Art of Life invites you to a totally personalized wellness experience by rebooting your life with a week filled with yoga, meditation, raw vegan cuisine, and healing workshops. A time to play and a time to just be. Whether you are a beginner or want to extend your knowledge in movement, or experienced and want to gain deeper skills, this is for those wanting to make radical shifts into a more vibrant more energetic way of being.
Batu Empug is a new, modern styled tropical cottage located in the center of Ubud. You literally have everything at your doorstep! The super deluxe rooms are designed with a blend of Balinese and modern decor with local stone carving art. Beds are fitted with soft Egyptian cotton sheets. The rooms have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning.
Each room has a terrace and beautiful outdoor seating furniture. You can enjoy garden views from the room - the sunrises are spectacular. Luxury private bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub with bathrobes and slippers which you are free to use. Batu Empug Cottage also has a full-length swimming pool where you can chill out and catch some rays in between activities.
Alaya Resort Jembawan is a boutique wellness retreat in the heart of Ubud that focuses on body, mind and spirit rejuvenation. With its team of onsite experts, including an Ayurvedic doctor and yoga instructor, the resort offers lifestyle programs that are tailored to address any specific health concerns you may have.
This 37 room property is a healing sanctuary for personal renewal with affordable solutions to many of the issues caused by trying to exist in today’s fast-paced world. It is a place where you are encouraged to slow down, eat nutritious food, and return to the basics of simply living well.
This is no ordinary holiday – this is a VIP holiday program, where you will be provided with an individualized program. Guests will be guided to hand-selected places, to experience different yoga studios, recommending different yoga teachers and styles, go to art studios for classes, visit the best cafes and meet the chefs and business owners that are making their passions their success, go to places for food and cooking demonstrations, and visit markets and farms.
Every day you can decide what classes you do. Enjoy yoga lessons that will stretch your body, focus your mind, and leave you feeling more confident and taller than ever! Or work on something in a personalized class. Led by expert instructors, you can practice Hatha, Yin, Flow styles, perhaps even try a dance class in the spiritual heart of Bali, the absolute Mecca of yoga and healing, as you explore all that is on offer.
Each schedule will be uniquely crafted along with your needs and personal interests. Guests will plan and discuss their individual program together with Art of Life Retreats. No two programs are the same. Their strengths are in tailoring programs to your individual needs and specific desires. Your ideal holiday spent doing what you love is their priority, let them know your intentions and they will coordinate your interests, energy levels, and enthusiasm to get the most out of your time.
Daily yoga, meditation, and pranayama most are twice daily. During some of the days, a second activity will be scheduled such as dance, movement, or sound healing. All yoga classes (labeled yoga class on the schedule) include meditation and pranayama, some classes are designated solely for meditation and pranayama.
This retreat includes one traditional Balinese excursion, you can choose one activity from the following list.
Please note that several times a year, the Balinese have special ceremonies and events which may result in the disruption to the general rhythm of life, including the closure of shops and roads. Art of Life Retreats will notify you of this and suggest an alternative experience which may include joining in the parade or a cremation.
This retreat will take place in Bali, Indonesia. Ubud is the artistic and spiritual heart of Bali, a Mecca of yoga and healing, with practitioners of all modalities. For years people have flocked here, people are drawn here. There is magic here and an unexplainable energy that nourishes your soul. The Balinese people keep this energy alive with their offerings and devotion to their Gods. Ubud is a place where your creativity comes alive. This town houses some of the world’s greatest healers.
People from all over the world are here on journeys to heal their souls and to find a path true to their heart. Ubud is where these transitions take place, where they are found. People you meet here have inspiring tales to share. People come here to be their true authentic selves, to immerse in yoga and its teachings, to mend a broken heart, and to let go of life’s expectations and limitations. This is a place where expression is welcomed, a place where the food is of the highest quality and vibration, and a place where sincerity is genuine. This truly is a magical place, where people are nurtured, loved, and accepted.
This holiday is all about what you want, that goes for food as well. You can have your cake and eat it too. Ubud is a culinary destination for all dietary desires. You may want to come on a detox, a juice fast, or perhaps you want to eat your way through different organic high vibe cafés and restaurants in Ubud, it all can be done. If you are interested in learning how to cook authentic Indonesian cuisine, as well as deepen into the Indonesian culinary culture, this also can be arranged.
You are encouraged try a raw or living food diet for a week. If you have never experienced this, it is a unique opportunity to try it. By consuming raw food, you can expect extraordinary health benefits. Changes can be felt even within a short 24-hour period.
That is why they love it so much. It stirs abundant energy and vitality, weight control, reversal or slowing of aging, balances emotions, clears the mind, and gives optimal health. This is certainly one of the highlights on the retreat. They will not only show case nourishing raw organic meals, but you will also learn how to prepare them too.
During this retreat, there are several places you can visit, such as the Holy Temple Tirta Empul, Waterfall, Tegallalang Rice Terrace, Monkey Forest, or a Balinese performance.
Moreover, the following are optional treatments to compliment your retreat with an additional cost:
Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS).