Jyoti Well Being Retreat

Mexico · November 22 - 29 2019

Leave your stress behind and embrace your inner adventurer on this yoga retreat and cultural immersion in beautiful Tulum, Mexico.

Overview

Combine daily yoga practice with rich cultural immersion in Tulum—a town steeped in ancient Mayan energy and abundant natural wonders, internationally renowned for its energetic and scenic splendor.

You'll dive in spectacular cenotes—underground fresh water pools formed when limestone has collapsed and opened up pathways to underground rivers. The Maya used cenotes as their main source of fresh water and recognized them as spiritual centers. Suzan and Tracy can also advise you on taking a visit to the miraculous Sian Ka'an, a World Heritage Site biosphere, and Chichén Itzá, one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

You will visit beautiful local beaches and experience Mayan culture at its best at Coba and Tulum ruins, with plenty of time left over to explore Tulum at your own leisure and pace. Your guide for the retreat, Suzan, is a Tulum expert and can point you to all the best local spots.

Included
  • 7 nights accommodation at Holistika
  • 3 meals per day
  • 2x daily yoga
  • optional aerial yoga class
  • Traditional Maya Massage
  • Temazcal and cacao ceremony
  • Day trip to Coba Ruins with a guided bike tour and Cenote Zaci
  • Trip to Santa Fe beach and a guided tour of Tulum ruins
  • airport transfers (if booked on recommended flight)

Hosts

Suzan & Tracy

Suzan teaches under the name Jyoti Yoga, meaning light— awareness—to bring to the dark corners of the mind and body, leaving you feeling brighter. Suzan's classes are based on Hatha Yoga with Flow Sequences, Pranayama, meditation and relaxation. She was born in Holland, where she studied International Business and Languages and completed her Yoga (3 year) and Meditation (2 year) teacher trainings. After living in Australia, Colombia and London she settled down in Tulum, Mexico, where she and her family have a little hotel.

Tracy’s classes are influenced by her dance background and fuse Dynamic, Vinyasa movements with Pranayama, meditation and Mantra. The fluidity of the movement is suitable for both beginners and experienced students wanting to develop a challenging, dynamic practice. Tracy is also a vegan and raw food enthusiast, having worked on retreats in Ibiza, Portugal, Bali, India and the UK. Raw Happy, her catering business, hosts dinner parties, master classes, cookery schools and festival stalls. Her first cookbook, Plantalicious, was published in 2018.

Holistika

A jungle sanctuary built to offer a space for those who seek wellness, peace and happiness.

Overview

Immerse in the spirituality of Tulum through twice daily yoga practices, morning meditation, pranayama, sharing circles, cacao ceremony, Temazcal, (a traditional and ancient Mayan cleansing ritual). Plus a deeply invigorating massage to fully unwind.

Holistika offers delicious plant-based, locally sourced food. Their restaurant's ethos evolves from each one of the earth’s four elements, containing the essence of these inside all of their meals.