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Meet Anamaya’s Head Chef, Jeffery Esposito
September 22nd, 2015 by Millie Ross
Watch the video below to learn more about the inspiration behind Anamaya's cuisine. Jeffery Esposito joined us six months ago and has made leaps and bounds in improving the quality and availability of organic, farm to table ingredients. His solid experience in Michelin star restaurants, with his own businesses combined with his passion for new world cuisine gives the guests... [read more]

Practicing in paradise: Exploring the difference between Yoga in the City & the tropics
September 20th, 2015 by Millie Ross
From the concrete jungle to actual jungle, journey to the tropics for true transformation. In the past decade, yoga has become an increasingly Westernized form of physical exercise. The mind body spiritual integration of the practice, holistic health benefits and tranquility that yogis benefit from are just the tip of the iceberg. You don’t have to look hard to find... [read more]

Anamaya welcomes Chef Jeffery Wayne Esposito
September 20th, 2015 by Millie Ross
Jeffery Esposito was raised in Florida. After working his way up the ranks of local kitchens in Gainsville, Florida he took charge of Emiliano’s Café, under executive Chef Ali de Paz with chef Joe Ramos. He later worked with Michelin Star Chef John Tennick and Chef Phil Robertson all becoming major influences in Jeff’s culinary journey. Eventually Jeffery reunited with... [read more]

Yoga Retreats with Adam Bolton
May 4th, 2015 by Kelsey
Anamaya's New Yoga Deck   DATES:  Dec 12 - 19, 2015 PRICE:  For our base rates please see Rates & Reservations for our weekly yoga retreats. PACKAGES:  We have four packages available. Try Yoga & Surfing, Yoga & Rejuvenation, Yoga & Adventure, or Pure Yoga. For more details see Anamaya Retreat Packages (ARP's). WORKSHOPS:  There will be a very special Yoga Nidra Workshop available... [read more]

The Vajrasana Pose: the Lightning Bolt
September 3rd, 2014 by Linda Green
The Lightning Bolt is a yoga pose that will greatly benefit your ankles, which are normally somewhat ignored. Having stiff or sore ankles can be disastrous if they are not loosened up, because of the risk of injuries. Having stiff ankles can also greatly affect your levels or performance when it comes to running or other athletics, which is why... [read more]

The Beauty of Chanting: Day 9
May 11th, 2014 by Tiffany Savion
10325125_10152539228054497_1733908548336096180_n "The meditative practice of calling to the divine through call and response chanting creates a bridge between the individual and the eternal, opening the heart and welcoming the spirit. By singing these prayers we unite our voices and join in a stream of consciousness and devotion that has been flowing for centuries." Janet Stone Banyan would often start class with a... [read more]

A Vacation From Vaction- Day 7
May 9th, 2014 by Tiffany Savion
10359258_10152562320129497_4717303770477343931_n Of course we needed a break after 5 straight days of gentle shock to the system. Think about how many important elements of our lives have been changed for the better. Crazy clean eating, no drinking alcohol, no "sharing energy" short for no one's getting laid for 30 days, lots of meditation, 2 hours minimum of yoga practice a day,... [read more]

Red Lored Parrot
October 7th, 2013 by Anamaya Resort
Biology The Red-lored Parrot also known as Primrose-cheeked Amazon or "loro cariamarillo" is endemic to the tropical regions of the Americas, from eastern Mexico south to Ecuador. A disjunct population exists in central Brazil, where it occurs in humid green to semi-deciduous forests up to 1,100 m altitude. Not originally known to belong to El Salvador, a pair who probably... [read more]

October 7th, 2013 by Anamaya Resort
Biology Jaguarundi can be found from northern Argentina to the south-western part of the United States. Their primary habitat lowlands, but they can be also be spotted high as 10,000ft. They seem to prefer regions enclosed with low or undersized shrubs or trees, close to water bodies, than dense and large areas of wet jungles. In contrast most other cats... [read more]

Aerial Silks & Acrobatics with Christine Van Loo
September 14th, 2013 by Kelsey
Christine Van Loo DATES:  Feb 22 - March 1, 2014. Workshop begins at 4:00pm on Saturday Feb 22nd, and ends with a morning class of Feb 28. There will be an Aerial Workshop Performance by the students on Thursday night and likely a Circus Performance for all the guests on Friday night. Please book your travel arrangements with this schedule in mind. PRICE:... [read more]

Retreat Culture: A Growing Trend
September 3rd, 2010 by Kelsey
Retreat-group-massage Vacation time spent at a luxurious retreat is a growing trend. People are looking for something unique - something that will change their quality of life. The various retreats at Anamaya are designed to allow you to experience something you've never experienced before and to shed your skin from the chaos of life. The focus at our retreats is your... [read more]