Anamaya Yoga Retreats with Teresa Biggs and Karen O’Connor


Date: April 5-12, 2014

Price: See Anamaya Rates & Reservations  ***DISCOUNT – 10% off any Yoga Package for the month of April that is booked between March 1 – 31st*** 

Packages: Try our Yoga & Adventure, Yoga & Rejuvenation, or Yoga & Surfing with our Anamaya Retreat Packages (ARP)

Special Retreat: Embodying Your Greatness hosted by Teresa Biggs – $340

Anamaya Retreat Descriptions

There are three different yoga retreats that Anamaya offers to accommodate her guests. Yoga and Adventure is for those who want to a little more excitement infused into their vacation; Yoga and Surfing promises even more high energy action with your surf board and the waves; Yoga and Rejuvenation is for those who simply want to detox and relax.

Embodying Your Greatness With Teresa Biggs

This week will be designed to help you (re)align with your authentic self to discover your true & unique purpose.

We will excavate & clear away all that no longer serves you; whether it be emotions, physical toxins or old mental patterns.  This is an opportunity to retreat into the depths of your body, mind, & spirit.  Through a program modeled after the tenants of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the  retreat will offer: classes, meditation, acupuncture, energy work, and a clean eating diet. We will learn in layers where each day will feature a new theme that will build upon and carry through to the overall theme of Embodying Your Greatness. With the direction of Acupuncture Physician, Teresa Biggs, each attendee will learn valuable tools to expand and embody their creative potential, even as they continue their journey at home.  Leave refreshed and rejuvenated with a lighter body, clearer mind, & revitalized spirit.

Surrounded by breathtaking ocean views and rain forests, Anamaya Resort is located in a Blue Zone, one of only five in the world. The characteristics of the Blue Zones are similar to the tenants of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  People in these areas live longer, happier, & healthier lives. Join us this April as we tap into & utilize the energy of nature and spring time.  A time for new beginnings, a time of rebirth & emerging from our cocoon to nurture our soul and spread our wings.

Host Teresa Biggs, AP, DOM

Teresa BiggsTeresa Biggs is a nationally board certified and Florida state licensed Acupuncture Physician (NCCAOM) and Doctor of Oriental Medicine.  In addition to Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, and Herbal Therapies, Teresa is additionally trained and certified in the following techniques: Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture, Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy, and Auricular Acupuncture.

Teresa has also completed an internship and advanced study program at Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou, China.  Teresa had the opportunity to intern at four different hospitals and under eight different doctors in varying departments.  Teresa’s clinical practice included the following departments: Gynecology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Tui Na, Chinese Herbal Therapy, Internal Medicine, and Pain Management.

Teresa completed her undergraduate work from The University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. With a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Teresa worked as a Biologist in the Environmental Science field for almost eight years. Teresa enjoyed her time as a Biologist, but found her passion in Oriental Medicine and assisting others in achieving optimal health.

Biggs Acupuncture & Wellness Center is owned and operated by Teresa Biggs, AP, DOM, in beautiful Naples, Florida.  Teresa utilizes multiple modalities in her treatments including Traditional Chinese Medicine, herbal therapy, auricular acupuncture, Acu-Point Injection Therapy, nutritional therapy, Tui Na, cupping, gua sha, and meditation to empower her patients to facilitate a healthy and balanced mind, body, & spirit.

You can find out more about Biggs Acupuncture & Wellness Center at

Guest Yoga Teacher Karen O’Connor

Karen O'ConnorKaren will be our guest teacher for the week of April 5-12, 2014.  After over a decade of practicing yoga, Karen has come to the conclusion that she loves it deeply, both as a teacher and a student. However, this love is not due to the length of time spent practicing, but from the first moment she stepped onto her mat. With the feeling of that mat under her feet, yoga is the one constant regardless of life’s ups and downs, age, time, financial situation…yoga is there. Karen also loves to paint, food, music, nature, the ocean and traveling. She has been teaching for 2 years in Costa Rica.

Karen’s credentials include:

  • 200 hour yoga teacher training with Jackie Chiodo at Anamaya
  • Yin yoga teacher training in Whistler, Canada with Bernie Clark
  • And many additional workshops taught by Meghan Currie
  • Local Guest Yoga Teacher – Anamaya


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