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Bikram Yoga Retreat with Radha & JJ Garcia

August 2nd – 8th, 2015

About the Retreat

Join us for 6 nights & 7days of Bikram Yoga led by Senior Teacher Radha Garcia, who attended the first ever Bikram teacher training in 1994, and JJ Garcia, an experienced and devoted yogi who has participated in numerous intensive yoga trainings and clinics. Immerse yourself in daily yoga classes and training exercises, nourish yourself with catered gourmet vegetarian meals, pamper yourself with a spa treatment, take a swim in fresh water caves or just relax at the beach.

This retreat is geared to all people, all ages, all body types, from beginners to advanced levels. There will be 2 Bikram yoga classes each day as well as extra optional training.

The Retreat Includes:
– 6 nights and 7 days (including arrival/departure) – 6 vegetarian breakfasts & 5 dinners (with balance of meals in town) – Daily Bikram Yoga Classes – Onsite Pool – Steps from the Beach

About the Teacher:

Radha

Senior Teacher Radha Garcia taught yoga for 25 years before she was one of 35 students who attended Bikram Choudhury’s first teacher training in 1994. Inspired by the practice, Radha brought Bikram Yoga to Colorado and has been a devoted and respected teacher and the owner of Boulder Bikram Yoga ever since.

JJ Garcia

JJ Garcia was born and raised in Boulder, CO. He is the son of Radha Garcia and brother of Esak Garcia; together this awesome trio forms the principals of Boulder Bikram Yoga. JJ took his first Bikram yoga class at the age of 8 from Bikram himself when he visited Teacher Training for his mother’s graduation in 1994. After that first class, JJ continued practicing yoga on occasion. At the age of 20, after suffering several sports related injuries to his knees and left ankle, JJ became dedicated to his Bikram yoga practice in an effort to heal his injuries. He completed his own 400-day challenge, practicing 400 days in a row, and has been practicing a minimum of 4 times per week since 2007. He attended teacher training in the fall of 2011. As a teacher, JJ loves seeing the change in students as they commit to this practice; it truly brings out the best in everyone. “Mind over the matter, what’s the matter? Never Mind!”

Accomodation

Casa Om has 9 beautiful bedrooms, a spacious and well-equipped yoga room, swimming pool, and a kitchen. Bedrooms are double occupancy, and have either a private bathroom or a bathroom shared between two rooms. The dorm room sleeps 6 yogis.

The rooms at Casa Om are comfortable and beautifully designed with air conditioning and fans. Drinking water and a small coffee maker are in each room, and most rooms have a small mini-fridge. Yoga mats, towels, and beach towels are provided!

Wifi is included and available throughout the villa.

Enjoy meals up on the rooftop palapa with a stunning 360 degree view of Puerto Morelos, perfect for watching sunrises and sunsets over the Mayan Jungle.

Casa Om sleeps 24 and is across the street from the beach.

Some meals are provided by Casa Om’s team of exquisite chefs who locally source their food for an incredible culinary experience. Their food is guaranteed to help you be stronger and healthier on your trip.

Cuisine

At Casa Om we run a full gourmet vegetarian kitchen. We offer extensive Mexican, Thai, New American, and Lebanese food options. Visitors love our fresh juices and superfood smoothies. All dishes are prepared with a healthy yogic lifestyle in mind. We love to make gluten free and vegan meals as well.

We will include breakfast each morning and dinner 4 nights out of the 6 you are with us. The other nights we will venture out into town.

Our head chef, Eduardo, is a former restaurateur; he brings more than 10 years of professional cooking experience to Casa Om. He is passionate about food and his cooking classes are a favorite amongst our visitors. Those passionate about cuisine will find a like-minded soul.

Travel

Sunday August 2nd – August 8th, 2015

Casa Om will arrange transportation to and from the airport.

Casa Om is a 20-minute car ride from the airport (CUN) to Casa Om. We are located at 9 mza 26 sm 02 avenue javier rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Activites

Go Diving or Snorkeling:
Puerto Morelos is meters away from one of the largest coral reefs in the world. Take a morning to explore the reefs with a guide and see colorful fish, coral, and maybe even a sea turtle!

Visit a Ceynote:
Explore an underwater cave in the Mayan jungle! These caves of groundwater are hundreds of feet deep and full of crystal clear water. Take a zip line over them for a once in a lifetime experience!

Have a Spa Treatment:
Relax and refresh yourself with a spa treatment right at Casa Om! Our in-house massage therapist can provide a relaxing massage or Ayurvedic treatment – a great compliment to a yoga retreat for a total body blissful experience!

Explore Playa del Carmen:
Take a shopping trip, have a great meal, or just enjoy people watching on a trip to Playa del Carmen. This is a fun tourist spot where you can shop for anything from cheap souvenirs to boutique items.

Register

Program Cost:

Single Occupancy: $1,899 (Your own private room)

Double Occupancy: $1,499 (Share with 1 other Yogi)

Dorm-Style Accommodation: $1,399 (Share dorm room with up to 5 other yogis)

Register by June 1st to save $100!

Airfare not included.

Payment online to CasaOm.com

For more information on this retreat, contact Radha (radhagarcia@yahoo.com)