Your Ideal Life - Costa Rica Retreat

Vibrate Higher & Live Your Ideal Life


Duration: 6  days, 5 nights at a jungle villa

Location: Uvita, Costa Rica

Upcoming Retreat Dates:

Nov. 5-10, 2020

Suitable for: Men, Women, Couples welcome

Vibrate Higher & Live Your Ideal Life

Conscious Living Teacher, 7x best selling author, Dawn James, invites you to vibrate higher at her signature retreat. Get ready for a life altering experience as Dawn will empower you to design your ideal life, define who you want to be and how you want to live. This transformational retreat will encompass healing your past, getting clear on what you need and designing your ideal life for maximum fulfillment! Together we will create the blueprint to navigate your life in alignment with your core values, passions, gifts and personal power. This is your time to strengthen your sense of self-worth, self-image and purpose. Give yourself permission to vibrate higher, dream, design and to plan a life you deserve!

Joining Dawn is Lura Doebler Shopteau M.A,, L.P.C., E-RYT500, MBSR, C-IAYT. Lura has been teaching yoga for 19 years, and specializes in working with busy professional people, people with cancer, chronic illness and chronic pain – giving them the tools to learn to live in the moment.  She will lead workshops in Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Her workshops, includes individual, tailored instruction in mindfulness meditation practices, as well as group discussions, gentle yoga and stretching, and other relaxation practices.  Lura will also teach Vini yoga to support your self-empowerment transformation, and offer you opportunities to make discoveries through self-inquiry, reconnecting to mind, body and spirit for personal growth and developing a deeper level of self-awareness.

Return home with a new vision of your life and the ability to vibrate higher and live your ideal life!

What You Will Receive:

Manifest Your Thoughts

Our retreat program includes:

  • Daily Vini yoga, the yoga of the individual with Lura
  • Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) workshops with Lura
  • Harmonic uplifting Sound baths with several instruments played by Dawn
  • Session on healing the past – led by Dawn
  • Clarity and Living in Alignment workshops – led by Dawn
  • Designing your ideal life blueprint – led by Dawn
  • Goal setting and Personal Commitment
  • Journaling
  • Ample personal, and silent time to encourage opportunity for self-discovery, clarity and reflection.

You will come away with a

  • renewed sense of purpose
  • new life plan
  • personal commitment to vibrate higher and live the life you have designed.

This Retreat is ideal for anyone who:
  • Wants to create positive, sustainable change in their lives
  • Feels stuck and needs some motivation and inspiration
  • Want a healthier lifestyle (personal and or business), but struggle to achieve it
  • Crave time to rest and rejuvenate in a luxurious space, just for you


What Satisfied Attendees are Saying. . .

What’s Included/Venue highlights:

  • 6 days of luxury accommodation in a tranquil 10 bedroom jungle sanctuary
  • Healthy, mouth-watering meals prepared with love (vegan, vegetarian, meat optional)
  • Onsite masseuse
  • Breathtaking views of mountains, valleys  and the Pacific ocean in one of the most bio-diverse places on earth
  • Guided excursion to Nauyaca Waterfalls, horseback ride & swim
  • Private group transportation to & from the airport (SJO)
  • Round trip airfare from home
  • Meals & alcoholic beverages off-site the Villa
  • Personal, medical or trip cancellation insurance

Why Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is a top destination get away, and with the perfect balance of ocean, mountain, hiking trails, nature and scenic views – what better place to transform your body and ignite a passion for maintaining a balanced healthy lifestyle!

Your Retreat Hosts:

Dawn James

Where many attempt to climb the so-called corporate ladder, she created her own along the way. In her 20+ years in the corporate workspace, change agent and entrepreneur Dawn James not only became one of the youngest controllers for a Fortune 500 company—she also was fortunate to serve as the Director of Finance, HR & IT by the time she was 30. Within those next ten years, she was honored to serve as General Manager for an international corporation before she stepped out into full-time entrepreneurship. Whether she was designing ERP systems for multi-million dollar IT projects, or working shoulder to shoulder with CEOs and Presidents to develop strategic business plans, Dawn brings a unique breadth and depth of business savvy and acumen to clients, large or small. Today she applies her business transformational experiences to individuals as she trains and empowers them to design and live their ideal life.  She has lectured and taught workshops across the globe including North America, UK, Mexico and Costa Rica. Dawn is passionate about teaching others how to align their goals, values, skills and heart space to build successful, sustainable businesses and a fulfilling personal life. She has designed a location independent lifestyle and is a mentor to many. When she is not hosting retreats, she is writing and managing her company Publish and Promote.

Lura Shopteau

Lura Shopteau – M.A., LPC, E-RYT-500, YACEP, C-IAYT, MBSR Lura has valued the Pura Vida Costa Rica lifestyle for over 24 years and feels blessed to call this magical place home.  She moved full time to Uvita in 2013 and opened her dedicated yoga school and training center, Bienestar. With almost 20 years of teaching experience, Lura has earned her E-RYT-500, which is the highest recognized designation for a certified yoga teacher, making Lura certified to train other teachers at all levels.  The practice of yoga brought her to train as a professional counselor (LPC), yoga therapist (C-IAYT) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher. She is specially trained to apply psychotherapy, yogic, and meditation techniques to treat medical issues. With yoga, Lura has worked with integrative medical professionals helping clients with an array of health problems. She has taught in medical schools, hospitals, yoga centers, and trained other yoga teachers while maintaining a private practice in holistic counselling.

Registration closes



Fees include meals, accommodations, excursion, workshops, massage, private group  airport transfers.

Private accommodation: $2,399; Shared (2) people: $1,999

Register HERE

BONUS* You will also receive:

  • A Pre-Trip Individual call – 30 minutes of 1:1 time with Dawn so she can get to know you personally and best support you on the retreat
  • Post-Trip Individual Call – Dawn will touch base with you for a post-trip 30 min follow up call to encourage you to move forward with your plan and commitment to your new ideal life!

Ready for a Soulful Experience?

CALL 1.587.315.9972 or CLICK HERE to schedule a Discovery Call

Contact Dawn