Yoga, Pilates & Rice Fields
A total change of scenery for this retreat of ten days which will take place the first week within a private resort in Tanaban in the middle of the terraced rice fields and which will end at the seashore of the Indian Ocean, in Sanur, with possibility of numerous aquatic sports.
Type of Event
from 18 till 27 February 2014 in
$ 1350 USD : : the price includes the full board in the resort in Tabanan + the half board in the hotel Oasis in Sanur, thecourses and the workshops + hikes and the excursion in the temple of Batukaru.
The airport transfers and the transfer Tabanan-Sanur are not included.
Supplement for single room: $ 340 USD
Days will begin with a meditation session in a space reserved within the resort or on the beach of Sanur. And then, every day, a Pilates and a Yoga class will be proposed to you in a complementary way. So, the Pilates class of morning will favor, the understanding of the postures of the afternoon (learn to mobilize your deep abdominal, the opening of the hips and the ribcage etc…) The evenings will end by a meditation session followed by a conference or a movie.
During our stay in Tanaban, we propose you 5 hikes in the middle of rice fields accompanied by a local guide (approximately 2 hours of walking). Furthermore, we planned an excursion in the temple of Batukaru lost in the middle of the jungle, far from touristic places, which will also make you discover the village of Jatiluwih classified World Heritage by Unesco, because it has the most beautiful agricultural domain of terraced rice fields of the island. Our journey will end in Angseri, a place of balneotheray renowned for its hot springs.
In Sanur besides the pleasures of the sea , numerous excusions as well as shopping will await for you.
Bonus : Three reflexology workshop by Jaya Bharati during your stay in Sanur (included in the programme).
Theme of the retreat
With the help of the method Pilates and its specific exercises of softening and strengthening the abdominal, the focus will be on your postural alignment, favoring as the yoga classes passed a refined understanding, a better placement of the breath and thus a more “comfortable” and easier holding of asanas (postures).
Furthermore we shall use accessories such as small balls, elastics and magic circle. The accessory is seen as an extension of the body and invites us to amplify the movement and helps us to develop our physical consciousness.
Schedule of the retreat
(subject to minor modifications)
The first week of the retreat will take place in a resort which belongs to the Balinese royal family located in the heart of a small village of the region of Tabanan surrounded with rice fields and with three rivers. The peace of mind of this place invites us to the meditation and the connection with the nature. The retreat includes a daily Pilates and Yoga classes more 5 hikes with a local guide. The day will begin and will end by a meditation + conference or movie about Yoga in order to consolidate our experiences.
The afternoon, in the heart of a luxuriant nature where abound rivers and rice fields, five hikes accompanied with our local guide wait for us.
During the week, an excursion is planned in the region of Batukaru known for its hot springs, its rice fields ofJatiluwih (classified World Heritage by UNESCO).
(classées patrimoine UNESCO) and its temple.
The last three days we will benefit from the pleasures of sea (numerous aquatic activities and diving club), in the shade of coconut palms on the beach of Sanur (Accommodation in Oasis Hotel).
The schedule will include 1 Pilates class (or yoga) + 1 workshop of reflexology + meditation and conference at the end of the day.
Possibility of numerous excursions + shopping: the biggest Balinese shopping mall (Galeria) about ten km from the hotel. Possibility of numerous excursions + shopping: the biggest Balinese shopping mall (Galeria) about ten km from the hotel.
They will take on a yoga space under a roof of bamboo. If the heat makes too oppressive, an air-conditioned room will welcome us.
À sanur, nous profiterons de la plage.
The meals will be vegetarian. The cooks were trained to use only fresh products without additives (unfortunately very common in Asia).
À Sanur, seul le petit déjeuner est inclus.