Spring Awakening with Jenny and LisaMarch 10th - 16th, 2019
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About the Retreat
Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel! Refresh and renew your mind, body and spirit on this adventure in sunny Mexico. Each day you will experience relaxing meditation, a wide variety of classes (Yin, Hot Bikram style, Hot Vinyasa, Spa, Hot Pilates and more), exciting optional excursions, delicious food and juices, plenty of beach time, and mini-workshops on health, beauty and fitness. Learn about essential oils, raw cold pressed juices (available for pre-order), auricular therapy, cupping, tapping and more! Expand your horizons and get ready for warmer weather with Jenny and Lisa.
7:00AM – 7:30AM [Dock] Morning Meditation on Dock/ Beach
7:30AM – 8:00AM Walk back to Kitchen/ Morning Coffee and Tea
8:00AM – 9:30AM [Yoga Studio] Morning Practice
9:30AM – 10:30AM Breakfast
10:30AM – 4:00PM Free / Beach time / Relax / Massage / OR Optional Excursion
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM [Yoga Studio] Afternoon Practice
6:30PM – 8:30 PM Dinner at Casa Om
8:30PM to 10:00PM Evening Activities
Meet your retreat leaders
Jenny Chestnut is a Registered Yoga Teacher. She has certifications in Bikram Yoga, Vinyasa, Spa, Hot Pilates, Hot Barre, Pure Power and recently received her certificate in Advanced Yin. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Detox Specialist. She specializes in Raw Food Coaching using medicinal greens. She recently completed her Advanced Raw Vegan Culinary Arts Certification.
Lisa Pafe is a devoted yoga practitioner, teacher and founder of Yoga With Lisa LLC, She received her Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) certification in 2016. She is certified and teaches Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Spa, and Yoga with Weights or Straps to all levels and ages. Lisa also holds the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification, She is a USA Yoga Federation coach, competitor and champion as well as an Associate Board Member, responsible for outreach to Adult 50+ competitors.
Casa Om has 11 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 26 and is across the street from the beach.
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.
We will pick you up from the airport and take you 20 minutes south to the beautiful town of Puerto Morelos on the white sandy beaches of the Mexican Riviera.
We are located at 9 mza 26 sm 02 avenue javier rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Optional Excursions (additional fee applies):
The Mexican Riviera is flush with these beautiful underground pools and a trip here isn’t complete without a dip in these refreshing waters. There are multiple cenotes to visit that are much less crowded than those in the Tulum area and only about 30min away by car. Find tranquility below ground or liven you experience with a cenote/zip line combination. Both options are available and booking at least a day in advance is recommended.
Snorkeling & Snuba
The biodiversity on the protect reef in the Mexican Riviera is stunning. Take off for an afternoon when the sun lights up the corals, tropical fish and sponges and search for turtles or reef sharks. Snorkelers can float above it all while scuba divers (no certification needed) can swim down into the tropical traffic. Either option will highlight why this area is protected and turned into a National Marine Park. Yogis can walk to the beach and take a 5 minute stroll to reach the operator. This natural oasis is literally steps from our retreat center.
If you’re a diver there’s twice the opportunity here, you can dive in the coral reefs or, for something a little different, take a cavern or cenote dive. Seasonally the more adventurous (crazy?) yogis can also try a bull shark dive…eek! Tons of diving options await the intrepid.
Akumal Sea Turtle Snorkel
The warm Caribbean waters off of the Mexican Riviera boast sea turtle populations year-round. You can outfit with a dive shop to snorkel with these lovelies or head out with your own gear and see if you get lucky.
The Mayan ruins at Coba is one of the few sites in the Yucatan that is still relatively unrestored. Many of these ancient buildings are the same as when they were rediscovered in 1890. The beautiful location is less hectic and touristy than other Mayan sites and is certainly worth the day trip.
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.
Dorm Price – $1,199
Double Room Shared Bath – $1,499
Double Room Private Bath – $1,699
Queen Room Private Bath – $1,299
King Room Private Bath – $2,099
Queen Room Private Bath (not en-suite) with Sea View – $2,099
There is a 50% deposit option and the remaining balance must be paid by February 1, 2019.