On an island that honors spiritual serenity, is it any wonder you’ll find a blissful retreat for your body and soul? Immerse yourself into the fascinating world of Nidra and Yin yoga and deep meditation practices. This retreat will perfectly suit anyone who is seeking to clean their body as well as their minds while enjoying the magnificent Balinese nature.
Airport transfer included: Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport
The lovely and ultra-private villa is nestled in the Balinese foothills beneath the very small, traditional village. It is set at the jungle’s edge, atop a vast amphitheater of rice paddies cascading down into the deep gorge of the holy river. The villa complex commands a panoramic view of a distant ridge of nine ancient volcanoes.
Matching this iconic essence-of-Bali view, the villa itself is equally enchanting. It was created as a stylish, spacious and comfortable family home and is clearly cherished, bursting with character and personal touches.
Accommodation is designed with lovely panoramic views of rice paddies, jungle, and mountains. The master suite has a king size bed with a wrap-around terrace and glass windows that allow you to enjoy the most of the outside beauty. The en-suite bathroom has a custom-made bathtub, hand carved from a giant tree, and overlooking the rice paddies.
The living and entertainment areas are separated via the infinity pool that runs between through the house. A small wooden bridge is used to cross over. The living area has comfortable seating space to relax and enjoy the rustic surroundings.
Beyond the villa, sure-footed guests may make their way gingerly down to the river or stroll through the rice fields where colourful penjors flap in the wind to discourage birds and daily offerings are left at shrines to Dewi Sri, the goddess of prosperity and rice.
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Take time to deepen your relationship with your inner self during yoga practice and meditations. A truly peaceful moment in the morning starts with saluting the first rays of sun, slowly breathing in cooling fresh air and gently guided stretching to revive the energy and good vibes. Proceeding with a more active practice to build some heat and open up those tight spots such as the hips, hamstrings, and shoulders.
As you step on the mat, you start to naturally flow with the rhythm of surrounding vibrations, learning to listen to your beautiful body and feeling it smiling. With the setting sun casting a warm glow on you, sunset yoga promises to be a magical mind and body experience. Wonderfully relaxing dim lights and beautiful incense smells will cultivate restorative and meditative mode while a nourishing evening practice.
Enjoy the peaceful Tibetan singing bowls meditation or evening pranayama (yogic breath) providing you the space for peaceful contemplation. Explore chakra-cleansing meditation vibration technique to learn about subtle bodies and seven main energetic centers, known as chakras. This technique will increase your awareness of your inner world and bring healing and balancing to your chakras and soul.
During this retreat, you will learn basic principles of various meditation techniques, as well as asanas (postures). How they work on your body, how they influence the mind. You will leave Bali with the confidence and a good body memory to continue the practice back home.
You can achieve a truly deep state of relaxation during a yoga Nidra session. Nidra is a yogic sleep when you get to subconscious level for healing traumas and awakening the soul. This practice relaxes the entire system, preparing it for pranayama and meditation.
Yin yoga daily practice will help to get out of the stress mode, slow down to feel the blissfulness of the moment. You will hold each restorative posture for three to five minutes to release fascia tension, stimulate meridians, and unblock the body form on deep tissue level. This practice is suitable for all levels and ages.
Unique tones created by singing bowls brought from Nepal create a certain frequency of vibration that influences your brain, aura, and energy in a way to bring it all to a balance and healing. You will find yourself in a perfect state of deep meditation and nervous system recovery. The meditation sessions will not only affect a great deal of physical healing but also will have implications on emotional and spiritual levels.
Armed with beautiful and natural scenery and hidden spots in the jungle, Sebatu remains ancient and the most magical and sacred place on the whole island. The powerful energy that has been cultivated here for centuries makes this place very special and unique. As you descend down the staircase, you feel this place's supreme tranquil and peaceful atmosphere.
Passing through the upper temple, it is hard to miss the incredible stone carvings covered with a green moss and sprinkled by drops of water. This memorable and profound ceremony starts with praying and offerings at the middle shrines, like a gentle reminder that one has to be thankful for this beautiful world, for this place, and for this chance of a lifetime that will stay with you forever.
Approaching closer to the main area of the temple, the body starts to shimmer a little bit as the energy of the source is so powerful that you can feel it in the distance. Wearing traditional sarongs, you enter the crystal clear water pond to stand under the waterfall and purify your soul, your mind, and clear your negative energies and thoughts.
As the water falls on your shoulders and head, you start to feel extremely light and absolutely pure. You are just standing there embracing every moment. After the holy shower, you enter the main temple for the offerings and blessings from the priest for good fortune and prosperity. Complete relaxation and a still mind will remain within your body and soul for a long time after the ceremony.
For over a thousand years, Balinese Hindu worshipers have been drawn to Pura Tirta Empul (Holy Water Temple). In the early morning, when the first prayers are done by the local priests, you can marvel at the beauty and enchanting magical atmosphere of Pura Tirta Empul. Approaching closely to the entrance of the temple, the first offerings are performed to ask the place for permission and blessings to continue with the purification ceremony.
Holding small hand-made flower offerings, you will pray for today’s gracefulness, allowing this space to purify your body and soul. Moving slowly to the main courtyard, you can notice aged Banyan-trees, like real guardians who are keeping this place so quiet and holy. Passing through smoothly carved statues of gods and goddesses, you will enter the main bathing area with 30 holy springs separated into two sacred pools.
After a few more minutes devoted to praying and blessings, now you are standing and waiting to dip your head under the water spouts. As the holy water is pouring down on your head, ask it to release negative energy, fears, and hurtings, or anything else that is blocking you from moving forward. Behind the purification pools is the place for the final step, praying at Hindu shrines for today. You will come back home blessed and purified.
You cannot find a better location to treat your body and mind like the heart of Bali. Deep in the mountainous center of Bali, among jungles and lush rice paddies, there is a small town considered to be the Indonesian island's spiritual and cultural capital. With a name that comes from the Balinese word "Ubad," which means medicine, Ubud has long been known as a mystical place, rich in healing powers and great inspiration.
Ubud is the place that attracts most yogis, spiritual guides, and other healers from all over the world. During this yoga retreat, you will visit sacred holy waters, make offerings and prayers at the main temples to clear the energy body, purify aura, and feel connected.
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With the team's vast experience living and exploring Bali, they can share with you their best gems, the places what they love and honor. Below, you can find the list of additional activities during your stay with Bliss Body Retreats.
Reiki is a combination of the two Japanese words “rei” and "ki," meaning universal life energy. Reiki's ki-energies flow out of the practitioner's body through the palms of the hands in order to rebalance and clear blockages in the energy centers to support relaxation and healing.
During the Reiki session, you may feel warmth, coolness, traveling of energy throughout the body. You may also simply feel total relaxation, experience colors or visuals, or even take a nap. When the energy flows in your body, it addresses physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual imbalances. After the session, you are more likely to feel relaxed and your body's natural healing abilities are utilized.
Agni Hotra is an ancient fire ceremony originating from the sacred Vedic Hindu texts. "Agni" refers to fire and "Hotra" means healing. This healing fire ceremony is considered one of the highest Vedic rituals. Special priests make offerings of ghee and grains into the fire while reciting Sanskrit mantras to invoke blessings of health and abundance.
Feel the atmosphere of ancient legends and long lost tales of forgotten Balinese kings. Gunug Kawi Temple is beautifully situated in a river valley surrounded by rice fields and jungle, offering eye-catching views.
Positioned at the base of the valley, mere meters away from the natural splendor of the river flow, Tjampuhan Spa is dedicated to the therapeutic properties of water. Accumulate some endorphins and get rid of toxic chemicals by heating your tissues in one of the most beautiful spas in Ubud.
Lie down and bask in the tuneful beauty of the pure sound of natural acoustic instruments and tools: Tibetan bowls, silk scarves, etheric essences, chimes, strings, drum, voice, and more). This is an ancient method to simultaneously relax, energize, release emotional blocks, clear the mind, and nourish well-being.
Shirodhara is a treatment used by Indian yogis to enhance self-awareness. Warm oil is poured gently on the forehead to balance the mind and nervous system. The oil streams down the crown chakra, which magnifies the senses. It reduces stress and enhances immunity, as well as improves health and vitality.
Balinese massage is a full body, deep tissue, holistic treatment. Balinese massages use a combination of gentle stretches, acupressure, reflexology, and aromatherapy to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen, and qi (energy) around your body and bring a sense of well-being, calm, and deep relaxation.
Witness the beauty of the verdant terraced rice field scenery while trekking. Take a stroll and browse through the paddies enjoying a spectacular view and fresh air, accompanied by sounds of water trickling along the irrigation channels. The dramatic landscape will simply leave you breathless.
Experience an intense flow of energy from the high priestess. Ida Resi Alit is the youngest priestess of Bali, a pure enlightened human being who has an uncanny ability to connect with strangers on a deep, emotional level. During this powerful Hindu purification ritual, you literally may expect shifting and transformation, clearing negative energies, and purification of your mind and body.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Bliss Body Retreats will pick you up from the airport.