Calendar of Upcoming Events
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Golden Lines (Endorsements/Kudos/Testimonials)
New title published by North Atlantic Press:
Rainforest Medicine: Preserving Indigenous Science & Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon by Jonathon Sparrow Miller Weisberger, ethnobotanist, founder and steward of Guaria de Osa, director of CCBD
(Council for Cultural & Biological Diversity)
JULY 20 - 27, 2013
Soar into more happiness, success and fulfillment through this combination of transformational workshops and nature experiences! Hatha and Laughter Yoga, Full-Moon Drumming and Dance, Dolphin and Whale adventures, and more!
|Life Coach, Valerie Sheppard
Benefit from this opportunity for personal development and self-discovery in one place at one time designed to re-ground yourself in what is most important; re-connect with your inner joy and purpose; re-juvenate your vody, mind and spirit; re-fresh your vision, and re-charge your passion.
This retreat tithes your tuition to the marine turtle rescue project happening right now right on the beach at Guaria de Osa.
To sign up for this splendid retreat, please contact Valerie Sheppard at or ring her in California at Tel: 949-891-8491
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"Meet" Guaria de Osa EcoLodge at: www.guariadeosa.com
A Vacation with a Purpose
- Valerie Sheppard, Founder and CEO of Sherpa of Happiness of California, is a Life Coach sharing important skills for lifelong learning and inspired living. She is a messenger sharing wisdom and love to help you be more peaceful, balanced and free. Her 4-step empowerment process is helping people go from tired to inspired, from confusion to clarity, from fear and frustration to courage and confidence, and from self-doubt and self-abandonment to self-acceptance and self-love. Join her in the magic of the Osa, where you'll be surrounded by emerald-green rainforest and sapphire-blue sea, as you discover skills you can use for a lifetime of inspired living.
- Sierra Goodman, Founder of Vida Marina on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica, who will introduce us, face to face, with Dolphins playing in the Pacific
- Jonathon S. Miller W., a moxie ethnobotanist, rainforest guide, and steward of Guaria de Osa EcoLodge on the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. You cannot miss a hike into the forest with Jonathon as he sees the visible and the invisible.
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See two videos introducing Guaria de Osa EcoLodge, Happiness in Nature and
where you will read the itinerary, meet retreat leaders, and how to register.
In the above link, you will read the itinerary, meet retreat leaders, and how to register.
Come bask in the sun and nature's splendor in Costa Rica.
Your Happiness Sabbatical at Guaria de Osa offers the perfect combination of rest, relaxation, renewal, lifelong learning and inspired living. Rediscover your wholeness.
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August 18 - 25, 2013
A Family Vacation
Listening to the Voice of the Earth
Transforming the Lives of Families
Through the Magic of Nature
Where the Ocean is our front yard
and the Rainforest is our back yard.
With joy and laughter, a family vacation is a direct experience, understanding, appreciating, conserving Rainforest Biodiversity and Us... in the emerald-green rainforest as your 'back yard' and the sapphire-blue sea as your 'front yard' with a myriad of out-door activities including Yoga!
All ages welcome to Orchid of the Osa / Guaria de Osa - a child friendly wilderness ecolodge.
With Ladna, tropical ecologist and Jonathon Miller Weisberger, ethnobotanist, (sister and brother team) who will guide you and your children
with arts & crafts activities gifted by Nature;
Marine Turtle Nesting experiences;
Whale and Dolphin viewing,
swimming, surfing, snorkeling,
massaging your bare-feet in the soft sand;
taking a shower in the rain …
and yet coming home with a tan!
Come! to the "Little Amazon of Costa Rica" where National Geographic says "it's the most biologically diverse place on Earth" meaning, a great number of species live in one concentrated area.
Come to Orchid of the Osa / Guaria de Osa
where Trip Advisor ranked us as #1 of 18 specialty lodging in Drake Bay
and has given us 5 stars!
Come have fun, joy, and laughter in Nature with
Katie McClung, who offers arts and crafts and yoga for children and parents; and
Zappo Whiterabbit Dickinson, who will bring magic, games, circus performing activities to this unique nature family vacation.
Tel:(510) 235-4313 (in California)
Your fees include a donation to marine turtle conservation and The Berkeley School, an exceptional independent school in California.
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