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2024 celebrates 7 years of the Gaia Hive!

Join us for a Herbalism & Kundalini Yoga retreat in Costa Rica!

Meet the spirits of Cacao, Banana,Ylang Ylang,
and Coffee in person

Sign up by October 7th!












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Join Plant Spirit Medicine Women

Elaine O'Sullivan & Julie Gaia in the rainforest of  Costa Rica, near Lake Arenal, January 24th - 29th 2024

Come and experience the flow of abundance in this tropical paradise!

Start each day with 18 samples of Organic Espresso. Get your kundalini rising!

(just kidding). We will take great care of you!

We will be in the home of monkeys, geckos, & toucans.

Meet lemongrass, aloevera, berries called pitanga (surnam cherry) and different kind of fruit trees: 

guanabana, banana, papaya, & lemon dulce.


Tropical Schedule & what is included:

*Visit a quiet local hot springs/Eco-termales &

 a 500-year-old Ceiba tree.

*Meet plants you love in person! Cacao, coffee,

and ylang ylang, and so much more!

*Begin each day with gentle kundalini yoga & meditation.

*2 days of mindful medicine making with a local herbalist.

*Daily siesta to get to know the tropical plant spirits.

*We will be surrounded by gentle river & jungle sounds.

*Stay 6 days, 5 nights at a lush rainforest retreat centre.

*A private oasis with a bubbling creek all to ourselves!

*All meals included (dietary preferences accommodated)

*All outings included. Simply buy your own flight.

*Transport to and from airport included.

*January 24-29th 2024. Book your flight ASAP after your

phone call to get exact dates and excellent prices.

Open to any adults from anywhere in the world!
Unfortunately, this retreat is not wheelchair accessible.
You need to be able to walk short distances on uneven terrain.

Cost & Registration

How to Register & Flight Details:


Pricing for retreat & accommodation (HST Incl.):

Private room: $3,100 (CAD)
Shared room: $2,500 (CAD)
Two low-income places available: $2,100 (CAD)

Bring a friend and both receive $150 off. Simply let us know. 

Once you decide to join or if you have further questions, please contact Julie or Elaine and book a call to see if this trip is the right fit for you.

Once you register you will receive a packing list, itinerary and welcome letter. 

The Fine Print:

* We are going to fill you with fresh fruit, local chocolate, daily song circles and laughter. Join at your own risk of basking in the rainforest with plant loving people!

*When booking your flights for the retreat please fly to the Liberia Guanacaste airport. Book your flights for arrival before 2pm on January 24th. and depart after 2pm on the 29th. We will provide transport within this time window.
If you arrive/depart at a different time you will need to arrange and pay for your own transportation.

*All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
*You are responsible for paying for your own flights and insurance.
It is strongly recommended that you purchase your own travel insurance.

About Elaine and Julie:

Please see About me for information about Julie Gaia. Elaine and I have been friends for 5000 years and enjoy traveling together. We want to share our Saggitarius love of adventure with you! We both LOVE cats and all things plants. 


Elaine has a deep reverence and connection to the Earth. She is a land tender, reiki master, kundalini yoga teacher, mindfulness guide and plant spirit medicine practitioner. Elaine was born and raised in Ireland. She guides people back to their truth and wholeness by reconnecting to Self and the Earth. Elaine offers yoga classes, plant spirit connection workshops and one-to-one guidance on her farm near Grand Valley, Ontario (traditional territory of the Mississaugas and the Haudenosaunee peoples).See


Join us in Costa Rica
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