Aerial Arts and Yoga in Costa Rica ~ April 18-23, 2019

Join us for another Aerial Arts retreat in Costa Rica!

April 18-23, 2019



Nadine Johnson and Katie Nicole Wilkerson have joined forces to bring a wonderful long weekend getaway to all who love their time in the air!

If you enjoy aerial arts, good food, and amazing people in paradise, this trip is for you!

We’ll share a welcome session on our first night including restorative yoga. The next four days include morning yoga, aerial workshops and lots of free time to enjoy the pool, herb garden and bliss of Pura Vida Spa. On our last day, we’ll gather for a morning vinyasa practice and farewells.

All classes are taught by professional instructors and performers. Learn safe and sustainable habits for your aerial practice in the silks or on the hoop with professional aerialist, Katie Nicole Wolkerson. Deepen your understanding of how yoga can support your time in the air with Nadine Johnson.

Every retreat includes a raffle with a special prize.



On this Aerial Arts in Costa Rica, start your day with an invigorating yoga practice before a nutritious breakfast. Spend your day in workshops refining your aerial skills. We’ll end our day with a Restorative Yoga practice with the city lights shimmering in the distance.

Pura Vida Spa and Resort in Costa Rica has thoughtfully cultivated an oasis of peace and serenity. Pamper your body and soul while exploring the delights of Costa Rica, a country which is renowned for its beauty.

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Our host, Pura Vida Spa and Resort, is located on the mountain cloud rain forest just 20 minutes from San Jose, Costa Rica’s largest city. Fly into San Jose Int’l Airport (SJO).

Upper/Middle Kiva


These mountainside rooms offer plenty of space and comfort with private balconies and gorgeous views. Approximately 270 square feet, these rooms are great for single occupancy, but spacious enough for a comfortable roommate set up .

A king or queen size bed available for single occupancy. Twin size beds for double occupancy.

Kiva Upper units have balconies overlooking the Central Valley, while the Kiva Lower units have private patios overlooking tropical gardens and greenery.

Single: $1950
Double: $3050



These deluxe style rooms feature private balconies with gorgeous views. Approximately 250 square feet, these rooms are great for single occupancy, but spacious enough for a comfortable roommate set up .

King-size bed available for single occupancy. Twin beds are available for double occupancy.

Single: $1900
Double: $2950



Our hybrid tent-bungalows are the ultimate in eco-chic accommodations for nature lovers. Spacious six-sided tent bungalows contain the same comfortable beds and relaxing lounge areas as other rooms, electricity, space to store clothes, and of course, plenty of fresh mountain air. Attractive and clean shared baths surrounded by gardens are steps away.

King-size bed available for single occupancy. Twin beds are available for double occupancy.

Single: $1600
Double: $2600


Three delicious farm-to-table meals per day are included int he retreat price.

The restaurant is casual buffet and the staff take great pride in serving delicious farm to table delights. The menu includes a variety of vegan, gluten-free and vegetarian fare as well as chicken and fish.

All dietary needs can be accommodated.




Katie Nicole Wilkerson
Katie Nicole is a multidisciplinary performer and artist, based out of San Francisco, CA. Her inclination for dramatic choreography, combined with her childlike innocence, have audiences falling in love across the globe.

Miss Katie began her aerial journey in 2012, falling head over heels for aerial hoop. Not long after, she found a fondness to dance trapeze, duo trapeze/aerial hoop, as well as bending over backward and grabbing her ankles occasionally.

Katie has worked under notable names such as Rachel Strickland, Megan Wegg, Micah Walters, Rachel Walker and Dianna Larsen. She has performed with Cirque Du Soleil, and is an approved artist of Cirque Eloize.

Not only does Katie dazzle an audience, she is also an instructor to the willing in aerial hoop, advanced flexibility, and aerial conditioning.


Nadine Johnson

Nadine started practicing to relax. While working 12 hour days and traveling 100K+ miles per year, yoga helped her stay healthy and thrive in her Design career. She started teaching to help others find a healthy balance in life.

She has always integrated her consistent practice of Ashtanga Yoga for over 20 years with other disciplines-mountain biking, pilates, aerial silks, lyra and trapeze. She inspires her students to develop a safe and sustainable lifelong practice, as she has done for herself. She is an E-RYT500 hour certified yoga teacher based in San Francisco, CA.

Experience clear and concise direction in Nadine’s yoga classes. She loves partnering with teachers from other disciplines to help students discover their own inner strength intelligently and safely. Her retreats guide students beyond fitness to become wellness warriors.

Getting There

By Airplane: Fly into Juan Santamara International Airport (SJO)

From there, the Pura VIda Resort and Spa shuttle will pick you up.

Check in time: 12pm, Thursday April 18, 2019
Check out time: 11am, Tuesday April 23, 2019

What’s Included

  • 6 days and 5 nights accommodations
  • 3 daily nutritious farm to table meals (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free available)
  • Transportation to and from Juan Santamara International Airport (SJO)
  • Invigorating morning yoga flow classes
  • Calming evening restorative yoga classes
  • Aerial silks and trapeze workshops

What’s Not Included

  • Airfare (fly into SJO)
  • extra nights (available at a special discount)
  • Travel insurance
  • Any additional activities or classes

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Extra activities available:

  • Waterfall Gardens Tour ($50)-Monday only
  • Poas Volcano Tour ($50)-Friday only
  • Private city tour ($20), minimum 8 people
  • Spa sessions (book onsite)
  • Extra aerial workshops
  • Private aerial sessions
  • Private/Semi-private yoga sessions


A $275 non-refundable deposit will secure your space and be applied to the remaining balance due. Remaining balance is due no later than February 19, 2019. Deposits are transferable until February 1, 2019. Payment plans available. Please inquire for individual payment plan schedule.

Cancellation Policy:
Due to the nature of this retreat, 50% of your payment (excluding the $275 non-refundable deposit) will be refunded if your space if cancelled prior to February 18, 2019. After February 19, 2019, there are no refunds.


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