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Mystical Balinese world invites you to share the sacred celebrations of Bali. Use the time of your holiday reflecting and letting go of the past and setting intentions for the future. Open your heart and your mind, release limits, with holistic private coaching. Learn how to nourish yourself and your needs for a healthy, happy life full of sustainable energy, embrace happiness as key to wellness and success! It’s a week for contemplation, to meditate, to fast, to go inside yourself and reflect on the past year.
The magnificent venue is tucked away in the rainforests of Ubud, near a small village, with bewitching views over the rugged peaks of Bali’s interior. Inspired by the homes of the Balinese nobility, this jungle hideaway is the definitive escapist's dream providing both an abundance of modern rustic luxury and a rich blaze of untamed natural beauty.
Two wooden building are separated by the crystal clear waters of a 30-meter infinity pool and manicured tropical gardens which blend seamlessly into the surrounding wilderness. There are plenty of day beds and sun lounges so you can stretch out and enjoy the tropical sun.
Authentic bedrooms embellished with traditional Balinese furniture are ready to welcome you to a good sleep or simple relaxation. A light bathroom with a tub offers you to relax and soak in a flower and herbal bath. All rooms overlook jungle terrace, volcanoes, and the garden filled with flowering trees.
The joy of outdoor tropical living is fully embraced with the boundless beauty of the setting brought right to your door at every opportunity. Elegantly designed with a deep respect for the history of the houses, the villa offers to enjoy the large living area for lazing around, reading a book, or having a swim in a jungle infinity pool.
Amenities include complimentary bathrobe and slippers, air-conditioner, hand-crafted mosquito net, yoga mats, blocks, straps. All modern conveniences are on hand and Wi-Fi is available throughout. This villa allows being wrapped in the endless natural beauty of this amazing island.
Dive into the sacred practices of yoga, meditation, sounding, mindful eating, communion with nature, and more during this special New Year retreat. Develop your ability to listen and engage with the intelligence of life all around you. Discover practical ways to follow your heart in daily life and experience beauty of the present.
Bali is a very special and powerful place. This land is a gateway to personal spiritual activation, transformation, and to communion with the Earth. Especially during such a special time as the new year. Together you will immerse into the power of the mountains, ocean, and jungle, discover ancient mysterious water purification ceremonies, and activate light within your body with daily yoga classes and meditation sessions!
As a circle of connected souls, you will open yourselves to receive transmissions of light, gifts of nature, and realize your potential, wisdom, and knowledge. The New Year Harmonizing and Intention Setting Yoga Retreat will allow you to unwind from the pressures of everyday life, to search within, and come out feeling bliss and alive.
Bliss Body Retreats' are transformative and intimate and they take great care to ensure they will help to nourish all aspects of your well-being, providing you with the opportunity to revive, refresh, and renew your mind, body, and spirit. Find your true self and reconnect with what matters and what you really love. Take this time for yourself.
The Bliss Body Retreats team number one values are to inspire and empower people for a healthy and purposeful living. With great love, integrity, and respect, they guide to an inner transformation from darkness to light, with the help of yoga, meditations, and healing nutrition.
They long for a shift to create a better world, where all human beings can flourish and live a glorious life. Bliss Body Retreats events are designed to preserve intimacy and a private attitude, with attention to every detail, giving a chance to each participant receive personal healing and support.
The Bliss Body team takes their work with passion as what they do is the purpose of life. Run by enthusiastic specialists, Bliss Body Retreats is looking forward to welcoming new souls, offering exceptional hospitality and friendship.
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 techniques to learn about subtle bodies and the 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 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.
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.
At Bliss Body Retreats, they believe that raw food has the greatest potential for healing one's body and gives perfect results in weight management, as well as balancing the nervous system. Eating raw and organic during this yoga retreat will raise your energy and make your skin glow, you will also feel much more flexible and conscious of your body.
They are passionate about eating tasty and healthy food; that is why their special gourmet menu will open new doors for you to the world of healing nutrition. The mouthwatering dishes will make anyone’s taste buds go dancing.
The breakfast menu includes chocolate chia pudding, superfood smoothie bowls, papaya boats, and cold-pressed green juice. Some of the highlights of the main course selection are the raw mushroom-spinach quiche, raw lasagna, and raw sushi. Among the dessert options are 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.
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 or the center of Ubud.