Movement Is Medicine Bali Yoga Retreat

About This Event

Immerse in the MYSTERY and MAGIC of Bali, a place where the sacred is EMBODIED daily through RITUAL and CEREMONY, where each moment is a DEEP and PERSONAL adventure. Join Delamay Devi and special guests for what promises to be a LIFE CHANGING and transformative week in the LUSH and unforgettable LANDSCAPE of Bali!

Imagine yourself bathing in the sights, sounds and smells of a lush green oasis with like-minded souls and Adventurer yogis on the path. Meet yourself in a new way, tap into inner peace at the source and reignite your spirit.Experience the exotic at your doorstep with the rich aroma of ritual at every turn as the Balinese place flowers and fruits in homage to the Gods…

Walking through the fragrant gardens, the warm breeze cascading across your skin as you glide into the infinity swimming pool to cool down after the morning practice devoted to movement as medicine. Holding you in a process of deep embodiment including signature prana vinyasa yoga sequences, kriyas, movement meditations and self-enquiry through journaling…

Reunite with yourself through daily self care and embodiment practices merging your breath and movement. Drinking in the sublime flow of what’s always been and always will be, your essential and authentic self.  Each day we will come together in our open air Shala complete with an altar lovingly created with frangipanis, marigolds and other native flora freshly gathered from the morning markets…


“Sensational! Rich! Rewarding! My soul sang with joy and is still reverberating from this deeply healing divine retreat. Threads of love, care and support were woven into each day creating a beautiful canvas to dance in. We started as strangers but came way with incredible new friendships and a whole new heart family.“ Margot, Australia

Event Highlights

  • This retreat is all about immersing yourself in the rich and beautiful Balinese culture. We have included a variety cultural ceremonies and activities with ample space for you to chill out in our lush hideaway or explore the monkey forest, go hiking in the jungle, cycling down a volcano, try whitewater rafting, learn wood carving or shop until your hearts content!
  • Our activities:
  • ~ Balinese offering making workshop
  • ~ Twice daily Prana Vinyasa yoga classes with Delamay with morning pages, Japa Mala practice, free form movement, meditation and yoga Nidra.
  • ~ Sunrise breath work with Aimo (Delamay’s partner) to energise your morning
  • ~ Agni Hotra, a traditional Hindu Fire ceremony for new beginnings
  • ~ Water cleansing, purification and darshan with Bali’s only female Water Priestess
  • ~ Learn how to make ‘Boreh’ a Balinese ancestral warming herbal face and body scrub balm
  • ~ Learn how to prepare ‘Jamu’ a local elixir from Tumeric root and deeply nourishing
  • ~Trek through the jungle and rice fields to Ubud
  • ~ Optional Movement Medicine teacher training

Schedule

We start and end each day in movement ritual in the fully equipped open air yoga shala.

6AM - 7AM Sunrise Qi Gong with Aimo (Delamay's partner)
7AM - 9AM Prana Vinyasa yoga with Delamay. The AM classes are more dynamic and the PM classes are more restorative. Both sessions Include morning pages, movement meditations, creative sequencing and deep healing shavasana. The practices are open to all levels.
9AM - 10AM Vegetarian, vegan, raw Brunch
10AM - 1PM Free time for massages, reading by the pool, exploring the surrounds or have a nap. On one day we will be venturing out as a group for a water blessing with Bali's only female priestess. Plus we will learn to make Boreh, a Balinese body scrub and balm and fresh Turmeric juice.
1PM - 2PM Lunch time. Not included in your package so you can either order from the menu at the retreat centre or try some local cuisines from our recommended list of places to eat.
2PM - 3:45PM Free time for massages, reading by the pool, exploring the surrounds or taking a nap.
3:45PM - 5:45PM Optional Movement Is Medicine teacher training group meets for a 2hr movement practice.
6PM - 8PM Evening practice
8:15PM - 9:30PM Vegetarian, vegan, raw dinner at 8:15pm

Venue Highlights

Our Yoga Oasis
You’ll find us in between heaven and earth, surrounded by fruit trees, deliciously perfumed plants and nestled in the rice fields. This dreamy retreat oasis is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Ubud where everything waits you to relax and let go…

Our private sanctuary is a vision of paradise on earth with fairy tale views that go on for days… Why not share the experience with your partner or best friend? Or even better, just spoil yourself and truly indulge in the dream of this jungle escape close to Ubud, the beating heart of Bali.

We are 3.5km north of Ubud in a peaceful oasis where everything is taken care of for you. If you feel like exploring Ubud in your free time there is a free shuttle which transports you too and from the centre of town plus we give you a map of our favourite places to shop, eat and explore!

Accommodations

Unplug and rejuvinate in the charming and lush atmosphere of the superior garden suites suitable for single or double occupancy. These suites are carefully crafted from recycled timber, antiques from Sumba and other island of Indonesia were used create unique interiors rich in character.

All our accommodation includes these creature comforts: AC, large private bathroom, king size bed or X2 single beds, expansive garden views, coffee and tea making facilities, mosquito nets, complimentary toiletries, bathrobes and concierge services.

The fine attention to detail with the over all design makes these modern style suites completely chic, luxurious and utterly divine.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping
  • Bicycles For Rent

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Bali’s fertile soil really does produce some of the most exquisite, drool worthy tropical fruits and vegetables you will ever taste. Our chef is highly trained in a diverse range of culinary delights and can easily cater for individual requests!

Each meal will consist of colourful fresh salads, lovingly prepared vegetables picked up from the local market that day with a selection of condiments, tempeh, tofu, rice, noodles, traditional Indonesian dishes and western style dishes if you are feeling the need for something more familiar. All meals will be vegetarian with vegan, gluten free and raw options available to suit all dietary choices.

There is always plenty to go round but make sure you leave room for the homemade cakes, healthy drink shots and four different juices to choose from. Brunch and dinner is included in your package, we have left lunch free for you to explore other culinary delights in and around Ubud.

Directions

Transfers to and from Denpasar airport are included in your retreat package. You will need to fly to Denpasar airport and our driver will be waiting for you. From the airport to our sanctuary is around 60 - 90 min depending on traffic. We are 3.5km outside of Ubud and there is a free shuttle to and from Ubud daily.

Tags: bali dance delamay devi hatha meditation prana flow prana vinyasa ubud vinyasa vinyasa flow wellness yoga

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