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a magical experience like you have never imagined

Mexico February 3 - 8 2019

AN UNFORGETABLE SIX DAYS OF YOGA, BREATHWORK AND SO MUCH MORE TO REJUVINATE YOUR MIND, BODY AND SOUL. 

LUXURY MEETS ANCIENT CULTURE

The retreat will be held at the luxurious La Buena Vibra Retreat & Spa Hotel, an enchanting oasis nestled at the foot of the magical Tepoztlan mountains.

Set in a breath-taking natural environment within the Sacred Valley of Atongo, it is rich with history, mythology and charm, creating its very own magical paradise.

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Meet your trainers

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MARIEL WITMOND

Half English, half Mexican (with an American accent), Mariel has practiced ashtanga and vinyasa flow yoga around the world for over a decade. Leaving behind her high powered and high stress corporate job that left her unfulfilled and unhappy, she achieved her longtime dream of becoming a yoga teacher in the hopes of sharing with others the countless ways it has positively impacted her life.

Mariel shares a passion for life coaching and nutrition that together with yoga have become the pillars for her business Mindful Sonder - a holistic approach to wellbeing.

@mindfulsonder

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RICHIE BOSTOCK

Richie (or “The Breath Guy”) is the founder of Xhale, a company dedicated to spreading the life changing possibilities of Breathwork.

Richie's own experiences with Breathwork have completely shifted his own life and beliefs on the potential of human beings. Having traveled around the world learning from many of the modern day masters of Breathwork, it is now his mission to share this powerful work with the world.

Richie has been recognised in the Sunday Times as “The best in the business”, and can be seen at festivals, workshops and retreats across the world.

@thebreathguy

What you will experience

Yoga

Stretch and strengthen with dynamic yet playful classes that takes you out of your overactive mind and into a meditative flow, combining breath and movement through creative sequencing to the rhythm of fun, curated music playlists.

Transformative Breathwork

Our breath is the forgotten tool that we all posses to radically change our state of being. In our sessions we will be using our breathing to achieve levels of mind and body you have perhaps never experienced - from states of meditative flow to complete bliss and everything in between!

Specialty workshops

Specialty workshops will be held for those who want to dive deeper into their yoga or Breathwork practice. These are completely optional - you are more than welcome to relax by the pool instead!

Food

The hotels chef has created an original menu that incorporates fresh fruits and vegetables from the hotels own organic gardens and orchards as well as the local market place.

Local treats

Immerse yourself in the sacred lands and traditions of Tepoztlan, Mexico. We will hike and explore the surrounding sacred mountains and ancient pyramid, visit the local markets and partake in local traditions such as a Temazcal (native Indian sweat lodge ceremony) and Fire Ceremony.

Rest and Relaxation

There will be plenty of time for you to relax and enjoy blissful environment you are in or further pamper yourself at the acclaimed Nirvana Spa which offers a wide array of services and treatments including a comprehensive menu of locally enhanced facials and massages, healing therapies and a Beauty Salon.

Your package includes

  • ■ Airport Transfer
  • ■ Accommodation (either single or double room)
  • ■ Morning tea, coffee and fruit, brunch and dinner
  • ■ Daily yoga and breathwork
  • ■ One specialised yoga and breathwork workshop
  • ■ Three hydrothermal circuit sessions
  • ■ Two guided hikes
  • ■ Temazcal (Native Indian Sweat Lodge)
  • ■ Fire Ceremony
  • ■ Trip to local market with a traditional Mexican dinner

Optional extras

  • ■ Luxary spa services
  • ■ Lunches
  • ■ 1-1 nutritionist consultations
  • ■ Additional activities (horse riding, additional hikes etc)
  • ■ Alcoholic beverages

SINGLE ROOM
£1250

DOUBLE ROOM
£950

To book your place, email Mariel at misswitmond@gmail.com

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • When do I arrive and leave?

    Our program will start at 1pm on Sunday (3/2) so it would be ideal for your to arrive on Sunday morning. We end the retreat on Friday afternoon and will arrange for everyone to be dropped back to Mexico City before dinner time. You have the option to fly out of Mexico city that evening or you could spend a night in Mexico City and have a day touring the city on Saturday. We can help to arrange day trips to see Mexico’s largest pyramids, etc.

  • What are the best flights from London?

    We encourage you to take the direct flight red-eye on Saturday (2/2) from AeroMexico so that you have all of Sunday to settle in (flights land at 4:55am). There are also Iberia flights via Madrid, which like AeroMexico are currently under £600. British Airways also offers direct flights. We have ended the retreat on Friday (8/2) afternoon and will arrange for everyone to be dropped back to Mexico City before dinner time. You have the option to fly out of Mexico city that evening or you could spend a night in Mexico City and have a day touring the city on Saturday. We can help to arrange day trips to see Mexico’s largest pyramids, etc.

  • What will the weather be like?

    The tempreture can get up to 30 degrees Celsius during the day but it can drop to about 12 in the evenings and early morning so please bring warm clothes!

  • I'm new to yoga, is this appropriate for me?

    Ofcourse! Our yoga classes cater for all levels and will have progressions for people who are trying yoga for the first time and the most experienced yogis.