RETREAT TO RE AWAKEN
27th June – 2nd July North Bali
Abasan Mountain Retreat - where the earth elements of the mountains combine with sweeping views of the ocean
Enjoy a rich cultural experience with daily practices and philosophy that explore all facets of the ancient rituals, ethics and lifestyle of the yogis. Join Chantal, founder of Om Sweet Om & Rachel Nokes from Ray of Light Yoga for an unforgettable five night experience set in a quiet and inspiring location, where the earth elements of the mountains combine with sweeping views of the ocean to create an ideal environment in which to rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit.
We will start the morning with a 2-hour morning Vinyasa Yoga practice with Chantal and Rachel. Classes will include asana, pranayama, philosophy and chanting, and are playful and thought provoking.
During the afternoons there will be additional offerings of yogic philosophy, as well as chanting sessions, and a chance to explore all aspects of Yoga – or you may choose to spend the afternoons lounging by the pool, enjoy the complimentary 60 minute Balinese massage included in pricing or walking through the surrounding lush rainforest. The choice is completely yours.
Your evening will be a call to bliss and absolute relaxation with offerings set to soothe mind, body and soul. Evening practices include, Yin yoga, Meditation, Yoga Nidra and Kirtan.
Spaces will sell fast ~ there are only sixteen sacred spots available
Investment: $1455 (twin share)
This serene and traditional retreat centre offers accommodation in private Balinese style bungalows, with open-air bathrooms. Set in private, spacious organic gardens, surrounding a large saltwater swimming pool with sun lounges to rest and relax. Each bungalow is unique and lovingly furnished, with stunning views.
This traditional Balinese style accommodation is available for couples, or twin share. Single accommodation may be available on special request, space allowing. POA.
Gourmet Healthy Meals
A vegetarian menu has been carefully planned to nourish you with healthy, gourmet meals and snacks throughout the week. Following Ayurvedic principles, meals will be cleansing and balancing to support the Yoga practice whilst promising to delight your taste buds. All dietary restrictions can be catered for with advanced noticed.
Treatments are available from Abasan Rainforest spa, and include massage, body scrubs, facials and beauty treatments.
Please note that a 60-minute traditional Balinese massage has been included in your package pricing.
You will have the opportunity to experience a traditional Balinese cleansing ritual. This includes a talk on Balinese spiritual practices at the family’s home temple, and a visit to the sea temple for ceremony.
Abasan Retreat is 102 km from Denpasar airport, Bali. The drive takes 3 hours and goes right through the middle of the island, taking you through the stunning mountains.
Arriving at Denpasar airport, we will arrange car-pooling for those arriving on the 26thJune. Please send Chantal your flight details so this can be arranged. Cars can be arranged from or to other destinations with advanced notice. Please pay the driver directly. The journey from Denpasar airport to Abasan will cost approx. $120 per car with maximum of 5 people.
Flights and travel
We recommend you book your flights soon to get the best possible deal. Please be sure to take out travel insurance when booking flights. The retreat starts on June 27th, 2019 and ends after lunch on July 2ndso please arrange flights accordingly. We highly recommend a night or 2 in Ubud to ease yourself into the experience.
- All meals, tea, filtered water
- 5 Nights twin share bungalow accommodation
- Morning & Evening Yoga classes
- One 60minute traditional Balinese Massage
- Additional offerings of philosophy
- Traditional Balinese morning ocean cleanse
- Sunrise boat trip
- Assistance will be provided on organising car-pools from airport or other locations in Bali
- Flights & transfers are not included but we are happy to assist you.
- Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries regarding the retreat.
- We so much look forward to sharing this unique and rejuvenating place with you.
I haven’t been to Bali before what should I expect?
Bali a very traveller friendly place we’ve been running these retreats for many years. The people are really warm and welcoming. We can assist you with arrange transfers and additional accommodation suggestions if you want arrive a day or so early which we highly recommend. You’ll also be picked up by our local trustworthy drivers and bought to the retreat center where you’ll be met by Chantal and Rachel.
Where is Bali is the retreat center?
It is 1.5 hours north of Ubud and 3.5 hours from the airport. It is in a local un- touristy area of Bali and it totally private. The center supports the local community in many ways and we love it because of their conscious approach to sustainable tourism.
I have food allergies can they be catered for?
Yes all dietary requirements can be easily provided for. All the food at the center is locally grown and hygienically prepared to a very high standard.
I’m travelling alone will it be awkward?
Many of our students on retreats come along without knowing anyone. We do our best to create an inclusive community environment when we are away. There are common areas such as the pool and restaurant where you can hang out with other or relax in your room or gardens if you want more privacy.
Will my practice be good enough?
We welcome all students from newbies to the experienced and love that we get share Yoga with a variety of students. We are experienced teachers skilled in offering a multilevel class where you’ll feel care for and encouraged to take things at your own pace.
What else do we do apart from Yoga?
There is a beautiful salt-water pool for you to relax around. We arrange a couple of outings including a sunrise boat trip where we may see dolphins. We experience the local culture with a temple visit and ocean cleanse by a Balinese priest which a beautiful offering. There are walks and other activities available organized by the retreat center if you want to explore locally. There is a spa on site you have 1 x 60 minute Balinese massage included you are welcome to book additional treatments time allowing.
Do I have to do everything?
No, this is your time we want you to do as much or as little as you want. Sleep in, rest, or practice the days are yours.
Do I have to share accommodation?
We have limited single rooms available and some gorgeous larger villa’s that are twin share or suitable for couples. Each is beautifully designed in keeping with the landscape in Balinese style
RETREAT TO RE AWAKEN Booking Form - Reserve your space
Dates: 2oth June – 25th June 2019
Please note that this cost does not include flights , transfers or additional spa treatments. Flights can be arranged through Kate Scott on 0410 571 041.We recommend enjoying 1 night in Ubud as flights usually arrive late at night.