Envision Festival took place February 22nd – 26th, 2018
“Our aim is to inspire one another through the collective participation in art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, education, regenerative strategies and our fundamental connection with nature.” – Envision
Location of Envision Costa Rica in 2018:
Envision is set up at Rancho La Merced in Uvita, where the diversity of the Costa Rican rainforests greets the serenity of the Pacific coast, approximately 3 hours by car from San Jose.
Envision offers their own shuttles from the airport in San Jose and tickets can be found on their website.
What Envision Festival is All About:
Envision calls itself “a celebration dedicated to awakening our human potential”. And festival-goers will find a buffet of options to open their minds and feed their souls.
Envision is structured around its 8 pillars: art, music, bio-construction, health, community, permaculture, spirituality, and movement.
This year, the festival has lined up an endless horizon of activities including Spoken Workshops, featuring speakers who are experts in fields such as herbalism, yoga, Reiki, biodynamic gardening, meditation, Parkour, and much more.
Bodyworkers and healers at the festival are all certified and qualified to work on the community.
Craft treats, herbal apothecary, elixirs and other magical goods are available from the resident witches of The Village. The witches will also be hosting workshops on everything from psychic development to essential-oil-wizardry.
Sample the mystical blue clay at a free Blue Clay Bath Station– renowned for its healing properties and uses as a sunscreen, insect repellant, antiseptic and more. (And you get to look like an Avatar while you’re running around the jungle.)
Surf at Envision Festival on World Famous Waves
Costa Rica is world-famous for its surf, and Envision Festival is nearby to some of the best. Beginners and advanced surfers will both find a home here at different beaches nearby. A swell is expected to be coming in at the time of the event this year, so make sure to bring your board or check out rentals in Uvita or Dominical.
The Music at Envision – One of Costa Rica’s Top Festivals
Featuring artists like Bob Moses and Xavier Rudd, the lineup at Envision has been carefully curated as the perfect weekend-in-the-jungle soundtrack to wake you up (both physically and spiritually, of course). The lineup for the weekend can be found here.
Yoga Spirit at Envision Festival and World Record Attempts
On the jungle floor, atop the sand, or in the Pacific surf, Envision Festival is akin to a giant yoga mat. The festival plays host to a wide array of classes and activities: balance, acro, flow, hand-to-hand, and more. This year, all the classes will end in a group effort to set a world record for simultaneous flyers during the first ever Acro Yoga Flashmob at a festival.
(crypto)Bonus: They accept Bitcoin payments for all ticket types.
Double Bonus: They not only allow children to join, but they also go above and beyond to welcome them. Envision hosts a range of activities specifically designed to help open (keep open?) their young minds.