Iguana Athletic Center

Let Nature Inspire Wellness

The Gilded Iguana is an ideal destination for getting active and connecting with nature, and the Iguana Athletic Center is the heart of it all. Comprised of three locations — the North Studio, the South Studio, and the Gym — the center offers classes, equipment, and expert instruction to help you make the most of your time in Nosara.

A Plant In A Garden

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Membership Prices

If you live in the area or are coming for an extended period of time, take a look at our membership options.

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The practice of yoga is all about clearing your mind and finding balance, and there are few better places to do that than our tranquil beachside property. Learn more about Gilded Iguana's yoga offerings


  • Yoga (all levels)
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Private Classes Offered 

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the most popular martial arts forms in the world and is enjoyed around the world as an excellent full-body workout. Improve your balance and strengthen key muscle group through our classes, available for all levels. 


  • Jiu Jitsu
  • Jiu Jitsu — No Gi
  • Competition Jiu Jitsu
  • Jiu Jitsu Kids — Kids
  • Private Sessions Offered 

Boxing & Kickboxing

Non-competitive boxing and kickboxing classes are offered which focus on physical conditioning and weight loss. 


The Iguana Athletic Center features a modern, fully equipped gym to help you reach your fitness goals. You'll also find a fantastic range of classes to help push you and introduce new techniques and exercises.


  • Functional Training 
    • (Physical conditioning classes with full body routines led by an instructor. Classes such as TRX, Kettlebells, HIIT and more.)
  • Strength Training 
    • (Structured classes under muscle gain programs led by an instructor)
  • Circuit Training
  • Kids Karate
  • Personal Training 
  • Ice Tub Recovery