Xinalani Mexico Recalibrate Your Life Yoga Retreat March 28-April 4, 2015

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DETAILS YOU SHOULD KNOW:

ABOUT XINALANI RETREAT CENTER (www.xinalaniretreat.com)
It is an eco-chic spa hotel, hidden on a pristine beach surrounded by a luxuriant jungle on the south shore of Banderas Bay, near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Conceived as a tropical haven to host group wellness retreats. It is a private, all suites hotel where each guest can feel the intimate closeness to the natural elements, and receive a well-deserved personal attention. The name Xinalani comes from the Nahuatl Xinalani that means seed. It is pronounced shee-nah-lah-nee. It embodies the vision of transformation from the experiences and teachings from our past into the great potential of our future.

Living Xinalani

We have chosen for this retreat to stay at a one of its kind eco-resort named Xinalani because we fully believe Xinalani supports our guests on their search for mind-body balance better allows us to facilitate the setting of intentions so each person leaves more focused and open hearted to realize their full human potential. The name Xinalani comes from the Nauatl Xinaloani that means «seed». It is pronounced shee-nah-lah-nee. It embodies the shared vision that this world could be better if everybody planted and grew a seed inside themselves and let love blossom around it. We look forward to your registration! You are in excellent hands!

Low Impact Living
All guests accomodations have low consumption lights (LEDS) and are equipped with two outlets to reload cell phones and camera batteries. Our construction method was extremely organic. No concrete, no land modification. We never cut a single tree and hardly pruned any branches. We promote an intelligent use of resources. All guests are provided with high-end eco-friendly soaps and shampoo. Toilets are low-flow, and all water is recycled and used to irrigate our gardens. We use natural and biodegradable cleaning products, we recycle and compost wherever possible in an attempt to minimize our environmental impact.

Yoga Studio

Come and enjoy our unique 1,302 sq ft yoga deck set uphill amidst the deep jungle vegetation. It can comfortably hold up to 40 students. With a panoramic view to the jungle and ocean you’ll feel your practice inspired! And enjoy a HOT YOGA studio, heated just like you like it at your home studio.  We’ll use both!

Spa An array of treatments, massages and facials will help you relax, detox, heal, and reach a greater sense of mind- body balance through your stay.

Healthy Natural Cuisine

Xinalani cuisine is gourmet vegetarian and may or may not include fresh fish and seafood. The chef is well versed into principles of raw food, ayurveda cuisine and macrobiotics if you need special adaptations.

SAMPLE MENU AND RECIPES

Tortilla soup
2 oz olive iol
1 # tortillas
½ dice onion
4 0z tomatoe pure
2 qt wáter or vegetable stock
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp cumin
Take 3 tortillas and cut in strips and fry for garnish.
In pot put heat the oil and add the onions till caramelize stir in the rest of the tortillas and cook till a crust form in the bottom of the pot.
Add the pure and stir for 30 secons and add water, bring to a boil season with salt,pepper and cumin simmer for 5 minutes
Blend and serve hot
Garnish with cilantro avocado and the tortilla strips

Cactus dressing
2 cup cactus life
1 cup olive oil
2 oz apple cider
3 oz water
2 oz cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste
Blend all the ingredients well

Tomatillo salsa
1 # green tomatillos
1 medium onion
2 garlic cloves
1 cerrano chili
Salt and pepper to taste
1 oz canola oil
On a pan cook all the ingredients till tender and blend put salt and pepper to taste



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