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Rejuvenating Couple's Yoga Retreat Mexico

Join Contact Yoga for a rejuvenating Valentine’s retreat in one of the most secluded eco-centers in Mexico. This intimate retreat is geared towards couples that would like to develop more sensitivity, play, and mutual support in their relationship. Explore creative ways to stretch with a partner, receive and give Thai massage, and enjoy free movement through Contact dance. You can expect to come away with useful skills that will broaden your capacity to relate to yourself, partner, and community.


  • Daily yoga classes
  • Various exciting on-site excursions
  • Breathwork and meditation sessions
  • Contact yoga and Thai massage classes
  • A chocolate making workshop and cacao ceremony
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Daily organic meals
  • Airport transfers

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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During the retreat, you will be accommodated in Playa Viva, an environmentally-conscious resort in beautiful nature of Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Combining simple elegance with natural beauty and a commitment to improving the environment and the local community, Playa Viva is a sustainable boutique hotel located on the western coast of Mexico.

The property has nearly 200 acres including an estuary, an Aztec archaeological site, turtle sanctuary, and a coastal forest and mangrove ecosystem which supports an array of stunning wildlife. There will be two options of accommodation which you can choose, studio room and deluxe room.

Studio room

Studio rooms have an unobstructed ocean view and it is only steps away from the beach. The room has a private bathroom downstairs. For couple, the two beds will be put together.

Deluxe suite

Deluxe suite is a spacious room with a king bed with an extra trundle bed. It has a private bathroom and shares a large balcony with the other deluxe suites that serve as a large outdoor living room containing couch, chairs, and table. The balcony also has unobstructed ocean view.

Contact Yoga Retreat Mexico Schedule

Saturday, February 10, 2018

  • 17:00 Opening circle and orientation
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 21:00 Intention setting or music and singing

Sunday to Wednesday, February 11 to February 14, 2018

  • 08:00 Morning yoga class
  • 09:15 Breakfast followed by free time for swimming, massages, or any excursions
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Contact yoga and Zen Thai massage class
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 20:30 Optional evening session

Thursday, February 15, 2018

  • 08:00 Morning yoga class
  • 09:15 Breakfast
  • 12:00 Closing circle
  • 13:30 Lunch

Included excursions

This package includes a guided astronomy tour, releasing baby turtles, boogie-boarding in the warm ocean, and exploring the nature preserve.


Alok Rocheleau
Alok is an experienced yogi and bodyworker who has traveled the world studying with various master teachers and styles. As a healer, his yoga instruction takes the approach of helping people find more freedom in their body and mind. He is a teacher and practitioner of Thai massage and loves to share the art of giving and receiving. He especially loves working with couples and helping them find playful ways to deepen intimacy through partner yoga, contact dance, and therapeutic touch.
Anjuli Mahendra
Anjuli Mahendra is a multi-modality healer, teacher, and founder of Shakticura Healing Lounge. Her connection to holistic movement and healing started in 1999 through a regular Iyengar yoga practice that was developed into yoga teaching by 2004. Her teaching style is a unique synthesis of dance, movement, and healing practices. She has developed her unique twist on Contact yoga, drawing on her somatic experiences with contact improvisation, Acro yoga, and bodywork. In addition to Contact yoga, she teaches Thai massage, Hatha yoga, and dance workshops.


This retreat will take place in Playa Viva, Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico. Zihuatanejo is the fourth-largest city in the Mexican state of Guerrero and is a Pacific paradise of beautiful beaches, friendly people, and an easygoing lifestyle. Playa Viva itself is nestled between the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean and the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains near the village of Juluchuca.

Nearby places

  • Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH), 38 kilometers


During the retreat, you will be served abundant, local, and organic meals as well as non-alcoholic beverages. You will have three gourmet meals a day plus delicious snacks and refreshments. There is a bar available if you need additional foods or drinks at extra costs.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

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

  • Organic
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)

  • Birdwatching
  • Chill on the beach
  • Horseback riding
  • Join voluntourism program
  • Kayaking through mangroves
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Take a massage or spa
  • Take archeological site tour
  • Take cacao and coffee farm adventure in the mountains
  • Visit local coconut candy factory

Spa treatments

At additional costs, relax and pamper yourself by taking a massage right on the beach. Playa Viva is always staffed with a masseuse who can provide additional spa services, such as facials and specialty scrubs using locally harvested materials. Services vary based on provider, so make sure to inquire about the spa menu when you arrive.

What's included

  • 1 boogie-boarding in the warm ocean
  • 1 cacao ceremony
  • 1 chocolate making workshop
  • 1 exploring the nature preserve
  • 1 guided astronomy tour
  • 1 releasing baby turtles
  • 3 daily organic meals
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Afternoon Contact yoga and Thai massage classes
  • Daily morning yoga, breathwork, and meditation
  • Transfers to and from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH)

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Optional activities
  • Optional treatments

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Contact Yoga will pick you up from the airport.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
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