The Buddhist Concept of Loving Service

by JodyCalvi January 8, 2014 | 2:03PM
These 2 volunteers set the bar for volunteering at Farm of Life, Costa Rica. Stephan from Austria exemplifies the Buddhist concept of loving service. We all learned from his example and gained from his loving presence. Emma from Canada lent her hand in any capacity with her 'Throw me in Coach' attitude! Greenhouse, kitchen duties, mixing cement, building bridges, doing dishes, laundry, guiding tours, instructing Yoga, sweeping and mopping... these 2 volunteers touched all aspects of Farm of Life with their service and grace! And, they go home with deeper knowing of themselves and their souls. Find Emma online at paintedturtleyoga.com for Yoga instruction in Ottowa Canada.

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The Buddhist Concept of Loving Service

by JodyCalvi January 8, 2014 | 1:57PM
These 2 volunteers set the bar for volunteering at Farm of Life, Costa Rica. Stephan from Austria exemplifies the Buddhist concept of loving service. We all learned from his example and gained from his loving presence. Emma from Canada lent her hand in any capacity with her 'Throw me in Coach' attitude! Greenhouse, kitchen duties, mixing cement, building bridges, doing dishes, laundry, guiding tours, instructing Yoga, sweeping and mopping... these 2 volunteers touched all aspects of Farm of Life with their service and grace! And, they go home with deeper knowing of themselves and their souls. Find Emma online at paintedturtleyoga.com for Yoga instruction in Ottowa Canada.

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The Love Doctor Volunteers at Farm of Life

by JodyCalvi November 17, 2012 | 8:45AM
Farm of Life volunteer Frank Arrigazzi (aka the Love Doctor) is a shining example of living from the heart and in loving service. He is an amazing Yoga Instructor, the most flexible man ever, and powerful with his prayer and meditation work. He shared his passion and heart with guests, coaching them with understanding the power of their thought, frequency and vibration. He fell in love with the nature at Farm of Life and reconnected deeply with his higher self. The abundance in his life is expanding, starting with his new product line Purple Balance Superfoods for sale at Wholefoods in the UK, and soon a book release, Shine Your Light.

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Surviving Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Thriving on Nutrition and Raw Food and Living from the Heart

by JodyCalvi November 17, 2012 | 8:34AM
Kevin, a long time friend (prior student of Coach Calvi's) and guest at Farm of Life, Costa Rica (www.farmoflifecr.com), survived childhood cancer and then took his life to the next level of health and fitness. Kevin dealt with Chemotherapy side effects using alternative medicine, nutrition and raw food. Now, Kevin's passion is to teach others the truth about health and wellness. He website www.wellnessmashup is his portal for sharing articles and information with people.

Letting Go of Anxiety

by JodyCalvi July 17, 2012 | 7:26AM
Richard has been a guest 4-times. With each subsequent visit, Richard's anxiety is less, replace with a notable calm and peace. Why does Richard continually return to Farm of Life? Because this is an oasis, for the relaxation, but mainly because of the love that is shared. He says "I don't' feel that I am just a guest" and describes the "Farm of Life FAMILY" concept. Richard has connected with numerous other guests during his visits, including Lou Corona, Dr. Ali the Raw Food Doctor, Dr. Samuel Mielcarski. Having learned big lessons, Richard is now ready to let go of what doesn't serve him and is making big changes in his life.

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Qutting Smoking and Recharging Your Batteries in Costa Rica

by JodyCalvi July 17, 2012 | 7:21AM
Marta arrived feeling disconnected and broken from herself. In the course of a 12-day visit, she released, re-balanced, quieted her mind, recharged her batteries and quit smoking too! What a vacation!

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Volunteer Karine Ionesco: Reconnects with Nature and her True Self

by JodyCalvi May 20, 2012 | 4:53PM
Beautiful Karine Ionesco volunteered at Farm of Life for our 2012 Retreat Season as a Kitchen Assistant. Her loving service to herself and to others brought extraordinary gifts - learning to love herself unconditionally, while witnessing countless others be transformed by their experience at Farm of life. She speaks of the unbelievable opportunity she had as assistant to Chefs Chris Kendall and Mary Graham, her inward journeys at the Diamante Waterfall and releasing fear, her passion to be in nature with likeminded people, her emotional transformations and her future prospects.

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Chris Kendall, Raw Chef, The Raw Advantage

by JodyCalvi May 20, 2012 | 4:37PM
Chris Kendall, therawadvantage.com, Sexy Canadian and Raw Food Chef, and beloved Family member of Farm of Life, Costa Rica. Chris is an extraordinary example of how to manifest a beautiful life while living from the heart and in the now. Chris' loving service over the past 3 years at Farm of Life is remarkable... health coaching, raw cheffing and adding to the energy of this space. Chris hosted his Raw Advantage Retreat this year, and cheffed the Ellen Livingston Yoga Retreat and Dr. Sam's Raw Habilitation Retreat. Don't miss his next retreat- January 2013 at Farm of Life - learn more at therawadvantage.com. Also, he has 101 Frick'n Rawsome Recipes, Craving Busters, awesome tshirts for sale and upcoming Yoga videos and Mr. Fruitastic video. He will be a Chef, Yoga Instructor and Speaker at Woodstock Fruit Festival 2012 and don't miss his freestyle Rap with Dr. Sam!!

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Dr. Samuel Mielcarski, Raw Habilitation Retreat

by JodyCalvi May 20, 2012 | 4:32PM
Dr. Samuel Mielcarski (www.drsampt.com) hosted his Raw Habilitation Retreat. Dr. Sam, a gifted physical therapist, taps into the body's own intelligence, applies principles of corrective movement and guides clients to embrace and apply the basics of health. Retreat participants received physical therapy 1-1 sessions with Dr. Sam, restorative exercise, learn about movement versus exercise and the Chain of Health (food, air, light, love, water, rest, activity and hygeine). A superior retreat for Athletes to attend. Chris Kendall provided exquisite, nutritious Raw Food meals. The next Raw Habilitation Retreat will be April 2013 at Farm of Life, Costa Rica, www.rawhabilitation.com.

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