Cancun Yoga RetreatMarch 11th - 17th, 2018
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About the Retreat
The Cancun Yoga Retreat offers a balance of adventure and relaxation, nourished by a strong sense of community. This year, our retreat will be hosted by Casa Om, located in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. Casa Om is a nurturing, health conscious environment perfect for a relaxing retreat and the deepening of your yoga practice!
The retreat offers two daily yoga classes led by Brian and Gaby’s experienced teaching. Utilizing meditation, asana, mantra, and pranayama, guests will deepen their connection to their individual practice while tuning into the energy of the land and culture. The opportunity to unplug and immerse in whole, simple living will support you in unwinding and moving towards clarity. A balance of native spirituality and yoga philosophy will encourage transformation towards Self-knowledge.
Casa Om is just 15 miles south of Cancun and is located directly across the street from the ocean. The retreat center is a short walk away from restaurants and shops, giving guests the option to explore local culture. We will enjoy a group trip to Chichen Itza, one of the modern wonders of the world! Other optional activities include SUP, swimming, botanical gardens, snorkeling, exploring a local cenote, and spa services.
Join us in cultivating community, connection, and whole living on our fifth annual winter retreat in Puerto Morelos, Mexico!
The retreat includes
- Early Yoga Practice
- Free Time/ Group Outings
- Yoga intensive Workshops
- Afternoon Group Yoga Practice
- Free Time/ Evening Events
About the Teachers
Gaby Goldberg Gaby is passionate about reconnecting people to the truest aspects of themselves. Yoga is the modality that has led her closest to this, offering deep, lasting healing and the ability to embrace ones whole self. Knowing and understanding the potentiality that exists within each practitioner has empowered Gaby to create and hold space that not only plants seeds of transformation, but supports the cultivation and growth of the individual. She offers yoga experiences that gently open the practitioner to the art of listening and seeing, integral skills for moving through the world with clarity and steadiness. Gaby’s teaching passions include gentle and restorative yoga, pranayama, mantra, and core yoga. These practices bring us to life! She looks forward to connecting, sharing, and supporting your process of learning and self-inquiry.
Brian Tobin Brian is a Hatha Yoga and meditation teacher based in Burlington, Vermont. Brian aims to work with each student, starting from where they are, in order to develop their own personal practice. Utilizing techniques including yoga postures, breathing techniques, mantra, concentration, and visualization a custom practice is carefully crafted. The goal of all of these practices is to increase Self-knowledge and Joy in daily life.
At a young age, Brian began to wonder how to cultivate meaning and connectivity in life. Years of interest in consciousness and philosophy led Brian to the traditional practices of Hatha, or physical, Yoga. Studying and practicing alongside his beloved teachers, he has explored in-depth the intersection of body, breath, energy, and mind. Brian draws his influences from numerous different lineages of Hatha and Raja Yoga including: Sivananda Yoga, Bihar School of Yoga, Gosh/ Paramahansa Yogananda Lineages, Yogi Gupta (Dharma Mittra) Lineage, and Native Spirituality. Brian has received his advanced teaching certifications through the Hathavidya School of Yoga.
Casa Om has 11 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 26 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.
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.
Casa Om will arrange shuttle service 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.
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.
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