Stoke Your Bliss: Mexico Yoga Retreat w/ Jess Trudeau & Callie Feakin

Playa Xinalani, Quimixto. Puerto Vallarta. Jalisco, Mexico.

Callie Feakin & Jess Trudeau
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Feb 8 - 15, 2020
Group size: 10 - 25
Stoke Your Bliss: Mexico Yoga Retreat w/ Jess Trudeau & Callie Feakin
Playa Xinalani, Quimixto. Puerto Vallarta. Jalisco, Mexico.

Callie Feakin & Jess Trudeau
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Deposit: $500
Feb 8 - 15, 2020
Group size: 10 - 25

About this trip

Jess Trudeau & Callie Feakin have joined together once again to create a unique and memorable retreat experience. Step into an ultimate stoke for your soul! Only accessible by boat, this remote Mexican treasure lays cliff side on your own private beach. Yoga overlooking the ocean and adventure daily. This retreat is a wake up call to your senses and a sure way to restore balance to your life.    

Two Yoga classes daily, including Aerial Hammock Yoga, hiking and adventuring; this retreat will leave you both immensely inspired and refreshed. Unplug from your daily routine, connect with other creative and wild souls, and create the unique experience your spirit craves. Jess and Callie have a combined 20 years teaching experience having taught, led trainings, and retreats all over the world. They encourage you to listen to the call of your heart on this journey- whether you choose adventure hiking & kayaking all day or spending the afternoon at the spa; Xinalani has it all. Fall asleep with the soundtrack of the ocean at your bedside, get mesmerized in the sway of a hammock, immerse yourself in nature and step into the relaxing rhythm of a remote Mexican paradise. Your journey awaits! 


Wake up to the sound of oceanic rhythms from your beautiful eco-chic accommodations, enjoy delicious and nourishing authentic Mexican food, and practice yoga with us in stunning world-class open-air yoga studios overlooking the foamy blue ocean and emerald green jungle. With two yoga classes daily Jess and Callie will offer multilevel and creative flow style classes that will leave your body refreshed and your soul inspired. Depending on the vibe of the day we will be offering fun and challenging yoga Vinyasa Flows, balanced with Restorative sessions as well as some Aerial Hammock Yoga to flip your perspective and rejuvenate you fully. 

Create the retreat of your dreams and restore balance to your life!

About Xinalani Retreat

A true sanctuary for self discovery, Xinalani (pronounced she-na-lah-nee) is a tropical haven designed especially for yoga retreats. Xinalani offers an unparalleled retreat experience: authentic and magical, immersed in lush jungle surroundings with views of the emerald ocean. Set amongst 10 acres of pristine vegetation, facing a private 250 yards beach, breath-taking views surround you from all points of the property. Take a traditional fishing boat directly to this remote ocean side location accessible only by boat. Sleep in beautiful eco-chic accommodations, enjoy delicious and healthy Mexican food, and practice yoga with us in world-class open-air yoga studios. Join us in paradise and nurture your wellbeing!  

Teacher Bios

 Jess Trudeau E-RYT 500, RYT 900 

A nomad at heart, Jess now resides on the coast of northern California. 

Her yoga classes are soaked in yoga's rich philosophy and paletted history, mindful alignment and thoughtful sequencing, and lit up by her own never ending search for play and creativity. 

She uses yoga as a gateway to better understand ourselves, accept and even celebrate our humanness, and seek out joy in the cracks where the light tries to find us. She reminds us that until we shed light into our own lives can we embody the energy to exist alongside and inspire others. She leads adventure yoga retreats, teacher trainings, and classes worldwide and has been teaching yoga for 15 years after her first class to a group of women in Mongolia while living in the Peace Corps. Jess carries 900 hours of Yoga Alliance accredited advanced certifications from Yogaworks, Laughing Lotus, Blissology and Heartwood Institute.  When she's not teaching, you can find her out surfing northern CA's wild waves, feeding chickens with her 5 year old son Kai, planting succulents, or immersed in her home pottery studio.

Callie Feakin E-RYT 200, RYT 500

A true lover of adventure and the outdoors it’s no wonder that Callie dropped roots in Billings Montana. It is in nature that Callie feels truly alive and connected to the universe. A year-round adventurer, Callie heads to the mountains and roams the vast landscape of Montana and Yellowstone National Park every chance she can get.

Callie’s classes are best described as playful and lighthearted with a focus on mindfulness, alignment and self-exploration. Drawing inspiration from the world around her, themes of nature and the natural elements can often be found in Callie’s classes. She aspires to awaken and deepen the connection we have with ourselves as well as celebrate the joys and beauty of the universe around us.

As a 500hr Yoga Alliance certified instructor Callie enjoys teaching weekly in studio classes as well as monthly community yoga classes around the city of Billings. She has also partnered with the Montana Wilderness Association for events such as Yoga in the Backcountry.

What's Included

  Here’s what you can enjoy during your visit:

  • 2 yoga classes daily with Jess or Callie. Classes will be held in one of Xinalani's beautifully inviting studios or beach side along the sand terrace. Classes are multilevel Vinyasa Flow style with a variety of modifications. Some evenings may be spent participating in Restorative Aerial Hammock Yoga.
  • 3 gourmet meals daily
  • Accommodation
  • Infinity pool 
  • Beach
  • Free use of kayaks
  • Free use of snorkel gear
  • Mats, blocks, straps, & blankets will be provided during your stay. 
  • Hammocks & plenty of lounge areas
  • Waterfall Hike
  • Transportation to/from airport


 Xinalani’s cuisine takes the folklore and tasty ingredients of the traditional Mexican recipes and integrates them with an original accent into a healthy diet specially designed for yogis. Meals are gourmet healthy style based on locally grown produce and freshly caught fish and seafood.   

Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) are included. You can look forward to a fresh juice of the day at breakfast, including a fresh fruit water or natural iced tea of the day at lunch. Fresh purified water, high quality house coffee and house tea and hot water are available at the dining patio at any time of the day from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm. 

All meals are served at the beach front dining patio with the following schedule:

Morning Tea/Coffee: 7:00 AM

Breakfast: 10-11 AM

Lunch: 1:30-2:30 PM

Dinner: 7:30-8:30 PM

Special Diets such as vegetarian, or vegan, and personal food allergies can be catered to in Xinalani Retreat if properly advised with two weeks’ anticipation. 

Most breakfasts and lunch are served buffet style. Most dinners are served plated. Portions served plated are of a standard quantity. All guests should feel free to repeat any dish the number of times they want subject to availability. Xinalani waiters will gladly offer guests the opportunity to repeat dishes. 

Xinalani offers a varied selection of specialty coffees, smoothies, beers, wines, liquors, and cocktails at an additional cost (a bar menu is available upon request). Incidentals are charged to each guests’ room. Xinalani may cater to special requests for specific wines or liquors provided they are available on the market and the logistics allow the staff to purchase it in a timely manner. A $25 USD corkage fee per bottle applies to all bottles brought to Xinalani by or for any guest.

What to Bring

   We recommend you bring the following items with you to Xinalani.

  • Yoga mat (mats are provided but if you prefer your own) *Blocks, straps, & blankets will be provided.
  • Lightweight clothing 
  • 1-2 quick dry yoga towels or face towel for yoga session if you get sweaty
  • Reusable water bottle (drinking water provided for each room)
  • Flip flops for ease at yoga palapa & cozy/practical shoes for adventures & walking
  • Swimsuit, a long sleeved rash guard if you burn easily
  • Brimmed hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm with SPF, aloe vera for possible sunburn, bug spray
  • Camera, Charging cords for your devices, extra batteries if needed, etc
  • Waterproof cases and bags for valuables on or near the water
  • A favorite book to read in the hammock!

Ground transportation to/from Xinalani

Ground transportation details....

Xinalani Retreat Center is nestled amongst 10 acres of unspoiled jungle on the southern shore of Banderas Bay. One of the many draws about Xinalani is that it is only accessible by boat but located just 12 miles south of Puerto Vallarta International Airport. Due to accessibility it is required that retreat attendees incoming flights land no later than 4pm on the day of arrival and a departure flight that takes off no earlier than 11:00am.  

All guests arriving to the airport after 6:00 PM (as scheduled or due to delays or flight cancellations) will have to find their own accommodations at their own expense for the evening and will be transferred to Xinalani the following morning. They will receive a new transfer schedule and instructions notice by email in a timely manner. NO transpiration service will be provided if the arrival flight lands after 4:30 pm on the arrival day or departs before 11:00 am on the departure day. For safety reasons, the guests will need to spend the night in Puerto Vallarta, Xinalani will not be responsible for the hotel night in Puerto Vallarta as we are letting the retreat planner know on this text about the flight times. 


Important information regarding Shuttle Service:

* Xinalani will send to all guests detailed and illustrated transfer instructions and a transfer schedule at least 72 hours before group’s arrival. 

*Hostesses from the cab/van transfer operator will greet guests with a sign at the airport and coordinate their transfer to the pier

*A Member of Xinalani’s staff will be at the pier to greet guests and escort them to the boat.

* If a guest flies in early and stays at a different place the days before his/her scheduled check-in at Xinalani, he/she will have to meet the group directly at the pier (Marina Vallarta or Boca de Tomatlán). No discount, no refund or credit will be allowed due to the void car/van ride from the airport to the pier

* If a guest flies in early and stays at Xinalani for any number of nights before the retreat, Xinalani will arrange to ensure his/her Shuttle Service to the resort at no extra cost

* If a guest leaves the retreat early or late, Xinalani will arrange to ensure his/her Shuttle Service to the airport 

*Xinalani’s transfer coordinators consistently make their best efforts to ensure a pleasant experience and to limit guest’s waiting time at the airport or at the pier, but guests must be advised that due to cars, vans, and boats availability, capacity and efficiency, in special group transfer circumstances, they may have to wait at the airport and/or at the pier for up to two hours.

*On Departure, boats are scheduled by default to leave the resort at least 3 hours before flight departure, knowing that the boat transfer may last between 30 to 45 min and the cab/van ride may last between 5 and 15 minutes. Xinalani will make their best efforts to adapt the transfer schedule to their guest’s comfort, but declines responsibility for any delay or, on the contrary, unexpected waiting time at the airport.

*At least 24 hours before the end of the retreat, Xinalani will print a departure schedule and give it to the On-Site Group Leader for guests to double check their personal flight information and to acknowledge their boat’s schedule

*Boat navigation in the Bay of Banderas is subject to weather conditions and to authorizations of the Harbor Master of Puerto Vallarta. Xinalani reserves the right to modify transfer schedule and itinerary or cancel it for any reason dictated by local authorities or force majeure and declines liability for any consequence the guests may suffer as a result of this itinerary/schedule modification/cancellation. 

Optional Spa & Beauty

Treat Yourself!

There are many optional resources on site that guests may enjoy during their stay at Xinalani during their free time and at their own expense. See rates and descriptions below. 



 Experience one of Xinalani's many massage treatments ranging from Reiki and Shiatsu to Hot Stone Therapy – it’s a gift of love to you to yourself.  

  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Aromatherapy Relaxing Massage
  • Reflexology  
  • Happy Yogi Massage
  • Hot Stones
  • Thai Massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Reiki
  • Lomi Lomi

 Duration: 60 min / 90 min  

 Price range: $75- $130 (Depends on the massage and the duration)  


 Indulge your senses and enjoy our spa & beauty treatments that will give lightness to your heart and do wonders for your body and soul. 

  • Chocolate Beauty Obsession
  • Soothing Mud Wrap
  • Coffee Sensuality
  • After Sun Tan Prolonger Skin Repair
  • Xinalani Nourishing Facial
  • Hands & Feet Treatments

 Duration: 70 min / 45 min / 30 min (depending on the treatment)
Price: 30 min treatments – $55 / 45 min treatments – $75 / 70 min treatments – $125 

 Facial: $95 / Mani – $45 / Pedi – $55 / Hands & Feet package: $60 

Optional Surf Lessons & SUP

Create Your Own Adventure!

 There are many optional activities on site that guests may enjoy during their stay at Xinalani during their free time and at their own expense. See rates and descriptions below.  

 Surf Lessons
You can surf nice waves during the fall and winter (November to March). The surf point is located 2 min away walking out of Xinalani, on your left-hand side when facing the ocean, beyond that big human profile rock. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned surfer, you will enjoy this beautiful sand break producing small to medium sized waves, breaking leftwards. 

Lesson Duration: 2 hours
Price: $75 per person (board rental included) with bilingual experienced instructor
Board Rentals Only:
Long board – $35 – 2 hours
Short board – $30 – 2 hours 


SUP Lessons
Stand-up Paddleboards are gaining popularity in the outdoors leisure world for they’re really easy and fun to use and offer excellent fitness work-outs. You can take your SUP out surfing, the paddle makes it easier to catch waves. You can also go for a stroll on the water, and even practice your favorite asanas on the board.  

Lesson Duration: 2 hours
Price: $85 per person
(board rental included)

Board & Paddle Rental Only:

Duration: 2 hours

Price: $35 

Optional Adventure Tours

 Create Your Own Adventure!

There are many optional activities on site that guests may enjoy during their stay at Xinalani during their free time and at their own expense. See rates and descriptions below.  


Anyone up for an adrenaline hit? Get on board for an exhilarating experience where you will swing at high speed from treetop to treetop through the dense tropical vegetation. The guides provide all safety equipment. Our panga will take you to Boca where you will get on a bus that will take you to the Canopy Park. An excellent day trip for fun-seekers and tree-huggers. Wear sports shoes, shorts and a t-shirt, sunscreen, a hat, and a camera.

Duration: 5 hrs
Price: $70 per person
Includes: Transportation & Canopy Adventure


Our partners for this life-changing adventure are experienced marine biologists who decided to fund their research program by sharing with a handful of lucky souls the joy of interacting with wild dolphins in their natural habitat.

Did you know that… Your guides whose work is regularly featured in publications such as National Geographic, have been studying the bottle-nose dolphin and humpback whales behavior for over a decade. After a fascinating lecture about dolphins and whales lifestyles, you will get on a boat that will take you swimming with these animals whose intelligence fascinates all of us since childhood.

Watch a video of the Xinalani Wild Dolphins Experience

Duration: 5 hrs
Price: $380 for a party of up to four. $95 per additional person
Includes: short interactive lecture + boat rides + snorkel immersions with studied group of dolphins + whale watching excursion during season (November through March)
Bring: camera, swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen


Embark on a panga ride around the Bay of Banderas, the best preserve to observe humpback whales. Every winter, hundreds of whales swim from the North Pacific Ocean down to the shores of Xinalani where they find a warm haven to reproduce. It’s an eye-opening encounter that you do not want to miss. Take a swimsuit and towel for the boat driver will also show you a secret   spot to snorkel and swim.

Did you know that… The boat driver is informed daily about whale whereabouts by radio. He knows his way around those gigantic marine mammals and he will take you as close to them as possible while not disturbing the animal and guarding your safety at all times.

Duration: 4 hrs
Price: $320 for a party of up to four. $80 per additional person
Season: From November to March


1. Horse-Back Ride + Waterfall: This day trip starts in the morning right out of Xinalani’s doors where your guide will have your horse ready to take you for a ride through Quimixto. Enjoy the outing through the little town and swim in the waterfall.

2. Swim + Snorkel: Back on the beach, you will get on a boat that will take you snorkeling in a beautiful hidden cove.

3. Yelapa Discovery + Lunch: Explore the remote rustic town of Yelapa once home of Bob Dylan. Bask in the genuine charm of this pueblito walking on the paved streets, shopping for local handcrafted souvenirs. When you’re ready for a break, sit down at our partner restaurant on the beach and enjoy a traditional lunch, with your feet in the sand.

4. Return Boat Trip + Coronas: When you’re ready to go back to Xinalani, the boat will pick you up, fully loaded with Coronas, to make your return home a funky experience.

Duration: 5 hrs
Price: $320 for a party of up to four. $80 per additional person
Includes: horse-back ride + waterfall swim + snorkel excursion + Yelapa discovery + lunch at a beach front restaurant + return boat trip with Coronas

Terms & Conditions



1. Booking (a) Your booking is not considered definite and no contract will exist until we receive a 50% deposit from you and you agree to these terms and conditions. (b) We do not share customer details with any 3rd parties.

2. Payment (a) The price is the exact amount to be received by us in US Dollars. (b) The full payment amount is due on or before 60 days of the retreat by logging into your

WeTravel account and paying with credit card or checking account, or cash/check in person.

3. Your Travel Arrangements. All travel arrangements are your responsibility and at your own cost. We shall not be held liable for any consequences arising from delays or cancellations in any of the companies you may have made arrangements with, or for any irregularities in your documentation required for travel. 

4. Travel Insurance (a) Travel insurance is highly recommended. If you choose to buy insurance we require that your travel insurance covers the activities of this retreat as well as unexpected cancellation, sickness, losses and all the usual risks. You should bring the policy with you in case of an emergency.

5. Your Health (a) It is your responsibility to let your Yoga Instructor know if you have any injuries and to be mindful at all times of your own body’s capability during the retreat. If you experience any injury or discomfort during any activity during the retreat, then you must desist immediately. (b) It is also your responsibility to consult a doctor with an understanding of yoga to check that you are sufficiently fit and healthy to undertake yoga classes and other physical activities that you may chose to do whilst on the retreat. (c) Please advise us of any mental or physical health conditions and dietary requirements before you book. If you have health conditions and dietary requirements that may be affected by the activities offered on our retreats we reserve the right to advise you to desist and in the interests of your wellbeing, or others, we may decline your stay at our retreats. (d) Whilst all measures are taken to ensure a high standard of health and safety, we are situated in the countryside where the land is uneven and we shall not be responsible for any injuries caused by uneven terrain. (e) Women who are 12 to 28 weeks pregnant should provide a letter from their health practitioner specifying that they are fit to travel and able to engage in the activities that we provide. We would prefer pregnant women to have done a little yoga before they arrive.

7. Cancellation by you (a) You (or any member of your party) may cancel your booking at any time, providing that the cancellation is made by the person submitting the booking form and is notified to us in writing.  

If you must cancel your retreat for any reason, the required $500 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. Cancellations made within 90 days of retreat: Full refund (minus deposit) will be refunded. Cancellations made within 60 days of retreat: 50% of the total amount (minus deposit) will be refunded. Cancellations made less than 60 days of retreat: We apologize, but absolutely no refunds can be given.

(b) Bookings are for the stated period of the retreat. There are no refunds for an unused portion of the retreat. If the reason for cancellation is covered under the terms of your Insurance Policy, you may be able to make a claim on your insurance.

8. Amendments by us. Occasionally, changes may have to be made (e.g., yoga teacher, class times or other arrangements), which we reserve the right to do at any time. If your accommodation has to be changed, we will do our utmost to provide accommodation of a similar rating. If a significant change becomes necessary, we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your departure.

9. Cancellation by us. We reserve the right in any circumstances to cancel a retreat. In particular our retreats require a minimum number of at least 75% of the participants to have booked by 30 days before the start date. If this minimum number is not reached by that date we may cancel and refund the money to you.

10. Our liability to you (a) We accept responsibility for ensuring that the retreats are supplied as described and that the services we are contractually obliged to provide are to a reasonable standard. (b) We do not accept any liability for cancellations, delays or changes caused by political instability, threat of political instability, terrorist actions or threats, closure of airports, civil strife, industrial action, natural disaster, technical problems to transport, staff cancellations, unforeseen changes in your personal circumstances or other events beyond our control. (c) We are not liable for any injuries you may incur. Yoga classes are undertaken at your own risk. We are not liable for any medical or psychiatric conditions, which may develop during or subsequent to the retreat. We are not liable for loss of, or damage to, your personal property.

11. Group Bookings. Where a booking is made on behalf of several individuals the booking is conditional on the person(s) paying having authorization from all the individuals named on the booking form to enter into this contract. The terms of this contract will apply to each member of the group as though they had paid for their own retreat individually and directly to us.

12. No Liability for possessions (a) You will have access to a lockbox in your sleeping quarters. It is your responsibility to ensure that your possessions are kept safe at all times. This includes any hired equipment or transport.

13. Complaints If you have a problem during your retreat, please inform the organizer immediately and he/she will endeavor to put things right. Please note that we cannot be responsible for the individual behavior of any group member or other guest sharing your accommodation.

14. Privacy Policy. We do not share customer details with any 3rd parties. Any personal information that you provide to us will be used only for the service you requested. This information is used only for administration of the site system and in the compilation of statistics used by us to assess the use of the site. This privacy policy does not cover the links within this site linking to other sites.

15. Photography

I, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, hereby irrevocably authorize Jessica Trudeau and Callie Feakin to use photographs of me and or my property and authorize her and her assignees, licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without my name) photographs, pictures, portraits or images in any and all forms and media and in all manners including composite images or distorted representations, and the purposes of publicity, illustration, commercial art, advertising, publishing (including publishing in electronic form on CDs or internet websites), for any product or services, or other lawful uses as may be determined by Jessica Trudeau and/or Callie Feakin. I further waive any and all rights to review or approve any uses of the images, any written copy or finished product.

I am of full legal age and have read and fully understand the terms of this release. 

Cancellation Policy

 If you must cancel your retreat for any reason, the required $500 deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

Cancellations made within 90 days of retreat: Full refund (minus deposit) will be refunded. 

Cancellations made within 60 days of retreat: 50% of the total amount (minus deposit) will be refunded.

Cancellations made less than 60 days of retreat: We apologize, but absolutely no refunds can be given.

What’s included

  • Meals
    Three gourmet meals daily
  • Ground Transportation
    Round trip transportation to and from Puerto Vallarta International Airport to Xinalani Retreat Center
  • Accommodations
    8 days & 7 nights at Xinalani Retreat Center
  • Daily Yoga
    Enjoy 2 daily yoga classes led by Jess & Callie.
  • Yoga Accessories
    Mats, blocks, straps, blankets and bolsters
  • Recreational Equipment
    Kayaks and snorkel gear
  • Airfare
    Airfare to/from PVR not included
  • Travel Insurance
    Highly Reccomended

Available Packages

Big Palapa
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 The Big Palapa is a spacious 880sq ft dorm-style room with 8 beds and amazing ocean and jungle views. Each bed has its own mosquito net, nightstand and a drawer under the bed, and it has two private open-air bathrooms. All rooms are equipped with safe deposit boxes. 

The Big Palapa is the best option for budget-savvy and community seeker-yogis. 

Please note, the Big Palapa is co-ed.

Deposit: $500
Small Palapa
only 3 left

 The Small Palapa is perfect for a group of friends, this spacious shared room (650 sq ft) is equipped with 4 comfy single beds.  Each bed has a mosquito net and nightstand. All rooms are equipped with safe deposit boxes. Located high on the mountain, this room is the closest to our main yoga space, the Jungle Studio. It has a large terrace, hammock, and a luxurious bathroom with an open-air shower. Sit back and relax in its lounge and enjoy its beautiful jungle and sea views. 

Deposit: $500
Deluxe Room
Sold Out

The Deluxe room is the perfect option to share with a friend. The Deluxe features two single beds, a spacious bathroom, open-air shower and sitting desk. It is 260 sqft and is located close to the restaurant and beach club with ocean and jungle views. All rooms are equipped with safe deposit boxes.   

Please note: The deluxe room is booked per bed.  Please inquire if you'd like to book the entire room with another friend.    

Deposit: $500
Single, Double & Triple Room Options

Preferring a little more privacy in the evenings or traveling as a couple? Xinalani Retreat Center has a number of rooming options to meet your needs. Please contact Jess and Callie for availability and pricing.

Deposit: $500

Big Palapa


Day 1
Arrival & Welcome Circle

Feb. 8, 2020 (Saturday)

4:00pm or later Arrival & Check in at Xinalani

5:30-7:00pm Welcome Circle & Intention Setting

Slow Flow to unwind from travel

7:30-8:30pm Meet & Greet further over Dinner

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