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Root to Rise:
A New Year Wellness & Manifestation
Adventure in Costa

Ground in PURPOSE & Elevate in PASSION
in a stunning tropical PARADISE

January 7-13th, 2024 in Uvita, Costa Rica 

 Christy Lynn Hicks


CHRISTY LYNN HICKS has been leading retreats all over the world for the past 20 years and loves the immersive experience of connection, inspiration, nature, relaxation and integration that retreats offer.


Christy has a passion for self-development and brings 30 years of experience from various teachings, modalities & traditions, both Eastern & Western, including Yoga, Meditation, Breath Work, Ayurveda, Visualization, Somatics, Positive Psychology, Energetic Anatomy, Sacred Rituals & Ceremony, Herbs, Essential, Oils, Music, Dance, Fitness & Entrepreneurship


Her work focuses on holistic health & wellness education, practical & accessible tools of integration and compassionate, healing guidance with a lightness of heart that empowers others in their unique & personal journey toward greater health, wealth & happiness.  

She holds intimate events & retreats year round at Elevation Central, a Wellness Retreat & Integration Center she founded near Nashville, TN which is dedicated to offering practical wisdom, empowering tools and embodied integration to elevate the mind, body & spirit. 

Emily Broms-Jacobs


EMILY-BROMS JACOBS began her yoga journey nearly 20 years ago. When she settled into her first ever savasana, she knew her life path had changed. Her decade of teaching experience ranges from addiction recovery, to corporate wellness, to intensive retreats, to some of the top yoga studios in Southern California.


Emily began her teacher training in San Francisco with Asta Yoga. She has since completed her 500 hour teacher training with Jennifer Elliott, as well as studied with Annie Carpenter, Jillian Pransky, and Christy Lynn Hicks. She is currently studying with Tracee Stanley and Chanti Tacoronte-Perez. 


Emily has a passion for Yin and restorative classes.  Her graceful guidance provides a safe and joyful environment for curious exploration, leaving students relaxed and empowered to take on the challenges of their worlds. 

Ben Caron

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BEN CARON is a Los Angeles-based, Yoga Alliance certified facilitator and retreat producer who has hosted and produced retreats, events and festivals across the globe. 

His mixed-modality approach is inspired by years of study and practice in movement, music, voice, breath-work, meditation, Yoga, and Buddhism.

Ben is a professional project manager and manifestation coach who is passionate about working with clients to clarify their vision, listen to their hearts and create actionable, practical, and achievable plans and practices to manifest their dreams. 

Ben is also a community organizer who leads and produces events across the country as part of the national service & civic healing tour: The Caravan.


He believes that world healing begins with personal healing, and world peace begins with inner peace, and he is glad to lead and practice, in community with all who want to co-create a more compassionate, kind and caring world.  

Synergy Retreats

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SYNERGY RETREATS- Cradled in high-vibrational energy, surrounded by magical mountainous rainforest, at Synergy anything is possible.

Meditate in private nature nooks throughout the property, dip in the pool or jump in the river, and meander through trails back to your tranquil room with lush garden views and exquisitely appointed details throughout.

Enjoy peace and rejuvenate in your eco-luxury suite, with soothing jungle sounds, nourished by our healthy gourmet organic meals and dedicated support staff.

Synergy is the retreat center for anyone seeking luxurious accommodations and comfortable supporting surroundings while engaging in deep transformational work.

Meet Your Hosts:

Ground and activate your New Year 

with hosts Christy Lynn Hicks & Ben Caron,

and special guest teacher Emily Broms-Jacobs,

in the beautiful beach community of Uvita, Costa Rica,

for a week of awe-inspiring nature excursions,

rejuvenating wellness practices, delicious food

& inspiring manifestation workshops,

all amongst heart-centered community.



Meet Your Hosts

Retreats include:

7 days / 6 nights in luxury accommodations at Synergy Retreats in Uvita
Daily wellness, Yoga & manifestation workshops & classes
Excursions to the beach, waterfalls & wildlife tour
Free time to relax and restore by the pool and river
Free time to explore our beach town, Uvita, on your own
Group transport to and from San Jose International Airport
Delicious, healthy, and fresh vegan/vegetarian meals, 3x a day

(variety of rooms and prices are available, including both shared and private)

General Schedule:

  • 7AM-8AM: Morning practice/meditation (optional) 

  • 8.15AM-10AM: Breakfast/free time (rest, journal, pool, river, explore)

  • 10AM-12:30PM: Morning nature excursion or themed practice

  • 12:30PM-4:30PM: Lunch/free time (rest, journal, pool, river, explore) 

  • 4:30PM-6PM: Afternoon nature excursion or themed practice

  • 6PM-7:30PM: Dinner/free time (rest, journal, pool, river, explore)

  • 7:30PM: End of day integration (campfire, dance, yin/restorative yoga)

**Full schedule to be published closer to retreat date


  • Ecotourism (waterfalls, butterfly sanctuary, wildlife tours & beach trips)

  • Free Time/Play Time/Community Time

  • Rest Time

  • Chakra sessions

  • Ecstatic Dance

  • Live music 

  • Chanting/toning 

  • Yin Yoga

  • Meditation

  • Surf yoga (all levels welcome, optional add-on)

  • Nervous System Reset/Yoga Nidra

  • Dream Manifestation/Visioning/Planning

  • Actualization Exercises

  • Reflection/Journaling/Integration Sessions

  • Sharing Circles