Present Moment Retreat - Troncones, Guerrero, 40880, Mexico
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Writing Contest

When Present Moment guests are not in a wellness class, receiving a massage, or sharing stories in our restaurant, they are often journaling and writing.  To honor this beautiful form of artistic expression we are creating a forum to share your writings in our first ever Writing Contest.  The winner will receive a FOUR NIGHT STAY FOR TWO at Present Moment Retreat.  

Contest Rules

  • Writings should convey an inspirational story from your own life experience
  • This contest is open to everyone
  • Entries are to be written in English
  • Each entry can be no longer than 1000 words (approximately 1 1/2 single spaced pages)
  • Submit all writings to by August 14th
  • We will post the writings on CJ Ananda's blog (
  • A three person panel will read the entries and declare a winner by August 15th
  • Only one entry per person is allowed

Prize Details

The contest winner will recieve a four night A La Carte package for two at Present Moment Retreat for any dates between April 1st and November 30th.  The prize must be used on or before November 30th, 2013


If you have any questions, please contact

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Present Moment Retreat
Yoga Retreat & Spa Resort, Playa Troncones
Troncones, Guerrero, 40880, Mexico
Call: US (828) 318-3950 | MX 52 (755) 103-0011


Present Moment Retreat: Mexico’s finest Yoga retreat and Oceanfront boutique hotel

Our exclusive oceanfront boutique hotel and yoga retreat is situated on a quiet, serene beach in Troncones, thirty minutes up the coast from Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Restore in a gorgeous setting with wellness classes, yoga by the sea, meditation, qigong, dance classes and more. Rejuvenate with our offerings of spa treatments and healing arts. Dine on healthy gourmet cuisine. Take in the local adventures such as sunset horseback riding, eco tours, waterfall hiking, kayaking, surf-yoga excursions, surf lessons, shopping in our boutique, exploring the village and much more. Our beautifully-designed accommodations and loving staff have pleased even the most discerning guests, and are ready to delight you.