April 22 -29, 2017 … 18th Annual Barkan Method Hot Yoga Retreat and Advanced Level II/III Yoga Teacher Training! Apply Now!


Join Jimmy Barkan, and his senior Barkan Method Staff, to experience a blissful, rejuvenating vacation of yoga at Pura Vida Spa – a private, gated, 8-acre mountainside estate in Costa Rica’s Alajuela province.  Pura Vida Retreat and Spa is considered by some as the Wellness & Yoga destination of choice outside the United States.  Advance your yoga practice to the next level while exploring the delights of Costa Rica, a country which is renowned for its beauty. Or relax and ease your worries with a yoga retreat where classes are offered but optional.  Prices start at $1605 and include yoga, housing, meals and airport transfer.

Package #1

Join Jimmy and his senior staff for a magical yoga vacation! Open to everyone. Many come on their own, with a spouse, family and friends. All Yoga classes and evening sessions are available to those on retreat and optional.

Package #2

Hot Yoga Teacher Training Level II and III.  For Certified Yoga Teachers or those with an Advanced Practice only.  Receive Hands-On instruction from Jimmy who has been certifying teachers since 1986!  His experience and expertise is unparalleled.  Be reminded of why you fell in love with hot yoga in the first place!