Feral Yogi + Wandering Roots

Feral Yogi + Wandering Roots


A Pura Vida Hiking + Yoga Adventure

You’ve been feeling that stirring in your soul for some time now...the need for an escape...a new beginning…a sun-soaked adventure into yourself and into life.

All the planning is done, so release your worries…pack your bags…grab your adventure hat…and journey into the “pura vida” of Costa Rica.

Wake with the sun and release by the moon. Adventure into the jungle and into life as you hike the ancient trails of the Arenal Volcano. Secretly smile to yourself as monkeys swing overhead while you immerse your soul in healing waters of the natural hot springs. Enjoy the flare of local fare and the unique design flavorings of our private chef. Empower your body and nourish your soul with daily yoga offerings, focus training, and wellness coaching.

Choose your own journey, participate in everything or participate in nothing…this is your adventure.




La Fortuna, Costa Rica

MARCH 21st - MARCH 27th

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This expansive Costa Rican estate is the ultimate luxury retreat! With exposed timbers, pool, hot tub, and large decks overlooking the beautiful Arenal Volcano, this home delivers the ultimate wow factor; the perfect backdrop to connect and restore. With a direct trail to Lake Arenal, you can truly reconnect with nature and yourself.

Get lost in your favorite book while the warm Costa Rican breeze rocks hammock and restores your soul. Sip your morning coffee from the deck while soaking in the limitless views of Arenal Lake and Volcano. Wind down the day, reflect, and gaze at the stars around the bonfire.

In case you’re prone to slips or spills, washer and dryer are onsite for added convenience.


Retreat Packages for La Fortuna, Costa Rica March 21 - March 27, 2020 :

Private House with Queen Bed and En-suite $4575 (1 available)

Private Room with Queen Bed and En-Suite $4250 (1 available)

Shared Room with Queen Bed and En-Suite $3725 (3 available)

Shared Room with Twin Bed and En-Suite $3525 (3 available)

Shared Room with Twin Bed and En-Suite $3525 (2 available)

We will be dining out in the La Fortuna area on two separate evenings so that we can taste the delicious local fare! All other meals provided. Bodywork included in retreat package. Excursions included in purchase price include park passes for and tours of Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal, La Fortuna Waterfall, and Hot Springs.

Property is made up of 3 private homes, the largest has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and the smaller home has 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. The third property is for host lodging. Ground transportation available to and from San Jose (SJO) airport.

What’s not included:
Round-trip flight. Book your flight into (SJO).
Travel Insurance.
Costs of any miscellaneous activities or sightseeing not included in tour itinerary.
Transportation costs to any excursions not included in retreat itinerary. 
Any shopping, tipping, or donation costs.
Any (optional) tips to drivers or guides.
Accommodation or meals for any extra night stay.

*A $875 non-refundable deposit is required at registration. Full retreat payments are due by January 21st, 2020 (60 days prior to retreat).

**See Terms & Conditions linked in the footer below for deposit and cancellation policies.

Please feel free to call us anytime to discuss in detail before purchasing. Anna: 616-259-0236 or anna@yourwanderingroots.com or Jenn: 616-914-0684 or theferalyogi@gmail.com

Meet Your Hosts!


 Anna VanAgtmael is a yoga enthusiast and travel designer with a passion for connecting with others.  She founded Wandering Roots to help others check in with themselves while checking out of work. She is a RYT 200 certified yoga instructor who believes in trying everything once and her values lie in collecting memories over things. Through traveling, she has found a happier and deeper connection to herself. Wandering Roots’ mission is to inspire you to grow in your own journey.

Her favorite things are her husband, two dogs, the water and the mountains. The quickest way to get her to do something is to tell her not to do it. She owns a landscape company but has never actually planted a plant in her life. She loves long drives, but has no desire to ever be behind the wheel, she considers herself a professional passenger.

Check her out at yourwanderingroots.com



Jenn Dodgson (RYT-500, CFY, WFA) wants you to get lost and rediscover yourself in the process! Looking to combine her passion for health and well-being with her love of adventure, she founded FERAL YOGI in 2015. She is a RYT-500 certified yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance and is trained in wilderness and back country first aid. Having practiced yoga for over 10 years, her teachings offer a fresh and engaging combination of philosophy, alignment, pranayama, and meditation. When she is not on the road or doing yoga, she instructs backpacking & outdoor skills at Grand Valley State University. Whether in the classroom, in the studio, on the trail, or barefoot on the beach, she encourages students to reconnect to nature and back to themselves in the process. Jennifer’s contagious energy and zest for life flow into her work, making her classes as fun as they are expansive. She maintains that "yoga isn't for the flexible, it's for the willing", so whether you're a complete novice or consider yourself a life-long yogi, your mat has found its home. Stay Wild.

Sondra Vogel embodies positivity and encourages her student to embrace movement of all forms. From an early age she was drawn to sports, martial arts, and dance and now infuses it into her teachings at her fitness studio, Fight 2 Get Fit. She has a strong warrior spirit and a warm compassionate soul, always saying “yes” to adventure and believes in facing fears head on. Being drawn to nature, she is most energized by the water and sun! Her passion is rooted in supporting and inspiring people to live a healthy lifestyle. Her teaching emphasizes the the importance of self-care, leading her to become a Myofascial Release specialist and body worker to focus on the positive effects the healing power of touch. Above all, self-care is Sondra’s priority in order to help others live their best life!

Check her out at https://www.svfight2getfit.com/



A graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Elise spent much of her 20’s in a frantic search for adventure as a Chicago location scout and producer for advertising, catalog and film shoots. She's ridden a camel across the Sahara, swam in a cage surrounded by sharks, and scouted for the perfect hot tub to fill with hot chocolate and marshmallows. She's addicted to green juice, dying her hair, everything vintage, and the smell of new school supplies. She's spent years studying posing specific to the female body of every shape and size. She will coach you through every pose and movement like a boss and never leave you hanging!
In a society that puts a camera in every hand but is quick to shame the selfie, her mission is to create a safe and supportive environment for female self expression. Empowering ALL women through photography is why what she does is so unique and special. It’s about so much more than a simple portrait, it’s about self awareness and self love. Join her in a movement to #existinphotos.

Check her out at www.modbettie.com and www.naughtybettie.com


Abbey loves traveling and learning about food. She has traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand where she took a cooking class. Abbey specializes in Indian cuisine (yum!) but loves all food. She’s even tried fried silk worms! She has struggled with food allergies and has developed knowledge on dietary restrictions and allergies while caring for herself and preparing food for others. She is available to work with retreat guests to provide a menu that will accommodate everyone. She was a chef at Frederick Meijer Gardens but has transitioned into a business owner. She is an artist and accomplished welder that creates home decor and jewelry, and she encourages women to be their own boss makers and shakers through her membership through the Hot Spot.

Check her out at https://www.thehotspotgr.com/