True Nature Mexico Yoga RetreatApril 24th - 30th, 2016
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About the Retreat
Retreat. Relax. Recharge. Reconnect with your true nature. Surround yourself with the awe inspiring beauty of the Mexican Riviera and Casa Om. Indulge in fresh, healthy dining and free yourself in excursions like swimming with ancient turtles.
Come home to your true nature as you expand your practice in daily sessions of mindful vinyasa, breath-work, guided meditation and yoga nidra. Here, you’ll find the perfect atmosphere to dive deep into your own center and feel your mind, body and heart reconnected.
- Flows each morning (except one) & restorative evenings with Debra
- 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 Debra Murphy
Studying the Mind-Body connection is Debbi’s life work. After years teaching in traditional academia (doctorate in exercise science, minor in psychology), Debbi turned her attention to the study of yoga, a perfect nexus of both.
Through more than 40 years of experience, including a decade as director of Shanti Yoga Teacher Training, Debbi embodies the personal empowerment of yoga as well as the evolving dynamic art and science of yoga. All her classes are grounded in sound biomechanics, mind-body-spirit integration, and her heart lies in the transitory nature of the beautiful, juicy flow of the vinyasa tradition.
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.
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 smoothies. All dishes are prepared with a healthy yogic lifestyle in mind. We love to make gluten free and vegan meals as well. Please let us know how we can accommodate any request.
Our head chef, Eduardo “Yayo” Gomez, 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.
Please fly into Cancun International Airport (CUN)
Once you have booked your ticket, please email your flight itinerary to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are located at 9 mza 26 sm 02 avenue javier rojo gomez, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo Mexico.
You can get driving directions here https://casaom.com/travel/
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.