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This retreat is perfect for beginners or long term practitioners who want to perfect their form to protect against injury and build a healthier, stronger practice themselves. You will leave with the ability to go to any yoga class and feel like a truly skilled practitioner. Set in the stunning Tulum, Mexico, surrounded by sacred ruins, crystal caves, and peaceful waters, you will practice with teachers who are passionate about yoga as a method to heal the soul and truly attain peace.
K’in aims to be both affordable and luxurious, which is why they chose Aqua Viva Tulum. It is a newly built hotel, thoughtfully designed to blend with the outer surroundings and in harmony with the inner tranquility of sacred Tulum.
The gorgeous hotel has two separate buildings, each offering highly finished villas and a new edition of rooftop bamboo bungalows set around a refreshing cenote pool.
This room features a stylish double bed and has free Wi-Fi, mosquito nets, and a fan. Guests staying in this suite will have access to a modern shared bathroom.
This air-conditioned room features a modern private bathroom with a swing and a king-sized bed. It has mosquito nets, wardrobe or closet, safe, yoga mats, and a fan.
This air-conditioned room features a modern private bathroom with Jacuzzi, a king-sized bed, and a single mattress. It has mosquito nets, wardrobe or closet, safe, yoga mats, and a fan.
These newly designed rooftop bamboo bungalows feature stylish contemporary decor, mosquito nets, a fan, and shared bathroom facilities.
This air-conditioned room features a modern private bathroom and a king-sized bed. It has mosquito nets, wardrobe or closet, safe, yoga mats, and a fan.
This air-conditioned room features a modern private bathroom with Jacuzzi and a king-sized bed. It has mosquito nets, wardrobe or closet, safe, yoga mats, and a fan.
This room features bunk beds. It has free Wi-Fi, mosquito nets, and a fan. Guests staying in this suite will receive access to a shared modern bathroom. With permission, the organizers will pair you with someone else.
This air-conditioned room features two floors, a private modern bathroom, a king-sized bed, and a queen-sized bed. It has mosquito nets, wardrobe or closet, safe, yoga mats, and a fan.
You will begin your day with an invigorating Hatha Vinyasa yoga practice and achieve a deep state of mental and physical relaxation with your evening Yin yoga practice. Sound healing and music will be playfully woven throughout your classes. Each class will end with a short discussion on proper form and alignment for the postures just practiced to deepen a student's understanding.
Hatha Vinyasa yoga is one of the original systems of yoga that includes asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises). Vinyasa means flow and represents fluid movements. Hatha Vinyasa utilizes breath to create fluid movements through various yoga postures. Yin yoga encompasses long-held, static postures meant to stretch the connective tissue around joints. The goal of Yin yoga is to achieve a deep state of mental and physical relaxation.
All of the teachers at K’in care about providing a class that feels both challenging and accessible to you. They would happy to work with you between classes, providing feedback on proper form, alignment, and any other questions.
Often when you start practicing yoga, you don't have the opportunity to learn good form that builds strength in the body and protects your bodies from injury. Your teachers will aim to slow down the practice and offer explanations for why you practice certain poses and what the benefits are.
Alia Mai is a yoga teacher with a master's degree in social work and mental health, as well as a nutrition certification. She has been practicing and studying yoga for 12 years, in pursuit of ways to live healthier, happier, and more fulfilling lives. Her studies took her on a journey to her mother-land, India, where she lived and studied with her yoga and meditation teacher in 2009. Alia is passionate about the abilities of yoga and meditation to gain both mental and physical strength and to overcome stress, anxiety, grief, and depression.
Rony fell in love with yoga the first time she stepped foot onto her mat ten years ago. Yoga is the one thing that makes her feel stable through all of life’s trials and tribulations. As her own practice began to take root, and as her passion intensified, she realized that she wanted to teach and empower others through their practice. Shortly after, she enrolled in a 200-hour yoga teacher training certification at Core Power Yoga in Sherman Oaks, California.
This retreat will take place in Tulum, a resort town on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, around 130 kilometers south of Cancún.
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During this retreat, you will be served daily nourishing vegan meals, teas, and juices which will be provided by a local organization working in collaboration with a local organic permaculture farm.
There are optional excursions available to Tulum's sacred healing cenote waters, ancient Mayan ruins, and fabulous beach spots. Upon arrival, guests will have the opportunity to sign up for one or all of these day trips.
Additionally, you will be offered a Temazcal, a traditional Mayan healing sauna, an opportunity to participate in discussions on the philosophy of yoga, spa treatments, and excursions to Tulum's most beautiful secret spots and ruins.
The price of this retreat includes one Temazcal session. Spa treatments are available upon request. A massage therapist and an Ayurvedic therapist will be available to offer treatments in the comfort of your room.
Please book your flight to arrive at Cancún International Airport (CUN). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. K'in Yoga Retreats can arrange an airport transfer ahead of time. The distance from Cancun to Tulum is approximately two hours.
Buses are easily accessible and offer direct transfers from the airport to Tulum.