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Re-Connect: Bali Yoga & Pilates Retreat

Retreat details

Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
7 – 14 September 2019
Valentina Parmigiani and Jo Dombernowsky
From 1250 EUR
Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to recharge your body and reset your mind with energising practice and explore the rejuvenating effects of delicious vegetarian cuisine. 
Join Valentina, an incredibly knowledgeable, generous and compassionate yoga teacher and Pilates expert and published cookbook Author Jo, on this exotic retreat of a lifetime! Desa Seni Village resort in Bali is an enchanting paradise, an oasis for you to experience an unforgettable Yoga & Pilates retreat with the caring Azulfit touch. Fell rested, energised and rejuvenated and enjoy the authentic Indonesian hospitality in this Utopian setting.

What to expect:

By the end of the week you will feel recharged, invigorated and empowered in your practice.  Come away with a feeling of knowing yourself better and feeling more connected to yourself; both in body and soul. Feel more energized and motivated/inspired to continue caring about yourself upon your return home.

You will feel more vibrant and youthful and you’ll work with two compassionate expert teachers who will guide you to deepen your practice and find confidence within. Most of all you will have fun.

You will awaken a deep inner strength and find flow as you learn and play in both your yoga, pranayama and Pilates practice.

With Jo’s nutrition and ayurveda workshop you will come away with tools for your own self practice and growth beyond your retreat week with us!

Class schedule

In addition to our action packed class schedule with expert teachers Jo and Valentina, you are welcome to do classes on the Desa Seni open class program from their lovely Sunrise Flow to yin Restorative to the Master class for more advanced practitioners, its all on hand for you to explore!

Morning Afternoon
Saturday Arrivals Welcome and gentle session w Valentina
Sunday Pilates w Jo Yin Yoga w Valentina
Monday Yoga, Pranayama &  Meditation w Valentina Pilates & Breath workshop w Jo
Tuesday Pilates w Jo

Pilates Q&A

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 two leading 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 exoctic fruit and be utterly at peace.

About the instructors

Valentina Parmigiani

Valentina Vinyasa KramaValentina is an experienced, caring and inspiring teacher. She started her yoga practice in 2005 and after few years she travelled through India to learn classical Hatha yoga techniques. In 2012 she started to practice Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga and since then she has maintained a steady 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.

Jo Dombernowsky

Jo is an advanced practitioner and inspiring Pilates teacher. Her classes focus strongly on understanding correct form, body awareness and body synergy, giving students the understanding and skill to progress in their Pilates safely and quickly.

Jo’s passion for fitness and overall wellbeing shine through in all that she does, and we are delighted to have her as part of the team.


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 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’s lots 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.


What’s included:

  • 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).