Join World-renowned Horsewoman, Equine Behaviorist, Holy-Fire Reiki Master and Animal Communicator, Anna Twinney in Costa Rica in 2018.
A Healing Journey In Paradise
Animal Communication, Trust-Based Horsemanship, Energy Healing, and Riding in the Rainforest with International Horsewoman and Animal Communicator, Anna Twinney in the Rainforest of Costa Rica
February 11th-17th 2018
Join Anna on an adventure of a lifetime in the tropical paradise of Costa Rica!
As the founder of Reach Out to Horses, Anna, has brought you to the mountains of Wyoming, the desert of the Wild West and the exquisite landscape of the French countryside. Now she is excited to announce her return to paradise and she is pulling out all the stops to make this a special trip for all who join her.
Welcome to the next Healing Journey In Paradise retreat in Costa Rica. Located in Costa Rica’s tropical rainforest, Lake Arenal and the Arenal Volcano are a sightseer’s dream. While traveling within this part of the country, immersed in an idyllic jungle setting, this amazing retreat provides you with an opportunity to experience Costa Rica at its fullest! Howler monkeys, toucans and macaws, sloths, pizotes, hundreds of bird species, as well as the beautiful tropical flora, make this location a nature lover’s paradise! And that is just the backdrop for your life-changing adventure
During this weeklong retreat you will learn true, trust-based horsemanship, one of the most popular healing arts in the world, Reiki, and explore the world of Animal Communication, all while vacationing in one of the most beautiful vacation spots in the world.
What is in store for you when you join us in February of 2018?
Day 1 – Arrive in Costa Rica
Arrive at the beautiful Majestic Lodge, your tropical home away from home! Nestled in a cove on the Lake Arenal with spectacular views of the Volcano and Lake, this warm and inviting Lodge offers you comfort and relaxation. After arriving, enjoy the Jacuzzi with a cocktail and have dinner on the open-air deck, while enjoying the grand view of the Arenal Volcano. You will sleep in the luxury of orthopedic beds and air-conditioned rooms and awake to the beautiful sounds of the various, tropical birds, and the morning call of the nearby Howler monkeys.
Day 2 – Learn the Most Popular Healing Art in the World!
Start the day with a “typical Costa Rican breakfast” followed by a day learning the popular healing art of Reiki with unimaginable views and extraordinary energy!
Reiki, translated from Japanese as “Universal Life Force”, is already used in clinics, private practices and hospitals all around the world.
Many people from all walks of life have awoken to the amazing benefits that Reiki can provide.
Developed as a healing art in early 20th century Japan, Reiki is a holistic, non-invasive technique that heals on all levels of the body, mind and spirit. In addition it can enhance other modalities of healing, both traditional and alternative, alleviate pain and has been proven to reduce stress in both humans and animals.
With this unique style of energy healing you can:
· Alleviate stress, fears, worry and frustrations
· Assist the body in cleansing different types of toxins
· Help people break unwanted habits or conditions like smoking, overeating and alcoholism
· Work on anything from your pets, houseplants and even your computer!
· And more…
You will discover exactly what Reiki is, how to use it to heal yourself and others, and be certified and attuned to Reiki I certification.
Topics covered during the workshop include:
· Level I Attunement
· Reiki registers and energy movement
· The Proper Use of Reiki
· Starting a Reiki Practice
· Body and Energy Scanning
· Chakras: What they are and how to use them
And everyone who attends the workshop gets a full Reiki healing session so you can experience the amazing power of Reiki for yourself. Through Anna’s fun, powerful and nurturing style she will guide you to your full potential and help you discover what you might never even have thought possible!
Whether you haven’t worked with Reiki before, feel it’s time to take the next step or you want to take your Reiki practice to the next level, this is the perfect location to begin your journey of Reiki.
And that’s just the first day!
Day 3 – Morning – A little bit of T.L.C. Spend the morning horse whispering! Experience Anna’s unique ROTH methodologies based around her step-by-step safety system. Become intimate, support in their relaxation, come to understand your horse’s past experiences, and begin the process of building a trusting partnership and getting to know your horse before you gain their permission to ride in the rainforest. Incorporate visualization, body language, feel, timing, and more, as you explore these trust-based exercises.
Afternoon – Rancho Margo Ride! Your first ride in Costa Rica will take you far up into the mountains and through the tropical rainforest to capture beautiful views of nature and pastureland. Be prepared to see an array of tropical wildlife, Toucans, Monkeys, Sloths, Pizotes and various species of birds. The views of the Arenal Volcano and natural rainforest can’t be beat!
On the way into the jungle, we will stop for a late lunch at Rancho Margot, an eco-ranch that is the very model of self-sustainability. Almost everything they serve is grown on their farm and all their meat comes from their own free range chickens, and free roaming cattle. The lunch is an open buffet, with fresh salads, vegetables, meats and pizza.
Day 4 – Dances with Horses – After enjoying a fresh and healthy breakfast, we will jump into the “deep end” of equine communication – the obstacle course. The obstacle course is one of the most effective instruments in horsemanship and you will join your equine partner at liberty to discover not only the complexity of the language of Equus but also your authentic self!
You will learn how to communicate effectively with your horse energetically as well as through intricate movements, gaining the partnership and connection you’ve always desires.
Anna developed the obstacle course over 18 years ago. Since then thousands of her students from all over the world have worked with the obstacle course for a myriad of purposes.
You will apply this safe and effective training approach to all interactions with your horses, while at the same time determining a deeper understanding of your horse’s learning style. Not only will Anna show you how to read the subtleties of your horse’s body language and direct your horse on the ground but she will enlighten you to the specific life lessons your horse wants you to know!
Once the day is done, you will enjoy watching the sunset with cocktail in-hand at the hot tube before another mouthwatering dinner overlooking Arenal lake and contemplating the life lessons the horses brought to you this day.
Day 5 – Animal Communication and the waterfall ride you will never forget!
Animal communication is just a belief away! After a delicious breakfast, on the open-air deck, overlooking the Volcano, Anna will introduce you to the amazing world of Animal Communication. You will explore your inherent gifts and discover how to telepathically connect and communicate with a being of another species.
With this heart-to-heart connection you will uncover a new wordless language of love, a language of thoughts, images, feelings, emotions and other intuitive senses.
Next be sure to bring your camera (or smartphone). We will join Lilander and our horses and go on a 4-hour horseback ride to a beautiful, tropical waterfall tucked deep in the jungle. After a 2-hour ride up, up, up, into the primary rainforest, we will reach the top of the mountain where you will tie up your horses and hike down to the waterfall.
Here you can enjoy a refreshing swim, and relax with beautiful, bountiful nature. The water, and the spectacular flora and fauna will create an experience you will never forget.
We will have our picnic lunch by the waterfall and then hike back up to our horse partners. Enjoy lunch surrounded by the pristine, natural world before connecting with the wild ones. You will explore the magical gifts from our messengers – the animals themselves.
In the afternoon we head back, returning to the Majestic Lodge for a hot soak, or refreshing swim and relax before dinner. In the evening we will go out for dinner to one of our favorite spots in Costa Rica!
Day 6 – Reiki; Energy Healing for Horses.
One of energy healing’s most effective and astounding uses is in the healing of animals. Horses, and animals in general, are great clients for energy work because they don’t have any preconceived notions or skepticism that often get in the way of human receptivity. An animal is simply present to the experience.
You will learn how to:
· Ask for “permission” from your animal companions
· Set up a safe energy healing session
· Scan your horse’s body
· Locate the energy centers of the body, known as the chakras
· Listen to your horse and read his body gestures
· Facilitate “love lessons”
· Recognize the duration of sessions
We have found that most horses love Reiki and other forms of energy work. They will quite often relax into the healing session, lower their heads, keeping a leg cocked in a relaxed position, and even close their eyes as they enjoy the sensation. Many times you can even hear their stomachs gurgle as the healing energy flows through them, clearing energy blocks as it goes. And when they have had enough, they will usually let you know by “waking up” and sometimes even walking away.
Anna will show you the most effective way to apply your practice and your skills to the horse. This is also a great opportunity to review your skills if you are a little rusty or maybe feel like you need a little more instruction. Improve your skill set, increase your confidence, and heal some horses!
The information you will learn comes directly to you from Anna and her decades of knowledge and experience.
Day 7 – Ride with ROTH on the Lake Arenal Trek!
You will embark once again for a stunning rainforest trail ride with your equine partner. Your guides will show you all the amazing flora and fauna along the way! We will travel the lake road taking in the vibrant, green forest that surrounds us.
You will cross over Cano Negro River and head down into the river belt and its lush grasslands and abundant bird life. The nature here is peaceful with a calm dignity. The low hum of the cicadas will remind you of ancient times. You will experience a deep feeling in the core of your very being, living in the moment, in tune with nature. After a refreshing ride with our equine partners you will be treated to a nice boat ride across Lake Arenal, a last opportunity to enjoy the lake and say goodbye before you return to the Majestic Lodge.
Day 8 –Depart Costa Rica or CHOICE ADDITION; Relax in the tropics!
Heading back to San Jose or Liberia in your air con private transfer, the sadness you may feel as you head back home can easily be allayed by getting busy planning your next trip with us!
OR After breakfast choose between the many adventurous activities to do in the Arenal area. Rappelling and canyoning for exhilaration and exercise! Guided hikes through the rainforest and around the volcano, for bird and animal watcher enthusiasts! Butterfly and Reptile Conservatories and much more! Or simply stay at home, enjoy a massage, got to the hot springs, or whatever activity you desire, before having dinner at the return to Majestic Lodge.
As you can see, this is truly a trip of a lifetime that you don’t want to miss. One that you will experience nowhere else. We have very limited space and we are confident that this adventure will sell out very quickly. So if you are interested in joining us, I wouldn’t wait long to make your reservation.
COST: Early Bird: $3,095 (until November 11th) $3,195 November 11th to February 1st, 2018
This inclusive 7-day Reach Out to Horses Retreat includes all treks & tours, lodging and meals. Beverages outside of meals, alcoholic beverages and transport not included. We can help organize your transportation to and from the hotel.
We accept up to 10 guests.
Max rider weight 190lb (86kg)
The itinerary is flexible. Changes may occur due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
For more information please contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org
What Is Included for Retreat Guests
• 7 nights accommodation
• Three delicious meals per day (alcoholic beverages available with dinner, but not included)
• Pairing with one of our wonderful Costa Ricanhorses for the week & english/western tack
• Volcano and jungle rides
• Clinic participation, Reiki I attunement & Reiki for horses
• Optional booking of outside activities such as zip lining, hiking, rappelling down waterfalls, white water rafting, kayaking, hot springs are available but not included.
For more information on the Journey In Paradise, you can visit: Healing Journey in Paradise