Finding Balance at Rancho La Puerta – Part Three

Continued from
Finding Balance at Rancho La Puerta – Part One and Part Two

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Artichokes from the organic garden at Rancho La Puerta

The two things I heard most about Rancho la Puerta, a wellness resort in Baja, Mexico, were the hikes and the organic garden — and with good reason.

The land here is gorgeous, the quality of the light blending from soft to brilliant over sacred Mount Kuchumaa. The soil, enriched by resort-made compost, sustains enough produce to feed everyone here. You can take a special hike to see the garden for yourself, or take a cooking class at the resort’s school for a more in-depth experience.

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Finding Balance at Rancho La Puerta – Part Two

Continued from
Finding Balance at Rancho La Puerta – Part One

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Crystal bowls at Rancho la Puerta

During our week at Rancho La Puerta, a wellness resort in Tecate, Baja, Mexico, I was relieved that 1) Adam was loving the intense circuit training and cardio classes and 2) many of the activities were gentler and more free-form.

After all, wellness is all about finding balance, right? [Read more…]

Finding Balance at Rancho La Puerta – Part One

Rancho La Puerta wellness resort in Baja, Mexico

After a week at Rancho La Puerta, a wellness resort in Tecate, Baja, Mexico, we’ve found the seeds to a new sense of balance: a desire to eat healthy foods, drink more water, cut down on coffee, be more aware of our natural surroundings, work at a manageable pace and step up our exercise plans.

But half the joy of this beautiful place was a chance to enjoy one another’s company throughout the day and make our health a priority, all at the same time.

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