Om Shanti Forest
LIVING CONSCIOUSLY IN NATURE
Yoga | Meditation | Coaching | Eco-Glamping Site
OUR MISSION IS TO SERVE YOU
OmShanti Forest is our "NEW VENUE" and has been created with the mision of helping people to improve their physical, mental & spiritual health
A Itinerant Yoga Community
MAZUNTE, MÉXICO 2012-2017
Everything started in 2012, after a very strong hurricane, that hit hard the South Pacific Mexican Coast.
We saw the opportunity to create something from ashes and we did it.
We called Comunidad OmShanti to our new home
+ 450 Yoga Teachers graduated from our Training
+10,000 Yoga Retreats & Daily Yoga Classes
+50,000 Served Vegetarian Menus
BARCELONA, ESPAÑA 2017-2022
In 2017, we took the wise decision to expand our Yoga Community to the Europan Continent, specifically in Barcelona (Spain).
From day 1, was a complete success, people from All over the world, came to become part of OmShanti Community.
+400 graduate from our Yoga Teacher Training YTTC 200hrs
+5,000 students from our Yoga Reterats & Daily Classes
+20,000 menus vegetarianos servidos
This was a life-changing experience, which expanded our teachings, hearts & life context.
VALLE DE BRAVO, MÉXICO 2022
Our "NEW VENTURE" seems to be a relatively new project, but it is not, as we had been planning it for over 12 years.
For a long time, we recognized the beauty and power of this Natural Reserve (Valle de Bravo), which is an idyllic place for all our visitors to dive deep into themselves
Its natural design makes it one of a kind, we had respected the forest with eco-building and using local resources
If you are searching for peace, energy, and nature, while you share with amazing people, OmShanti Forest is your place.
THE 5 REASONS
WE MAKE AN UNFORGETABLE
Valle de Bravo and arounds are the perfect environment to support the process of healing and self-knowldege while you have the chance to go out.
This area is known by its beautiful hikkings and plenty excursions ( Butterfly Sancturay, The Whit Volcano, etc).
Also by its many extreme sports ( paraglading, rock climbing, mountain bike, jet sky, fast boats and so on).
ECO HOUSING DESIGN
In conclusion, it is the perfect place to retreat yourself, to regain some energy, especially to have the time and the support to go inside and to discover who you really are.
HEALTHY 100% VEGGIE FOOD
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for ( frutarian, lacto-ovo vegeterian, lactose free, gluten free, raw food, juice fasting and more).
EXPERIENCED YOGA TEACHERS
The main quality of our teachers is humbleness. As we teach we also keep learning and preparing ourselves to give the best we can.
We have been living the yoga lifestyle for many years and sharing what we love with thousands of people
MULTI LEVEL CLASSES
This is one of our main qualities, to serve all types of people and yoga practitioners of all levels.
For this reason we keep limited groups to 8 people, in that way we can provide personalized coaching to each of our beautiful visitors, to help them to achive what they are looking for.
The Classes are of all type, from traditinal Hatha Yoga, To Meditation and relaxation techniques.
Not to forget Pranayama (Breathing techniques) and so many other activities which provides physical and mental well-being.
Sanga "Association" with possitive people, is one of the most important Yoga Precepts.
You will make lasting friendships with like-minded people who also love expressing themselves through music, dance, singing but specially connecting with each other, something that we really need.
THE UPCOMING EVENTS
365 DAYS A YEAR
The speciallity of the house !!
Since 2012 we are organizing yoga & meditation retreats around the world, which helps people to gain back their phsycial and mental health.
By the way is all year long, non stop and full hearted.
Daily Practice, sorrounded by nature and lookalike people will help you to go deeper into your self and find what you had been looking for.
YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
To become a Certified Yoga Teacher by Yoga Alliance takes 200 hrs of commited Yoga & Meditation practice.
This is exactly what we offer in an enviroment that has been previously designed for the unique porpose of helping you to become a Certified Yoga Teacher, ready to serve, teach and make a successfull career.
At the end of the 30 day Training, you will confidently practice and teach yoga at any place in the world
RETREAT FOR WOMEN
An experience that you should Live, at least one time during your Life.
Silence is one of the best Masters we can find, which will show us plenty about ourselves and others.
But let me tell you, wont be easy, as silents is something new for us, as we love to talk and to be out in the world.
Please dont take me wrong, to be outside is not wrong, but with excess, it is, so welcome silence in your life.
COME TO MEET THE REAL STARS
I visited OmShanti 2 times, coming from USA.
People and service is done with Love.
SALMA -NEW YORK
Im very gratefull to have the opportunity to become Yoga Teacher at OmShanti. All the teachers live a Yogic Life.
I was kind of lost but when i arrived to the community i felt great. It was a life changing experience Tatiana-Galicia.
I learned about Yoga and how to apply it to my daily life. Teaching from the hearth.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Are Your Yoga Retreats for everyone?A: Our Retreats are for anyone who wants to improve their Yoga practice but specially their quality of life. Is perfect for beginners to advanced practitioners. You don’t need to have years of previous experience - just a desire to learn and transform your life.
Q: How long should I stay on the course?A: Our recommendation is to stay a minimum of 3 nights/2 days, in order to get a real taste of the Yoga & Meditation Benefits, while you enjoy the amazing nature around.
Q: Are you registered with Yoga Alliance?A: Yes we are RYS 200 hrs and you can see our profile on their website.
Q: Will I be able to practice yoga by myself after the retreat?A: Yes! you will. We are really focused on making your experience beyond the time you spend with us. You will take many tools and techniques to be practiced daily at home. Remember Rome wasn´t made in 1 weekend.
Q: Are the instructors experienced?A: All of our instructors have dedicated their whole lifes into yoga for many years, and they are passionate to share its benefits with everyone truly interested. You couldn't be in better hands.
Q: How much time is required per day?A: All the classes, trainings and activities are 100% optional, which means if you want to join or skip is perfectly ok. Nevertheless we have a pretty active itinerary, which you will love: 07:30 - 08:00 Daily meditation and breathing practice 08:00 - 09:30 Daily yoga practice 09:30 Full breakfast 12:00 - 13:30 Free time to discover the beautiful surroundings ** hiking time** 13:30 Vegetarian lunch, eat all you want 13:30 - 17:30 Free time (reading, relaxing, and having a siesta) 17:30 - 19:30 Evening workshops (asana, pranayama, mudras, bandhas, meditation, philosophy, nutrition, massages, walks in nature, singing circle, and bhajans) 20:00 Vegetarian and vegan dinner, eat all you want 21:00 - 21:30 Silent sitting meditation 23:00 - 08:00 Silence in the community
Q: Will I have access to the teachers after completition?A: Yes! You have access to the coaching team forever! As we we really want to create deep, long term relationships. Therefore if you need any support or guidence from our side, you are more than welcome.