Yoga has become increasingly popular in Mexico, and it's easy to see why. With its ancient roots in the Mayan culture, the country is a perfect destination for a yoga vacation. From the lush jungles of Puerto Morelos to the remote Punta de Mita, there are plenty of places to deepen and expand your practice. Whether you're looking for a luxury beach vacation or a wellness-focused retreat, Mexico has something for everyone.
The popularity of yoga in Mexico can be attributed to several factors. For one, the ancient Mayans may have had their own form of yoga, which could explain why it has become so popular in modern times. Additionally, Mexico is home to many different cultures and traditions, making it an ideal destination for those looking to explore different forms of yoga. One of the most popular regions to visit in Mexico is Los Cabos, where you can find the Finding the Self Retreat.
This retreat offers an opportunity to explore meditation and yoga, with different instructors teaching various styles such as Hatha and Yin yoga. Additionally, you'll receive two yoga classes per day, three delicious meals, a guided jungle walk and a surf or stand-up paddle surf lesson. If you're looking for a more luxurious experience, Xinalani is one of the most sought-after retreats and yoga complexes in western Mexico. Located in the jungle, this wellness center offers many yoga retreats throughout the year.
Alternatively, Punta de Mita is a smaller destination located on a remote strip of land that looks like a secret conclave for yogis. For those looking for something more flexible than a retreat, Puerto Vallarta is an excellent option. Here you can stay in an open-concept jungle villa with all the staff, surrounded by lush vegetation. It's like staying in a luxurious treehouse!Finally, if you're looking for something more personalized and private, María offers retreats on the beautiful island of Cozumel through her yoga retreat company Quiet Transformation.
This retreat focuses on empowering individuals through yoga, Pilates, meditation and breathing.Whether you're looking for a luxury beach vacation or a wellness-focused retreat, Mexico has something for everyone. With its ancient roots in the Mayan culture and its many different cultures and traditions, it's no wonder why yoga has become so popular in this country.