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2022 Mexico Retreat – Experience The Joy Of Being

February 5th - 12th, 2022

About the Retreat

Puerto Morelos, Mexico

This 7-night retreat at the beautiful Casa OM includes 6 morning classes and 3 evening classes. All workshop packages include the opening night dinner. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are staying off campus, lunch is no longer included in this package.)


When you choose to stay at Casa Om, you’ll enjoy:

  • *$200 discount for teacher trainees and graduates staying at Casa OM
  • Convenient & beautiful accommodations
  • Access to an on-site kitchen & refrigerator
  • 10 vegetarian meals, including 6 brunches & 5 dinners!


  • DAY 1: Saturday, Feb. 5th
    • Dinner – 6 PM
  • DAY 2: Sunday, Feb. 6th
    • Yoga – 9:30 – 11:45AM
    • Lunch – 12 NOON
    • Free Time
    • Yoga – 5 – 6:30PM
  • DAY 3: Monday, Feb. 7th
    • Yoga – 9:30 – 11:45AM
    • Lunch – 12 NOON
  • DAY 4: Tuesday, Feb. 8th
    • Yoga – 9:30 – 11:45AM
    • Lunch – 12 NOON
  • DAY 5: Wednesday, Feb. 9th
    • Yoga – 9:30 – 11:45AM
    • Lunch – 12 NOON
    • Free Time
    • Yoga – 5 – 6:30PM
  • DAY 6: Thursday, Feb. 10th
    • Yoga – 9:30 – 11:45AM
    • Lunch – 12 NOON
  • DAY 7: Friday, Feb. 11th
    • Yoga – 9:30 – 11:45AM
    • Lunch – 12 NOON
    • Free Time
    • Yoga – 4 – 5 PM
    • Closing Dinner – 6 PM
  • DAY 8: Saturday, Feb. 12th

About the Teacher

Amanda McMaine
amanda-McMaine21Amanda McMaine is an internationally-recognized yoga teacher and therapist who has spent her life in an intense study of body movement and a search for what truly frees and inspires our lives.

Her precise, gentle, and clear teaching style continues to evolve from more than 42 years of experience ‘on the mat’ – offering a practice that is both grounded in practical, technically-precise asana and transformed by breath and the subtle body.

In addition to serving as director and lead trainer for the 200 – and 300-hour Yoga Immersion & Teacher Training Programs, she is an owner at The Essence of Yoga Center.


Casa Om has 12 beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms, a spacious and well equipped yoga room, swimming pool, a rooftop dining area and 2 kitchens. Bedrooms can be 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.


During the workshop, a wide variety of options are available at the many colorful cafes and restaurants that Puerto Morelos has to offer. Or you can shop at the local market and use the kitchen facilities. For those who wish to join in, we will gather for a closing night dinner at a favorite, local restaurant on the beach.


Passports are required! Flights should be reserved to Cancún. Puerto Morelos is a short and easy taxi ride about 20 minutes from the airport.


For years the quaint, yet lively, village has drawn yogis from around the world for their winter retreats. Just 20 minutes from the Cancun airport Puerto Morelos lies between the ocean and the jungle and offers experiences to explore both. With its perfect placement on the Riviera Maya, Puerto Morelos offers easy access to all that this magical coast offers.


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 snuba 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 5min 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.
Coba Ruins
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.
Casa Om Spa
Whether you’re looking for an amazing massage or energy work, we have the best body workers in Puerto Morelos. Please be prepared to book early to secure a spot. Once the word gets out from the first few massages, they’ll book up quickly!
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.


OPTION #1: ON-CAMPUS (Best Value!)

Option #1 includes yoga classes, 10 vegetarian meals, studio and courtyard use, plus accommodations at Casa OM. Accommodations at Casa OM are comfortable, modern, and quiet. With a full bathroom and choice of 1 king size or 2 single beds and with shared use of the kitchen, it’s the perfect arrangement for those seeking ease and comfort on the retreat. No breakfast is included. *Two Specialty rooms with additional amenities and private balconies. Rates available on request.

Single Room – $2290
Double Room – $1620
Dormitory – $1410


Option #2 is for individuals wishing to stay off-site and includes yoga classes and studio and courtyard use. For those planning to stay “off campus”, housing in local hotels, condos, B&B’s, or private homes can be found online. Only the opening dinner is included in this package.

Individual $1050

Register Here

Limited space available. Make your reservation with a $200 deposit today.*
*Refundable until Dec. 15, 2021