Costa Rica


International Center for Girls

Making a difference one girl at a time at our International Center for Girls

As former Director of Peace through Yoga’s teacher trainings, Chris Yovanovich assisted Dr. Sally Brown Bassett, Founder, with the development of the Peace through Yoga Foundation’s International Center for Girls. The Center’s mission is to enrich, educate, and empower girls in the rural area of Carbón I and the surrounding community in Costa Rica.   Our vision is for the Costa Rican girls to grow up to be smart, poised and confident. Our hope is for each girl to reach their full intellectual and earning potential so that they are economically self-sufficient and can assume leadership positions in communities.

The International Center for Girls offers English classes offered by a trained native English speaker, a sewing and business skills program, art and music activities, life skills workshops on topics such as conflict resolution, mindful movement/yoga and health initiatives, guest speakers, and educational field trips. Individuals who participate in our one week retreats to Costa Rica spend a day with the girls doing educational activities.

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To donate, please mail checks to: Indiana Yoga Studio with a note indicating for Costa Rica.

100% of all donations go directly to support the programs in Costa Rica.


Learn more here: https://www.girlsforsuccess.com/yoga-adventure-service-retreat

Yoga, Adventure, and Service

To reserve your flight & bungalow, contact Susie Morwick, PTY Foundation and Indiana Yoga Studio’s Reservation Manager, at susie.morwick@peacethroughyoga.com or 317-544-8391.

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New Delhi & Rishikesh India!

Stay Tuned for Our Next Excursion to India!  

Join us for the International Yoga Festival in beautiful Rishikesh India! Based at the foothills of the Himalayas, your room overlooks the Ganges river. Hearing bells and singing from nearby temples, and smelling spices wafting through the air by nearby vendors, you are literally transported into the world of the devoted that has been going on for thousands of years! The weather is spring-like with a gentle breeze.
To begin this magical journey, you will arrive in New Dehli, where you will be transported to Le Meriden Hotel via HiTours. There you will relax and have dinner with fellow passengers. The following day includes a tour of Old Delhi where you will learn about the tastes and foods of India, ride a rickshaw and be immersed in the culture and heritage of this 3,000 year old city.
To guarantee your space, call our Reservation Manager, Susie Morwick at 317-544-8391 or
email to susie@peacethroughyoga.org. A $500 deposit is needed to hold your space and the
balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
Investment: $3000.00 (minus airfare)