March 16-23, 2019 – Yogis with A Soul Purpose
Mindful Vinyasa + Sacred Self-Care with Christine Chen & Von Love

 

Join Christine Chen & Von Love at Present Moment Retreat to heal your body, mind and soul during a beach getaway, featuring twice-daily asana and healing workshops.
You’ll have plenty of time to craft your own vacation too: tropical excursions, spa treatments, beach time, a Sweat Lodge, and of course delicious food and company. We plan to release baby turtles into the ocean – new beginnings for all!

What yogis shared about last year’s retreat:
“Not to be all woo woo but it did change my life!”
“Thank you so much Von and Christine for pouring your heart and soul into this experience!”
“Always felt safe trying new things!”
“Everyone got along, and it was a wonderful group of people.”
“The food was extraordinary, incredible, and delicious.”

YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES

NOT INCLUDED: airfare, excursions & watersports, massage/spa treatments, sweat lodge experience with Shaman (temescal), alcohol

​​HERE’S A PEEK AT OUR WEEK…

A DAY IN THE GETAWAY LIFE

7am – Coffee, tea, granola, yogurt & fruit
8am – Morning Practice or Workshop
10am – Breakfast
11am – Free time
1pm – Lunch
2pm – Free time
5pm – Evening Practice or Workshop
7pm – Sunset Cocktail / Free time
7:30pm – Dinner
8:30pm – Free time or other activity

SESSION SAMPLES

• Flow (athletic and slow options)
• Beach Yoga
• Thai Massage Techniques
• Ayurveda Mini-Spa + Essential Oils
• First Steps to Flight

OUR HOME

Our eleven private bungalows are the perfect antidote to the chaos of everyday. Each unique bungalow is dedicated to a value we hold in high regard. Authenticity was imperative in the construction of every inch of Present Moment. Thus, all bungalows have an indigenous palapa thatched roof, hand-crafted in the Mexican tradition. From the moment you enter the gates of our boutique village you are greeted by luscious gardens and spectacular views that will follow you throughout your stay and long after your retreat is over.

With an attentive staff to take care of every detail, so all you have to do is relax, your indulgence features fresh cut flowers, daily maid service and fantastic meals. Whether enjoying a spa treatment, relaxing by the pool or finding peace by the fire pit, this sanctuary finds a perfect blend of nature and luxury. A beautiful setting for the ultimate wellness experience.

YOUR BOUTIQUE BUNGALOW

A spacious private bungalow with a view of the garden, yoga pavilion and stunning pacific rivera awaits you. Surrounded by nature, quiet and the sound of the ocean  will be the perfect setting for your restoration.

Bungalow Amenities include: luxurious 400 count sheets, pillow top queen bed, ocean stone rain shower, private deck with antique & fine art appointments, private decks, easy access or views of the sea, wireless internet, and antiques and art as decor. All rooms have personal meditation gardens (except for Peace, Serenity, and Joy rooms).
Property Amenities include: Restaurant, Pool, Jacuzzi, Meditation Garden, Alfresco Silent Reading Room, Boutique Store, Private Beach.

 

ROOMS + RATES​

**Early bird discount before 11.30.2018 – $100 off

Harmony – available

US $2000 per person – 3 yogis
Beds: 1 Queen, 2 Full
Private deck + Open air
View: gardens, pool, yoga pavillion, Pacific ocean

Unity – available

US $2000 per person, 3 yogis
Beds: 1 Queen, 2 Full
Private deck + Open air
View: through the courtyard to the Pacific ocean

Joy – BOOKED

2-4 yogis
Beds: 2 Queen
Private deck + Open air
Second floor deck with full ocean view

Compassion – BOOKED

US $2900 solo or US $2200 per person double
Beds: 1 Queen OR 2 Twin
Private deck + Open air
View: Pacific ocean, 30 second walk to the beach

Renewal – BOOKED

US $2900 solo or US $2200 per person double
Beds: 1 Queen OR 2 Twin
Private deck + Open air
View: seaside garden

Intuition – BOOKED

US $2900 solo or US $2200 per person double
Bed: 1 Queen
Private deck + Open air
View: more of the room is enclosed for private immersion

Wisdom – BOOKED

US $2900 solo or $2200 per person double
Bed: 1 Queen
Private deck + Open air
View: more private, closest to the sea

Tranquility – BOOKED

US $2900 solo or US $2200 per person double
Beds: 1 Queen OR 2 Twin
Private deck + Open air
View: Asian Antiques and Mexican Art

Serenity – available

US $3000 solo or US $2300 per person double
Beds: 1 Queen OR 2 Twin
AC + Fully enclosed
View: 360 degree view

Peace – BOOKED

US $2900 solo or US $2200 per person double
Beds: 1 Queen OR 2 Twin
AC + Private deck + Fully enclosed
View: mountain & beach, closest to common areas

Bliss – BOOKED

US $2900 solo or US $2200 per person double
Beds: 1 Queen OR 2 Twin | Private deck + Open air
View: garden view, 30 seconds from beach

ABOUT CHRISTINE & VON

Christine and Von share a love for yoga and healing. Both are advocates of Eastern-Western healing modalities, integrating their knowledge of anatomy, Ayurveda, massage, and more into their yoga offerings.

Von encourages his students to listen to their bodies. As a Thai massage therapist and shaman-in-the-making, he has worked with Madonna’s dancers, the Joffrey Ballet, Broadway performers, and pro athletes. He teaches yoga at NY Sports Club, NY Health & Racquet, and NY Loves Yoga on the Upper West Side. > Learn More

Christine guides yogis to explore how to bring yoga on the mat into everyday life with practical interpretations of ancient philosophy and practices for wellbeing. She’s a lead trainer for acclaimed Breathe for Change and a senior teacher of Lotus Flow via Laughing Lotus NY/SF.. Christine is the author of Amazon best-seller Happy-Go-Yoga. > Learn More

​​HOW TO BOOK YOUR SPOT
*Please for this group retreat only book through Christine and Von!

1. Shop for your room.
All rooms are pretty awesome, and the walk between the beach and the pool and the food is pretty easy, so you really can’t go wrong! Note: double and triple occupancy rooms require the full deposit for all occupants. If you’re traveling solo and want to share a room, email Von and we can try to match you with someone – no guarantees, though!

2. Pay your deposit(s) – $400 before Nov. 30, 2018 or $500 after
• Venmo: ChristineChenYoga or check, by request
• Email Christine your room choice
Important:
• All parties must submit deposits to reserve the room.
• Triple occupancy rooms require three deposits/payments regardless of whether there are 2 or 3 yogis.
• All other rooms are one person at solo rate or two people at double occupancy rate.

3. Go get a good flight to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
• Airport code is ZIH
• Airport transfers are included, but don’t worry about that for now

So You’re Coming? Awesome!
Important stuff to know…​
​• PAY the remaining balance of your retreat, in full, by January 3, 2019
• BOOK your flights in and out of IXTAPA

If you must cancel…
• Before November 30, 2018: Full deposit refund (minus 3% fee)
• Before January 3, 2019: 50% Deposit refund (minus 3% fee of full deposit)
• No refunds after January 3, 2019

 

​YOUR PLACE IN PARADISE AWAITS


​FIND BALANCE. FIND POWER.