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Taoflow Yoga and Indian Dance Retreat at Xinalani Resort, Mexico

Relax, revitalize and have fun while practicing Taoflow Yoga and Odissi Dance in paradise! Treat yourself to a transformative week of movement, meditation and self-rejuvenation.

Nestled in a secluded spot on the pacific coast of Mexico where the jungle meets the sea, Xinalani Resort offers beachfront eco-chic cabanas, healthy organic meals made with fresh and local ingredients, and stunning views the Pacific Ocean from your terrace. When you are not practicing yoga or dance, there will be many opportunities for jungle hikes, rappelling down waterfalls, swimming with wild dolphins, surfing, zip lining, or simply relaxing on the beach, or in your hammock, with a glass of fresh fruit juice or a margarita.


Xinalani Retreat
Average: 4.5 of 5 stars

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Playa Xinalani, Puerto Vallarta Jalisco, MX 48399

Type of Event

  • Retreat



Dec 6 to
Dec 14
21:00 pmto05:00 am

With Revtial Carroll & Cain Carroll
December 7 – 14, 2013
Xinalani Eco Resort, Mexico

Daily Schedule:
8:30 am – Breakfast
9:30 – 11:30 am – Dance fundamentals and conditioning
1:00 – 4 pm – Lunch and Free Time
4:00 – 5:30 pm – Dance choreography, expression, mudras, etc.
5:30 – 7:00 pm – Taoflow Yoga
7:00 pm – Dinner

Several evening programs, such as bonfire, tamazcal (native sauna), and dance party will also be offered. On Wednesday we will have only one early morning class to allow one free day for excursions.

*Rates per person (includes 7 nights lodging with 3 meals per day and all classes and group activities):

Small Palapa – $1350
Deluxe Rooms – Double $1745 | Single – $2,200
Petite Suites – Double $1850 | Single $2450
Eco-Chic Suites – Double $1950 | Single $2750

*Room choices are based on availability. Sign up early to reserve your preferred accommodation. For accommodation details visit: Xinalani, Yoga Retreat in Mexico



Full Description

Taoflow Yoga is a unique fusion of yoga and qigong (chi gong) with a strong emphasis in inner energy cultivation, self-healing and meditative breathing. The practice utilizes natural alignment, fluid movement and stabilizing postures to rejuvenate the internal organs, nourish the joints, tendons and ligaments, and increase overall vitality. You’ll be amazed at how good you feel!

Odissi is a form of Classical Indian Dance characterized by the ecstatic expression of grace and power. The dance unifies feminine and masculine energies through fluid movement and rhythmic footwork. Odissi is both traditional and devotional in its essence, drawing upon rich influences such as acrobatics, yoga, martial arts, classical dance, and temple dances of East India.

No previous training or experience required. Students of all levels of physical fitness are welcome.

About the teachers:
Revital Carroll is an internationally acclaimed performer and teacher. Intensive studies of yoga and meditation in the Himalayas led her to discover her passion for Odissi Classical Indian Dance, where she finds the sensual and the spiritual expressing as one. She is the co-author of Mudras of India: A Comprehensive Guide to the Hand Gestures of Yoga and Indian Dance, Mudras of Indian Dance (52 Card Deck available late 2013 with Singing Dragon), and the creator of three instructional DVDs: Temple Goddess Workout, and Odissi Dance Vol. I & II. Revital draws her inspiration from the elements of nature, the wisdom of her own body, and the rich spiritual heritage of ancient India. Her teachings are guided by a sweet devotion to life, and her classes weave together intensity, surrender and joyful play. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, daughter and two cats.
Cain Carroll is a pioneering teacher, speaker and author in the field of self-healing and embodied spirituality. Drawing upon 20 years of formal training in meditation, yoga, qigong and natural medicine, he has developed a unique method of self-cultivation called Taoflow Yoga. He is co-author of the books Partner Yoga and Mudras of India, and creator of Mudras of Yoga (72 Card Deck available late 2013 with Singing Dragon) as well as three instructional DVDs: Pain-Free Joints, Heal Neck & Shoulder Pain, and Digestive Power. To learn more about Cain, visit

This will be a great time of sharing the depth and joy of our practice. I hope you can join us!