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Rio Shanti Spa - CLOSED

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Absolutely amazing energy healing session!!

I got a bad heat stroke while I was in Costa Rica and Natalia got me going again. So I was ready... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2013
Greateful for yoga in Monteverde

We had been on the road for almost a month. Back in LA we would practice yoga least a couple of... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2012
Simi Valley, California
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Jan 19, 2014
“This studio is abandoned”
Feb 22, 2013
“Absolutely amazing energy healing session!!”
Apartado 135-5655, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6121
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Reviewed 19 January 2014

Just to let everyone know, I went to this studio when I was in Monteverde last week and it is totally abandoned. I heard from another local shop owner that the owners moved back to the US a couple months ago.

9  Thank North2south89
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I got a bad heat stroke while I was in Costa Rica and Natalia got me going again. So I was ready for more travels. Too bad I couldn't do any yoga classes, but the studio looks beautiful.

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Reviewed 23 December 2012

We had been on the road for almost a month. Back in LA we would practice yoga least a couple of times a week, but while traveling we rarely get the chance and when we do we have to cobble together a class of our...More

3  Thank JulieM80
Reviewed 14 November 2012

Rio Shanti is a great place for yoga, dance, massage, facials and more. There are other spas and gyms in Santa Elena, but this has a great location along the river right in the heart of Monteverde, across from the historic Cheese Factory. We were...More

Thank a_year_in_Costa_Rica
Reviewed 3 November 2012

I left Costa Rica about a month ago and an overwhelming thankfulness for my treatments at Rio Shanti remains! I received not only a transcendent massage from Natalya but also an Acutonics facial- wonderful work! In addition to the spa services there were serums, lotions...More

1  Thank cbamarie
Reviewed 2 September 2012

The new owners of Rio Shanti are awesome. Owner Natalia teaches a killer yoga class open to the public, and from the way she lovingly assisted us with our poses, I can tell she would give a killer massage as well. We capped off our...More

1  Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Rio Shanti is a yoga center, spa, and store for nurturing your self and your loved ones. Janet's products are her own formulas, lovingly and excellently prepared and only available there. There's a yoga class every day. Massages, facials, pedicures and lovingly offered.

Thank JudeGladstoneCade
Reviewed 3 March 2012

The lodge I stayed in was very far from town and internet, so I wandered into Rio Shanti to beg for wifi. What I found was very nice folks, with a variety of services and lovely locally made gifts. Their shop smelled lovely- full of...More

1  Thank Beans_puka_shell
Reviewed 2 March 2012

My husband and I both went for reflexology to help us try to relax and switch off after a busy week on the move. Karen was excellent and the treatment was fantastic. A lovely place, well worth a visit.

1  Thank DanLou123
Reviewed 1 March 2012

I attended a workshop at Rio Shanti called "Sustainable Ecstasy" led by Janine Renee. I signed up for Janine’s “Sustainable Ecstasy” workshop with very little knowledge of what the workshop would actually be. I expected an enjoyable experience, some good woman-to-woman bonding and maybe some...More

Thank Natalie J
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