Testimonials from the Living Yoga Retreat February 2014

by JodyCalvi March 23, 2014 | 6:01PM
Farm of Life hosted the 3rd annual Living Yoga Retreat with Ellen Livingston of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ellen's guests speak about the amazing tours and waterfalls, the delicious raw food foods and tropical fruits, Yoga with Ellen, the Kirton ceremony with the Bakti Brothers, the the surprising openings and closeness developed within the group and the many transformations that happened for the guests.

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Testimonials from the Animar Retreat January 2014

by JodyCalvi March 23, 2014 | 5:59PM
Farm of LIfe hosted our 5th year with the Animar Yoga Retreat with Andrea Robertson leading Yoga and Meigan Aspen giving massage. Guests report on the good positive vibes of the retreat, the magical oasis of Farm of Life, amazing vegetarian food, feeling better, quitting smoking, reconnecting with Self, while disconnecting from the crazy life, the amazing tours and beautiful water and how they grew as a group. Many thanks to our Canadian friends for sharing their testimonials!

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Weight Loss, Raw Food and Energy Healing at Farm of Life

by JodyCalvi January 8, 2014 | 3:57PM
Farm of Life guest Amanda spent 3-weeks and had great success. She lost weight, learned about raw food and now wants to keep a higher % of raw food in her ongoing diet. "It touched me more than I thought". The health benefits of eating raw were revealing to her. Amanda also speaks to the energy healing she received at Farm of Life, including Reiki, Taoflow Yoga, Soul Retrieval and the Tibetan Signing Bowls.

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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Twist and Sprout to Health and Happiness

by JodyCalvi January 8, 2014 | 1:52PM
Farm of Life's Scottish volunteers aim high to inspire Scotland and beyond to live healthy from the inside out. Greenhouse and Yoga volunteer Susan Reynolds has been eating raw food, teaching Ashtanga Yoga and blogging about all of it (www.wee-yogi.co.uk) for 7 years. Susan's transition to raw food was easy and overnight! Lorna - Chef at Farm of Life - sought far and wide to find heart and happiness. With her natural inclination to serve the greater good, her life guided her to raw food and good people. The two ladies now join forces with 'Twist and Sprout', offering retreats in Scotland, Farm of Life Costa Rica and beyond! Together, with their diverse knowledge and experience, they know how to make detoxing and healthy living super easy for you.

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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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Animar Yoga Retreat

by JodyCalvi May 20, 2012 | 4:43PM
We hosted the Animar Yoga Retreat in April 2012! A group of 13 women who went through some impressive transformations. Highlights: Jumping from Waterfalls, Yoga in the Caves, Phenomenal Vegetarian Cuisine, Reiki Sessions and more. Another spectacular week, and more to come with Animar in 2013! Register online at www.animar.ca.

"Now I've Danced In Heaven!"

by JodyCalvi February 27, 2012 | 1:51PM
One can't express it any better than Wendy Roman (www.rhythmwood.com), who recently hosted a Nia Yoga Retreat at Farm of Life, along with Dennis Gaumond (www.whyislife.com). Wendy excudes passion for Nia and she had sheer joy dancing on the Farm of Life Yoga Rancho. As she says in this video, "Now I've danced in Heaven"! Dennis is a talented musician and brings chanting, kirton, crystal bowl massage, and Badra to Costa Rica and Canada. They have upcoming events at Unicamp in Ontario Canada and the Tobermory Rhythm and Blues Festival in the Bruce Peninsula, and Wendy will host Nia Retreats in her beautiful natural cob studio in the Bruce Peninsula - not to be missed - as well as future retreats at Farm of Life!

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Living Yoga Retreat at Farm of Life

by JodyCalvi February 13, 2012 | 12:05PM
Ellen Livingston and Billy Newmyer discuss their journey with raw food, love for Costa Rica, and purpose for the Living Yoga Retreat - to build community, personal insight and courage and to share the jewels of Costa Rica! It all happened this week, and more! Amazing raw food, yoga, health coaching, inspiration, transformation and Brian getting tossed around by the Ju-Jitsu World Champion!

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