Two classes a day take place in a beautiful yoga studio with sliding doors that open onto a stone Buddha, taught by a skilled team of in-house yoga instructors and offered for both novice and advanced students. Don't expect pounding music or a sweaty workout.
After class we had breakfast at Cafe Mayana, the spa cafe that specializes in juice drinks and smoothies (including the yummy but non-yogic Chocolate Coffee Smoothie.) The breakfast buffet that in included in the program is FABULOUS, with buttery banana muffins, but there was so much good food it was easy to overeat.
I wish the food was more integrated into the program. Most of the time you're eating on your own. Ceviche Cha Cha has terrific ceviche and sushi, but vegetarian food is not the forte here.
Still, this is a great program for beginners who want a really solid foundation so they understand where yoga comes from and what it does for the mind and body. It's good for people who have done yoga before and want to begin again. And it's good for intermediate or advanced students who may have missed out on that or want to refine certain postures.
Wellness Yoga Retreat At A Glance:
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