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Welcome to the ART of YOU in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Our Story

The ART of YOU Private Fitness Retreat was an idea born in 2008 on Terri’s first trip to Costa Rica. After running her business for 30 years in New York City, Terri & her husband relocated to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica in 2014. It took Terri a full year of searching to find just the right place, just the right people, just the right aesthetic with just the right experience and attention to detail to partner with in bringing The ART of YOU to life as a private luxury fitness experience.

Terri found that and more in the Prana RainForest Retreat and its owners Mark & Jon. They are unparalleled experts entirely hands-on in what they do and how they do it. Discovering they had so much in common with their respective business ideals, philosophies and passions for fitness, food, fun and Costa Rica… it was an easy fit to work together to create something that’s almost impossible to find: an entirely private luxury fitness retreat. We believe we can set a new standard in luxury personal attention in Costa Rica, we hope you do too!

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Meet Terri, Jonathan & Mark


Celebrity Personal Trainer – Creator of The ART Method

Celebrity Trainer Terri Walsh creator of The Active Resistance Training® Method enjoys 30+ years as an instructor, personal trainer, author and studio owner. Terri left New York City and re-located to Manuel Antonio to take her business to the next level. The ART of YOU Private Luxury Fitness Retreat is just one of the many ways Terri is creatively making fun business, and making business fun!


Prana RainForest Retreat Owners

Jonathan Harper and Mark Goldstein owners of Prana Rainforest Retreat have over 25 years in the spa and hospitality business. They also relocated to Costa Rica with the idea to take their business to another level and have clearly raised the bar with their exclusive one villa concept devoted to service and impeccable accommodation in the rainforest.