El Mar Studio 2
Garden Room 3
Garden Room
Retreat Duration:
7 days

Grounded and Grateful 2022 Yoga Retreat

Retreat Location:
Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico
This retreat is an opportunity to slow down and connect with yourself and the natural beauty of Mexico.
Start Date:
Sunday, January 9, 2022
End Date:
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Venue:
Mar de Jade Retreats and Wellness Resort
Instructors:

What You'll Experience

Engage your mind, body and spirit on a relaxed yoga retreat with Melissa Krieger in Mexico. You'll experience the following:

  • Yoga classes twice a day.
  • Simple mindfulness techniques to stimulate your five senses.
  • Nourishing meals with many of the ingredients sourced from the sea and Mar de Jade farm.
  • A chance to meet your DoYogaWithMe community.
  • Private 20-min session to connect with Melissa.
  • A customized workshop for the group to dig deeper into poses.
  • Optional excursions to the local market, the farm and a hike with a local guide.
  • Lots of downtime to enjoy the pool, beach and ocean!

This retreat is for all levels but will be focusing on slower styles of yoga such as: Flow, Slow Flow, Gentle, Restorative as well as Yoga Nidra (Guided Meditation).

It is a slow-paced, week-long yoga vacation that will leave you feeling present, grounded and grateful.

Retreat Schedule

Meal Times

08:30 am - 09:30 am
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Sunday

06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Monday

08:30 am - 09:30 am
11:00 am - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 01:00 pm
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
04:45 pm - 05:45 pm
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Tuesday

07:30 am - 08:30 am
08:30 am - 09:30 am
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
04:30 pm - 05:45 pm
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Wednesday

07:30 am - 08:30 am
08:30 am - 09:30 am
09:30 am - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 01:00 pm
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
07:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Thursday

07:30 am - 08:30 am
08:30 am - 09:30 am
10:00 am - 01:00 pm
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
02:45 pm - 03:45 pm
04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Friday

07:30 am - 08:30 am
08:30 am - 09:30 am
10:00 am - 01:00 pm
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
02:45 pm - 03:45 pm
07:30 pm - 08:30 pm

Saturday

07:30 am - 08:30 am
08:30 am - 09:30 am
10:00 am - 01:00 pm
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm
04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
04:30 pm - 05:30 pm
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

Sunday

08:30 am - 09:30 am

Instructors

Melissa has been in the wellness industry for 20 years, certified as a personal trainer in 2000 and as a yoga teacher in 2005, with over 10,000 hours of teaching experience. Throughout her yoga career she has continued to learn, completing Natalie Rousseau's Advanced Teacher Training, Melanie Phillips' Ayurveda Immersion, many hours of Restorative Yoga Training and is currently enrolled in a 300 hour teacher training program to complete her ERYT 500. Melissa has taught extensively and on many platforms. After producing her first DVD in 2009 she had a weekly TV segment, has taught at the BCRPA Island Fitness Conference in 2012 and 2013, the Victoria Yoga Conference in 2014, 2015 and 2016, online at doyogawithme.com, as well as developing the 'Stop Your Bladder from Running Your Life' workshops with physiotherapist Jodi Ganton, which teaches participants healthy bladder habits. Melissa is a kind soul and lovely person who puts her heart and soul into every class she teaches.

Book Your Spot

Book your spot in two easy steps:

  1. Click the 'Reserve Your Spot' button to pay the DoYogaWithMe Retreat Fee. It's currently our Super Early Bird Price, available until March 31, 2021.
  2. Click the 'Book Your Room' button to choose your accommodation. Three meals a day are included in the price.

The Venue

El Mar Studio 2

Mar de Jade has been home to hundreds of retreats over the past 35 years. The resort has a supportive, warm feel, allowing participants to rest, feel at ease and enjoy the benefits that come from being on a retreat. You will have access to four gorgeous yoga spaces, all with hardwood floors, ocean views and full of lovely, natural light.

Mar de Jade pool

Take a dip in the swimming pool, wading pool, jacuzzi or wander the paths lining their tropical hotel grounds. Take a walk down Chacala beach, one of the most beautiful, tranquil beaches on the lush Riviera Nayarit coastline or visit the small, charming Mexican fishing village right next door.

Mar de Jade, snuggled between jungle and ocean, is far more than your average wellness resort. Founder Dr. Laura del Valle came to Chacala over thirty years ago to bring healthcare to the local community, and the home she built for her family and visiting medical students slowly evolved into the Mar de Jade we see today. Now offering a hotel, bar, pool, full treatment spa, stunning studio spaces, and excursions and activities, Mar de Jade retains its intimate family feel and community connection.

Three generations of del Valles now call the resort home, and the medical clinic established by Laura in the 80’s has evolved into MDJ Community Projects, a non-profit running local education and health programs and an organic farm that produces most of the tasty fare enjoyed by resort guests. This non-profit gets its funding from guests like you, so when you’re kicked back on the beach or sweating it out in the studio, you can feel good both in body and in mind. Mar de Jade is a resort of rare beauty with heart and soul to match.

What better place to host a yoga retreat? For more information: https://mardejade.com/experience/

Food

fresh fruit

Three times a day, Mar de Jade’s talented chefs prepare gorgeous buffet meals using ingredients from the resort’s organic farm. Traditional Mexican cuisine inspired dishes incorporate a variety of healthy vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, pescatarian, and poultry options, and the chefs are happy to tailor to specific dietary needs or allergies. Sorry carnivores but red meat is never served! Between meals, you’ll have access to a snack bar stocked with fresh fruit, coffee, tea, bread, and delicacies like homemade organic peanut butter and marmalade. Stations throughout the grounds provide purified fresh water to keep you hydrated between practice sessions! For more information: https://mardejade.com/experience/food-and-farm/

Directions

Mar de Jade is a 90 minute drive north of Puerto Vallarta International Airport on Highway 200. This distance can be covered via rental car or bus, but the resort recommends taking a taxi and is happy to arrange one for you.

For more information, visit https://mardejade.com/about/faq/ and scroll down to GETTING THERE AND AWAY.

Costs

While this retreat is all-inclusive, you are responsible for booking your own flight and accommodation. Tuition is booked separately. Accommodation includes your room and meals and can be booked through Mar De Jade and tuition paid to doyogawithme.com. Airport transfers can be arranged with Mar De Jade for a fee, depending on the number of passengers. Tuition and accommodation are charged in US dollars.

Questions? Comment below or send us a message through our Contact Us page.

Cancellations

For your retreat fee, DoYogaWithMe's cancellation policy is:

  • 100% refund for cancellation 30+ days before event.
  • 50% refund for cancellation 15-29 days before event.
  • No refund for cancellation 0-14 days before event.

For your accommodation and food, go to Mar de Jade's FAQs and click on Booking and Cancellation Policy.

Testimonials

$600 USD (+ Accommodation & Food) THREE SPOTS LEFT!
Start Date:
Sunday, January 9, 2022
End Date:
Sunday, January 16, 2022
$600 USD (+ Accommodation & Food) THREE SPOTS LEFT!