Escape with Joel and Lena to yoga paradise, Haramara, rated one of the Top 10 Yoga Retreat Centers Worldwide. Spread across 12 acres; unwind in the luxurious cabañas with ocean and jungle views. Other indulgences include the open-air dining room, a therapeutic spa, a private beach, and a saltwater infinity pool. Haramara is the perfect setting to recharge, focus, and relax.
Leave your worries, responsibilities, and even your kids at home. At this true 5-star resort oasis dine on freshly caught fish, relax on your private beach, and drift in the infinity pool.
Wakeup to the oceanic scents and sounds in your open air casa, slip on your sandals, and stroll to the jungle surrounded palapa for an invigorating sunrise yoga practice. Spend your lazy afternoons at the onsite spa, learning to surf, shopping at local artisans, hiking in the jungle, or having a siesta in your hammock.
With all of your needs being taken care of there is only one thing for you to focus on – yourself. Regardless of your skill level we will challenge your body, relax your mind, and our intimate teacher to student environment will ensure that you are supported.
Sunrise + Yoga = Awesome Day Ahead. Get ready to start your morning sweating. The morning sequence will be a little different everyday- sometimes we will workshop postures, other times we’ll take our investigations and activate them in dynamic and fluid sequences.
Listen with your whole body and mind to your breath, the breeze and the ocean. Remember that you are a piece of the whole! We will practice zazen (seated meditation) and kinhin (walking meditation) in the Zen tradition.
Enjoy a complete breakfast and build lifelong relationships with likeminded individuals over the most important meal of the day.
This is a vacation, have some you time. Go and enjoy yourself, explore, relax, suntan, etc. There will be optional group activities such as surf lessons, whale watching, hikes, eco tours, art tours, shopping, eating, etc. Bring a journal, a good book, grab lunch from the kitchen, sit around the pool, and prepare to charge your batteries in one of Earth’s most beautiful places.
Enjoy exquisite local organic chef prepared meals with your yoga compatriots.
Yin Yoga explores postures in a passive receptive way. This way of practicing puts gentle pressure on the connective tissue and the more subtle energetic system allowing for greater flexibility and energy flow. Taking in the sunset, the natural closing ceremony of the day, we end our day of practice chanting the great reminder that life and death are of supreme importance…