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XPT Experience Info
May 06-08 2020 | Waterman - Costa Rica
THIS EXPERIENCE ONLY! We have added a 3 hour beach session with Laird + Ocean Training.Take this rare chance to swim, surf, or body surf with the legend himself, and live the XPT lifestyle: primal workouts on the beach, pool training, open ocean training, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, performance breathing, ice-heat recovery, and explore the tropical Costa Rican terrain on a morning hike. You’ll be nourished with a nutritional diet and gourmet meals throughout the experience, complete with a dinner on the beach, and a stay at the Santarena Hotel, a tropically elegant oasis.World famous surf beaches with 200 kilometers of Guanacaste coastline, fascinating mountains and stunning terrain— each day brings a new activity in this multi-sport adventure.

Led by XPT Founders.

Laird Hamilton

Surf Legend

Gabby Reece

Former Pro Athlete

Advisors, Coaches, Guests:

Mark Roberts

XPT ASSISTANT PERFORMANCE DIRECTOR | Mark is an expert in human performance, and has studied the science of sport and exercise since the age of 15. As a former professional rugby player with national honors and an Irish youth triathlete he has been exposed to the highest level of training from an early age, the catalyst into his journey of human performance. Mark has been coaching for 10 years with the last 5 years as a post-rehab specialist in Chicago, IL. Mark holds accreditation's through EXOS as a performance specialist, as a CFSC LvL 2 coach and through XPT.

PJ Nestler

XPT PERFORMANCE DIRECTOR | PJ is a human performance specialist with over a decade of experience preparing top athletes for competition, and a life mission to help athletes and coaches realize their true potential. Over the past 12 years, Coach PJ has trained dozens of athletes from the UFC, NFL, NHL and MLB. In his current role as Director of Performance for XPT, Coach PJ is responsible for researching, developing and teaching educational curriculum's around XPT's Breathe-Move-Recover philosophy. 

Dr. Kelly Starrett

XPT Movement Advisor Kelly Starrett is a coach, physical therapist, author, and speaker who aims to revolutionize how athletes think about human movement and athletic performance. His 2013 book, Becoming a Supple Leopard has become a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. Kelly is a longtime friend of Laird and Gabby, as well as the XPT family, and has appeared as a special guest at multiple XPT Experiences, providing hands-on mobility methods and educational touch-points that serve crucial when achieving optimal human performance.

Juliet Starrett

Juliet Starrett is an attorney and entrepreneur. She is co-founder and CEO of San Francisco Crossfit, one of the first 50 Crossfit affiliates, and, which has revolutionized how athletes think about human movement and athletic performance. Before turning her attention to MobilityWOD and San Francisco CrossFit full-time, Juliet had a successful career as an attorney, practicing complex commercial litigation at Reed Smith for nearly eight years.

Is This Experience Right For Me ?

  • For All Fitness levels
  • What's Your Goal
  • Evolve
  • This 3-day adventure is ideal for the water lovers, thrill-seekers, and bucket list-crushers. This exclusive XPT Experience is created for the adventurers in good physical condition, capable to swim confidently in the ocean. Don’t be intimidated! The XPT Experience was created to suit all fitness levels. You do not need to be a world-class athlete or in elite shape to benefit from the XPT Experience. Our guests come from many different backgrounds, ages and fitness levels. Our expert staff will meet you where you currently are and help you explore the edges of your comfort zone. This experience is all about YOU and we will make sure you leave with dozens of new tools, information, and inspiration to help you live a performance driven life!
    ELEVATE YOUR TRAINING | Are you at the point with your fitness training where you feel the need to push your limits and challenge yourself even more? If so, there are no two better people to help you do this; Laird and Gabby share their own training styles and personal approaches to maintain a high level of fitness. They will be with you every step of the way.
    RESET YOUR FITNESS | Looking to shake up your normal training routines, get back into a habit of prioritizing your health, or learn new methods that will inspire you to evolve your fitness? Many XPT participants are looking to get a fresh outlook on their daily health routines while re-igniting their desire to stay in shape. If this is you, then join us!
    Many XPT participants are looking to trigger a major change in their lives, whether exploring a new path in health & fitness or opening their mind to new ways to see the world. The XPT Experience will safely push you outside your comfort zone to achieve mental breakthroughs among a group of like-minded individuals, guided by our expert staff. This experience can be the spark you need to take control of your health, performance or life.


-Performance Breathing
-Pool Workouts
-Sand & Ocean Workouts
-1/2 Day Beach Day (surf, swim, boogie board, body surf)
-Group Meals
-Lectures - Q/A
-Endless fun....

Surfs Up.

Enjoy ocean activities with the legend himself, on the Las Catalinas beaches. Laird will share his experiences and stories of his time in the water, followed by an audience participation Q&A. XPT Experiences pushes your limits to reach your full potential through events like: Performance Breathing, beach workouts, stand up paddleboarding, underwater workouts, ice-heat therapy recovery sessions, and more.

The Experience Includes:

Your Experience includes 3 nights at the Santarena hotel in Las Catalinas (Checkin on the 19th, checkout on the 22nd). If you prefer to come early or stay later we can connect you with our host for rates and availability.
Upgrades are available. Ask us about options! Local and don't need a room? Use the coupon -noroom800- to receive a discount.
You are responsible for your flights and transportation to and from Costa Rica. Las Catalinas is a walking town so no car is needed.
Lunch, Dinner, Hydration and Snacks are provided. You’ll enjoy delicious, healthy food that XPT members eat to fuel themselves in real life. Lunch and dinners are done family style, as a group. We follow a similar diet plan as paleo (lean meats, fish, vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts etc.) Vegetarian / Vegan requests are accommodated as best as possible. Water and snacks are provided throughout.
You will learn the basic fundamentals of XPT Performance Breathing, Pool AND Ocean training, Ice-Heat Recovery, Sand Training, etc. We will go on a bike ride, do Stand Up Paddle boarding, and you will have the opportunity to hit the ocean with Laird and surf! You do not need to be an elite athlete to participate. The XPT Experience is designed for adults who are moderately fit or looking to get more fit, or for those athletes who are looking to go beyond and expand their endurance training. Each individual’s Experience is catered personally to your goals and skills.
You will learn the nuances and many benefits of our incredible XPT Performance Breathing™ techniques, for optimal fitness and everyday health.
Here at XPT we practice heat and ice therapy for post-workout recovery. The XPT Heat and Ice Program uses these tools to stimulate your system to promote muscle recovery, for hormone and metabolism balancing, to increase endurance, for easier acquisition of muscle mass, and for a general increased capacity for stress tolerance.
XPT is a lifestyle and life is a constant quest for knowledge and growth. During an XPT Experience, we cover topics on human performance, mind-body, daily goals, nutrition, sleep, and tools for managing stress. All of these things can be taken back home with you to integrate into your regular daily routine.
Everything we do at XPT has an element of fun (especially with Laird involved). XPT is centered around the notion of enjoying life.
Meet new friends. At the XPT Experience we do everything as a group. You will always be around an XPT team member.
Wednesday | May 06
8:00AM - 8:00PM
Thursday | May 07
8:00AM - 8:00PM
Friday | May 08
8:00AM - 12:30PM

Santarena Hotel.

A tropically elegant oasis inspired by a palette of people and places, the Santarena Hotel is a bohemian pearl perched between two of Costa Rica’s loveliest Pacific beaches, in Las Catalinas, Guanacaste. Cosmopolitan minds and curious spirits naturally gather here, gracefully connecting and epitomizing “pura vida” – a life where people and their wellness are top priorities and where nature is cared for and enjoyed by all.

Stylish guest rooms and inviting public spaces are seamlessly woven with gracious hospitality to make this the ideal home base, captivating visitors with an authentic laid-back warmth throughout. Hotel guests are encouraged to rest, relax and decompress, but are also wholeheartedly invited to take advantage of the outdoors, through a wide range of outdoor activities literally at Santarena’s doorstep, including an extensive trail system with over 40 kilometers of hiking, meditation and mountain biking trails as well as water activities such as SUP, kayaking, snorkeling and scuba.

Frequently Asked Questions.

  •   Do you have a payment plan?
    For those who are ready to lock in their spot early for an XPT Experience, you may do so with a 50% down payment. However, please note that full payment is required 30 days prior to the selected Experience. If you wish to make partial payment now, please use the code ‘kauai’ at check-out. We also advise that you review our refund policy.
  •   Do you have a refund policy?
    Participants who make a deposit (total or half) are eligible for a full refund within 7 days of initial payment, as long as there are 30 days or more until the Experience begins. A refund will not be issued after 7 days of the marked payment date, or if there are 29 days or less until the start of the Experience. Full Payment is due 30 days prior to the Experience. If the customer misses the 7-day refund window, the customer has the opportunity to transfer their deposit (total of half) to a future XPT Experience occurring within 1 year, but will be assessed a $750 transfer fee. The customer is only eligible to transfer deposit to another Experience one (1) time. In all circumstances, transfer of deposit to another offered XPT Experience must be requested a minimum of 30 days before the Experience start date. No refunds or transfer can be accommodated if there are 30 days or less to the start of Experience.

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