Align Yourself in the Land of the Mayans

Event Highlights

  • Iyengar Yoga
  • Certified Instructors
  • Eco-Resort
  • Two excursions included
  • Luxury accommodations
  • Breakfast provided in your room
  • Bilingual teachers Spanish and English


Tea Coffee and bread served early morning in your room
2.5 hour dynamic yoga asana class
Free time
2 hour restorative or pranayama class

Each class includes a philosophical theme with introspective activities to connect the discoveries on the mat directly with changes you want to make in your life and practice.

About This Event

Take time  to regain vitality, energy and connection to yourself.

Regain inner strength and stability. 

Refresh your mind and body.

White sand beaches and pink flamingos are the backdrop to your yoga adventure. Discover natural beauty and learn about Mayan culture.  Go deeper into your yoga practice guided by two qualified Iyengar yoga instructors and deepen your connection to yourself. Discover more movement and freedom, more strength and stability under the expert guidance of two teachers. XIXIM is  space of peace; a place to find your balance again; to discover harmony with nature, a place to re-discover yourself. 

You will enjoy yoga classes, time to reflect, and integrate your learning, beach bonfires and excursions to see flamingos plus more. 

JEN KAGAN and ROSA SANTANA join together to lead on this journey. Together, we will  support you to uncover your hidden strength and move deeply into that quiet space deep inside to align with your truth.

"I didn't know what to expect and it was wonderful experience for a (contact info blocked) group is fantastic and I got to love them as I got to know them." ​ "For me it was perfect everything was such a wonderful experience for introducing me to yoga and people really are wonderful. I'll do it again without hestitation." ​ "The resort is very elegant. Outstanding service! Traveling here was well organized and easy. The yoga instruction was very well planned and good and clear teaching and instruction. I appreciate the asana adjustments to fit my body and needs. " ​

Venue Highlights

Beachfront Eco Resort

Gourmet menu with local delicacies "We believe that the uniqueness and quality of our meals and beverages is a result of the attitude of excellence in our services. Our dishes are creations of the “Slow food” movement that gives the ingredients the perfect timing for their preparation and the chef the ideal time for inspiration.Menus are composed of gastronomic fusions of such cuisines as Mayan, regional Yucatecan, classic Mexican, and international — achieving textures and blending the flavors and aromas of fine spices from our garden."

Fresh Juice bar
Fully equipped yoga palapa


15 bungalow suites with mayan technology palapas, open and unique spaces, 66 square meters of luxuy and comfort, with a spectacular terrace with more than 15 m2, fascinating ocean views, amenities and luxury hotel services.

Suites do not have TV because while you´re at Xixim, we want you to disconnect from civilization and connect with nature. If you wish to watch a TV program or a movie from our video library, you can do it at “El Santuario” bar.


  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free


The nearest airport is Merida. Included in registration is one shuttle pick up and drop off at the Merida airport 1 hour away.
You can fly direct or take a very short connection from Mexico City or Celestun. If you want to tour the nearby area you could rent a car at Cancun and drive to Celestun which is about 6 hours away.

Tags: iyengar mexico yoga

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