What does it take to live and age well in today’s world? Come experience leading-edge insights from the science and practice of living longer and better. Top teachers in their fields help you explore how to achieve your fullest health potential, while living with more purpose, peace, and passion. Discover a wide spectrum of proven practices designed to transform your inner and outer well-being in fun and effective ways that you can continue at home.
Led by experts in the world’s best healthy lifestyle practices—including longevity, nutrition, wellness, life coaching, meditation and mindfulness, yoga, qigong, Pilates, and more—you explore the process of discovering your greater health potential. Directly experience the changes you want to see in your life as you learn science-based methods to live longer, better, happier, and with a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in your everyday life.
Each day offers programs that build on each other to illuminate an evolving path toward greater well-being and teach you how to live a fuller life. You return home with life lessons and practices for thriving in an uncertain environment and culture.
Richard Leider, renowned life coach and author of the international best-sellers The Power of Purpose and Repacking Your Bags
Esther Perel, celebrated psychotherapist, relationship expert, and author of the international best-seller Mating in Captivity
Kenneth R. Pelletier, PhD, MD, clinical professor of medicine and author of Change Your Genes, Change Your Life
Elissa Epel, PhD, author of The Telemere Effect and director of the Aging, Metabolism, and Emotions Center at UCSF
Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, clinician, scientist, president of the Mind & Life Institute, and author of Leaves Falling Gently
Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD, physician, cofounder of Omega, founder of Blue Spirit Costa Rica, and author of Time Shifting
Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, an integrative medicine physician and the author of several best-selling books, including BodyWise
Douglas Carlton Abrams, cofounder of Idea Architects, and coauthor of The Book of Joy with Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama
Monica Ramos Tapia, director of well-being at Harmony Projects and creative director of the Healing Centre in Nosara, Costa Rica
Page Sieffert, Pilates teacher and founder of the Pilates Nosara training center in Costa Rica
Steven Michael Pague, certified instructor in qigong and healing arts and founding Omega staff member
Add an optional cleanse to any week:
There is an additional $200 charge for this program. Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for the cleanse.
Wednesdays are a free day so you can explore all that Blue Spirit and the surrounding area have to offer.
Sample Daily Schedule (Weeks 2, 5, and 6)
|7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.||Daily Optional Yoga or Qigong Class|
|7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.||Breakfast|
|2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.||Workshop|
|6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.||Dinner|
|8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.||Entertainment, Workshop, or Free Time|
Meet the Teachers
Richard Leider is the founder of Inventure—The Purpose Company—and is curator of the acclaimed...
Esther Perel, a couples therapist and relationship author, is recognized as one of today’s most...
Kenneth R. Pelletier, PhD, MD, is a clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine,...
Elissa Epel, PhD, is a professor in the department of psychiatry, at University of California,...
Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, is a clinician, mindfulness teacher, researcher, and meditation...
Stephan Rechtschaffen, MD, author of Timeshifting, is cofounder of the Omega Institute and...
Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, is a family practice and integrative medicine physician with a...
Douglas Carlton Abrams is an author, editor, and literary agent. He is the founder and president...
Monica Ramos Tapia is the director of well-being at Harmony Projects and creative director of the...
Page Sieffert, founder of the Pilates Nosara training center, began her Pilates journey when she...
Steven Michael Pague, a founding staff member of the Omega Institute, has been cofacilitating...
Tuition & Fees
Costa Rica Week 2: Pathways to Vital Longevity
Please see Stay With Us below for all-inclusive prices, as costs will vary depending on your program and room choices.
Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, evening performances, sampler classes (during the week), and more.
Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund.
A refund, less a $100 processing fee, will be offered for cancellations made on or before the close of business, 45 days before each program. No refund or credit will be offered for cancellations made with less than 45 days notice, if you do not show up, or if you leave a program early.
We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance, which insures you against unforeseen sickness, injury, job loss, inclement weather, and more. Rates are available through TravMark's A+ Program Protection Plans. Get a free quote today.
- Early Bird: Save $100 when you register on or before November 11, 2019. This discount is available both online and by phone.
- Extend your stay: Save $200 when you book two weeks at Omega Costa Rica. Add another two weeks and save an additional $200. To take advantage of this discount, please call Omega at 877.944.2002.
- Members also receive $100 off anytime. This discount is available both online and by phone.