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MEXICO CASA OM WEEK IMMERSION with Kevanji and Betty Riaz Co-teaching

January 10th - 16th, 2016

About the Retreat

We are back for our 3rd year to Casa Om, Mexico.
Casa Om is an amazing yogi house located in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico and is one block from the beach!

This is a Yogi Intensive meant for ALL YOGI’S and ALL LEVELS! Join us for an unforgettable week.

Fluid Living allows us to move through life with an intention for benefiting others through our mind, body and speech leading to an overall happier existence. During this week long intensive, we will retreat to a jungle setting in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Sample Schedule

During this week long intensive we will incorporate daily advanced asana practices as well as the practice of Fluid Yoga Living.

Topics will include Pranayama, Meditation, Tibetan Yogic Philosophy, Fluid Nutrition, Energy work, Assists and more.

WARNING: Please expect this Fluid Living week to change your life! This may lead to random acts of kindness, helping others without any reason at all and continual smiles all day long!

About the Teachers

Kevan Gale

kevan galeKevan Gale is co-owner of Stil Studio in Dedham, MA, and established Fluid Yoga enrichment programs to help those pursuing dynamic happiness in life and work. His own “dynamic happiness” owes much to his role as husband to wife Stacy and father to three wonderful children; his passion for swimming, cycling and yoga; and his development as a burgeoning photographer. Kevan’s teachings are marked by his ability to share advanced yoga philosophies in simple, modern terms that resonate with students of all abilities. He is eternally grateful for his heart teacher, Lama Migmar, who has guided him on his spiritual journey. Practice with Kevan at Stil Studio, Fluid Yoga or online at Soundcloud or Youtube.

Betty Riaz

betty riazBetty believes in embracing life and all it’s imperfections as a catalyst for change. Since 2009, when she transformed from fashionista to “yogaista” and co-founded Stil Studio in greater Boston, Betty has been on a mission to change her perception of the world and help others reach their greatest potential inside and out.

For six years prior, Betty owned and operated Stil Clothing, a group of fashion stores that radically changed the way women dressed in Boston. Betty’s fashion boutiques were honored with Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” award several times throughout their operation, and she was voted Best Dressed in Boston by The Boston Globe and Fashion Boston Magazine.

Her interest and trainings in Thai Massage Yoga assisting led to her create the super-luscious SPA class, as well as workshops and trainings to bring SPA love to yogis seeking a blissful experience both near and far.

Betty’s love for fashion sparked Mecca, a place where yoga + fashion meet. Her yoga mat bag line has been featured in the Boston Globe and can be found at Stil Studio and SCLA.

She is also involved in keeping the glue on The Fluid Yoga Sangha by fostering a sense of togetherness and community.

Accomodation

Casa Om has 10 beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms, a spacious and well equipped yoga room, swimming pool, a rooftop dining area and 2 kitchens. Bedrooms can set for either single or double occupancy, and have either a private bathroom or a bathroom shared between two rooms. Casa Om also has a new dorm that sleeps up to 6 people in bunk beds.

The rooms at Casa Om are comfortable and beautifully designed with air conditioning and fans. Drinking water and wifi are provided. Casa Om sleeps 24 and is across the street from the beach.

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

Please fly into Cancun International Airport (CUN)

Once you have booked your ticket, please email your flight itinerary to info@casaom.com

We are located at 9 mza 26 sm 02 avenue javier rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo Mexico.

You can get driving directions here http://casaom.com/travel/

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

This intensive includes 6 nights/ 7 days in a luxury villa located in Puerto Morales, Mexico.

** AIRFARE AND DINNER OUT NOT INCLUDED. **

** Open to ALL STUDENTS AND ALL LEVELS! This week applies to 40 hours CEU Credits towards YA training.

All practices, tuition, transportation and food & lodging are included.

Pricing $1595 for one week’s stay plus breakfast and dinner for most night (one night out) , based on double occupancy.

Deposit required of $250 to reserve your one week’s stay.

Deposit Refundable up until 12/1/2015

LIMITED NUMBER OF SPACES

For more info or to sign up contact bettyriaz@gmail.com