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Set free, get inspired, and look inward. There is something undeniably therapeutically about going for a retreat vacation and Bliss Body Retreats creates a whole new way of a holiday, offering a unique combination of raw food and yoga. Live in lush jungles, practice yoga and meditation, enjoy only organic food and juices, and explore the great heritage of Bali. This retreat is designed to equip you with the knowledge and motivate you to live a healthy and purposeful life!
A tranquil escape from your hustle life right into the very heart of the Bali jungle. Elevated to capture the spiritually of the island, the sophisticated private villa reflects the genuine architecture and interior design of Bali. Located in a quiet area with a serene atmosphere and offering a picturesque view, it is a perfect spot for your getaway. All rooms overlook jungle terrace, volcanoes, and the garden filled with flowering trees.
Authentic bedrooms embellished with traditional Balinese furniture are ready to welcome you for a good sleep or simple relaxation. A light bathroom with a tub offers you to relax and soak in a flower and herbal bath. Enjoy the large living area for lazing around, reading a book, or having a swim in a jungle infinity pool. Amenities include complimentary bath robe and slippers, air-conditioner, hand-crafted mosquito net, Wi-Fi access, jungle infinity pool, and use of yoga mats, blocks, straps.
It is all so easy to feel one's physical body as well as the subtle body, but how many people really feel their body of bliss? When you live a healthy lifestyle, you naturally feel good. The life-energy becomes strong and you live more and more in the flow.
With systematic yoga practices, raw food, and natural surroundings, the life-energy naturally awakens to a higher level of evolution. The awakened life-energy flows through the body allowing you to experience the abundance of your soul. The inner and outer life become transformed. Bliss Body Retreats is not just a name, it is a state of being, it is the feeling of the soul. It is it the ability to reflect the spirit of your soul the most.
Bliss Body Retreats is a team of professionals who will take you to an amazing journey back to yourself. The main focus is on helping you to find a way to live a healthy and happy life.
They work wonders. When you get back from Bliss Body Retreats, you may know how to stick to a well-being life. Taught how to change your daily habits and to let go of unhealthy triggers, equipped with a knowledge about your body and the right way how to treat it and to love it - they want you to go back to your natural beauty and find inner peace.
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 a restorative and meditative mode and a nourishing evening practice. Enjoy the peaceful Tibetan singing bowls meditation or evening pranayama (yogic breath), providing you the space for peaceful contemplation.
Explore a chakra-cleansing meditation vibration technique to learn about subtle bodies and the seven main energetic centers (chakras). This technique will increase your awareness of your inner world and bring healing and balance to your chakras and soul.
During this yoga retreat, you will learn basic principles of various meditation techniques, as well as asanas (postures). You will learn how they work on your body and how they influence the mind. You will leave Bali with the confidence and a good body memory, as well as ready to continue the practice back home.
Mindful Vinyasa flow will be used to move and open your body slowly and deeply, to give you a new understanding of how to perfume asana in your own unique way and flow with ease. Intention setting meditation will help you to find out your main goal and desires and take them into your subconscious level.
At Bliss Body Retreats, they love everything holistic and natural. Understanding that knowledge is power, they decided to spread the word that living a healthy lifestyle is easy and fun. During the detox and well-being seminar, you will find out the secret to prolonging your beauty and feeling the true bliss. The seminar will cover the importance of detoxification, proper food combination, and tips on how to effortlessly implement detox in your daily routine.
Knowing how to make simple and gourmet raw meals that are appealing to the eye, as well as sensational for the taste buds, makes healthy eating a true culinary and magic experience. This magic happens during the raw food workshops. With information, demonstration, hands-on preparation, and tasting, you will be inspired by the recipes which are filled with raw and vital energy.
You will not find any other place in the world like Bali Island. Also known as the Land of the Gods, Bali appeals through its sheer natural beauty of looming volcanoes and lush terraced rice fields that exude peace and serenity. As you will spend seven days on this unique island, you cannot help but be impressed in the great cultural heritage of Bali, dramatic dances, colorful ceremonies, art, and craft.
With purification ceremonies and spiritual journeys to a sacred holy water temple, you will be immersed in the authentic Balinese culture: learning how to do offerings and prayers, getting blessings from the local priests, and discovering hidden spiritual symbolism in everyday life. Bliss Body Retreats simply wants you to feel the magic of this unique and wonderful land and open your heart to this island as they do.
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.
These retreats are Vlada's offering to the world. Everything that she teaches, whether it is about food, nutrition, yoga practice, spirituality, or life attitude, is coming from the depth of her heart and years of self-work and own practice. Vlada has guided nutrition and detox seminars and raw food cooking classes, offered personal coaching, and written several books and various detox, fast, and cleansing programs worldwide. The topics that excite her most are spirituality, Tantra yoga, and raw food diet. Vlada feels these techniques and knowledge have the most potential for one’s awakening.
As a volcanic island with shifting energies and home to an ancient and cultural tradition of meditation, prayer, and reverence, Bali is an intense and powerful place. Simply being in Bali can bring to inner transformation and unbelievable journey for each and everyone. Deep in the mountainous center of Bali, among jungles and lush rice paddies, there is a small town thought to be the Indonesian island's spiritual and cultural heart.
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 does see more rainfall than many other parts of Bali, but this is also what makes its vegetation so lush and rich and the landscape so spectacular.
At Bliss Body Retreats, they believe that uncooked food is a way forward. Your energy level starts raising, your skin starts to glow, you become more flexible and start to feel everything around you. Driven by a passion for healthy living and the most exquisite gourmet raw foods, they have created a mouthwatering menu that will make anyone’s taste buds go dancing.
Raw food is like culinary alchemy. The live food menu is made based on the freshest organic ingredients and offers meals that are nutrient dense and optimally combined with an amazing and intense taste. The breakfast menu includes chocolate chia pudding, fruit smoothie bowls, papaya boats, and more.
Some of the highlights of the main course selection are the mushroom-spinach quiche, the lasagna, and the sushi. For the dessert lovers, there is comforting raw carrot cake with a cashew frosting and strawberry-banana ice-cream.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the ultimate vacation island, Bali will definitely pamper you with everything that will indulge your every sense. The most rejuvenating indulgence is a soothing massage treatment using exotic herbs accompanied by distinct Balinese touches. Featuring great luxury in a sophisticated setting with so many options to choose from, you can truly experience a perfect Balinese getaway.
For a distinct Balinese spa experience, you can try Boreh, a traditional healing treatment, that includes gentle body scrubs and soaking in a flower bath. A 90-minute deep tissue Balinese massage is included in the package.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS). Transfer from and to this airport is included. Bliss Body Retreats will pick you up from the airport.
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