IMMERSIONS

DEEPEN YOUR DANCE/MOVEMENT PRACTICE
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PATHWAYS TO PRESENCE

A DANCE AS RITUAL IMMERSION
with Aliza Rivka, Board Certified Dance Therapist
 

Monday November 1st-Friday November 5th

Danyasa Eco-Retreat | Dominical, Costa Rica

Dance​ through life with more ease, grace & trust

 

Learn to move stuck energy and reset your nervous system

 

Expand your capacity to sense, feel and listen

 

Empower yourself as an embodied being, here to live into new levels of truth, authentic expression, intuition and love 

Join with a community of likeminded movers, devoted to the dance and embodying a new way

Befriend your body as a source of wisdom, power and delight

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To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking. -Agnes de Mille

TUITION: $1100-1800
See accommodations page for details on single and shared rooms 
$700 non-refundable deposit to secure your spot

payment plans available | Local/tico rate also available for offsite participants

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Pre & Post Retreat Group Zoom call

  • 4 nights eco-accommodation at Danyasa

  • Breakfast & Dinner each day

  • Coffee, Tea, Filtered Water

  • Daily Dance Sessions with Aliza Rivka

  • Pristine beaches within walking distance

  • Free high speed Wi-Fi throughout the premises

  • Air-conditioning!

  • Free time for hiking, adventure, sunbathing, and relaxation.

  • Communal deck, and luxury swimming pool with waterfall

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Airfare to and from Juan Santamaría International (SJO) Airport

  • Shuttle to and From Danyasa Yoga Retreat center

  • Lunch daily 

  • Massages or other spa services​

  • Optional yoga classes onsite, provided by the Danyasa team ($6/class)

  • Optional add-on excursions such as surfing, ziplining, snorkeling, etc.

  • Tips and gratuities

Learn more about Danyasa Eco-Retreat accommodations here

Through movement, liberate yourself from limiting beliefs and experience FREEDOM in the NOW.
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"This was such a special, magical experience! So grateful to you, Aliza, for dreaming it into being. It was a true highlight of my year, showing me what my body, heart and soul need to feel supported, vibrant, and seen."
— Or Hargil, live retreat participant 2019 —
SCHEDULE

MONDAY (ARRIVALS)

6:00pm Dinner

7:00pm Opening Circle

TUESDAY

8-9:30 Morning​ Dance Session

9:30 Breakfast

10am Optional Yoga / Free Time

12pm Lunch

1-4pm Learning Session

5:00 Sunset

6:30 Dinner

WEDNESDAY

8-9:15 Morning​ Dance Session

9:30 Breakfast

10am Optional Yoga / Free Time

12pm Lunch

1:00-4:00pm Learning Session

5:00 Sunset

6:30 Dinner

THURSDAY

8-9:15 Morning​ Cacao + Dance

9:30 Breakfast

10am Optional Yoga / Free Time

12pm Lunch

1:00-4:00pm Learning Session

5:00 Sunset

6:30 Dinner

FRIDAY

7:15-9:00am Closing Ceremony

9:30 Breakfast

11am Departures

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HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR RETREAT

 

DAILY DANCE SESSIONS

RITUAL PRACTICE

ECSTATIC DANCE

AUTHENTIC MOVEMENT

CONTINUUM

SOUND HEALING

CACAO CEREMONY 

EMBODIED MEDITATION

NATURE CONNECTION

DAILY BEACH TIME

MERMAID POOL PLAY

PACIFIC OCEAN SUNSETS

FRESH COCONUTS

COSTA RICA ADVENTURE

EMBODIED COMMUNITY 

Aliza’s positive and intuitive reflections helped me to see myself and others authentically with LOVE. Very big work this is. And Aliza his effing good at it. I am so blessed by her always clear reflection of our inner truths. Aliza helped to coax my inner child back out into the light.
— Soul Sundays Ecstatic Dance participant 2021 —

MEET YOUR FACILITATOR

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ALIZA RIVKA

Kohenet Hebrew Priestess, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist 

Aliza Rivka has been facilitating transformative movement experiences for over a decade. For Aliza, dance has always been both the medicine and the guide, a sure way to come home to our embodied truth and the freedom of the present moment. 

 

Aliza's devotion to the dancing path has led her to study a range of movement modalities including the 5Rhythms, Authentic Movement, Continuum, Temple Body Arts and more. She earned her BA in Dance at Columbia University and a Master's of Science in Dance/Movement Therapy from Sarah Lawrence College. In 2018, Aliza moved from the concrete jungles of NYC to the lush jungles of Costa Rica, right to Danyasa Eco-Retreat, where she lived and work for a year. Aliza is thrilled to share the magic of Danyasa and the dance with all of you. For more on Aliza's journey, click here

 

Pathways to Presence is a natural outpouring of years of embodied inquiry. It's an honor to share these embodied resources and tools in times that call for it most. If you're feeling the call (a full body yes) - reach out or register below! 

Ready to trust your embodied knowing?

To strengthen your intuition, creativity and expression? 

To dance with grace through times of change?