice! 

 

Schedule of All Classes and Activities
 

Saturday, April 28, 2018 is arrival day; Saturday, May 5, 2018 is departure day. No classes or activities are planned on those dates. Enjoy the free time to relax, explore or make some new friends!


Sunday
4/29/2018

 
Monday
4/30/2018
Tuesday
5/1/2018
Wednesday
5/2/2018
Thursday
5/3/2018
Friday
5/4/2018

Free Time Activities
 
           
Free Time
Evening
Free Time 
-or-

Excursion to
La Paz Waterfalls

8:30am-12:30pm
 

Free Time
-or-

White Water
Rafting

​6am-6pm
-or-

Jungle Canopy
Tour

9am-5pm
 

Salsa Lessons
Evening

Free Time
-or-

Excursion to Volcano
8am-noon

 


Drumming Lessons
Evening


Medical Massage Practitioner Program
 
           
Day of the Back
10am-7pm

Day of the Neck
(Part 1 of 2)
2pm-6pm


Day of the Neck

(Part 2 of 2)
7:30pm-9pm

Insurance Billing
8:30am-12:30pm


Upper Extremity
(Part 1 of 2)
1:30pm-6pm



Posture & Pain
7pm-10pm
 

 

Upper Extremity
(Part 2 of 2)
8:30am-12:30pm


Lower Extremity
(Part 1 of 2)
2pm-6pm

 

Lower Extremity
(Part 2 of 2)
2pm-6pm

Thai Massage Program
 
           
Thai Massage
(Part 1 of 6)
10am-7pm
Thai Massage
(Part 2 of 6)
2pm-6pm
Thai Massage
(Part 3 of 6)
8:30am-12:30pm
  Thai Massage
​(Part 4 of 6)
8:30am-12:30pm


Thai Massage
(Part 5 of 6)
2pm-6pm
 

Thai Massage
(Part 6 of 6)
2pm-6pm

CranioSacral Therapy
 
           
CranioSacral
(Part 1 of 9)
10am-7pm
Craniosacral
(Part 2 of 9)
2pm-6pm)

 

CranioSacral
(Part 3 of 9)
7:30pm-9:30pm

CranioSacral
(Part 4 of 9)
8:30am-12:30pm



CranioSacral
(Part 5 of 9)
1:30pm-6:30pm


CranioSacral
(Part 6 of 9)
7pm-10pm
 

  CranioSacral
(Part 7 of 9)
8:30am-12:30pm



CranioSacral
(Part 8 of 9)
2pm-6pm

CranioSacral
(Part 9 of 9)
2pm-6pm

Aquatic Bodywork Program
 
           
Aquatic Bodywork
(Part 1 of 6)
10am-7pm
Aquatic Bodywork
(Part 2 of 6)
2pm-6pm

Aquatic Bodywork
(Part 3 of 6)
8:30am-12:30pm

  Aquatic Bodywork
(Part 4 of 6)
8:30am-12:30pm


Aquatic Bodywork
(Part 5 of 6)
2pm-6pm
 

Aquatic Bodywork
(Part 6 of 6)
2pm-6pm
           



Pricing
 

The best part of this adventure is the price. A starting fare of as low as $1495 (guests for $1050) includes your accomodations and meals as well up to 40 CEU's. This fare also includes transportation from the airport to the resort and back. Rates are determined based on the classes you are taking and the accomodations you desire. Guests (not taking classes) are welcome and have reduced rates (see chart below).
 

Optional expenses include select tours and excursions, honor bar services and spa treatments. Beer and wine are available for an additional charge. Airfare is not included. Pricing is based on double occupancy. Surcharge for single accomodations is $400. If you are traveling on your own and would like a roommate, please inquire as to our Roommate Finder Program. In most cases same gender roommates can be assigned if you travel alone and do not wish to pay the single surplus. 

 

Payment Plan Options:

  • A $350 per-person deposit will hold your place in the class and accomodation you select. 
  • 90 days prior to the commencement of the trip, 1/2 of the total balance will be due.
  • 45 days prior to the commencement of the trip, the entire balance will be due. 
  • All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid.

 

Select Accomodation

Pricing for Thai Massage
and Aquatic Bodywork


Pricing for Medical Massage
and CranioSacral

 
 
       


Tentalow
The ultimate in "eco-chic." Combine the adventure and feel of the outdoors with the amenties of a guest room. These 12x12x12 luxury tents have carpeted flooring, comfortable beds (either 1 king or 2 twin-sized), electricity, space for clothing and plenty of fresh air. Shared bathroom facilities are located in nearby lush tropical gardens.

$1495
(student)
 

$1050
(guest)

$1595
(student)
 

$1050
(guest)

 

 

     


Deluxe

The Deluxe level accomondations include A-Frames and Vistas, each with a private balcony and stunning views. Rooms are equipped with comfortable beds, coffee makers and private bathrooms!

$1695
(student)

$1250
(guest)

$1795
(student)

$1250
(guest)

 

 

     
       

 

This incredible price is available to only 25 very fortunate individuals in each program so call early to hold your spot with a fully refundable deposit (at 90-days before trip, deposit becomes non-refundble.) Reservations must be made for our Adventure Learning offerings prior to classes being scheduled.

Please call LMT Success Group at #1-800-201-2247 to make your reservation and enroll in classes.
 

See you in paradise!

 

Still want more? Have you heard out our Extension Program?
 

Did you know that you can extend your Massage Education Vacation? After completing your week at Pura Vida mountain retreat, you can then join us at the beach at the Iguana Lodge where you can literally wake up and walk to the ocean or the go a eco-jungle adventure or other amazing excursion. We will be offering Advanced Medical Massage or Thai on the Table to give you the most comprehensive education possible. This is the ultimate massage education vacation!

 

 


 

 

Here is a sneak peek at what you can look forward to at Pura Vida Spa!

 

 

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Deposit (per person) You are placing a per person deposit to hold your space. In the "comments section" at checkout, please indicate your room preference, class selection and whether you will be traveling with a guest.

90 days prior to the commencement of the trip, 1/2 of the total balance will be due. 45 days prior to the commencement of the trip, the entire balance will be due. All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid. Please call #800-201-2247 to make payment arrangements for the balance due. 

 

Tentalow - Student enrolled in Thai Massage You have selected the Tentalow accommodation and the Thai Massage program.

All rooms are based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a guest, please indicate your companion's name in the "Comments" section at checkout. Likewise, please let us know if you would like to be enrolled in the "roommate finder program." 

All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid.

 

Tentalow - Student enrolled in Medical Massage You have selected the Tentalow accommodation and the Medical Massage Program.

All rooms are based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a guest, please indicate your companion's name in the "Comments" section at checkout. Likewise, please let us know if you would like to be enrolled in the "roommate finder program." 

All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid.

 

Tentalow - for Guest, not enrolled in classes You have selected the Tentalow accommodation. You will not be enrolling in classes.

All rooms are based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a guest, please indicate your companion's name in the "Comments" section at checkout. Likewise, please let us know if you would like to be enrolled in the "roommate finder program." 

All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid.

 

Deluxe Room - Student enrolled in Thai Massage You have selected the Deluxe Room accommodation and the Thai Yoga Program.

All rooms are based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a guest, please indicate your companion's name in the "Comments" section at checkout. Likewise, please let us know if you would like to be enrolled in the "roommate finder program." 

All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid.

 

Deluxe Room - Student enrolled in Medical Massage You have selected the Deluxe Room accommodation and the Medical Massage Program.

All rooms are based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a guest, please indicate your companion's name in the "Comments" section at checkout. Likewise, please let us know if you would like to be enrolled in the "roommate finder program." 

All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid.

 

Deluxe Room - Guest, not enrolled in classes You have selected the Deluxe Room accommodation and are not enrolled in classes.

All rooms are based on double occupancy. If you are traveling with a guest, please indicate your companion's name in the "Comments" section at checkout. Likewise, please let us know if you would like to be enrolled in the "roommate finder program." 

All monies paid toward this trip are fully refundable up until 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations made inside the 60 day period will be eligible for a course credit for a future class or event for the full amount paid.

 

Single surcharge

Room rates are based on double occupancy. You have selected a single room. Singles rooms are based on availability. 

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