Fathomless Freediving Course at Dolphin Quest
Jul
26
to Jul 30

Fathomless Freediving Course at Dolphin Quest

Travel to the warm waters and breathtaking scenery of the Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica and learn to comfortably and safely freedive down to a depth of 20m/66 feet. Lead by PFI certified instructor Jarrad Thomason, this 3 day course teaches fundamental freediving techniques for underwater exploration and hunting. You will also practice static apnea to help develop your breath-holding abilities and in-water comfort. 

Your PFI Freediver course will cover fundamental topics such as:

• Essential Safety procedures for Static Apnea and Freediving
• Proper Breath-Up and Recovery Breath techniques
• Confined-Water skill development i.e. Static Apnea up to 4min
• Free Immersion in Open-Water i.e. line diving
• Equalization for Deep Diving
• Equipment for Freediving
• The fundamental Physics & Physiology of Freediving—what happens to your body at depths!

Itinerary: 

**Day 1: Fly into San Jose(SJO), Costa Rica before noon to catch hopper flight to Golfito. We will pick you up from Golfito and bring you out to Dolphin Quest.

Day 2: (8am-2pm) First session in the morning, consisting of dry training, curriculum and technique awareness. Afternoon open for activities such as kayaking, fishing, hiking, yoga and more.

Day 3: (8am-2pm) Second session consisting of applying techniques for safety and performance. Also including breath holds(static apnea) up to 4 minutes and water entry practice.

Day 4: (8am-2pm) Third session of the course with the goal of reaching an open water constant ballast free dive of 20m/66ft. Afternoon open for spearfishing, fishing, hiking, yoga or relaxing.

**Day 5: Leave Dolphin Quest in the morning, take hopper plane from Golfito to San Jose, catch flight back home. 

PLEASE NOTE:
** For students traveling from out-of-town. Local students must be present at 8am on Day 2, 3 and 4. 
* Room and board not included in course price, please add $60 per night for standard and $75 for Deluxe lodging and 3 Meals
*Fees apply if booked through eventbrite.com, pay through Paypal for $30-$60 less.

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Jungle Healing Retreat at Dolphin Quest Costa Rica
Jul
18
to Jul 24

Jungle Healing Retreat at Dolphin Quest Costa Rica

Discover the natural beauty of southern Costa Rica, while focusing on healing and taking time self-nurture. The geographic location of Dolphin Quest is perfect for exploring the warm waters of the Golfo Dulce and the pristine jungle of the Piedras Blancas National Park. Meanwhile, our staff will direct their attention to providing healing and nourishment to your body with superfoods from our on-site gardens, daily yoga, deep tissue massages and watsu healing sessions. This 7-day retreat is a true investment in your body, mind, and spirit.

Dates: July 18th- July 24rd

Itinerary:

Wednesday Day 1:

  • Meet up in Golfito, Costa Rica for boat shuttle to Dolphin Quest @ (12:00 PM)

  • Introduction Ceremony

  • Farm-to-Table Dinner*

  • Opening Candlelight Yoga

 

Thursday Day 2:

  • Yoga

  • Farm-to-Table Breakfast*

  • Waterfall Tour

  • Farm-to-Table Lunch*

  • Watsu Healing and/or Deep Tissue Massage

  • Noni, Tumeric & Moringa Workshop

  • Farm-to-Table Dinner*

  • Creative Workshop

 

Friday Day 3:

  • Farm-to-Table Breakfast*

  • Golfo Dulce Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour

  • Farm-to-Table Lunch*

  • Watsu Healing and/or Deep Tissue Massage

  • Afternoon Kayaking or Casa Orquidea Botanical Garden

  • Farm-to-Table Dinner*

  • Nutrition Conference

  • Candlelight Yoga

 

Saturday Day 4:

  • Yoga

  • Farm-to-Table Breakfast*

  • Hiking through the Piedras Blancas National Park

  • Farm-to-Table Lunch*

  • Watsu Healing and/or Deep Tissue Massage

  • Medicinal Herbs Workshop

  • Farm-to-Table Dinner*

 

Sunday Day 5:

  • Farm-to-Table Breakfast*

  • Island Picnic/Spa Day at Mogos Islands (Lunch Included)

  • Watsu Healing and/or Deep Tissue Massage

  • Visualization Workshop

  • Farm-to-Table Dinner*

  • Bonfire Yoga

 

Monday Day 6:

  • Yoga

  • Farm-to-Table Breakfast*

  • Fishing/Freediving

  • Farm-to-Table Lunch*

  • Coconut Milk Workshop

  • Closing Session (In Watsu Pool)

  • Farm-to-Table Dinner*

  • Closing Candlelight Yoga w/Jasmine

 

Tuesday Day 7:

  • Farm-to-Table Breakfast*

  • Departure Day  

*All meals are thoughtfully prepared to accommodate each guests’ dietary restrictions and are sourced from our on-site farm and local area.

What is Watsu:

Watsu is a shiatsu based aquatic massage in a pool of warm water that is fed by our own springs. It focuses on entering a deep state of relaxation and finding peacefulness in the mind and body.  

Price:

$850 all inclusive: Boat transportation, lodging and meals, all tours, workshops, yoga classes, 1 Watsu Healing Session** and 1 Deep Tissue Massage**

**Extra sessions can be booked separately

Reservations:

Secure your spot here or contact us via email or social media to set up payments through Paypal.

 

 

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Fathomless Freediving Course at Dolphin Quest
May
24
to May 28

Fathomless Freediving Course at Dolphin Quest

Travel to the warm waters and breathtaking scenery of the Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica and learn to comfortably and safely freedive down to a depth of 20m/66 feet. Lead by PFI certified instructor Jarrad Thomason, this 3 day course teaches fundamental freediving techniques for underwater exploration and hunting. You will also practice static apnea to help develop your breath-holding abilities and in-water comfort. 

Your PFI Freediver course will cover fundamental topics such as:

• Essential Safety procedures for Static Apnea and Freediving
• Proper Breath-Up and Recovery Breath techniques
• Confined-Water skill development i.e. Static Apnea up to 4min
• Free Immersion in Open-Water i.e. line diving
• Equalization for Deep Diving
• Equipment for Freediving
• The fundamental Physics & Physiology of Freediving—what happens to your body at depths!

Itinerary: 

**Day 1: Fly into San Jose(SJO), Costa Rica before noon to catch hopper flight to Golfito. We will pick you up from Golfito and bring you out to Dolphin Quest.

Day 2: (8am-2pm) First session in the morning, consisting of dry training, curriculum and technique awareness. Afternoon open for activities such as kayaking, fishing, hiking, yoga and more.

Day 3: (8am-2pm) Second session consisting of applying techniques for safety and performance. Also including breath holds(static apnea) up to 4 minutes and water entry practice.

Day 4: (8am-2pm) Third session of the course with the goal of reaching an open water constant ballast free dive of 20m/66ft. Afternoon open for spearfishing, fishing, hiking, yoga or relaxing.

**Day 5: Leave Dolphin Quest in the morning, take hopper plane from Golfito to San Jose, catch flight back home. 

PLEASE NOTE:
** For students traveling from out-of-town. Local students must be present at 8am on Day 2, 3 and 4. 
* Room and board not included in course price, please add $60 per night for standard and $75 for Deluxe lodging and 3 Meals
*Fees apply if booked through eventbrite.com, pay through Paypal for $30-$60 less.

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Spring Break 2018
Mar
4
to Mar 10

Spring Break 2018

Escape your world and join us in our tropical paradise for a week full of exploration, live music and diverse people! 

For lodging, choose a bed in one of our exotic bungalows, make a camp site or just bring a hammock. Communal meals will be provided. Additional activities and tours such as horseback riding, hiking to waterfalls, fishing, snorkeling, yoga, massage, animal rescue center, sunset cruises and bar will be available! 

Bring your hula hoops, fishing gear, slacklines, aerial slings, novels, and positive vibes! Leave all your worries behind and come explore the unknown!

Contact us about pricing options today!

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Fathomless Freediving Course
Feb
8
to Feb 10

Fathomless Freediving Course

Travel to the warm waters and breathtaking scenery of the Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica and learn to freedive down to a maximum depth of 20m/66 feet!
This program teaches fundamental Freediving techniques for comfortable enjoyment in the aquatic world to depths of 20m / 66ft. You will also practice Static Apnea to help develop your breath-holding abilities and in-water comfort.

Your PFI Freediver course will cover fundamental topics such as:

• Essential Safety procedures for Breath-Holding at Freediver Level
• Proper Breathing Techniques for Freediving and Snorkeling
• Confined-Water skill development i.e. Static Apnea
• Open-Water skill development i.e. technique for Deep Diving!
• Equalization for Deep Diving
• Equipment for Freediving and Snorkeling
• The fundamental Physics & Physiology of Freediving—what happens to your body at depths!

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