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 August 10, 2012

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Kimberly King - Executive Director

Hola 1015 San Pancho Readers!

So much going on in San Pancho. Last night at Plaza del Sol there was a very special performance by our local school children. Celebrate the Beat! The kids dancing was spectacular and the teachers did pretty good too!

The music festival starts this Friday night and ending on Sunday. Please take a look at the lineup for this year. Also Colectivo  will have their art showing at the Bodega 3 gallery. Entreamigos fundraiser the following weekend from Friday night Art walk and parade and festivities at Entreamigos all weekend long.
Whew, just to name a few, please read below for all other activities.
The weather is perfect with lows in the 60's and highs in the 80's. Now is the best time to visit San Pancho.

I look forward to bringing you all the happenings in our community, and share with you, the joy of living in San Pancho.


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Kimberly

 

  

 
 
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San Pancho Music Festival

 

YES... it's HERE!

The Music Festival organizers are now publishing the performance schedule for this year's Music Festival.  Please check the Music Festival website frequently for the latest information on scheduled artists and performance details: http://sanpanchomusicfestival.wordpress.com/

 

Remember, the Music Festival is free of charge, and it is mostly festival seating.  So bring your chairs and coolers to Plaza del Sol enjoy the evenings of wonderful music under the stars this Friday the 22nd through Sunday the 24th.

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SI ... Ya está aquí!
La organización del festival de música se publica ahora el calendario de actuaciones para el Festival de Música de este año. Por favor, consulte el sitio web Music Festival con frecuencia para obtener información actualizada sobre los artistas programados y detalles de rendimiento: http://sanpanchomusicfestival.wordpress.com/


Recuerde, el festival de música es gratis, y es en su mayoría de asientos festival. Así que traiga sus sillas y refrigeradores a la Plaza del Sol para disfrutar de las noches de música maravillosa bajo las estrellas esteviernes 22hasta el domingodía 24.

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Friday 2/22 
5pm - Folkloric Dancers 
5:45pm - Juan-Ted (rock-n-roll, blues, pop, guitar) 
6:30pm - Frida's Eyebrow (blues, folksy ballads) 
7:15pm - Pantera Fantasma 
8pm - Dave Fisher & the 8 O'Clock Band (folk, ballads, guitar) 
8:45pm - Los Bertos y Las Muses 
9:30pm - The Duvalin Band (classic rock, pop) 
10:20pm - Atrakadero (Latin ballads and Banda) 
 
Saturday 2/23 
5pm - Leonardo Trincabelli (Swedish hang) 
5:45pm - Joe Hadlock (jazz, pop, keyboards) 
6:30pm - Uiok and Friends (classic, new age, pop) 
7:15pm - Werther Ellerbrock (blues, pop, rock, guitar) 
8pm - Jeff Oster (smooth jazz, trumpet & fluglehorn) 
8:45pm - Steve O'Connor &Doug Robinson (jazz, keyboards) 
9:45pm - Banderas Bay Jazz Allstars (jazz) 

10:15pm - Jam Session

  • Jeff Oster, trumpet
  • Chas Eller, keyboards
  • Bryan Savage, alto sax
  • Steve York, bass
  • Werther Ellerbrock, electric guitar
  • Lazaro Poey, drums
  • Doug Robinson, melodica
  • Steve O'Connor, acoustic guitar 
Sunday 2/24 
5pm - to be announced 
6pm - Luna Rumba 
7pm - Tatewari (flamenco) 
7:45pm - Beto, Carlos, and Carlita (traditional ballads) 
8:15pm - Latcho & Andrea, The Blonde Gypsies (flamenco, gypsy boogaloo) 
9:15pm - Los Compas (Nortena music, Latin) 
10:30pm - Mariachi / folklorico 

For more information please click here http://sanpanchomusicfest.wordpress.com/ 

Article by Chris Parsons 

 Entreamigos

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Get your tickets for our
5th Annual Children´s Art Festival today!

 

The Fifth Annual Children's Art Festival and Auction will be held in San Pancho on Saturday, March 2nd at 6 p.m. This year, the focus is on object art, created by children and well-known artists from the region and the world. Object art is just that--objects like chairs and lamps decorated by the artists and children.

 

Everything about the evening will celebrate the theme "Gracias a la Vida", honoring the values children learn every day in the community center. There will be live music, dancing and amazing artists, taking turns to entertain in what has become one of the largest, most creative and fun charity events of the year!

 

Friday, March 1st will kick off the fundraiser with a cocktail hour, where live and silent auction spectacular items will be displayed. All guests on Friday night are invited to join our town's delightful Art Walk to see the children's circus parade and art display on the streets of San Pancho.

This year, we expect more than 400 people from all over the Bay of Banderas area to attend our benefit gala, so get your tickets before they sell out!

In collaboration with local hotels and guest houses, we are encouraging visitors to stay in town for the weekend. Please spread the word and invite et all your friends to this unique and magical event.

Tickets are 250 pesos (300 pesos the night of the event). Tickets include entrance to the event.  Food and Drinks will be available for purchase.

For more information, please contact entreamigos  at info@entreamigos.org.mx or call 311 258 4377.

 
Community Birdwatching Tour with Luis Morales.
Don´t miss our next community birdwatching tour with expert Luis Morales! This Saturday February 9th at 7AM. Prepare yourself to see multitudes of bird species that inhabit San Pancho´s estuary and jungle. A unique opportunity to watch wonderful birds in their natural habitat. Please bring comfortable clothes & walking shoes. The group will meet at entreamigos and leave from there.
$300p. Sign up at entreamigos today.

¡Adquiere hoy tus boletos para nuestro 5to Festival de Arte Infantil!

El Quinto Festival de Arte Infantil y Subasta se llevará a cabo en San Pancho el sábado 2 de marzo a las 6PM. Este año, el tema del festival es "Gracias a la vida" y niños de la localidad en colaboración con artistas de renombre de la región, la república y el mundo se dedicarán a crear piezas de arte objeto. El arte objeto consiste precisamente en eso- objetos de la vida diaria como una lámpara o una silla se transforman en arte al ser decorados por los artistas y los niños.

El evento girará en torno a los valores que los niños aprenden y viven día con día en el centro comunitario. Habrá música en vivo, baile, artistas y espectáculos presentándose  para amenizar el que se considera uno de los eventos de beneficencia más divertidos y creativos de la zona cada año! El costo de los boletos es de solo $250 pesos ($300 pesos la noche del evento).

El viernes 1º de Marzo, el festival arranca con una hora de coctel y exhibición de las espectaculares piezas de la subastas silenciosa y en vivo. Este día, los asistentes tendrán acceso exclusivo a la subasta silenciosa de increíbles regalos y serán invitados a disfrutar del arte de los niños a lo largo de las calles de San Pancho, en el conocido Art Walk.

Esperamos más de 400 personas de todo Bahía de Banderas para el evento, e invitamos a los asistentes a disfrutar del pueblo durante todo el fin de semana. En colaboración con hoteles, casas y comercios locales se ofrecerán tarifas especiales para quienes decidan quedarse en San Pancho a gozar de las noches de festival.


Para mayor información, contáctanos via email en 
 info@entreamigos.org.mx 
o llama al  
311 258 4377.  
Birding with Luis

Vallarta Bird Festival 
The Banderas Bay Region is home to over 300 species of different birds and will be the site this March 7, through 10 for the Puerto Vallarta International Birding Festival. The Festival is hosted by the Vallarta Bird Conservancy and will kick off on March 7 at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens. Four action packed days of birding and natures walks with expert guides in unique habitats will be sure to satisfy even the most advanced birders, and lectures from local and international authorities on many interesting bird and birding related topics will round out the festival. Don't forget your binoculars!
All participants require a one-time  Festival registration fee of $30 per person.   It will automatically be added to your order by shipping fee (registration fee).  Should you need additional registrations for your order, use the 'Add to cart' button next to Registration. This registration fee entitles you to entrance to the Vallarta Botanical Gardens for 4 days of the festival, Thursday early morning welcome and tour of the gardens, all festival lectures and guide book  " Birds of Puerto Vallarta" by Greg R. Homel.  This registration fee is mandatory for all participants whether you are attending Thursday tour and lectures or not. All other events at the Gardens (lectures excluded) are included with paid entrance to the Vallarta Botanical Gardens.
If you have already registered and paid your registration fee and wish to sign-up for additional tours, please contact puertovallartabirdfestival@gmail.com to receive a discount code so that you do not have to pay the registration fee again.
All Sunday Family events at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens are Free to children with Adult paid entry(60 pesos/5 USD) to the Vallarta Botanical Gardens.  Prior registration is required.   Make reservations by contacting  Claudia Lovera: puertovallartabirdfestival@gmail.com
 322 2938052 or Pauline Trachtenberg: US phone: 484 821 3736
Check in is at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens starting at 7:00 AM Thursday March 7.  When you arrive, there is a short check-in procedure to receive your festival registration package and to submit a signed waiver form (required of all festival participants).
We do not maintain any standby lists.  Cancellations in the online registration will release places for others.
Registration for tours may be done in-person at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens Festival table for Friday, Saturday and Sunday events.  There is limited space in each tour and they can fill up, so please keep that in mind.
If we cancel a Festival Bird Tour or workshop you will receive a full refund for that event. If you cancel an event by February 7th, you will receive a refund. If you cancel after February 7th, you will not receive a refund. Notify us of cancellation by letter or e-mail to puertovallartabirdfestival@gmail.com. We will refund your payment by paypal and deduct a 20 US cancellation fee.
During regular Vallarta Botanical Gardens hours, there will be vendors, displays, exhibitions, children's activities(Sunday only), gardens tours and talks(different from festival scheduled lectures).
Children under 12 not accepted.  Animals (Dogs) not allowed.  (Tours are meant for birding and thus quiet at ALL times).
Tours may require walking steep slopes and rough terrain or long distances.  Please be aware of each tours difficulty rating and your ability to do this.  We do not provide help as there are only guides giving the tours looking for birds.
 
Mobile: (52-1) 322 - 139 7242 
      Contacto con Luis Morales en:          birdingsanpancho@gmail.com  
Piel De Miel
*Mutual support will make us grow*...  "PIEL DE MIEL" is now offering its holistic space for Masseuses and/or Therapists who need to practice their sessions. Receptionist at your service, personalized client service, clean environment and healthy facilities are available. 
Visit us at calle América Latina #20 in San Francisco, Nayarit...our phone number is 311-2585059

*El apoyo mutuo nos hará crecer*...  "PIEL DE MIEL" ofrece a todos los masajistas y/o terapeutas que necesiten de un espacio para ofrecer sus servicios y utilizar nuestras instalaciones. Ofrecemos recepcionista, atención personalizada y un ambiente limpio y sano. 
Visítanos en calle América Latina #20 en San Francisco, Nayarit... nuestro teléfono es el 311-2585059

  Stop Smoking with Hypnotherapy

 

by: ROBERT CLEGG 
(certified hypnotherapist)

 

     TRANSFORM YOURSELF AND CHANGE YOUR WORLD

 

      What You Believe You Can                  Living In The Attitude Of Gratitude

 

Hypnotherapy help many smokers achieve their goal of quitting on a regular basis.  It is a well-known area of our work, and the results we produce are quite astounding, that's why so many ex-smokers suggest it to their friends and family members Deciding to become a smoker is not a decision that most people take logically.  It is an emotional decision taken at a subconscious level.  Therefore, any decision to stop needs to be taken at that same level.  Quite simply, this is why hypnosis is such a successful way to give up smoking cigarettes.  Many people considering stopping smoking feel that their true choice is being taken away from them.  The secret of hypnotherapy is that it gets people to use their imagination to create a non-smoking future.  This often feels very positive and empowering.  Stopping smoking becomes the positive and definite choice. 

 

Hypnotherapy uses guided relaxation and focused concentration to achieve a heightened state of awareness that is conducive for positive thought, feeling, and behavior changes.

 

The hypnotic state occurs by relaxing the physical body, the conscious mind becomes less engaged and the subconscious mind becomes alert which allows a person to be more open to perception, discussion, memory, and has a major increase in response to positive suggestion.

  

Smoking Cessation--Three session within a week period to stop smoking. For additional information and appointments: 
329-298-4034    322-120-2150


Call Piel de Miel at 
311 258 5059 
                                                    or click here for more information: Pieldemiel

Back From The Brink
Wintertime in the Riviera Nayarit is supposed to be a time of recuperation for Grupo Eco volunteers.  Nesting season is over and we get a few months to work on maintenance projects, planning the next season and fundraising.  But here it is mid-February and it feels like we are still working (almost) as hard as ever.  We still have about 1,200 Olive Ridley sea turtle eggs incubating in the beach nursery and we are doing hatchling releases several times a week.

Additionally we have the exciting news of six Leatherback nests which were laid on our beaches between November 28th and January 25th.  Leatherback sea turtles are critically endangered and extremely rare so we are very excited about these hatchlings!! All 6 nests are from the same female turtle. This species typically lays 4-10 nests-- 9 days apart, but they only nest about once every 5 years.   Two of the nests have hatched so far and the next one should hatch on February 25 or 26.  These nests are on remote beaches and the eggs cannot be moved, so to checking them requires a lot of time and a lot of  beach walking, but it is worth it when we finally see a healthy nest emerge.  Also the local fishermen have been reporting seeing a lot of Green Turtles in the ocean at night as they fish for squid.  Green Turtles do not nest in San Pancho, but it is nice to know they are out there and in good numbers.  All seven  species of sea turtles are endangered and it is illegal to hunt them but many of them are killed accidentally by nets, swallowing hooks, swallowing trash, getting hit by boats, or ....unaccidentally for meat.

For more information about the turtle program, visit our website: 
 http://www.project-tortuga.org/index.html
Or you can see our day to day work on Facebook at: San Pancho Turtles  https://www.facebook.com/pages/San-Pancho-Turtles 
   
 
O usted puede ver nuestro trabajo del día a día en Facebook en: San Pancho Tortugas 
San Pancho Spay and Neuter Clinic April 17-20, 2013
Lets give our loving support to the Spay and Neuter Clinic.
This is a community service and you can help by donations of money and volunteering your time.

You can contact Judith Anderson at Serendipity Gallery located on Tercer Mundo #25.
She will provide a sign up sheet for volunteers.

The FREE Spay and Neuter Clinic will take place on April 17-20th. The location will be at Club de la Tercera Edod, behind the park.

Please bring your cats and dogs; we all want San Pancho to have healthy, happy and loved animals rather than a starving overpopulation of wild dogs and cats. And its FREE!

Please contact Irma Curiel at 322-127-4627 cel or email Betty at sanpanchobetty@comcast.net 
La Patrona Polo Club


 Make reservations now!
 
311 258 4378 
 
Come and enjoy our fine Mexican Cuisine, 
Polo Matches, Equestrian Shows, Spanish Dressage    
Tailwind Jungle Yoga Retreats
Balance Yoga Mindful Energy Balancing Day Retreats at   
Tailwind Jungle Lodge, San Pancho, Nayarit  
February 24-28, 2013  

Day Retreat: 1 day $25/300 pesos,  3-5 days $20/day-250 pesos/day   
 includes daily session 9-11:30 am & notes for the day  
join us for a sack lunch on the deck (drinks provided)  
Optional afternoon activities of your choice - preregistration required  
Day 1: Base of Support  
 Grounding asanas, mindful walking, bandhas, stillness in activity  
 OPTIONAL ACTIVITY:  Foot care - private reflexology sessions with Ava  
Day 2: Opening the energy  
 Asanas for Sacral balancing & opening, energy channels,  
 breath & mind, pranayama  
 OPTIONAL ACTIVITY:  Kayak Tour with Jungle Judy  
Day 3: Moving from a calm, strong center  
 Asanas for Core strength & balance, reacting/responding,  
 mindful interaction, bare attention  
 OPTIONAL ACTIVITY:  Jungle walk, orchid farm tour, beach & mud baths  
Day 4: Opening the Spine  
 Asanas for spinal twists, integrating the pelvic region with the  
 neck/shoulder/head region  
 Intention & living one's practice  
 OPTIONAL ACTIVITY:  Petroglyphs Tour  
Day 5: Shoulder/throat/head integration  
 Asanas for balancing & opening the shoulders, throat & head  
 Right speech, calming the mind, sound mantra  
 Quieting the mind through meditation  
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY:  Stand up paddle board with Tamara  

PRE-REGISTER NOW!  
Banda Atrakadero
Banda is a traditional form of music that has flourished in Mexico for well over a century.  It seems that every Mexican town has one or more bandas which provide musical services for the many festivals, parades, rituals, and ceremonies that make up a big part of their rich culture.  Here in San Pancho we have Banda Atrakadero, a grass-roots collective of young musicians that have a wonderful story to be told.

Banda Atrakadero is a brass-based group of musicians comprised of local residents of San Pancho.  The group was formed in June 2009 when Isabel Cienfuegos Polanco was approached by her son who wanted to start a banda, or a band.  Since the traditional Mexican banda has a standard compliment of approximately 14 instruments, Isabel told her son that he would need many of his friends to make this happen.  The next day her son returned with 17 friends that ranged in ages from 12 to 18.  Isabel's nephew, an experienced banda teacher, agreed to help the boys form the group and practice.

With time, the boys became acquainted with the instruments they had to rent to practice on.  Isabel, who originates from a family in Zapotanito that is musically inclined, was nurturing the boys into a musical career.  She provided the boys her home and it's backyard as a venue to rehearse and learn new selections.  Eventually Isabel realized that rental costs were increasing, and she began holding fundraisers and sponsoring raffles to buy the individual instruments they needed: trumpets, trombones, alto horns, clarinets and others.  Knowing the importance of keeping the group motivated, and to insure they continued to progress well, she soon decided to fund many of the instruments herself.  Her Christmas bonus was used to buy the necessary instruments needed for each banda member to have their own piece.  

A  professional banda teacher from Mazatlan, Abraham Duran, soon began working with the boys.  He would drive to San Pancho each week to work with the boys for 3 days.  Through Abraham, they honed their skills and learned a broader range of banda music using Solfege syllables.  Abraham would introduce new songs written in Solfege.  Each member of the group would copy the syllables into their own notebook to learn.  These Solfege-based routines allowed the group to learn quickly.  It was only months later that they were ready to begin performing the first 5 songs they knew.  Banda Atrakadero was energized and in full bloom.

Today, Atrakadero proudly participates in the annual Music Festival as a much respected band that is often in demand in San Pancho and the local towns.  Isabel continues to manage the group and offer her residence as a venue for the band to rehearse.  Atrakadero has become an inspiration to many of the younger children in the village, who commonly gather around the backyard as the group practices.    She generously accepts those that want to join and learn a particular instrument.

Atrakadero is a community symbol for all that the San Pancho Music Festival represents.  Their rising popularity has allowed the group to mature and create a unique identity that makes them an integral part of the San Pancho's culture, and a valuable addition to the annual Music Festival.


BANDA  ATRAKADERO

Banda es una forma tradicional de música que ha florecido en México desde hace más de un siglo. Parece que cada pueblo mexicano tiene una o más bandas que prestan servicios musicales para los numerosos festivales, desfiles, ritos y ceremonias que constituyen una gran parte de su rica cultura. Aquí en San Pancho tenemos Banda Atrakadero, una de base colectiva de jóvenes músicos que tienen una historia maravillosa que contar.

Banda Atrakadero es un grupo con sede en latón de músicos compuesto por residentes de San Pancho. El grupo se formó en junio de 2009, cuando Isabel Polanco Cienfuegos fue abordado por su hijo, que quería empezar una banda, o una banda. Dado que la banda mexicana tradicional tiene un complemento estándar de aproximadamente 14 instrumentos, Isabel le dijo a su hijo que iba a necesitar muchos de sus amigos para que esto suceda. Al día siguiente, su hijo regresó con 17 amigos que van en edades desde 12 a 18. Sobrino de Isabel, una profesora experimentada banda, accedió a ayudar a los niños forman el grupo y la práctica.

Con el tiempo, los niños se familiarizaron con los instrumentos que tenían que alquilar para practicar. Isabel, que proviene de una familia en la que se Zapotanito inclinación por la música, fue alimentar a los niños en su carrera musical. Ella siempre que los chicos de su casa y el patio trasero que es como un lugar para ensayar y aprender nuevas selecciones. Finalmente, Isabel dio cuenta de que los costos de alquiler iban en aumento, y ella empezó a organizar eventos para recaudar fondos y patrocinar rifas para comprar los instrumentos individuales que necesitaban: trompetas, trombones, trompetas, clarinetes contraltos y otros. Conociendo la importancia de mantener al grupo motivado, y para asegurar que siguió funcionando correctamente, pronto decidió financiar muchos de los instrumentos a sí misma. Su aguinaldo se usó para comprar los instrumentos necesarios necesarios para cada miembro de banda a tener su propia pieza.

Un maestro banda profesional de Mazatlán, Abraham Duran, pronto comenzó a trabajar con los chicos. Él llevaría a San Pancho cada semana para trabajar con los chicos durante 3 días. A través de Abraham, que perfeccionaron sus habilidades y aprendió una gama más amplia de música de banda con sílabas de solfeo. Abraham introduciría nuevas canciones escritas en Solfege. Cada miembro del grupo se copiaría las sílabas en su propio cuaderno para aprender.  No fue hasta meses después que ellos estaban listos para comenzar a realizar las primeras 5 canciones que conocían. Banda Atrakadero se llenó de energía y en plena floración.

Hoy en día, Atrakadero orgullosamente participa en el Festival Anual de Música como una banda mucho más respetada que es a menudo la demanda en San Pancho y los pueblos locales. Isabel sigue administrando el grupo y ofrecer su residencia como sede de la banda para ensayar. Atrakadero se ha convertido en una inspiración para muchos de los niños más jóvenes de la aldea, que comúnmente se reúnen alrededor del patio trasero como las prácticas grupales. Ella acepta generosamente aquellos que quieran unirse y aprender un instrumento en particular.

Atrakadero es un símbolo de todo lo que la comunidad de San Pancho Music Festival representa. Su creciente popularidad le ha permitido al grupo para madurar y crear una identidad única que los convierte en una parte integral de la cultura de San Pancho, y una adición valiosa para el Festival Anual de Música.


article by: Chris Parsons 
 Bistro Organico

  TEQUILA & ART FRIDAYS at
Hotel Cielo Rojo
 

An exhibit of engravings, drawings, sculpture by Rodrigo Ballester  on February 22nd.
Come and support our local art community - exhibit from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Rodrigo's original and innovative pieces will be for sale.

As part of our weekly Tequila event, the hotel will also offer courtesy tastings of their house tequila and appetizer samples during the exhibit. Special Tequila Trios will also be featured
3 shots of specialty bottles - Gonzales, 7 Leguas and Don Fulano
Plus 3 appetizer samples for only $120 pesos, every Friday

See you soon! "Salud"   
Hotel Cielo Rojo
In the spirit of giving back to our community, Hotel Cielo Rojo invites you to dine with us.
On Friday, March 1st, Hotel Cielo Rojo donates 10% of dinner sales directly to entreAmigos children art programs.
This evening will be special for San Pancho, as children and artists take over the main road with a 'carnaval style' parade to draw attention to the March 2nd EntreAmigos Fundraiser. 
Enjoy the festivities, then stroll down to Cielo Rojo to see children's art on exhibit and stay for dinner, all in support of one of our favorite projects in town. We will have special entreAmigos gifts and a few surprises.
Reservations recommended 311-258-4155  Open 5pm to 10pm
El Estar Yoga Schedule
 
                                MONDAY - 8:30-10:00 am - Hatha Flow with Mary 
MONDAY - 10:00-11:00 am - Gentle Yoga with Dana 
MONDAY - 5:00-6:30 pm - Restorative Yoga with Mary 
MONDAY - 7:00-8:00 pm Aikido with Erik 
TUESDAY - 8:30-10:00 am - Yoga Integrada with Gabriela 
TUESDAY - 10:00-11:30 am - Belly Dance with Sara 
TUESDAY - 7:00-8:30 pm - Belly Dance with Sara 
WEDNESDAY - 8:30-10:00 am - Prana Hatha with Dana 
WEDNESDAY - 10:00-11:30 am - Balance Yoga with Hilloah 
WEDNESDAY - 5:00-6:30 pm - Restorative Yoga with Mary 
WEDNESDAY - 7:00-8:00 pm Aikido with Erik 
WEDNESDAY - 8:00-8:45 pm - Meditation with Nico 
THURSDAY - 8:30-10:00 am - Hatha Flow with Mary 
THURSDAY - 10:00-11:30 am - Belly Dance with Sara 
THURSDAY - 7:00-8:30 pm - Belly Dance with Sara 
FRIDAY - 8:30-10:00 am - Yoga Integrada with Gabriela 
FRIDAY - 7:00-8:00 pm Aikido with Erik 
SATURDAY - 0:00-11:30 am - Balance Yoga with Hilloah

Saturday February 16th - 4:00-6:30 pm - Special workshop 
Quantum Breath & Yoga with Dana Maxey & Mary Bolton 
  
                                        Ready to Burst for San Pancho   
What are you doing for exercise lately? Life in San Pancho is pretty relaxing, so much so that it may be tempting to land yourself in the hammock whenever possible.  Though hammock time is definitely a requirement around here, let us not forget the importance of establishing a healthy fitness regime.  

Please don't drop everything and head to the gym. Gyms are great for cold climates with no other options. That is not the case here! In San Pancho we have a plethora of fitness activities are our fingertips! Try a walk or jog on the beach, tackle some of the steep hills on the jungle road, or head to one of the many wonderful fitness classes available in San Pancho: yoga, zumba, toning with light weights (with Jungle Judi!) and more.  Up for an adventure? Try heading out sea kayaking, mountain biking, surfing, or stand up paddle boarding. There is no shortage of exercise opportunities on this spectacular coastline.

Regardless, it's easy to get stuck in an exercise rut. You may start off strong with a new routine and then gradually watch it fizzle.  The trick here it to keep your body and mind stimulated by trying new things.  A solid exercise routine includes a regular cardio component, strength training (ex. power yoga or toning with light weights) and a stretching component (ex. restorative yoga). Your body is unique and your fitness routine should be too.  It's important to find a fitness equation that works for you and figure out how to make it sustainable. This doesn't mean doing the exact same thing every day. Try mixing things up! Try a new yoga class, jog and new running route, etc.

As a health coach, one of my favorite discoveries is that you don't actually need a lot of time to "get fit". You might be happy to hear that a short blast of intense exercise has been proven to be even better for you than extensive workouts.  Surprised? Welcome to the world of burst training, where high intensity intervals-high-speed jumping jacks, sit-ups, sprints and more-are the name of the game. The best part? Burst training means you can spend less time exercising and be fitter than ever. Too good to be true?  Read more about the philosophy of "Burst Training" on my blog.

Now get to it! Get your heart pumping and, the endorphins flowing! Don't worry, your hammock will be waiting for you when you get back.

Interested in becoming a health coach?  

Ready to get your health back on track? Check out my

free guide to start listening to your body.   

 
 
Tamara Jacobi
Jungle Lodge Manager & Holistic Health Coach
San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico
            www.tailwindjunglelodge.comwww.junglegirlhealth.com
 
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sabrosos y saludables, sin embargo, recetas de vacaciones? Visite http://www.junglegirlhealth.com/blog
 

Spotlight On Rentals

Casa Obelisco  

 Reserve this Rental in San Pancho 

for your Next Vacation!

Casa Obelisco in San Pancho is the romantic Bed and Breakfast, Boutique Hotel and exotic getaway you've been dreaming about; an exquisite oceanfront B & B in Mediterranean style overlooking a deserted white sand half moon beach with tropical palms and sparkling sea. 

 

Our four beautifully appointed suites all have king beds, large bathrooms, air conditioning and private pool side decks.  

 

Magic is in the air with a fabulous palm jungle surrounding us and several other spectacular private villas.  We are just one half mile from the pueblo of San Francisco (known to everyone as San Pancho, just 25 miles north of Puerto Vallarta, 3 miles north of Sayulita).  Come discover your own magic in San Pancho.

 

This area is now known as Riviera Nayarit and San Pancho, a colorful, lively fishing village with amazing restaurants both rustic and modern and quaint shops, is the jewel of the area.   Casa Obelisco, in this area of Mexico, means "the House of the Hibiscus" and refers to both the giant mosaic in the pool and to the numerous, constantly flowering plants all over the property.  Your hammock and our courteous staff await you.

 

Casa Obelisco has been rated the number one Hotel Bed and Breakfast for the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta area.  In 2010 we were voted the "Most Romantic B & B" by Lanier's  B & B Travel Guide.  In 2009 we were voted "One of the 10 Most Romantic B & B's World-wide" by Forbes Traveller.

    

For more information click here:  http://www.sanpancholife.com/obelisco
Contact us to advertise your home 
and start receiving more reservations than ever before.  

 

Kimberly King

Executive Director

kim@sanpancholife.com   

 

Contacte con nosotros para anunciar su casa y empezar a recibirmás reservas que nunca antes.  

Kimberly King
director Ejecutivo
Casa Loma Lynda
2 Bedroom 2 Bath

This Casa has Solar!
Open Living Room and Kitchen!
Beautiful Mexican Tile Floors Throughout!
End to End Covered Patio!

 For additional details 

contact  Chris King at 
Rancho Riviera Realty
cel 322 175 3670 
or call toll free (888) 835-3815  

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Contact us to advertise your home and start receiving more reservations than ever before.  Have a business?  To advertise your business Contact us 

 

Thanks for reading.  Please let us know your opinions, suggestions, complaints or anything else you feel will help make San Pancho a better place in which to live and vacation.
 
Sincerely, 

 

Kimberly King

Executive Director

kim@sanpancholife.com  

San Pancho Life
Calle Tercer Mundo #50
San Pancho, 63732