Costa Rica

There is a reason why you hear everyone say “Pura Vida” in Costa Rica. This term means pure life and that is exactly what you will feel and experience in this magical country. Nosara is located in one of the five Blue Zones in the world and is a meeting place for the conscious community who are drawn to Nosara for the rare vortexes.

There is no shortage of adventure, great food and beautiful beaches in Nosara. The luxurious Kalia Living development is where you’ll call home for the week and is also where the workshops, group workouts and private dinners take place.

Upcoming dates:

November 2nd  – 9th: To view the trip details & itinerary, click here

January 12th – 19th: To view the trip details & itinerary, click here



Meditation & Breath work Coach

Chris Hawk is a Métis – Cree Canadian is originally from Northern British Columbia yet now calls Costa Rica home. He has been cultivating his spiritual practice for 20 years now. His journey has lead him all across the world and through many disciplines. His multifaceted approach to personal growth and consciousness is received very well by those undergoing the awakening process.

Over the last six years he has been working with the sacred plant medicines of the amazon, drinking with: Taita Juanito a traditional Inga – Doctor of the indigenous community of the Colombian Amazon and also with the Santo Daime tradition of Brazil. He is honoured to be leading introductory classes to the Breathe, Meditation & Sacred Plant medicines.

Chris will be leading a workshop on altering your mental and physiological state through breath work as well sharing information on mindfulness and elevating consciousness.


Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Zark is a serial entrepreneur who has created over a dozen businesses in the entertainment and hospitality industry. After a 25 year run, his career path is now headed in a new direction. He is combining his expertise in events and marketing with his passion for travel and self-development to bring like minded people together for the ALIVE Experience.

Turning 40 was a major turning point in his life where he realized that he wanted to be more than a successful entrepreneur, he wants to be a successful human living a well rounded life and being in service to others. Since then he has been on a journey of self-discovery and self-development. With all that he has learnt he is committed to creating businesses that have purpose and a very positive impact. He enjoys sharing the lessons he’s learned through his various personal and professional experiences and will lead several workshops on fitness, contribution and overcoming obstacles in life.

Lindsay Sukornyk

Transformational Leadership Expert

Lindsay is a transformational leadership coach, yoga teacher, writer, wanderluster, and mama of four amazing kids. She is obsessed with guiding global game-changers to becoming fully Alive + Awake. Lindsay is a certified professional co-active coach (CPCC) with CTI and a certified vinyasa yoga teacher. Lindsay has been a speaker and teacher at Afest, the Bliss Project, and many other leading organizations. She is often featured as an expert in the media and was also a columnist in Canadian Health and Lifestyle Magazine for six years.

Lindsay will be leading 2 powerful group workshops focused on passion and purpose. During these sessions she will guide each participant in discovering what they truly care about and what contribution and legacy each has to offer.

Watch this as Lindsay shares what she will teach you during the ALIVE Experience

Adele Tevlin

Executive Wellness Coach

Adele Tevlin is the founder of Adele Wellness, an executive weight loss and a corporate wellness company. Her passion is to take the health and well-being of individuals and organizations to the next level.

She received her B.SC in Neuropsychology from McGill University and Certified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy from The Beck Institute and the University of Toronto. Adele also hold a Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto. Adele is continuing to expand her education and is taking her Masters in Psychology at Harvard University.
Having learned that the only way to help people make sustainable lifestyle changes is to recognize the effect that your current habits, thoughts and behaviours have on your nutrition decisions and overall health.

Adele will be sharing her knowledge with a workshop on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT allows us to uncover or discover the root cause behind why a person follows certain patterns or behaviours; and by uncovering the root causes of those behaviours, we can then begin to create new habits to replace the old ones.


Life Coach

Tera Maxwell understands transformation. From college dropout to Ph.D., she is the leading expert on affluence, motivating entrepreneurs to break old beliefs and design a life of abundance.

Her scholarly work on trauma and intergenerational memories informs her signature Affluence Method, which includes healing emotional blocks. Tera, who is Filipino-American, is particularly interested in uncovering and addressing specific challenges faced by first- and second-generation children of immigrants.

Tera helps clients overcome self-sabotaging patterns and live on purpose in alignment with their highest potential. She now lives in Costa Rica with her husband and three children, leading transformational retreats, coaching entrepreneurs, and surfing.

Tera’s unique ability to identify and remove energy blocks, combined with her rare talent in vibrational energy, allows her to help clients change their thought patterns and take action in alignment with their life’s vision.

Tony Audin

Surf instructor

Tony is a world-class, fully accredited surf instructor fluent in English, Spanish, and French. He has spent many moons scouring the coastlines of Costa Rica in search of the most magical beaches and pristine breaks all for one reason: to bring you the best experience of your life! Let him take you around and teach you how to surf. He fancies himself a bit of a shaman, just let him do his work…

Tony will be guiding our group through the friendly waves of Playa Nosara.

Carmelinda DiManno

Yoga & Meditation Coach

From a young age Carmelinda has always been involved in dance, gymnastics and fitness. At age 20, She discovered her first hot yoga class and was soon an avid practitioner. Carmelinda’s intention behind her classes is to nurture freedom, health and peace, while providing a butt-kicking work out. Carmelinda DiManno, leads a variety of movement practices, inclusive of Yoga, bodyART, and ballet barre. She looks at movement as a necessary tool for healing. She’s particularly passionate about working with the energetic body through movement in relation to emotional and mental healing. She is also a Deep house DJ and incorporates this sound into her classes, keeping them upbeat and up-lifting.

Carmelinda will be leading our daily yoga and meditation sessions