Sivananda Yoga Retreat in Bali

Yoga, Meditation, Satsang, Culture and Beaches

27th October – 9th November 2019

Yoga & Meditation

Culture & traditions

Beach and Sun

Enjoy at great price.

About the Retreat

This 14 day Sivananda yoga (classic hatha yoga) retreat in Bali from 27th October to 9th November 2019. The first 9 nights we will stay in a beautiful resort in Ubud and practice yoga, meditation, satsang and yoga philosophies. The last 4 nights we will stay in Nusa Dua where there are long sandy beaches.  For those who wish, snorkelling and scuba diving can be arranged with additional charge.

During the stay in Ubud we will also take a tour of the village, visit old temples and traditional markets.

Optional: Schedules are not mandatory to follow. You are free to choose attend the sessions or do other activities.

Food: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included during the first 9 nights of your stay. Only breakfast is included during the last 4 nights at the beach resort giving you an opportunity to explore a variety of places to enjoy lunch and dinner.

Accommodation: We will stay the first 9 nights in Ubud at a beautiful resort surrounded by nature. The resort has a swimming pool, yoga hall, and different categories of rooms. Each room has air conditioning, mosquito nets, private bath room, balcony, tea and coffee making facility. Some room categories will have a private swimming pool. For more details of the rooms please take a look  below at the room categories.

What we D0

in the Retreat

Morning Silence

We start the day with silence until the end of the morning’s meditation to observe nature and feel the prana from the sunrise.

Meditation

Morning meditation, mantra chanting and reading yoga philosphy books.

Sivananda yoga classes

Sivananda yoga class 90 minutes with paranayama, surya namaskar, yoga asana. The class will finish with deep relaxation.

Talks on yoga philosophy

Four paths of yoga, veda and upanishad, three gunas, three body’s and five sheaths and meditation coaching classes.

Culture

Visiting temples, monkey forest, art galleries, and traditional markets.

Beaches

Our last 4 days are spent close to the beach practicing yoga and meditation in the morning.  Afternoons are free for you to explore the local area or perhaps you may just wish to relax.

 

What we D0

in the Retreat

Morning silence

We start the day with silence until the end of the morning’s meditation to observe nature and feel the prana from the sunrise.

Meditation

Morning meditation, mantra chanting and reading yoga philosphy books.

Sivananda yoga classes

Sivananda yoga class 90 minutes with paranayama, surya namaskar, yoga asana. The class will finish with deep relaxation.

Talks on yoga philosophy

Four paths of yoga, veda and upanishad, three gunas, three body’s and five sheaths and meditation coaching classes.

Culture

Visiting temples, monkey forest, art galleries, and traditional markets.

Beaches

Our last 4 days are spent close to the beach practicing yoga and meditation in the morning.  Afternoons are free for you to explore the local area or perhaps you may just wish to relax.

Bali

Bali which is also known as “The Island of Gods” The Paradise Island, or the island of a thousand temples. Bali is a small beautiful island and a part of the Indonesian archipelago. It has its own unique culture that sets it apart from the other Indonesian islands. It has beautiful views, volcanoes, jungle, long sandy beaches and warm blue waters.

Ubud

Ubud is located in the middle of Bali. Ubud is the heart of Bali’s culture and the traditions. Ubud is known as the land of spiritual awakenings. The landscape is so beautiful surrounded with forest and terrace rice fields which is one of the attractions in Bali.

Most of Bali’s museums and galleries are centered in Ubud, as the artistic centre of the island. Ubud is home to silversmiths, stone carvers and painters, the Ubud Royal Palace, The Sacred Monkey Forest, and the famous Ubud Art Market.

About

Who is leading the trip

Rajesh

Rajesh is the leading yoga teacher in this retreat. He is a classic hatha yoga teacher who lives in Sweden and teaching yoga classes in Linköping and other cities. He was born and raised in Kerala, South India the land of Yoga and Ayurveda. He was working as a yoga teacher in Bali some years ago and also has been a guest teacher at other Bali yoga retreats. In this retreat Rajesh is teaching yoga classes, meditation, leading satsang, yoga talks and assist you to explore Bali. To read more about Rajesh please see the About us page.

About

the yoga teacher

Nina Nirvani

Nina (Nirvani) is a dedicated yogini from Norway – devoted to the Sivananda tradition. Nirvani is regularly travelling around the world to yoga ashrams and centers to deepen her own yoga practice, so she can continue to spred the teachings of classical yoga to people. Nina established the first yoga studio at Tonsberg, Norway to spread yoga. In the retreat Nina is teaching yoga classes and she is very happy to offer you arm balance yoga poses and advanced yoga poses if you wish to learn. To read more about Nina please see her website https://tonsbergyoga.no

Accommodation

Bucu view resort

Bucu View Ubud Bali is a quiet retreat amidst tropical greenery in a calm environment in the jungle scenery, just 5 minutes’ walk from the Monkey Forest and Ubud Art Market. It features an outdoor pool, spa and yoga hall. The air-conditioned bungalows come with a TV, mosquito nets, and a fridge with minibar. Each room has a private bathroom with hot water. Bucu View Ubud Bali is a 45-minute drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. It is a 10-minute walk from the Antonio Blanco Museum and a 20-minute drive from Bali Bird Park.

Retreat Prices

There are three different categoeries of room available for the first 9 nights. At the beach resort has one categorie room for everyone. The total retreat price will depend on your choice of the room category during the stay at Ubud resort.

The price includes 13 nights’ stay, all yoga classes, philosophy classes, meditation and satsang. Transportation to and from Bali airport, from Ubud resort to beach resort. Three meals for the first 9 nights at Ubud resort and breakfast only at the beach resort for the last 4 nights.

Price for per person (twin share bed room) and Single room means one person in one room.

Garden deluxe room –  14,000 Sek for twin share room. For single room 20,000 Sek

Garden suite room- 16,000 Sek for twin share room. For single room 23,000 Sek

River pool villa (king bed) with private swimming pool. For single person alone in the room – 25,000 Sek, for two people sharing together – 35,000 Sek

Garden Deluxe Room

This air-conditioned room comes with twin beds or a king size bed. Shower and bath with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentory mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

Garden Deluxe Room

This air-conditioned room comes with twin beds or a king size bed. Shower and bath with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentory mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

Garden Suite Room

This air-conditioned room comes with one double bed and one single bed, Shower and bathtub with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentary mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

Garden Suite Room

This air-conditioned room comes with twin beds or a king size bed. Shower and bathtub with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentory mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

Garden Suite Room

This air-conditioned room comes with twin beds or a king size bed. Shower and bathtub with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentory mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

River pool villa

This air-conditioned room comes with one double bed, Private swimming pool and a bathtub with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentary mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

River Pool Villa

This air-conditioned room comes with one double bed, Private swimming pool and a bathtub with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentary mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

River Pool Villa

This air-conditioned room comes with one double bed, Private swimming pool and a bathtub with hot and cold water, LED cable tv, mini fridge, private balcony, free wireless internet, complimentary mineral water, and tea-coffee making facilities.

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Culture

Visiting villages and meet people

We will visit very old temples and traditional markets.

About Hotel Service

Balinese Massage:

Traditional Balinese massage is available at the hotel and the service is provided in your room.

Price: 190 Sek /1 hr

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Balinese massage was developed in the Indonesian province of Bali, with influence from the traditional medicine systems of India, China, and Southeast Asia. Balinese massage techniques include acupressure, skin rolling and flicking, firm and gentle stroking, percussion, and application of essential oils.

Snorkelling & Scuba diving:

Bali is one of the best places for many sea and water activities such as snorkelling, scubadiving etc.

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Hotel help desk can arrange for you different activities with aditional charges.

Bike renting:

With a scooter in Bali you can get anywhere you want, often faster than if driving a car. It’s the best way to get around in Bali.

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If you know how to ride a bike then you can rent a bike from hotel and take short ride to explore around the village and the city.

Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua is a southern part of Bali. It’s known for its long sandy beaches with various activities such as surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, etc.

 

 

Visa

Bali has a free visa which is for 30 days stay with out visa and is applicable for many of the EU countries.

Flight

There are many flight companies flying to Bali from Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Oslo. The ticket will cost from 5600 Sek .

Weather in Bali

During October and November the weather is about 28 degree Celsius.

What is included

  • All 13 nights’ Accommodation in single or twin share room
  • All yoga classes, meditation, yoga philosophy talk and satsang.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the first 9 nights’ stay in Ubud
  • Breakfast is only included for the last 4 nights’ stay at the beach resort
  • Transportation to and from airport and from Ubud to Beach resort
  • Afternoon tour to visit Tanah Lot Temple, painting village, Royal Family Temple and  Monkey Forest

What is not included

  • Flight tickets and visa
  • Lunch and dinner for the last 4 nights’ stay at the beach resort
  • Transportation for extra activities such as visiting temples, shopping, etc.

Bali Rice Field

Bali’s lands are filled with verdant rice fields which make for amazing scenery as you travel around the countryside.

Tanah Lot Temple

Pura Tanah Lot is probably one of the most spectacular temples, sitting atop the majestic cliffs overlooking the surf at Uluwatu.

About

Schedule

Arrival day: 27th October we will meet you at Bali airport and take you to the resort in Ubud where we stay for the first 9 nights. Welcome and introduction followed by an evening meditation.  It is not an intensive yoga retreat. All activities are optional and you are free to chose to attend. Everyday during the first  9 nights stay at Ubud there will be two yoga sessions, two meditation sessions, talks on yoga philosophy, and satsang. Also we offer some workshop on corrections on yoga postures and arm balance poses.

Venue: Bucu Valley resort, Ubud

Daily schedule from 28th October to 4th November
  • 06.00 Optional gathering together in silence near the pool to observe nature and the sunrise.
  • 06.30- 07.30  Morning guided meditation, mantra chanting and reading yoga philosophy text.
  • 07.30- 07.45- Herbal or black tea and coffee.
  • 07.45- 09.00 . Sivananda yoga class. (start with initial relaxation, pranayama, surya namaskar, asana.  The class finish with deep relaxation.
  • 09.00- 10.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00- 11.30  Break (swimming, reading etc)
  • 11.30- 13.00  Yoga philosophy
  • 13.00-14.00  Lunch
  • 14.00-16.30  Free time for relaxation or to explore the local area.
  • 16.30-18.00 Yoga class
  • 18.00-19.00  Dinner
  • 19.30-20.15  Satsang with guided meditation
  • Schedule for Tuesday 5th of November
  • On the 5th of November we will take a taxi after lunch from Ubud resort to the beach resort in Nusa Dua. It takes around 90 minutes to drive.
  • Check in hotel and enjoy the rest of the day on the long sandy beach or relaxing by the swimming pool.
  • Daily schedule from Wednesday 6th of  November to friday 8th of November
  • 06.00 Optional gathering at the beach in silence and watching the sunrise.
  • 06.30-07.00  Guided meditation on the beach.
  • 07.15 – 08.45 Sivananda yoga class.
  • 08.45 – Breakfast
  • The rest of the day is free to enjoy sunbathing on the beach, relaxing by the swimming pool, shopping, etc.  we are happy to arrange variety of activities for example surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, etc.
  • Our final evening on Friday the 8th of November we shall gather together for a farewell dinner.
  • Saturday 9th of November  the check out time from the hotel is 11.00.
  • If you are leaving on 9th of November we can arrange a taxi to the airport.

Schedule

Venue: Bucu Valley resort, Ubud
Arrival day: 27th October we will meet you at Bali airport and take you to the resort in Ubud where we stay for the first 9 nights. welcome and introduction followed by an evening meditation.  It is not an intensive yoga retreat. All activities are optional and you are free to chose to attend. Everyday during the first  9 nights stay at Ubud there will be two yoga sessions, two meditation sessions, talks on yoga philosophy, and satsang. Also we offer some workshop on corrections on yoga posture and arm balance poses.

Daily schedule from 28th October to 4th November

06.00 Optional gathering together in silence near the pool to observe nature and the sunrise.

06.30- 07.30  Morning guided meditation, mantra chanting and reading yoga philosophy text.

07.30- 07.45- Herbal or black tea and coffee.

07.45- 09.00 . Sivananda yoga class. (start with initial relaxation, pranayama, surya namaskar, yoga asana.  The class finish with deep relaxation.

09.00- 10.00 Breakfast

10.00- 11.30  Break (swimmng, reading etc)

11.30- 13.00  Yoga philosophy

13.00-14.00  Lunch

14.00-16.30  Free time for relaxation or to explore the local area.

16.30- 18.00 Yoga class

18.00-19.00  Dinner

19.30-20.15  Satsang with guided meditation

Schedule for Tuesday 5th of November

On the 5th of November we will take a taxi after lunch to the beach resort in Nusa Dua. It takes around 90 minutes to drive.

Check in hotel and enjoy the rest of the day on the long sandy beach or relaxing by the swimming pool.

Daily schedule from Wednesday 6th 0f November to Friday 8th November

06.00 Optional gathering at the beach in silence and watching the sunrise.

06.30-07.00  Guided meditation on the beach.

07.15 – 08.45 Sivananda yoga class.

08.45 – Breakfast

The rest of the day is free to enjoy sunbathing on the beach, relaxing by the swimming pool, shopping, etc.  We are happy to arrange variety of activities for example surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, etc.

Our final evening on Friday the 8th of November we shall gather together for a farewell dinner.

Saturday 9th of November:  Check out time from the hotel is 11.00.

If you are leaving on 9th of November we can arrange a taxi to the airport.

To register or more questions please email us