Bergen Family Chiropractic

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Bergen Family Chiropractic

Costa Rica Yoga & Healthy Cooking Retreat 2014!

Costa Rica Yoga & Healthy Cooking Retreat 2014 – it’s time to register!Costa Rica Poster -JPEG

Dates:  Feb 22 – Mar 1, 2014  (Saturday to Saturday)

Join Dr. Amy Mercovich and Chef Eric Mercovich in Costa Rica for…

“Yoga and Healthy Cooking Retreat”

Costa Rica, Potrero Beach    

Feb 22 – Mar 1, 2014


Morning Yoga on the Veranda

Healthy Cooking Classes with Chef Eric

Who is this Retreat for?

Regular people like you and me who enjoy any or all of the following:

Hot Sun and Amazing Sunsets

Beach Walks

Yoga & Meditation with Dr. Amy Mercovich

Healthy Food (wait until you taste the tropical fruit!)IMG_0144

Laughter, Smiles, and Fun

Healthy Cooking Classes with Chef Eric Mercovich

Relaxing by the pool, afternoon siestas, massages

Cocktail Hour  (by coincidence this arrives about the same time as sunset… hhhmmm… interesting possibilities)

Adventures – exploring the area, bodysurfing, stand up paddleboarding, ziplining (all optional, of course)


A Typical Day’s Itinerary

*Each day’s itinerary and menu will be posted on the “Daily Bliss Board”

7:00 AM Coffee and Tea are Ready

Our Pool…..Refreshing and Delightful!

7:30 AM Power Vinyasa Yoga

8:45 AM Healthy Breakfast Buffet

Free time to enjoy Costa Rica beaches, the pool, local restaurants, take a tour or a nap…

4:30 PM  Optional Exercise Opportunity (high intensity intervals, short yoga session, pool yoga)

5:00 PM Optional Meditation

5:30 PM Sunset Celebration & Healthy Cooking Class Dinner with Chef Eric

8:00 PM Lunar Yoga Flow, “Hang Time” on the Balcony, Sleep like a Baby – choose your bliss


Included in the Retreat Fee:

Welcome Reception with Cocktails

Luxury Accommodations (everything is sparkling new, granite everywhere, very spacious, private bathrooms)

Daily Yoga Session (plus extra sessions for those who want them)

Meditation Sessions (optional – actually, all activities are optional!  This is your retreat.)

High Intensity Interval Training (“bursts”) opportunities for quick, body sculpting workouts

Two Big Meals plus Snacks per day lovingly made by Chef Eric (breakfast daily and dinner – this could be all the food you need yet also allows you to explore some of the great local restaurants to which you can walk)

Our Retreat Home – Beach begins where the grass ends and the pool is behind the low red bushes

Two Healthy Cooking Classes with Chef Eric (these are super fun, informative, and include a multiple course meal!)

One Hour Massage or Ziplining Canopy Tour

Transportation to and from Liberia airport (if traveling on start & end dates)

Pool, Chaise Lounges, Beach Toys

Dr. Amy “special surprises & treats”


What is not included in Retreat Fee:

Tips (van drivers, housekeeping staff) & Departure Tax ($29)

Most alcoholic beverages

Extra excursions,  tours, and massages

Airfare to/from Liberia, Costa Rica airport

Amazing sunsets! This photo was taken from our veranda.




The view from our balcony










Register Now! Act Quickly – only 10 spots available!

$1449 per person

Register Now (per person, dble occupancy)

Check out these photos and comments from the 2013 Retreat!


Silent Meditation Walk on the Beach


Costa Retreat Retreat Group 2013 at Mar Y Sol Sunset Celebration


“I had one of the most relaxing vacations and best food ever!” – Toby

“Thank you so much for the most wonderful week ever!  I had the time of my life… great food, great people, and amazing experiences.  I am so grateful.”  – Robyn

“I knew this retreat was going to be wonderful but it exceeded all expectations!  Food, yoga, friendships, and lots of support and love.  Namaste.”  – Mary

“Thank you for a wonderful, relaxing, fun week.  This whole experience will be with me in the present, past, and future – what a great time!”  – Carm

“Amy & Eric have inspired me with the yoga sessions and fabulous cooking.  I am so excited that yoga has rid me of my vertigo, so I will continue at home.  I have made wonderful memories and best of all, new friends.”  – Cindy

“Many thanks!  Oooooooommmmmmm!” – Karen

“Thank you for a completely relaxing yet adventurous and exciting week!  You created the perfect balance that we were all craving between introspection, enjoyment, and socializing.  That’s amazing!  Great job!  Pura Vida!” – Molly


Beautiful and Delicious Meal from Chef Eric

“What an extreme pleasure…when is the next one?”  – Ron & Vicki

“A week filled with opportunities and possibilities – thank you for sharing your gifts with us.”  -Cathy