Join Jacqui Lalita on a lush adventure into the heart of Pachamama Costa Rica. Renew your soul in paradise and start 2015 off dancing your dreams awake. This retreat is designed to unleash creativity, self expression and sensuality as we savor the splendor of Costa Rica's rich fertile land beside the magical Talari river. Merge with the rhythms of nature and awaken to the sounds of the magical rio Talari from your own riverside cabin. Nourish your body with gourmet organic meals with most ingredients sourced from the onsite garden and farmers market. Spend your days dancing, dreaming, communing with the Earth and sharing with new and old friends. The time is now to enliven your spirit and dive into the depths of your being amidst gushing waterfalls and rushing rivers! We'll have yoga each morning and 2 dance workshops a day with belly dance and wild woman wisdom at the heart of it all. Workshops taught by Jacqui will include Egyptian Belly Dance, Romani Gypsy Dance, Spanish Gypsy, Afro Brazilian/Samba fusion, Nature Dance, Dance Empowerment, Sacred Trance Dances of the Middle East and more. The healing ancient practice of belly dance is a dance for ALL women of all ages and abilities. There will be plenty of free time to lounge in a hammock, swim in the cool river, sunbathe on the hot rocks, connect with kindred spirits and behold fireflies lighting up the mountains at night. Our time together will be leading up to the first new moon of the year and and we'll be joining together in a powerful ritual to plant our dream seeds for 2015. partial scholarships available!