Connection Practice Global Headquarters 
in Peaceful, Happy Costa Rica!

The gates of Quizur, a 2-acre property with home, event center, offices, bungalows and Wisdom Garden.

Take Our Tour to Costa Rica and Visit Quizur

  • Event Center with stage that seats over 200
  • 5 classrooms
  • Main house with institutional kitchen, living room, office, 4            spacious bedrooms (each with a bathroom)
  • 4 one-bedroom bungalows
  • 2-bedroom, 2-story bungalow with project workroom
  • Garage and facilities workshop
  • Public bathrooms with separate handicap bathroom
  • A well that, in the past, provided all water for the town
  • Close proximity to shopping and restaurants
  • Beautiful, gentle topography with mountain and valley views
Costa Rica Tour

To inquire about a visit or tour:
info@connectionpractice.org or call (214) 458-4345

The History and Future of Quizur

Why Costa Rica? In 2008, 2010 and 2016 the Happy Planet Index ranked Costa Rica as the happiest country in the world. In 2019, the World Happiness Report, named Costa Rica as the happiest country in Latin America, second happiest in the Americas after Canada and the twelfth happiest in the world out of 156 countries.

With over 500,000 different species of animals and plants, Costa Rica houses at least 5% of the world's biodiversity. It funds nature reserve management and environmental services like clean air, fresh water and biodiversity protection. Costa Rica has protected about 28% of its land in national parks and wildlife refuges. 

At Quizur, you are immersed in the breathtaking nature of Costa Rica, yet you are centrally located in Santa Ana, which is 25 minutes from the airport. Santa Ana has become the place of choice with upscale grocery stores, gourmet restaurants, the best hospitals, and malls. You can enjoy the peace and quiet of Quizur and, in just a few minutes, go out on the town!
Sign on the front wall, Quizur, “tiny culture of peace”
Costa Rica is the only country in the world with no army and no arrangement for defense with a larger country. Instead of funding defense, they invest in education.

A Pictorial Tour of Quizur

Bienvenidos (Welcome) ramp to Main House
Quizur served as a second campus for the United Nations University for Peace (UPeace). housed visiting professors and provided an Event Center for large events.

The property was shared with the Academy for Peace of Costa Rica (APCR), which trained public school teachers in the Connection Practice.

Now, the Connection Practice has spread globally and Quizur serves as its international headquarters. We host tours to Costa Rica that include learning the Connection Practice at Quizur.

Main House

Front patio of Main House and Event Center entrance.
View from Main House to the mountains
Patio on two sides of main house can seat about 70 at tables.
2nd Patio
Institutional kitchen with large island and heavy-duty stove
Living Room can seat up to 50
4 big bedrooms with full bathrooms
Classroom at back of main house

Event Center

Event Center Front Entrance
Inside Front Event Center Entrance
Event Center with stage can seat over 200
Back Entrance to Event Center
Below the Event Center are 3 classrooms or offices
Event Center Used as a Gym
Public Bathrooms

The Wisdom Garden

The front of the Wisdom Garden
The Wisdom Garden, where you will find exotic flowers, a raised vegetable garden and an array of birds and animals.
A bird with a long, blue tail at rest in the Wisdom Garden
View from Wisdom Garden to the valley
Bananas from the Wisdom Garden

Bungalows and Workshops

Four bungalows with living/dining/kitchen, bedroom and bath
Bungalow living Room
Open design in bungalows
Hand painted table with chairs
Bungalows 1 and 2 are joined
Comfy bedroom
Bungalows 1 and 2 look lovely at night
Bungalows 3 and 4 are neighbors
2-story bungalow has a balcony and a workshop in the back
Charming Kitchen
Large Workshop, big windows on two sides, tools
Large balcony on 2-story house
This is the dream bench, where you can sit and dream big dreams.

The Connection Practice envisions a world where generational pain is transformed into generational peace.

Our Supporters and Partners

Top heartusershopping-carttwitterfacebookgroupenvelopelinkedinyoutubeinstagramenvelopephonemap-marker