Our Team

Aaron, Founder

Yoga teacher and author of Autobiography Of A Naked Yogi, Aaron leads the Yoga Teacher Training programs at Blue Osa. Aaron has been teaching yoga and leading yoga retreats for close to 30 years. Inspired by his own practice, he guides students to secret and far-flung locales, empowers them to realize their own limitless potential, and makes yoga relevant and accessible for the modern world.... more

Adam, Founder

Adam’s blend of an interior design career and a desire to direct his energy towards spiritual and energetic life. Adam met Aaron in his yoga classes in New York and began to go on retreats with him. The pair began talking about creating a yoga retreat. Several years later, while visiting Costa Rica, they stumbled on the perfect location. With the retreat location found, Blue Osa was born.... more

Alex, General Manager

Born and raised in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, Alex has worked in hospitality on the Osa Peninsula for six years so knows all of the best kept secrets to making your stay extra special! Alex is Blue Osa’s General Manager and helps to make sure our guests have a wonderful stay.... more

Henry, Office Manager

Henry was born and raised in Alajuela (a small suburb outside the capital city of Costa Rica) and has been working in customer service for the past 18 years. He moved to the Osa Peninsula in 2012 and has been working directly with tourism ever since.... more

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Elner, Kitchen Manager

Elner has lived in the area of Puerto Jimenez his whole life. His love for cooking was ignited after moving out of his family’s house and having to cook on his own. He has worked in the hospitality industry for over 10 years, spending most of his time assisting in the kitchen. ... more

Nery, Housekeeping Manager

Nery is a Puerto Jimenez native who has spent almost a decade working at Blue Osa. She says she loves coming here each day because she gets to do what she loves while working alongside extremely genuine and kind people. Nery says that Blue Osa, along with this part of the Peninsula, is super calm and peaceful.... more

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Marcela, Massage/Spa Therapist

Marcela weaves sounds, colors, fragrances, and natural ointments while employing the healing power of the human touch to rejuvenate. Transformative describes the sense of well-being experienced in a therapy session with Marcela, whose small frame belies the strength of her hands, heart, and soul. ... more

Marie, Founder/Chef

One of the original owners of the property, along with her late husband Jean-François, Marie was so inspired by Aaron and Adam’s vision for a Blue Osa, she remains the ‘mother’ of the Blue Osa family several years later.... more

The Cats

Meet the feline inhabitants of the Blue Osa family are our valued companions and we considered them an essential part of this community. Their presence brings a particular feeling of tranquility and hominess. Some of them enjoy walks on the beach with you.... more

The Dogs, Your friends

Our canine resident mascots are a vital part of our harmonious environment. Their fun-loving spirit contributes to the feel, the vitality, the energy and the experience of what is Blue Osa. You will find them eager and willing hosts, happy to greet you when you arrive, Pete, Rama and Fiona enjoy the ocean waves and will keep you company as you stroll our beautiful beach.... more

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The Employees of Blue Osa

Chef Marie of Blue Osa Yoga Retreat + Spa

Incredible Chef Marie

Chef Marie’s culinary ingenuity is the reason Blue Osa has such phenomenal meals. Take a special glimpse into her mind with this interview and find out what makes her cooking off-the-charts!