MedTreks Yoga, Surf & Wellness Retreat

Oct 29 - Nov 5, 2022

Rest, Restore & Rejuvenate in one of the most incredible, intimate seaside yoga resorts in the world: Haramara

Welcome to MedTreks Retreat in Mexico! 

This retreat  is crafted by nurses and medical professionals who are passionate about providing holistic,  integrative, healing  and adventurous experiences for healthcare workers, caregivers and anyone who seeks a deeper understanding of mind-body medicine.  

An opportunity to unwind, relax, move, breathe, play, connect, heal and nourish- this is a week long experience that is medicine for your soul. 

This retreat is designed  for you to just show up, as you are, and let yourself be nourished- by movement, by nature, by healing therapies, by nutritious food, by a supportive community, and the surrounding healing powers of the ocean and jungle. 

 

Highlights: 

  • Enjoy daily yoga classes in beautiful open air yoga pavilions with 360 degree views of the jungle & ocean
  • Engage in wellness, breathwork, soundbath and nutrition workshops
  • Experience the festive holiday, Dia De Los Muertos in Sayulita
  • Relax with a  spa treatment at the oceanside wellness center
  • Practice your Spanish language skills in a tropical setting
  • Soak in the magical Mexican coastline from a hammock
  • Explore the charming town of Sayulita, known for the local handicrafts and delicious restaurants/cafes
  • Learn surf or stand up paddle board techniques with Janalyn Rose 
  • Swim/snorkel the warm waters and explore the world famous Marieta Islands

 

THE YOGA. 

There is a reason why it was listed as one of the top 10 Eco Yoga Resorts by Yoga Journal. The 360-degree ocean views with the beautifully hand-built and spacious open air yoga shalas make the yoga experience at Haramara hard to beat.

Morning Yoga: Each morning there will be a sunrise meditation and yoga class. These classes are designed for all levels of yoga practice. Experience the cool ocean breeze and the sounds of the early morning jungle as you begin your day with a very centering and nourishing yoga practice.

Afternoon & Evening Yoga: Each day there will be an afternoon or evening yoga class offered including: Vinyasa Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga Asana, Breath work, Sound Bath, Aromatherapy, Guided Meditation

 

The Workshops: 

Our workshops on retreat are a space for you to dive a little deeper into your yoga practice and learn practical and effective self-care healing modalities. 

Retreat Workshops

  • Paradise Begins in the Mind
  • Tools to Joy with Janalyn Rose
  • Sound Healing & Convergence Experience
  • Science of Mindfulness & Meditation
  • Anatomy of Yoga & Pilates
  • Physiology of Stress & Tools for Relaxation
  • Preventing Personal & Workplace Burnout
  • Integrative Health for Stress Reduction
  • Nutrition & Food as Medicine

***Nurses receive 10 CEs for attending these workshops

The Adventure: 

Our retreats are restful and restorative, with plenty of opportunity for adventure! This retreat has endless opportunities for movement, play and exploration! 

Optional Excursions off the Mat include: 

  • Marieta Island Snorkel & Boat trip 
  • Stand Up Paddle & Surf with Janalyn 
  • Authentic Mexican Cooking Class
  • Salsa & Latin Dance class 

 

The Culture: 

We are fortunate to be able to host this retreat over a very special holiday: Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The town of Sayulita comes alive on this annual holiday, when the plaza is covered with stunning and intricate altars and offerings, stalls selling sugar skulls and Pan de Muerto bread, and streets festive with colors and vibrant decorations. The town of Sayulita is located only a short walk from our hilltop retreat center. This is a great chance to take a meaningful part in the local culture while on retreat. 

 

Sample Schedule: 

  • Wake up to the sounds of the jungle
  • Drink coffee/tea while watching the sun rise
  • Morning Yoga & Meditation Class
  • Breakfast at Haramara
  • Free Time or Optional Workshop
  • Lunch at Haramara
  • Free Time to surf, explore Sayulita town or optional workshop
  • Dinner at Haramara
  • Evening Program or Free Time
  • Fall asleep to the ocean waves

Between the warm waters, the coastal temperatures, and the sounds of nature, this place is a perfect opportunity to spend a week focusing on restoring balance and rejuvenating your body and spirit…with yoga, surf, meditation, breathwork, swimming, hiking & nutritious foods. 

Additional information: 

Retreat page & itinerary: https://medtreksinternational.com/trips/wellness-yoga-retreat-sayulita-mexico/

Contact: 

Ari Rasori (retreat host): ari@medtreksinternational.com 

Wellness & Yoga Retreat Package Includes: 

  • 7 nights accommodation in beautiful, naturally constructed open-air cabañas with ocean views 
  • 2 daily Yoga Classes 
  • Up to 10 hrs of wellness & yoga workshops 
  • 3 delicious locally crafted meals per day (organic vegetarian and fresh seafood options)
  • Transportation to and from Puerto Vallarta Airport 
  • Private Facebook group access for networking & wellness resources 
  • Nursing CEUs included for all workshops 
  • Full access to resort grounds, including a saltwater infinity pool
  • Access to our own private beach just a few short steps away
  • Closing Ceremony with a celebratory bonfire + song circle
  • Sacred Temazcal Ceremony (traditional Mexican sweat lodge) with local Shaman *optional
  • 19% Mexico IVA & Hotel Taxes 

Not Included:

  • Airfare to Puerto Vallarta
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Off-site Excursions & Spa services
  • Alcohol and specialty coffees and drinks
  • Gratuities

Pricing: 

$2,995 (based on double occupancy) 

Includes nursing CEUs and all workshops.

Please reach out to us for single supplement availability and opportunity for dormitory lodging at reduced rate. 

 

Pricing Specials:

Early Bird: $150 off if booking before April 30th, 2022

Use booking code: MEDTREKSEARLY BIRD

Booking Link: HERE

Includes nursing CEUs and all workshops.

Please reach out to us for single supplement availability and opportunity for dormitory lodging at reduced rate. 

 

Type of Retreat: Wellness, Yoga
Style of Yoga: Hatha

Additional Information, Questions & Registration:

Contact Name: Ari Rasori
Contact Email: ari@medtreksinternational.com
Contact Phone Number: 8052842049
Online Registration: https://medtreksinternational.com/trips/wellness-yoga-retreat-sayulita-mexico/
Website: https://medtreksinternational.com/trips/wellness-yoga-retreat-sayulita-mexico/

Retreat Leaders: 

Meet Janalyn, Angie & Ari! Your retreat leaders welcome you to this week long experience in paradise. Janalyn and Angie will be your yoga and movement teachers, guiding you through various classes in yoga, meditation, breathwork and sound healing. Ari is your retreat host, she will hosting workshops in self-care and helping coordinate all your favorite experiences whether it be surfing the crystal warm waters, taking a boat trip to the famous Marieta islands, participating in a local latin dance class or trying out an authentic Mexican cooking course- this retreat is all about giving your body, soul and spirit whatever it needs…and we are honored to help make this happen for YOU.  

 

Janalyn Rose, Yoga Instructor, Retreat Leader

Janalyn Rose has made it her life’s work to be a constant student and teacher of the ocean, the arts and yogic practice. Working as a lifeguard for 13 years, Janalyn fell in love with surfing and now offers a unique surf coaching experience incorporating oceanography and elements of surf therapy. Beginning her journey with Yoga as a result of injury, Janalyn has been teaching yoga for over 15 years specializing in yoga therapy and cultivating joy. A daughter of two Kodak lifers, Janalyn is passionate about capturing her ocean and yoga students as they are learning and evolving – as a photographer/videographer she strives to bring out confidence and ease in all of her subjects. Sayulita has been home for five years inspiring and bringing all of these passions under one umbrella – Sayulita Gold.

Angie Hanchett, Registered Nurse, Yoga Instructor & Retreat Leader

Her passion for yoga began in the Bikram Yoga classroom 15 years ago. She has completed extensive workshops and participated in Bishnu Charan Gosh yoga cups. Her teaching certification is from Soma Yoga Institute and derives alignment concepts from the Anusara tradition. Angie strives to offer a well rounded practice that satisfies athletic cravings, mystical curiosities, and safe postural alignment in the body. Her personal yoga practice is the sacred cornerstone to her career as an emergency room nurse. She lives for ocean activities and started her passion for public safety with the San Diego Lifeguards. She loves teaching CPR/First Aid and learning about the cultural perspectives of healthcare in global settings. Her personal mission is to inspire wellness by empowering people with healthcare education. She is currently on a sabbatical sailing a 30 foot sailboat with her boyfriend in Baja California.

Ari Rasori, RN, FNP. Retreat Host & Coordinator 

Ari is a nurse practitioner passionate about holistic and international health. She is dedicated to creating programs and courses that integrate health education and personal empowerment while sharing her love for adventure and travel. She has traveled extensively on six continents over the past 32 years, participated in several international health projects and guided on various international medical trips. She enjoys teaching wellness workshops, global health and wilderness medicine skills courses. She is the owner/director of  MedTreks International, an adventure travel company that provides medical education experiences for health professionals.  She is a certified yoga and pilates instructor and enjoys sharing her passion for health, movement & physical fitness. Ari Rasori is currently a nurse practitioner in the Emergency Department in Southern Oregon. She loves her job working with a wide spectrum of patients, but when she is not working or traveling, she enjoys hiking, skiing, camping, yoga, rafting, biking and spending time with friends in the outdoors.