The Essence of Yoga invites you to join in this yoga retreat in Mexico! Experience the strength of pranayama and intimacy of slow conscious movement from the core that is possible through yoga. Enjoy an insightful, spontaneous, organic, and emotionally satisfying approach to yoga with refreshing originality and fluidity of language. Amanda will guide you along the illusive but cherished path of discovery of your inner heart and wisdom.
During this holiday, you will stay either in a private or a shared room. Casa Om is a boutique yoga retreat center located right across the street from the beach with an ocean view from the rooftop palapa. Accommodations at Casa Om are comfortable, modern, and quiet with a full bathroom and choice of one king size or two single beds. With shared use of the small kitchen it's the perfect arrangement for those seeking ease and comfort on the retreat.
During this retreat, you will experience six morning classes ans three evening practices. You will enjoy spontaneous classes, fluid, and accommodating to all levels of students. Beginning with breath consciousness and pranayama, each movement builds upon the previous one as deeper natural support and alignment in the asana is discovered.
This retreat is for those individuals who wish to achieve subtle understanding of yoga, drawing upon the strength and intelligence prana has to offer. Amanda's precise, gentle, and clear teaching style continues to evolve from more than 39 years of experience on the mat. She has spent her life in an intense study of movement, a search for what truly frees and inspires your asana and your life.
Her background includes an ongoing study of the many aspects of yoga and has been deeply influenced by some of the world's including Angela Farmer and Judith Lasater. She holds a masters degree in dance and kinesiology and certification as an experienced registered yoga teacher and yoga therapist.
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Yoga)
The depth and scope of Amanda’s experience includes certification as a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, a master's degree in Dance and Kinesiology, an ongoing focus on the growing field of yoga therapy and Nidra yoga, 22 years of study with Angela Farmer, and over 38 years of concentrated study, practice and teaching of the eight limbs of yoga. Amanda lives in Richmond, Kentucky.
This retreat will take place at Casa Om retreat center in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. Casa Om is located 16 miles south of Cancun International Airport (CUN) in the picturesque town of Puerto Morelos. This private location provides you with first class amenities, serene beaches just steps away, and a peaceful atmosphere.
Puerto Morelos is a small village situated 20 miles between Playa Del Carmen and Cancun. For years, the quaint yet lively Puerto Morelos village has drawn yogis from around the world for their winter retreats. Puerto Morelos lies between the ocean and the jungle. With its perfect placement on the Rivera Maya, Puerto Morelos offers easy access to all the magical coast offers.
During this holiday, you will be served one daily delicious and locally sourced lunch. Also, an opening night dinner is included, During the retreat, a wide variety of options will be available at the many colorful cafe and restaurants that Puerto Morelos has to offer or you can shop at the local market and use the kitchen facilities. If you wish to join in, you can gather with the group for a closing night dinner at a favorite local restaurant on the beach.
During your free time, you may explore the location, visit some local places of interests and attractions on your own, or simply relax at the retreat center.
Please book your flight to arrive at Cancun International Airport (CUN). From the airport, you may take a taxi to Casa Om which is located to a short distance.
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