Be Immersed in Holistic Wellness with a Year-Long Visiting Practitioners Program at Four Seasons Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica

February 14, 2024,
Costa Rica

Nestled amid the breath-taking landscapes of Costa Rica, Four Seasons Peninsula Papagayo announces the launch of a year-long Visiting Practitioner Program, bringing an array of renowned wellness experts to its luxurious spa. This initiative aims to enhance the well-being of guests by offering diverse and specialized holistic practices.

Throughout the year, Four Seasons Peninsula Papagayo will host a curated selection of distinguished wellness practitioners, each bringing a unique set of skills and expertise to the tranquil shores of the Resort. These experts have been handpicked to contribute to the Resort's commitment to providing exceptional and transformative experiences for its guests.

"We are thrilled to welcome these esteemed wellness practitioners to Four Seasons Peninsula Papagayo," says Arnaud Dieutegard, Director of Spa, Four Seasons Resort Peninsula Papagayo. "Our commitment to providing unparalleled experiences extends beyond traditional wellness into transformative practices. Our goal is to create a haven within the Wellness Shala where our guests can immerse themselves in total wellness practices and emerge rejuvenated."

The program aligns with the Resort's commitment to providing a holistic escape, where guests can rejuvenate both their mind and body in a serene and luxurious setting. The visiting practitioners include:

Agathe Faye, Holistic and Spiritual Healer

  • January 8–31, 2024

Agathe is on a mission to inspire others to embrace life, discover their inner light, and cultivate joy and love. She specializes in curating transformational wellness experiences with a variety of holistic disciplines studied worldwide. Her offerings include Inner Child Healing, Pendulum Clearing, Ying Yoga & Breathwork, and Crystal Healing.

Kristyna Paulus, Therapeutic Yoga Instructor

  • February 1-29, 2024

With a profound understanding of yoga philosophy, mythology and Ayurveda, Kristyna tailors classes to maximize benefits, ensuring safety and proper execution of postures. Kristyna’s classes harmonize breathwork, body movement and focused mindfulness, offering modifications tailored to individual needs. Her offerings include Hatha Yoga Masterclass, Yoga Therapy, Yoga Nidra and Yoga Sculpt.

Dr. Rui Pedro Loureiro, Acupuncturist

  • March 8–31, 2024

Dr. Rui Pedro Loureiro seamlessly blends Traditional Chinese Medicine with cutting-edge innovation in his transformative offerings. Uncover the secrets encoded within each guests DNA with the Full Epigenetic Test, Dr. Rui guides guests towards personalized well-being. Experience a regenerative facial with stem cell micro-needling, harmonizing acupuncture's timeless essence with modern stem cell technology for radiant, age-defying skin.

Ishta Devi, Wellness Counsellor and Clinical Hypnotherapist

  • April 1–30, 2024

An accomplished trauma-informed wellness counsellor and seasoned clinical hypnotherapist, Ishta brings two decades of yoga teaching expertise into her practice. Grounded in the holistic biopsychosocial spiritual approach, Ishta seamlessly integrates all facets of the human experience. In her sessions, Ishta draws inspiration from diverse elements, placing emphasis on the breath, somatic therapy, and metaphysical principles that resonate universally within yoga and her own indigenous wisdom traditions.

Rashia Bell, Energetic Designer and Crystal Healer

  • May 1–31, 2024

Rashia’s work is rooted in intuitive connectivity through the mind body and spiritual connection with natural crystal stones. Having worked for nearly 10 years as an Energetic Designer and Crystal Healer, her work has spanned from one-on-one personal healing and intuitive coaching to energy-harmonizing space clearing and designing energetically balanced environments. Her offerings include Chakra Energy Yoga, Healing Chakra Meditation and Lunar Energy Ceremony, as well as Intuitive Crystal Card Reading as a private offering.


  • June 1–30, 2024

Rooted in the power of intention and manifestation, Rebel & Muse envisions inspiring self-love and encouraging balance in everyday life. Created by Melanie Wassman, a seasoned yoga teacher and holistic wellness expert, and Kaleo Wassman, a musician and yoga teacher, Rebel & Muse is a haven for yoga, music, retreats and workshops. Their upcoming residency will revolve around the theme of resilience, offering transformative practices and insights to cultivate strength and balance in the face of life's challenges.

Dr. Debra Greene, Energy Healer

  • July 1–31, 2024

Debra is a distinguished mind-body integration specialist with more than two decades of expertise in energy medicine. Her innovative approach includes energy kinesiology to uncover hidden core beliefs and a variety of energy-based techniques for lasting improvement. In her signature experience, Inner Clarity, Debra offers transformative sessions in individual counselling and subconscious self-integration, making her a trailblazer in the field of holistic health.

Ashli Katz, Movement Coach

  • August 1-31, 2024

Reshaping the fitness industry with her transformative approach to movement and self-discovery, Ashli has more than a decade of experience, combining her background in dance, rhythm, movement and breathwork to create a mesmerizing symphony of fitness experiences. Her unique approach takes clients on a captivating journey towards self-discovery, physical prowess and holistic well-being.

Dr. Luz, Acupuncturist

  • September 1-30, 2024

Originally from Ecuador, Dr Luz is an accomplished holistic healthcare practitioner who skillfully blends acupuncture with indigenous healing practices. Drawing on both allopathic medicine and traditional wisdom, she brings a unique and comprehensive approach to her experiences. Driven by a profound commitment to physical and mental wellness, Dr Luz offers exceptional care, meticulously designed to enhance overall health and promote well-being.

Adrian Mattei and Sarah Castagne, Partner Acrobatics and Physical Theatre

  • October 1–31, 2024

Adrian is a certified partner acrobatics teacher and a professional scenic artist with great passion for contact improv, acrobatics, circus and capoeira. Through these physical expressions, he enjoys exploring the expansion of the mind through the knowledge of the body. His workshops and movement classes promote conscious interaction with oneself and others. His offerings include Partner Yoga, Learn to Fly Acroyoga and Guided Meditation.

April May Gardner, Yoga Instructor

  • November 1–30, 2024

April May Gardner is a renowned Miami-based yoga teacher dedicated to the art of mindfulness, yoga, meditation and movement. With a deep passion for guiding others on their wellness journeys, April combines her expertise in these practices to create transformative experiences. Through her classes, she invites participants to cultivate present-moment awareness, explore the physical and spiritual aspects of yoga, and find inner peace and balance. Join April on the mat and discover the power of mindfulness and movement in nurturing well-being.

Gustavo Grijalva, Mobility Specialist

  • December 17 – January 7, 2025

As certified mobility specialist, functional trainer and yoga teacher, Gustavo leads sessions that offer a mindful blend of physical and inner work, combining pranayama (breathwork), asana, joint health and movement. With focused sessions designed to provide unique experiences, Gustavo’s approach nurtures holistic growth and well-being.

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Melissa Quiñones DeShields
Public Relations Director

Peninsula Papagayo ,
Costa Rica