Escape to paradise and discover a new depth to your practice on this retreat of a lifetime!
Blissful Bali, a place like no other. This is where your yoga practice meets the warm welcome of the islands exotic Indonesian culture. Your heart and practice are lifted by the natural beauty that surrounds you; this is where you come home to yourself.
Surrounded by lush tropical gardens in the open-air yoga shala, Valentina will guide you and support you, sharing her compassion and knowledge to take you on a journey to restore and awaken body, mind and soul.
Yoga, meditation, pranayama and exploration of yoga philosophy await in the paradise of Desa Seni retreat. Bali is the perfect place to explore inwards and adventure outwards in the safe hands of Valentina, a highly experienced teacher and practitioner in her second home, Bali.
What to expect:
Join our teachers for the Azulfit experience, enhanced by this perfect blend of traditional Balinese culture and modern luxury.
By the end of the week you will feel recharged, invigorated and empowered.
- You will feel supported, guided & challenged to elevate your practice
- You will feel confident and rejuvenated
- You will learn to listen to your body & understand what it needs (whether to push, rest, recharge)
- Discover new breath techniques to bring energy & clarity to your life
- Immerse yourself in your practice. (Choose yoga, Pilates or both)
- Feel healthier, stronger, toned, more flexible
- Ignite your fire & passion for life
- Meet like-minded friends
- Explore Bali, temples, markets and the vibrant wellness scene
In addition to our daily practice (asnana, pranayama, meditation, mantra and philosophy) with expert teachers, you can also experience Sunrise Flow yoga to yin yoga, Restorative to the Master class for more advanced practitioners, it's all on hand for you to immerse in your practice, or try something new.
|Saturday||Arrivals||Welcome and gentle session w Valentina|
|Sunday||Yoga & Meditation||Yin Yoga w Valentina|
|Monday||Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation w Valentina||Pilates & Breath|
|Tuesday||Yoga Flow w Valentina||Jivamukti Open Class w Valentina|
|Wednesday||Pilates w Jo||Rest Afternoon|
|Thursday||Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation w Valetnina||Heart Openers and Back Bends w Valentina|
|Friday||Pilates w Jo||Yoga and Mantra Chanting|
|Saturday||Breakfast followed by goodbyes||Departures|
This retreat week will help you deepen your practice with expert teachers dedicated to supporting you and your growth. Set in a retreat village paradise this is an experience of a lifetime, a chance to immerse in your practice, eat delicious vegetarian cuisine and luscious exotic fruit and be utterly at peace.
About the instructor
Valentina is an experienced, caring and inspiring teacher. With many years of practice, study and travel, Valentina is known for guiding you to take practice deeper in a compassionate and inspiring way.
She started her yoga practice in 2005 and trained with classical yoga techniques shortly after. In 2012 she started to practice Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga and since then she has maintained a daily self-practice. During these years of travel she has studied yoga philosophy extensively and has practiced and studied with senior teachers Matthew Sweeney, Mark Robberds, Sharon Gannon and David Life. She has developed her own way to transmit to her students what she has learned in her yoga journey. She is a certified Jivamukti yoga teacher, and Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga teacher.
Focused on women's empowerment and animal liberation, Valentina believes in compassion in action and freedom for all beings.
Desa Seni is located in a beautiful Canggu.
Between classes, there is plenty to do. Enjoy all the luxuries of the incredible retreat facilities - take a dip in the saltwater pool or enjoy a traditional Balinese therapy.
Visit one of the local beaches or nearby temples, or visit the local market in the nearby town to experience all the sights and sounds of Bali!
There is so much to do and you will have plenty of free time to just relax with a book or get active and explore – the choice is yours!
Rooms and Prices
There are single private rooms available, double rooms and triple rooms.
All rooms are of an extremely high standard, formerly classical wooden Indonesian homes imported from all over Bali to make an artistic Village resort.
The Shared Houses have 2 private bedrooms and 2 private bathrooms. The common space is a shared living room with wonderful outdoor spaces. These houses have lovely views of the tropical lush gardens. You will have private use of one bedroom and bathroom and share the common space with another person.
Prices are 1250 EUR for a shared room in the shared house or 1750 EUR for a private room in a shared house.
The Village Houses have 1 bedroom with a king bed only, and a private bathroom with rain shower. Great old charm and comfort, furnished with antique art objects and furniture. A beautiful front porch offers views of our organic farming, surrounded by beautiful gardens.
Prices are 1825 EUR for a private room in a village house. Also available for couples or friends who will share a king bed; please enquire for shared rate.
The Deluxe Houses have 1 bedroom which can be set with a king bed or two single beds. There is a spacious bathroom with rain shower as well as a sitting area and desk. The large front porch offers wonderful views of our organic vegetable gardens and tropical gardens.
Prices are 1350 EUR for a shared room in the deluxe house or 1875 EUR for a private room in a deluxe house.
Triple room options available, please enquire for rates.
After each morning session, enjoy delicious and filling breakfast/ brunch prepared and served with love by the Desa Seni team.
We offer six inclusive evening meals in your week to energise, revitalise and nourish, for a delicious, balancing week. A great chance to detox from the normal day to day diet and to enjoy the delicious retreat food, and also spend time with like minded guests. Delish!
Massage, beauty & complementary therapies
Restore and revitalise body, mind and soul with the incredible blend of Eastern and Western therapies available to you at Desa Seni. From Deep Tissue to Hot Stone massage, their extensive massage options will leave you fully relaxed and floating! Enjoy one of the Polish rituals, like the Javanese Lulur Body Scrub for deep purification and rejuvenation. Heavenly.
- Seven nights accommodation
- All classes (2 x daily w one rest afternoon midweek)
- Daily brunches and six delicious vegetarian evening meals
- All equipment (mats, belts, etc.)
The cost of the course starts at 1250 euros for a shared room (shared Village house) and 1750 euros for a private room (shared village house).
Late booking discount available for our last places; enquire for details!