Week 5 - Mindful Living


February 1–8, 2014

During Week 5 of Omega Costa Rica, you immerse yourself in one in-depth program for the week. Explore Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and how to apply it in your daily life with Melissa Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer (see below)Experience a powerful tune-up of your intuitive abilities with James Van Praagh. Or, delve into personal writing and tell your own story with Nancy Slonim Aronie.

Mindful Living
A Retreat in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Melissa Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer
Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned program at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, this retreat teaches you the basics of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and how to apply it in your daily life. Florence Meleo-Meyer, director of Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-Based, Professional Training, and Education Programs at the Center, and Melissa Blacker, guiding teacher in the Boundless Way Zen sangha, engage you in sitting meditation, body scanning, and hatha yoga, and guide you in practicing and integrating mindfulness in your communications and other daily activities.

While You’re Here

Add an optional cleanse to any week.

Healthy Vacation Cleanse
Shivanter Singh
You can also add this special healthy vacation cleanse to enhance your experience at Blue Spirit. Restore and rejuvenate yourself with an abundant array of delicious foods combined with detoxifying herbs, teas, and juices. Available during Weeks 1–6. There is an additional $200 charge for this program.

Also, Steven Michael Pague joins us this week to teach optional qigong classes and host evening events and community gatherings.