Merida, Yucatan, Mexico Yoga Retreat November 2016

Boutique Yoga Retreat
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Nov 27- Dec 3, 2016

Explore Mayan and colonial culture of Mexico on this week-long boutique yoga retreat filled with inspiring yoga sessions, meditation, delicious healthy food intended to invoke curiosity and spark joy!

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BOUTIQUE YOGA RETREAT OVERVIEW
The cultural heart of the Yucatan Peninsula, Merida is a town of rich colonial heritage with a bustling artistic scene. Our boutique yoga retreat will rejuvenate body, mind and soul by combining inspiring yoga and meditation sessions with lush local vegetarian food and opportunities to explore the surrounding areas.

Feed your adventurous spirit, dance on the streets of Merida, swim in hidden caves, explore ancient Maya ruins and stroll around in colonial charm. This retreat allows you to discover new possibilities, let go of every day stresses and reconnect to your inner joy.

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THE LOCATION
In the middle of the Yucatan Peninsula lies Merida, cultural heart of the Yucatan, the safest city in Mexico and the location for our boutique yoga retreat. We will be staying in a colonial style boutique hotel in the center of the city close to several of Merida’s most interesting sights. With a beautiful courtyard swimming pool and in-house spa services we have chosen the perfect place for you to unwind and relax. Merida is also a convenient place to explore some of Yucatan’s best cultural and natural wonders, like ancient Maya temples and hidden freshwater caves. It is also wonderful city to explore on foot in your free time and perfectly safe to go on the streets in the evening and enjoy the artist markets and live music on one of the many squares.

WHAT’S INCLUDED
7 days, 6 nights in a boutique hotel
10 yoga classes
6 morning meditations
Daily healthy & fresh breakfast and dinner
Afternoon snack & glass of wine on 2 days
1 Yucatan cooking class by local chef
One smoothie demo by Mirella
A visit to the ancient Maya city of Uxmal
1 beach day
Swimming in an underground freshwater cave
Free time to explore Merida’s cultural scene

* If you choose not to participate in any of the included activities or excursions as listed above, no refunds will be given.

Yoga Retreat Teachers

Yoga Retreat Teachers

YOGA AND MEDITATION
You will be guided through morning meditation and yoga classes in the courtyard of our colonial hacienda. Start the day centered through your yoga asana and pranayama (yogic breathing) class. Whether you are an experienced yoga practitioner or blossoming into your practice, you will learn to move with awareness, strength and balance. Your two daily yoga asana classes will be catered to your specific body needs and focus on strengthening and calming body and mind and reconnecting to our inner happiness.

Andrea’s teaching style is an infusion of mindful alignment and intentional breath. Andrea is a certified Yoga Teacher with over 2000 hours of training and teaching experience, a certified Advanced Mat Pilates instructor, and a certified Yin Yoga teacher.

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FOOD AND NUTRITION
Merida has a rich culinary scene and some of the best food in Yucatan and beyond. There is plenty of fresh food available and we will serve you a delicious breakfast and dinner daily, leaving the lunches open for you to explore by yourself and try some of Merida’s finest foods (recommendations included!). Mirella will use local and organic ingredients where possible, to prepare healthy Mexican style dinners and energizing morning smoothies with your breakfast. Like what you eat? You will learn to make some yucatan style dishes yourself during our local cooking class and how to whip up healthy smoothies during Mirella’s smoothie workshop.

THE ITINERARY
General Itinerary (times may vary, you will be given a weekly schedule upon arrival)
7:30 Morning meditation
8:00 Morning yoga
9:30 Breakfast
10:30 Free time or excursion
16:00 Afternoon workshop (when not on excursion)
17:30 Afternoon yoga*
19:00 Dinner
20:30 Evening meditation or live music
*can be replaced for restorative evening yoga on some days
** Schedule is subject to change

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ROOMS, RATES & REGISTRATION
This is a small and exclusive retreat that accommodates 10 guests in beautifully decorated and inviting double and single occupancy private rooms. Note: All rates are listed in USD. To convert to your local currency click here: Currency Converter

ROOM OPTIONS:

Single Ensuite Bedroom:
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$1700 per person
Sleeps 1 person
One queen size bed
Private ensuite bathroom
Deluxe mattress and linen
 
 
 
 
Double Ensuite Bedroom:
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$1500 per person
Sleeps 2 people
One queen size bed
Private ensuite bathroom
Deluxe mattress and linen
 
 
 

Single Room in 2-bedroom Suite:
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$1600 per person
Sleeps 1 person
One queen size bed
Shared living area & bathroom
Deluxe mattress and linen
 
 
 

Double Room in 2-bedroom Suite:
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$1400 per person
Sleeps 2 people
One queen size bed
Shared living area & bathroom
Deluxe mattress and linen
 
 
 

PAYMENT
All rooms are reserved with a 50% per person non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of the total retreat cost. The balance is due 1 month before the retreat start date, November 6th, 2016. We accept, direct bank-transfer, PayPal (+4%) and Transferwise (recommended for international transfers). All rates include tax.
Contact info@nectaryoga.ca for payment details.

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Not Included
– Flight to Mexico
– Taxi transfers to/from the location
– Yoga Props (mats, blocks, straps)
– Lunches
– Laundry, gratuities and items of personal nature

Cancellation Policy
All deposits and payments are final and 100% non-refundable.

We strongly recommend you to have travel insurance in case of emergency cancellations of personal nature. Transfers can be made to another name (if you can fill the spot), but not to another retreat or date.

* If you choose not to participate in any of the included activities or excursions as listed in the schedule outlined, no refunds will be given.

REGISTRATION
Please email info@nectaryoga.ca to register. We will respond within 24 hours.

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