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"Vitally, the human race is dying. It is like a great uprooted tree, with its roots in the air. We must plant ourselves again in the universe.”
~D.H. Lawrence

"No matter where you are from on Earth, no being owns any thing, but their hOMe, in the body. Root down deep."
~Audrey Abshire

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Rooted Retreats are for those wanting to step into their inner peace, love and commitment to the true self through the practice of yoga and adventures by balancing the mind, heart and soul. From self ventures to community ventures, you will discover an open awareness with inner and outer comfort body experiences, coming hOMe to your senses, and deep rooted connections throughout your retreat experience.  A transformation takes place once you commit to your self and follow your heart, without any distractions (in nature), feeling rooted down deep into SOURCE. Awaken the spirit inside, the adventurous sense, so that the unconscious mind, the universal soul, can guide you closer to YOU.
Ready to root down deep?
 

~Rooted Into Freedom~

"I have no time to rush...I mean where & what is the finish line anyway? I would rather start at the root."

~Audrey Abshire

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Dare you to uncover the mystery of the true self as you awaken to your authenticity by rooting into the soul in order to live the wild adventure you've always dreamed of...

AUTHENTIC ~ awaken through yoga, meditation & pranayama daily

ADVENTURE ~ get out of comfort & open up through risk & travel 

AWARENESS ~ nurture through natural remedies that are purely from the root of source

Rooted Retreats
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
January 2023 & 2024

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Testimonials <3 

"Truly grateful to have the safety you offered in traveling the first time out of country. I am so grateful for the opportunity of being so immersed in nature and surrounded by women."

-Taya Brady

What was your favorite part about the retreat?

"How primitive and exposed we were to the elements I really enjoyed this local experience. The food the ecolodge and the adventures each day. I think we also had a perfect amount of downtime. The biggest lesson was respect for different cultures and environments and appreciating the differences in people and our individual ways of life.Thank you Audrey, you didn't have to share Costa Rica's best kept secret with us but you did and I'm forever grateful for that."

-Hannah Bissett

"It’s hard to say what my favorite part was because my time there was all so wonderful! The overall bonding we all felt afterwards is irreplaceable!"

-Madeleine Rau  

What was something that surprised you that you least expected?

"I really loved getting to meet each woman that attended the retreat. The group was really pleasant to be around and we all go along really well which i.  sometimes not the case." "Throwing yourself into such a wild and natural environment is so good for your body, mind, and soul. Being that close and connected to nature is so nurturing."

-Claire Hughes

What was the biggest lesson you learned?
"R⁠espect for different cultures and environments and appreciating the differences in people and our individual ways of life." -Hannah Bissett

Did you feel like it was worth your time and energy?
"100%!! An amazing experience that I’ll cherish forever. I did not expect to have an emotional connection and response during the cacao ceremony. So glad I joined last minute." -Hannah Salleee


What was the biggest lesson you learned?
"Moving my body and eating healthy food and being in the sun created a sense of calm and peace as well as energy that I’ve been lacking." -Hannah Salleee

What is something that surprised you that you least expected?
"I didn’t expect to get so close to the other girls and allow myself to open up. Staying all together was very special. The reading of taro cards, cacao ceremony, eating together, journaling and discussing allowed us all to be vulnerable and emotional around each other. Which is hard to do in every day life. Was absolutely worth my time and energy. It was rejuvenating, emotional (positive emotions), allowed me to connect with new people, feel grounded and connected to nature. My body felt so good walking, being in the ocean, and eating yummy healthy food. Such an amazing trip."-Eleanore O'Neill

What was your favorite part about the retreat?
"I loved the waterfall swim and the hike to the waterfall. It was nice to not be in the sun and it allowed us to see different animals and wildlife. I LOVED the cacao ceremony, so amazing Kayak excursion was my favorite ocean activity 
I also really loved and needed the down time. Sitting in the cold pool, reading my book. Just sitting and being quiet listening to the beach and the jungle  The restorative yoga class was so relaxing and I felt so stretched and zen after." -Eleanore O'Neill 

 

What was your favorite part about the retreat?

"The yoga sessions were incredibly impactful for me. They helped me find a sense of inner peace and relaxation that I hadn't experienced in a long time. I found the retreat scheudle to be well-planned and the timing to be appropriate for each activity. I believe the retreat provided great vlaue for the cost. The quality of the program, accommodations, and overall experience justified the price." -Ashlee Reaves

What was the biggest lesson you learned?

"Letting go... learning to just let life come and enjoy the journey."-Ashlee Reaves
 

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY

Testimonials from Audrey's "Audventurism"
Self-Venture to Community-Venture
Yoga & Adventure Retreat
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

February 2022

Melissa Boals, Participant

Nicki

The trip was great, I was pleasantly surprised and am so happy I was able to go. Traveling alone can be daunting, but the group of woman that came together were truly inspiring and I really loved everyone’s company. Would love to do a reunion retreat to see everyone again!

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Melissa

Whether you’re looking to get away from the stresses of daily life or searching for tropical experiences- This Audventure retreat will provide you with so many opportunities to unplug and unwind, to reconnect with yourself, others, and nature. It’s a truly multidimensional trip. I learned SO much. I would highly recommend it!

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Erica

To me, this was a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Audrey provided such a unique experience, with a wide variety of activities and experiences, through the lens of a local, and with the collaboration of an outstanding resort. It was an amazing opportunity to slow down, reflect, and exercise my mind and body and live ‘pura vida’ in spectacular Costa Rica!

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