SHI’s 1st healthy vacation adventure will take place in a beautiful rain forest setting located in Costa Rica. This excursion provides travelers with a special on-site experience at the Tabacon Luxury Hot Springs Resort in Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica. The property provides a ton of activities and we will be holding lectures and group activities.

Also — we have worked diligently with the executive chef to create 3 Costa Rican-style macrobiotic meals designed by Susan Waxman and served each day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that are both delicious and healthy that will fit into your macrobiotic practice (standard menu items available as well).


Single Occupancy

$4,500 per person for single occupancy rooms — Only $3,500 for early bird pricing before May 1st, 2019

Double Occupancy

Bringing a Guest? We have reduced prices for 2 guests who will be sharing a room!

$6,000 ($3,000 per person) for double occupancy rooms — Only $5,000 ($2,500 each) for early bird pricing before May 1st, 2019

*Pricing includes transportation to and from airport, but does NOT include airfare.


– Welcome cocktails
– 3 group lectures/discussions with Denny Waxman
– 3 cooking lessons with Susan Waxman
– Daily yoga class
– A local marketplace excursion
– A tree planting event
– Optional guided tours can be booked at resort


– Bilingual guides
– 3 Costa Rican-style macrobiotic meals served daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner
– Access to Shangri-la and thermal water springs
– Free international calls- Free international calls

Schedule | November 10 – November 16, 2019

Sunday, November 10
Arrive in Costa Rica and transfer to your resort
Check-in to Tabacon Grand Spa and Luxury Thermal Experience
Accommodations: Orchid Room for 6 nights
Balance of day at leisure
Enjoy a welcome cocktail

Monday, November 11
Wake up amid the thermal springs and rainforest. Enjoy your first of daily yoga classes.
Cooking Class #1: Hors d’Oeuvres & Snacks – Susan Waxman (Before Lunch)
Lecture #1: Worldwide Eating Traditions – Denny Waxman (Before Dinner)

Tuesday, November 12
Activities TBA

Wednesday, November 13
Cooking Class #2: (TBA) – Susan Waxman (Before Lunch)
Lecture #1: How to Awaken & Grow Your Natural Healing Ability (Before Dinner)

Thursday, November 14
Marketplace excursion lead by guide. Find the perfect ingredients to make a meal with Susan Waxman later in the day.
Lecture #3: Practical Palmistry – Denny Waxman (Before Lunch)
Cooking Class #3: Easy Breezy Meal – Susan Waxman (Before Dinner)

Friday, November 15
Farewell Dinner
Activities TBA

Saturday, November 16
Time to bid Costa Rica Pura Vida and transfer to flight home or extend your stay

Lecture Topics

How to Awaken and Grow Your Natural Healing Ability

This class will introduce simple and practical steps that will awaken and grow your natural healing ability and lead to lasting health. These steps are easy to implement into your lifestyle.

  • Three main conditions for lasting health
  • Nourishment and elimination
  • A dynamic image of health
  • Natural circulators
  • Awakening your natural healing ability

Worldwide Eating Traditions

All of the world’s long-standing civilizations had a similar pattern in diet and methods of preparation. This class will introduce you to the common points of traditional diets and help you to adapt your macrobiotic practice to varied localities.

  • Common points of all traditional diets.
  • Understanding cooking styles and food selection in northern, southern, dry and humid climates
  • North & south
  • Dry & humid
  • Breads
  • Oil/fat
  • Spices
  • Cooking styles

Practical Palmistry

Hands have always been an endless fascination for most people. This is a fun and interesting class that will give insight into the nature and tendencies of yourself and others. My experience is that everyone likes to show their hands and look at other people’s hands.

  • Size and width of palm
  • Life/vitality line
  • Head/intellect line
  • Emotion/love line
  • Girdle of Venus

Please call us for more details or if you have further questions:
(215) 238-9212

Or, you can speak directly to our travel agent for the event:

Adrienne Sasson
Rubinsohn Travel – Signature Travel Network Member

*Cutoff point for registration is September 1st, 2019.

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