10 Days Detox, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat in Xochicalco, Mexico

Healthy Yoga Retreat Mexico

This comprehensive retreat will teach you some simple and effective techniques to take care of your own health. In this program, you will receive much more detailed training and experience from Acarya Jyotiriishananda Avt., author of the detoxification book, and other health experts who recommend a week-long detox and rejuvenation program once a year. In addition to yoga, meditation, and emotional support, during this program, you will reveal the secrets to vibrant health. Come and join this retreat for your future healthy lifestyle!

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga session
  • Daily health workshop
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Health coaching and consultations
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Delicious light foods
  • 5 days of juices

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Yoga styles


10 days with instruction in Spanish
Spoken languages: English, Spanish
The maximum participants in the group is 15
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Accommodation

During this retreat, you will be staying at Ananda Marga Mexico's own retreat center. It's still basic, but they have several rooms for three people each. The rooms have attached bathrooms.

For those wanting a bit more comfort or private rooms, there is accommodation in nearby hotels at an extra cost. There is one within a five-minute walk and several within five minutes by car.

Ananda Marga Mexico Yoga Retreat Program

The most common way to achieve better health is to find out what is wrong with you and then treat the symptoms. But in this program, Ananda Marga Mexico builds better health by creating an environment where problems and imbalances simply do not thrive. Together, you'll create a higher frequency of being where optimum health arises naturally. That’s the power of this holistic rejuvenation program. That’s the effectiveness of simply combining juice fasting, yoga therapy, power foods, and meditation.

This comprehensive yoga detox program is unique. It is designed to create both better all-around health and a sustained sense of relaxation. It is designed to give you realistic tools to take charge of your own physical and emotional health and to be truly independent. This program is for anyone who wants to feel dramatic and immediate positive change in their life and wants to feel more energized, eliminate toxins, perhaps needs help overcoming negative patterns and habits, struggles with weight problems, or simply wishes to feel less stressed.

What you will learn

  • To use water to detoxify and maintain optimum health
  • To prepare and apply your own mud treatments for better skin
  • To use water and steam for healing and relaxation
  • To detox and maintain a nutritious, alkaline diet at home
  • To permanently shed unwanted pounds
  • To practice yoga exercises that detoxify and strengthen digestion
  • To gain more peace and mental clarity with meditation
  • To make juice for fasting on your own
  • To establish a daily yoga and meditation practice and much more!

No previous experience necessary.

Daily schedule

  • 07:00 Wake up / shower
  • 07:30 Meditation
  • 08:00 Yoga class
  • 09:30 Breakfast or fruit juices during the five fasting days
  • 10:30 Yoga detox class
  • 13:00 A light lunch or vegetable juice during the five fasting days
  • 14:00 Consultations, free time, massages, detox therapies, recreational activities
  • 17:30 Group therapies
  • 18:45 Meditation
  • 19:30 Light dinner or broth during the five fasting days
  • 20:30 Evening program
  • 22:00 Sleep

On the arrival day, the program starts at 6 p.m. (you can arrive anytime after 3 p.m.). On the departure day, the program ends at noon. At the center, you can leave any time in the afternoon, at the nearby motel, there may be a different check out time to observe).

Instructors

Dada Krpasundarananda
Dada was born in the Netherlands, originally trained as a computer engineer he dedicated is life to service in 1986 and has worked in Ananda Marga for the last 31 years; in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, and now in Mexico. After some years working as a volunteer (LFT) he completed his training and became a monk in 1991. He has been organizing many retreats and detox programs, He runs a yearly 6 week tour in India. He loves outdoor activities and is very interested in alternative building techniques and energy self sufficiency. He is a certified instructor in Super Adobe dome building.
Dada Jyotiriishananda
Acarya Jyotiriishananda Avadhuta is a monk of Ananda Marga since 1978. At present he works in New York Sector. He began practicing yoga and meditation since childhood and took initiation in meditation at the age of 6. In the 80s, he took the Natural Therapy course of the Kularanjan Memorial College of Natural Medicine in Kolkata, on the special instructions of his Master. Upon completion, he was assigned to be the head of the department of Natural Remedies to do research and propagate for the collective human welfare. He has been giving lectures, workshops, seminars, and retreats extensively.
Didi Ananda Shanta
Didi, originally born in the Philippines has worked as a nun for the last 25 years. Most of that time she was running girls home and supervising the construction of several rural clinics and schools, in Ghana, Africa. The last years she has been part of the team in Mexico and helping with retreats, detox programs and many other programs. She is a great cook and does cooking workshops. She is also certified in baby massage. The last years she has been helping with a yearly ran tour in India. The six weeks "Spiritual Adventure Tour"
Madhumaya
Madhumaya from México, has been practicing Ananda Marga meditation since 2016. In 2017 she traveled to India and in 2018 she did a Yoga Teacher Trainning in Rishikesh India and completed the Ananda Marga's Wellness Trainning in Cebu, Philippines. She loves to teach what she learn and she is looking forward to assist us at the wellness/detox programs.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in Xochicalco, Morelos, Mexico. Xochicalco is a village near the pre-Columbian archaeological site in the Miacatlán Municipality in the western part of the Mexican state of Morelos.

Food

All meals are included as well as snacks or refreshments depending on the program. As you are doing a detox, it's not recommended to take outside food. This specific program includes delicious light foods and five days of juice and broth fasting (adjustments can be made).

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Yogic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

There will be the option of a one-day outing during the program. Within less than an hour, there are one of the biggest caves in the world. Closer to the venue, there is a lake for boating and swimming. Once all are present, the group can collectively decide what to do. You can also visit the famous pyramids or one of the largest caves in the world. Hiking is another option in the area.

What's included

  • 5 days of juices and broth fasting (adjustments can be made)
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Daily workshops on holistic wellness, superfoods, and naturopathic health
  • Daily yoga and meditation sessions
  • Delicious light foods
  • Individual health coaching and private consultations
  • Group support
  • Informative and supportive staff

How to get there

Driving directions from Cuernavaca

  • By car you would probably come through Cuernavaca.
  • Take the highway to Acapulco and exit at Alpuyeca, from there it is around 15 minutes.
  • Pass through Alupyeca in the direction of Miacatlan, Xochicalco half way. It is on the signs.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX).

Arrival by bus

From Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport (MEX), you can take a bus from T1 and T2 to Cuernavaca. From there, you can get a bus (same terminal) to Xochicalco. You may have to get a bus to Miacatlan and ask the driver to stop in Xochicalco. It is an official stop but only when passengers want to get off. Total cost is less than 20 USD.

From Taxquena, bus terminal Sur in Mexico City, there is a direct bus every hour, it goes to Las Gruttas. It will drop you off in Xochicalco when asked. Cost less is than 15 USD.

From other places, it is probably also best take a bus to Cuernavaca and change there. The buses in Mexico have a high standard of safety, security, and comfort. From where the bus drops you it's a five-minute walk.

Arrival by taxi

You could take a taxi all the way, but that would cost around 150 USD. If you want Ananda Marga Mexico to pick you up, just send them an inquiry after making the booking and they'll work out if it's possible.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Availability

Arrival: Friday September 21, 2018
Departure: Sunday September 30, 2018

Early bird discount

The prices shown below include an early bird discount of 100 USD per person. To benefit, book or reserve before August 16, 2018.

 

Special discount

There is an additional discount available of 25 USD if you pay the full fee by the corresponding date.

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