Yoga for Mental Health Retreat

Better Understand Mental Health & How Yoga Impacts the Healing Process

6 Day Retreat, Costa Rica

This Retreat will be held at The Retreat Costa Rica, a Luxury Spa Resort in the mountains of Atenas, Costa Rica.  Only 45 minutes from the San Jose airport.

A *6-Day, 5-Night Retreat, focusing on Yoga for Mental Health, led by Dr. Angie Holzer, specializing in Yoga for Mental Health from Stanford University.  All levels are welcome! This retreat will discuss how yoga can help in the areas of mental health on a deeper level. 

Upcoming Retreats: Costa Rica
Sept 10 - Sept 15, 2024

New to yoga?  Are you a yoga instructor? Everyone is welcome. Join us and go deeper in your understanding of how yoga can help in areas of mental health. Dr. Angie Holzer specializes in Yoga for Mental Health and will be teaching classes on trauma-informed yoga, anxiety, depression, and other areas of mental health and how yoga and meditation can help. 

Healing Foods
Local & Organic

Experience healthy and clean eating.  Learn how foods impact mental health. All foods are locally grown, farm to table. This retreat provides healing foods that are gluten-free and dairy-free. Vegetarian and Vegan options are always available. Start your day off with a tea from the tea and coffee table (available anytime). 

Relaxation &
Health Spa

During this retreat, you will have access to all amenities, which includes 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, steam room, cold waterfall foundation, meditation deck, lounge area, and more. 

You can also book a spa treatment for 10% off prior to arrival. Here

Retreat Schedule


Welcome Lunch and/or Dinner based on arrival time. Free Time. Enjoy Retreat Amenities. Journaling.


Welcome Ceremony and Yoga Class, Healing Breakfast, Yoga Philosophy (Masterclass 1), Farm-To-Table Lunch, Free Time, Restorative Yoga, Dr. Holzer's Breathwork Masterclass, Dinner, Journaling


Morning Meditation & Yoga Class, Healing Breakfast, Nature Hike, Farm-To-Table Lunch, Angie Bailey's Trauma & Yoga (Masterclass 2), Free Time, Restorative Yoga, Dinner, Journaling


Yoga Class, Healing Breakfast, Yoga Philosophy (Masterclass 3), Farm-To-Table Lunch, Free Time, Restorative Yoga, Dr. Holzer's Meditation 101 Masterclass, Dinner, Evening Meditation


Sunrise Meditation, Yoga Class, Healing Breakfast, Yoga Philosophy (Masterclass 4), Farm-To-Table Lunch, Free Time, Restorative Yoga, Adaptive Yoga Class, Dinner, Journaling


Morning Yoga Class, Healing Breakfast, Yoga Philosophy (Masterclass 5), Farm-To-Table Lunch, Free Time, Restorative Yoga, Evening Meditation & Sound Bath, Dinner, Journaling

Daily Schedule

*All activities are optional. You can always choose to enjoy the spa, get a massage, go on a nature hike, swim, and relax.

Each month, starting six months prior to the retreat, you will receive reading or video materials to help you prepare for this retreat.

More Details

Location:  This beautiful healing spa provides a luxury retreat experience in the mountains of Atenas, Costa Rica.  Learn more about the retreat here.  All packages include a beautiful room, organic & healing foods, spa, pools, yoga studio, nature hikes and more. Flight not included. 

Who Can Participate?

All levels are welcome! This retreat is focused on learning to adapt your yoga practice to fit different mental health needs.  This could include someone new to yoga, yoga instructors, health professionals or anyone interested in deepening their yoga practice. Come join us!

Spots are limited, so book today!

Single Occupancy

10 Rooms Available, 1 occupant = $3,700/one person (taxes included) + transaction fee

Double Occupancy

6 Rooms Available, 2 occupants = $2,900/a person (taxes included) + transaction fee

Triple Occupancy

Premium Room (2 queen beds + sofa bed): 

1 Room Available, 3 occupants: $2,500/per person (taxes included) + transaction fee

*Option to pay by check is available (no transaction fee added). Contact us for details ( or 650-804-2729).

**Price includes 

All Facility Amenities

5 Night, 6 Days at The Retreat in boutique luxury accommodations

All meals (farm-to-table, vegetarian and vegan friendly options)

Spa area (pools, hot tubs, steam room)

Nature Hike (Self-Guided)

Tea and Coffee Table (unlimited)

Additional Facilities (fitness room, meditation deck, lounging area)

10% Off Spa Treatments

All participants receive 10% off spa treatments when booked prior to arrival. See full list here

Not Included

Flight is not included in price. Travel to and from the airport is not included, but can be added to the booking for additional fee.

A 3% transaction fee may be added to the price depending on payment type. 

Booking Details

Book Today!

Email us for availability - (Please email with any questions). 

Rooms can go fast, and we will try to update the availability on this website. 

Fees need to be paid in full to hold your spot. 

Cancellation Policy

Full refund 100% 6 months before retreat start date (minus the transaction fee), 50% refund up to 4 months prior to start date, 25% refund up to 2 months before. No refund within 2 months of retreat start date, but you are welcome to join a future retreat at a discounted price. We do not offer credit for early arrival or departure. We are not responsible for expenses incurred due to cancellation of retreat, such as airline tickets, loss of work, weather cancelations, personal emergencies, COVID restrictions or other expenses associated with your trip. We recommend purchasing travel insurance through a qualified agent. Thank you for understanding. 


Dr. Angie Holzer

About: Dr. Holzer received her yoga certification in Rishikesh, India from Yogi Dinesh in 2016, where she specialized in Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga. She is trained in Ayurvedic Philosophy, a natural system of medicine, and adapts that into her practiceDr. Holzer specialized in yoga for mental health at Stanford University, where she taught yoga and meditation classes since 2017.   She is certified in trauma-informed yoga, yoga for cancer survivors, and applied adaptive yoga.  Dr. Holzer specializes in providing tools to help with anxiety, depression, PTSD, stress, and other areas of mental health. 

Learn more here.   Other Instructors

Tools and Resources

Essential Oils

All participants have the option of purchasing a starter essential oils kit.  More information to come.

All participants will receive the Yoga for Mental Health curriculum by Dr. Angie Holzer and a list of resources prior to retreat.

Read more about the Retreat Here.  The Retreat Costa Rica is a luxury spa with all necessary amenities for relaxing and healing.  Here is the 3 occupancy price.

Read more about our Yoga for Mental Health Certification. This is a structure for anyone interested in going deeper in their understanding of how yoga helps areas of mental health.