Mexico Retreat 2019 with Darcy McMurray
March 12 – 19, 2019, Troncones Mexico
Join Darcy McMurray for a week of movement and relaxation at Yoga del Pacifico in Troncones, Mexico.
Through a synergy of Pilates, yoga, somatics and dance, Darcy will guide participants of all levels toward greater freedom of motion, and a sense of joyous awareness in the body.
This retreat is an opportunity to gain insight into your postural tendencies and develop a personal practice that supports ongoing core connection and healthy alignment of the spine.
Experience the creative healing powers of movement!
To reserve your spot, or for more information, please contact us at:
email@example.com or 604-566-0053.
PRICE: 1695 USD plus GST
7 nights accommodation, double occupancy ocean-front rooms
2 catered meals (brunch and dinner) per day plus morning snacks
Return transportation from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) airport
Participants will stay at beautiful neighbouring beachfront palapas (like the charming Merece tus Sueños), just a five minute walk from Yoga del Pacifico where classes will be held. The villa has direct access to ocean swimming on Troncones beach, as well as a beach-side swimming pool.
Accommodation is shared, but there is the option of having a private room for an extra charge of $365 USD plus gst for the week. It is also possible to extend your stay on either end of the trip.
In each shared room, there is a double bed and a single bed. The double beds go to the first participants registered for the retreat.
Beautiful, freshly-made Mexican and fusion dishes will be provided by an in-house chef. Juices are fresh pressed, and most of the ingredients are local. Light snacks, brunch, and dinner will be provided. Food preferences will be taken into consideration for all.
MOVEMENT SPACE: YOGA DEL PACIFICO
Classes will be held in a beautiful, open-concept palapa with an ocean view, just a five minute walk from accommodations.
LOCATION: TRONCONES, MEXICO
Troncones is both a rustic and luxurious beach village, overflowing with local cultural flavour, and miles of white sandy beach. It is located about 20 miles north west of Zihuatanejo on the coast of the state of Guerrero, 500 km south-west of Mexico City, on the Pacific Ocean.
Air: Air Canada is the recommended airline to travel from Canada. Book early to get direct, inexpensive flights from select cities, including Vancouver. Other airlines to consider are Air Mexico, Interjet, WestJet, and Alaska Air.
Ground transportation: Troncones is located about 30 minutes from the Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport. Taxis will be provided to and from the airport.
Tuesday March 12 – Fly into Ixtapa/Zihuatenejo (ZIH) Airport. Taxi picks you up from the airport and brings you to the accommodations Yoga del Pacifico. Everyone meets for dinner.
Wednesday March 13 – Monday March 18 – Daily Retreat Schedule (see below)
Tuesday March 19 – There will be a morning class, and then a taxi will take you back to the airport.
*It is possible to extend your stay at either end of the trip.
Daily Retreat Schedule
Light refreshments will be offered in the morning before class.
7:30am – 9:30am: Class with Darcy
9:30am – 11am: Breakfast
11am – 4pm: Free Time
4pm – 6pm: Class with Darcy
6:30pm – 8:30pm: Dinner
Free Time Activities
Make the most of the beach (swim, boogie board, or take a surfing lesson), explore the tide pools, laze in the beautiful swimming pool, nap in a hammock, go for a bike ride, or visit the local vendors and markets on the main drag. Explore the nearby restaurants for delicious salads and smoothies.
Bicycles: Renting a bicycle is highly recommended; they are available for a nominal fee. The main Troncones road is almost entirely flat and 3 miles long from end to end. It’s fun to have the freedom to bike from the villa to town and back (taxi service and a shuttle bus are also available).
Additional offerings for a fee:
Optional Kayaking through a beautiful nearby lagoon with a local, knowledgeable guide.
Relaxation Massage: Relaxation and/or Thai massages are available with a local masseuse in your room.
Manicure-Pedicure: A local technician will meet you at the villa.
Silver Jewelry shopping: a local artisan will visit the villa.
Private Sessions with Darcy: Book a 1.5 hr private session with Darcy for the cost of $100 USD. Students who would like to satisfy CEC requirements should be sure to book in advance.
Payments can be made by E-Transfer, check payable to Full Circle Studio or via Paypal.