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Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Recommend 100%!!

My experience with Bienestar exceeded my expectations with being provided a thorough education... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2019
KatieYogaTravels
200 hr. Teacher yoga training

I recently completed my 200 hour teacher training course with Lura. Her patience, knowledge and... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
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Bienestar is the Spanish word for well-being. Assisting you in a journey to create a life style of well being is our mission. We offer a variety of modalities to connect the mind, body and spirit, including yoga, meditation, and wellness services...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Lat 9.168.491 Log 83.443577335 North 9.106.25 | 300 meters west of BCR bank, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

My experience with Bienestar exceeded my expectations with being provided a thorough education. Lura is bursting with knowledge, and I couldn’t imagine a teacher being more accessible. She worked so hard to make sure my needs were met as an individual, and as a student....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2019

Thank you Katie, Yoga is a deeply personal experience, and each individual arrives with a different level of knowledge, practice and abilities. We work at opening up your experiences in a variety of yogic practices and trying to bring each individual forward in their practice....More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I recently completed my 200 hour teacher training course with Lura. Her patience, knowledge and caring approach made for a unique and growing experience. She goes out of her way to accommodate everyone and their individual needs and cares about each and every student. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you Laura, I believe teaching is an act of love, a love of our subject and those who are committed to studying, exploring and growing into a knowledge of themselves. I appreciate you're recognition and all of your efforts while you were here at...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Lura was my first yoga teacher. Through the 200 YTT program I experienced what having a real, honest, deep, pure as much as knowledgeable and very professional teacher means. She is loving and unemotional in her delivery at the same time, thorough, sweet, understanding and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Sarina1684, Thank you for the glowing review. Inspired students motivate every teacher to be their best. I am glad that as you progressed as a student your were ready to go to the next step and committed a yoga teacher training and all that entails...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018

I recently completed Lura's 200hr YTT and could not recommend it more. It was almost as if I hadn't been doing yoga correctly since I started. She adjusts and teaches you in a way that I've never experienced before. I would highly recommend training with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Thank you Sophie, The immersion in nature here in lovely Uvita is an integral part of the magic. Yoga is not one size fits all and having the direct experience offers the opportunity to focus individual on all parts of our being. I am glad...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

We booked a private yoga session with Lura and were impressed with her knowledge of yoga and ability to refine one's yoga practice with small adjustments that made the world of difference. It was great learning new things from Lura and the reasoning behind a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. It is always interesting and fun to work with clients that are interested in their bodies and overall health. I appreciate the review and knowing that you are dedicated to your practices. Lura

Reviewed June 6, 2017

Lura Shopteau is the first Yoga instructor for me that I completely trusted. I didn't have to worry about what outfit I was wearing or worried about fitting in. Whether it was a group class or private session, Lura made me feel comfortable and the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Oh, Camille, Thank You. It was a pleasure working with you and I will look forward to seeing you return and be a part of our community next year. Lura

Reviewed May 22, 2017

I met Lura, the owner recently during my six month stay in Uvita. I had been curious about trying her yoga classes and when I saw she was doing a six week of combo classes, I couldn't resist! I'm currently in my second week and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you so much, we aren't done yet but we are off to a good start.

Reviewed December 17, 2016

I have taken years of Iyengar yoga and I must say, Lura, although not an Iyengar instructor has helped me get beyond my injuries so I can reestablish my own practice. She is trained in therapeutic yoga, a rare find anywhere in the world, and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Beverly , Thank you for taking the time to share you experience on Trip Advisor it greatly appreciated and the website is widely used here in our community. Lura

Reviewed December 17, 2016

I have taken many semiprivate classes with Lura in Bahia and she is a wonderful and thoughtful teacher. She is very experienced and has an impressive knowledge of yoga and really focuses on the needs of her individual students.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Richard B
bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2016

Richard, Thank you for your kind comments.

Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Whatever it is you want to improve Lura knows how to help you get there. She is certified in multiple types of yoga and in Pilates. She calls upon her wealth of personal knowledge to meet the specific needs of her clients.

Date of experience: December 2016
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bienestarlife, Owner at Bienestar Uvita Yoga Shala, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2016

Thank you Alison, That's a broad statement, it gives me alot to keep learning and working toward. I am very glad you had a good experience here.

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Normally it is 8.30 am everyday
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$10 per class. I class card of 10 classes is & 8.50 per class. Donna, I don'y know how i missed this notice from TA... my apologies for the late response.
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