Location: Norsara , Costa Rica
Pointe Break is a unique marriage of two athletic disciplines, surfing, and ballet. It is the brainchild of two women who believe that the ‘dance’ on land and on sea complement each other perfectly, and can be simultaneously your greatest challenge and greatest release. By partnering surfing with ballet fitness in the most exquisite places on earth, Natalie Sageloly and Jennifer Nichols have created an experience which appeals to the need to explore, to push, and to escape. This is a retreat that is both artistic and athletic.
Our daily surf lessons and Extension Method ballet fitness classes are designed to improve your strength, stability, agility, and flexibility, as well as give you the motivation and confidence to find your balance not just on the water but in everyday life. Previous surf or dance experience is not required, and the program is designed for all levels of fitness. Tempted to try something that nudges you out of your comfort zone? Pointe Break Retreats will help you develop both the long, lean physique of a dancer and the fearless, strong spirit of a surfer.
Who is the typical Pointe Break woman?
Pointe Break prides itself on the diversity of its guests. Its appeal places no limitations on age, fitness level, experience in dance or surf. The Pointe Break woman is 16 or 60; she is a professional or student, a seasoned traveler or homebody. What all guests have in common is a desire to experience something different, to push themselves physically and mentally, to see exotic new places and allow all of this to transform them. This common link is the reason why our guests form friendships and bonds that extend far beyond the week they spend together on the water and in the studio. Pointe Break has repeat guests that are considered family. Those that live in the same city continue to socialize and dance together after they return to their daily lives. Intimate sized groups and activities structured to form strong personal connections define Pointe Break, appealing to open minds and strong spirits.
Our own private Oasis in the heart of Nosara. This brand new, modern mini resort has all the bells and whistles including a private yoga/dance studio, central courtyard with water cascade and infinity pool, large lounge area, seamless indoor/outdoor living, outdoor showers, state of the art media center and private luxurious rooms with large en-suite bathrooms. This haven is spacious and has many areas for relaxation and experiencing the joys of the Jungle with its natural flora and beautiful landscape. Just minutes to the beach and the center of Guiones for shopping and visiting local artisans.
food and dining
We spoil our guests with gourmet organic and local cuisine. We love sharing the joys of dining and eating foods that are local to each host city we run our retreats in. We hire local chefs to prepare, custom menus for our guests. Think of traditional recipes passed down for generations, served to you by warm local. Learn about each dish as the chef explains what you are eating and its history. We LOVE to dine and there is no shortage of food on our retreats. We eat dessert every night and meals are accompanied by local spirits or wines.
What is a typical Pointe Break day?
Natalie and Jennifer love to spoil their guests. Pointe Break participants enjoy all organic, health-conscious (yet delicious) meals cooked by private chefs who pride themselves in introducing diners to local cultural cuisine. Daily surf lessons are scheduled according to the tides and followed or preceded by Extension Method ballet fitness classes designed to complement surf progression with balance, core and flexibility work. Days are scheduled to allow time to relax poolside, take an afternoon hammock siesta or explore the colourful local scene. Mid-week ‘day-off’ excursions include adventures such as catamaran boat tours, ATV tours into the mountains and along the coast to explore private beaches, zip lining, and luxury dining at treehouse restaurants. Each day is capped off with a sunset stretch class to wind down pre-dinner. Pointe Break strikes a fine balance between vigorous activity and relaxing indulgence.
- $2,195 - Luxury Shared Accomodation
- $2,395 - Luxury Private Accomodation
We arrange all transportations for you and guide you to booking your flight so everyone arrives around the same time. We like to start the amazing power of connectivity right from the airport shuttle to our retreat destination.
Terms and Conditions
We require a 50% deposit to hold your spot. The balance is due 3 weeks prior to the start date of the retreat. The deposit is non-refundable. If you need to cancel due to an emergency, a full refund, less processing fees, will be given ONLY if we can fill your spot.