Leading Health and Wellness Retreats in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

DONE BY: Jessica Geltz | Hilton Head High School '16 | Wellesley College '21

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: Local yoga studio

LENGTH: 3 weeks

LOCATION: Costa Rica and Nicaragua 

FUN: ★★★★★

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED: 

Found out the benefits of meditation, lived and worked in a third world country

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

8am ~ 11pm: Cleaning, Scheduling, Setting up/taking down, Yoga, Teaching meditation, Being a Liason

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 50

IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES: 

  • Free food
  • Free board
  • Free flights

TOP TIPS: 

Contact your local yoga studio and see if any yogis are doing retreats! Ask if they need help, offer your services fully

MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY: 

Renewed self worth

 

Jiyoung Jeong