Trainings & Retreats

Practice. Presence. Pura Vida


For 5 nights and 6 days, we will be staying at the gorgeous Santarena Hotel. This gorgeous hotel is located in Las Catalinas with beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Las Catalinas is located along the shores of the Pacific Ocean in the Guanacaste Province of northwest Costa Rica. The beach town is car-free, fully walkable and adorned with boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants and pools. There is even a site on location to rent paddle boards and kayaks!

We will do Yoga at least once daily taught to a beginner level (all levels welcomed) with other fitness options (Beach Bootcamp by Rich) and hikes available to meet the groups wants and needs. In addition to the Yoga and Fitness activities, we will provide optional excursions that will be available to customize YOUR retreat experience as well as plenty of down time by the pool or ocean. Our goal is to offer you the true taste of Las Catalinas, Costa Rica with all the beauty and deliciousness that come with it.

Included on this amazing retreat:

Deluxe accommodations 5 nights & 6 days at the gorgeous Santarena Hotel
All breakfasts made in home and fresh daily
Private chef 3 nights & dinner at local restaurant 1 night
Yoga, fitness and hiking
A shopping trip into Tamarindo
Full day in the rain forest with zip lining, river tubing and hot springs
Beach club access
Transportation to and from Liberia Int’l Airport
✔️Daily maid service and laundry & tips

Every moment will be filled with delicious food, new friendships and community. Spend free time in deep relaxation with a massage, a swim in the rooftop pool, a gorgeous hike through nature, or simply by enjoying a good book in the beautiful surroundings.

The dates for the trip are March 19 – 24, 2022 and we have payment plans available to meet whatever needs you may have! In case we haven’t sold you yet, check out this website for more details and photos:

Costa Rica Retreat 2022

Santarena Hotel 

See you there!




The Nourishment Retreat

April 29 – May 1st

Cape Charles, VA  2022

Join me in Cape Charles, VA!  A charming, bayside gem nestled on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Virginia.  This weekend retreat will allow you time to disconnect from the busyness that the tail end of the spring brings.  Whether it be summer vacation or a summer of planning activities, you will be sure to find plenty of time here to rest, relax and enjoy all that Virginia’s Cape has to offer.

We will be staying at the beautiful Stella Blu beach home that is a minutes walk to the beach and downtown Cape Charles.

Stella Blu – Cape Charles

Adults only.


Bedroom #1: Luxury King with Balcony & Private Bathroom – Sleeps 2

$700 per person or $1200 to book room for one.

Bedroom #2: Queen with Shared Bathroom (Jack & Jill w/ Bedroom #3) Sleeps 2

$600 per person or $1000 to book room for one.

Bedroom #3: Queen with Shared Bathroom – (Jack & Jill w/Bedroom #2) Sleeps 2

$600 per person or $1000 to book room for one.

Bedroom #4: 1 Queen, 2 Full Beds, Full Bathroom – Sleeps 4 – 6  GREAT for a group of friends.

$500 per person – Please note that this is a shared room with 4 beds. If you are interested in booking this room in a single or double occupancy please inquire. Otherwise you may be sharing a room with another guest. 

This retreat is open to both men and women and to couples.

What is included: 

2 nights accommodations 

Breakfast (both mornings) – Nourish by Jess Kahn

Dinner (both evenings) – Nourish by Jess Kahn

Daily Yoga & Meditation Practices

Free access to beach

What is NOT included:

Transportation and Tolls to Cape Charles

Snacks, optional lunch purchases & treats



How do I sign up?

All bookings require a 50% non refundable deposit to secure your space. The rooms are all on a first come, first serve basis.  The only way to hold a room is to make a deposit – no exceptions. The remainder of the balance is due by April 15th, 2020.  Once the second deposit is made, there are no refunds.  Please note that this is only due to the cancellation policy that I have agreed to on the house.  If you cannot make the trip for whatever reason and can find someone to go in your place, we can arrange it.  Please email me at for further instruction.

Check in – Friday as early as 12pm

Check out – Sunday by 4pm

Cape Charles is near and dear to my heart.  My dad grew up here and it is a place that I have brought my family to over the years.  You don’t have to take my word for it, read more about this beautiful town here:

10 Best Small Beach Towns on the Chesapeake

5 Best Small Towns on the Eastern Shore

The Perfect Beach Town



200 Hour yoga teacher training
Winter/Spring 2022 Curriculum
Finding your voice ~ Learning to teach
  • 26 Sequence
  • Vinyasa
Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Cultivating mindfulness
  • Breathing techniques
  • Meditation & Movement
Learn to Communicate Effectively 
  • Learn to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Practice primer dialogue and how to cue a class
Understanding the Human Body and How We Move
  • Movement Principles
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Assisting Techniques
The Elements of Teaching
  • Managing the room
  • Learning to cue clearly and effectively
  • Holding space for students
  • Becoming a mental coach
  • Patanjali’s Eight Limbed Path of Yoga 
  • Yoga Sutras
Tentative Winter/spring training dates & times  for RYT 200 Hour Program
Friday 5:30 – 8:30 Saturday 8-4 Sunday 8-4
JANUARY 7 – 9 & 28 – 30
FEBURARY 18 – 20
MARCH 11 – 13
APRIL 1 – 3 & 22 – 24
MAY 13 – 15
JUNE 3 – 5
Location: Downtown Fredericksburg
TUITION: $2950 includes cost of the entire program + books and required training materials.  
  • Not included:  Personal practice items (yoga mat, etc…), food/snacks, Yoga Alliance registration fees upon successful completion of the 200 hour program. 
  • not included – make up sessions.  Make up sessions need to be scheduled at $30/hour or $300 for a fully missed weekend. if there is a missed weekend, make up time must be arranged immediately.  I cannot graduate students who have missed days/weekends that have not been made up.  Virtual options would be available if you are unable to attend in person.
Jess Kahn Yoga, LLC is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance.  Jess Kahn holds her 500hr e -ryt verified by Yoga Alliance and is a Yoga Continuing Education Provider (YCEP).
To apply for the 2022 winter/Spring program, please contact me via the information form below.



2 thoughts on “Trainings & Retreats

  1. ok where are you located


    1. I am currently based in Fredericksburg, VA


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