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Fan of yoga? Like to rave? Ever dreamt of combining the two? Then Central American music-meets-wellness event Envision Festival is for you!
Set in the blissful forest surrounds of Uvita in Costa Rica, Envision is kicking off next year from 23rd - 26th February, and is set to feature soothing music alongside high-energy DJ sets, yoga classes and a kickass speaker line-up over its whopping four-day programme.
Some three hours south of San Jose and a bit north of Costa Rica’s famed Corcovado rainforest lies the whale tail-shaped Osa peninsula. Keep going though… you’re still not there. Go a little further south and you’ll come across Uvita.
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Words: Charley Rogulewski || Photos: Adam Straughn and Diana Bartos