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Join Naturopathic Doctors, Beebe Dericks, Jonathan Carlson, and LuLu Shimek, for an escape into the tropical splendor of Pura Vida Retreat & Spa in Costa Rica. This healing experience includes daily instructional wellness classes, yoga, hydrotherapy, healing mind-body therapies, eco-adventures, cooking demos, rejuvenating spa treatments, and ample free time for restoring your vitality.

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Receive a private pre-consultation with a team of Naturopathic Doctors to discuss your chronic disease and set the groundwork for transformational healing. 

Discover freedom during a magical week of healing, education and support.  

Integrate newly gained skills to ensure lasting results. 


Dr. LuLu teaches her patients to create new lifestyles and relationships with themselves by a thorough examination of the foundations of health. These foundations create new doorways for the body, mind and spirit to rejuvenate by allowing the body to release old emotional and physical patterns. 

To read more about Dr. LuLu and taking charge of your own health click here.

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Dr. Jonathan guides patients on transformational journeys to wellness that fundamentally shift their outlook on life and their health.  He empowers clients by teaching techniques such as mindfulness practices, bio-feedback, somatic medicine, nutritional therapy combined with hands-on-medicine to promote a balanced nervous system that supports your optimal health.

To read more about Dr. Jonathan Carlson click here.



Dr. Beebe Dericks utilizes both Eastern and Western modalities to guide clients on journeys of healing and self­ discovery while encouraging a deepening of inner connection and awareness. Dr. Beebe is a passionate believer in the power of combining acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine and has witnessed miraculous transformations of health as the direct result of merging these modalities. 

To read more about Dr. Beebe Dericks click here.

Three delicious daily healing and cleansing meals • Fresh juices, smoothies, wheat grass, and coconut water • Cooking Instruction • Invigorating am yoga, restorative pm yoga, and meditation • Aerial skills class • Local evening entertainment and Salsa Dancing • Eco-Adventure Tours including hot springs and a medicinal herb walk

 Pura Vida Retreat & Spa is located in Costa Rica, on a private mountainside estate enveloped in lush gardens surrounded by magnificent coffee plantations.  It spans more that seven acres at an elevation of 4.900 feet above sea level surrounded by coffee plantations overlooking Costa Rica's capital city, San Jose. Their mission is to support and uplift you on your journey to impart the joy and vitality of Costa Rica culture and people. 

Pura Vida Retreat and Spa offers a variety of enchanting accommodations scattered across meticulously landscaped grounds, each designed to delight with views of lush gardens and majestic mountains. Contact the retreat center to reserve your room. 


Single $755/Double $1010


Single $960/Double $1370


Single $980/Double $1400


Single $1030/Double $1490

*Spaces are limited

* $997.00 deposit is non-refundable after 8/26/2017

NOT INCLUDED: Airfare. lodging, and travel insurance (recommended) INCLUDED: Travel to and from SJO airport
TRAVEL: Saturday Check-in begins at 2 PM.  Evening welcome ceremony begins at 8 PM so please plan accordingly

 Balance due by October 20th, 2017. Payment plans available.