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Come and experience the all-inclusive cleanse and detox yoga retreat at Present Moment in Troncones, Mexico! You will get to have yoga classes, wellness counseling, meals, healing shakes, detoxifying herbs, and a shamanic herbal bath. This is a perfect detoxification program that can be tailored to your body's needs while allowing you to enjoy your vacation in paradise!
You will be staying at an ocean-front resort, Present Moment Retreat. The beautifully designed accommodations and loving staff will please even the most discerning guests. The 11 private bungalows are the perfect antidote to the chaos of everyday life. Each unique bungalow is dedicated to one of the values that are held in the highest regard. All bungalows have an indigenous palapa thatched roof, hand-crafted in the Mexican tradition, and are furnished with a pillow top queen-sized bed, luxurious 400-count cotton bedding, and a canopy of white linen. There are a few AC rooms available by request.
The rooms available in this retreat are Renewal, Bliss, Harmony, and Unity. The amenities are the same for all the rooms and include luxurious 400 count cotton bedding, pillow top queen bed, ocean stone shower floor, rain disk showerhead, private deck, meditation garden, view of the sea, wireless access, and antiques and fine art.
Renewal is the perfect name for this refreshing seaside bungalow, with its open air design and garden setting. Here you can sit in one of the two matching rockers on your private deck and melt into the moment. With the Pacific a stone's throw from your accommodation, the sound of the waves insure a peaceful night's sleep.
Bliss is just that, blissful. Blurring the lines between the indoors and out with its amazing vantage points to the sea, gardens, and pool, this bungalow will be the perfect place to rest yourself after a full day of resort adventure at Present Moment. Just a 30 second walk to the beach, Bliss is perfect for the outdoor enthusiasts.
Harmony was designed for families and friends to reconnect in an intimate and unpretentious setting. Carefully created for groups of three or four to share, this spacious, private bungalow has a full view of the gardens, pool, yoga pavilion, and the stunning Pacific Riviera. Here, there are no distractions and plenty of opportunities to enjoy one another's company.
Unity brings you together to celebrate your natural connections. This large, family style bungalow features three luxury pillow top beds, antique furnishings, rocking chairs and a view to die for. Although quite private, Unity looks out over the entire resort to the sea. Ideal for those who desire quality time to rediscover the true essence of each other.
Classical Ashtanga yoga is known as the eight-fold path of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras; the practice of yoga that combines breath control and a flow of sequential postures. The eight 'limbs' of Ashtanga are yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi.
Vinyasa yoga synchronizes movement and breath, and will take you on a journey of rhythmic dance unifying the body, mind, and spirit.
Carried out on the tranquil yoga pavilion, Present Moment instructors will guide you through a series of pranayamas and asanas, all performed slowly and consciously, with a focus on your inner awareness and this will encourage flexibility, strength, and circulation.
The yoga classes at Present Moment are specifically designed so that by the end of your retreat you will have learned new postures strengthened your body and transformed your current practice. Beginners and advanced students alike will find their senses awakened as they embrace the heart of yoga.
Present Moment Retreat believes that vacation and wellness go hand in hand. The retreat provides a safe and sacred space to enliven the body, stimulate the mind, express emotions, and renew the spirit. As part of your package, you'll receive a 30-minute wellness consultation that is designed to assist you in gaining clarity in order to create balance in all facets of your life; physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. The first 30-minute session is complimentary and included in all packages! Extra time is available for an additional fee.
While in New York, in 2001, Michelle studied massage and was quickly guided to a Masters in Chinese medicine. In 2008, she moved to San Marcos to study esoteric metaphysics. Her studies included hermetic kabbala, tarot, numerology, lucid dreaming and astral traveling, astrology, yoga, fasting, and periods of silent meditation. Michelle was invited to Present Moment Retreat in 2010 and now offers shamanic acupuncture, acupuncture, flow and relaxation massage, chakra balance with crystals and sound healing, cranial sacral, and Cacao ceremonies.
Brianne obtained a doctorate in chiropractic from The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto and a bio-medical neuro-functional electro-acupuncture certification from McMaster University in Hamilton in 2014. During that same year, she took the 200-hour yoga teacher training and reiki levels 1 to 3 at Present Moment Retreat. She then joined the wellness team as a healer, providing chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage therapy and reiki. She also teaches Gentle and Vinyasa yoga.
Katie began practicing for the physical benefits of having a regular practice only to discover the depth of spiritual evolution that was taking place as her practice evolved. Katie received her Master of Science in yoga therapy shorty after and has been practicing bodywork and yoga therapy since. She has worked with plant medicine and developed her work as a shamanic energy practitioner and bodyworker. She offers shamanic energy healing, yoga therapy, private yoga class, shamanic energy healing with massage, and wellness coaching and counselling.
Troncones is located at the juncture of the paved road which runs from Federal Highway 200 to the beach and the rustic ocean-front lane that houses restaurants, outdoor activities outlets, accommodation rentals, and private residences. Its proximity to Ixtapa Zihuatanejo affords you a full choice of shopping conveniences and recreational possibilities, all just a short distance from your world-class yoga retreat and resort.
The price package includes daily meals, healing shakes, smoothies, and prescribed herbs. Your menu is tailored to your needs for the best cleansing and detox experience. Your unique cleansing menu could include raw gourmet cuisine, raw blends or soups or smoothies, raw fresh juice, and vegan gourmet cuisine.
In addition to yoga, there are exciting, engaging adventures you can enjoy such as kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, surfing, snorkeling, boogie boarding, and participating in a baby turtle release.
The Sierra Mountain Range is directly across the road from the resort. Enchanted with forests of pine, oak, and aspen and blessed with stunning blue skies, meadows, and mesas, your hike can be a gentle or an extreme adventure, it’s up to you. Choose to have a local guide lead the way, or blaze new trails on your own. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Enjoy a relaxing experience paddling through La Boca estuary, surrounded by lush vegetation and home to many different species of local wildlife. Local marine biologist, Alejandro Rodriguez Pruneda, shares his encyclopedia-like knowledge of nature as he guides you through a maze of river ways. This is an absolutely beautiful vacation activity, especially great for bird watchers!
Countless surfers come to Troncones for its classic point breaks. There are amazing waves for longboarders and shortboarders alike. There are excellent conditions for both beginners and experts and lessons are available upon request.
Present Moment Retreat features local, professionally trained, friendly, and beautiful riding horses. Walk, gallop, and cantor along the stunning beaches and beach towns of Troncones, Manzanillo Bay, and Majahua. Feel the transformational power as you get up close and personal with nature's positive energy.
Not only do horses provide you with entertainment and excitement, they're also extraordinarily comforting and actually therapeutic. "The Benefits of Therapeutic Horseback Riding" explores the origins and benefits of this unusual form of therapy.
If surfing isn't your interest, you might want to take one of Present Moments Retreat complimentary boogie boards out to play in the waves. Adjacent to Present Moment is a long stretch of idyllic beach perfectly suited for swimming, boogie boarding, and playing in the waves.
Troncones is situated in the midst of several beautiful snorkeling spots. Troncones Point, a short walk away, has a beautiful reef full of sea life. If you want to venture further, Present Moment Retreat will help you arrange transportation to Manzanillo Bay or Las Gatas, both of which are exceptional snorkeling destinations. Renting a mask and snorkel is possible, but Present Moment Retreat highly recommends that you bring your own.
Due to an international culinary traditions, ocean contamination, and irresponsible fishing practices, the population of sea turtles has been decimated, making them an endangered species. Present Moment works closely with the sea turtle sanctuary to repopulate this magnificent creature. Every afternoon on Troncones beach, dozens of sea turtles are released and you can take part in this amazing experience.
Included in your retreat package are two 60-minute massage treatments. You will also enjoy one session of shamanic herbal bath. There is also a range of other treatments you can enjoy at an additional cost.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH). You may take a taxi from the airport to the retreat.
There is a prepaid taxi stand inside the airport. The service is excellent, safe, and the drivers speak some English and know where Present Moment is. Taxis cost approximately 65 USD and the drive to the retreat will take about 40 minutes.