6th Annual New Year's Yoga, Meditation, Wellness Retreat

El Sargento, Baja California, Mexico

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TAMMY HAYANO
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Dec 27, 2018 - Jan 3, 2019
Group size: 1 - 22
6th Annual New Year's Yoga, Meditation, Wellness Retreat
El Sargento, Baja California, Mexico

TAMMY HAYANO
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2 reviews

$2200
Deposit: $500
Dec 27, 2018 - Jan 3, 2019
Group size: 1 - 22

About this trip

Where are you at on your life journey? Take time to reflect, connect, and align your path. Give yourself rest, self-care and relaxation. Release the clutter from your mind, and reset your whole being. Through movement and meditation, we let go of stress and tension carried in our bodies. A vast amount of space then opens up for healing, creativity, intuition, and to move forward in life... and into 2019. 


Hanuman Yoga Retreat is delighted to offer our 6th Annual New Year’s Yoga, Meditation, and Wellness Retreat in Mexico! Your 8 day retreat will be filled with many blessings— nature’s nurturing, fabulous food, and an incredible program led by two highly skilled wellness practitioners. Our carefully designed program uniquely offers a wide variety of modalities to allow yourself to access many approaches and tools. We believe that this is an effective way to notice how the body and mind responds. In doing so, you will receive the new year with greater awareness, more self-care, and lasting transformation.   


At Hanuman Yoga Retreat, we love our work and do our best to CREATE CONNECTION and make MAGIC HAPPEN! We strive to develop a community experience-- learning, laughing, sharing, and supporting, yet allowing time for yourself. We offer our guests a balance of structure and flexibility during the retreat. Our outstanding TripAdvisor reviews offer insight into the guest experience. Read all about it here

Your Facilitators

Tammy Hayano created Hanuman Yoga Retreat to offer healing and self-care. Since 2013, Tammy has led retreats in Asia, Mexico, and the US. Tammy brings a gentle, calm, self-inquiry approach and strives to make her classes accessible to everyone’s needs. Tammy offers seven modalities to awaken your whole being : Hatha Yoga,  QiGong, JourneyDance™,  InnerDance Energy Work, TRE®/tension-trauma release exercises, Laughter Yoga, and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. Tammy's classes, workshops, and retreats consistently receives excellent reviews.


Fernando Aguiar is a body psychotherapist, researcher, and student of life from Brazil. He values personal growth, spirituality, human connection, and sharing his gifts to help others. Fernando has a Masters in Clinical Psychology, is a certified Core Energetics and TRE® (Trauma Release Exercises) provider, and an Innerdance Energy Work facilitator. Fernando believes in freedom of being and has created online courses on Neurogenic Freedom. He travels worldwide to facilitate workshops and offer life coaching. To learn more about his work, visit his website: essentialpsychology.org

Location and Transport

Casa Tara Retreat Center is an elegant beachfront boutique hotel located in El Sargento, a small town just 35 minutes away from La Paz, capital city of Baja California Sur, Mexico. This location is ideal-- the tranquil and private setting of Casa Tara is only minutes away from farmer's markets, cafes, and exploring the culture and community of the area. To reach Casa Tara, fly into La Paz International Airport (LAP) or Cabos International Airport (SJD). At the airport, you will be picked up, and your driver will take you directly to the hotel. The journey is about an hour from LAP and 2.5 hours from SJD.


On Thurs., Dec. 27, 2018, please ensure that your flight arrives by 3:30 pm from SJD or by 5:00 pm from LAP. This will allow enough time to reach the retreat center, check-in, and join us for our group welcome at 7:00 pm. 


Our program will end at 11:00 am on Jan. 3, 2019. Please book your flight out of LAP airport from 2:00 pm onwards or SJD from 3:30 pm onwards. This includes the transport time, plus 2 hours to check-in at the airport. 

Meals

La Moringa Restaurant offers honest food prepared with local produce grown in the area by experienced farmers. We deliver a healthy culinary experience full of tasty vegetables from seasonal harvests, and fresh seafood from low-impact fishing sources.


Meals include breakfast, lunch, and a three-course dinner. If you have any dietary needs, please let us know in advance. 


Please note that this is an alcohol and drug-free retreat. 

Payment and Cancellation Policy

$500 deposit is required for booking. The remaining balance will be due 35 days before the retreat start date. For cancellations before Nov. 22, 2018, you will receive a full-refund minus $500. Because life is unpredictable, we highly recommend purchasing travel insurance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I'm a little nervous about joining this retreat. I'm not sure if I will fit in. How do I know if this retreat is right for me?
A:  Our past New Year's Retreat participants have ranged in ages 20-60, men, women, various nationalities, single travelers, mother/daughters, couples, lawyers, artists, doctors, teachers, and everything else in between. :) The more diverse, the merrier! This is not a yoga or meditation boot camp! This is a retreat-- you have chosen to take a break, to rest, restore, and care for yourself. If you do have yoga experience...the classes will still be gentle and/or moderate. This is the intention of the retreat.


Q: Do I need to join all the sessions?
A: Absolutely not. Everything is optional! To get the most out of the retreat program, we recommend trying to attend as many sessions as you are up for. 


Q: Will there be WiFi?
A: Limited WiFi is available outside the office. This is a great opportunity to disconnect!


Q: What should I bring?
A: Mexico has a casual atmosphere. Clothes for yoga/meditation, day wear, and swim wear is enough. Some people like to dress up for dinner or the excursions, but this is not required. Wear footwear that is easy to slip on and off since you'll be taking off your shoes before entering the yoga/meditation rooms. If you plan to go hiking, bring appropriate footwear. A hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellant, water bottle, a journal, and a flashlight are all handy. The retreat center provides yoga mats. Bringing ear plugs are also a good idea. Sometimes it takes a few days to adjust to the sounds of nature, even the pleasant ocean waves, birds, or a cricket nearby. 


Q: How much money should I bring?
A: You will need Mexican pesos if you go into town for shopping and dining. Most businesses don't accept credit cards. Currency exchange services are NOT available in town. At the airport, there are currency exchange counters and ATMs. 

What’s included

  • Daily yoga
    Gentle/moderate Hatha yoga with stunning ocean views
  • Daily guided meditation
    A practice to calm and train the mind
  • Restorative Yoga
    Receive deep relaxation
  • Laughter + partner yoga
    Engage in playful connection
  • QiGong / Tai Chi
    Mindful movement to increase energy flow
  • TRE®
    Release stress naturally with tension-trauma release exercises
  • Innerdance energy work
    Expand your consciousness
  • Evening gatherings
    Inspiring and heart-opening
  • New Year's Eve program
    Reflect and celebrate with JourneyDance™ and more!
  • 7 nights accommodation
    Elegant beachfront boutique hotel designed with eco-consciousness
  • 3 meals per day
    Fresh, delicious and healthy food at Casa Tara's La Morninga Restaurant
  • Roundtrip transport
    To/from La Paz International Airport (LAP) or Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) to Casa Tara
  • Swimming pool
    Refreshing and therapeutic
  • Beach access
    Steps away from the shore
  • Nearby beach town
    Walking distance to farmer's market, cafe, and shopping in El Sargento
  • Water sports available
    Opportunities for kayaking, SUP, surfing, snorkeling, and cycling
  • Taxes
  • New Year's Day hike
    Set the tone for 2019 with an easy-going 2-3 hour hike with a local guide.
  • Hot springs excursion
    Visit a natural hot springs on the beach, dug straight from the sand! Relax while enjoying the ocean views!
  • Airfare
  • Spa treatments
    Available at an additional cost
  • Extra food/drinks
    Available for purchase outside of mealtimes at an additional cost
  • Gratuity
    Optional to tip for housekeeping and dining staff

Available Packages

Premium Ocean View, double occupancy
only 1 left

Enjoy the best views of La Ventana Bay and a front-sea view of Cerralvo Island from one of our second-story Ocean View Premium rooms. With a fully furnished bathroom, these rooms are decorated with fine wood finishes and exotic Asian touches.

Size: 515 Square feet.
Bathroom: 100% organic, chemical-free toiletries, towels.
Bedding: one king-size or two queen-size beds, pillow-top mattress with organic-cotton sheets, one-of-a-kind, custom-crafted quilts.
Other features: Private terrace, safe deposit box, A/C, ceiling fans, writing desk.


Double occupancy: $2,200/ person, all-inclusive. 

Single occupancy is not available.

$2200
Deposit: $500
Ocean View, double occupancy
8 left

The Ocean View Room features a fully furnished bathroom with high-end Asian décor. With access to a private second-story terrace, these rooms offer opulent views of the Sea of Cortez.


Size: 458 Square feet.
Bathroom: 100% chemical-free toiletries, towels.
Bedding: One king-size or two single beds, pillow-top mattress with organic-cotton sheets, one-of-a-kind, custom-crafted quilts.
Other features: Private terrace, A/C, writing desk.

Double occupancy: $2,200/ person, all-inclusive

$2200
Deposit: $500
Garden View, double occupancy
6 left

Our cozy, ground-level rooms open up to its own private garden. This room features two Queen-size beds, a fully furnished bathroom, writing desk and a terrace with a hammock, great for enjoying a good read and a cup of tea, all while listening to the peaceful sounds of nature.

Size: 563 Square feet.
Bathroom: 100% Organic, chemical-free toiletries, towels.
Bedding: Two queen-size beds, pillow-top mattress with organic-cotton sheets, one-of-a-kind, custom-crafted quilts.
Other features: Private terrace, safe deposit box, A/C, ceiling fans, writing desk.

Double occupancy: $2,200/ person, all-inclusive

Single occupancy is not available.

$2200
Deposit: $500
Ocean View Room, single occupancy
only 2 left

The Ocean View Room features a fully furnished bathroom with high-end Asian décor. With access to a private second-story terrace, these rooms offer opulent views of the Sea of Cortez.   


Size: 458 Square feet. Bathroom: 100% chemical-free toiletries, towels. Bedding: One king-size or two single beds, pillow-top mattress with organic-cotton sheets, one-of-a-kind, custom-crafted quilts. Other features: Private terrace, A/C, writing desk.  


Single occupancy: $2,975/ person, all-inclusive

$2719
Deposit: $500
$2200
Deposit: $500

Premium Ocean View, double occupancy

Itinerary

Sample Schedule
A week of transformation and aligning your path!

Thurs., Dec. 27, 2018

3:00 pm Check-in opens
7:00 pm Dinner
8:00 pm Evening gathering: Setting Intentions and Opening Ceremony

On Wed., Dec. 27, 2018, please ensure that your flight arrives by 3:00 pm from SJD or by 4:30 pm from LAP.. This will allow enough time to reach the retreat center, check-in, and join us for our group welcome at 7:00 pm. 


Dec. 28, 2018 to Jan. 2, 2019
7:30 am: Light breakfast (self-service)
8:30 am:  Meditation (30 min.). Gentle/moderate Hatha yoga (1.25 hrs)
11:30 am: Lunch
4:00 pm: *Unique wellness modalities offered each day (1.5 hrs)
6:00 pm: Dinner
7:30 pm: Evening gathering (1.5 hrs)


*Unique wellness classes will include: QiGong, TRE/tension-trauma release exercises, laughter yoga, partner yoga, restorative yoga, and Innerdance Energy Work

**New Year's Eve will feature a special program to celebrate and reflect!
***On New Year's Day, we'll take time to receive 2019 with a special gathering.


Thurs., Jan. 3rd, 2019
8:30 am: Closure
10:00 am: Brunch
11:00 am: Check-out. Program ends.

Our program will end at 11:00 am on Jan. 3, 2019. Please book your flight out of LAP airport from 2:00 pm onwards or SJD from 4 pm onwards. This includes the 1 hour transport time, plus 2 hours to check-in at the airport. 

Your Organizer


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TAMMY HAYANO
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Tammy Hayano is the creator of Hanuman Yoga Retreat. Originally from California, she has been an ex-pat in various countries, as well as a world traveler for the past 14 years. Tammy took her love of travel, teaching background, and interest in transformational experiences to start Hanuman Yoga Retreat. Since its launch in 2013, Tammy has led retreats in Bali, Thailand, Mexico, Hawaii, and California. Tammy brings a gentle, calm, and self-inquiry approach and strives to make her classes accessible to everyone’s needs. For more information, visit: http://www.hanumanyogaretreat.com Tammy is trained in 7 modalities: Hatha Yoga, QiGong, JourneyDance™, Innerdance Energy Work Process, TRE/tension-trauma release exercises, Laughter Yoga, and Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy.

Reviews

I always thought I’d be not much of a spiritual person. That was until I met Tammy and Ciara for my 3day-retreat at Om Waters. They created a truly beautiful, safe and inspiring environment for a group of total strangers to feel welcomed and at home in. The retreat gave me the chance to reset some buttons and overthink some patterns of my life. Tammy and Ciara figuratively opened up a variety of doors. And what I loved about it: They didn’t force anybody to enter. Nobody was pushed to see what lies behind them. Instead, our two facilitators welcomed everybody to explore the worlds behind those doors at their very own pace and energy. So, every single moment at Om Waters I felt safe and sound and just in the right place, with just the right loving and welcoming people surrounding me. I truly miss those calm, enriching days at Om Waters. I truly do.
DM
This retreat surpassed all of my expectations. Tammy and Fernando created a truly wonderful, healing program. It was so well organized - exactly what I needed. The accommodations were exactly what I expected (shown on the website). The chef and his team prepared delicious food. All of the participants were awesome, and I know I will stay in touch with many of these wonderful, interesting people. The intentions I set on this retreat will guide me as I move forward in 2018, and I can see myself making a New Years retreat each year. All my gratitude to Tammy and Fernando for creating such an empowering, loving experience. XO Denise