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Shala Ananda Yoga

Blvd. Riviera Nayarit # 137, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
+52 1 322 227 1557
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I love this studio!

Thank you Gerald. You operate a real yoga studio. It is not about people showing up and doing... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
rsquared2015
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Toronto, Canada
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not my cup of tea

2 years ago I spent a week in Bucerias and enjoyed yoga at Shala Ananda every day -- I loved the... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
John_Jempe
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Clinton, Washington
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
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“great teacher” (2 reviews)
“back home” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Blvd. Riviera Nayarit # 137, Bucerias 63732, Mexico
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+52 1 322 227 1557
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you Gerald. You operate a real yoga studio. It is not about people showing up and doing vinyasa flow, it is about making sure they do it correctly and taking time to work on the fundamentals that most studios never do. I took some...More

1  Thank rsquared2015
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Gerald B, Manager at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you for taking part, glad to hear you’re advancing, see you again in March, bring back some thrive for me please!

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

2 years ago I spent a week in Bucerias and enjoyed yoga at Shala Ananda every day -- I loved the instructor and was thrilled to start each day with a great yoga class. Unfortunately, I was disappointed with my experience (Jan 2018) under new...More

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Gerald B, Manager at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time for reviewing my studio after only one visit. I strongly advice you to let your teachers know of any limitations you may have, specially when traveling. Sounds like you prefer and enjoy a sitting down type class. We do offer...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Discovered Shala Ananda while spending 3 weeks in Bucerias last year (2016) and couldn’t wait to return again this year. Bucerias is a wonderful location for a relaxing vacation but the owner and teacher at Shala Ananda is truly amazing! I would return just for...More

1  Thank Kathleen S
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Gerald B, Owner at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Glad to see you enjoying class every day and specially your progress! Thank you for the review :}

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Royal Decameron down the road from the studio and took in two classes while we were there. It was fantastic! Felt more like a workshop and we learned a lot and was really great getting a different perspective. Cobra back! Definitely...More

1  Thank Shannon B
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Gerald B, Owner at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Glad you enjoyed your classes at the studio, hope you come back and please let us know how we could have gotten 5 stars next time!

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I really needed to relax and embrace my practice today; it was attained and well deserved. At the suggestion of my now new neighbor Shirley, I attended class. While it was very different from classes I'd formerly attended, it's important to get to know your...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I spent two months in Bucerias this past winter and went to yoga at Shala Ananda every weekday morning. Gerald is a most awesome teacher and I learned so much from him that I continue to incorporate into my practice back home in Alaska. I...More

2  Thank GulaGulaAlaska
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Gerald B, Owner at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you and see you next year, and keep up your practice! :)

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This yoga centre was a lovely find. Gerald was a great teacher. He has a gentle and strong approach to all of the postures. He allows you to find your perfect posture, will his expert guidance. Beginner to expert yogis will enjoy this center.

1  Thank Diane M
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Gerald B, Owner at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for the review see you soon I hope!

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It was a joy to discover the Shala during our 3.5 week stay in Bucerias. They had classes aimed at both beginners and experienced yogis, and Gerald was a very knowledgeable instructor - generous with his wisdom, understanding of the needs of students with diverse...More

1  Thank Kathryn S
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Gerald B, Owner at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you see you soon!

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

I am currently vacationing in beautiful Bucerias, Mexico and am so fortunate having found the most wonderful yoga studio! My instructor is Gerald and he's hands-down one of the best, if not THE best, yoga teacher I've ever had. He's so knowledgeable and is able...More

1  Thank Kathleen S
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Gerald B, Owner at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

You are too kind.Thank you for your review, glad to have you this month at the shala!

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Did not think it was possible, but with the new owner( new to me) from my last review, the Shala is even Better. My husband and I attended for our whole week, taking full advantage of their week long pass available for only 450 pesos...More

1  Thank glassgoddess1
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Gerald B, Owner at Shala Ananda Yoga, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2016

Glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the Shala, see you back soon!

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