Join Linda and Leroy for a week of taking care of your body, soaking up the sun, and mermaiding around with friends in the loveliest of waves. With 3 Yoga or Hot Pilates classes per day, delicious clean food, and the dreamiest beach in the world, you may also find yourself in the best shape of your life.
The perfect day can begin with a swim in the most turquoise waters you have seen, meditation by the ocean, or a sunrise walk/run along the white-sand beach.
A light breakfast is served, with (amazing) fresh fruit on demand and homemade granola..
The backbone of our morning will be two Hot Pilates and / or Yoga sessions at 9:30am. This is usually followed by a dip in same turquoise waters mentioned above.
Brunch awaits an hour after class. Plenty of delicious veggie and gluten free options abound. The resort is famous for their clean and delicious food.
Grab a hammock for siesta, play in the waves, explore the fabulous shops in town, go snorkeling in the famous fresh-water cenotes, visit the Mayan Ruins or better yet, indulge one of the treatments at the spa. You have a good chunk of time in the afternoon to do exactly as you like.
The evening Yoga or Hot Pilates session will be shorter to get us out in time for dinner or a sunset walk on the beach.
Dinner is again with the group. We will not be held responsible for what happens after dinner, but Tulum has the best bar scene (think tattooed mixologists by candlelight rather than spring break hell).
Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean and repeat all over again.
All daily Yoga or Hot Pilates sessions will cater to all levels; also, they are all optional. Pick and choose from what is offered based on how you feel - choose a little or choose a lot! Either way, you'll get back home strong, radiant, and grateful. Though mild depression may follow return - we may need to hold local support group with Margaritas for a more gentle reintegration.
Linda is the founder and owner of YogaSource Los Gatos, Silicon Valley's premier yoga studio. She leads workshops, conferences and retreats in the US and internationally. As the Director of the YogaSource Teacher Training Institute since its inception in 2006, she has nurtured hundreds of successful yoga instructors from across the country.
Linda has trained in both the US and India in Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Power, Pilates, Yoga therapeutics, Yin and Vipassana meditation. She is a student of modern Buddhism, Jungian psychology and functional movement. Her yoga classes are a playful and masterful blend of precision, elegance, and breath.
Linda has been interviewed and profiled by YogaJournal, NBC News, ABC's Best of the Bay, Common Ground, Yogi Times, San Jose Magazine, Los Gatos Weekly News and other publications. At other times of the day, she is a mom, a wife, a writer, a designer, and a foodie.
Leroy is a fun, energetic and dynamic Aussie known for his heart pounding intensity, his contagious good mood, and his night-life inspired playlists. As a 5 time racer at the Hawaiian Ironman, Leroy brings his love for the fitness into every class and will inspire you to work harder than you thought you ever could, and smile doing it.
* 6 nights accommodation at Amansala, Tulum's premier wellness resort
* 3 delicious meals per day (dinner only on the first night; and breakfast only on last morning). One dinner is not included to give the group a chance to sample the local award-winning restaurants.
* 3 daily Yoga or Hot Pilates sessions with one afternoon open for excursions
* Manduka Mats (only bring yogitoes or travel mat to put on top) and all other props
* Travel Insurance (highly recommended - see Payments Policy below)
* Transportation (plan to arrive March 5th and leaving March 11th unless extending your trip. Airport for Tulum is Cancun International)
Balance in full is due December 15th.
Refunds until September 30th:
A $100 administrative fee will be deducted from refund.
Refunds September 30th - December 15:
A $500 administrative fee will be deducted from refund. If documented medical emergency, the fee is reduced to $100.
Refunds after December 15:
Documented medical emergency credit towards same trip next year (less $100)
Please buy travel insurance. Do not be at the mercy of the resort if something comes up.
Balance in full is due by DEC 15. We will email the address you provide during registration to remind you, a few days ahead of that date. Due to our strict contract with the resort, we need your payment in time. $200 will be automatically added to any outstanding balances on Dec 16th.
For people signing up without a designated roommate, we will do our best to accommodate your rooming preference (Double or Triple) but that is not decided until the day before the retreat starts and that choice is based on first come first serve basis. We will refund or bill you accordingly. Best solution: talk a friend into join you in paradise OR sign up early to get exactly what you want.
Save your cash for massages and share the room with 2 other friends. You will each have your own bed and plenty of room. Price is per person and is based on 2 other people sharing the room. If you want a room for yourself, choose Garden Plus King Single or Garden Plus Queen Single.
Save your cash for massages and share the room with a friend. You will each have your own bed and plenty of room. Price is per person and is based on another person sharing the room. If you want a room for yourself, choose Garden Plus King Single or Garden Plus Queen Single.
Enjoy a King sized bed with a friend. Price is per person and is based on another person sharing the room. If you want a room to yourself, choose Garden Plus King Single or Garden Plus Queen Single.
Enjoy a spacious room all to yourself
Enjoy the proximity to the ocean with someone special. Price is per person and is based on two people sharing. Please indicate your lucky roommate when you register.
Their most stunning room with private terrace overlooking the entire Tulum beach. Price is per person and is based on two people sharing. Please indicate your lucky roommate when you register.
Enjoy their most stunning room with private terrace overlooking the entire Tulum beach all to yourself