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Yoga Among Friends Yoga Retreat

Laura Jane Mellencamp

Date
February 17th - February 24th

Location
Prana Del Mar: Getting Here

Category

Laura Jane Mellencamp - Yoga Retreat in Mexico    Laura Jane Mellencamp - Mexico Yoga Retreat

 

Yoga Among Friends

Yoga Retreat in Baja, Mexico
w/ Laura Jane Mellencamp
February 17 – 24, 2018

 

Join Laura Jane and fellow like-minded friends for a small, intimate yoga retreat to this luxurious eco-retreat center, Prana del Mar, in Baja, Mexico. Built in harmony with the raw beauty of the Pacific coast amongst soaring mountains, healing ocean, and desert calm, this region is a natural oasis that deeply amplifies the effects of your yoga and meditation practice. It’s a time to nourish a deeper understanding of yourself!

 

A half hour from Cabo San Lucas, this exceptional oceanfront retreat location is ‘off the grid’ and unrivaled in their cuisine, service, and totally blissed-out location. After centering yourself in your morning yoga practice, spend the day walking barefoot on miles of stunning beaches, catching waves at one of the nearby surf breaks, riding horseback along the coast, paddling and snorkeling in the Sea of Cortez, or lounging in the swimming pool. Watch the sun set into the Pacific as you dine on fresh, delicious Mexican and international cuisine, sip the best margaritas while laughing with friends new and old. Then admire the starfilled sky as you wander back to your suite to sink into a plush pillow-top bed, lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves breaking on the beach.

 

Using the practice of meditation and the depth of Patanjali’s yoga sutras, Laura Jane has designed this week to support you in finding tools to cultivate greater awareness towards self-healing and transformation. The retreat includes storytelling, chanting, asana, and meditation to truly bring the tools of yoga into your daily life.

 

Yoga classes will blend the disciplines of various styles of Hatha yoga with the mindfulness of meditation in this like-minded community. They will cover the fundamental principles underlying the therapeutic application of yoga and how to incorporate these principles into your practice. Work to dissolve old blockages, unravel samskaras, and create new pathways to vibrant health and happiness. The end result will be one of the most incredible, unforgettable yoga experiences you will ever have.

 

It is perfect for all levels of practitioners, yoga teachers, and bodywork therapists.

 

Not only will you enjoy the rejuvenating daily yoga sessions, there will be plenty of free-time for exploring and experiencing the beauty of Prana del Mar and Cabo, Mexico.

 

This yoga retreat includes:

  • Deluxe accommodations for 7-nights
  • Three gourmet vegetarian meals daily. Fish and seafood are offered several times per week and gluten-free and dairy-free options are available upon request
  • Daily yoga classes
  • All water, teas, and juices with meals
  • Full use of all resort amenities – including pool, hot tub, sauna, stone labyrinth, desert gardens, hammocks, and more
  • Roundtrip airport transportation on first and last day of retreat (February 17th & 24th)
  • Sales and hospitality taxes

 

Not included:

  • Airfare to Los Cabos Airport (SJD)
  • Spa treatments
  • Alcoholic beverages and personal purchases
  • Optional excursions such as whale watching, surfing, kayaking & snorkeling, horseback riding, and more
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Gratuities

 

Laura Jane Mellencamp MA, 500 E-RYT
Laura Jane is the founder and director of Yoga Among Friends – one of Chicagoland’s premier yoga studios. Certified as an experienced yoga teacher by the White Lotus Foundation in 1989, Laura Jane has made the practice and teaching of yoga her life’s work. In 2012, Laura Jane’s studies culminated in her credentialing as a Certified Yoga Therapist (CYT) through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (1500-IAYT), completed at the Krishnamacharya Healing Yoga Foundation in Chennai, India.

 

In addition to her in-depth studies of yogic philosophies, Laura Jane is a clinical psychologist. She enjoys blending her MA in Clinical and Counseling Psychology (1993, Antioch University) with her Yoga Therapy Certification to provide her clients with a holistic approach to psychological and emotional imbalances that affect the immune system. Her work has led Laura Jane to participate as a premier provider with Chicagoland’s Integrated Health Network.

 

Pricing
Double-occupancy: $2015 per person
Single-occupancy: $2625 per person (limited availability)

 

A $600 deposit is due at time of booking to reserve your spot.

 

The full payment is due no later than January 30, 2018.

 

Discounted rate of $1950 double occupancy, if paying by cash or check in full.

 

For more information and to register for this special yoga retreat, please visit the the retreat website. For any questions, please feel free to email Laura Jane or call the studio at (630) 690-5488.