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November 23-30, 2024

Embody Your Inner Diva!

Unlock your inner queen at our Pilates Burlesque retreat: "Embody Your Inner Diva!"


Are you ready to rediscover the joy of playfulness, get in touch with your fierce side, celebrate the power and strength of femininity?


Join us on a transformative journey where Pilates meets Burlesque in a celebration of body, mind, spirit and a dash of sparkle.


Experience the perfect blend of Pilates precision and Burlesque flair as you indulge in movement, dance, and music.


We will guide you through each session, fostering body awareness, building strength, igniting your inner fire and indulging in the art of the bump'n'grind.


For whom is this retreat?

No experience necessary!

Whether you're a Pilates pro or a Burlesque beginner, this retreat welcomes everyone.


Embrace the opportunity to explore new movements, unleash your creativity, and bask in the supportive energy of our inclusive community.

Connect, laugh, and bond with other remarkable women who share your desire to embrace life fully. 


What we'll be covering in our burlesque classes:

  • Poise and posture

  • Walking and moving in high heels

  • Classic burlesque movement like the Bump'n'Grind

  • Peels and reveals

  • Intro to floorwork

  • Burlesque choreography

  • Pastie making 
    We will be working up to an optional performance at the end of the week!

Page Sieffert, Founder of Pilates Nosara, a Pilates studio located on the grounds of the Bodhi Tree Resort in Nosara, Costa Rica. 

I am teaching Pilates since 25+ years and danced Ballet professionally in my twenties. A deep love for dance and movement is always present in my classes & daily life.

Read more about my story here.

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Cherry OnTop  is a prominent figure in West Coast Canada's entertainment scene, known for her energetic and eclectic performances blending vintage and contemporary styles. She's been listed as one of the Top 10 Burlesque Performers in Canada and has competed for Queen at the Burlesque Hall of Fame. Cherry runs Vancouver Burlesque Co, a premiere burlesque school celebrating its 12th year, and she thrives in educating new performers.


This retreat includes:

  • One daily Pilates classes (mat and equipment)

  • One daily Burlesque dance class with Cherry

  • Workshop: Intro & The History of Burlesque 

  • "Stitch'n Bitch" workshop including pastie making and costume sassification

  • A show and party at the end of our week together

  • 1x Massage at the Bodhi Tree Spa

  • Three buffet style meals a day and seven nights lodging

  • Free beach shuttle & access to the resort facilities.

*Other add-ons: massages/treatments at the spa, yoga or spinning classes, sunset dinner/lunch near the ocean, additional Pilates classes.


Retreat Venue: Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort,

a world class gem nestled in the jungle

This green resort offers a pristine experience, delicious & healthy meals, beautiful classroom spaces, and views for days!


Enjoy their amazing juice bar, pristine pool, and spa.


In your free time you can explore the nearby small village, or explore the close-by beach.

Rooms: Shared Bodhi Casitas

Each unit consists of two bedrooms, air conditioning and wifi, one bathroom, kitchenette, living area and outdoor patio.
Click here to see more room details.


Any questions about this retreat?

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To save your retreat spot click below and pay the down payment.
Retreat price per person: $3,200

Second payment due in full 3 months prior to retreat date.


Liberia is the closest international airport, approximately 2.5 hours drive from Nosara,and San Jose is approximately a 5 hour drive from Nosara. 


Transportation is not included as it depends on your flight arrival time and new high season shuttle rates. A private shuttle from Liberia to Bodhi Tree one way is around $150 + 13% tax each way but depending on your arrival/departure times you may be able to use a shared shuttle for around $40 + 13% tax each way. We can organize this for you once you book your flight. 


Cancellation requests submitted within 60 days of retreat date, 50% of total amount (less deposit) will be refunded.
Within 30 days of your retreat: sorry but no refunds given, no exceptions.
Any refunds allowed will incur a 3% processing fee.

No one books a retreat with the intention of cancelling it, but unexpected events do occur, so please consider purchasing travel insurance (see below) and that it is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policies. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/illness, or personal emergencies. No refunds or credits for failure to attend or failure to complete the retreat, or for arriving late or leaving early. We recommend that you purchase your own travel insurance. We encourage you to purchase trip cancellation insurance in order that your trip fees will be covered should you or your family have a medical problem prior to your trip or while on the trip. Trip insurance should also be purchased to cover medical expenses in the event you have an accident while on the retreat. Most travel insurance must be purchased within 14 days of making your reservation. We reserve the right to cancel retreats with inadequate participant interest, in which case all money paid to Pilates Nosara will be refunded. Notification of cancellation for this reason will occur at least 1 month prior to retreat start date. Pilates Nosara Retreats cannot be held responsible for any personal expenses, such as airline tickets due to changes in itineraries or retreat cancellations.

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