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:

January 11th – 18th: To view the trip details & itinerary, click here
February 15th – 22nd: 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’s 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.


ALIVE Experience Founder, 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

David Binns

Holistic Performance Coach

Founder of Mind Body Reset, David is highly effective at hitting the reset button on life. Helping high performing people lose weight and feel great is what he does and helping people see the power of who they really are is who he is.

David has positively impacted thousands of lives as a senior program leader at one of the world’s top personal and professional growth, training and development companies. Recognized nationally by Keller Williams Realty as Top 25 in Canada and McLeans Magazine as one of the Top 25 Leaders of Tomorrow (nominated), David is the embodiment of performance and firmly believes that how you show up in your spiritual life is how you show up in your health, with your family, in your business and your bank account.

Having dealt with being overweight for over 20 years it wasn’t until David went inside to investigate and renovate where he found the answer. David is a sought after speaker in bridging the conversation between spirituality, performance and health.

David will lead a powerful and insightful conversation around aligning your mind, restoring your body and resetting your life.

Marcos Mendosa

Modern Meditation Coach

Marcos Tolu, better known by his stage name, Marcos Mendosa, is known by some as a solutionist that uses his creativity and self-expression to invent innovative solutions towards building online businesses.   To others, Marcos is known as an inspirational wordsmith that writes compelling speech content that he shares with his global audience across his Facebook accounts that have impacted over 300,000 people to date.  

With a background in Audio Engineering and a graduate of the Toronto Film School, Marcos has been known for his talent as a Public Speaker that fuses Music with Motivational Speaking at his acclaimed “Performance Seminars and Edutainment Workshops.” 

In 2014 Marcos won 1st Place at the Dynamo Public Speaking Competition.  Since then he has been speaking at schools, corporate offices, community centres, and seminars across Canada spreading the word about how to develop the qualities that can help a person live out their best qualities.

Marcos will teach his innovative and impactful Modern Meditation during his workshop.

Julian Brass

Holistic Life Coach

As the former CEO (9+ years) of a leading Canadian media company and employee in fast-paced Silicon Valley before that, Julian understands the importance of owning anxiety and nerves both professionally and personally. Over 10 years ago when he created Notable Life and the Notable Awards, Julian experienced severe anxiety for the first time and became determined to naturally deal with it. This lead him on a path where he simultaneously managed and grew his former business while exploring empowering natural lifestyle enhancements like holistic health & wellness, self-care, spirituality, yoga, and positive psychology. Julian’s book 99 Ways to Own Anxiety will be available across North America next year.

Today he helps people all over the world #OWNANXIETY by guiding them toward empowering, natural tools from his upcoming book combining medical research from the West and holistic philosophies from the East. These tools, which are the foundation of the Own Anxiety method lead to a redefined relationship with anxiety taking it from negative and debilitative to positive and facilitative. As an international keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, coach, teacher, and healer Julian aims to leave every person he connects with ready to not just own anxiety, but to holistically own themselves just a little bit more so that they can truly own their lives.

During his workshop Julian will teach his tools and techniques that he uses to deal with anxiety.

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.