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The Essence of Yoga

February 6th - 13th, 2016

About the Retreat

Come to Puerto Morelos, Mexico with Amanda McMaine and experience the essence of yoga! Amanda has been bringing students to Mexico for many years, and loves to share the beauty of the area with her students. You’ll dive into the teachings of yoga and pranayama, enjoy fun excursions in the surrounding area, and come home feeling revived!

Cost of the retreat includes:
-daily yoga classes
-daily lunches
-opening night dinner
-6 nights accommodations in comfortable and beautiful surroundings

About the Teacher:

Amanda’s precise, gentle and clear teaching style continues to evolve from more than 35 years of experience ‘on the mat’. She has spent her life in an intense study of movement, a search for what truly frees us and inspires our asanas and our lives. Her background includes an ongoing study of the many aspects of yoga and has been deeply influenced by some of the world’s including Angela Farmer and Judith Lasater. She holds a masters degree in dance and kinesiology and certification as an experienced registered yoga teacher and yoga therapist.


Casa Om has 10 beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms, a spacious and well equipped yoga room, swimming pool, and a kitchen. There are 5 bedrooms featuring two beds and private bathrooms. There are 2 bedrooms with 2 beds that share a bath. There is 1 bedroom with a queen bed and 1 bed/couch. There is also a “honeymoon suite” with a king bed with private bath.

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.

There are both single and double occupancy options:
Double Occupancy: $1,190
Single Occupancy: $1,620


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. When you visit us, you can have all your meals at Casa Om or customize so you can explore restaurants in the area as well.

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 can arrange shuttle service to and from the airport.

Casa Om is located at 9 mza 26 sm 02 avenue javier rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo Mexico.


During your retreat you can choose between swimming in a beautiful cenote or taking a trip to Tulum. You might also like to have a relaxing massage or spa treatment right at Casa Om. There is also plenty of time for you to explore some of the other amazing activities near Casa Om, or even take a day trip to Chichen Itza.

Have a Spa Treatment:
Relax and refresh yourself with a spa treatment right at Casa Om! Our in-house massage therapists can provide a relaxing massage or Ayurvedic treatment – a great compliment to a yoga retreat!

A trip to a cenote is an amazing experience. These under ground pools of water are refreshing and beautiful to visit.

Experience the wonders of ancient Mayan civilization by visiting some of the amazing pyramids near Casa Om. The Coba ruins are an hour away from Casa Om, or you make make a full day trip by visiting Chichen Itza.

Explore Tulum:
Tulum has a rich history of Mayan culture and architecture, just waiting for you to explore! You can visit the archaeological site and learn about the ancient Mayan inhabitants of the area, or just take in the breathtaking ocean view. You can also visit the Tulum pueblo (town) for shopping, eating, or taking a stroll.
In your free time, you might also like to:

Go Diving:
Puerto Morelos is meters away from one of the largest coral reefs in the world. There are guides that will take you to excellent scuba diving and snorkeling from the pier in the middle of town. Try Brett for more information.
For more info visit their website.

Learn Spanish:
If you want to learn Spanish there is a language school right around the corner.
For more info visit their website.

Visit Crococun Zoo:
Crococum Zoo is about 10 minutes from our place by car. The zoo offers guided tours (Spanish or English) through the grounds, and you can get amazingly close to the animals.
Find more details and reviews on the zoo’s Trip Advisor page.


There are both single and double occupancy options:

Double Occupancy: $1,190

Single Occupancy: $1,620

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