Find Your Happy Mexican Riviera RetreatJune 12th -18th, 2016
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About the Retreat
Join Gustavo for a one of a kind retreat in the Mexican Riviera. Surround yourself with breathtaking views from the ocean and some of the most fascinating sacred ruins in the world.
Come discover what it means to find your happy.
Expect an empowering and vigorous 60-minute Power Vinyasa class every morning to help you sweat the small stuff and get clear on what makes you shine, spark and become more alive. We will have plenty of time to embark on journeys to the Mayan ruins, sacred cenotes and the fascinating beauty of Mayan culture. Soak up the sun by the ocean and explore. An afternoon of Slow Flow will be the thing to come back to just before dinner to help you settle.
Come with an open mind, be ready to sweat and have fun. #wherewillyogatakeyou? to #findyohappy, of course!
- Power flows each morning (except one) with Gustavo/li>
- Slow flow with Gustavo each evening
- Fully guided cultural and seva excursion to a local Mayan village
- Traditional hands-on cooking class at a local Mayan village
- Guided clear blue water sea turtle snorkel at Akumal
- Local-led Tulum ruins excursion
- Fully guided cenote history, exploration and snorkel Comfort-lux accommodations
- Buffet breakfasts daily
- Vegetarian dinners (this is a meat-free and alcohol-free retreat center)
- Transportation to and from Cancun (CUN) airport (on arrival and departure days)
What’s not included
- Airfare to Cancun
- Additional excursions
- Alcohol or items of a personal nature/souvenirs
- Travel insurance (recommended)
About the teacher
Gustavo is Yoga teacher living in Austin, Texas with a desire to inspire and uplift people through high-spirited classes. He is an avid runner, a Crossfit and nutrition enthusiast, and a true anatomy junkie. His passion for wellness and fitness led him to the discovery of Yoga.
Gustavo incorporates the ancient teachings of Yoga and his own life experiences into vigorous and empowering flow classes. His classes are a fun mix between Power Yoga, Forrest Yoga, and Hatha Yoga with a philosophy which revolves around developing a strong core – “if you develop a strong core or center of being, there will be nothing that can bend/ break you out of shape.”
His classes are challenging yet accessible – they will leave you feeling accomplished, reenergized and a little sweaty! Catch him around Austin, online or on the road!
Casa Om has 10 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 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 resort.
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.
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 or afternoon 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.